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WellingtonWise Estate Agents Royston
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    Rated 4.8 out of 5 by 279 clients in 2017*, WellingtonWise estate agents are a people business, passionate about property.

    Winners of the 2018 Feefo Gold Trusted Service award, our clients do the talking for us in the reviews and recommendations they make. Here's a selection of the most frequently used words to describe our service:

    Professional, Helpful, Friendly and Efficient.

    Take a look at our testimonials page on this Rightmove microsite to read a selection of what past clients have said.

    We pride ourselves on detail, only the best will do in order to achieve the results our clients desire. What does this mean?

    Free Professional Photography - The more appealing a property is presented, the higher the value achieved. You will also save 4 weeks on average to find a buyer according to data provided by Rightmove on the WellingtonWise Group.

    Expert Valuations - Marketing at the correct price is vital to finding a buyer and maximising the price of your home. Our staff will be realistic, honest and advise how to achieve the highest price.

    Cambridge Office - Cambridge house prices are high, we've seen a vast increase in the number of buyers looking further afield to find more for their money. As the only independent estate agent in Royston with an office also in Cambridge, WellingtonWise have unique audience to market your home to.

    Local Property News - Our quarterly newsletter, produced in house, is delivered to 14,000 homes throughout Royston and the surrounding villages. In total, 106,000 copies are delivered across Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire marketing our clients' homes and drawing buyers to register on our database.

    Property Portals - We advertise on the largest and most successful property portals in the UK, Rightmove, Zoopla and PrimeLocation. Each have their own loyal following and audience, so we'll never cut costs by leaving them out and ultimately risking the sale of your home.

    wellingtonwise.co.uk - launched in 2015 and with a major update in 2018, our website receives a large volume of traffic from buyers and seller alike. We've partnered with some of the best SEO providers and Google Partners in the industry to ensure our website and your home is seen by more people.

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Selecting an agent to sell your home...
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    3 Important Factors to Consider

    1) How will the agent present and market my home to attract a buyer?

    2) Who will be negotiating on my behalf to achieve the best possible price?

    3) How will the progression of the sale be handled to ensure a swift and successful completion?

    Here's how WellingtonWise address these 3 points.

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    How will you market my home to attract a buyer?
    How an estate agent markets themselves, is usually a good indication of how they'll market your home.

    We take a fresh and modern 'no stone unturned' approach to marketing your home. Removing the risk of missing a potential buyer. If you instruct WellingtonWise to market your home, you'll receive:

    Free Professional Photographs - our in-house photographer has over 15 years of experience, we highly recommend comparing the quality of images when selecting your agent, after all, it's the first thing a potential buyer will see. Since introducing professional quality photography, we have seen a 4-week reduction in the time taken to find a buyer on average.

    Local Property News - Our quarterly newsletter, produced in house, is delivered to 14,000 homes throughout Royston and the surrounding villages. In total, 106,000 copies are delivered across Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire marketing our clients' homes and drawing buyers to register on our database.

    Cambridge Office - Cambridge house prices are high, we've seen a vast increase in the number of buyers looking further afield to find more for their money. As the only independent estate agent in Royston with an office also in Cambridge, WellingtonWise have unique audience to market your home to. Our local network of offices ensures we have a large database of local buyers who may be interested in your home.

    Property Portals - We advertise on the largest and most successful property portals in the UK, Rightmove, Zoopla and PrimeLocation. Each have their own loyal following and audience, so we'll never cut costs by leaving them out and ultimately risking the sale of your home.

    wellingtonwise.co.uk - launched in 2015 and with a major update in 2018, our website receives a large volume of traffic from buyers and seller alike. We've partnered with some of the best SEO providers and Google Partners in the industry to ensure our website and your home is seen by more people.

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    Negotiating the best possible price.

    Having advertised your home to as wide an audience as possible, we've now received some offers and need to negotiate on your behalf to achieve the very best price possible.

    Negotiating the best possible price for your home is clearly an extremely important responsibility and one that could mean the difference of £000's. There are a few things that can impact how much we achieve for your home.

    The first step to maximising the best price of your home is with a high quality and comprehensive marketing approach as we've already discussed above. The more interest generated on your home, the higher initial and subsequent offers will be.

    Ultimately the negotiation is down to the person acting on your behalf, all our negotiators are trained and experienced. The only way to truly know if they are the right person to represent you is to have a chat with them.

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    How to achieve a swift and successful sale.

