What Helps Make A Dream Property?

Hundreds of thousands of us harbour aspirations for our dream property, no matter whether it’s an extravagant addition or a more modest ‘must-have’.

Now investigation from Ocean Finance, a top loan and mortgage broker and the author of this post, has identified that prime of the want record is an indoor swimming pool.

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Far more than a third of us dream about our very own indoor pool, closely followed by a want to have an en-suite bathroom and a summer property or conservatory.

Also high up on the dream residence agenda are a stroll-in wardrobe, a greater garden and a Jacuzzi/sizzling tub. Some of us would also like a residence health club and an open fire or log burner.

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The survey exhibits that, far from being out of most people’s reach, many of our favored house features are within our grasp. Even though a tennis court and a moat are a small ‘out there’, factors like a pond, a garage and a shed are a lot more achievable.

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Maybe unsurprisingly, males and women vary when it comes to their dream house. For instance, 39% of girls said that an en-suite bathroom is their second most wanted feature, in contrast with just 25% of men.

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And individuals residing in the North East of England seem to be keener on an indoor swimming pool than anybody else in the country – although these living in Scotland are least most likely to want 1!

*Buyer Intelligence carried out a survey of a representative sample of 3,425 Uk grownups from 5th – 11th July 2013. Figures have been extrapolated to match ONS 2013 population projections of 50,371,000 Uk adults.