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Sapphire Homes - Wigan Estate & Letting Agent
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    Sapphire Homes are one of the fastest growing Estate Agent and Letting Agent in the Wigan area and we first opened our doors in May 2005. Since then our story has been one of success achieved through hard work, dedication and a determination. We first started the journey at a small office with only Ella Bristow, Daniel Bristow and Paul Bristow completing the staff but in the 10 year period that team has more than doubled along with two office moves within the 10 year period to allow continual and sustainable growth.

    Our brand new town centre office premises are a signal to our competitors that we are here to stay as well as allowing us to meet and exceed our clients growing expectations. Our new premises at 80 Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1HX is in a prominent location with one of the largest windows in the town centre ensuring our brand, properties and coverage is as extensive as all of our other channels of marketing.

    In the past ten years we have established ourselves as one of the area's leading letting agents. 

    We are a very friendly company and understand that moving home can be a daunting prospect and we provide dedicated support and advice every step of the way to ensure your move runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

    We thrive on providing an exceptional level of quality service and a large proportion of our new business is generated from recommendations and repeat business. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or looking to invest in property we are your trusted local property expert.

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Why Choose Sapphire Homes
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    Professional Property Management

    The most important factor when renting a property is choosing an agent that you can trust. Can you get property management for a cheaper monthly percentage? Quite possibly! Can you get the same level of service and professionalism for a cheaper monthly percentage? We believe this is very unlikely!

    We are experts in residential lettings and property management in the Wigan and surrounding area and we have a very strong business relationship with our landlords so we know the importance of ensuring your property is in safe hands as well as providing you with fair and professional advice at all times.

    We are an Independent Family Run Estate and Letting agent and we take huge pride in the services that we as a family provide, as well as the business and all members of the team. All members of staff are trained in all aspects of property letting and management and are also from the Wigan locality enabling them to offer their local knowledge which we also believe to be invaluable. If you are looking for a letting agent in Wigan that you can trust then we are the agent for you.

    Expert Advice

    Whether you are new to property investment, thinking of renting your current residential home or looking to add to your portfolio, it is essential that you make the right choices to maximise your investment. Arrange your free no obligation appointment and we will happily offer you free advice on the best types of property, locations to buy and the types of investment that will bring you the higher yields as well as an honest and accurate valuation. We can also arrange to attend a property that you may be thinking of buying and provide you with our recommendations based on our years of experience and expertise.

    Marketing

    When marketing a rental property in Wigan it is vital that landlords are sending the right message to the right people. In other words, your chosen agent is effectively targeting the right audience for your property. Sapphire Homes extensively market your property, minimise the void periods and maximise the property potential because our experience and performance speaks for itself. Our individual marketing strategy includes professional photography, a board with our brand and details clearly listed, listing on all the key property portals including social media, listing on our new bespoke website, high quality professional particulars, our new prominent Town Centre office with window sheets providing access to a lot of passing custom as well as regularly maintained databases providing you with immediate access to local high quality tenants via emails, sms alerts and phone calls to prospective applicants.

    Tenant Referencing

    Once a potential tenant has been found for your property, Sapphire Homes and our chosen tenant referencing provider will complete an extensive assessment. Whether a professional applicant, student or company this service has been designed to minimise risks and to ensure that the tenancy goes smoothly. Rent Protection and Insurance Services are also available and we can advise you of these additional products and services.

    There are two levels of service which is the fully managed service which ranges from 6% + VAT up to 10% + VAT and then we offer a tenant finding only service. The service that is best suited to your needs will ultimately depend of your experience in property letting and management and also the time that you can afford to dedicate to being a landlord.

    Legal Aspects

    Being a landlord holds many responsibilities and whether managed or tenant find only we will always provide you with the current safety legislations and advise you on the duty of care required. This can range from Gas Safety, Electrical Safety, Furniture and Furnishings Regulations, Smoke Detectors, Energy Performance Certification and the handling and Registration of the Deposit in a government approved scheme as per the Housing Act 1998 (amended 1996 and 2004).

