Buyers want more from new build homes, which is no surprise given the changes in property buyer behaviour of late. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic will be felt for some time to come, but in the housing market, there has been a significant impact on what buyers look for when searching for a new home.
Various studies suggest larger homes and more space are the leading priorities for buyers. With many new-build homes offering a more compact layout than many older homes, this is an issue that some people have raised when considering new-build homes as their next house.
As always, when problems arise, there are creative solutions on offer. There is a solution based on using external pods to create a home office space, gym or even a den, ensuring the homeowner has all the space they need.
Remote working is an integral part of modern life
The rise in importance of remote working means a home office is more vital than ever, and this style of solution could be a feature which developers offer which helps them connect with buyers instantly.
Liana Canavan is the sales and marketing director at Cala Homes (West), and she said; “We’re seeing more and more demand from buyers for additional space as flexible home-working becomes the norm, so our partnership with Urbanpods allows us to go one step further in giving our customers exactly what they need. The quality of the pods is outstanding and aligns with our own high specification, so they really are the perfect match. And our buyers can benefit from additional space without having to compromise.”
Ross Iwaniec is a Director at Urbanpods, and he said; “It’s great to have the opportunity to work alongside a homebuilder with such an outstanding reputation for fantastic quality, high-specification homes – it’s an ethos that resonates with us. We’ve seen enquiries for our pods dramatically increase over the past few months, so it makes complete sense to give those buying new-build houses the opportunity to have a pod installed right from the word go.”
Many people want to separate home-life and work-life
Ross concluded by saying; “They’re the ideal solution for anyone who needs additional workspace but wants to keep work life and home life separate. “Not only are they great spaces for home offices, but they also make luxurious home salons for those working in hair and beauty; pilates, yoga and gym studios for fitness enthusiasts; or cosy media and gaming rooms. The possibilities are endless.”
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