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HOW TO SELL YOUR HOME IN WINTER 2019-2020

If you’re looking to move by Easter, you’re going to be looking for a buyer in Winter. And while it’s traditionally the low season – and also the darkest – there are some advantages to selling a property at this time of year.

Written by: Paul Travers

IS BOXING DAY THE BEST DAY TO SELL YOUR HOME?

Listing your home for the day after Christmas could increase your audience by 500%.

Written by: Paul Travers

SLEEP ON IT: HOW TO CREATE BEDROOM BLISS

Bedrooms are not just a place to put your head down, or to watch Netflix and chill. They also hold our most intimate moments as humans: from the sensual to the the snoring; the days of colds and flu...

Written by: Paul Travers

TABLE MANNERS

Dining rooms can easily get forgotten when it comes to preparing a property for sale, playing second (well, last) fiddle to almost every other room in the house.

Written by: Paul Travers

...AND RELAX

Pretty much every article you read about property will tell you that moving home is one of the most stressful experiences in life – right up there with divorce and even bereavement.

Written by: Paul Travers

DO PROFESSIONAL PHOTOS MAKE A DIFFERENCE?

When looking around a room or at the outside of a property, your brain and eyes are working together in all kinds of neurological interaction to let you see most of the room – as well as the view outside – with seemingly no effort at all.

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Creating a guide to your garden can help you sell your home to a wider range of buyers.

Written by: Paul Travers

YOUR STORY COULD SELL YOUR PROPERTY

Have you noticed how backstories are a major part of marketing today?

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW FLOOR PLANS HELP TO SELL YOUR HOME

Have you ever asked an estate agent the size of a property, only to be told how many bedrooms it has?

Source: EELEVEN

HOW TO SPOT A GENUINE CASH BUYER

The holy grail of purchashers is everyone's dream, but not everything is always as it seems.

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW MANY ESTATE AGENTS DO YOU NEED TO SELL YOUR HOME?

How to decided whether sole or multiple agency is the best choice for you.

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW TO GET YOUR BATHROOM READY FOR VIEWINGS

How to decided whether sole or multiple agency is the best choice for you.

Written by: Paul Travers

FIVE SMART TACTICS TO SELL YOUR HOME FOR MORE

While getting the best price for your property is a top priority for everyone at EELEVEN (and indeed for most estate agents), there are many things that homeowners can do to help smooth the path and facilitate a successful sale.

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW TO SPEED UP THE SALE OF YOUR PROPERTY

Although it can be easy to concentrate all your efforts on getting a buyer, there is plenty you can be doing while your property is on the market to ensure the legal process moves swiftly and smoothly once you’ve agreed a sale.

Written by: Paul Travers

GETTING YOUR BALCONY READY FOR THE SUMMER

Summer is coming, so it’s time to get your balcony ready.

Written by: Paul Travers

SELLING YOUR HOME DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Summer is here, your house is on the market and you’ve got a holiday booked.

Written by: Paul Travers

WHY IS NOBODY OFFERING ON YOUR HOME?

Sometimes, like now, with so much uncertainty in the air, things do slow down.

Written by: Paul Travers

THE BIGGEST PROPERTY TURN-OFFS (AND HOW TO AVOID THEM)

We spend a lot of time talking about how to attract the right buyer or tenant, but not so much on what might put them off.

Written by: Paul Travers

SEWING THE SEEDS OF A SUMMER GARDEN

Following our previous blog about preparing a balcony for the summer months, this time we’re looking at gardens.

Written by: Paul Travers

MAKE YOUR MOVING DAY MAGIC

Despite the overwhelmingly insistent commentary that moving day absolutely has to be a nightmare, it is quite possible to have fun and excitement rather than stress and shouting.

Written by: Paul Travers

PREPARE YOUR HOME FOR PRIME SPRING SELLING SEASON

Spring is almost always the time of year when we see the largest numbers of buyers registering to find their next home.

Written by: Paul Travers

HARNESS THE POWER OF PAINT TO ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME

Whether you’re thinking of selling your property this year or simply fancy a change of scene indoors, paint is perhaps the easiest answer.

Written by: Paul Travers

A LANDLORD’S GUIDE TO AN EASY LIFE

Whether you are using an estate agent to manage your rental property, or you’re undertaking the management yourself, the key to a hassle-free letting is to minimise the number of questions, phone calls, texts and emails during the tenancy.

Written by: Paul Travers

HOW TO MAXIMISE INCOME ON YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY

There are many options for optimising the income, appeal and profitability of your rental property.

Written by: Paul Travers

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