Homebuyers get £7k off price

HOMEBUYERS in Hampshire have saved, on average, £7,000 on the original asking price, according to the latest data from EstateAgent4Me.co.uk

Monday, 31st October 2016, 3:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 16th November 2016, 4:22 pm

EstateAgent4Me.co.uk looked at the top six performing agents in Hampshire and compared their asking prices with the final sale price – and found that on average they achieved 97.7 per cent of the asking price.

Against the backdrop of average house prices of £298,000 in Hampshire this means that homebuyers, on average, saved £7,000 by negotiating.

Paula Higgins, CEO of HomeOwners Alliance, said: ‘Buyers should feel confident about negotiating. There’s lots of advice on our website about how to do this successfully.

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‘If you are selling, clearly you should do your homework and choose your estate agent carefully.

‘Our EstateAgent4Me tool can help make those decisions based on hard data.’