Category Archives: Selling

Can I cancel my 1 o’clock?

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 just not come back! Read … Continue reading

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Can I nosy in your cupboards? Buyer questions to prepare for.

When you have buyers coming to view your home, questions are to be expected. With some, the estate agent will be able to real off the answer as they glance at their documents, but others will be more personal and … Continue reading

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Treat potential agents like dating profiles; only go for the best

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, silver … Continue reading

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5 Top Sources of Inspiration for Your Home

   

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10 Top Tips for Winter selling

  Selling a house in the wintertime is never easy.  Your garden is looking far from its best, dogs and children are wont to bring in mud and leaves, and everything looks so grey.   I’ve put together a list of … Continue reading

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Should I take my home off the market for winter?

This is a question we get asked all the time at HomeTruths.  The answer is, it depends on your home!  Some types of buyers will only view homes in the summer time; others search regardless of the time of year. … Continue reading

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Rightmove added features – are they worth it?

If, like me, you spend many happy hours browsing Rightmove, you can’t have failed to notice the fact that some properties are featured at the top of each page of search results, and others are are given added emphasis, with a … Continue reading

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Are you in the seller’s mindset?

In a tricky market like this one, it’s difficult to keep up the momentum that perhaps you once felt when you first put your home on the market.  Now, many months down the line and still no sale in sight, … Continue reading

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When did you last speak to your estate agent?

It’s difficult for both you and your agent when the market is slow; they don’t have anything to tell you, so not only will they stop calling, they may even start avoiding your calls too.  Meanwhile, you’re left feeling frustrated … Continue reading

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What’s in your fridge?

It was a sweltering hot day in June and I was showing a young couple round a very sweet little flat in Kendal, Cumbria.   I was a rookie – only been in the job two weeks working for Barratts and … Continue reading

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