Monthly Archives: February 2015

Quiz – How to work with your Estate Agent

Feb 27, 2015 |

If you are going to pay someone in the region of 1.5% of your major asset, your life savings even, it would make sense to know how to get the best out of them. Buying and selling houses is all … Continue reading → Powered by WPeMatico

1998 revisited

Feb 26, 2015 |

I’ve just had my 500th article published. I started freelancing in 1997 and have mostly written for Homebuilding & Renovating since then. But in the early days, I used to find all kinds of unlikely spots to take my musings and here is one of my earliest pieces dated December 1998, written for the Velux […more]

15 Things to Do to Sell Your Home Faster

Feb 26, 2015 |

You’ve got a new job, additional family coming, or you’re ready to down-size. Whatever your reasons, you need to sell your current home. Very few people ever say, “It’s okay if my house sits on the market for several months.” Most sellers want their home sold, and they want it sold fast. If you’re in […more]

Keyes Luxury Insights: Hollywood’s Life of Luxury

Feb 20, 2015 |

I am thinking that I could do an entire email series just about Hollywood’s luxurious homes. And maybe I will do that later but for today we’ll explore just one part of Hollywood’s luxury real estate market. And I’ll let you in on a little secret. You know the marketing (photography, videos, virtual tours) for […more]

The Paramount Residences Offers Luxury Living Just Steps from the Ft. Lauderdale Beach

Feb 19, 2015 |

Residences have 10 foot ceilings, private elevator access, spacious outdoor living rooms, designer kitchens including Wolf, Bosch and SubZero appliances. Rain showers and spa tubs in all master bathrooms. The post The Paramount Residences Offers Luxury Living Just Steps from the Ft. Lauderdale Beach appeared first on Real Estate Blog. Powered by WPeMatico

Central Indiana home sales up nearly 5 percent in January

Feb 18, 2015 |

Five counties experience drop in available homes for sale INDIANAPOLIS – More than 1,700 homes pended in January, with all but three Central Indiana counties reporting increased sales compared to the same time period last year, according to statistics compiled by F.C. Tucker Company. Overall, January 2015 pended home sales rose 4.7 percent over January […more]

Another Estate Agent type…

Feb 16, 2015 |

Caroline is single, she wasn’t always. She has left a number of husbands in her wake. The latest woke to find his suits sleeveless and a Facebook photo of him, a goat and an unverifiable accusation. Caroline is not to … Continue reading → Powered by WPeMatico

Tall Tales from a Short Buying Agent – My book now available :-)

Feb 16, 2015 |

A collation of short stories, with the aim of raising a titter or belly laugh or two… download here Powered by WPeMatico

About That Radio Silence

Feb 12, 2015 |

I closed on a property last fall and let you all down! I didn’t read you in, and it was a good one: an out of town wholesale transaction with a repeat seller.  It went smoothly for every single party … Continue reading → Powered by WPeMatico

The aspirational A-Z of a middle class home… Allegedly.

Feb 11, 2015 |

A   Annexe. For ‘the help’. B   Boot room. Only Dubarrys allowed. C   Corian worktops. White. Ribena banned. D   Dualit toaster. Purely for show because carbs are BAD. E   Emma Bridgewater mugs. Fifteen quid a pop. … Continue reading → Powered by WPeMatico