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Property Prices 2017 12 December 2016

Whatever your political affiliations it is fair to say that 2016 has packed a punch and that there will be few amongst us that don"t look back on it with a sense of disbelief. 2016"s air of insurgency blew hard both here and across the Atlantic heralding a looming sea of change from the outcomes of Brexit and Trump"s "Brexit times 10" triumph.... Read More

Striving for Perfection 17 October 2016

We are all guilty of striving for the perfect life, be it house, career, partner, baby but why do we put so much pressure on ourselves? Are we all so shallow as to think that perfection will guarantee a happy and fulfilled life? Perhaps not but then why do we spend so much of our lives seeking it and judging others against it? In every walk of life, we experience a desire to achieve bigger and better in the hope that whatever that attainment will bring will make us happier.... Read More

A Good Time To Sell? 02 July 2016

In answering this question pre-Brexit all estate agents had to concern themselves with was a seasonal dip in interest prompting a defiant response of, ‘spring of course!". This favoured season surpassing the others as buyers are not distracted by any looming festivities or annual holidays.... Read More

Face To Face 14 April 2016

To cold call or not to cold call, that is the question! Or is it? Having started a new business that is dependent on building relationships with vendors and buyers alike, the importance of face to face meetings is not lost on me. Meeting with someone and investing time in them can drive a positive emotional experience which generates a level of trust that emails or texts would never have achieved.... Read More

Home Sales Bloom in Spring 05 February 2016

It has long been considered that Spring is an ideal time to sell your property. Christmas and the New Year celebrations are over and it"s a matter of months before the summer holidays roll round. The buds are blooming in gardens, pots and window boxes and, with luck, the sun is putting in more hours, so homes are looking at their best.... Read More

Why Choose a High Street Agent? 14 January 2016

It"s the New Year and you"ve decided to finally take the plunge and sell your home. It was hard enough to choose between all the high street agents vying for your attention. Now, however, you also have to contend with the persistent marketing from the online agents who are telling you that they can do everything a high street agent can for a fraction of the cost.... Read More

Lifting Your Mood… 09 January 2016

Every January we are faced with a media storm reminding us of all the reasons why we should be depressed in January. Throw in the usual smattering of bad news, government warnings on how our lifestyles are harming us and weather that would have given Noah and his Ark a run for his money and it should be pretty much a done deal!... Read More

New Year Wellbeing… 14 December 2015

If like me you"ve been running to keep up this year, you"ll be nearing the end of the year with a mixed sense of bewilderment and relief. Stopping to reflect is an indulgence reserved for the very few that are not time deprived. For the rest, the end of the year suddenly creeps up on us when we are least expecting it.... Read More

Community Christmas Cheer! 24 November 2015

As promised and with a view to endorsing locally based small businesses, source your Christmas gifts from one of the below: 1. Chutneys/Jams/Marmalades Visit Cranbrook Conserves at www.cranbrookconserves.co.uk for delicious cottage kitchen produced delights.... Read More

You Want What...!? 16 November 2015

My kids are thankfully beyond the ‘Top 10 Christmas Toy" age so I can breathe a little easier in mid-December without the need to desperately search every website known to man for the last remaining coveted toy! I do, however, still look with interest (and relief!... Read More

Lest We Forget... 05 November 2015

The eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month marks the signing of the Armistice, on 11th November 1918, to signal the end of World War 1. This year"s Remembrance Day falls on 8th November. A day when for a minute at 11am we should put down our mobile phones, turn off the TV and turn away from our own thoughts to remember all those service men and women who courageously died in the two World Wars and later more recent conflicts.... Read More

Hello Darkness, My Old Friend... 17 October 2015

If like me, you are a glass half full person you will be looking forward to the 25th October"s heavenly gift of an extra hour in bed. Rather than lamenting the end of the light evenings which signal the colder weather. You will also be brimming with childish excitement for Halloween silliness and Fireworks Night wonder.... Read More