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We pride ourselves in offering a personal service at a competitive rate. If you are thinking of selling why not book a free no obligation valuation.
We can talk you through the current market, competition and discuss how we can help you achieve a successful sale. We will arrange a virtual valuation with you, then if you wish we can arrange a socially distant visit to your home at a time convenient to you, evening & weekend appointments available (in line with current covid guidelines).
Please note that our valuations are for marketing purposes only, they do not represent any formal valuation, structural survey or suitability for mortgage purposes.
The Selling Process
To request a free valuation of your property you can either:
- Call us
- Complete the enquiry form on this page
- Visit our office (currently by pre arranged appointment)
Processing the property
Once confirmation of your instruction has been received, we shall begin marketing your property. From just one visit, we will be able to take the time and effort to present your property in the best possible light and place it in the appropriate media quickly, professionally and efficiently. We can also offer advice and help with home staging to ensure the best presentation of your property.
A solicitor will be required to handle the legal paperwork involved in transferring ownership of your property to the new buyer (conveyance). It is advisable to instruct your solicitor at the same time as putting your property on the market, to allow for collection of the necessary documentation.
On the market
When you instruct us to sell your property we will produce a brochure which you can provide to interested parties during viewings. Your property will be displayed in our window, website, social media and all relevant property portals to achieve maximum exposure for your property in order to obtain the best price quickly and efficiently.
We can create a full video of your property and offer virtual viewings at this stage, this will allow buyers to get a feel for your property and space. If they then wish to view the property in person we can arrange an accompanied viewing and adhere to all social distancing measures. More information will be provided on this.
Receiving an offer
As soon as an offer is received we will notify you verbally and in writing.
Agreeing to sell
Once a price has been agreed by you it is important that the following details are agreed:
- Date for exchange of contracts
- Date for completion
- Details of any extras included or excluded from the purchase
We will advise you and negotiate on your behalf throughout this process, keeping you informed every step of the way.
Drafting contract and supporting paperwork
Once the transaction is agreed, your solicitor will send out a draft contract to the purchaser's solicitor who in turn carries out preliminary enquiries and orders a Land Registry search. They will also organise all the supporting paperwork (where applicable) ie: title deeds, copy of Lease, fixtures and fittings list, seller's questionnaire, planning consent,
guarantees, copy of building regulations and share of freehold certificate (if applicable).
This occurs when all preliminary enquiries from the draft contract and local search queries have been settled.
Exchange of contracts
Most buyers require mortgages. Once the mortgage offer has been confirmed, the purchaser is ready to exchange contracts with the seller. The contract is signed by buyer and seller and the deposit, (usually 10% of the purchase price), paid in the form of a bankers draft by the buyer's solicitor. The completion date is set at this stage.
This is generally set a few days to a few weeks after exchange of contracts, depending on the personal requirements of the buyer and seller. The residual monies (usually 90%) are transferred from the buyer's solicitor to your solicitor's account.
Congratulations, you have now sold your home!