December is a month like no other. There are Christmas lights and festive cheer everywhere you go, and everyone’s thoughts start turning to the new year and new beginnings.
If you’re selling your home, the Boxing Day Bounce brings the year’s largest audience to the property portals, with 2020 seeing Rightmove’s biggest ever Christmas audience, up a whopping 54% on 2019.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 68) SELLING IN DECEMBER: Add Winter Magic to Launch or Restart Your Move in Fife (watch/read/listen)
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?
Continue reading FP TV (EP 66) 2022 DESIGN TRENDS: Our Guide to What’s in Store for Home Decor Next Year (watch/read/listen)
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.
If you’ve been thinking of selling your home, the idea that you won’t have somewhere to go could mean you’ve put your moving plans on ice. And if you’ve already found a buyer, but you’re having little or no luck finding a place to buy, you might be wondering if your move will fall apart.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 64) NOWHERE TO GO: You Found a Buyer but Can’t Find a Home. What Now? (4 min read)
Have you ever wondered why some homes get multiple offers, while others struggle to get even one?
It’s rarely down to chance.
There’s no such thing as an unsellable home, and every property in every price range has the capacity to generate high levels of interest. Marketing is certainly a factor, but getting the highest possible price comes down to the partnership between you and your estate agent.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 62) HOT PROPERTY: How to Achieve the Very Best Price for Your Home in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
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.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 58) MOVE OR IMPROVE: Should You Sell Your Fife Home or Stay and Extend? (Watch/read/listen)
Despite the strongest market in a decade with property selling faster than ever, there are still homes in Fife that have not sold.
If you’ve been on the market for some time, you could be wondering why on earth you don’t have a buyer when demand is so high. With a backdrop of record-breaking prices, selling speeds and low supply, it’s far easier for an agent to make a sale than to fail, so why is your home not under offer?
Continue reading FPTV (EP 54) STRUGGLING TO SELL in FIFE: Is It Your Price, Or Is It Something Else? (Watch/read/listen)
Have you ever drunk a smoothie? They’re wonderfully delicious, but it can be challenging to identify each individual flavour when strawberry, spinach, ginger, honey and turmeric are all vying for your attention.
House hunting can be a bit like that. Evenings and weekends full of viewings and meeting estate agents can make homes begin to blur as the numbers mount up, and recalling all the different rooms can be an impossible task.
Continue reading FPTV (EP 52) MAGIC MOMENTS: Make Your Home an Unforgettable Viewing Experience in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
Most moves have a lot riding on them, and, if you’re thinking of selling your home, there’s probably a good reason behind it.
Perhaps you’re moving in with a partner, expanding your family, relocating for work, thinking about schools, considering downsizing, or simply moving to your ultimate dream location.
None of these are small events. They’re pivotal life moments filled with anticipation, and when the next chapter of your life depends on the sale of your home, it can be an emotional time.
I believe that estate agents have a unique role to play in making your move an enjoyable and exciting experience. Because moving is exciting, and it can absolutely be enjoyable.
In that spirit, let’s look at what you can plan for and what to be prepared for so you can keep a level head at every stage of selling your home.
Continue reading FFPTV (EP 50) SMOOTH MOVES: Eliminate the Stress When Selling Your Home in Fife (Watch/read/listen)
Summer is upon us, and with it comes the best time of the year to sell your home (and to be an estate agent!).
Blue skies, warm temperatures and nature in bloom make photos look brilliant, and homes look their best, while the lighter nights fuel faster decisions with fewer viewings in the dark.
With so many positives, it’s no wonder that summer is the time of year when lots of people decide to sell. As more homes come on the market and the competition hots up with the weather, the name of the game is standing out from the crowd, instead of getting lost in it. In short, now is the time for your home to shine.
Continue reading SUMMER VIEWINGS: Stand Out from The Crowd in The Best Season for Selling in Fife (4 min read)