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    AP Morgan aim to deliver a high quality professional service, your satisfaction is paramount. Here at AP Morgan we understand the stress involved when moving home, that's why we tailor make our services that are bespoke and specifically based around your needs and requirements. Based in arguably the largest branch office in Bromsgrove, our experienced, fully trained and friendly team will work for you to get you the best possible price in the shortest possible time.
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Sellers Guide
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    Accurate valuation

    As a seller, your main objective should be to sell your property at the best possible price in the shortest possible time. Our expert property valuers carry out hundreds of valuations every month, providing us close and unmatched knowledge of property values in your area.

    This is why, we endeavour to achieve around 2-3% higher price on average across all our clients' properties, in comparison to the average price achieved by other agents in our local areas.

    You can instantly find out how much your property is worth, by using our quick and simple Instant Online Valuation tool.

    Alternatively, please call our offices or complete the property valuation request form to arrange a Free No Obligation property valuation.

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    Choosing an Estate Agent

    When choosing an estate agent, you must consider their high street presence, whether they will be available to carry out accompanied viewings, when they will be able to conduct viewings and what kind of marketing your property will receive. These are critical to obtaining the maximum exposure and price for your property.

    You must also check if your agent will arrange legally-required Energy Performance Certificate on your behalf or if you need to arrange this yourself? AP Morgan can arrange this for you through team of in-house domestic energy assessors. You must have commissioned an EPC before your property can be marketed.

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    Instructing a Solicitor

    The effective sale of your property can be highly dependent on the instruction of an efficient and experienced solicitor. It is best if you carry out some research and choose a solicitor before you put your property on the market as this will help to avoid delays.

    We work with some of the best local and national solicitors and we can therefore offer recommendations if required.

    You can also benefit from using our quick and easy Instant Online Conveyancing Quotation system to get a Free No Obligation quote of solicitor's fee for selling and/or buying a property, from a highly respected conveyancing firm who we normally work with.

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    Presenting Your Property

    Remember, first impression counts. So, presentation of your property can be critical in achieving a successful sale.

    You should consider dealing with any DIY jobs you have been thinking to get done, may be add a fresh coat of paint where needed and try to declutter as much as possible to make the rooms appear larger.

    AP Morgan's team of dedicated professional 'Photographers' will then take high quality photographs, produce interactive floor plans and write property descriptions, all in just one visit.

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    Marketing Your Property
    In order to find the perfect buyer for your property, you need to give your property maximum exposure across a wide range of media including 24/7 high street digital screens, all major internet property portals, social media and local newspaper.

    When you instruct AP Morgan to sell your property you will automatically benefit from our unrivalled, all-inclusive marketing package which includes all of the above as well as exposure on our cutting-edge interactive website, full colour property brochure with floor plan, our distinctive AP Morgan 'For Sale' board, automatic regular email and SMS alerts and much more.

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    Accompanied Viewings
    Accompanied viewings mean that we can use our expertise to help sell your property. Part of our marketing strategy is to focus on maximising viewing opportunities for your property. Majority of the offers are obtained when we accompany the potential buyers at your property which we can also do after work and at weekends. We will always contact you first to arrange a convenient time for viewing to take place.
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    Receiving an Offer

    When an offer is received we will immediately inform you both verbally and in writing.

    Any special conditions of the offer will also be stated in writing and we will 'financially qualify' the buyer(s) i.e. we will check their financial ability to proceed with the purchase of your property before you decide whether to accept the offer.

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    Sale Agreed

    Once you accept an offer we will ask you to confirm your solicitor's details, write to all parties to confirm the agreed price as well as preparing a memorandum of sale which we will send to all parties including both solicitors. At this point, AP Morgan SOLD (subject to contract) board will also be erected at your property (if applicable).

    Your solicitor will then send out a draft contract to the buyer's solicitor who will then carry out preliminary enquiries. At this stage you will also be able to agree on dates for the survey on your property, exchange of contracts and proposed date for completion.

    Our dedicated in-house 'After-Sales' team will advise you and negotiate on your behalf throughout this process, keeping you informed every step of the way.

    There are no legal obligations until both parties have signed the contracts.

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    Exchange of Contracts

    Exchange of contracts takes place once the following have been confirmed and agreed:

    • Initial enquiries following receipt of the draft contract
    • Evidence of a good title
    • Specific matters highlighted in the Lease, if relevant
    • Local search enquiries
    • Fixtures and fittings to be included in the sale
    • Any special conditions of the sale
    • The buyer's mortgage offer

    Once the contract has been signed by both the seller and the buyer, the deposit (typically 10% of the purchase price) will be telegraphically transferred or paid in the form of a banker's draft by the buyer's solicitor to seller's solicitor. The completion date is then set by mutual agreement.

