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Should I sell my home now? How the current shortage affects your home’s price 

Should I sell my home now? How the current shortage affects your home’s price 

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   2021 was a tremendous year for home price growth in the UK – the strongest since the mid-2000s – with many areas and types of home seeing values increase by double-figure percentages. This means a house bought for £500,000 only two years ago could be worth up to £600,000 today!   The huge imbalance

New Year, New Move

New Year, New Move

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The new year encourages many of us to make positive changes in our lives. A popular choice is pledging to do more exercise, while some people might decide to learn a new skill. But if you were one of the many sellers who put their home on the market last year and you haven’t yet

Currans Unique guide to downsizing
Downsizing, upsizing and right-sizing – make the move that’s right for you

Downsizing, upsizing and right-sizing – make the move that’s right for you

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Are you thinking about making a change to where you live? If you no longer need all the rooms in your home, you might have decided to downsize into something smaller. Or perhaps it’s the opposite – you need more space, in which case, it could be time to upsize into a new place. On

Turning browsers into buyers – make sure your online advert stands out

Turning browsers into buyers – make sure your online advert stands out

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If you’ve ever searched online for a home yourself, you’ll know how many listings there are. The broader your search terms, the more results are going to come up, and then you start scrolling through… So, what is it that makes you stop scrolling? When you’re selling, how do you make sure your headline details

What to do when your home isn’t selling – 8 steps to boost your marketing

What to do when your home isn’t selling – 8 steps to boost your marketing

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You did it: you found an agent you liked, who loved your home and valued it at a price you were happy with. They put together an impressive marketing plan and the ‘For Sale’ board has been invitingly positioned at the end of the drive for a while. It seems like you’ve done everything right,

Secrets of fabulous property photography – learn from the pros

Secrets of fabulous property photography – learn from the pros

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We have all heard that first impressions count and never is this truer than when trying to sell your property. Not only will excellent photographs catch the attention of eager buyers, but by emphasising the lifestyle your home actually offers, a well-planned photoshoot is likely to draw in serious viewers who won’t waste your time.

6 1/2 Simple styling secrets

6 1/2 Simple styling secrets

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TO MAKE A BUYER FALL IN LOVE WITH YOUR HOME You know your home looks good. You’ve chosen your estate agent, the photographer’s booked and you’re ready to launch. But is there something missing….? Let us help you transform your home from ‘market ready’ to ‘market ravishing’ with our home styling tips. So, what is

Switching estate agents

Switching estate agents

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 All you need to know to get it right   When you chose your estate agent, you did so because you believed they could sell your home.   You felt so certain, you even put your name to it when you signed the contract. However, months down the line, hopes of lots of viewers and

5 Ways Your Bedroom Could Help Achieve The Best Price For Your Home

5 Ways Your Bedroom Could Help Achieve The Best Price For Your Home

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All rooms in a property matter when it comes to selling a home, but some matter more than others. The bedroom is one of these rooms. So if you’re preparing to sell your home, take note. Here’s 5 ways to style your bedroom so that it’s not only more enjoyable to spend time in, but so that it’s highly appealing when selling too.