Home Staging

Using Light to Make your house shine

Using Light to Make Your House Shine

“It’s all in the lighting”, as house doctor Ann Maurice says. The lighting you choose can make or break a colour scheme or a design idea, and lift the ordinary into the extraordinary. Natural light In a climate whe... Read more
7 must-buy

7 must-buy home staging accessories

So you’ve chosen your estate agent, decided upon an asking price, and planned your launch date.  Your home is looking wonderful: carpets cleaned, and the whole house spring-cleaned.  All that remains is some finishin... Read more
The sweet smell of success

The sweet smell of success

Freshly brewing coffee? Baking bread? Do they really work? In my opinion, these are just a little bit too obvious – and as such, will come across as you trying too hard. However, it is true that the sense of smell does... Read more
5 Top Sources of Inspiration for Your Home

5 Top Sources of Inspiration for Your Home

If you’ve been trying for some time to sell your house, without success, it may be time to take a fresh look at your presentation to see if it really appeals to your target market. It’s not easy to do, as you are so ... Read more
Do it your way!

Do it your way!

When clients come to HomeTruths because they can’t sell their house, the first place I look for clues as to why this is happening, is their marketing. Now, anyone who has been reading my blog for any length of time at ... Read more
10 quick staging tips

10 quick staging tips

The agent calls, a viewer will be there within the hour.  What can you do to ensure they see your house in the best possible light?  Here’s my ten top tips to make your house shine in a hurry! 1. Grab a washing baske... Read more
What sellers can learn from car designers

What sellers can learn from car designers

Did you know that the sound your car door makes when you close it is almost certainly manufactured?  When we are looking to buy a luxury item, the cues we experience are often subconscious.  In the car showroom, you ge... Read more
The Why & How of Home Staging

The Why & How of Home Staging

Selling a property isn’t just about selling bricks and mortar. It’s selling the idea of a life within those walls. Presenting a house as a home that’s ‘lived in’, which a potential buyer can buy into and pictur... Read more