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Is it all about location, location, location when it comes to selling houses?

December 8th 2016
By: Melanie Hollidge
Is it all about location, location, location when it comes to selling houses?

Location, location, location is everything when selling a home or is it? What are the other determining factors that could make a property worth more? According to the Homes and Property magazine there are 14 different aspects which could potentially boost the value of a London home, they say that it’s much more than about size in square feet, or location.

Proximity to open spaces can add up to 20% to a home’s value, especially if it’s located in London or in a built up area. Living in a quiet street will also add around 15% to a property, as road noise can be very off putting for some buyers. Technology is also high on the list (including a high speed broadband connection) – especially with top-end properties, buyers will expect the latest gismos and appliances, boosting the price by around 8%.

Home-buyers are much more energy conscious with rising energy costs and with the aid of the EPC rating they can quickly determine whether a home will be energy efficient or not – making a home with a good rating more desirable. Although the square footage of a home might not be the top priority for buyers, the feel of space is very important, a home with good proportions and high ceilings will help to make it feel larger. Commuters and London buyers will also be looking for a property located near to a train or tube station.

If you are looking for a home with all of these aspects then Goodfellows Carshalton has this lovely house for sale agreed - situated at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac in a very popular Carshalton area, this double fronted three bedroom detached property offers good sized family accommodation. Featuring a double aspect living room, separate dining room, fitted kitchen, utility area and downstairs WC, three bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and en-suite to master; the property also offers a lovely private rear garden, off street parking and a garage. It is also ideally located within walking distance of Carshalton Beeches station and close to schools, local shops, transport links and amenities.

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For more information on similar properties for sale please contact Goodfellows Carshalton Beeches on 020 8773 2424.