    Having successfully marketed your home and agreed on a fantastic sale price, we now need to guide the sale through to its completion. WellingtonWise work on a no sale no fee basis, so we only get paid when you do.

    Sales progression, like offer negotiation, comes down to the people who are working for you. An experience sales progressor can guide your sale through swiftly, with little stress and prevent the sale falling through. Often skipped over by Estate Agents in favour of discussing the marketing, sales progression is long, labour-intensive process where we really 'add value'.

    Communication is the name of the game here, which is why WellingtonWise has a dedicated team of sales progressors to guide your sale through to a swift and successful conclusion. We base our sales progression team off the shop floor. They aren't involved in the marketing and selling of homes so can always dedicate their time to progressing your sale and keeping you informed.

    Unsurprisingly you'll find most estate agents will say they do a great job at sales progression, so we prefer to let our clients do the talking. In 2017, we received 279 reviews from both sellers and buyers rating our service 4.8 out of 5. In February 2018 we were awarded the Feefo Gold Service Award, reflecting the effort our team applies to deliver the very best experience. All our reviews are available on our website, Feefo.com or alternatively, a selection can be found on the 'Testimonial' tab on our Rightmove Microsite page.

    About Feefo

    Feefo is a global review and customer analytics solution to boost business & build trust. Feefo collects reliable customer feedback to deliver up to date insights so businesses and consumers can make better decisions. Feefo does this on behalf of 4,000 companies, providing reviews and customer analytics for more than 5,000 websites. Clients include Expedia, AXA, Next, The White Company, Moss Bros & Notonthehighstreet.com.

    For more information please visit: www.feefo.com

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Looking to buy in or around Royston?
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    We understand the importance of finding the perfect home and that in today's fast moving market, it can seem daunting starting your property search.

    With properties selling so quickly we thoroughly recommend that you register with the Royston office. One of our team will get to know the type of property you are interested in so that we only contact you when we feel we have something of interest.

    If you have specific streets in certain towns or villages that you really desire to live in, let us know. We'll proactively target those specific areas with our tried and tested canvassing techniques to try and find your ideal next home.

    Our team of professionals are not only there to help you find your ideal home but also provide guidance and advice, whether it be the legal process, local area information or more details about a property.

    Our customer service is second to none, just check out our testimonials!

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Additional services from your local experts
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    Our WellingtonWise offices focus on property sales but we also have a strong lettings business branded 'The Lettings Agency'. If you are a potential landlord or tenant and we can be of any assistance then don't hesitate to contact us and find out more.

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    Fine & Country
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    Our Hitchin & Ware offices also house our Fine & Country division, part of a 225 strong office network in the UK which includes a flagship office on Park Lane in London, specifically dealing with unique and high value homes.

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    EPC

    It is now a legal requirement that any property offered for sale has an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate), with the exception of listed properties. WellingtonWise are happy to organise an EPC for you to avoid any delay in marketing your property. Once complete, your EPC will be valid for 10 years.

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    Mortgages & Legal

    Excited about your first house purchase and don't know where to start? Then mortgage and conveyancing advice is one of the first things you'll need. WellingtonWise are here to help, whether you're a first time buyer or looking for that next move and need to check your mortgage capabilities and moving costs. All of our offices have local mortgage partners and conveyancing solicitors who we work with, all of whom we have used and experienced to ensure that our high level of service is reflected.

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Meet your local property experts in Royston
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    Established in 2012, the Royston office is in the Hertfordshire hometown of Managing Director Neil Wise. With Neil's local knowledge and contacts, the Royston office quickly gained market share and became the leading Estate Agent in town.

    Thanks to its rail and road links Royston is another town on the up. Only a short drive from Cambridge, commuters can also get to London Kings Cross in under 40 minutes via direct trains from Royston station.

    Royston town has a rapidly improving high street and is definitely an area worth investing in. As well as the town itself, the WellingtonWise office covers some stunning villages including Barrington, Melbourn, Fowlmere, Meldreth, Shepreth, Litlington, Bassingbourn, Barley and Chishill to name a few.

