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Great article about what turns off house buyers the most.

This is a really good article about what five things are the biggest turn-offs for prospective buyers. If you are guilty of any of these then it will cost you money and take you longer to sell. If you are guilty of all five then I’m guessing you haven’t sold and need our House Doctor service. http://bit.ly/1pAr3xz

Selling your home? Call a doctor!

At BigBlackHen.com we are always looking for innovative new ways to give our client’s homes an edge. That is why we have formed a unique relationship with local House Doctor, Simon Gibbs, from The Dulux Design Service, a highly talented interior designer and expert in the art of “Home Staging”. This is a concept that is huge in other countries such as America and Australia and is growing fast in the UK, for one simple reason. It works! The idea is simple: a house is more likely to sell quickly and at the best possible price if it is presented in a way that is most likely to appeal to potential buyers. Nothing controversial there. The problem is that the strong emotional attachment we have with our homes make it hard to see things objectively. This is where a House Doctor comes in, suggesting simple steps to present your…

Estate agent fees – why the big secret?

Call up most esate agents and ask them what their fees are and they won’t tell you. Look on their web sites to find out what they charge and guess what – in most cases there is nothing to tell you. This is not just our opinion but matches the findings of a research survey by the Home Buyer’s Alliance. For the full article read on http://hoa.org.uk/campaigns/publications-2/why-the-mystery-estate-agent-fees/

Our first Client testimonial video

We’re happy if our clients are happy so here’s the first of a series of client testimonial videos from some recent clients….this one is the wonderful Susan Aldridge.

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Great customer feedback and word of mouth are the bedrock of our growing success across Hertfordshire. Because we offer people genuinely different to High Street agents it takes a while for the word to get out, but people seem to love what we do and especially what we charge.