Autumn colour – our favourite places to visit around Bath

If you’re hunting for autumn colours this October, here are some of our suggestions for places to visit in and around Bath.  Stourhead – from North American maples to Japanese acers and much more, Stourhead is absolutely packed with autumn hues and the landscape gardens here are regarded as one of the worlds finest at… Read More



Three digital tips for property sellers

Although good estate agents don’t just rely on digital marketing (and equally buyers shouldn’t rely solely on digital channels when searching to buy), quite a bit of the advice given to sellers still pertains to more traditional methods. You’ll see why below but this topic came up in an office discussion recently so we thought… Read More



Has Rightmove become the new Tinder?

Has Rightmove become the new Tinder? Are we treating property apps like dating apps? Swipe. Match. Chat. Swipe. Match. Buy? I recently met an applicant who had phoned into the office and booked to see two properties that had caught his eye. Whilst on the viewings, it transpired that these houses wouldn’t suit him at… Read More



Estate Agents Christmas marketing

Having looked through some recently arrived estate agents Christmas leaflets at one of our clients houses, as well as several social media campaigns from national agents, I’m beginning to feel a lot like the child in Andersen’s classic tale “The Emperors New Clothes”. Yet again this year, I’m seeing various versions of the same Rightmove… Read More



How to make your viewers feel welcome

Making your viewers feel welcome to your home is a team effort between you and your agent but the results are crucial to a successful sale or let. First impressions start with the photos your agent takes but there’s also the inevitable drive by inspections before viewings and then the viewings themselves. Whether you’re looking… Read More



AquEye and the best views of Bath

Plans were announced last week for a proposed £5 million observation tower project called AquEye in Bath and have already stirred up a storm of comments in Twitter and on local letters pages. Located on the sluice gate island next to Pulteney Weir, 25 visitors per trip would be swung up from the Parade Gardens… Read More