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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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How To Influence and Get More Offers

It’s lovely to write to you again so soon. I’m going to tell you today how you can help influence your viewers decisions to buy your home. I was reading a book recently about persuading techniques. The author of this book had previously written another book. (He’s actually written loads) Whilst writing he did some…Read More→

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Client Showcase – Wood Close, Arnside

  How beautiful does it look?  All tranquil and luscious, yet it had struggled for months and months with it’s previous agent.  It hadn’t had many viewings and the owners were desperate to emigrate to a sunnier climate (Australia…How lucky they were).  But they couldn’t shift it.  It was at an asking price of £225,000. …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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Can Happiness SELL your home?

  So, here I am, blogging, again.  This time it literally landed on my desk! A sweet. A small bundle of happiness wrapped in a shiny purple and gold wrapper.  Delicious toffee coated chocolateness of a Cadburys chocolate éclair. It dropped from my ‘desk-shelf’, yes, I have a strange shelf on my desk, apparently a…Read More→

SECRET TO SELLING IN AUTUMN

The Secrets to Selling your home in Autumn

Autumn is extremely popular with sellers and buyers alike, with so many properties on the market you’ll need to stand out!  I’ve listed some of my amazing secrets to a successful sale in September and October. When we think of Autumn we think of trees shedding leaves, cooler breezes, sales, harvest, shorter days.  The heating…Read More→