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Are Part-Exchange Homes a Good Idea?

If you’re buying a new build and struggling to sell a current property to fund the purchase, part exchange (PX) could provide a solution. But how does it work and is it a good deal? In this beginner’s guide to part-e... Read more

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

Raising the steps

There’s a story I once heard about a Spanish bank. Apparently their elderly customers were taking up a disproportionate amount of their staff’s time, yet their business was of little value to the bank. But how to gra... Read more

Floorplans – do we need them?

Floorplans are a relatively new addition to property details. Originally they were only made available for either very grand homes, or new builds. Now much more prevalent and even the humblest of studio flats usually hav... Read more

Home makeovers that won’t break the bank

Before viewing a property for the first time, buyers dream of opening the door to a picture perfect showhome. But, as any seller knows, getting the glossy magazine look doesn’t come cheap. Well, it doesn’t always com... Read more

Why rejection is like gold dust

Sellers often come to me desperate and despondent, having had viewer after viewer reject their home.  “So what was their feedback?” I ask them. “Not suitable they answer.” Not suitable? Why? What didn’t they l... Read more

Five Reasons You Haven’t Sold Your Home Yet

When you first put your property on the market, you were probably full of anticipation and hope that you would get lots of viewings and even an early offer.  But now it’s a few weeks or even months down the line, and ... Read more