What puts you off an advertised property?

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    • #56830
      DBMarcos99
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      An interesting article here about turn-offs for UK properties on Rightmove. What are the Spanish equivalents (whether on fotocasa, idealista or Kyero etc)?

      http://madisonoakley.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/what-puts-you-off-a-property-on-rightmove/

      ” If I see photos with the lights on, I assume the house is normally dark so I don’t bother seeing it”

      “If the agent only puts three photos on the web, we think those are carefully chosen and the rest of the house is horrible”

      “If the main picture is of the inside, I always wonder if the outside is ugly”

      “If the agent doesnt make any effort with describing the house, they must think its awful themselves”

      “Less is more – if the initial text is more than a line or two, I don’t bother reading further”

      “The main picture should always be on the front of the house. Also any outside pictures should reflect the season – I don’t want to pick up details of a house in the spring if the photos show snow in the garden – highlights the facts it’s been up for sale for ages!”

      “.. if there is no picture of say a kitchen or a bathroom for a property on Rightmove I’m inclined to think it must be in a state and the agent is trying to hide it so you end up being less inclined to enquire further of that particular one, even if it needs work, I would rather see it all.”

    • #108832
      katy
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      I think a lot of those statements are fairly true. People are attracted by different things though…some like an estate type modern box, others quirky etc. In the early days of the web it was difficult to suss out from the photos. In Spain we went to one that had a lovely garden but a ten story block at the end of it which the web photos don’t show. I look at the main photo and then go directly to street view to browse around the area.

    • #108995
      katy
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      I think a lot of those statements are fairly true. People are attracted by different things though…some like an estate type modern box, others quirky etc. In the early days of the web it was difficult to suss out from the photos. In Spain we went to one that had a lovely garden but a ten story block at the end of it which the web photos don’t show. I look at the main photo and then go directly to street view to browse around the area.

    • #108835
      Anonymous
      Participant

      What puts you off….

      …. the fact that the property is located in Spain!

    • #109001
      Anonymous
      Participant

      What puts you off….

      …. the fact that the property is located in Spain!

    • #108841
      kgpoc
      Participant

      JP – Thanks so much for that laugh!! 😆

    • #109012
      kgpoc
      Participant

      JP – Thanks so much for that laugh!! 😆

    • #108843
      angie
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      Bad neighbours can ruin your life even if the property looks good wherever it’s location, even in Spain yak yak shouting between households and barking dogs can be a b—-y nightmare, not forgetting white van man parking outside your home 😥

    • #109016
      angie
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      Bad neighbours can ruin your life even if the property looks good wherever it’s location, even in Spain yak yak shouting between households and barking dogs can be a b—-y nightmare, not forgetting white van man parking outside your home 😥

    • #108847
      Chris M
      Participant

      @kgpoc wrote:

      JP – Thanks so much for that laugh!! 😆

      Do you know, it kind of made me laugh as well!

    • #109024
      Chris M
      Participant

      @kgpoc wrote:

      JP – Thanks so much for that laugh!! 😆

      Do you know, it kind of made me laugh as well!

    • #108859
      Anonymous
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      @jp1 wrote:

      What puts you off….

      …. the fact that the property is located in Spain!

      😆 😆 😆
      jp1!

    • #109048
      Anonymous
      Participant

      @jp1 wrote:

      What puts you off….

      …. the fact that the property is located in Spain!

      😆 😆 😆
      jp1!

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