Keep your agent onside: our top 5 tips

When your house is on the market, good communication between you and your estate agent is really important.  Without communication, there can be no trust, and without trust, there is no worthwhile relationship. Here are my top five communication tips when you’re trying to sell your home, to ensure you keep your agent onside, and doing the…

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How does your home smell?

Today I thougth I would touch on a delicate subject.  While your home might be flawless in your own eyes, there are certain things that can instantly put buyers off. We aren’t talking furniture or dodgy décor (although, try to modernise if possible), but aspects of the house that can turn a nose up in…

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Why you need a For Sale board

Afternoon, I hear many reasons against having a for sale board: it’s a security risk; we don’t want our neighbours to know; we don’t want people to knock on the door, wanting to view; it’s embarrassing to have a board up for months on end. These are all valid reasons, but none outweighs the merits…

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Viewing Etiquette

When a buyer views your home, they can bring more than dreams and visions with them: the bottom of their shoes can leave a lasting reminder of their visit!  Asking your visitors to take off their shoes is often awkward, particularly if they are somewhat elderly, or not especially mobile.  Of course, if you’re not…

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No pets please!

Whether you have a solitary budgie or a whole menagerie, any pet you have will doubtless be a very important member of your family.  However, even though it’s sometimes difficult for pet lovers to imagine, there is in fact a large proportion of the population that just doesn’t like animals in the house.  So what…

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