At Williams of Petersfield, we love walking around the local area and taking in the fantastic buildings and views on offer. However, if you walk the streets every day or you are more than familiar with what Petersfield has to offer, you sometimes need to view the local area with a new purpose. Continue reading “Williams of Petersfield – Easter Hunt”
Up to the minute property news relating to the Petersfield property market and surrounding areas, for April 2019. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: April 2019”
Up to the minute property news relating to the Petersfield property market and surrounding areas, for March 2019.
Up to the minute property news relating to Petersfield and surrounding areas, for February 2019. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: February 2019”
It is understandable that the beginning of a New Year sees many people looking to take stock and make plans for what lies ahead. Continue reading “Petersfield Property Prices And Values For 2019”
Up to the minute property news relating to Petersfield and surrounding areas, for December 2018. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: December 2018”
Up to the minute property news relating to Petersfield and surrounding areas, for November 2018. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: November 2018”
Selling your home is far from easy, even when you have help from specialists, but there are ways in which you can make the process an awful lot easier. At Williams of Petersfield, we are delighted to say that we have helped many Petersfield vendors sell their property, and a large part of this success is down to the fact that we know what buyers want to see when they are looking for a home.
Each buyer is unique, and it is likely that they will have their own personal tastes and requirements but in general, there are some things that most buyers want to see. If you were to sit down and think about the things that you want to see when looking for a home, you’ll find most of these items crop up, and there is a common-sense approach to be made when presenting a home to prospective buyers.
Warmth and comfort are hugely important for buyers, so there is no surprise at the fact that central heating and double glazing are priorities for prospective buyers. If your property doesn’t have these in place, it is worth making an investment, but if you do have these elements at home, there are still ways in which you can improve the warmth and comfort of your home.
Improving the insulation at your home is always great news for buyers
Cavity wall insulation is a sensible solution for homeowners looking to retain heat, lower their energy bills and make their home a more environmentally friendly place. If you have this in place or would like an option, upgrading to a smart energy device makes sense. These devices allow you to remain in control of your heating and you see what you are spending.
You’ll find that these devices lead to a reduction in energy usage, saving money and aiding the environment, which a prospective buyer is always going to hold an interest in.
Another priority for buyers is security. With doors and windows being the most common point of entry in a break-in, you want to ensure that these points are robust and dependable. It may not cost a lot of money to improve the security of these features, but you’ll find that it is a worthwhile investment, offering peace of mind to a prospective buyer.
Tell prospective buyers about why you love Petersfield property
There will, of course, be features that buyers want to see which are outside of your control. Having local shops and amenities is an important feature for prospective buyers but as you can’t do much to impact on this, there is no point worrying about it. However, if you have found local stores that you appreciate, take the time to tell any prospective buyer about them.
Energy efficiency is another important aspect, and if you can upgrade aspects of your home to a more energy efficient counterpart, you will hopefully find greater interest in your property.
If you can draw attention to aspects of local life which may not be written about in local area guides, but which make your life easier, you provide prospective buyers with something else to think about.
If you are selling your home in Petersfield and you want to make sure that you please buyers, come and speak with Williams of Petersfield. We are pleased to say we have helped many homeowners sell their property, and we are here to assist you with this aim.
Up to the minute property news relating to Petersfield and surrounding areas, for October 2018. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: October 2018”
Up to the minute property news relating to Petersfield and surrounding areas, for August 2018. Continue reading “Petersfield and Surrounds Property News: August 2018”
There has been some discussion in the property market of late about the need to manage expectations when selling property. A lot of this is down to the fact that the asking price have been rising sharply while sales prices are coming in at a much lower level. Continue reading “Gap Between Asking Price And Sales Price Hits 45%”