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.

The ten year challenge – comparing 2018 with 2008

The ten year challenge – comparing 2018 with 2008

We read with interest an article in The Times at the weekend comparing the market conditions in 2008 with 2018. Knight Frank provided some interesting figures which show that despite Brexit the market is in far better shape now than it was 10 years ago. House prices...

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From dated B&B to refreshed family home

From dated B&B to refreshed family home

This delightful 5 bedroom village house, located in Ilmington, had been operating as a B&B when the owner decided to downsize. It had been marketed as a B&B with a couple of agents for about 18 months with little interest. The accommodation size was generous,...

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What a great year it has been!

What a great year it has been!

Our team at Lemon and Lime Interiors provide a decluttering and home staging service to make the best use of space and appearance in a vendor’s property in the effort to attract a buyer. Based in the pretty village of Melbourne in Derbyshire, we work alongside estate...

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Open Day Success!

Open Day Success!

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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What is happening in the housing market?

What is happening in the housing market?

The housing market has been uncertain for a long time now and leading in to 2019 it will continue to remain so until the Brexit outcome. Our business is very closely aligned to what is happening in the housing market and one of the things we have noticed over the last...

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Christmas gift guide!

Christmas gift guide!

It’s almost that time of year again! To help get yourself in the festive spirit, we have put together our favourite interior décor gifts for family, friends and loved ones. Get inspired!             1.Gold & Green Shadow poster – from...

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Winter Night Chilli

Winter Night Chilli

We love finding new recipes and sharing them amongst our team. We spotted this recipe from Jamie Oliver which is a perfect hearty meal to munch whilst watching the fireworks. Give it a go!   Serves: 12 Gluten and Dairy Free Ingredients 20 g dried porcini...

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Decorating trends to attract a winter buyer

Decorating trends to attract a winter buyer

Guest post for Howkins and Harrison It’s a new season and there are some exciting new interior styles to attract your winter buyers! Freshen up your decor ready for selling in the season ahead. Many people believe that the summer season is the best time to sell, but...

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What does Brexit mean for the housing market?

What does Brexit mean for the housing market?

Brexit has been triggered by the Prime Minister Teresa May, but what does leaving the European Union next March really mean for the UK homeowners? In The Sunday Times last week, David Smith, economics editor, wrote of the effect that leaving Europe may have across our...

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