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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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What is downsizing mindset?

What is a downsizing mindset? From working with many homeowners just like you, that are taking the plunge and ‘downsizing’ or as I prefer – uplife-ing!  (I’ve just made that up, but you are taking the path to a much better life, so let’s talk about that instead) A mindset is a belief that orients…Read More→

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What is downsizing?

What is Downsizing? Throughout your life you’ve moved up and up and up.  Moving from one home to another to make your home fit your family and your lifestyle.  Perhaps for the last 10-15 years you’ve lived in your beautiful family home, seen out many birthdays, children’s birthday parties, brought home baby grandchildren, a couple…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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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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How to Sell Your Home When You Have Pets

We are a nation of pet lovers.  I love my Tilly, she is a black pedigree Cocker Spaniel.  She doesn’t bark at all, doesn’t chew, comes to the office and doesn’t bother people unless they approach, then she’ll shake her tail uncontrollably and roll over for petting.  She does, however…smell.  Sorry Tilly, (but you do!)…Read More→

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Houses Can’t Take Selfies

  ‘Selfie’ DEFINITION A photo of oneself taken by oneself If we look at the ‘selfies’ taken by friends, colleagues or celebrities, you often see that they are flattering, taken from the best angle in the best light to produce the best picture, typically they depict a lifestyle or image that one would like to be portrayed in.  They…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→