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Claridge House, Church Street, Littlehampton – Success Story


Claridge House Church Street (1)

% of asking price achieved: 100 %

Sold Price: £160,000 (Full asking price)

Number of viewings: 5

Number of offers: 1

Address: Claridge House, Church Street, Littlehampton

Property type: A one bedroom retirement apartment

Owners reaction: Very happy

South Strand, East Preston – Success Story

South Strand East Preston


% of asking price achieved: 100 %

Sold Price: £525,000

Number of viewings: 22

Number of offers: 2

Address: Hazelmead Drive, East Preston BN16 1PN

Property type: A period cottage with access to the beach

Owners’ reaction: Absolutely delighted


Most desirable property features

Most desirable property features

We’re passionate about properties and always looking to keep on top of what people want. What we expect from our homes is changing. New property developments, in particular, reflect that. The idea of a separate lounge, kitchen and dining room are becoming a thing of the past, with open, flowing designs often prevalent. Yes, sometimes this is to make the most out of a limited plot, but it is also showing a more integrated, free-form attitude to the way we live at home.

So, it’s often preferable to incorporate the kitchen, dining space and the lounge all into one larger, open space. If there is another nearby ‘spare’ room, this can be smaller and could be the ‘home office’. The rise of the internet (sounds like a dystopian Arnold Schwarzenegger movie) has led to a lot more people working from home, so a dedicated space in which to do so is seen as having real value.

The master bedroom still has real emphasis, and the inclusion of an en-suite is important. That fourth bedroom, still hard to find in older areas of housing, can put a disproportionate value on a property. Central heating and air conditioning, along with energy efficiency, are big factors, and there is also a certain level of technical outfitting that is expected in modern properties, with everything wired-in.

Finally, we’re still finding outside space as important as ever. But it’s not just enough to have it, people want to walk into something already usable. Patios, decking… it’s about having somewhere ready-made to spend time outside.

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For your own personal advice on any aspects of selling or letting please us. We do free valuations for all, even if you’re not ready to sell for a few years it’s good to be up to date with your biggest tax free asset. Please contact the Cooper Adams team on 01903 770055 to book a valuation specialist to pop round and take advantage of our expert free advice.

Clocks Spring Forward

Are you thinking it’s time for a change?

The clocks went forward at the weekend. Or was it back?

It never ceases to confuse me.

The good news is the clock in my car is now correct as I didn’t make the changes to it the last time we tinkered with our time pieces.

One thing I’m certain on however is that time is our greatest asset.

We can’t buy anymore of it, need to spend it wisely and we can save plenty of time and a lot of hassle by doing the right things with the right people.

That includes selling or renting your property with an agency which works hard for its clients and never clock watches.

Now’s a great time to start marketing your property as the summer months, longer days and lighter evenings arrive.

So if you’re thinking of selling or renting or just curious about your home’s value in the current market feel free to get in touch.

On that note my time’s up so I’ll catch up with you all soon.

Thanks for reading and if you have any property related questions please don’t hesitate contact us – we’d love to help you.

Shaun and the team at Cooper Adams

PS: Want to get a SOLD or LET sign outside your property quicker? Call Cooper Adams and our team on 01903 770055 or email: property@cooper-adams.com for honest, expert and friendly advice.

Russells Close, East Preston – Success Story

Russells Close (9)


% of asking price achieved: 99 %

Sold Price: £328,000

Number of viewings: 28

Number of offers: 1

Address: Russells Close, East Preston

Property type: A three bedroom semi-detached bungalow

Owners reaction: Very happy

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