Tag Archives: Estate agent

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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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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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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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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How to avoid the ‘garden close’

Where do your viewings end? After you’ve shown them round the house, do you then take them into the garden?  The problem is with doing this, is that as they are already in their garden, possibly in sight of their … Continue reading

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Does your agent believe in brochures? Are you sure?

For those of you that have been reading my blog for a while, you’ll know that the subject of property brochures is close to my heart, and one that I really feel passionate about.  I believe wholeheartedly that a beautiful … Continue reading

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From the Archives – The Carlsberg Estate Agent

Remember the ad?  “Carlsberg don’t make flatmates, but if they did, they’d probably be the best flatmates in the world”.  Well, do you have a Carlsberg estate agent?  Let’s see what they might look like: Their offices would be open … Continue reading

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Putting all your eggs in one basket

I was contacted by a gentleman in York this week, who was selling his house for the first time in over thirty years.  In a small 1920s close where most of the houses there had been redeveloped, his home clearly … Continue reading

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If you keep doing what you’ve always done…..

…you’ll keep getting what you’ve always got. If you’ve been trying to sell your home for a while, perhaps it’s time for a radical new approach?  After all, if you’ve moved from one estate agent to another, has anything really … Continue reading

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