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Do your photographs give too much away?


Spring is such a lovely time of year.  Many of the homes we work with at Smith & Co. are rural or village homes, surrounded by fields and woodland, and look absolutely beautiful at this time of year.  We love how the flowers count down the weeks until summer too, starting with the snowdrops, then…

How to choose the right estate agent to sell your home


So you’ve boxed up a whole load of clutter, you’ve fixed that annoying dripping tap and buffed and polished your home. Well done! Now comes what for some sellers feels like a really challenging task: choosing your estate agent. Most sellers invite three estate agents to give them an expert valuation, and discuss marketing approach….

Successful downsizing – our complete guide


If you’re now or soon to be an empty nester, why waste money on space you don’t need? If it’s just you and your other half now, or perhaps just you, why not downsize to a smaller home or apartment to save not only on your mortgage but also on utilities, repairs, cleaning time, and…

Struggling to sell? Our guide to help you move on successfully


When you have your home up for sale, time seems to stand still. You’re in limbo, caught between your old life, and your new one, with no way of knowing when you’ll be able to move on – both literally and emotionally. As the weeks turn into months, and the viewings dry up, it’s easy…