    At this point, the deal becomes legally binding and there are massive financial penalties if any party is unable to complete the transaction.

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    Completion

    Completion takes place when the outstanding monies (typically 90% of the purchase price) are transferred from the buyer's solicitor' account to your solicitor's account.

    Your solicitor will inform you once the money has cleared in your account and then they will notify us and give us permission to release the property keys to the buyer.

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    Congratulations, your property is now sold!
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Buyers Guide
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    Get Started
    When buying a property, the first step is to determine your budget and to find out how much money you can borrow. We can help you with this by arranging a FREE consultation with one of our fully qualified independent Financial Advisors, who will be able to confirm to you the amount which you can afford to spend on a property and what the monthly mortgage payments will be. Our advisors will also provide you with an AIP i.e. 'Agreement in Principle' certificate. You will need this as proof that you can obtain a Mortgage to show other estate agents before they will accept an offer from you.
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    Book Viewings

    Once you know how much you can borrow and you've acquired your AIP i.e. mortgage agreement in principle, you can then start to view properties. You can benefit by registering your requirements criteria with us i.e. your maximum budget, which areas you would like to live in, how many bedrooms you need and which type of property you want etc. Once you register with us, our ingenious system and friendly property consultants will keep you updated via email and phone, with our latest properties that may interest you.

    You can ask us to arrange viewings for you on as many properties as you need to see until you feel happy enough to make an offer.

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    Need to sell a property first?

    If your purchase of a property depends upon the sale of your currently owned property, then now is the time to put your property on the market. If you would like to get an idea of the current value of your property, you can benefit by using our Instant Online Valuation tool which allows you to instantly see how much your current property might be worth today.

    If you are already on the market and need to change your estate agent for a fresh approach or if you are considering selling your property in the near future and would like to discuss the service we can offer you, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please contact us now to arrange a free no obligation property valuation.

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    Make Offer(s)
    Once you have found a suitable property, you will then need to make an offer. You will have to put your offer forward to the selling agent who will liaise with you and the sellers to agree a sale (subject to contract).
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    Agree a Sale
    Once the sellers have accepted your offer, we will confirm this in writing to you, take the property off the market and mark it as Sold (subject to contract). We will typically at this stage stop arranging any further viewings on the property.
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    Choose a Solicitor
    Once a sale has been agreed, you will then need a solicitor who will take care of the related legal matters and sales progression. We can help you find good local and national solicitors who we usually work with on regular basis. You can rest assured that you'll be in safe hands with a competitively priced and efficient service as we only recommend like-minded and forward thinking solicitors.
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    Apply For Mortgage

    Once you have agreed a sale on your dream property and chosen a solicitor, it is vital that we apply for your mortgage as quickly as we can to avoid any needless delays. Our in-house independent advisors will search the Whole of Market to help you find the right mortgage product for you. The mortgage application process only takes around an hour and you will require to bring the following proofs with you to enable our financial advisor to submit the application on your behalf;

    1. A valid photographic ID & proof of address
    2. Last three months' pay slips (if employed) or last two years accounts (if self-employed)
    3. Proof of deposit (e.g. bank statements)
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    Wait for Mortgage Valuation Survey
    Once the initial mortgage application has been submitted by our financial advisors and also accepted by the mortgage company, the lenders will then instruct a Mortgage Valuation Survey to be carried out at the property in order to ensure that the agreed sale price is the correct value of the property and that the building is in a good condition. Your lenders' instructed Survey Company will contact us to arrange the access to the property, and if all is satisfactory, you can expect your 'Mortgage Offer' to follow in a few days.
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    We Will Keep You Updated
    At AP Morgan we have our own in-house AfterSales Team, who will keep you updated with every step of the way. They will liaise with all the relevant parties involved in the transaction and work towards an anticipated target 'Completion Date' which is agreed mutually by the sellers and buyers and facilitated by the solicitors.
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    Mortgage Offer
    Once your chosen lender is happy with the outcome of the Valuation Survey, the official mortgage offer will then be sent out to you and to your solicitor.
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    Sign the Contracts
    Once the solicitors have prepared and received all the necessary paperwork and other relevant information, they will then send out the contract to both sellers and purchasers who will need to sign the contract in readiness for the exchange of contracts.
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    Exchange Contracts
    Once all the parties involved in the 'chain' have signed the contracts and all solicitors have received/prepared everything they require, they will then arrange a formal exchange of contracts. Everyone involved will then agree on an actual 'Completion Date' and the solicitors will then be in a position to exchange contracts, which in simple terms means that the deal becomes legally binding and there are massive financial penalties if any party is then unable to complete the transaction.
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    Collect Keys on Completion
    You can expect to get to this stage typically 8-12 weeks after you had agreed the sale. This is the big day when all parties involved in the chain actually move into their new homes. On this day your solicitors will transfer your funds into the bank account of the seller's solicitor. Once the funds have been cleared into the sellers account (usually around lunch time), the seller's solicitor will then call us to confirm to release the property keys to you. You will usually need to collect the keys from your local AP Morgan branch office and sign for them. That's it, all done and dusted.

