Property Ladder: Let the seller beware ...
House sellers take note: a new survey has revealed house-hunters’ pet hates — and it’s not just your pad you have to worry about.
The worst first impressions are created by damp patches and cracks in the abode for sale, but if your neighbour’s house is looking a bit down at heel this is another major turn-off. Buyers say that botched DIY jobs and being next to a pub as well as the smell of a dog are peeves they may not overlook.
Other issues you need to overcome in this buyers’ market are Road noise, weird smells and dirty bathrooms are no-nos too.