Home Staging

‘Butterflies’ Parking and other Don’ts

What kind of car do you have?  Is your driveway garnished by a gleaming Mercedes or understated Audi?  Perhaps you figured your estate agent’s car was more appealing to show off your home, so he left his BMW on show ... Read more

What Women Want

This week, I received a call from someone who has a beautiful, architect-designed home for sale in Lancashire.  A very unusual home, it’s a cross between a Huf House (do Google it if you haven’t come across them) an... Read more

First impressions

In my opinion, it should be your agent who accompanies viewings on your house.  However, there may be times when this is impossible, for example, weekends and evenings, and you may find yourself showing a prospective bu... Read more

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

A small budget can go a long way!

If you’re on a limited budget, but think a few changes around the house could add extra value and viewings to your home, a smaller budget can actually go a long way. Read our top tips on areas to concentrate on when yo... Read more

What’s in your fridge?

It was a sweltering hot day in June and I was showing a young couple round a very sweet little flat in Kendal, Cumbria.   I was a rookie – only been in the job two weeks working for Barratts and this was a part excha... Read more