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Why Tenants Choose Sapphire Homes Time After Time
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    Hundreds of Properties
    With hundreds of properties in the Wigan and North West - Sapphire Homes are always a premier choice when it comes to letting property. Come in and take a browse at our stock, register for alerts or sign up to our mailing list. 
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    Longer Opening Hours
    Open 6 days a week but viewings are 7 days a week including day time and evenings. We are flexible for our tenants needs to ensure you get to see your possible future home and to speed up occupancy rates. Never miss that perfect property again with our continued dedication to clients. 
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    Expert Advice
    Having specialist team members in the rental department who have over 50 years combined experience in the lettings industry allows us to ensure our tenants are always given professional advice when handling tenant related matters and helping you to choose your next home. 
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    Deposit Protection
    With client money protection in place and registration with the Tenancy Dispute Service you can always have the peace of mind that your deposit is protected in accordance with the law and the government led legislation.
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    Inventory Management
    We believe we have the best inventory management process in the area ensuring all aspects of a property and tenancy are entered into carefully and with due diligence with photo and written records there to protect tenants and landlords. We believe this thorough process reduces disputes which in turn gives you peace of mind to enjoy the tenancy. 
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    Insurance
    Working alongside industry leaders in the tenant insurance sector they can provide competitive quotations to protect you during the tenancy period. Whether it be accidental damage, contents insurance or rent insurance - a little extra can go a long way in preventing any nasty surprises.
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    Emergency Contacts
    We always provide tenants with emergency contacts to ensure in the event of an out of hours emergency or contact being essential, there is always a member of the team on hand 24/7. Another little comfort to go that extra mile for our tenants. 
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    Quality Affordable Homes 
    Sapphire Homes take pride in the stock of properties that we offer to our tenants. If they were not up to our high standards then they would not be offered to our clients. We want happy tenants and that can only be achieved if properties are presented to the best of their ability for our tenants to enjoy. 
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    Location Location Location
    Looking for the right property in the right area is not the easiest of tasks. But speaking to a specialist in the Wigan Property Industry is something that we can offer free of charge. Whether this is for schools, transport links / networks, commuter times or local amenities then we can offer the best independent advice.
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    Where we're active

    Our Branch

    Our Branch

    Current Properties

    Previously Marketed Properties

    Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

    Find us

    80 Market Street,
    Wigan
    WN1 1HX

    Telephone us

    Buying: 01942 580046  Local call rate
    Letting: 01942 580045  Local call rate

    Email us

    Contact us

    Disclaimer

    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Sapphire Homes, Wigan on 01942 494944.


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    Your Local Property Experts
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      10 Years and Counting

      Sapphire Homes have enjoyed a successful level of growth in both the Estate Agent and Letting Agent industry in the Wigan and surrounding areas since we first opened our doors in May 2005. Our story has been one of success achieved through hard work, dedication and a determination. We first started the journey at a small office with only Ella Bristow, Daniel Bristow and Paul Bristow completing the staff but in the 10 year period that team has more than doubled along with two office moves within the 10 year period to allow continual and sustainable growth.

      Our brand new town centre office premises are a signal to our competitors that we are here to stay as well as allowing us to meet and exceed our clients growing expectations. Our new premises at 80 Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1HX is in a prominent location with one of the largest windows in the town centre ensuring our brand, properties and coverage is as extensive as all of our other channels of marketing.

      In the past ten years we have established ourselves as one of the area's leading letting agents who initially specialised in property management agents but given are continued expansion and growth we are now making significant steps into the sales market due to our competitive pricing and excellent service and becoming a recognised Wigan estate agent achieving phenomenal results for our vendors.

      The Bristow family are all born and raised in the Wigan area and this excellent local knowledge and commitment to customer service all helps our growing reputation as a trusted estate and letting agent. We are a very friendly company and understand that moving home can be a daunting prospect and we provide dedicated support and advice every step of the way to ensure your move runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

      We thrive on providing an exceptional level of quality service and a large proportion of our new business is generated from recommendations and repeat business. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or looking to invest in property we are your trusted local property expert.