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    NEIL WISE - Managing Director
    Founder, Owner & Managing Director. Having established WellingtonWise in 2005, Neil is active in all of the company's offices and supported by these key people and their teams. Neil's determination to be the best Estate Agent resonates through his carefully selected team.
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    TOM HOOKHAM - Director
    Tom joined the WellingtonWise group at the beginning of 2016 with the aim of strengthening the company's already distinguished brand. Toms role includes managing the business operations of our offices, along with our award winning marketing.
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    SHANE STRATFORD - Partner
    Living in Guilden Morden most of his life and having attended Bassingbourn school, Shane has a huge knowledge of Royston and its surrounding villages. Shane's career as an Estate Agent started in Cambridge. Working for both corporate and independent Estate Agents, Shane has used this experience to ensure our Royston branch offers the best service available. A keen footballer, Shane has played for local village teams over the years and also enjoys dining out in restaurants around Royston.
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    ADAM BARNES - Assistant Branch Manager
    Moving to Hertfordshire 4 years ago with his family, Adam joins WellingtonWise with 16 years of estate agency experience. A highly knowledgeable agent, if you have any questions or concerns about moving Adam is the ideal person to guide you through your move. Adam has a passion for sport, in particular football and golf.
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    MITCHELL HARNESS
    Living in Royston for 14 years and attending Primary, secondary and upper schools in the area Mitchell has developed an excellent knowledge of Royston and its surrounding areas. After leaving Sixth Form in 2015 Mitchell started his career in estate agency, completing a level 2 property sales qualification and progressing to sales negotiator. Mitchell has a keen interest in sport, playing football for a local team every week. A very motivated individual, Mitchell strives to make the process of selling your property as straightforward and as stress free as possible.
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    TOM GOWLER - Personal Sales Progressor
    Joining us at the beginning of 2017, Tom has made a real impact on our clients. An extremely hard-working individual who's passionate about customer service, Tom has a wide skill set which has enabled him to move from sales negotiation to his current position as a personal sales progressor. Coming from a background in the police force, Tom is an extremely reliable and dependable who you definitely want progressing your sale.
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    GLENN SPARKES - Professional Photographer
    Glenn is our photographic genius, snapping homes all over Royston, St Ives and Hitchin for WellingtonWise. As photos play such an important role in selling a home we wanted to have a professional photographer available to all of our clients. Speak to the Royston team today to arrange a photo shoot at your home.
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    What our clients have to say about us!
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      We're very fortunate to receive hundreds of positive reviews every year from happy clients, giving us an average feedback score of 4.8 out of 5 stars for service.

      In February 2018, WellingtonWise won the Feefo Gold Service award. Created by Feefo, Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews. Only those that meet the high standard, based on the number of reviews they have collected, and their average rating, are awarded. A badge of honour, this accreditation remains unique, as it is based purely on the interactions with verified customers. As all reviews are verified as genuine, the accreditation is a true reflection of a business' commitment to outstanding service.

      Below is a small sample of our previous clients experience selling or buying through WellingtonWise.

