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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
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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
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Check your photos

A lady called me today, to ask for my advice in selling her beautiful 17th century home near Chelmsford. The first place I looked for clues as to why she wasn’t getting viewings, was her Rightmove advert. Her descripti... Read more
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5 Ways to Keep Your Agent Onside

It’s very tempting when the market is difficult to blame your estate agent, especially when you doubt they are actually doing anything proactive to sell your house. But however inclined you might feel to bawl them out,... Read more
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What made YOU buy your house?

Whilst estate agents may extol the virtues of triple aspect rooms, double garages or south-facing gardens, it’s usually the smallest of detail that makes a house irresistibly a home for us. A lovely client of mine told... Read more
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Are you in the seller’s mindset?

In a tricky market like this one, it’s difficult to keep up the momentum that perhaps you once felt when you first put your home on the market.  Now, many months down the line and still no sale in sight, you may be lo... Read more
When did you last speak to your estate agent?

When did you last speak to your estate agent?

It’s difficult for both you and your agent when the market is slow; they don’t have anything to tell you, so not only will they stop calling, they may even start avoiding your calls too.  Meanwhile, you’re left fe... Read more
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7 Questions to Ask Your Estate Agent

If your house has been on the market for more than three months, there are some questions you need to ask your estate agent to find out why it hasn’t sold so far, and what to do about it.  A good agent will be able to... Read more