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A.L.E.C.C

When no one offers on your home here’s what to do: A.L.E.C.C When everyone loves your home but you still haven’t sold just like Katherine Harris in this blog, you have to take action quickly. Your nearest and dearest’s positive comments about how much they love your home is wonderful yet, when no one is…Read More→

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Thornfield Barn – Client Showcase

Thornfield Barn results were incredible.  It not only shows the difference between the marketing and the overall effect that has on the results but also the power of negotiation. Negotiation and marketing go hand in hand.   If the marketing is poor you won’t get enough interest to successfully negotiate from a position of strength. In…Read More→

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Worry Vs Decision making

Why does it take so long to decide to Downsize? We know from experience that downsizing, especially the decision to do it, can take years. You start by trying to justify why you need to stay: When the last child goes to university, you’ll need to stay there, so she can come back. Then when…Read More→

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Do brochures sell homes?

Do brochures sell homes? Some of us can remember what property ‘particulars’ (brochures) looked like, way back in the olden days: a double-sided A4 sheet of typed information, complete with two or three stuck-on photographs measuring 3.5” x 5”.  If the agent had run out of these mini photographs, they would simply photocopy the pages…Read More→

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Farewell…for now

Don’t worry VMOVE isn’t going anywhere!! No need to panic! This is an unusual blog for us but one I wanted to share personally. As some of you may already know I am expecting my second child in October.  We are super excited at the Parkinson residence for the day to arrive where we can…Read More→

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Why Service Sells Houses

As a local business owner, I don’t get much time for myself.  My six day weeks and 8-8 on many of those days mean that ‘me’ time is never scheduled in, and of course, my clients come first. Yesterday I tried to book an appointment at a local salon.  They’re super swish and very stylish. I…Read More→

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Do Blue Skies Really Sell Houses?

I’m going to give you the answer in the first line.  Yes. But Why? A blue sky promotes happy feelings, happy memories and the desire for a less stressful season.  It’s symbolic of freedom, release, escape and hope.  Studies have found that a sunny day can incease people’s ‘helpfulness’, it increases their ‘yes’! Sunlight has…Read More→

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The Paint Experience

January, the month of ‘out with the old and in with the new’ We love improving our homes whether it’s for the benefit of ourselves for the next few years to make our home feel amazing, or if it’s getting the property ready for the market to make it sell for the best possible price….Read More→

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How to win your buyer’s hearts

Buying and selling a home is such an emotional roller coaster.  You’ve poured your heart and soul into your home, especially if you have been here for more than 10 years.  You spent time getting the colour scheme right, you spent months persuading your husband to fix the broken door to the cupboard under the…Read More→

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What is Home Staging?

  Home staging (House dressing) has been in the UK now for over a decade. Originating in the US the concept was born to attract the right people to the right homes using well placed furniture and accessories. So what exactly IS home staging? and when does it become refurbishment, or renovation? Firstly, the objective…Read More→

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Buyers Brains Love Balance

  When you put your house on the market what is the one thing you want?  The one thing that you need to move on? Buyers There is one simple thing you can do to significantly increase your chances of getting the price you want in the timeframe you require. It all comes down to…   …Balance This…Read More→

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Should I Sell my Home this Spring?

  I’m so pleased.  It’s spring already,  and the property market is picking up speed.  So YES!!!   Sprimg time is peak time, your garden looks at it’s best and you’ll have light long days and there’s loads of viewers out there.   While you contemplate what to do next here are my favourite tips for making…Read More→