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    Selling Your Home
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      Selling Made Easy-Free Valuation. No Sale. No Fee
      If you are thinking of selling your home the first step is a marketing valuation. Many agents will say these are free - but if the property is then not placed FOR SALE with that agent then they will then send you an invoice for the valuation. At Sapphire Homes, these are completely free of charge with no obligation to go ahead with the sale should our services not sound appealing to you. A member of our team would be delighted to visit your property and advise you on the sale value of your property and answer any questions you may have in order to make the sale of your home as stress free as possible. At Sapphire Homes we pride ourselves on customer service and should you not be happy with what we offer - you are entitled to serve a 28 day notice period should you wish to place your property on the market with an alternative agent. We are confident of performing against any other agent and if you want invaluable, independent advice, then please do not not hesitate to give a member of our team a call now. Our independent and extensive expertise allows us to make sure the advice we offer is always right for you.
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      Trained and motivated staff.
      Selling can be a stressful time for you. One of our friendly, knowledgeable agents will guide you right through the process. They're trained in all areas of property sales, so you will never feel like you're alone. All our of our team are from the Wigan locality and we have some of the best estate agents in the area and we also firmly believe that the local knowledge our team members possess is extremely valuable in the property market. Knowing exactly what certain areas can offer, in terms of schools, transport links and other local amenities is an asset of which we're rightly proud.
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      Free Marketing Advice
      Of course, when you sell your home, you'll have expectations as to how much you will achieve and how long this will take. One of our first steps is to offer you a marketing plan to achieve those expectations and each strategy can be tailored to suit each home owner.
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      Regular communication
      At such an important time, you like to know what's going on. With your own personal point of contact, you'll never get overlooked or forgotten and will have clear channels of communication. We welcome all home owners to feel very much part of the process, with updates and advice on hand throughout the transaction, by email, phone social media, text messaging or even coming into our brand new office.
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      Feedback After Viewings
      It's important and helpful to know just what people think of your home in order to make small improvements if it can help you clinch the sale. So whenever we arrange viewings, we'll make sure their comments get back to you either by email or with a phone call.
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      Legal Processes
      You can rely on Sapphire Homes to handle the legalities of selling your home as we know this can be a daunting prospect. We know exactly what's what & we'll smooth the way for you. We work in conjunction with a number of solicitors & they'll make the selling process smooth & simple and at competitive pricing. There's no danger of being stung by hidden costs, as we guarantee our fees so there are no unforeseen expenses.
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      Market Appraisal Report
      You'll be glad to know that, from the moment we first visit your home, we're thinking about selling it for you. You will receive marketing advice as well as a detailed outline of how we intend to get your home noticed and then sold for the right price.
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      Best Prices
      Sapphire Homes take pride in achievement the best possible prices for our vendors that the market is prepared to pay. We regularly assess the suppy and demand in the close locality to our properties listed for sale and use this when negotiating with potential purchasers when advising our clients. We remain realistic and do all that is within our powers to ensure your property has the greatest number of viewings from a relevant target audience. We will give your property the time and effort that it deserves.
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      Professional Particulars
      A picture can say a thousand words, so it's important they say the right words. Full colour particulars of your home will be sent for you to approve. These will show off all the best features of your home ranging from kitchens to bedrooms, lounges to lawns.
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      Professional Photography
      You'll want us to take high quality pictures of your property. As part of our standard service, we always use a top of the range digital camera to ensure the best results. We use Nikon DSLR with a range of high specification lenses to ensure we capture the best shot of your home. Photos are then transferred to web portals in High Definition.
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      Floorplans / Video Tour
      Sapphire Homes can arrange the 2D and 3D floorplans to be completed on your property as well as creating a video tour from the photography which will also be showcased on yoru listing as well as our own YouTube channel. Floorplans are a key part of selling a property and can often elimate poor leads as the potential purchaser is blessed with the knowledge they need before they even attend the property.
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      Energy Performance Certificate
      Sapphire Homes are a very proactive estate agent and we work with a number of energy assessors in the Wigan and surrounding areas to ensure we get the best possible prices for our vendors and the reports are completed in a very swift manner ensuring there are no delays in getting your property to market.
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      Stand Out From The Crowd
      It may sound obvious, but we use a number of techniques to get your property noticed as we know it is important to try various methods to get potential buyers to look at your property. In fact, you might be surprised at just how many ways we have of getting people interested.
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      For Sale Board
      The traditional method is not to be underestimated - it grabs the attention and often leads directly to that all-important sale and our newly designed boards are certainly popular and increasingly or more and more properties.
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      Window Display
      Would-be buyers are always on the look-out, especially on the high street, so our brand new town centre office in prominent location makes an ideal shop window for your property. Our particulars are all printed in colour and we only use High Definition Photography.
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      Internet Advertising
      Experience tells us that certain properties benefit from more widespread exposure, or appearing in more specialist publications, which we can easily organise for you. The websites that we currently advertise on are www.sapphirehomes.co.uk, www.wiganproperty.co.uk, www.rightmove.co.uk, www.onthemarket.com, www.vebra.com as well as our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and YouTube).
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      Social Media
      We would be amazed if you can find another local agent in Wigan and North West that is as proactive on social media as we are. Millions of people use social media nationwide and we use the latest social media sites including Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Youtube to display your property across the country and beyond. We network with businesses and locals in Wigan including all postal code - WN1, WN2, WN3, WN4, WN5, WN6, WN7 and WN8. We also use the latest trends to ensure that people visit our social media page and therefore that they are able to see your property. You do not need to be able to use these sites as we do everything for you. However if you do use them you can share your property details with friends via your own account, increasing the number of people who will see your property is for sale.https://www.facebook.com/sapphire.homes is where you kind find us on www.facebook.com or you can find us on twitter viawww.twitter.com/sapphirehomes .
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      Latest Technology
      We're always looking for new ways to let people know about your property. Making best use of the available technology is how we stay at the forefront of the market - and find you a buyer at the best possible price. Whether it is investment in new cameras, apps, web portals, window displays - we will always remain ahead of our competition.
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      Database
      We will also try to stay as active in the market as possible and not wait for the buyer to come and find your property. The details of your home will also be emailed, sent by SMS or particulars posted to our extensive database of applicants in order to try and find a suitable buyer. Having a database for more than 10 years allows us to create the perfect marketing platform and access to potential buyers.
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    Meet The Team
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      Wigan Branch
      A highly skilled and motivated team offering many years of experience in the property sector. The Bristow family are all born and raised in the Wigan area and this excellent local knowledge and commitment to customer service all helps our growing reputation as a trusted estate and letting agent. All of our team are local to the Wigan locality also and we are a very friendly company and understand that moving home can be a daunting prospect and we provide dedicated support and advice every step of the way to ensure your move runs as smoothly and efficiently as possible. We thrive on providing an exceptional level of quality service and a large proportion of our new business is generated from recommendations and repeat business. Whether you are buying, selling, renting or looking to invest in property we are your trusted local property expert.
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      Ella Bristow - Managing Director
      Ella has over 20 years of experience within the property sector and works across sales, lettings and accounts within the business as well as the day to day operation. Following her graduation Ella has worked at a number of large property companies as well as having her own successful property portfolio. Ella is also the head of property investment, wealth and portfolio management.
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      Daniel Bristow - Director
      Following his graduation Daniel has been with the company from the start and has over 10 years of experience in the property industry. Daniel, also a Director is Head of Lettings and property management and works closely with the internal and external teams to effectively manage over 500 properties on a daily basis to ensure its smooth operation.
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      Paul Bristow - Director
      Following his graduation, Paul has been with the company from the start and has over 10 years of experience in the property industry. Paul, also a Director has recently moved from Lettings to Head of Sales whilst maintaining roles within Marketing, Accounting as well as being the valuer across both Sales and Lettings. Paul is also studying to achieve his RICS accreditations.
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      Janet Allende - Lettings Manager
      Janet joined the company in February 2011 after living abroad for 11 years. A family friend, Janet is a Lettings Manager and primarily deals with maintenance, tenant management, contracts as well as assisting with the administration duties in the lettings and sales office.
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      Harry Bristow - Property Manager
      Harry joined the team in 2014 after working for a number of companies in the Wigan area at management level as well as having a period of being self-employed. Harry, also a family member works in the lettings department and is involved in the day to day operations.
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      Helena Lloyd - Sales & Lettings Coordinator
      Helena joined the team in 2014 and works across both the lettings and sales department in a coordinator / administration role. Although new to the property industry she has swiftly grasped an understanding and passion for the job.
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      Andrew Lewis - Maintenance Manager
      Andy has been working alongside the team at Sapphire Homes for a number of years. An experienced builder and Joiner by trade, Andy is in charge of our team of contractors and tradesmen.
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      Where we're active

