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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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Who should do the negotiation?

Negotiating on the sale price of your home is quite a big deal, and we know, that with the advancements from DIY agents there are many people who are negotiating over messages on the biggest deal in their lives. Nb:  if you are negotiating on your own home, you’ll also want to read this one…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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Our Top Tips for Negotiating

There are 3 things that have to be the very best in order for your home to sell, and one of the three is the negotiating. Negotiating a deal is easy, negotiating an amazing deal is a skill. Of course, as with any negotiation, having an 3rd party doing the negotiations keeps the emotions out…Read More→

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What is your story worth?

The importance of your story when selling your home.   The results of the story I’ll be telling shortly might just get you thinking.   Storytelling has been around for years, from fables to the myths of hauntings and your Grandmothers stories of her years gone by.  You’ll listen wistfully as she recounts her past…Read More→

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What is your Rightmove Score?

We’ve been working on a Rightmove Score Card all year and we’ve just launched it.  It is usually part of our client only service but we’d like to offer your score to you too if you are on the market and haven’t yet sold. I’m sure, even if you’ve been on the market for a while…Read More→

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How to have the perfect launch

If you want to get to grips with how to Launch Successfully (or how you can ensure your agent launches your home successfully) Watch this… It’s crammed with secret tips to ensure you get the most from the initial and most important first few weeks on the market

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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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The Secret to a Successful Launch

“You only get one chance for a first impression” You’ve prepped your home, spent hours organising and cleaning for the photographs, had the agent round, signed paperwork, the board has gone up and you are even checking out possible new homes on Rightmove.  You are now solely relying on your agent to launch your home…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 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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What Stamp Duty will I Have to Pay?

  Did you even know it was changing?  Remember when VAT dropped to 15% to kick start the economy then rose to 20% to compensate for the reduction  (It had previously been 17.5% for years). A Little History Back in 2014 (4th December 2014 to be precise) the way Stamp Duty was calculated, changed.  Suddenly you were…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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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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My House isn’t Selling

Whose fault is it? When you put your house on the market, you’ll have picked the best agent for you, had photographs taken, filled in paperwork, launched online, then waited for that brilliant offer. But it never came. Today you’ve been on the market for many months, with little real interest.  You’ve lost your selling…Read More→

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Boost your Viewings with your Floorplan

I love my job.  I’m a marketer, advertiser, negotiator, friend, protector, comforter, secret listing ninja, interrogator, creative writer the list is endless.  Our primary goal to move you from one house to another as easy as possible and I know just the way to increase your viewings… These tricks will maximise your listings, help your…Read More→

Struggling to sell?

Is your home struggling to sell?

  Have you just googled, ‘I can’t sell my home’, ‘struggling to sell my home’?  Looks like you found the right blog post! It’s all about…Market Vs Marketing   So how’s your sale going?  I’m sure you’ve been getting loads of viewings during this sunny weather, had some offers too perhaps.  Is that right?  I…Read More→