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The New Normal

Quite a lot of comment is being made about the UK’s return to the “new normal”.

With that in mind, we thought we would share with you our views on what will influence that normal in the property world, both locally and nationally.

There is still a lot of doom and gloom being predicted despite “Happy Monday” (June 1st!) being just around the corner.

This is mainly down to the fact that the economic forecasters relate too much to the stock market, and not enough to the property market (which is actually what helps drive the economy!).

A recent insight by a ‘behavioural’ economist (in whom we have a little more faith than we do the doom mongering newspaper editors), gave us a rather different viewpoint.

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Communication is key…

A great number of people in the UK, whether they are single, in a relationship, or a family, are re-evaluating their lives, and indeed their futures, and future aspirations.

As those who read our comments and thoughts will know, we believe this “new world” thinking will impact on our local and regional property market in many different ways.

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Top Tip #4 – Making a Good First Impression

Take a look at the front of your house. Would you get a good first impression?

Whether you’re about to sell your home, or just want to feel great about living there, the exterior is just as important as your interior, and it’s often overlooked!

Studies show some buyers will have made up their mind about a property before even stepping through the door! (some don’t even get that far!).

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