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When it comes to homebuying, a new survey shows it’s what’s on the outside that counts

As millions of Brits go into lockdown, plans for moving house may be on pause - but now’s the perfect time to invest in getting your home sale-ready, by improving your kerb appeal.

A recent study of 1,000 homeowners by UK Sign Shop shows that 3 in 5 of us would consider kerb appeal to be ‘highly influential’ when it comes to purchasing a property. And, over three-quarters of those surveyed said that kerb appeal had played a part in their purchasing decision.

For respondents who had purchased a property in the last three years, kerb appeal was particularly influential with 81% believing exterior image to be important, and only 14% claiming they could overlook an unsightly outside.

With the COVID-19 crisis pushing DIY sales up as Brits prepare to be at home in the coming weeks, there’s never been a better time to focus on improving the...

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