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My Pony Tale

When I was a young teen, I was lucky enough to have a pony.  He was a beautiful Welsh Mountain palomino, called Biscuit, and I adored him.  My very favourite thing to do was to explore the countryside with him, where w... Read more

No Pets Please

Whether you have a solitary budgie or a whole menagerie, any pet you have will doubtless be a very important member of your family.  However, even though it’s sometimes difficult for pet lovers to imagine, there is in... Read more
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What exactly IS home staging??

Home staging, or as it’s sometimes known, house dressing, has been with us now for over a decade.  Originating in the States, the formidable Anne Maurice brought the concept over in 1998 with her Channel 5 programme ... Read more

Think like a buyer

When your buyer is searching for their new home, there are several steps they will take.  By knowing a little more about what’s going on in their mind, you may be able to influence their behaviour, and persuade them t... Read more
3 things to do today to get your home sold

3 things to do today to get your home sold

No viewings for a few weeks?  Plenty of viewings but no one wants to buy? Try these three simple steps and see what happens! 1. Call your agent! Make sure you’re on his mind so that if a potential buyer calls the offi... Read more
3 quick reasons not to drop your price

3 quick reasons not to drop your price

For our clients, we focus fully on achieving the highest sale price possible. Here are three reasons not to drop your asking price: If you don’t believe in your asking price, why should your buyer? Be confident your ho... Read more
Headlines that grab

Headlines that grab

Headlines are meant to command your attention.  Think of the front page of our daily newspapers, the News at Ten summary before the Big Ben bongs and the way our gaze is snagged by the headlines on the front cover of gl... Read more
How big should your brochure be

How big should your brochure be?

Sometimes I look at a client’s property brochure in despair.  It can be a beautiful, rambling country house full of character, and for reasons only known to the estate agent in question, he is attempting to market it ... Read more