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Welcome to Thomas Merrifield, Wallingford
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    If you have a property to sell or let in the region, then we are the agent for you. Our Wallingford office has been successfully serving the local community for over 20 years and enjoys a prominent corner position, offering large window displays and benefitting from a heavy footfall.

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    Headed up by Directors Guy Glover & David Pratt, our professional, friendly and expert team shares a wealth of knowledge and experience, which means we are ideally placed to offer you the very best advice, while securing you a fast sale or let at a strong price.

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    What's more, with seven Thomas Merrifield offices spanning the county you can not only enjoy our local expertise but the extended reach of our wider network.

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    SUPPORTING THE LOCAL COMMUNITY
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    We are passionate about Wallingford and the surrounding area and support local events including the Wallingford Car Rally, This is a prestigious local event with 250 classic and rare cars parading round the streets of Wallingford before forming up and exhibiting on the Kinecroft. 

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    We also sponsor the Wallingford Thames Run from Crowmarsh Gifford Primary School, There is a 10k run or a 5k run, or for those whose idea of exercise is walking to watch somone else running (us, for example) you can go along and watch. More information at www.thamesrun.co.uk
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    The Cholsey Bluebirds Summer Tournament - a highlight of the local junior football year - takes place every year in May, involving in excess of 3000 players over the two days. Thomas Merrifield are delighted to be the headline sponsors of this years tournament.,
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TOP TIPS FOR SUCCESSFUL VIEWINGS
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    Viewings are incredibly important so we've put together this simple checklist to help you get your home ready for when potential buyers walk through the door. It is not supposed to make you paranoid and some of it is obvious advice, but you'd be amazed at the things people notice when they look round a property.

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    A picture speaks a thousand words
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    The first thing that potential buyers see when they enquire about a particular property is the 'property details'. This is a bespoke document, produced by us. It isn't just a boring list of power points, number of radiators and confirmation that you have dado rails; it's a high-spec brochure designed to really sell your house. We take the best possible photographs that are honest and promote your property at its best.

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    Let them see the light
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    If your viewing's after dark, think about the lighting so your home looks warm and inviting. Make sure house numbers and names can be seen clearly so your potential buyer can find you. Keep the porch or hall light on. Make sure your house name or door number can be seen from the road.

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    Fatal distraction

    Your cat or dog might be your best friend, and your kids are your pride and joy, but do keep any pets or children quiet or out of the house when you have viewings if you can. Let your potential buyers see your property without any distractions. Turn your music off too.

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    Spit spot!
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    Full redecoration is unnecessary, but do give your place the once-over and do any little jobs that might be making the place look more shabby than shabby-chic! Repair any peeling wallpaper, touch up chipped or marked paintwork, dust the skirting boards, clean the kitchen cupboards, wash the floors, replace any light bulbs, clean and tidy every room and please clean the windows!

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    Get a handy person in

    If there are other things that are letting your property down (broken sash cords, missing doorknobs, broken tiles, dripping taps, cracked/missing sockets), then try to get them sorted. It'll be money very well spent.

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    Kitchens and bathrooms sell houses
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    This really is true so pay particular attention to these rooms. Put away as many of your items as possible so your potential buyers see clutter-free surfaces. Taps covered in limescale, a stained bath and grubby, cluttered worktops will not create a very good impression so get your marigolds on and clean and polish until these rooms look shiny and inviting!

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    De-clutter and recycle

    Lots of storage space is always popular so do everything you can to maximise what you have. Sort out your attics and basements, make sure any cupboards are tidy and organised, recycle anything you no longer need or want (be honest and generally have a good clear-out. It'll be one less thing to do when you do move out.

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    Crowded house
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    Potential buyers always feel a bit like they're intruding so minimise the amount of people you have in the house when you have viewings. It is our preference to accompany prospective viewers to your home, which will allow them to relax and focus on the merits of your property. If you are there, we suggest you leave them to it and offer to answer their questions once they've had a good look round.

