3 Things Most UK Home Buyers Are Looking For

When
most people think of the things homeowners desire, they often think of
expensive add-ons or enhanced features: stainless-steel appliances, marble
countertops, etc. While these perks are nice and will surely aid you in selling
your property, most UK home buyers are looking for something much more simple
— and less expensive — to honour. In fact, you may already have many of the
things a potential buyer seeks in your home. Here’s a look at three of the most
sought-after aspects of modern home buying. 

1. A Home That Requires Low Maintenance
The demands of modern life put constraints on
many homeowners time. That’s why many buyers are looking for a property that
requires low initial maintenance. The more you can do before listing your home,
the more likely it is to be purchased quickly. Invest in making the seemingly
small needed repairs, paint the walls and watch as interest picks up on your
listing.

2. A Simple Home Interior
Most homeowners enjoy decorating the interior of
their houses how they see fit. The more you can aid them in this process, the
more likely they are to buy. Choose calm, neutral tones in wall paint. Refrain
from installing your house with flashy fixtures; instead, install ones that are
more subtle. The more generic you make the interior of your home, the more
creative freedom you give the new buyer.

3. Space for Growing
When we say space to grow, we’re not necessarily
meaning the size of your house. Instead, think actual growth
— plants, vegetable, etc. Does your house currently have a window box garden
or space for a small garden fixture in the backyard? This is a strong selling
point for most modern home buyers. Even small spaces with a little growing
space can make a potential buyer more apt to put in an offer.

Creating an inviting living space with features
buyers are looking for doesn’t necessarily require you to spend thousands of
pounds to make it more desirable. If you’re looking to 
sell your home, be sure to tout these
perks when listing.


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Akshay Ruparelia

Doorsteps CEO

We have listed over £1 billion worth of homes and taken 1% of the UK Market Share. This translates to over 7-8,000 properties marketed and customer savings of over £8million now, compared to if they used a high street agent. 

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