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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. Working from our Northfield office 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 online 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 a 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 direct marketing, major internet property portals, and social media.

    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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    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 Whole of Market Mortgage 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 Mortgage 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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    Damien Parker - Branch Manager
    What is an interesting fact about yourself? I have an almost photographic memory... I think...
    What is your favourite food? Lasagne.
    What is your favourite drink? Whisky.
    Do you have any pets? No.
    Where is your favourite holiday destination? Las Vegas.
    What is your dream property? A modern three-storey property on the beach.
    What is your favourite film? Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
    What is your favourite quote? "By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail."
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    Nicole Marsh (MNAEA) - Valuer
    What is an interesting fact about yourself? In my free time, I read and listen to true crime 24/7.
    What is your favourite food? Anything Indian.
    What is your favourite drink? My favourite drink is red wine!
    Do you have any pets? No, but I would love to get a cat and a dog.
    Where is your favourite holiday destination? Florida, been there twice in two years and want to make it a yearly tradition.
    What is your dream property? Something in the middle of nowhere surrounded by lots of greenery.
    What is your favourite film? Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.
    What is your favourite quote? "It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get up."
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    Manny Singh - Property Sales Consultant
    What is an interesting fact about yourself? I have played a role in a Punjabi film - playing Dhol with my Bhangra Team.
    What is your favourite food? A roast chicken dinner with yorkshire puddings and gravy.
    What is your favourite drink? KA fruit punch.
    Do you have any pets? I don't have any pets currently but I did have 4 dogs.
    Where is your favourite holiday destination? Gran Canaria.
    What is your dream property? A double fronted georgian house with large garden.
    What is your favourite film? The Lord of the Rings.
    What is your favourite quote? "It is what it is."
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    Erin O'Brien - Property Sales Consultant
    What is an interesting fact about yourself? I've had trials for the England netball team.
    What is your favourite food? Sunday dinner with chicken.
    What is your favourite drink? Pepsi Max Cherry.
    Do you have any pets? I have a dog called Lola.
    Where is your favourite holiday destination? Turkey.
    What is your dream property? A four bedroom house in a cute little village close to family.
    What is your favourite film? Divergent.
    What is your favourite quote? "It's cool to be kind."
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    Dylan Kinsella - Photographer
    What is an interesting fact about yourself? I was once nearly eaten alive by lions.
    What is your favourite food? Chips and curry sauce.
    What is your favourite drink? Freshly ground artisan coffee.
    Do you have any pets? I have two tortoises called Hercules and Apollo.
    Where is your favourite holiday destination? New York City.
    What is your dream property? I'd love to retire to a farmhouse in Tuscany.
    What is your favourite film? Blade Runner.
    What is your favourite quote? "The most important step a person can take is always the next one."
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