Although the property market may be somewhat unfavourable at the moment, many more homeowners are now considering selling their homes in order to 'downsize'. Unfortunately, selling property is not as easy as it was five years ago. Back then, there was an almost limitless number of buyers looking around to buy their dream homes. However, mortgage lenders are far more reticent about giving out mortgages these days, so there are now fewer people than ever before trying to get on the property ladder.
All of this means that homeowners looking to sell their properties must do everything they can to make house hunters fall in love with their homes. The quickest and easiest way in which they can do this is by impressing potential buyers with the first thing they see.
After the front door, the first thing that most potential buyers notice when they enter a property is the floor. If they see a dirty carpet or a grubby lino then they will automatically be thinking of the next viewing they have on their list. However, if they see solid wood flooring then they will be far more likely to think: “This looks promising...”
Quite simply, wood floors make properties look far more appealing and stylish than even the most attractive carpet or lino. So, if you want to make sure your property gives potential buyers the “wow” factor when they walk in, make sure you invest in some good quality wood flooring.