Smart Sales & Lettings

Making your next move a Smart Move, what you can expect from Smart Sales and Lettings:
Listing your property for sale

We will chat with you and provide a marketing strategy and methods provided by our professionally qualified & courteous staff and a realistic expectation of what the market can achieve.

With us, you only pay commission when we successfully sell your property, and a Smart Sales and Lettings calls are taken seven days a week therefore if you get an offer for your property on a Sunday we will call you with the good news. 

Our aim is to provide a significantly higher personal level of service that you would not typically expect from a traditional estate agency.


Preparing your property - to maximise its saleability and/or price

The majority of buyers now use internet property portals to search for a home. Therefore the visual imagery used with these listings are the first taste of your home a potential purchaser is likely to experience and this will be hugely influence whether they contact us to arrange a viewing.

Preparing your home for photography and other visuals we develop (such as videos) is therefore one of the most important actions you can take to maximise your chances of attracting interest. This could involve some moving of furniture and basic de-cluttering.

Home Report

We will arrange the Home Report on your behalf. This is the only cost that you will pay up front and we will outline the cost of this prior to instructing.

Preparing your Property for Marketing

If you wish our estate agent can go through your property on a room-by-room basis to carefully consider the best layout of furnishings, removal of personal items and the best aspects to capture. Room dimensions and details will be recorded, and a floor plan of the property will also be drawn.

Marketing your property:-

* For Sale board/poster

* modern property listing highlighting the key features

* high quality photographs approved by you

* 360 video of your property

* your property will be listed on Rightmove and Zoopla

* your property will be promoted on our social media platforms

Conducting viewings

Estate Agents commit huge amounts of time and money towards marketing properties to prospective purchasers – with the prime aim of encouraging them to view the property.

We will discuss with you the best times of the day & week to present your property and do our best to steer appointments around these times.

Negotiating the deal

Any offer received will be put forward to you verbally at the first available opportunity, and in writing within twenty-four hours. You will need to make a response to any offer. If the initial offer is rejected and the purchaser decides to increase their offer, the process will simply be repeated.

We will make all best endeavours to qualify purchasers in advance of any viewings – but at the very latest, at offer time. By “qualify” we mean that we will formally check their status and ability to proceed with any offer they make. In order for us to do this, we will ask for contact details of their broker or mortgage lender, and any estate agent dealing with their current property sale.

You will need instruct a solicitor/conveyancer to act for you in the sale. We can assist with this also.

We can also put prospective purchasers in touch with a local and experienced broker if required.

Completing contracts

Once you have accepted an offer the legal process starts to arrange for contracts to be exchange we can mark your property “as sold subject to conclusion of missives S.T.C.M”