Selling

‘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 exactly IS home staging??

Home staging, or as it’s sometimes known, house dressing, has been with us now for over a decade.  Originating in the States, the formidable Anne Maurice brought the concept over in 1998 with her Channel 5 programme ... Read more

Is your marketing strategy working?

This month we’re focusing around reviewing where you home is at in the selling process. How is your marketing looking? In the sellers’ market, fantastic marketing can mean the difference between sold or sitting on th... 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

Would you DATE your estate agent?

When it comes to choosing an agent to sell your home, your first choice might be to seek out the one in town with the swankiest digs; lighting that changes colour, freshly painted walls, swish cars in the driveway, silve... Read more