I’ve always wondered what people think is the worst thing to see on a house viewing.

Obviously I’ve got some ideas of my own but it would be great to state some facts and give some real tips for property viewings, based on statistics.

Well A Passion For Homes literally read my mind!

They run really interesting monthly votes/polls, this particular one was “The Worst Thing To See On A House Viewing”.

So we did a little graphic to illustrate the results.

Oh, also you should definitely follow them on Twitter @passionforhomes.

Full Results

  • Smells 32%
  • Damp patches 27%
  • Not clean 21%
  • Owner at home during a viewing 10%
  • Cracks 4%
  • Bright coloured decor 3%
  • Very patterned or dirty carpets 3%
  • Old fashioned decor 0%
  • Untidy garden 0%
Worst Thing To See On A House Viewing

Jonathan Rolande

Jonathan Rolande began in the property industry in 1987 and has extensive knowledge of the property buying sector. Jonathan is also an avid supporter of greater regulation in the industry. Founding the National Association of Property Buyers to offer essential information to property sellers.