Author Archives: matthewgoodrich

Unique Boutique Rustique

Barn conversions provide the perfect rural residence combining a wealth of traditional features with the benefits of a contemporary finish. If you want a blend of character but with space and a high quality of finish then perhaps a conversion … Continue reading

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Space invaders

The effects of a good de-clutter can pay real dividends when selling your home. No matter how attached you are to certain items of furniture, Imelda-esque shoe collections, piles of magazines and hoards of family photos think about what they … Continue reading

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Jubilee jubilation

As the rest of the world will be off enjoying the Queen’s Jubilee this weekend, we have amended our opening hours a little so that we can join in with a glass or two of Pimms (other good times beverages … Continue reading

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Whoops, there go my chattels…

Agents should be aware of the outcome of a case involving Stamp Duty Land Tax and a buyer’s efforts to mitigate it by buying chattels separately. The case, a victory for HMRC, proves that mistakenly identifying a fixture for a … Continue reading

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Picture perfect

A picture saves a thousand words. The power of a perfect picture is a wonderful thing. It can portray the essence of your home, showing any potential purchaser just how lovely it would be to live in your home far … Continue reading

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The right time to sell?

We’re often asked if the time is right to sell a property given people’s perception of the current market conditions. We reply with a resounding ‘YES!’ We’ve seen a really marked turn in the interest property is receiving resulting in … Continue reading

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Fight of the century; Buyers vs Sellers

It’s a tough old game! Feedback from estate agents nationwide is that there is still a stand off between buyers and sellers with sellers more than reluctant to cut prices and buyers unwilling to pay the asking price. Home sellers … Continue reading

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Buy land, they don’t make it any more

A rough guide to understanding land prices in the UK. So why is some land worth £4,000 per acre while other land can be valued at £1 million per acre? Many factors influence the value of land. Buildings and mains … Continue reading

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Selling in a hurry?

Is the hammer about to fall on the traditional auction? We’ve already looked at the improving state of the property market and discussed top tips for securing the sale of your home so that every viewing counts but what if … Continue reading

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The WOW factor

Some simple, no nonsense tips to help you win the sale. Ready, steady, GO! Are you really ready to go on the market? Have you really taken care of all those DIY jobs that you started and never got around … Continue reading

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