Smoking and bad smells most off-putting factors to homebuyers

A survey from Move with Us, home to the UK’s largest network of independent estate agents, reveals that smoking and other bad smells are the most off-putting factors to 55% of potential home owners when viewing a property. Over 100 independent estate agents from the Move with Us Partner Network were asked what factors were most likely to discourage viewers from purchasing a property. Smoking and other bad smells secured the top spot, viewing a home with lots of mess and clutter was second with 22% followed in third place by the neighbours with 11%.

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