Why use Owl & Co?
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We are independent company providing personalised, professional service to all our clients becausewe might know the housing market inside out, but you know your home better than anyone.Owl & Co team work Hard to sell your home for the best possible price, in the shortest possible time with no hidden fees.
Step-by-step guide to selling property
Selling property can be less stressful when you understand the process.
STEP 1| Accurate valuation
We complete numerous of valuations every week, giving us intimate knowledge of property prices in your area. Our valuations take all local benefits into account, whether your property is surrounded by the best parks, restaurants, schools or transport links.
We making shore that you are selling your property at the best possible price. Our valuation agent’s use new technology to take floor plans with you on the day of your valuation, which benefits you of giving more accurate property price.
STEP 2| Selecting an estate agent
When choosing an estate agent, consider their opening hours, when they will be available to conduct viewings and what kind of marketing your property will receive. These are critical to obtaining the maximum exposure and price for your property.
You should also check if your agent will organize your government-required Energy Performance Certificate on your behalf or if you need to arrange this yourself? Owl & Co can arrange this for you. You must have commissioned an EPC before your property can be marketed.
STEP 3| Instructing a solicitor
The successful sale of your property can be reliant on the instruction of an efficient and experienced solicitor. It is a good idea to do some research and make a decision before you put your property on the market as this will help to avoid delays.
We can offer recommendations if required.
STEP 4| Presenting your property
First impressions count, making the presentation of your property critical to a successful sale.
Consider addressing any DIY jobs you have been meaning to get done, add a fresh coat of paint where necessary and try to declutter to make rooms appear larger.
Owl & Co team of dedicated professional ‘Photographers’ will then take photographs and write comprehensive property descriptions, all in just one visit.
STEP 5| Marketing your property
To find your perfect buyer you need to give your property maximum exposure across a wide range of media.
When you instruct Owl & Co to sell your property you will automatically benefit from our unrivaled, comprehensive marketing package, including, full color property details.
STEP 6| Accompanied Viewings
Our longer opening hours are essential to maximize viewing opportunities for your property - in fact 38% of our viewings are carried out after work and at weekends. Accompanied viewings also mean we can use our expertise to help sell your property.
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STEP 7| Receiving an Offer
As soon as an offer is received we will notify you both, verbally and in writing.
Any special conditions of the offer will also be stated in writing and we will check the buyer’s ability to proceed you decide whether to accept the offer.
STEP 8| Offer Agreed
Once you accept an offer we will prepare a memorandum of sale, write to all parties to confirm the agreed price and ask you to confirm your solicitor’s details.
Your solicitor will send out a draft contract to the buyer’s solicitor who will then carry out preliminary inquiries. At this stage you will also be able to agree on dates for the survey on your property, exchange of contracts and proposed date for completion.
We will advise you and negotiate on your behalf throughout this process, keeping you informed every step of the way.
There are no legal obligations until contracts are signed.
STEP 9| Exchange of Contracts
Exchange of contracts occurs when the following have been confirmed and agreed:
- Preliminary enquiries following receipt of draft contract
- Evidence of a good title
- Specific issues highlighted in the Lease, if applicable
- Local search queries
- Fixtures and fittings to be included in the sale
- The buyer’s mortgage offer/li>
Once the contract has been signed by both parties the deposit (usually 10% of the purchase price) will be telegraphically transferred or paid in the form of a banker’s draft by the buyer’s solicitor to your solicitor. The completion date is then set by mutual agreement.
STEP 10| Offer Agreed
Completion is when the residual monies (usually 90%) are transferred from the buyer’s solicitor to your solicitor’s account.
Your solicitor will call you when the money has been cleared in your account and will inform us to release the keys.
Congratulations, your property is now sold!