OUR JOURNAL

Our journal is a place where you will find our new blogs and stories. We comment on the housing market, give you links to Youtube videos on how to achieve our look and provide useful top tips on your own property presentation.

Trends for indoor/outdoor rooms

Trends for indoor/outdoor rooms

We look at one of the hottest trends now, creating a space which blends the inside with outside. This consistent rainy weather isn’t giving us much inspiration and excitement for the summer approaching with everything looking damp and dismal. We are hoping that this...

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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

Warehouse Operative Duration – Permanent, full time (Mon-Fri 8.30-4.30pm) Location – Kings Newton & Melbourne, Derbyshire This is a brilliant opportunity for someone to join a small team and make a real impact to our work. Candidates will ideally demonstrate...

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Staging, Styling and Maximising Value

Staging, Styling and Maximising Value

Listen to Elaine Penhaul and Josie Lywood discussing staging techniques and how it can maximise the value of your property.  A staged home gives the property an edge over an unfurnished home - crucial in the competitive and tough trading conditions of the current...

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Our 4th Birthday!

Our 4th Birthday!

We're celebrating our 4th year in business today - how time flies! We've grown a lot since day 1 when Elaine would deliver furniture in her horsebox! Here is our team enjoying lunch and cake to celebrate! Looking forward to the exciting plans we have for the year...

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RICS – UK Residential Market Survey (May)

RICS – UK Residential Market Survey (May)

The May 2019 RICS UK Residential Market Survey results point to a slightly more stable picture coming through over the month. Indeed, new buyer enquiries held steady, while the negative trend in agreed sales, new instructions and prices diminished to a certain degree....

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Home Staging Report

Home Staging Report

This report, provided by the Home Staging Association, details the results of a random sample of 330 property professionals across the United Kingdom, including real estate agents, property developers and property managers. Some of the statistics include: 100% of...

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Serious offer made within 2 weeks!

Serious offer made within 2 weeks!

This property was on the market unfurnished for 2 years before we were asked by the agent taking it on, to help. The sitting room and master bedroom had fantastic views of the Oxford canal to the front, the kitchen and bathrooms were fitted out to a high...

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Empty Properties Don’t Sell Well

Empty Properties Don’t Sell Well

We recently worked our magic on an empty property in Aylesbury. The agent asked for our recommendations as it had been on the market for over a year with very little interest. Despite having been fully renovated and being in a sought after area with good schools and...

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

  1. Edinburgh Gin Liquer Gift Set - £20.75 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Edinburgh-Gins-Liqueurs-Gift-Set/dp/B01BWMB2TW/ref=sr_1_4_s_it?s=grocery&ie=UTF8&qid=1552568900&sr=1-4&refinements=p_4%3AEdinburgh+Gin   2. Croft Collection Mirren Cushion -...

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Getting ready for the Spring market

Getting ready for the Spring market

Homeowners thinking of selling in 2019 should start preparing their homes for the Spring market now, in order to make the best possible impression on buyers. With Brexit creating nervousness in the market, sellers need to go the extra mile to make their property stand...

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Reaching High Value in Warwickshire

Reaching High Value in Warwickshire

This 5 bedroom period property, located in Ryton-on-Dunsmore, had been renovated to a high standard and was on the market for £550,000. It had been on the market with one agent for several months with no significant interest. Although it had been freshly decorated and...

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Valentines Day Gift Guide

Valentines Day Gift Guide

    1. Freddie’s flowers subscription - because flowers aren’t just for Valentines Day https://www.freddiesflowers.com   2. Marble book ends - £20...

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