    Your dream home is now actually yours...
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Meet The Team
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    Chris Griffiths - Branch Manager
    Having previously been at Countrywide, I joined AP Morgan and was tasked with setting up the then new Bromsgrove branch. Therefore, I have been at the Bromsgrove branch from the beginning, it gives me immense pleasure and pride to see how far the branch has progressed to where we are today. It is a genuine honour to be part of such a committed team who have gone on to win numerous national and regional awards. In my past life I was a national level show jumper but nowadays I stick to football and golf. I would like to say I am unarguably the best striker in the company.
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    Matt Rogers - Property Consultant
    I've been in a sales or customer service environment for my entire working life and thrive on helping people move into their dream home. I'm known for my confident, outgoing personality and my work ethic. I am a very competitive person and thrive on making sure our clients get an honest and market leading service. I love to talk and get to know people so my role suits me down to the ground. I'm a huge sports fan and avid golfer with a handicap of three (much to the annoyance of my AP Morgan colleagues), my efforts on the football pitch are less noteworthy.
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    Ella Knight - Property Consultant
    Working in the property industry is the opposite end of the scale to what I am used to, as I was previously a pre-professional ballerina and I was very much in my own bubble. Now there is never a dull day, always meeting new people and getting the opportunity to help find clients their forever or perfect home. It is extremely rewarding in that aspect and as I'm enjoying what I do day in and day out it means work doesn't feel like I am doing work. I feel I'm suited to my role as I have a bubbly personality. In my spare time I love socialising with my friends and travelling when I can.
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    John Woodward - Property Consultant
    I have lived in the local area my entire life and my family has lived in Bromsgrove for generations. I am a member of the sales team in the Bromsgrove branch. After a career in retail I joined AP Morgan as I was looking to join a market leading team where I could help people find their dream home. I like to think I'm easy to approach and deal with for both buyers and sellers. My passion to help and my organised nature mean clients can expect 100% when dealing with me. I particularly enjoy the fact in my role no two days are the same and time really does fly in a busy office. Outside of work, most of my free time is taken up by boxing training, however on occasion I do take part in a bit of five-a-side football with my colleagues!
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    Britt Elvins - After Sales Consultant
    I started off my estate agency career when I was only 16 years of age and during the years working within the industry, I have developed a great desire for finding people their perfect property and progressing the sale to the point of completion. As a member of a successful and determined team, I find my job considerably rewarding and enjoy presenting clients with the range of services in which we have to offer to benefit and assist them towards the next step of their lives. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my loved ones and travelling. I have been lucky enough to have spent some time living abroad.
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    Raisa Zulfiqar - Mortgage and Protection Advisor
    I thoroughly enjoy my job as an Independent Mortgage and Protection advisor working for Morgan Financial Solutions ltd. I offer whole of market financial advice to new and existing clients.My job involves assisting clients with their mortgage needs, be that first-time buyers or investors with an extensive portfolio. As part of my service I cover life assurances. Protecting my clients in any eventuality, alongside offering my clients general insurances and assistance with any other related financial matters. my role is incredibly satisfying; I take great joy in helping my clients secure a strong financial future. A Worcestershire resident born and bred, I have spent many years working in the property industry and have built up a thorough knowledge of the local market. It's always lovely meeting clients and their families and as an independent advisor it is a lot more personal than simply securing a good rate! As a busy working mom my spare time is spent with my 2 young boys, playing football or enjoying trips to the park.
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    Kerry Parkes - Photographer
    Living in Bromsgrove puts me in the centre of the branch operations being able to support the office staff by visiting the new clients and getting their house marketed. I carry out the measuring up, floor plan creation, photography, and writing your house description for the printed literature and internet. And if you need an Energy Certificate (EPC), I can do that during my visit as well, saving you a lot of time and effort.Having spent many years in the corporate environment working across Europe, I am finally able to work close to home and be closer to my growing family. It is good to know that my experience and knowledge is being put to good use. It is a pleasure to work with AP Morgan as I know their standards are very high and are totally customer focussed.
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    Customer Testimonials

