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.

Home staging – everything you want to know!

Home staging – everything you want to know!

What is home staging? Home staging is a property marketing tool. Home staging ensures that the presentation of a home attracts multiple potential buyers as quickly as possible by targeting the presentation to the likely buyer demographic. It significantly differs from...

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Home Staging – no longer an add-on

Home Staging – no longer an add-on

UK estate agency has been slow to accept change. The last couple of years riding the roller coaster of the residential housing market has prompted more significant changes, and in particular a move towards more self-employed agency models, than every before. BUT, what...

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Garden buildings and summer houses

Garden buildings and summer houses

Garden buildings are a fantastic way of extending your home and creating additional living space without the expense of planning applications*, building materials and labour. Post-pandemic we have seen a serious rise in the cost of building materials which is down to...

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Staging a holiday home for maximum rental yield

Staging a holiday home for maximum rental yield

I’m sure many of you will have had the experience of booking a holiday home for those precious days away from the daily grind only to arrive and to find that the house is cluttered, its décor tired and it generally has the air of the owners having recently moved out...

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The Future of Interior Design Trends 2022

The Future of Interior Design Trends 2022

Curved shapes, textures and nature-inspired interiors are all the trends named by top interior designers for 2022. But what is trending in interior design right now?  A design trend that looks here to stay is Biophilic design – indoor plants have never been so...

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Housing Market Update

Housing Market Update

We’re in constant contact with agents, vendors, property experts and journalists and they are all of the same opinion…..no one really knows what the future holds when it comes to the property market. Most are optimistic and predicting a correction in the market rather...

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Housing Market Update – A Nation of Reactive Purchasers

Housing Market Update – A Nation of Reactive Purchasers

It is proposed that the lower end of the market and new homes may eventually suffer due to younger people delaying their plans and expectations of stepping onto the property ladder owing to the cost-of-living crisis. However, at present, the housing market shows no...

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Top ten DIY trends to transform your house sale

Top ten DIY trends to transform your house sale

I see the DIY trends of 2022 for the most part being a continuation of the rising popularity of traditional crafting skills since lockdowns began - utilising the materials that homeowners already have at their disposal - with a refresh based on current colour trends....

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What are buyers going to be looking for in a home in 2022?

What are buyers going to be looking for in a home in 2022?

There’s much more to selling your house than just choosing an agent and putting it on the property portals. We help vendors to attract the right buyers by making sure every property we work on is presented for the right audience. Below we have taken a look at what we...

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The newest pandemic property trend

The newest pandemic property trend

In June we wrote an article about our predictions of what will happen to the housing market over the next few months. To catch-up on our last blog click here>  With a hot market driven by many factors earlier in the year, we were seeing quick sales and a lack of...

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Merry Christmas from the Lemon and Lime Team!

Merry Christmas from the Lemon and Lime Team!

Like 2020, 2021 was heavily affected by the Covid-19 pandemic particularly with the emergence of multiple new variants. For Lemon and Lime this meant we had to alter a few things in order to continue providing our top-quality home staging service to each and every one...

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Marketing your home during the Christmas season

Marketing your home during the Christmas season

Christmas really isn’t that far away now, you might be beginning to get into the festive spirit, besides Christmas shopping, for anyone selling their home there are a few other things to think about and organise. Christmas, perhaps surprisingly, is a great time to...

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Join our team!

Join our team!

We're looking to expand our award-winning property staging team. We currently have positions within our warehouse, design and styling and sales teams! Please send your CV and an accompanying letter detailing why you would be the perfect fit for a role with Lemon and...

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Why choose Lemon and Lime?

Why choose Lemon and Lime?

Experience At Lemon and Lime, we have more than 6 years of experience in home staging premium properties, often country homes with swimming pools, equestrian facilities and annexes. Profile Our sales consultants are all ex-estate agents so have a unique understanding...

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The benefit of hindsight

The benefit of hindsight

As we come to the end of what has been a very successful year for Lemon and Lime as a business it is inevitable that we reflect on what we might have done better and what we will do going forward. A number of recent conversations at the Home Staging Forum with stagers...

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Choosing the right home stager

Choosing the right home stager

Home staging is continuing to increase in the UK market with more and more homeowners realising the value in using a stager to get the best results for their property. It is important that you find the right stager for you and your property. Stagers provide services...

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What is home staging?

What is home staging?

Earlier this week I went to have my nails done ahead of speaking at a conference, I thought I should look the part! In conversation with the beauty therapist, I learned that she loves to do lash treatments but finds they are not booked frequently. We started chatting...

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Update on the property market – September 2021

Update on the property market – September 2021

The first 6 months of 2021 saw record breaking sales across the housing market with demand for property still outstripping supply. Consumer confidence is higher than before the pandemic outbreak and mortgage rates remain low. Although price growth is anticipated to...

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