Most property sellers will recognise the tremendous importance of ensuring that as many prospective buyers as possible see their property. After all, more viewings means more buyer competition thereby maximising your chances of securing the highest price the market will pay.
However, whilst one always has to be fair, there is a lot to be said for strategic viewing! Good agents will advise their clients to be selective when arranging a time for prospective purchasers to view their home. After all, only the person who has lived in the property knows when the best times of day are. Here are a few tips:
Nevertheless, do remember that agents and vendors alike have a duty of care not to misrepresent or mislead, so if there is an issue, such as predictable noise at certain times of day, then this should be disclosed. However, the importance of a good first impression cannot be overstressed, to the extent that many people will dismiss a minor inconvenience in light of having first fallen in love with their otherwise perfect home – hopefully yours!