Selling

Last minute viewing? Don’t panic!

Picture the scene: you have got someone coming to look around your property Saturday lunchtime, but something’s come up, and you’re desperate to rearrange the viewing. In a word, don’t. Why not? Well, they might ju... Read more
What sellers can learn from car designers

What sellers can learn from car designers

Did you know that the sound your car door makes when you close it is almost certainly manufactured?  When we are looking to buy a luxury item, the cues we experience are often subconscious.  In the car showroom, you ge... Read more

Weather check

Does your home look better in the sunshine? Of course it does! In the rain, everyone’s house looks gloomy and sad. A bit of sunshine makes the garden sing, and your home warm and welcoming. We can’t control the weath... Read more

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

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

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

Is your house name costing you money?

What’s in a name?  Do you live in ‘Rose Cottage’, or just ‘number 37?’ Do you know that the name of your house can make your buyers turn off, or reach for their cheque book?  That it can even affect your cha... Read more