Selling Guide

Value your property

Value your property (free no obligation valuation service)

  • Before the valuation appointment at your home we do our preparation and research.
  • We search for comparable information from our extensive internal database of properties.
  • Create a relevant statistics report of estimated and actual prices of properties in or near your area.
  • We advise you on a suitable asking price.
  • We can usually narrow down target market and even identify potential buyers from our database of applicants.
  • We take full details of your property for marketing purposes.
Initiation

Initiation

  • Decided to instruct Abacus estates
  • We send you all the necessary paperwork to sign
  • You are legally required to have a current EPC certificate. If you do not have one we can easily organise one for you.
  • We aim for a 24 Hour turn-around time from shooting to marketing. We can have you live on our website and portals almost immediately.
  • Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Photos & floorplan

Photos & floorplans

  • Our marketing team will contact you to book a convenient appointment to take photos and create a floorplan.
  • We give you at least 24 hours notice to “dress” your property ready for the photoshoot.
marketing

Marketing

  • We send you a link to our website so that you can approve the information
  • We ask for your feedback, if you would like changes, we can certainly do them for you.
Monitoring and feedback

Monitoring and feedback

  • During the sales process we provide you with regular feedback on your property including: the number of viewings and any feedback received from the viewers together with helpful tips.
  • You will have a dedicated point of contact. Please note: we are here for you in case there is anything you wish to discuss.
Viewings

Viewings

  • We search our database for suitable buyers to view.
  • New potential buyers will contact us to arrange more viewings.
  • All viewings are accompanied by one of our consultants.
  • All viewings booked with plenty of advance notice.
Offers

Offers

  • All offers should be made in writing by the buyer and all those offers will be discussed with you.
  • Our consultant will qualify the offer financially and ensure that we offer appropriate advice on the prospect.
  • Upon your acceptance of the offer; a Memorandum of Sale will be sent to all parties.
Conveyancing

Conveyancing

  • Your buyer’s solicitor will request local searches.
  • You will agree a suitable date for the exchange of contracts
  • We will be assisting all the parties to keep up the momentum and we will keep you informed at every step of the way.
Survey

Survey

  • Your buyer, or his lender will appoint a Surveyor, usually via the mortgage broker.
  • Structural integrity of the building + its value
  • Mortgage offers will be issued once lender requirements are satisfied
Exchange of contracts

Exchange of contracts

  • Your solicitor will notify you when the contract is ready to be signed.
  • You will then agree a suitable date for completion of the deal.
Completion

Completion

  • Just make sure you have the keys and relevant documentation to hand so that you may pass them across.


Services

Property Valuations
We offer a free, no obligation valuation service. We prepare and research thoroughly before we visit your property - always by appointment. We know the correct valuation for your property because we are local experts and, in any case, the more valuations we do, the better our guide will be. Please contact us to see how we can help you.
Quality Marketing
Marketing your property starts with appealing visual imagery. Our main goal is to add a personal touch to our property photos. We have our own in-house photographer who does all our photoshoots and allows us to truly represent our vision. We make sure you get the highest possible quality so that your property stands out from the crowd.
Property Management
Let us take the strain and anxiety out of managing your property with our hands-on approach. Our landlords can be assured that we will act on their behalf and with their best interests at heart. To ensure a fast, efficient and informative service for our landlords, we have installed the latest computer technology so that clients' payments can be made by electronic transfer, followed up with a detailed statement of accounts.
Legal and financial advice
Moving house can be one of the most stressful times of your life. However we know that by using our friendly, recommended law firm, Curry Popeck, that your conveyancing work will be dealt with speedily and efficiently. Stonehouse Financial is our recommended partner for mortgages & Enra Group for second charges, investment funding or bridging.
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Relocation Assistance
We are proud to be affiliated with Aussie Man & Van removals who are a market leading relocation firm covering the whole of the UK. They provide reliable relocation services and are fully insured by the BAR to give you the utmost peace of mind while your belongings are being moved.
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Maintenance
Our maintenance partner is APS Maintenance Ltd (APS) who have many years’ experience in residential property maintenance and building. With fully certified employees on call 24 hours a day, they provide an unparalleled service and speedy response to all maintenance issues.
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