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What to do before a viewing

03/09/2019

Our six time-saving tips on how to prepare for viewings When it comes to selling your house, the viewer becomes the VIP. Here, we help you prepare for that all-important ‘state visit’. We all have that friend. You know the one. The rarely-seen frenemy who, when they text to say they’re in the area and…

Home styling for summer

02/08/2019

Summer can be an exciting time of year to sell your home, the garden has never looked better and the rooms are bathed in light. To help make your home look its best this season, we bring you five easy ways to style your home for summer. The sun is shining, the grass is green…

Your Total Floor Area – What to Include

02/07/2019

More and more these days, the total floor area of a property is included on the floorplan, which can be very useful to a buyer when they are trying to work out how much house they are getting for their money. At Smith & Co. Estates, we compile a ‘Price per square foot analysis’ for…

Brochures, details and particulars

06/06/2019

Way back in the olden days, estate agents would offer a double-sided A4 sheet of typed information to market a property, complete with two or three stuck-on photographs measuring 3.5” x 5”.  These were referred to as ‘particulars’ or sometimes ‘details’. But that was then, and this is now.  If your agent is doing a…