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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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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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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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The Effect of Smell on Your Sale

We all have 5 senses and they all come in handy when your shopping.  For sofas you’ll use touch along with sight, for cars you’ll call upon your hearing, for the sound of the engine.  When you shop for a home you’ll use all your senses, well, except taste, unless you had Pica Disorder.  Google…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→

WHAT MAKES HOME SELL

What REALLY makes your home sell?

  There are many other factors that determine the saleability of a home.  Increasing the saleability is easy!  I thought I would share these with you.  The better you are in all the categories the higher your chance of achieving that sale and get moved.  How do you compare? Presentation Houses that are presented well…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→

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6 Simple Tricks to Get More Viewings

  September is generally a great month for new properties coming on the market and generally lots of activity.  With more active buyers, there are also more choice for them.   More Viewings mean more chances of offers, and when the offers start rolling in, they get higher if there‘s a little competition or you…Read More→

Perfect Your Presentation

Perfect your Presentation

The presentation of your home is one part of the process you ignore at your peril!  It involves most of the areas of your home pre-sale and will determine whether your home has online views, in person views and will also determine whether the offers you receive are bad, good or fantastic. Fact:  ALL presentation…Read More→