Friday, Dec 11, 2009

2 coats of magnolia, laminate flooring and fluffy cushions no longer good enough

Times: What gives properties the X-factor?

This year, exceptional houses continued to sell for well over their asking prices. This in the teeth of a recession that, by April, had seen average house prices plummet 17 per cent. So what sort of houses defeated the doom-mongers? What lessons can we learn for 2010? To sell well in a recession, your house needs a special something. 'X' factor features include - A dog-drying room. A flower-arranging room, with potential to double as a present-wrapping room.

Posted by jack c @ 02:22 PM (1289 views)
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1. will said...

The Times - says it all.

Friday, December 11, 2009 02:39PM Report Comment
 

2. will said...

Simon Cowell?

Friday, December 11, 2009 02:54PM Report Comment
 

3. jack c said...

@will - when it comes to residential property only 2 people can add the 'X' factor - I sense a new Channel 4 property programme in the making featuring the dynamic Garrington duo

Friday, December 11, 2009 03:01PM Report Comment
 

4. Mr Ed said...

"A dog drying room"? "A flower-arrangement room.. doubling as a present-wrapping room". Oh well those would certainly have the X-factor wouldn't they, we're all missing out for sure! What planet are the Times on?

Saturday, December 12, 2009 09:58AM Report Comment
 

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