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.

3 reasons to recommend staging in a ‘hot’ market

3 reasons to recommend staging in a ‘hot’ market

One of the conversations we often have with estate agents at the moment goes along these lines; ‘The market is really good for sellers, there are far more buyers than sellers around. I don’t feel we need to recommend staging, it’s just an additional cost my vendor...

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We are Hiring!

We are Hiring!

Project Lead Full time - permanent 37.5 hours Monday - Friday Location- Melbourne, DE73 8DS The project lead is the person who takes a project from the ‘quote agreed’ stage to installation on site. This is a full-time post. You need to be able to work with stock items...

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Why Home Staging isn’t your USP

Why Home Staging isn’t your USP

  Until recently the ability of an estate agent to offer the services of a home staging company to their clients gave them a USP when they pitched for an instruction. That has ceased to be the case in the last 12 months. An agent who is not offering the services...

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Why now is the perfect time to prepare for a downsize

Why now is the perfect time to prepare for a downsize

If, like many of our clients, you are the proud owners of a period home, a rambling Victorian rectory for example or an imposing Georgian manor house and you were planning to downsize at some point in the next couple of years then you should be very excited by what is...

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Views on the Market

Views on the Market

Brexit negotiations in the run up to Christmas and the ever-increasing Covid numbers have had an impact on the property market of late. We’ve been interested in the views of the property experts who have been busily commenting over the last few days and so have done a...

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2020, a year to remember!

2020, a year to remember!

We usually end our year reflecting on the clients we have met, the work we have achieved and the fun we have had along the way.  This year it’s definitely been a little different and more challenging with COVID-19 impacting operations across the globe. Fortunately, we...

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Our Christmas Gift of Sailability

Our Christmas Gift of Sailability

Many of you will know that one of Elaine’s earlier careers was coaching sailing. She grew up on the coast in Norfolk and for many years was lucky enough to coach in many different countries. She has seen first-hand the tremendous benefits sailing can bring to both...

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Life Changing Events

Life Changing Events

Today is the day of my official book launch. I wrote ‘Sell High, Sell Fast – how to sell your home for the best possible price in the quickest possible time’ last Christmas and have spent much of this summer reviewing, editing and reviewing again with my fabulous...

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Stageflow – the back story

Stageflow – the back story

Unusually for someone running a home staging business my degree is in Maths. I have had several careers, some using my degree and some not but having a brain which does numbers has always been useful. In home staging I have long maintained that concepts such as...

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Housing Market Update

Housing Market Update

Rightmove has revealed the findings of some recent research on the property market and it will come as no surprise that, since the easing of lockdown as far as moving house is concerned, lots of people living in the biggest UK cities are now planning a move to the...

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Colour Comeback

Colour Comeback

Katrina Burroughs wrote a lovely article for the Sunday Times this week 02/08/20 called ‘Colour is the new greige’. In it she talks about how people at home during lockdown, staring at their own four walls have been experimenting with colour resulting in ‘rainbow...

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Success during lockdown!

Success during lockdown!

We’ve had an uncertain few months with the housing market being closed for two months during the worst of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was a difficult time for vendors with property ready to sell but not being able to allow potential buyers through the door. But for...

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Love Business East Midlands feature: New virtual service

Love Business East Midlands feature: New virtual service

In our feature in Love Business East Midlands we discuss our new virtual staging service and how it has helped local developers during this time. "When it comes to Lemon & Lime Interior’s new virtual staging service, the results really speak for themselves - the...

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Housing market back up and running again?

Housing market back up and running again?

The housing market looked to be in a good place during the early part of 2020 and then Covid-19 shut it down for almost 7 weeks. Estate agents were given very short notice when they were told they were able to get back to work. Although this is fantastic news for the...

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