This common property feature could knock £49,000 off the value of your home ...

SELLING a property can be a stressful experience and homeowners will want to get the best fee possible. A property expert has revealed the feature that could be knocking thousands off the value of your home.

PUBLISHED: 11:56, Thu, Oct 15, 2020 | UPDATED: 11:56, Thu, Oct 15, 2020

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Property prices can be affected by lots of different factors. An expert has revealed the features that could be knocking more than £49,000 off the cost of your home.

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When selling a house, making big renovations can add value to the property.

Simple touch-ups that don't cost a lot of money can also boost the value of a house.

While making changes to a home can make it more appealing, there are some features that could put buyers off.

Experts at Hammonds Furniture have discovered the features that could be knocking money off the selling price of a property.

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The research found that mould or damp on the walls would deter 62 percent of potential buyers.

While many homes will experience this, the experts stressed the importance of getting mould dealt with quickly.

Fifty-seven percent of homeowners also explained they would be reluctant to buy if there were any signs of pest infestation.

Michael Patterson, Managing Director of WeBuyAnyHouse, explained these issues could knock the value of a house by 20 percent.

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