Finding out that you have a certain plant known as Japanese knotweed in your garden within close proximity to your house can be disasterous when it comes to trying to sell.
Japanese knotweed is a plant which spreads very quickly, and is hell-bent on destruction – easily breaking through walls, concrete, and drains.
It can be havoc to get rid of; most removal methods do not work – it really is a plant that never gives up! So what do you do when you need to sell a property that has Japanese knotweed present?
- You sell your house quickly to a cash buyer, no mortgage company will assist in the purchase of a property with known Japanese knotweed.
- You try to remove the knotweed.
Option 1 is the easiest way to get a quick house sale, and you won’t need to wait long for a cash buyer to complete on the sale. We can assist with this, and we do buy property with Japanese knotweed present. If you have a property with knotweed present, it may be worth giving us a call to discuss your sale options.
Your second option is to try and get rid of the knotweed yourself or using a professional company. Remember, always opt for a company that offers some sort of guarantee to remove it. You don’t want to find it has grown back after just a few months!