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Buyers are more likely to offer on a property in September, than any other time of the year

Buyers are more likely to offer on a property in September, than any other time of the year

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2022

The hotter the market, the easier your sale.

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First-time buyers look great, sound great and everyone loves them

First-time buyers look great, sound great and everyone loves them

Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022

But they make mistakes. Here’s how to get it right first time.

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Maximise your outdoor space

Maximise your outdoor space

Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022

Popping a picnic table out there and thinking job done? Think bigger about your small space for enormous benefits.

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Is your rental home looking a bit ‘rental’?

Is your rental home looking a bit ‘rental’?

Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022

Raise the game on your ‘not forever’ home and you raise the game on your life.

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Are you a Minimalist? A Maximalist? Or a ‘Whatever I Feel Like-ist?’

Are you a Minimalist? A Maximalist? Or a ‘Whatever I Feel Like-ist?’

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2022

New trends in interiors reflect our feelings as much as our style.

 

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The nail-biting, hell-raising, 24 hour race against time that is mortgage brokering, would challenge even Jason Statham

The nail-biting, hell-raising, 24 hour race against time that is mortgage brokering, would challenge even Jason Statham

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2022

Prepare to meet a real-life action hero. And hear why you shouldn’t try any of what he does at home.

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Enter the Hallway

Enter the Hallway

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022

How to create an entrance, in one of the most neglected, yet powerful, areas of your home.

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How Does Your Garden Glow?

How Does Your Garden Glow?

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022

The plants that elevate Summer evenings, to a sensory experience.

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Future Proof Your Victorian Home

Future Proof Your Victorian Home

Posted on Thursday, June 9, 2022

And cut your energy bills–pronto–with 7 simple environmental hacks.

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Property And Mental Health

Property And Mental Health

Posted on Monday, May 9, 2022

Like falling in love, deciding to buy a new home’s a blast. 

It reboots your life, so that every detail of your daily routine feels fresh and exciting once more. And from the moment you set eyes on ‘the one’, that new home fills your every spare moment with fantasy party plans, Pinterest pages and colour pallets, as you style out your new life from the comfort of your tub.

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5 Good Reasons to Add Colour to Your Home

5 Good Reasons to Add Colour to Your Home

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2022

The colour that greets you when you get home, should make you feel good as soon as you walk through the door. Otherwise, your environment isn’t supporting you as well as it could. It’s a personal daily impact and all it takes to fix is paint.

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The Rented Garden

The Rented Garden

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2022

How to make it your own, without leaving all your hard work behind.

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How to Move House, Even When You’re Not Moving House

How to Move House, Even When You’re Not Moving House

Posted on Thursday, March 17, 2022

The change of scene, the fresh start, the new paint, the champagne.

Do you secretly envy everyone who’s planning to move house this Spring?

Well, here’s your piece of the action.

If you’re planning to list your home - this is for you.

If you’re planning to stay in your home - this is also for you.

And if you’re in disagreement with your partner about moving home - this is definitely for you.

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What are the right questions to ask at a viewing?

What are the right questions to ask at a viewing?

Posted on Monday, March 7, 2022

Feel tongue tied when viewing property?

Later plagued by questions you wished you’d asked?

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Move or improve in 2022?

Move or improve in 2022?

Posted on Tuesday, January 11, 2022

Is it a new home you need? Or just a new coat of paint? 

Estates East asks 3 revealing questions to help you with the answer.

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5 Steps: A view to a thrill

5 Steps: A view to a thrill

Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021

Buyers spend an average of 15 minutes at a first viewing of a property. 

Here are 5 Steps to help you make every moment count.

Everyone has their thing.

Some people go straight for the taps, is the water clear? How’s the pressure? 

Others walk in as if they own the place, in case one day they do.

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Being a good landlord is good for business. Could the way you deal with your tenants be costing you?

Being a good landlord is good for business. Could the way you deal with your tenants be costing you?

Posted on Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Managing your own property gives you control but it’s time-consuming and it means you’re out there without a map when it comes to your relationship with your tenants, leading potentially, to high turnover and loss of profit. 

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5 steps to preparing your home for sale

5 steps to preparing your home for sale

Posted on Monday, October 4, 2021

Freshly brewed coffee? Oven fresh buns? Who has time? Your property’s about to go on the market and the photographer’s booked to come in a few days to take the pictures that will inspire potential buyers to view your home.  So where do you start?

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STORY  OF  A  BEGINNING

STORY OF A BEGINNING

Posted on Thursday, September 2, 2021

“So she’s left with no roof on her house and the estate agent’s saying it’s not his problem. Well, you don’t leave an elderly lady with no roof, you don’t leave anyone without a roof, not in east London”.

Neil Collins bristles at the memory that 20 years ago made him decide estate agents couldn’t be trusted and that he should do something about it.
We’re sitting in the Nag’s Head just off Orford Road in Walthamstow with Paul West and Paula Benson, founders of London design and branding studio Form, who first met Neil in 2019 to chat about a rebrand for his estate agency Estates 17.

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