Property Market Updates

For information on current market trends to advice on how to stage your property for viewings, check this section for the latest property updates and blogs.

Turning browsers into buyers – make sure your online advert stands out

By Emma Alexander | 11 May 2021

If you’ve ever searched online for a home yourself, you’ll know how many listings there are. The broader your search terms, the more results are going to come up, and then you start scrolling through… So, what is it that makes you stop scrolling? When you’re selling, how do you make sure your headline details…

What to do when your home isn’t selling – 8 steps to boost your marketing

By Emma Alexander | 9 April 2021

When your home isn’t selling, you need to find out why – is it the price, the presentation or the agent? We reveal 8 top tips to boost your marketing. You did it: you found an agent you liked, who loved your home and valued it at a price you were happy with. They put…

Unique homes – how we value them accurately

By Emma Alexander | 5 March 2021

Is your unique home attracting the right interest from buyers? Find out how we accurately value homes that are one of a kind and can help you sell at a premium. As estate agents, valuing homes accurately is at the core of our business. We’ve got to price them at a level that attracts enough…

How to choose the best estate agent – 11 questions to help you decide

By Emma Alexander | 4 February 2021

Selling your home? Here are 11 key questions to help you choose an estate agent that will find the right buyer and get you the best price. Selling your home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’re ever likely to make, and it could be an emotional time for you. So you need to…

Our top home styling accessories for 2021

By Emma Alexander | 8 January 2021

Our seven top tips to help you style your home for viewings – enjoy our latest take on home styling trends and accessories and get ready to accept that 2021 offer. It’s a new year – time to give your home a whole new look? If you’re selling your home, or planning to, our top…

Planning to downsize? Start your new chapter in your next home

By Emma Alexander | 3 December 2020

Downsizing is a step forward, a positive move full of options and opportunity. Are you starting to feel like you’re rattling around in a house that’s too big for you? Are you ready to put less time, effort and money into somewhere new? Have you got your heart set on being closer to family (or…

Winter viewing? How to make yours a success

By Emma Alexander | 20 November 2020

Our tips for winter viewings will show you how to make yours a success, and help to put you in the best position to sell your home this winter. We all dream of a white winter wonderland. A thick layer of snowy icing on the lawn, roaring fires, candlelit windows, movie afternoons wrapped in thick,…

Help to Buy

By Andrew Aitchison | 23 February 2018

Help to Buy Equity Loan (shared equity) What is it? Help to Buy – Equity Loan Help to Buy Equity Loan is a government scheme designed to help both first-time buyers and home movers. It’s available on new-build homes only, up to a maximum value of £600,000. Under the scheme, qualifying applicants will get an…