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38% of potential property purchasers think Solar PV the most desirable extra

Having a Solar PV (Photovoltaic) installation has been listed as the most desirable ‘non-essential deal-sealer’ for potential property buyers in the UK.

Mortgage company ING Direct recently carried out a survey asking potential property owners what they thought the most desirable property extra was.  The survey revealed that 38% thought a Solar PV installation was the most desirable property extra.

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The tough property market means that homeowners are always looking for ways they can boost the attractiveness of t

heir property and Solar PV panels were seen as the most desirable property extra.ING Direct believes that the surge in solar’s popularity is because the British public are increasingly becoming concerned with sustainability and cheaper energy costs.Below is the top ten list of most desirable property extras determined by ING Direct’s survey:

1. Solar panels (38 percent)

2=. Weekly bin collections (32 percent)

2=. Satellite TV connection (32 percent)

4. Greenhouse (25 percent)

5. Walk-in wardrobe (24 percent)

6. Good 3G signal (20 percent)

7. Giant bathtub (19 percent)

8=. Outdoor power supply (18 percent)

8=. Pantry or larder (18 percent)

Garden pond (15 percent)

For information regarding how your property can benefit from a renewable energy installation contact your nearest EnergyMyWay office or fill out the form below.

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James Eades

By: James Eades

Operations Director, James Eades is EnergyMyWay's in-house expert on renewable energy policy, microgeneration technologies and best practice in the renewable energy industry.