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The Property Market Certainly is Alive and Kicking

The Property Market Certainly is Alive and Kicking

The property market certainly is alive and kicking! As we go to print, love has been in the air having agreed SIX sales agreed over Valentines weekend! There continues to be a severe shortage of properties for sale in Solihull and an abundance of qualified applicants that are ready to buy. We have just agreed sales on two particular properties that both attracted over 20 viewings in one day from FULLY qualified buyers. If you own a property in Solihull and are interested...…

When is the best time to sell your home?

When is the best time to sell your home?

There is a lot of talk in the press geared towards spring time being the most active season for those would-be vendors looking to market their property. This might have been the case in years gone by, however, in today's active market there is no better time to sell your property than right now! …

Meet Olivia!

Meet Olivia!

We are pleased to introduce Olivia as the latest addition to our team. We will be supporting her through her formal apprenticeship and her NAEA exams (Industry Qualifications). Name: Olivia Amos-Plant Age: 21 Star Sign: Taurus Hobbies: Netball and Movies. I have been playing netball for 10 years and have been playing for ‘The Solihull Foxes’ for the past 7 years. I enjoy watching movies of all genres – especially the scary ones! I have always had a keen interest...…

Selling your property without an estate agent?

Selling your property without an estate agent?

If you are reading this then you are likely to be following DM & Co. via some form of social media. We have had an interesting case this month that we would like to share with you. A Solihull based vendor had been trying to sell her property privately for a number of weeks with an online estate agent. With very little to show from her experience she contacted us and asked whether we could assist, we met the following day at the property and upon having our instruction confirmed we...…

DM & Co. – Thank You!

DM & Co. – Thank You!

In case you hadn’t noticed, haven’t been tagged in a Facebook post or have been out of the country for a few weeks then you may not be aware that we have now opened our first office. Both Dominic and I would like to thank each and every one of you that helped to make it a real success. Special thanks go to two of these, Magician Ben Hanlin, star of ITV2′s hit show ‘Tricked’, as well as Solihull’s 60th Lord Mayor, Councillor Joe Tildesley. Handmade DM...…

Firewalking & working with the Brain Tumour Charity

Firewalking & working with the Brain Tumour Charity

In this photo you can see Chris, one of the Directors and DM & Co. amongst a group of local business people who all offered their support to The Brain Tumour Society on 9 March 2014. By asking their staff to wear bandanas throughout the day they not only increased awareness of the charity but also put their hands in their associated companies’ pockets to raise money for them. DM & Co. were more than happy to take part and look to do more with the charity in the future as part...…

The importance of Rightmove

The importance of Rightmove

Whilst there are some out there who argue that Rightmove may cause the death of the traditional high street estate agent, we at DM & Co. can’t help but see it differently, it is a great software tool – if used correctly. Why you may ask? Well it helps buyers ‘look around’ a property before they actually book a viewing. This saves everyone’s time and sorts the serious from the inquisitive. For the vendors it means less viewings per sale than before the...…

DM & Co. in the Community

DM & Co. in the Community

Chris, one of the Directors of DM & Co. spent four days over the festive period volunteering for Birmingham Christmas Shelter. For those of you who are not familiar with the charity their goal is to offer food, warmth, shelter and companionship to homeless and lonely people in Birmingham over the Christmas period. Here is more from Chris: Trying to juggle opening an estate agency, whilst volunteering over the Christmas period proved to be a hard task. Both were challenging but...…

Want to earn £500?

Want to earn £500?

As a new year starts, so do multiple resolutions. The detox begins and the purse strings become tighter as we realise how much we actually spent over the festive period. To brighten up your January DM & Co. are offering £500 for any referral that leads to a sale. No that isn’t a typo, we are offering £500 cash . Fifty thousand of the Queen's finest pennies. This offer is only available throughout January. Simply put, when any property recommended to us...…