Nine things that put buyers off during a viewing

Nine things that put buyers off during a viewing

You can create the right atmosphere, brew coffee and bake some bread to entice buyers, but there are just some issues that buyers won’t be able to overlook when viewing a home. If you are thinking of selling your property, here’s what you need to look at;1. Extra costs and pricingPricing the home correctly from the outset is imperative. If priced too high, you will just make other homes with similar features look like a bargain. Nobody wants to feel as if they are paying too much for a home. 2. Over-the-top décor Loud colours, over-stated fabric prints, and garish wallpaper are all a no-no. More than half of buyers in today’s market would refuse to buy a home if the décor was too out there for them. Your home is a sanctuary that reflects your own unique style and taste, but everyone is different and what may appeal to you might not be the buyers cup of tea.It’s best to play it safe and stick to neutral colours. Greys and blues are well received; however, white is a preferred...

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4th Oct 2018
Seven renovations that could devalue your home
Seven Renovations That Could Devalue Your Home & Why As great as you think a renovation may be, it may not always add value to your hom...
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Selling Strategy: How to Make Your Home Stand Out This Autumn
The leaves are beginning to change, and so is the property market. After the slowdown of the summer holidays, sellers and buyers alike are k...
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30th Sep 2018
Property Housing Market Report: September
Although the country has basked in an unexpected heatwave, the housing market across the UK has remained cool. Price growth has moderated ac...
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11th Sep 2018
Housing market report: July 2018
With all the doom and gloom currently gracing the property pages of the newspapers, you would be forgiven for thinking the best thing to do...
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Stylish ways to sell your home
The UK property market is competitive, so sellers are looking for new ways to sell their home faster. New selling trends emerge every year,...
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3rd Jul 2018
How to get the best price when a surveyor values your home
There are thousands of surveyors in Britain. They are key to determining the value of your home, but what do they look for in a survey? Ther...
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27th Jun 2018
Property housing market report: June 2018
While the UK property market is solid as a rock, more data is pointing to a period of price stagnation which could affect the premium market...
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6th Jun 2018
Best market towns in the UK
Market towns are great places to live and work. They offer a taste of the countryside, a historic centre, and still have lots of amenities o...
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2nd Jun 2018
London Housing Market Update: May 2018
There are a lot of reasons for anyone involved in the UK’s regional premium markets to feel very smug at the moment. Despite all the fears o...
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16th May 2018
Housing market report: May 2018
Following the departure of Amber Rudd, the reorganised cabinet sees James Brokenshire take over as the new Secretary of State for Housing, C...
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8th May 2018
Win two tickets to the last day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth
Fine & Country is launching a new competition to win a pair of tickets to the last day of the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth 2018. Th...
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10th Apr 2018
Housing Market Report: April 2018
When it comes to safe bets, residential property is pretty high up on the list.There are safer things to hold like gold or government bonds,...
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4th Apr 2018

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