According to a recent survey, secure windows and doors are one of the top characteristics of a property Brits find most appealing, falling within the top five when looking to buy.
The survey, conducted by GoCompare, questioned 2,000 Brits on what the must-have features are of a property they’d considering buying, with central heating, double glazing, a garden, and off road parking rounding off the top five.
The research revealed that two of the priorities prospective buyers today look for is energy efficiency and security, putting practical concerns ahead of aesthetics in an effort to keep bills down and their valuables safe.
Check out the full top 20 below.
TOP 20 ‘MUST HAVE’ PROPERTY FEATURES
1 - Central heating 79%
2 - Double glazing 74%
3 - A garden 71%
4 - Secure doors and windows 70%
5 - Off road parking 58%
6 - A bath tub 57%
7 - Local shops and amenities 55%
8 - Friendly neighbours 54%
9 - Strong enough broadband connection to stream films and TV 53%
10 - A good energy efficiency rating 50%
11 - A land line telephone 50%
12 - A good TV signal 49%
13 - A separate shower cubicle 47%
14 - Cavity wall insulation 47%
15 - At least two toilets 45%
16 - A dining room 44%
17 - A reliable and clear mobile phone signal 44%
18 - A garage 43%
19 - A living room big enough for a large, flat screen TV 39%
20 - An en-suite bathroom 34%
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