Act now to sell before summer
WITH estate agent regulation still firmly in the public eye, it's more important than ever to use a regulated letting agent to let your property, according to Chris Lakin, director of Lakin & Co Estate Agents.
“Last year a government report highlighted that the letting sector suffers from some ‘cowboy' agents who ‘rip off ' landlords and tenants, but not all estate agents are the same – and at Lakin & Co we choose to be a licensed member of the Association of Residential Lettings Agent (ARLA) and also member of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) to demonstrate our commitment and professionalism to both tenants and landlords,” explained Chris. NOW is the time to sell your home in Hayes if you want to move before the summer holidays, says Jaswinder Sagoo branch partner of Hayes haart.
Spring is one of the best times to put your home on the market so you can show it off to new buyers who can even arrange to view it well into the evening as the day-light hours are longer.
Jaswinder said: “Spring really puts people in a good mood and there are a number of reasons for this: the weather is starting to turn warmer and your home is flooded with light
Using a regulated letting agent instils confidence, provides client money protection, a redress scheme and also helps attract the right calibre of tenants who equally wish to only deal with a reputable agent.
Over the years Lakin & Co has forged excellent relationships with multinational companies with head offices in the area, relocation agents and existing professional tenants. All tenants are stringently and independently reference checked to ensure the firm only deals with the right tenants for its clients' valued property assets.
All the staff have extensive local knowledge gained from many years of living and working within the local borough and have built relationships with local contractors, inventory clerks showing it off to maximum potential.
“The garden is coming into its own now, too. Even if you have a flat, window boxes featuring colourful bedding plants will give your property that extra special kerb appeal.
“It's always good to make a first impression the moment a potential buyer turns up on your doorstep and spring is just the time to do this.
“Homes sell quickly this time of year because everyone wants to enjoy their summer holidays without the pressure of hunting for the next step.
“If you put your home on the and other industry professionals.
“We firmly believe that historically estate agents' fees have been excessively high. Lakin & Co is committed to offering a full professional service with a set transparent and competitive fee structure, which enables landlords and vendors to reduce their costs when selling or letting a property while at the same time still benefiting from an all-encompassing estate agency service.
“We have prominent Uxbridge town centre high street offices and an extensive database of waiting tenants and buyers,” added Chris.
Whether you are thinking of selling or letting in the near or distant future, contact Lakin & Co on 01895 544 555 or pop into our friendly offices for a no-obligation property valuation. market now it is possible to have moved before the school summer holidays begin and everyone turns their backs on home to seek the sun.”
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