Archive for December, 2020

Are we there yet?

Anyone else struggling a little? It feels like we’re all limping to cross the finish line in the unexpected endurance event that has been 2020.  The thing is, this year has proved beyond doubt that property never stops, so whilst I know all in the Morton team are keenly looking forward to the festive season, we are equally ready to dig in and keep going because there is still work to do. Yes, there is a universal feeling of exhaustion after what has been a long and challenging year, but I can assure you that nobody is complaining as we find... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 16th December, 2020

The funny thing is….

I feel like we have spent much of the year worrying and wondering. The unknown combined with the uncertainty has left us all feeling unsteady for the majority of the last twelve months, and yet there now feels like there is something new coming into frame which is a little more positive and a little more welcoming. The funny thing is that after a year of doom and gloom with very desperate and very real economic trauma the year seems to be ending on a high note.  I love that conversations and media coverage has turned from ‘how will we survive’... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 10th December, 2020

The wish list

December is a month heavy with expectations of holidays, presents and parties and even in the new COVID world, I think most have high hopes for what the next few weeks will deliver. So, whilst I don’t want to sound like Scrooge, I do caution that we should be careful what we wish for. To be very honest my caution is one that I repeat regularly throughout the year, not just at Christmas.  And my caution is valid for both buyers and vendors. They should be mindful of expecting too much. It’s relevant to issue the caution now not only in the... View article »
Posted in Ewan's Blog on 2nd December, 2020