What are typical problems seen in a downsizers garden before sale?

In this post, Bevan Pulley of The Professional Landscapers and Belinda discuss the typical problems Bevan sees in the gardens. The most common thing you see is probably garden neglect, e.g. not being mulched, not being fertilised, plant health is generally quite poor, plants in the wrong spaces, i.e grass in the shady spots that are just never going to …

How To Assess The State of Your Garden

In this post, Bevan Pulley of The Professional Landscapers and Belinda discuss how to assess the state of your garden. Obviously, like first impressions, whenever you pull up to the front of the house, whether in the driveway or the pedestrian access to the property, I check the following: Is the space clean and clear? Can you see the house …

I Want to Rightsize, But How and When Do I Find My New Home?

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | MoreWith over a decade of experience as a Property Makeover and Change Specialist, Belinda has spent many years helping transform homes and lives. You will find all aspects of Downsizing covered by Belinda and her special guest, Rich Harvey, Founder and CEO of Propertybuyer, …

What Good Agents are Doing Differently with Changes in Auctions and Private Treaty Processes

In this post, Martha MacLaurin-Wood and Belinda discuss what good agents are doing differently with changes in auctions and private treaty processes. One thing COVID-19 has taught us is how important it is to be up to date with your technology, your systems and your procedures. The biggest cost from a marketing perspective for vendors is the Internet. Home preparation …

What are the Typical Fears for Selling in this Covid Environment?

In this post, Martha MacLaurin-Wood and Belinda discuss the typical fears for selling this COVID environment. I think the main fear is health and safety. What if somebody who’s sick comes into my home, they’re afraid of opening the door and putting themselves and their family at risk. So we have been listening to what the government says in terms of …

Top Tips for: How can I sell my home right now?

In this post, Martha MacLaurin-Wood and Belinda list the Top Tips for “How can I sell my home right now?”. Tip 1: Know what motivates you to sell, sell for you A lot of people are very much motivated by their personal finances. If you’re selling your big family home, you’re trying to take some of that money out of …

How can I Sell My Home with No ‘Open for Inspections’?

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | MoreWith over a decade of experience as a Property Makeover and Change Specialist, Belinda has spent many years helping transform homes and lives. You will find all aspects of Downsizing covered by Chad, the Managing Director of FortemMedia and Belinda in this podcast, “How can …

What are the Normal Downsizers Challenges?

In this post, I’ll explain the different challenges of Downsizers – could they be yours too? We’ve been through the thoughts and feelings and also the profile of a typical client. Now what about the actual challenges that they’re faced with?  Here’s some popular feedback from past clients.  These points often come up in many of our speaking events too. …

What are the Downsizing Roadblocks, How do I Move Them and What is on Your Bucket List?

Podcast: Play in new windowSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Spotify | RSS | MoreWith over a decade of experience as a Property Makeover and Change Specialist, Belinda has spent many years helping transform homes and lives. You will find all aspects of Downsizing covered by Belinda in this podcast, “What are the Downsizing Roadblocks, How do …