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Recommend the service without reservation.
      "Very personable team. Regularly contacted with updated viewings and responses. The sale fell through two times due to the third party and another buyer was identified almost immediately. I am very satisfied and recommend the service without reservation."
      - John R
    • Seller Testimonial

      The sales team at AP Morgan have been fantastic
      "The sales team at AP Morgan have been fantastic and dealt with the sale of my house quicker than I could have ever expected. Britt in the Aftersales also did an amazing job at pushing the transaction through in a timely and efficient manner. Thank you to the team for making this such a speedy process and allowing me to move forward."
      - Saima Z
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      I would highly recommend AP Morgan.
      "I would highly recommend AP Morgan. They offer a very professional service. I experienced a particularly exceptional service from a lady named Britt. She was very organised and communicated well, even delivering bad news in an empathic manner. Highly recommend"
      - Cheryl E
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      Will be using AP Morgan for many more transactions
      "After buying and selling properties for years, I must say I have never dealt with an estate agent as proactive as AP Morgan. Chris was very professional from the onset and managed to achieve me the best possible price for my house. Britt in after-sales was also excellent providing weekly updates and getting the job done as quickly as legally possible. I will be using AP Morgan for many more transactions to come."
      - Siana B
    • Seller Testimonial

      AP Morgan are a highly professional team
      "AP Morgan are a highly professional team who work well from start to finish to ensure a smooth transaction. They are both easy to work with and I thank them for ensuring the move went smoothly. Special thanks to Britt who was instrumental in a great service."
      - Harry N
    • Seller Testimonial

      The best estate agents I have ever dealt with.
      "Without a doubt the best estate agents I have ever dealt with. Very professional company. Britt made everything so easy, no questions she couldn't answer, always made time for us. Will 100% use again in future."
      - Kirstie D
    • Seller Testimonial

      We cannot recommend AP Morgan highly enough
      "Having lived at our property for a very long time, we were not overly familiar with estate agents and a little out of touch with the selling and buying procedure. We arranged for Chris to come and see us, and his confidence and enthusiasm left us very impressed. Our house was marketed very quickly and sold within 24 hours with absolutely no problems. Chris arranged all the viewings, and made us feel that our house was the only one he was looking after - very dedicated.Following the sale, I was kept up to date weekly, with a very regular and consistent time slot by Britt, who was both friendly and very efficient. The selling process is quite stressful and lengthy, and Britt's calls were reassuring and factual.As with most chains, the matters became protracted at times, but throughout the entire process, we were updated and helped. At the final stages, Raisa became involved as Britt was on leave, and she ensured that the final hurdles were sorted and was a huge calming influence. We cannot recommend A P Morgan highly enough - a very dedicated friendly team who are incredibly efficient at selling houses and put their customers first. Huge thanks!"
      - Rob B
    • Seller Testimonial

      Would highly recommend.
      "Excellent service and well-priced with respect of other local agents. Would highly recommend. Lovely team, very polite and helpful!"
      - Charlotte R
    • Seller Testimonial

      We would highly recommend AP Morgan
      "We were really pleased with our experience with AP Morgan. It was the first time that we'd sold a house so we didn't really know what we were doing but Chris got our house on the market really quickly with no fuss. He was confident that we'd get offers over the asking price, and within a week we'd had 3 offers over the asking price. Chris was great, and kept us informed of any developments. Once we'd accepted an offer, everything was handled by Brit, who did an amazing job of keeping the process moving, chasing solicitors and generally smoothing everything over. Although our transaction was, in principle, quite straight forward, several little hiccups did occur along the way and Brit made sure that everything was resolved quickly and without difficulty. We would highly recommend AP Morgan - ultimately they sold our house quickly for a good price, and made the whole process easy for us. Before selling a house I'd wondered what estate agents actually do to earn their fee, but I think it's fair to say that we finished the process thinking that we had got excellent value for money."
      - Greg Moorlock
    • Seller Testimonial

      We would highly recommend and use again
      "Great overall service from AP Morgan Bromsgrove. From start to finish communication was their priority and always keep us in the loop for the sale of our home! Special mention to Britt for her efforts. Their fees are higher than other local agents but "You get the service you pay for"- We would highly recommend and use again if the time ever permits."
      - Keiran C
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