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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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Is the grass greener on the other side?

This blog post is courtesy of our lovely office manager, Hellen, who sees an awful lot of very bad photography! I took a call from a potential client today in the office.  One of our consultant’s had been to see … Continue reading

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Don’t blame the market

Many sellers who are unable to find a buyer, blame the market.  “We know the market’s dead,” they say, “so what can we do but wait?” Estate agents also blame the market, adding their own solution to the problem of … Continue reading

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What are your chances of selling before Christmas 2011?

Henry Pryor, writing for Estate Agents Today, says in 2010 only 41% of homes actually sold; this year he predicts it will be closer to only 33%. Therefore, if you put your house on the market in January 2011, you … Continue reading

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Ireland’s ghost developments

Ireland has certainly enjoyed a property boom in recent years, but now, sadly, it’s paying the price.  On our trip last week, my husband and I drove across from Dublin to Achill on the west coast, and the same sad … Continue reading

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Fancy a Creme Egg?

Cadburys’ Creme Egg was first introduced to a grateful public in 1971.  Most of us over 40 years old could swear to the fact that these little eggs of delight have shrunk in size since we first enjoyed them as … Continue reading

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Can experts help you sell your home in a hurry?

On 13 July 2007, there was an article in The Times, written by my old co-presenter Lucy Alexander, called “How to sell your home in a hurry”.  She consulted with three property experts to discover, that magic strategy, sellers need … Continue reading

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Property prices soaring/plummeting – [delete as appropriate]

It seems that every day we wake up to a new and often contradictory headline about house prices.  They’re falling!  No wait – They’re shooting up!  It’s boom – or is it bust? – over and over again.  But what’s … Continue reading

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