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 Lemon and Lime Journey!

The Lemon and Lime Journey!

From start to finish we are proud to offer a personalised service tailored to your individual needs and property type. We work with everything from country cottages to farmhouses, to new builds and large period properties each with different features and selling...

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Our top 5 pieces this month!

Our top 5 pieces this month!

We are continually purchasing new furniture to put into our properties whilst ensuring to keep up with current trends. This month we have selected our top 5 pieces which we find work really well in a lot of properties.   1.Charcoal Armchairs These studded...

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500K vendors buck trend in subdued housing market

500K vendors buck trend in subdued housing market

As latest figures from the Halifax revealed that house price rises in the UK slowed to the end of May – increasing by only 1.9%, one Derbyshire firm has partnered with estate agents to buck the trend. The Halifax, part of Lloyds Banking Group, said that the change...

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Speed Staging Service

Speed Staging Service

Get a head start with your sale:   Speed staging helps you create a memorable first impression with fantastic photos of your home attracting viewers so you achieve your best possible sale. This service includes: Decluttering & styling of your main reception...

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Top 10 tips to sell your home!

Top 10 tips to sell your home!

Curate your clutter – declutter but don’t completely de-personalise   DIY – finish all the jobs on the ‘to do’ list   Clean, clean and clean again – everywhere and everything   Pets – some of us love them, some of us don’t…   Outside Space – avoid...

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Courgette & Lime Cake

Courgette & Lime Cake

This Thursday we joined the rest of the Fine & Country team in hosting a charity coffee and cake morning. In true Lemon and Lime style, we had cake to feed a small army. A big thank you to everyone who popped in for a cuppa and a slice (or three!). We are thrilled...

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Top tips from Lemon and Lime!

Top tips from Lemon and Lime!

When you first move into a new property - do nothing! The more work you believe the house needs the longer you should do nothing. Wait for up to a year before you start to plan any major changes. You will find out, through the first few months living there, exactly...

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Why Professional Property Presentation?

Why Professional Property Presentation?

Why Professional Property Presentation? If you google ‘What percentage of gross revenue should be spent on marketing in business’ the answers come up with anything from 5% to 20% for a smaller business. Marketing a product is considered important enough for virtually...

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Join our team!

Join our team!

Join our team!   Property Dresser We are on the lookout for candidates who are interested in joining our ‘dressing team’ in the Sheffield, Cheshire and North Oxfordshire areas.   The job will involve decluttering and/or dressing properties ready to be marketed....

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How to sell a house that is difficult to sell

How to sell a house that is difficult to sell

Selling difficult houses, usually ones that have been stuck on the market for months, or in some cases years, is bread and butter for us! We love a challenge! The first question to answer is ‘Why is the sale not happening?’ 1. Location? 2. Poor marketing? 3. Too much...

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Bedroom Makeover

Bedroom Makeover

A quick bedroom update that can done in a weekend with a bit of determination, and a constant supply of coffee and chocolate biscuits….. A dated bedroom doesn’t necessarily need the wallpaper stripping off. Paint over light colours with a more modern neutral, we love...

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Don’t Drop – Dress!

Don’t Drop – Dress!

At this time of year the property market can get tough. Many potential purchasers go quiet not wanting to consider the upheaval of moving just before Christmas and anyone thinking about coming on to the market will wait for the Spring surge. But what about the...

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