A moving refresher... it could be the best move you ever make!

- Wed 27 Jul 2022

There comes a time where you may be thinking you have either outgrown your current home or finding it too big of a space to maintain. With this being said, the most straight forward thing to do would be to sell your current home and find a new property however we understand that for many, moving can be very stressful and therefor a very big decision. Our aim is to take the stress away and do our upmost to provide you with a hassle free move.

Our focus is keeping you updated from start to finish, whether it is feedback from any interest/viewings, during the sale with updates of your buyers progress or at the end of the process to confirm arrangements and to hand over the keys upon completion. Communication is the key to a successful move! You may know the process and may have done this many times before however, we will run through the process and, of course, highlight areas that have changed.

If having done this a few times, if not more, you will be aware of the benefits of obtaining a realistic valuation for your current home. It is advisable that you obtain 3 valuations, particularly if you have an unusual property. There is lots of information available online however, we will be aware of the latest demand for properties like yours, we may have buyers that have recently missed out on a property similar in style or price, and we’ll also take into account previously achieved prices for similar properties. All of this provides us with evidence of an approximate marketing value.

Make sure you are aware of all of your options! When dealing with finances, people tend to stick to a routine. That routine is often chosen as the easy option, and is usually your existing lender, although if someone could save you hundreds or even thousands of pounds a year, would you consider changing that routine? Moving home can be daunting, especially if your affordability is limited and you’re not sure what would be the best option for you. Exploring the options that are available will help you have a clear understanding of your financial position and enable you to find the perfect property sooner.

Hopefully the mortgage and valuation figures were positive and you can now go ahead and put your property on the market. At Bradleys, we will provide you with a choice of marketing options that show your home in its best light and will be sure to attract maximum attention from potential buyers, whilst also making sure that you have all compliance in place such as an up to date EPC.

We hope the above pointers have assisted you in the first steps to take when looking to sell your home. Bradleys Estate Agents have 30 offices across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset with experienced local agents who endeavour to get the best price for your current home and make it their mission to find you, your next home. For more information or to receive a valuation on your current home, please click here. After all, this could be the best move you have ever made!