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.

Thinking of changing estate agents? – Our smooth move guide

If your home’s not selling and you’re thinking of changing estate agents, check out our great guide to making the move to a new agent as smooth as possible.

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Summer selling for an autumn move

Summer is a great time to market your home. Find out how to take advantage of the all the benefits of selling now, ready for an autumn move.

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

Learn the professional home styling tips that will make buyers fall in love with your home and could add thousands to your sale price.

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6 simple steps to prepare your home for viewings

Buyers can take just minutes to decide whether to buy. Here are 6 simple steps that will help you prepare for viewings so your home makes a fabulous first impression.

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

Discover what makes an online advert really stand out so buyers stop scrolling, click to find out more about your home and pick up the phone to book a viewing!

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

When your home isn’t selling, you need to find out why – is it the price, the presentation or the agent? We reveal 8 top tips 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

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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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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.

Should-you-move

Should you move?

How do you decide if now is the right time for you My friend Marissa has her house on the market.  It’s a beautiful home,…

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A Quick Tip to Make Your Home Smell Lovely for Viewings

Today’s blogpost is a super quick tip to help make your house smell lovely! Some of the homes we are asked to take to market…

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Taking-A-Break-From-the-Market

Taking a Break from the Market?

If your home has been on the market for months, or even years, it may be time for a rethink. We once had a client…

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The-Zero-Price-Strategy

The Zero Price Strategy

This short post is all about the numbers on the end of your asking price. Way back, twenty years ago, it was very common to…

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Don’t Put Your Home in the Shade

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Don't Put Your Home in the Shade

When your home is about to go on the market, having the photography shoot can be an exciting – and daunting – process. There’s a…

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Move-Your-Car

Move your Car!

Your photoshoot is booked, and the photographer turns up, ready to take the best photos of the front of your house. But stop! Is your…

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Name Your Photos on Rightmove

When you’re browsing Rightmove, and clicking on properties that catch your eye, have you found that some property listings have photos you can’t identify? Even…

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Lets-slow-down

Let’s Slow Down (or why we take 21 days to put your home on the market)

Once you have decided to put your home on the market, many estate agents will endeavour to get your home onto Rightmove as soon as possible – perhaps even the same day you instruct them. After all, if they have their camera with them, then why not?

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