Over the years, I’ve watched a lot of people buying and selling homes, from both professional and personal perspectives, having been through the process several times around the UK, and abroad. As such, I’ve watched a lot of human behaviour and I’ve seen or felt myself virtually every emotion. Frustration at the seemingly endless search through properties when they don’t seem to fit a descriptive criteria; excitement when a property starts to tick all the boxes; joy when a property gets beyond ‘exchange of contracts’ and the reality of a change of lifestyle strikes; anger when a buyer or seller behaves in a manner someone thinks is plain unfair; puzzlement when really clear messages seem to have landed in a different way.
Now, I don’t want to get all philosophical, but I’ve decided that there is a certain mindset that makes for success in the heady world of buying and selling homes. This Zen like state has 3 characteristics, which I shall call the Rational Mind; Thinking Big and Focusing on the Future.
The full article from Sheree Foy MNAEA of Source Harrogate was printed in this weekend’s Yorkshire Post and you can read it in full by clicking on the link below.