It's long been understood that colour has the power to transform behaviour and shape the way that we perceive a wide variety of goods and services. Businesses spend millions in branding and marketing to encourage us to chose their brand above others. In our homes, we also use colour to affect the mood and ambience of each room. With brands such as Dulux investing heavily in the branding of colours to reflect the style, heritage and personality that we want to portray.
Historically, the Christmas and New Year holidays see record visits to sites such as Rightmove and Zoopla, with over 1.6m properties viewed online as people escape the Christmas turkey to think about their next move. Understandably, many people are reluctant to sell or let their property until after the New Year. But, if you are thinking of moving, selling or letting a property in January, can you afford not to put your property in front of potential buyers at this important time of year?
Thinking of selling your home in North Leeds in the New Year? – then get your house Market Ready before the decorations go up. If you are thinking of selling your home in North Leeds in the New Year, then now is the time to start looking to get your property Market Ready for the following reasons:- - Many people have put up decorations before December 15th, but you need to ensure that when photographs or virtual tours take place, your property is free from anything relating to Christmas decorations or Christmas clutter! - Because most people think that the beginning of the New Year is the right time to market their home – true, this is one of the busiest times, then why not be Market Ready for just before Christmas when there is less competition on the market. - Christmas is a time when all the family are generally together and talking about plans for the future, make sure your property is seen on the main property portals Rightmove, Zoopla and Prime |Location over Christmas – Rightmove’s viewing figures go through the roof starting on December 27th - All Estate agents will be back to work by December 2nd – this is one of the busiest weeks of the year in Estate Agency – make sure your market appraisal is not taking place in a rush amongst all the other people wanting to market their property at this time too.

Halloween Household Pests

31st October 2018
Halloween Household Pests On Halloween, when the UK is awash with ghosts and ghouls, let’s look at the creepy crawlies and pests that can take up residence both inside and outside your home.

The Power of social media

24th September 2018
Well, our new business David Phillip Estate Agents, with its office based in Bramhope, which opened just a couple of weeks ago has attracted a huge number of followers via Social Media alone which in this day and age can never be overestimated, for example, through Facebook and Instagram alone we’ve enjoyed an audience reach of over 2,000 followers.
We at David Phillip Estate Agents are excited to report that we are the first agents in the area to use Matterport 360 degree virtual reality tours, the latest technology in enabling a property to be viewed internally as well as externally 24/7 by prospective buyers from the comfort of their armchairs. It just means that home owners on the move won’t have to worry about tidying up all the time, it will encourage serious viewings.
Mark Carney, the Governor of the Bank of England, has this morning been accused of spreading “gloom” with a no-deal Brexit prediction of a 35% house crash price.
This week has been very exciting for Bramhope’s newest agency, David Phillip Estate Agents which officially opened on the 11th September. I was also reminded this week just how technology has moved forward since I first started over 30 years ago. There were no colour photos and black and whites only if you were lucky, no floor plans, no internet, no property portals, no social media and when colour photos emerged they were stuck on manually!!

Getting snap happy!

7th September 2018
Selling or letting your property? First impressions count. Before you work on improving your property’s ‘curb appeal’ or infusing the air with the aroma of percolating coffee, consider this. For more than 98% of buyers, the first encounter they will have with your property are the listing photographs! So how does yours measure up? 
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