Planning on selling up and moving on? Then it certainly makes sense to do some research into what prospective buyers are looking for in a property at the moment so you can sell quicker and get the best asking price possible.
Research from Gocompare.com has just revealed the top 20 features that buyers are on the lookout for at the moment, with the top five consisting of central heating, double glazing, a garden, secure doors and windows, and off road parking.
Other desirable features include a bath, local shops and amenities, friendly neighbours, reliable broadband, good energy-efficiency ratings, a landline, good TV signal, a separate shower, cavity wall insulation, a minimum of two toilets, a dining room, good mobile signal, a garage, a big living room with enough space to house a large flat screen TV, and an ensuite bathroom.
“From our research it’s clear that today’s potential homebuyers are putting practical concerns ahead of aesthetics. They are looking for warm, cosy properties, which are energy efficient and well connected to modern amenities rather than ones that are full of character,” mortgages spokesman for Gocompare.com Matt Sanders said.
Double glazing is something all homeowners look for so if you haven’t had it installed yet, now would be a good time to do so. And in the meantime before you sell, you’ll be able to take advantage of a more effectively insulated house that’s warmer, quieter and more energy efficient. To find out more, get in touch with us here at Malbern Windows today.