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      patient & fantastic at chasing up/updating me
      I highly recommend Wellington Wise. Heres why, from when I first made contact with them in August 2015 they have been fantastic. This is coming from someone who has high standards for customer service : ) It was a long process from start to finish (7 months) through no fault of WW, we had a unusual house with a very small garden for the size of the house. This plus a buyer who pulled out at the last minute. They therefore sold our house twice. They had a very anxious/persistent me on the phone or email everyday for the last couple of months due to being heavily pregnant. They were so very patient and fantastic at chasing up/updating me. Never once did they show that they had lost money on our sale 'as I am sure they did' with the amount of time spent from start to finish. You will do well to choose WW as your agents. Thank you all the team but especially Shane, Amber & Andy.
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      They were the only agents that did anything
      We had tried to sell our property with about 6 different agents over the course of 4 years, putting it on and taking it off the market when it failed to reach a sensible price. We finally put it in the hands of WW and sold it. They were the only agents that did anything other than say drop the price. WW ran large newspaper ad,s took new pictures and phoned prospective buyers. They also kept us personally informed on a weekly basis.I firmly believe that if we had gone to them when we fist put it on the market we would have sold it years ago.
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      high degree of professionalism
      We have recently sold our house through Wellington Wise and have been very impressed by the service that we received. Shane Stratford handled all the viewings and negotiated the sale with a high degree of professionalism. The support that we received during the sale process, from both Shane Stratford and Amber Holt, exceeded our expectations. I would not hesitate to recommend Wellington Wise for the sale of a residential property.
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      wonderful, professional, personal service
      Can't say enough good things about WellingtonWise, who both sold our old house and found our new one. They have a comprehensive understanding of the local market and take the time to listen to and understand their client's needs. A wonderful, professional, personal service that removes the unnecessary stress. Wouldn't use anyone else to sell our house (though they found us such a perfect house, that's not a service we'll be looking for any time soon!)
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      I wouldn't hesitate about choosing Wellington Wise
      I would heartily recommend Wellington Wise, Royston Office. From the initial meeting we knew we were dealing with a really professional outfit who would help to take as much stress as possible out of house buying and selling. Shane Stratford, manager at the Royston Office and our key contact, advised we market our house as an Open House event and this worked exceptionally well; with the interest Shane and his staff attracted to our house we had multiple people viewing on the Open Day with 2 couples ending up bidding for our house. We actually sold 2 days later with the buyers paying slightly more than we had put the house on the market for. Shane's initial market valuation proved to be spot on. Regarding our purchase, our requirements were very specific regarding location and Shane and his team leafleted our target roads on several occasions which resulted in some leads. The timespan between our sale and our purchase ended up being 6 months during which time Shane did a great job keeping our Buyers informed of progress at all times which meant we kept our original Buyers throughout. As the sale and purchase proceeded to Exchange and on towards Completion, Shane and Amber Holt both did a fabulous job chasing Solicitors to help keep all parties involved up to speed with progress, chasing paperwork when necessary. If I move again, I wouldn't hesitate about choosing Wellington Wise- they are real professionals!
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      Amber is an absolute star
      Amber is an absolute star. She succeeded where others would not in enabling this extremely complex and difficult sale to proceed to a satisfactory conclusion...
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      We could not ask for a better service
      We could not ask for a better service. We were helped out in every way possible even outside of what was considered their duty. Highly recommended!
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      honest, helpful, friendly and efficient
      We found all the staff to be honest, helpful, friendly and efficient. They put up with us asking what were probably very silly questions!
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      excellent service on our sale
      Amber provided us with an excellent service on our sale. She was very professional and always had time to answer queries. Certainly a credit to the agency....
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      Always helpful and the communication was great
      Fantastic agents! Always helpful and the communication was great. Replies to queries were always answered quickly. We particularly liked that they have a dedicated team to do the chasing once the chain was in place. We were given updates at least once a week. It's a shame there are no branches in the area we currently live in, otherwise we would definitely use them again. Thank you to Shane and Amber in particular.
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      the process ran smoothly due to Amber's updates
      We chose Wellington Wise from recommendations along with the professionalism and rates given during our first meetings with Shane. We sold and purchased through WW and found the process ran smoothly due to Amber's updates and liaison with the chain and solicitors and her determination to get it all complete by our agreed timelines.

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      I felt I could trust Andy
      Andy was the vendors estate agent when we purchased a house last month. Throughout the entire process he kept me in the loop and communicated with me on a level at all points. I always felt that he was being honest and truthful with me and I felt I could trust Andy. Even when the vendor became difficult he was able to assist and keep me firmly in the loop of delays. Would highly recommend Andy.
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      communication with us has been excellent
      I would definitely recommend WellingtonWise. Andy has been extremly helpful during our recent purchase; his communication with us has been excellent which has reassured us throughout the process. Nothing was too much trouble and we can't thank him enough for his support.
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      I cannot recommend this agent strongly enough!
       I cannot recommend this agent strongly enough! They have great local knowledge and are incredibly supportive and helpful; they really do help to take the stress out of a potentially difficult process. Wellington Wise both sold our old house and found our new one. They take the time to listen to and understand their clients' needs and provide a wonderful, professional, personal service!
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      easy to talk to and reliable in their information
      Having dealt with a number of local agents in the past, we were particularly impressed with the great service at Wellington Wise. Our agent Mr Stratford was conscientious to our search and held his position with the upmost Professionalism. We were kept abreast of developments in our sale/purchase regularly and we found the staff easy to talk to and reliable in their information. I would whole heartedly recommend the use of this agent.
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      first estate agent I recommended to my best friend
      The process of a buying a house is never an easy one to endure. However, the staff at Wellington Wise couldn't have been more helpful and accommodating. Whether at negotiation stage or awaiting completion, we were always kept informed and notified of any developments. Their expertise was always reassuring and they were the first estate agent I recommended to my best friend who is currently looking to purchase a new home.
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      doing their best to keep us informed
      Wellington Wise were efficient throughout the buying process from viewing to completion, dealing promptly with our offer and doing their best to keep us informed as the legal process ticked along. There was a minor mix up with the solicitors being sent incorrect property particulars, but we were able to get this resolved before it caused any delays.
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      went above and beyond the call of duty
      I found Wellington Wise to be very professional when dealing with our recent purchase. Andy Bassett was particularly helpful and went above and beyond the call of duty in order to help smooth along the process. I would highly recommend Wellington Wise.
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