When searching for a new home, a massive 92% of people aren't bothered about the street name. If you fall into this overwhelming majority, new research could help change your mind.
The seemingly insignificant characteristic has the potential to seriously impact the value of your property. Streets whose names contain words associated with positivity or happiness can boost the value of properties by an average of almost £25,000.
The study reveals that street names featuring the word 'chipper' add the most value to properties, potentially increasing selling prices by and average £56,571. Followed by 'pretty', which adds an average £44,918.
In Scotland, living on a street named 'peace' adds an average of £24,147 to your home's value, with 'happy' increasing the value by £15,516 on average.
The most common happy street names in England and Wales include:
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