As more people return to work in offices, or have flexible working with options to come in to the office, the demand for homes near train stations has risen.
Most of us have spent the past 18 months working from kitchen tables, home offices, and sofas however now some of us are looking forward to returning to our more typical working spaces. A commute is now longer than the minute it used to take for you to get from your kitchen to your home office, armed with a hot cup of coffee – which means many buyers are looking at properties near train stations to help them make the transition of a longer commute smoother.
The most popular searches are for properties near the train station in towns and cities with a direct route into London – so if you are thinking of selling your home with this benefit, now is a great time to jump on the trend. Although homes near train stations will always be in demand, these properties are selling a lot quicker now.
Here are 3 tips on how to make your home stand out in searches for properties near the train station:
- Make this benefit key in your description: highlight the fact your home is in the perfect location for a commuter. Write words like ‘DIRECT ROUTE TO XYZ’ in caps, or list this information in the first 3 sentences of the description.
- Include an image of the train station: people are very visual these days so the first thing they will do is look at the images. Including an image of the train station will immediately tell them your home is in the perfect zone to commute.
- Tell the viewers about this benefit: if you are showing your home yourself, do ask the buyers if they commute and if so, ensure to highlight the fact that the train station is a 5 minute walk from you home with a direct route to the city!