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2018 is here....What now?!
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    What happens in the new year?
    People have spent Christmas together discussing their plans for 2018 and register with local agents to find their next dream home. Start early, know what you want and speak to agents so that as soon as something comes on, they let you know!
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    Valuations increase as people decide to move
    Lots of people get their properties reappraised in the new year and put their house on the market to make their next move. Keep track of your local agents email alerts and Rightmove for new listings.
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    Be open minded....
    Not sure about a particular village but like a property there...go and have a look!
    Not sure about a property but like the location....go and have a look?
    Never considered a cottage....go and have a look!
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    Wrap up warm!
    Janauary and February are never warm so wrap up warm as if properites are empty the heating will probably be off. It also means you can explore gardens and grounds of a property without wanting to rush!
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    Book your appointments early....
    Agents diaries get very busy and booked up so book your viewings early!
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    Whats your house worth? Are you looking to buy?
    If you would like to take advantage of the first months of 2018 as a vendor then call 01491 833833 for a free no obligation appraisal and marketing appointment or email wallingford@thomasmerrifield.co.uk.

    If you are a buyer, then register your criteria and details on the same number and email above and we will alert you as soon as an appropriate property comes onto the market.
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    Register now for Winterbrook Park!


    Winterbrook Park presents a luxury selection of two, three, four and five bedroom homes on the edge of the picturesque market town of Wallingford, on the banks of the River Thames. 

    Featuring beautiful energy-efficient homes arranged around open green spaces, this exclusive neighbourhood is destined to become one of Oxfordshire's most sought after addresses. Launching in Autumn 2017.

    Register now for more information as soon as site plans and plots are released by calling 01491 833833 or email Wallingford@thomasmerrifield.co.uk

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The first voice you will hear is...
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    ... one of these!
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    The first contact that many people make with us is by phone or e-mail and it's always nice to know who you are talking to! We are a friendly and helpful team, all with twenty years (or more) experience in estate agency - we have the knowledge to help and advise. We are always happy to be of assistance no matter how big or small the query.
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    Guy Glover - Director
    Guy served for twelve years in the RAF Queens Flight, escorting Princess Diana to such places as Namibia, Pakistan and Norfolk. When he left the RAF he wanted to work somewhere equally remote and inhospitable, so he became an estate agent in Witney. After nineteen years working for Adkin and then Thomas Merrifield, he moved to Wallingford office as Director in September 2014, thereby reducing his journey to work from twenty five miles each way to one. As a local resident he is proud to serve the people of Wallingford and looks forward to assisting you with all your property matters.
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    David Pratt - Director
    They don't get much more local than David! His family have lived in the area since the 1930's and David grew up in Dorchester on Thames and surrounding villages. David started in estate agency in 2010 and quickly gained a strong reputation for his modern, direct approach to marketing and relentless work ethic. He worked for the largest independent agent in Oxfordshire and was fast tracked to management within 4 years. A constant thinker, David has a real passion for every property he deals with and understands the processes of how buyers find and pursue properties and tailors that approach to each property that we market.

    When David (eventually!) switches off from work he enjoys following his local football team, Oxford United, and walking his two dogs India & Jasmine.
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    Gill Thurston - Negotiator
    Gill's career has been sales focused and she has experience running her own business. An excellent negotiator and a real people person; Gill also lives locally which buyers love when it comes to knowing what is where!
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    Testimonials
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      Don't just take our word for it......

