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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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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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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 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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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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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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Selling Houses for Real Men!

I was in the middle of another blog post when this dawned on me.  My blog posts are for women, mums, aunties, grandmothers, daughters and sisters, but do men actually read them?  And do they really understand them? Not really, so I thought it might be nice to explain something’s in a butch kind of…Read More→