Top features revealed for UK house hunters

Posted: 21 Apr 2015 16:40:43 GMT

            Property News - Top features revealed for UK house hunters

The must-have features for UK house hunters have been revealed.

UK house buyers have revealed the most attractive features that they look for when contemplating the purchase of a new home.

Research carried out by price comparison provider showed the essential features house hunters are looking out for are efficient central heating (78 per cent), secure windows and doors (73 per cent), double glazing (72 per cent), good broadband speeds (70 per cent) and a garden (69 per cent).

Other features high up the wish list were landline telephone, off road parking, a strong energy efficiency rating and at least two toilets.

Ben Wilson, from Home Insurance, commented: "When it comes to looking for a new home, our survey suggests that modern house-hunters prioritise warmth, security and technology over traditional fireplaces and other period features."

Indeed, he added that the increasing appeal of the latest technologies and in-home entertainment mean features like access to a fast internet connection and a stable mobile phone signal are gaining increasing importance.

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