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REFRESHING YOUR HOME AFTER THE FESTIVE DECS ARE DOWN

Is it just us or does January often leave you feeling a little, well, cold?! Not just physically of course (we anxiously await the return of double-digit temperatures), but in terms of your home. With all the Christmas decorations back in their boxes, those new toys and gifts already losing their lustre and a distinct lack of sunshine around, it can leave us looking round our living spaces with a slightly more discerning eye than when they were festooned with tinsel and fairy lights to distract us.

Written by: Vince Laurella

CHANGING ROOMS: RELAUNCH YOUR HOME WITH A DIFFERENT LOOK

If you took a break from selling last year and you're ready to try again, or if your home is still for sale and you'd like to refresh your marketing, this week's blog is for you.

Written by: Vince Laurella

2022 DESIGN TRENDS: OUR GUIDE TO WHAT'S IN STORE FOR HOME DECOR NEXT YEAR

It's the middle of November, and your thoughts are probably turning to putting your feet up for Christmas. But with the new year just six weeks off, it's also natural and exciting to look forward to new beginnings, so what better time to start thinking about your decor for 2022?

Written by: Vince Laurella

How to Decorate for Christmas (when your home’s up for sale)

It is, as they say, the most wonderful time of the year: but if you’re trying to sell your home over the festive period, should you make any changes to ho-ho-how (sorry) you decorate your space for Christmas? As estate agents, we feel like a modicum of caution is the best approach here – you certainly needn’t be bah humbug and simply ignore the whole season if you’d otherwise love to decorate, but equally, a sense of moderation can be wise, both to avoid over-cluttering your house and also to respect that not everyone celebrates this particular date. However, it’s still definitely a great idea to add some extra magic and sparkle into your home at this dark time of year, not to mention a good excuse to have a little styling fun!

Written by: Vince Laurella

NOWHERE TO GO: YOU FOUND A BUYER BUT CAN'T FIND A HOME. WHAT NOW?

One of the biggest concerns for anyone looking to sell their home is being unable to find one to buy. Although the issue is getting a lot of press right now, it's always been at the front of people's minds when considering a move.

Written by: Vince Laurella

STAGING YOUR HOME FOR SALE (WITH THINGS YOU CAN TAKE WITH YOU)

If you’re gearing up to sell your home and are keen to ensure it’s looking its best, some shopping or even decorating could well be on your radar.

AUTUMN ADVANTAGES: FIVE GOLD SELLING SECRETS OF THE UNDERRATED SEASON

Autumn gets a bad rap as a season for selling your home. It's always pushed back behind the blossom of spring, the sunshine of summer, and the festive magic of winter.

Written by: Vince Laurella

MOVE OR IMPROVE: SHOULD YOU SELL YOUR HOME OR STAY AND EXTEND?

Some questions in life are unavoidable. Aside from whether the chicken or the egg came first, at some point along the line you'll begin to wonder if your home can evolve with you, or if it's time to say goodbye and find somewhere new.

Written by: Vince Laurella

MOVE BY CHRISTMAS: SELL YOUR HOME AND BE IN YOUR NEW PLACE BY THE END OF 2021

If you've been dreaming of selling up and moving by Christmas, the good news is that you still have time.

Written by: Vince Laurella

STRUGGLING TO SELL: IS IT YOUR PRICE, OR IS IT SOMETHING ELSE?

Despite the strongest market in a decade with property selling faster than ever, there are still homes in Leytonstone, Wanstead, Leyton and Forest Gate that have not sold.

Written by: Vince Laurella

VALUING HERITAGE

The history of Victorian & Edwardian homes is sadly absent from most property marketing, but the stories of streets add value and interest that we purposely research, capture and portray.

UNDERSTANDING DESIGN

Our descriptions replace corny sales language with insightful & evocative commentary to resonate with people who share an appreciation of beauty, modern materials and period architecture.

OPEN & ETHICAL

Approachability, authenticity and maturity are the very foundations of our business, with a culture of intelligence and respect that sits deliberately apart from typical estate agency stereotypes.

UNCOMMONLY EFFECTIVE

Against sobering national figures that 60% of homes don't sell with the first agent and that 33% of sales fall through, we sell 95% of our listings with more than 90% reaching completion.

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Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses


Late payment of rent - Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue


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