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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
When every penny counts

When every penny counts

Are you downsizing? If you’re at that time of your life when you’re currently rattling around in a house that’s too big for you, that is consuming more time, effort and money than you want to give it, you may have ... Read more
Sales Progression Management – what is it

Sales Progression Management – what is it?

Did you know that on average, 36% of sales arranged in England and Wales fall through after the offer is accepted? It’s a scary thought, especially when so often so much is riding on the sale of your house. Sales pro... Read more
The Seller's Trap

The Seller’s Trap

I had an enquiry recently from a rather cross man who has had his house on the market for six months.  In that time, his agent has only managed to produce one viewing.  Given that his asking price seems at first glance... Read more
When is a mistake not a mistake

When is a mistake not a mistake?

….when you learn from it, of course! What was the first thing you did when you decided to put your house on the market? If you diligently booked three appointments with estate agents, to obtain three valuations, you ar... Read more
Best of the Best - The Scarlet Hotel

Best of the Best – The Scarlet Hotel

Have you heard of the absolutely gorgeous Scarlet Hotel in Mawgan Porth, Cornwall? Wow! It really is an amazing hotel, where nothing is too much trouble (“glass of champagne in the hot tub Madam?”) and the staff real... Read more
Loads of viewings but no offers – why

Loads of viewings but no offers – why?

Sometimes it seems that every weekend sees you tidying, vacuuming and getting rid of the dogs yet again, but come Monday, it’s the same old story – they aren’t interested. I spoke to a gentleman recentl... Read more
in-hindsight

In hindsight….

“The flaws in the intelligence are plain enough in hindsight.” ~ Edward Kennedy Have you been trying to sell your home for months, or even years, without success? You’re certainly not alone; did you know t... Read more