Thoughts

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

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

Pounds shillings and…feet?

I have a dream.. that one day in this country, property will be marketed with the cost per square foot clearly indicated.  These are my arguments: 1. It’s much more common in the US and in Europe 2. It’s easier to s... Read more

Do your photographs give too much away?

Spring is such a lovely time of year.  Many of the houses we work with at HomeTruths are rural or village homes, surrounded by fields and woodland, and look absolutely beautiful at this time of year.  I love how the fl... Read more
beautiful house with garden Unique home

How do you place a value on a unique home?

There are many resources estate agents and valuers can draw upon to ascertain the value of a home, but they all rely, in one form or another, on precedent: what other properties have sold for in the road, village or area... Read more