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      delighted with the successful and rapid outcome
      Felicity and I would like to thank you all for your efforts on our behalf. We were very pleased with the service we received and delighted with the successful and rapid outcome.  (Mr & Mrs S, Benson.)
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      such personal service
      Guy was wonderful, such personal service, and he found us a buyer within a week! (Mr & Mrs H, Wallingford)
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      made as easy as it could be by helpful staff
      We used Thomas Merrifield to sell one property and buy another at the same time. This involved a lot of visits, emails and phone calls all of which were handled quickly and efficiently by the Thomas Merrifield staff. Responding to a clients asap is vital in house transactions as timing can make a difference between selling or not selling. As usual with these things there were many pieces of information needed by solicitors to complete questionnaires for prospective buyers etc all of which Thomas Merrifield had at their finger tips. House buying is always a stressful event but it was made as easy as it could be with helpful, polite and efficient staff. Overall we were very satisfied with our experience. Thank you. (Mr GC. Wallingford)
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      coming up with new ideas to get viewings
      We were very pleased with the way the whole team stuck with us, continuing to market our house, coming up with new ideas to get viewings, giving us feedback, and always responding to our enquiries promptly. And, of course, providing the calm, the good humour and cynicism which we now know to be essential for all of us to survive the process.... Well done. (Mr &  Mrs B)
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      Thomas Merrifield were great...
      "We had bought our previous house through Thomas Merrifield in 2005 and we had been very impressed with their service then, so 10 years later it was a no-brainer for us that we would use them again to sell it. By some sort of miracle, they also had in their portfolio a house that we quite liked and, after a second visit, ended up buying. Thomas Merrifield were great, even when we asked to visit the house twice more after that, to see how our furniture would fit and where, to see what we had to sell and what we could keep. They never tired of our questions and demands. I would definitely recommended them for selling or buying a house." (Mrs U)
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      Their wealth of local knowledge... was invaluable
      I was extremely impressed with the excellent service I received recently from Guy and Steven at Thomas Merrifield, Wallingford. Guy and Steven handled the sale of my late father's house with complete professionalism and compassion from beginning to end. Although it was a complex sale with two of the four owners living overseas (one in Australia, one in New Zealand) Guy and Steven negotiated the best possible price for the house and were always more than happy to answer any queries. Their wealth of local knowledge and communication skills were invaluable. I would definitely recommend the services of Guy and Steven with absolute confidence. (Lynda Walker, Western Australia)
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      ...professionalism and integrity...
      I'd like to warmly thank the team at Thomas Merrifield Wallingford for everything they have done with selling a family property. Their professionalism and integrity, frequent updates and support kept things on track, avoided complications, and made an already difficult time considerably more bearable. Thanks again! (Mr F)
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      helpful and supportive... calm and reassuring
      "Thomas Merrifield staff negotiate and assist in a helpful and supportive way during the sales process. Always 'on point', calm and reassuring. (Mrs P, Brightwell)
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      We felt very comfortable dealing with TM
      Thanks very much Guy and Steven for your help with our sale and purchase. We felt very comfortable dealing with Thomas Merrifield, so thanks for that. We'd have no hesitation in recommending you to other people. (Mr & Mrs W, Wallingford)

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      very helpful and professional
      This is just to say 'thanks' for all your hard work during our recent house purchase in Wallingford. We thought the team there at Thomas Merrifield were very helpful and professional throughout the whole process and would have no hesitation in recommending your office to anyone thinking of selling a property. (Mr S, Wallingford)
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      ... the best estate agents I have ever dealt with.
      I am writing to thank both you and Guy Glover for your help and support during the time I have been negotiating to purchase a flat in Walter Bigg Way. As you are aware, it was a rather protracted purchase which at times felt quite unnecessarily so. It was therefore an enormous relief for me to be able to reach you so readily, to receive advice, prompt action and results. Having moved probably more often than most, I know you are the best estate agents I have ever dealt with. I appreciate your priority is to assist the vendor, but as a purchaser I felt completely reassured dealing with such competent professionals.
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      extremely appreciative
      Thank you for all the effort you put in to help achieve our house purchase. On several occasions the process seemed to stall but you managed to oil the works and keep things going. We are extremely appreciative of your interventions on our behalf. (Dr & Mrs A, Benson)
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      clear and concise information throughout
      I found the service from Thomas Merrifield extremely professional and the procedure was very easy. Steven Sykes was very cooperative and always kept me up to date with the process. Steven also offered very clear and concise information throughout. I would highly recommend thomas Merrifield to anyone who is buying or selling a home. (Miss A, Wallingford)
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    *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 Thomas Merrifield, Wallingford on 01491 833833.