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So you have decided to purchase a new home – but what are the next steps to a smooth purchase? Here we outline the steps from the early stages right through to exchange of contracts.
Contact your nearest Nock Deighton Office. The friendly staff will be keen to meet you and get to know all about you in order to try and put you in touch with the very best properties that meet your criteria, so invest some time and think about the following:
Once we have a good idea of your needs, it's time to get out there and see a good range of properties so that you can get a grip on what your money will buy in your chosen area.
When you find a suitable property, quickly get in touch with Nock Deighton about how to proceed. An offer is about more than just money; you will be asked to provide the office details of
In order for the seller to make an informed decision, we will need to make this information available to them.
Once a sale has been agreed, the office will allocate main point of contact between all parties involved in the transaction. That person will also be there to help guide you every step of the way and to assist where at all possible. Your immediate priority is to:
Once the legal (or 'conveyancing') work has been carried out and your finances are in order, you will be in a position to 'exchange contracts' prior to the agreed 'completion', at which point you can take possession of your new home.
Bridgnorth Estate Agents
Andrew Ainge BSc (Hons)
Having worked in estate agency for the last eight years, Andrew has gained a wealth of experience including various aspects of valuation, negotiation and management. Andrew joined Nock Deighton in 2012 as Residential Sales Manager at our Bridgnorth branch. Having achieved a RICS accredited honours degree in Building Surveying. If you are looking for an estate agent in Bridgnorth, Andrew would be delighted to help.
Chris Hargreaves FRICS
Chris Hargreaves FRICS
Chris is a Chartered Surveyor in Nock Deighton Surveys and Valuations Department, joining the firm in 1976. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (FRICS) with over 30 years experience, his main disciplines are in residential surveying and valuing in Shropshire covering the county, into Wales and the West Midlands.
Chris semi-retired earlier this year, taking a back step from the Department, however, still assisting us with valuations when required.
Bridgnorth Head Office
Michael Nettleton BA BSc MNAEA
Chairman & Head of Land & New Homes
Michael has worked in all aspects of the family business throughout his life and formally joined the firm in 2002 following his graduation from the University of Reading with a degree in Business Economics. A member of the National Association of Estate Agents and also a graduate from Wolverhampton University with a degree in Building Surveying. Following a particularly successful sales track record, especially in challenging economic times, was invited to join the board as Sales & Marketing Director. Michael has particular experience as an estate agent in Bridgnorth, Ludlow & Telford areas.
Telford Estate Agents
James Carlon MNAEA
Residential Sales Manager
James joined the company in 1997 and has worked his way up through the ranks to becoming one of the most respected and experienced estate agents in Telford. As a member of the National Association of Estate Agents, James has an almost unrivalled local knowledge in both the Telford rental and sales markets. If you are looking to sell your house in Telford, James's experience will be invalauble for you.
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