Design-led houses sell for 12% more on average, claims agent

first_imgHome » News » Agencies & People » Design-led houses sell for 12% more on average, claims agent previous nextHousing MarketDesign-led houses sell for 12% more on average, claims agentThe Modern House agency looked at over 14,000 London properties in partnership with analytics firm Dataloft.Nigel Lewis29th May 201801,479 Views We’ve all stared wide-eyed at the TV during Grand Designs as Kevin McCloud guffaws at another high-risky building project.But it’s all worth it, according to estate agent The Modern House, which says well-designed homes sell for 12% more than their more pedestrian neighbours.The research, completed with the help of property price analytics firm Dataloft, looked at 200 properties sold by the agent in London between 2014 and 2017.It then benchmarked them against 14,000 similar properties in the same postcodes using price per sq ft as a comparison, rather than number of bedrooms.The Modern House says design-led houses sold for between 10% and 16% more during the four years it analysed, across all price ranges.But design-led houses worth more than £1 million sold at a 19% premium, while less expensive properties sold for 10% more, on average.The Modern House unsurprisingly claims the uplift is partly to do with being marketed by a specialist agent, but concedes that “it is difficult to compare apples with apples in the property market”.But the agent does say that its research provides “robust and scientific evidence” that Grand Designs type homes sell for more.“People have always been prepared to pay a premium if they perceive something to be of superior quality,” says Albert Hill, co-founder of The Modern House (pictured).“Design is a real differentiator for today’s home buyers and they are prepared to dig deep if they can see design having a tangible impact on their lifestyle.“More than ever, people are looking for transformative experiences and so the enthusiasm for investing in a great home space is not surprising.”Kevin McCloud grand designs price premium Albert Hill dataloft The Modern House well designed homes May 29, 2018Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Hong Kong remains most expensive city to rent with London in 4th place30th April 2021last_img read more

Overturned semi has traffic stopped on I-74 for hours

first_imgBatesville, IN—Only minor injuries reported in the crash that occurred around 10 am today where a semi overturned on I-74 near 147-mile marker near Franklin/Ripley County line. This is between New Point and Batesville exits.‪The Indiana State Police are investigating the crash and say have reported a lengthy cleanup with both eastbound and westbound lanes closed at this time. Traffic is being diverted at both New Points exit going eastbound and the Batesville exit if traveling westbound on I-74 to state road 46last_img

Belgium protection demands see Unibet integrate itsme verification

first_img EU research agency demands urgent action on loot box consumer safeguards July 29, 2020 Kindred Group’s European online betting subsidiary Unibet will become the first bookmaker to utilise Belgium customer verification app ‘itsme’, as the brand aligns its Belgian operations with new consumer protection demands.The itsme app is a Belgian government technology initiative, which seeks to strengthen the nation’s digital transactional framework, whilst adding further ID protections for Belgian online consumers.The app is supported by all major Belgian banks and telecom providers, enabling customers to identify themselves via a unique 5-digit numerical code or fingerprint.In 2018, the Belgian government has moved to implement further online protections and new standards for digital enterprises, with policy stakeholders seeking to enhance consumer safety at the point of transaction.Dennis Mariën, Country Manager for Kindred in Belgium, commented on the integration of itsme:“We are delighted to be the first operator to start working with itsme. Kindred values the best possible protection of its customers and strives to offer a safe and responsible gambling platform.“The integration of tools such as the itsme app, which ensures reliable, correct and user-friendly identification of the customer, is a crucial part of this journey. Moreover, a comprehensive identification process will also help in the fight against fraud.” Share Belgian Pro League live betting streaming deal for Stats Perform August 21, 2020 Related Articles Submit Share Mace launches EQ Connect to solve the industry’s ‘single view’ conundrum on identifying risk  August 10, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more