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.

Downsizing, upsizing and right-sizing – MAKE THE RIGHT MOVE FOR YOU

By Emma Alexander | 1 October 2021

Are you thinking about making a change to where you live? If you no longer need all the rooms in your home, you might have decided to downsize into something smaller. Or perhaps it’s the opposite – you need more space, in which case, it could be time to upsize into a new place. On…

Thinking of changing estate agents? Our smooth move guide

By Emma Alexander | 3 September 2021

A great agent will be focused on selling your home at the best price, in a timeframe that suits you. If everything goes well, they’ll put the right value on it, market it effectively, then negotiate and progress your sale so you can move on to your new home as planned – and they’ll make…

Summer selling for an autumn move

By Emma Alexander | 5 August 2021

Summer is a great time of year to sell your home. With bright, sunny days, gardens at their greenest and flowers blooming, your marketing photos will look fabulous! More daylight hours and generally better weather than at other times of year give people much more opportunity to view your home at its best and brightest.…

How to add thousands to your home with our pro styling tips

By Emma Alexander | 6 July 2021

One way to add value to your home is by renovating it; another is through increasing the amount of accommodation, by either building an extension or converting something like the loft or a garage to create an extra living room or bedroom. But if you don’t want to undertake that kind of building work, or…

6 Simple steps to prepare your home for viewings

By Emma Alexander | 1 June 2021

We know from experience that the better your home looks and feels when potential buyers come to view, the more likely you are to get an asking price offer. For many people, the decision about whether to buy a home is an emotional one, and we’ve found that, more often than not, they make that…

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…