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Time to Sell?

When to put your home on the market, and why timing is so important. Often, when we decide to sell our property, we simply engage an estate agent and then ask them to market it immediately.  However, putting your house ... Read more
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Where’s Your Fold?

No, I’m not being personal, I’m talking about your online property advert! Take a moment to find your house on Rightmove or one of the other property portals, and tell me what can see, without scrolling down the pag... Read more

When will my house sell?

I was once called in to help a homeowner with a beautiful Georgian home in Chichester.  He and his wife had been trying to sell their house for a soul-destroying seven years. If you asked any of the six or so estate age... Read more
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Using Light to Make Your House Shine

“It’s all in the lighting”, as house doctor Ann Maurice says. The lighting you choose can make or break a colour scheme or a design idea, and lift the ordinary into the extraordinary. In a climate where natural lig... Read more
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How to get into your buyer’s mindset

Proceedable buyers generally have mixed emotions about their impending purchase right now. On the one hand, they may be feeling a little invincible, being one of the highly sought-after minority that currently make up le... Read more
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Home is Where YOUR Heart is

Houses are composed of bricks and mortar, and are described in square feet and pound signs.  Homes are full of future dreams and hopes, of family Christmases, and special birthdays; of engagement proposals, football fai... Read more

7 must-buy home staging accessories

So you’ve chosen your estate agent, decided upon an asking price, and planned your launch date.  Your home is looking wonderful: carpets cleaned, and the whole house spring-cleaned.  All that remains is some finishin... Read more

Timing is everything

When you get a call from your estate agent to book in a viewing, are you ultra accommodating, eager to please?  Do you change your plans in order to make sure that your viewers can view your home when they want to? Le... Read more