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Period properties beat identikit developments

UK residents would prefer to purchase a heritage dwelling instead of a standard new build, a survey has found. Discount Flooring Depot asked homebuyers what they look for in a house and found 82% would prefer a period property due to its original features. Most house buyers like the idea of having original windows (42%) and fireplaces to enjoy during the winter months (40%). Wooden floors are also a much sought after feature of older homes. However, 69% of respondents felt that period properties could be unaffordable.

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Build It magazine's new September 2018 issue is packed full of ideas and practical advice to help you successfully create your dream home. Here's our pick of some of the top features this issue: - Top tips to save you £10,000s on your home building project - How to get real value for money from your builder - Are SIPs sustainable? - Design ideas for a better, healthier home - Make your home water efficient - Choosing the right windows for a heritage property ... and more!