      Our Branch

      Our Branch

      Current Properties

      Recently Sold Properties

      Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

      Find us

      80 Market Street,
      Wigan
      WN1 1HX

      Telephone us

      Buying: 01942 580046  Local call rate
      Letting: 01942 580045  Local call rate

      Email us

      Contact us

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      Testimonials
      • Introduction

        Buying and Selling The Easy Way
        Just a snippet of some of the positive comments we get from our vendors and purchasers and what helps to drive our success and business forward. 

      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        Cheaper Than Online Estate Agents - Huge Savings!
        'Having been quoted over £3000 fee's from another agent and having little interest / no success I switched my property to Sapphire Homes after giving the other agent the notice period. Within a four month period, my house was sold at full asking price - and for a fee of £750 + VAT. As you can imagine - I was more than impressed with the price and service - and have since made the most of the £50.00 introduction service and sent two friends to Sapphire Homes - who are also happy with the service they are receiving.'

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        Buying Property Made Easy
        'Being First Time buyers it was quite a daunting prospect of finding our first home - and Sapphire Homes helped and guided us through the process with ease. Through liaising with the financial body and the solicitors and keeping us fully up to date it made purchasing our first home really easy. Don't think we will be moving for a number of years but when we do I would not hesitate in using Sapphire Homes to market our home.'
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Sapphire Homes, Wigan on 01942 494944.


      Welcome to Sapphire Homes, Wigan

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      Find Us

      Branch address

      80 Market Street,
      Wigan
      WN1 1HX

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01942 580046  Local call rate
      Letting: 01942 580045  Local call rate
      Note: The pin shows the centre of the branch's postcode, and does not pinpoint the exact address.

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Sapphire Homes, Wigan. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Sapphire Homes, Wigan on 01942 494944.


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