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Emotion – Where Have You Been All My Life?

Emotion – Where Have You Been All My Life?

Emotion – Where have you been all my life? Half a lifetime ago, I possessed more emotion than I could handle. For me, strangely, it was golf that hit that particular spot. The absolute joy of a ‘perfect’ strike of club on ball.  Then later, the natural vistas of well-designed courses. Trouble was, I had…

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Donald Trump, Bobby Singh & Theresa May – It’s about Character.

Donald Trump, Bobby Singh & Theresa May – It’s about Character.

Donald Trump, Bobby Singh & Theresa May – It’s about Character. For those unfamiliar with Bobby Singh, he’s an estate agent. In Oldbury, West Midlands. My last post, dealt with how Aristotle, Cicero and Shakespeare made use of logic to persuade. And specifically, the Sevens Deadly Sins , for those whom logic has no worth.…

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eMoov? Stars in Their Eyes.

eMoov? Stars in Their Eyes.

eMoov? Stars in their eyes. Today Matthew, I’m going to be…… totally unrealistic about the value of my home. Of course you love your home. So many memories.  Quirky bric-a-brac (not you Russell 🙂 Any buyer would be privileged to follow in your footsteps.  You’ve loved every minute here.  But, it’s time to move on.…

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Short Term Pleasure – Or Long Term Happiness?

Short Term Pleasure – Or Long Term Happiness?

Short Term Hit – or Long Term Happiness? Fascinating documentary last night on the Colombian Cocaine Threat.  By, of all people, Gordon Ramsay. As an extraordinary chef, Gordon wanted to uncover the ingredients for this powerful and addictive narcotic. The episode culminated in his trip to the Colombian forests where the Coca plant is illegally…

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Happy Ending? What do you think?

Happy Ending? What do you think?

Happy ending?  What do you think? David & Rebecca had burnt their bridges. There was no going back. The small town of Burnham on Sea has many saving graces.  An abundance of ethical estate agents does not apparently feature on that list. Readers will recall that six local Burnham estate agents had formed an illegal…

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Imperfect? Your Estate Agent Has Courage.

Imperfect? Your Estate Agent Has Courage.

Does your estate agent have the courage? To be imperfect? Vendors, constantly inundated with unsolicited promotional material from just about every U.K estate agency, are becoming immune to this avalanche of mediocre marketing. I’m inclined to side with Banksy on this: “They butt into your life, take a cheap shot at you and then disappear”.  …

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The Land of Lousy Options – Estate Agency Style.

The Land of Lousy Options – Estate Agency Style.

The Land of Lousy Options.  Said originally of the hermit-like state that is North Korea. But applicable, these days, to the choice many homeowners face when seeking out a great estate agency. If it’s true that 95% of property searches start online, a quick glance at the results for anywhere in the U.K make depressing…

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Disrupt and Conceal. The New Face of Estate Agency.

Disrupt and Conceal. The New Face of Estate Agency.

Disrupt and conceal.  The new face of estate agency. Of course, it’s not new to dislike estate agents.  Homeowners have been doing just that. For decades. It’s almost become a national pastime. And to be perfectly honest, many estate agencies have brought in on themselves. The big fees.  The shoddy, uncaring service that leaves vendors…

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