Top tips on making the most of a show home visit this Bank Holiday

publication date: Aug 27, 2015
author/source: Guest article - David Wilson Homes

Top tips on making the most of a show home visit this Bank Holiday


With the August Bank Holiday approaching, leading developer David Wilson Homes is encouraging house hunters to use the long weekend to pick up fresh interior design inspiration at show homes and explore the new communities at developments across Leicestershire.

All of David Wilson Homes’ show homes are styled by interior design experts and visitors will be able to pick up handy tips and ideas on how to optimise space, make existing furniture fit and how best to incorporate current design trends into their new home.

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To ensure buyers get the most out of their visit, David Wilson Homes has drawn up five top tips to consider when viewing a show home:

Be prepared
Think about what you are looking for in your new home, it’s good to have a clear idea before you start looking. What features will you require; a certain number of bedrooms, a garden, car parking? Have a list of essential and desirable criteria to help Sales Advisers match you with the perfect home.

Make the most of the Sales Advisers
The Sales Advisers are there to help and really know their stuff, so make the most of them! Why not book an appointment and allow an Adviser to show you around the show homes as well as taking a tour by yourself? They’ll be able to point out features which match your needs. Don’t be afraid to ask questions and get the information you need.

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Evaluate the space
Try to picture how best to use the rooms in the show homes to your advantage – you may have no need for a study, but the room could make an excellent den for teenagers instead. Think about how the space would work for your own family and lifestyle.

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Bring the family along
Everyone has a favourite part of the house, whether it’s the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or garden, and your thoughts might be different to your partner’s. Everyone will have their own opinion on how you will live in your new home, so it is important that you all share your ideas on how your new home will work for you.

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Look at the bricks and mortar
Show homes are great for providing interior design inspiration, but as well as admiring the décor, also consider the actual build of the property when you look around. New build homes are much more energy efficient than older properties and can save homeowners around £600 a year on their bills. Plus David Wilson Homes offers an unparalleled five-year warranty on all fixtures and fittings.

Steve Smith, Sales Director at David Wilson Homes East Midlands, said: “Buying a new home is often the biggest single investment a person will make in their lifetime and show homes create a crucial visual tool that can help people to make big decisions on their new home.

Bank Holidays are the perfect time to take a look around our show homes, so we’ve drawn up these five tips to help people to get the most out of their visit. We’re sure buyers will come away with plenty of ideas and our Sales Advisers will be on hand for anyone wanting help or information on finding their ideal new home.”

David Wilson Homes is currently building new homes and has show homes open for viewing at a number of developments in Leicestershire, including:

  • Glenfield Park in Glenfield

  • Forest Chase in Leicester Forest East

  • Whetstone Park in Whetstone

  • Kibworth Meadows in Kibworth

  • Sapcote Lea in Sapcote

  • The Meadows in Burbage

  • Hastings Park in Ashby de la Zouch

  • The Greens in Hinckley

  • Rearsby Roses in East Goscote

  • Vale View in Higham on the Hill

For further information about David Wilson Homes or to register your interest and receive exclusive offers and updates, visit or call 0844 811 5544.

A well-established homebuilder, David Wilson Homes prides itself on creating exceptional homes in the finest locations and recently achieved the maximum five star rating in a customer satisfaction survey ran by the Home Builders Federation for a sixth consecutive year.


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