Homes with gardens and workspace are likely to be at a premium in future
Lockdown is bringing property problems to the fore. With more of us spending all our time at home, all those little gripes that could have been easily ignored in normal circumstances are now becoming painfully obvious!
Maintenance issues, a lack of storage space and too much noise are top of the list of homeowners' and renters' complaints, according to new research from the Homeowners Alliance published this week.
The HOA survey shows that when we?re looking for a new property to rent or buy, we tend to focus on the important physical characteristics of the property (beyond location and number of rooms). Top of the list are sufficiently sized rooms (66%), a private balcony or garden (57%) and good natural light (46%). However, more than half of renters and more than 40% of homeowners wish they?d paid more attention to other aspects of the home they picked to rent or buy.
The HOA reveals that:
Author : Mary-Anne Bowring
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