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What is the difference between auction and for sale?

When you’re buying a property, you’ll come across a number of situations requiring a decision that you may not fully understand the implications of. Knowing the difference between an Auction and a Private Treaty (For Sale) sale... more

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How to decorate a coffee table

Create an eye-catching display for your living room. A coffee table is many things: a place to set your drink, a footrest, somewhere to stash the remote and – of course – a beautiful decorative addition to your living room. Or,... more

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11 ways to make your home shine on inspection day

Get top dollar for your home by making a good impression on buyers. Adding that finishing touch to a sparkling clean abode can give it a feel good edge that pushes a potential buyer from sitting on the fence to falling head over... more

Stewart Bunn

3 tactical tips to making your open house the ultimate success

Your home has served you well and now it's time to puff out its chest and put it on display - open home season.  So, in order to make your house best version of itself, you need make a couple of tactical changes to raise the odds... more

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What can set your home apart from everything else on the market?

A few things tend to attach themselves to selling a home; stress, financial uncertainty and other people's opinions. But before you even dream of someone yelling "sold", you have to make sure your property is in tip top shape.... more

Stewart Bunn

How to stage your master bedroom for open-house success

An inviting master bedroom is sure to seduce potential buyers into fighting for your property come auction time. Think luxurious and relaxing – a calming adult retreat. Here are my top tricks… Capital Building   1. Choose calm,... more

Stewart Bunn

7 tips to make a home buyer instantly fall in love

  If there’s an art to presentation when selling your home, how can you make sure you’re presenting a Matisse, and not Edvard Munch’s The Scream? Everybody has a different idea of what makes a buyer fall instantly in love, but... more