Buying for the first time or seasoned mover? Regardless of your experience our handy Step by Step guide should help!
1. Do your research.
Spend some time researching us an agent! We are a family owned independent estate agent and our staff are NAEA professionally trained, friendly staff who are local experts!
Speak to family,... Read more
2. Have a look at our website compared to other agents.
• How easy is it to quickly navigate to find what you need?
• How good is the photography, do the pictures draw you in?
• Do they use Premium listings and ‘Feature’ property boxes... Read more
3. Arrange a valuation.
If you like what you have heard and read about us then call the local branch for a free no-obligation valuation, even if it is just to take the initial... Read more
4. Deciding to go ahead and market your property
There can be a lot to do before the marketing of your property!
• We will give you expert advice on how to present your property and guidance on any remedial works... Read more
5. Familiarising ourselves with your property.
Prior to marketing we assign you a personal contact in the office who will come and visit you at your property before we “go-live”. This is to ensure we are... Read more
All of your property’s information (EPC, floorplans, photographs, etc) will be collated into our full colour property brochure and following your approval the full details will be uploaded to our... Read more
7. Arrange viewings
We hope there will be interest in your property as soon as we contact prospective purchasers and it goes ‘live’ on the internet. We will arrange viewings at convenient times... Read more
8. Ongoing Communication.
Your personal contact will call you regularly to keep you updated with progress and to advise of any changes we would recommend that might help with your sale. Our website... Read more
9. Agreeing the sale.
When we receive an offer for your property, we will discuss the offer with you and advise if we think it can be improved or if we think you should... Read more
It is a good idea to start gathering together the paperwork that your chosen solicitor will require once your property is sold so it doesn’t cause any unnecessary delays.
Your solicitor... Read more
11. Leasehold properties
A solicitor will require more information if it is a leasehold property, i.e. the name of the freeholder, the managing agent and statement of account for the ground rent and... Read more
12. Keeping track of the sale.
Agreeing an offer can be the easy part, getting to exchange and completion can be the most difficult part of the process!
We have a dedicated sales progression team who work... Read more
13. Exchange of contracts.
This is when the sale becomes legally binding for both seller and buyer. Exchange usually happens via phone calls between both solicitors with a verbal go ahead to exchange... Read more
This is the legal term when your house becomes the property of your buyer. Once the buyer’s money has cleared in the bank, we will then release the keys... Read more