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Selling your home in an uncertain time

Selling your home in an uncertain time

If you are buying or selling a home right now, you’re probably feeling concerned and anxious about what’s going to happen with the housing market over the coming months. Here’s everything you need to know right now. We are living in unreal times. You may be feeling uncertain about what you should be doing and […]

Landlords: How the government advice affects you

Landlords: How the government advice affects you

Our pick from the Government Advice to both Landlords and Tenants during Coronavirus Outbreak. Most Landlords will not be able to issue possessions until 30th September 2020. Before Eviction proceedings can start, landlords must give 3 months’ notice. Tenants should continue to pay their rent as normal and to the best of their ability. The government […]

Top Four Resources For Homeschooling

Top Four Resources For Homeschooling

We know, based on our own first-hand experience of working with buyers and sellers in our community, how many thousands of fantastic Mums and Dads there are across our area. At the moment we’re finding ourselves in quite a challenging position where we’re looking to educate our children from home. For a lot of us, […]

Our top tips for landlords on dealing with Coronavirus

Our top tips for landlords on dealing with Coronavirus

What are the symptoms of coronavirus? The most common symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are recent onset of a new continuous cough and/or high temperature. What should I do if I develop these symptoms or notice them in a tenant? If you live alone and develop even mild symptoms, you are advised to self-isolate for at […]

Corona Update: The Melanie Estates Team and You

Corona Update: The Melanie Estates Team and You

Corona update from the Melanie Estates team We know communicating helps reassure so here’s our latest update for you: SELLING – if you’re selling your home right now, you’ve probably noticed viewings dropping off over the last week or so – this is perfectly normal. When people are uncertain of the immediate future, they are […]

The Left-brained Home Buyer

The Left-brained Home Buyer

… who they are and how to attract them, so you can sell your house. Different people buy homes differentlySome buyers decide whether to view your home from looking at the photographs they see online. They love gazing at the images and envisioning the lifestyle your home could offer them. These tend to be right-brained […]

Time For A Cuppa With Melanie Estates

Time For A Cuppa With Melanie Estates

On Friday 6th March, the Melanie Estates team held a coffee morning in aid of Dementia UK. ‘Time for a Cuppa’ is a Dementia UK initiative to help raise money for dementia specialist nurses so that they can support more families facing dementia. Members of our team have had experiences with Dementia, and feel strongly […]

Seven ways to make your home sparkle this Spring

Seven ways to make your home sparkle this Spring

Seven ways to make your home sparkle this Spring Front door fix-up Check for maintenance issues: scratch marks towards the base need sanding. Scrub down mud splatters from the sill and side casing. Add a splash of colour to wooden doors. 2. Dress to impress Plan for your own presentation before a viewing. Subtleties sell […]

Create First Impressions That Last

Create First Impressions That Last

Seven seconds. That’s all the time you have in which to make a good first impression. During that brief timeframe, we create an indelible impression of ourselves. Alright, so that research is person-centred. But fortunately for people, we can rectify a bad first impression with meaningful conversation, gratitude and compliments on the second meeting. Trouble […]