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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

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