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We can't believe November is here and it seems crazy that we are talking about the Christmas already! This time of year is where people start to think about putting their house moving plans on hold with a view to start again in the new year. Sellers worry about decorations being up, having viewings around Christmas dinner and being disturbed during that all-important recovery time between the big day and the return to work! We understand these concerns that sellers have, but we have come up with a solution to allow peoples house moving plans to continue whilst still enjoying the seasonal festivities, undisturbed.
Research shows that the busiest week of the year for buyers searching the internet for property is between Christmas and New Year (Rightmove.co.uk statistics show a 195% increase in traffic!), so if you are thinking of selling a property early in the New Year, it would pay to get ahead of your competition. For this reason we recommend you prepare for marketing now, commence marketing on the 23rd December and book viewings until the 3rd January.
Every year we accept instructions from savvy clients who want to take advantage of the surge of buyers searching online over the Christmas period and this year looks to be no different. We already have appointments booked in for valuations where a marketing plan will be put in place to maximise interest. This is what happens:
· We attend the property to conduct a marketing valuation and appraisal at your convenience.
· Professionally edited photographs are taken before your Christmas decorations even leave the loft.
· Property brochures are prepared and approved by you before your tree goes up.
· Our marketing software is set, ready to go online as we leave the office on the 23rd December.
· Buyers searching between Christmas and New Year are alerted to your property.
· We take calls between Christmas and New Year, arranging viewings from the 3rd January.
You get to enjoy all the Christmas festivities without interruption, comfortable in the knowledge that we will take care of everything to promote your property without wasting a moment in the New Year.
If you would like more information on this marketing plan, or indeed if you want to get cracking before the New Year, please give us a call on 01293 529999.
paragraphThe Homes Partnership Story...
In 1991 a man called Mark left the comfort of working for a corporate estate agent to set up on his own and Homes Partnership was born. Mark's ethos was to provide exceptional customer service to build a business on repeat custom, so when he headhunted Tracy Smith, our Director, she did not hesitate. We opened our doors in the middle of a recession and worked hard with a small team of like-minded people to quickly become one of the busiest agencies in Crawley. Tracy learnt a lot of from Mark over the nine years that followed until September 2000 when, in partnership with Tracy's friend & colleague Fiona, they bought him out. Tracy and Fiona managed the business together until 2007 when Tracy bought her out too; make no mistake, Tracy is a bit of a control freak!
The market was very different in 1991 to what we have now; depressed from the recession, it was a tough time. We set about trying to provide an over-and-above service to the homeowners and investors trying to sell or let, rather than simply being left around for months on end. When times are hard, that is when most people realise they need the support and guidance only a true expert with the right approach can give.
It was almost immediately that we built our reputation as the true experts in the town, a reputation that is still going strong over 25 years later.
Nowadays we have lots of modern technologies to help us be as effective as possible; floorplans, professional photography, email, responsive websites, LED window displays to name but a few! These have all been embraced by us and provided to our clients to make sure they are happy with the marketing we provide. All the technology in the world however means very little without the most important ingredient of all; the right people. That's where we excel!
Our office is located in a Grade II listed building in the historic High Street in Crawley, and this has been our home since the very beginning. It is from here that we can help you with all of your property needs in the Crawley & Gatwick area including all of our beautiful surrounding villages like Pease Pottage, Copthorne, Charlwood, Crawley Down and Faygate - approximately a 15 mile radius of Crawley. We would be delighted if you are able to visit us soon and we look forward to helping you in any way you need.
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