Home Buyer Turn Offs

Just as spacious rooms, a state-of-the-art kitchen and good parking are all turn ons for home movers, there are many things which turn them off.

Buying a home is the biggest purchase people are ever likely to make, so for the majority of buyers it needs to be perfect.

Although many buyers are able to look beyond some minor imperfections, in the knowledge rooms can be transformed with a little know how, it is wise to pay attention to the following list of turn offs.

Turn Offs

  • Damp patches
  • Cracks
  • Scruffy neighbours
  • Botched DIY jobs
  • Next to a pub
  • Smell of a dog
  • Road noise
  • Weird odours
  • Dirty bathrooms
  • Living on a flood plain
  • Teenagers in the street
  • Next to a school
  • "Art" on exterior walls
  • Gutters with plants growing in them
  • Peeling paint
  • Run down car outside
  • Caravan in the drive next door
  • Pebble dash
  • Overgrown garden
  • Next to a car park