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Property for sale in North London - what's putting buyers off?

Is your property for sale in North London' Thinking of going on the market' A recent survey has revealed what actually puts off today's purchasers and the results might just stop you in your tracks. If you've been thinking about whitewashing over the rag-roll paint effect in the living room, you might be wasting your time. ukbathrooms.com questioned over 1,000 people and asked what would put them off a property for sale. Only 3% of respondents said that an outdated living room would prevent them from buying a property but 21% said an outdated bathroom would. A small kitchen would be a problem for 17% of those surveyed, with 14% saying bedroom space would be an issue. Our north London estate agents say that houses and flats for sale in North London come in all shapes and sizes but would-be vendors should take note of the findings of this recent survey. Most properties for sale in North London don’t require major alterations before they come to market but anyone thinking of selling can make their home appealing with some modest improvements and lateral thinking. If your kitchen is on the 'bijou' side, ask an architect to draw up plans of how to make it a bigger by replanning the existing space or extending. Just having something on paper to show a potential buyer illustrates potential and show what's possible with some thought. The survey also highlighted that, in London, young buyers were more bothered about a modern bathroom than a garden. Not all houses and flats for sale in North London need to have a brand new bathroom but simple changes can make all the difference. We suggest swapping shower curtains for a screen, replacing any cracked tiles, removing any mould and installing a power shower with adequate ventilation, where possible. Cast your mind back 20 years, when buyers were put off if there was no central heating or double glazing. Thoroughly unmodernised properties for sale in North London are actually quite rare and if they do come onto the market, they're quickly snapped up by developers or people looking for a 'project'. Buyers' priorities have shifted and it appears kitchens and bathrooms are high of the home moving list. If you are thinking of moving and have a property in North London, contact Winkworth North London estate agents for a valuation. Just fill in our online form and one of the team will be in touch.

Is your property for sale in North London' Thinking of going on the market' A recent survey has revealed what actually puts off today's purchasers and the results might just stop you in your tracks. If you've been thinking about whitewashing over the rag-roll paint effect in the living room, you might be wasting your time.

ukbathrooms.com questioned over 1,000 people and asked what would put them off a property for sale. Only 3% of respondents said that an outdated living room would prevent them from buying a property but 21% said an outdated bathroom would. A small kitchen would be a problem for 17% of those surveyed, with 14% saying bedroom space would be an issue.

Our north London estate agents say that houses and flats for sale in North London come in all shapes and sizes but would-be vendors should take note of the findings of this recent survey. Most properties for sale in North London don’t require major alterations before they come to market but anyone thinking of selling can make their home appealing with some modest improvements and lateral thinking. If your kitchen is on the 'bijou' side, ask an architect to draw up plans of how to make it a bigger by replanning the existing space or extending. Just having something on paper to show a potential buyer illustrates potential and show what's possible with some thought.

The survey also highlighted that, in London, young buyers were more bothered about a modern bathroom than a garden. Not all houses and flats for sale in North London need to have a brand new bathroom but simple changes can make all the difference. We suggest swapping shower curtains for a screen, replacing any cracked tiles, removing any mould and installing a power shower with adequate ventilation, where possible.

Cast your mind back 20 years, when buyers were put off if there was no central heating or double glazing. Thoroughly unmodernised properties for sale in North London are actually quite rare and if they do come onto the market, they're quickly snapped up by developers or people looking for a 'project'. Buyers' priorities have shifted and it appears kitchens and bathrooms are high of the home moving list.

If you are thinking of moving and have a property in North London, contact Winkworth North London estate agents for a valuation. Just fill in our online form and one of the team will be in touch.

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