We've reached February, the month of snow and romance.
Most of us are looking for something in February - a dozen roses under a hundred pounds, warm clothes, the ideal summer holiday or even a new relationship. read on ...
Stephen Woodward explains the art of expert negotiation can get you the buyer you want or the home you dream of.
Every negotiation begins with conflict of some sort - different points of view where both sides have strong and seemingly entrenched initial opinions about what each wants. This is called the argument stage.
But negotiations can't proceed if both parties don't move from those entrenched positions. Deadlock has to be broken otherwise neither party can proceed to any sort of end, never mind an agreeable one. This means .... read full story
Some newspapers are suggesting there could be a softening of property prices and are encouraging buyers to wait and see, but is this a wise approach for you to take? We explore the arguments to help you separate facts from speculation.