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Guide to selling your home

Our Guide To Selling Your Home – Effectively!

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Can these ‘Experts’ really help you sell your home for more? Download our pdf guide to getting the most out of selling your home You may have read our series on selling your home – we took the most popular guides out there and put them through their paces with the help of one of our clients. […]

Selling Your Home: Estate Agents And Conveyancing Solicitors

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Now your home is ready to go on the market, what do you do next? Selecting an agent and sorting out the legal side is such a contentious area that none of the guides we found had any information to help; so we hope that this section is useful to you when you’re selling. Estate Agents: […]

Selling Your Home: Ready For The Market!

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Your home is now ready to go on the market … We hope you have enjoyed our round-up of the main ‘selling your home’ guides: the message is simple: Make your home clean and bright, the sort of place other people could imagine themselves living – then photograph it as well as you can. And […]

Selling Your Home Step 4: Photos Make First and Lasting Impressions

Friday, August 7th, 2015

Why are photographs of your property so important? So you’ve done everything to make your home look fabulous for the first viewing, and most of the ‘Sell Your Home’ guides just concentrate on this first visit. However, we would respectfully suggest that they are missing a huge trick … In reality, the first time most buyers see their new home […]

Selling Your Home Step 3: Light and Bright

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Now Your Home Has Nothing To Hide, Let The Light Shine In! There is a reason that the best time to sell property used to be the spring: after the dark days of winter, everyone wants to live in a cheery and bright home. These days the spring effect isn’t so pronounced, with autumn now […]

Selling Your Home Step 2: On Flowers … And Smells

Friday, July 24th, 2015

Appeal to all the senses – and don’t forget the nose! When your house goes on the market it can be easy to concentrate on the look of the place, as this is obviously  vital when the photos are being shot. And the photos are genuinely how potential buyers first meet your home. However, when […]

Selling Your Home Step 1: Tidy up, Declutter and Clean

Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

When Selling Your Home, Start With A Declutter. And A Clean Sweep! All the guides we looked at advise a seller to declutter before showing potential buyers around their home. In the real-life example of Patrick – our conveyancing client in Hove – the decluttering process was undertaken earlier, before the photographs were taken and […]

The Truth About Selling Your Home Effectively

Friday, July 3rd, 2015

It looks like exciting times for the homeowner with itchy feet: the housing market’s looking buoyant, with demand far outstripping supply (they say). The economy’s on the up, interest rates are still at a historic low – it’s a perfect time to sell your home! Pretty much wherever in the country your home is, there […]

Selling A House Online … The Next Phase

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

As of late June 2013 Patrick now feels ready to put his house firmly on the market. The story started here: Selling a House – the Modern Way … As an experiment, he tried posting the house on one of the free house selling websites, but found that it generated little response and when he […]

Selling A House – The Modern Way?

Wednesday, June 5th, 2013

Selling a house in the 20th century was pretty well impossible without employing an estate agent. Has it got any easier in the 21st? With current average agents’ fees at 1.8%, it is still quite a slice – meaning that the cost of selling a £350,000 house includes estate agent fees of £6,300 (usually plus VAT), […]