At Peter James we understand that your home is your biggest investment. We also understand that moving can often be an emotional time in your life so it's important to choose an agent that is able to relate to these sometimes conflicting emotions.
Peter James’ staff are trained and dedicated to deal with this and guide you through this process to make it as hassle-free as possible.
Many factors go into determining a home’s market value, including the condition of the property, the location, the size, recent comparable sales, amenities and other factors. Peter James is the agent most qualified to value your home and arrive at an accurate selling price based on the current market and array of industry resources.
We have all been told that adding bedrooms, refurbishing kitchens and bathrooms can add value to your home. However, these improvements are not only costly but also very inconvenient renovations. Increasing the value/-sale-ability of your home doesn't always have to involve such major measures prior to marketing. There are simple things that can be done to ensure your property is shown in its best light, such as eliminating clutter, cleaning carpets, making sure your windows are clean, and increasing the wattage of your light bulbs to create a brighter ambience, these are just a few suggestions. Your Peter James agent will always be happy to advise you on what improvements they feel will help you achieve the best price, but always bear in mind that should the property you are planning on selling require complete refurbishment it is better to leave it as it is as many buyers prefer to purchase a property in its 'raw' state.
The estate agency profession has a historical reputation of having a high turn-over of staff, so someone you were dealing with yesterday won't be there tomorrow. Peter James pride ourselves on the fact that we have a lower staff turnover than most within the industry. When you invite us to value your home you have peace of mind in the knowledge that the person you are dealing with has over 10 years' service with our company. This in itself speaks volumes but also means that the person valuing your home has extensive knowledge of your local area, transport links and services, and the chances are that if you are one of our many returning clients you will be dealing with the same person you dealt with when you purchased your property.
Your property will be marketed by all of our offices with immediate effect. We say this as some corporate agents have an 'exclusivity' period prior to your property being available to all branches.
Peter James’ staff have compulsory training with industry regulators such as ARLA, NAEA and RICS. We do this because we want to ensure that all of our staff are compliant with the latest legislation within the property industry thus enabling us to advise our clients correctly.
For more information, contact our offices for a free, no obligation valuation.