Selling your home can be stressful so it is important to choose an agent you can trust who will make this process as smooth as possible. At Millers, our objective is to eliminate the stress and make the experience as easy as possible.
What to Do Next
Buying or selling a home? Do you require a free market apraisal? Please contact Millers for advice or fill in the MARKET APPRAISAL FORM LINK.
In the meantime, here are a few guidelines which we hope will assist:
Firstly, if you are selling, you will require an up to date appraisal of your properties value.
At Millers we can offer you a free, no obligation factual and accurate appraisal of the current market value of your home.
Our experienced property valuers will provide you with a valuation based not only on their in depth knowledge of Epping and the surrounding villages , but also utilising our extensive database of recent properties sold.
Having been given the go ahead to start offering your property for sale at Millers we believe in pro-active marketing and we will do everything we can to get you moving.
Our plan to get you moving includes:
We will prepare full sales details of your property. Bearing in mind the importance of presentation, we will ensure that your sales details highlight the vitally important aspects of your property and ensure that your home is shown to its best possible advantage with the aid of full colour photographs.
FOR SALES BOARD - This is the most simple and effective marketing tool, available 24 hours a day.
OFFICE AND WINDOW DISPLAY – External and internal photographs will be prominently displayed in our premises in order to optimise exposure to the market place.
EMAIL – Wherever possible, all prospective buyers who register with us are asked to provide email addresses in order to ensure that they are notified of any new properties as soon as possible within 24 hours of receiving your instruction.
TELESALES – We maintain an active list of potential buyers for your home immediately we begin marketing they will be contacted by telephone.
MAIL SHOTS - We will contact registered prospective buyers as soon as possible after receiving your instruction and your details will be forwarded to any new registered buyers immediately.
WEBSITE – This is updated daily and full colour details of your home are placed on our website within 24 hours of being placed on the market. We also make use of social media via FACEBOOK & TWITTER.
Besides the exposure on our own site, Millers is also affiliated with the following national property websites which will feature your home:
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ADVERTISING – We provide regular prominent advertisement of your property in the following publications [LIST PUBLICATIONS] to ensure that your home is fully marketed.
VIEWINGS - Appointments to view your property are made by Millers and if you wish we are happy to show prospective buyers around your home if you wish. Although many clients prefer to show their own home.
UPDATING ON YOUR SALE – At Millers, we pride ourselves on our
conscientious sales management. We aim to keep you regularly appraised of your sales process right through to completion and liaise with your purchaser, the legal representatives, surveyors and mortgage lenders in order to ensure that your sale is progressed as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.
OFFERS – Any offers we receive are promptly verbally notified and then followed up in writing. Our competent sales team will negotiate between you and your prospective applicant in order to achieve the strongest buyer.
We will inform you of the position of the buyers and liaise with you until an accepted offer has been agreed.
AGREED SALE – At this point if you have not already done so, you will need to instruct a solicitor and, should you require assistance Millers will only be too pleased to recommend local firms.
The solicitors will then write to all parties and the buyers will instruct a surveyor to conduct a survey of your property the “agreed sale” is subject to the contract and any survey) and the buyers’ mortgage offer (if required) will also be subject to the results of the survey.
The sellers’ solicitors will request the TITLE DEEDS from the lender (if appropriate) or yourselves as the seller and the FIXTURES AND FITTINGS form must be completed at this stage.
The solicitors draw up the DRAFT CONTRACT which sets out the Terms of the Sale and sends it to the buyers’ solicitor together with all relevant documents. Any enquiries will then be raised, the Title Deeds and Lease (if applicable) will be checked and LOCAL SEARCHES carried out.
Once the draft contracts have been approved, it can be signed by both parties.
EXCHANGE OF CONTRACTS – As long as the mortgage offer has been received and cleared funds placed with your buyer’s solicitor, a mutually convenient date can be agreed upon for the exchange of contracts.
COMPLETION DAY – The completion and your actual house move is agreed by all the buyers, sellers and their respective solicitors involved in your transaction prior to contracts been exchanged. This usually takes place between 7 to 28 days.