Category Archives: The Market

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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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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The Telegraph’s Top 10 Property Tweeters

Proudly listed as number six in their Top 10, I thought you might like to check out the other Top Tweeters. 1 twitter.com/househistorian Those who enjoy old maps or leafing through census records should follow Melanie Backe-Hansen (the House Historian). … Continue reading

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What we can’t have, we want all the more

Ladies, have you ever visited say, Debenhams, no money to spend, and only seen the most beautiful dresses and shoes?  If only you had some spare money, you would surely find the perfect outfit.  But walk into the same department … Continue reading

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In hindsight….

“The flaws in the intelligence are plain enough in hindsight.” ~ Edward Kennedy Have you been trying to sell your home for months, or even years, without success? You’re certainly not alone;  did you know that only half  the properties on … Continue reading

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2012: An Estate Agent’s View

Today’s guest blog is courtesy of Jo Prado. Selling  your house in 2012 – has there ever been a better time?  We’ve just had a our busiest weekend since setting up our agency 6 months ago and it’s only the … Continue reading

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2012 – A waiting game?

According to the latest monthly survey from the Halifax, average house prices fell by only 1.3% last year.  This may come as a surprise to many, who could be forgiven for thinking that prices had plummeted.  However, our clients at … Continue reading

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Your New Year’s Resolution – selling your home?

Hello, Happy New Year and welcome back! Have you resolved to sell your home in 2012?  It is going to be a tough year, as all the experts are telling us.  It’s generally predicted to be a quiet year on … Continue reading

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Insights from Estate Agency of the Year 2011: Sam’s Thoughts

In case you haven’t been keeping up with my posts this week, last Thursday I was lucky enough to be invited to the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2011.  Sponsored by the Sunday Times, this is one of the … Continue reading

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