Category Archives: Selling

7 Questions to Ask Your Estate Agent

If your house has been on the market for more than three months, there are some questions you need to ask your estate agent to find out why it hasn’t sold so far, and what to do about it.  A … Continue reading

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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 less than 25% of active viewers. … Continue reading

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Five places to go for inspiration when you’re selling

When you’ve been trying to sell your house for a while, it’s difficult to look at the way you’re presenting it with any objectivity; you’re just too close to it.  You can try asking family and friends, but chances are … Continue reading

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What made YOU buy your house?

Whilst estate agents may extol the virtues of triple aspect rooms, double garages or south-facing gardens, it’s usually the smallest of detail that makes a house irresistibly a home for us. A lovely client of mine told me this week … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Keep Your Agent Onside

It’s very tempting when the market is difficult to blame your estate agent, especially when you doubt they are actually doing anything proactive to sell your house.  But however inclined you might feel to bawl them out, it’s vital that … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of success

Freshly brewing coffee? Baking bread?  Do they really work? In my opinion, these are just a little bit too obvious – and as such, will come across as you trying too hard.  However, it is true that the sense of … Continue reading

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Retake your own front shot in 9 easy steps

Firstly, I always advocate professional photography of your property as the best option to sell your house effectively.  However, you may have had your photographs taken in October, and now we’re almost in May, they’re looking decidedly out of season.  … Continue reading

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My 20 Minute Weekly Workout for Home Sellers

Your house is finally on the market: it’s looking wonderful, your photography looks great, your brochure enticing; time to sit back and wait for an offer, right? Wrong! When it comes to selling your home, patience is not the virtue … Continue reading

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My Pony Tale

When I was a young teen, I was lucky enough to have a pony.  He was a beautiful Welsh Mountain palomino, called Biscuit, and I adored him.  My very favourite thing to do was to explore the countryside with him, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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