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.

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

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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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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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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.

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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Springtime selling – 9 tips to get you moving

After a winter of short, dark days sitting on the sofa working their way through the bottomless tub of Christmas ‘Celebrations’, home-hunters are hungry for…

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Create first impressions that last – let your home shine!

Seven seconds. That’s all the time you have in which to make a good first impression. During that brief timeframe, we create an indelible impression…

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5 Top tips for winter selling

Christmas is coming, the geese are getting fat…you won’t sell your house while it looks like that! While the whimsy of festive folk songs may…

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How to make sure your photos look fabulous

In a world where you can pick your spouse-to-be from a directory of online photos at the swipe of a finger, it takes a lot to stand out from the crowd.

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