The AJ Blog

Everything you need to know about selling your home, in one handy place. Tips and advice about how to select the right time to sell your home, how to choose the best pricing strategy, step-by-step guides to style every room for photography and viewings, and how to choose the right estate to sell your home.

Winter viewing? How to make yours a success

We all dream of a white winter wonderland. A thick layer of snowy icing on the lawn, roaring fires, candlelit windows, movie afternoons wrapped in thick, downy duvets. The spicy scent of mulled wine drifting in from the kitchen.

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Secrets of fabulous property photography – learn from the pros

We have all heard that first impressions count and never is this truer than when trying to sell your property. Not only will excellent photographs catch the attention of eager buyers, but by emphasising the lifestyle your home actually offers, a well-planned photoshoot is likely to draw in serious viewers who won’t waste your time.

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Seven reasons to sell in September

In the blink of an eye, the trees are dappled in burnished reds and golds. That first waft of coal fire smoke garnishes the dusky sky. Dust off your autumn boots and dig out your gloves…September is here.

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6 1/2 Simple styling secrets – to make a buyer fall in love with your home

You know your home looks good. You’ve chosen your estate agent, the photographer’s booked and you’re ready to launch.

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Switching estate agents – all you need to know to get it right

When you chose your estate agent, you did so because you believed they could sell your home.  You felt so certain, you even put your…

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Your property’s asking price – is a price drop right for you?

If you have had your house on the market for some time without success, dropping your asking price may seem an inevitable, if unwanted, next…

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Preparing to sell your home – get ready to move

With the property market showing some signs of re-opening, now is the time to get ready to make sure you’re prepared for selling your home,…

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Selling your home in an uncertain time – what you need to know right now

Are you buying or selling a home right now? Or planning to? Feeling concerned and anxious about what’s going to happen with the housing market…

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Floorplans – how they can help sell your home

You wouldn’t set off on a road trip without a map. So why start the next stage of your life’s journey without the homebuyer’s equivalent?…

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The AJ Hub

Everything you need to know about selling your home, in one handy place. Tips and advice about how to select the right time to sell your home, how to choose the best pricing strategy, step-by-step guides to style every room for photography and viewings, and how to choose the right estate to sell your home.

Summer selling for an autumn move

Summer is a great time of year to sell your home. With bright, sunny days, gardens at their greenest and flowers blooming, your marketing photos…

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How to add thousands to your home with our pro styling tips

One way to add value to your home is by renovating it; another is through increasing the amount of accommodation, by either building an extension…

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6 simple steps to prepare your home for viewings

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Turning browsers into buyers – make sure your online advert stand out

If you’ve ever searched online for a home yourself, you’ll know how many listings there are. The broader your search terms, the more results are…

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What to do when your home isn’t selling – 8 steps to boost your marketing

You did it: you found an agent you liked, who loved your home and valued it at a price you were happy with. They put together an impressive marketing plan and the ‘For Sale’ board has been invitingly positioned at the end of the drive for a while. It seems like you’ve done everything right, so why hasn’t your home sold yet?

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Unique homes – how we value them accurately

As estate agents, valuing homes accurately is at the core of our business. We’ve got to price them at a level that attracts enough attention from buyers, while achieving the maximum sale price for our clients, and sometimes it’s a challenge – particularly when there’s not much to compare them to.

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How to choose the best estate agent – 11 questions to help you decide

Selling your home is one of the biggest financial transactions you’re ever likely to make, and it could be an emotional time for you. So…

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Our top home styling accessories for 2021

It’s a new year – time to give your home a whole new look? If you’re selling your home, or planning to, our top home…

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Planning to downsize? start your new chapter in your next home

Are you starting to feel like you’re rattling around in a house that’s too big for you?
Are you ready to put less time, effort and money into somewhere new?

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