Expert Advice on how to Sell a House with Japanese Knotweed
Selling a house with Japanese Knotweed in or around the property is going to cause you a serious headache. Unfortunately, when it comes to Japanese Knotweed, you stand a serious risk of having to sell your house at a massively discounted price, or even not being able to sell it at all. This is because Japanese knotweed removal is very difficult, which is why mortgage lenders, in particular, are likely to not lend the full amount if a property has Japanese Knotweed anywhere near it.
What is Japanese Knotweed?
If you’re unsure of the process of Japanese knotweed identification, this link might give you some helpful information. You may have heard some horror stories of this pest growing on a Swansea property that would make you want to learn how to kill knotweed forever. But what is particularly scary is that Japanese knotweed only has to grow near your property for it to affect its value! There is a range of weed killer for Japanese knotweed that is available, however, unless you know how to kill Japanese knotweed you might be surprised to know that the only way to eradicate Japanese knotweed is to treat it over a couple of seasons. This means getting rid of it takes years! It is quite common that homeowners will only realise they have an infestation when they come to try and sell their house. At this point, it is often too late to effectively treat the issue and the house sale will fall through. It’s at this point that homeowners find that trying to sell a house with Japanese Knotweed is not easy.
This is not an issue when dealing with a Property Cash Buyer. We buy any house, including properties with Japanese Knotweed. This wouldn’t even affect the turnaround time of buying your house. If you’re looking to sell your house fast for cash, contact me today