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Our Top 5 Tips For Finding The Perfect Estate Agent

Selling your property is a pivotal moment, and one that you shouldn’t take lightly. Whether you are a property developer selling a project property, a family selling their home, or someone looking to buy-to-let, who sells your property is directly linked with the success of the sale.

Choosing the right estate agent is very important and will have a direct impact on how much you sell your property for and how quickly it is sell.

Here we share our top 5 tips on how to find the perfect estate agent to sell your most valuable asset.

1. Fees

Almost 100% of property sellers list estate agents fees as the most important factor when deciding what estate agent to use. At Green and Parry Estate Agents you are welcome to ask us about our fees and any questions you have at any time. We work on a no-sale, no-fee basis, so if your property doesn’t sell then you won’t need to pay us a penny.

2. Could your estate agents represent you?

From the way phones are answered, to meetings and websites, it is important that you feel your estate agents could represent you. Your estate agent will be the one meeting with potential buyers, and sourcing the best sales price for you. You need to be able to trust them, talk to them and feel represented by them.

At Green and Parry Estate Agents we pride ourselves on not implementing any pushy sales tactics and always attend meetings, viewings and appointments promptly.

Whilst representing you personally, your estate agent will also be representing your property as a product for sale. How it is marketed, photographed and discussed are fantastic indicators of which estate agent is best suited to selling your property. We proudly take a professional and pro-active approach to our marketing and property sales, and so it important to choose an estate agent who will put in the effort required to properly market your property.

You can see how we market our properties at Green and Parry Estate Agents via the For Sales tab of our website here.

3. Local area knowledge

It is really important that your estate agent knows your local area. It informs the sales negotiations and viewings.

At Green and Parry Estate Agents we are predominantly based in Byfleet and have experience selling in and around this beautiful local area.

You can find out more about us and our local area knowledge via the About page on our website here or view the property areas we are currently selling in via the For Sales tab of our website here.

4. Can you get your preferred sale price?

Now it is important to say that you must be realistic when deciding on what price you are willing to accept when selling your property. We would all like millions of pounds for our family home, but when we remove emotion from the price, and take into consideration the current property market, interest in the type of property you are selling, relevant sales history in your local area and your property’s condition, there will be a realistic valuation that should be considered.

How we value your home is important and demonstrates our professionalism and expertise. It is also important for us to have a good understanding of your circumstances and needs; such as when you would like to sell your property by, or why you are selling. The more we know, the better positioned we are to get you the price you want for your property. Help us to help you by being honest about your circumstances. Our team at Green and Parry Estate Agents work tirelessly to meet your particular requirements and tailor our services to each client individually.

5. Simply put, do you like your estate agent?

Statistics show that nearly 90% of those looking to sell property put a huge importance on the rapport they have with the Estate Agent team. Your perfect estate agents need to be honest and willing to work in partnership with you to find the best buyer possible.

You will be liaising with your estate agents a lot through the sale process, and rely on them to provide you with up-to-date information. If you feel comfortable dealing with your chosen estate agent, this will make the process much easier.

At Green and Parry Estate Agents we pride ourselves on our approachability, communication skills and integrity. We are honest about our fees, expectations and conditions; and very much enjoy working alongside our clients to give them the best possible experience of selling their property.

Find out if we are the estate agent for you. You can give us a call and arrange a meeting during our opening hours:

Mon-Fri 9am-6pm

Sat 9.30am – 1pm

(Out of hours viewings are available upon request)

Contact us today at:

Tel Num: 01932 351 986

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