The Market

Don’t drop your asking price!

Don’t drop your asking price!

The market is definitely quiet at the moment, it’s true. The buyers seem to have receded with the summer sun, and may not reappear until the daffodils emerge in the spring. If you’re in a huge hurry to sell, then y... Read more
What are you paying your agent

What are you paying your agent?

It never ceases to amaze me that around 70% of my clients don’t know the commission fee they have agreed with their agent. Given that agents seem to be prepared to negotiate and reduce their fees in order to achieve th... Read more
The Mortgage Muddle

The Mortgage Muddle

Making sense of the Mortgage Market Review and how it affects us all I recently sold a house I’ve owned for eight years, but my successful sale at a great price had a sting in the tale…. Although I lived in the house... Read more
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Your Rightmove Property Performance Report

Hands up who knows what this is? Well done those of you who do; give yourselves a pat on the back.  Those of you who think it sounds like an investor report, you may want to read on.  Particularly if you’re trying to... Read more
10 Top Tips for Winter selling

10 Top Tips for Winter Selling

Selling a house in the wintertime is never easy.  Your garden is looking far from its best, dogs and children are wont to bring in mud and leaves, and everything looks so grey.   I’ve put together a list of 10 Top T... Read more
How to get into your buyer's mindset

How to get into your buyer’s mindset

Proceedable buyers generally have mixed emotions about their impending purchase right now. On the one hand, they may be feeling a little invincible, being one of the highly sought-after minority that currently make up le... Read more
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The Telegraph’s Top 10 Property Tweeters

Proudly listed as number six in their Top 10, I thought you might like to check out the other Top Tweeters. 1 twitter.com/househistorian Those who enjoy old maps or leafing through census records should follow Melanie Ba... Read more