UK house-hunters have revealed their top ten property turn-offs....

Posted 16 March 2015

Damp, poor maintenance and a lack of parking top the list of house-hunters’ biggest turn-offs, according to new research by Gocompare.com 

The data shows that 67% of people would be deterred from buying a property which showed signs of damp. Other property ‘no-nos’ include poor maintenance, wooden windows, no garden, stone cladding and nasty odours.

Here's the top 10...
 

1. Damp patches and stained walls/ceilings (67%)
 


2. Poor state of repair, including rotten windows (60%)



3. No parking (55%)



4.No garden (54%)
 


5. Bad smells (53%)
 


6. Unfinished building work (53%)



7. Poor natural light (46%)



8. Small rooms (45%)



9. Bad DIY (42%)



10. Small kitchen (40%)


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