Blog

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.

<iframe width=”640″ height=”360″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/fEuCtLlLh7I?feature=player_embedded” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>

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.

JOB OPPORTUNITY – JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM!

Last year was a record year for BigBlackHen.com reflecting the combination of a much improved property market and our growing reputation as a company that offers the house sellers of Hertfordshire something different. That is why we are looking for a new member of staff to help us to grow the business further across 2014 and to ensure that we are able to deliver the excellent customer service that our success is built upon. We have an opening for a Customer Service Executive (or as some agents call it, Sales Negotiator), to help us with general office duties such as ensuring that we know exactly what potential buyers are looking for, booking viewings and emailing out our client’s property details to our large database of buyers. They will also help with all important viewings and writing up property details, so we need a people person with a friendly disposition…