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    Our reputation and success are based on matching and exceeding our clients' expectations.  As a boutique estate agency, we offer a truly bespoke service to both seller and buyer. With an experienced team, we offer an exceptional service to our clients, combining traditional values with modern technology. We cover all of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, the Welsh Marches and surrounding counties, specialising in residential, agricultural and development sales.

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Why choose us?
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    We guarantee you, the customer, exceptional service combined with the latest technology to market your property and achieve the best sale price.

    Our wealth of knowledge of property prices in Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire and The Welsh Marches ensures you will quickly receive an accurate market appraisal. This is step one to achieving the best possible price for your property in the current market. The market appraisal is backed up by comparable properties.

    Customers trust us to deliver the best advice in a straight forward and professional manner. This is endorsed by the high level of repeat business we achieve.

    The combined knowledge of the Balfours staff means we are able to advise on all property issues in any given situation, from valuation and marketing, and planning to renewable energy. Balfours can offer advice in other areas as well as property sales such as building work, planning and surveys.

    We deal with people as well as property. We will listen to your needs, give you honest advice, and keep you informed and up-to-date with every stage of the selling process. Please call us for a free market appraisal on 01743 353511.
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Why buy through us?
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    We guarantee you, the purchaser, exceptional service. Our passion for property and commitment to 'go the extra mile' will make your purchase the best experience possible.

    Once a sale offer is accepted, we will drive the legal process to exchange as swiftly as possible with completion dates to be mutually agreed by both parties.

    The combined knowledge of the Balfours staff means we are able to advise on all property issues in any given situation, from valuation and marketing, and planning to renewable energy. Balfours can offer advice in other areas as well as property sales such as building work, planning and surveys etc.

    We deal with people as well as property. We will listen to your needs, give you honest advice, and keep you informed and up-to-date with every stage of the buying process. Please call us to register on 01743 353511.
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    The combined knowledge of the Balfours staff means we are able to advise on all property issues in any given situation, from valuation and marketing, and planning to renewable energy. Balfours can offer advice in other areas as well as property sales such as building work, planning and surveys.
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    Estate Management
    Balfours is the region's largest firm of rural property managers involved in the day to day management of in hand and let properties, diversification projects and green energy installations, as well as ownership and inheritance issues.
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    Residential Lettings and Management
    We are involved in the management of over 2,500 residential properties. Each year we will be involved in the letting of over 500 properties.
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    Planning and Development
    Achieving appropriate planning consent, without onerous conditions, is the key to releasing property value. Balfours knows how the system works, the course of action to follow and how to negotiate the best deal for our clients.
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    Building Design and Project Management
    Involved in projects from £10k to £20m, our experience covers residential refurbishments, extensions and rebuilds, as well as agricultural and industrial constructions.
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    Farm Business Development and Diversification
    Advise farmers how to assess, adapt, grow and diversify their business. We have been heavily involved in developing environmental stewardship schemes for clients with over 200 agreements currently in place.
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    Valuation and Insurance
    Every year we carry out valuations totalling over £350m for all types and sizes of property, for a wide variety of purposes including financing.
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    Commercial
    Balfours manage a range of commercial properties and telecommunication sites. We also undertake valuations on all types of commercial property and do so for major lending institutions.
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    Equestrian
    Providing equestrian property related advice for commercial and leisure purposes. We design, develop, build and manage equestrian ventures using our equine property specialist.
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    Environment and Renewables
    Advising on renewable energy options and installations, along with sourcing ecological assessments and energy performance certificates.
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Meet the Team
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    With an experienced team, we offer a bespoke service to our clients, combining traditional values with modern technology. We cover all of Shropshire, Staffordshire, Herefordshire, the Welsh Marches and surrounding counties, specialising in residential, agricultural and development sales.
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    Alistair Hilton, Head of Sales
    Alistair Hilton now heads the Balfours Sales Team after his recent promotion from Town Sales Manager. Alistair's wife is from Shrewsbury and after 10 years' experience in London they decided to make this beautiful and historic town their home.
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    Scott Kemsley, Country House Sales
    Scott Kemsley grew up in Ludlow. He worked for over two decades in the global property market including Latin America, Africa and Europe. A very keen sportsman with an emphasis on Cricket and Rugby. He is passionate about Shropshire and what Shropshire has to offer. Scott's focus and experience is helping buyers find their Shropshire dream home.
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    Duncan Scobie, Country House Sales
    Bringing a wealth of experience gained over a 20 year period within the Shropshire property market, Duncan's efforts have earned him silver in the coveted Sunday Times 'Estate Agency of the Year' awards. With boundless energy and passion for property coupled with the desire to help everyone he comes into contact with.
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    Charlie Giffard, Rural Property Sales Consultant
    After 11 years working in high end property sales in London, Charlie has returned home to his family roots in Staffordshire, where he went to school and his family have lived since 1178. A country man, Charlie is passionate about everything Staffordshire and Shropshire and can be found following all sporting activities including golf and horse racing, or at home with his wife and two boys.
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    Abigail Barker, Property Sales Office Manager
    Abigail has a background in banking and property and is currently studying for her NAEA Propertymark membership. With responsibility for managing the administration team and the Property Sales Office, Abigail also takes care of events and marketing.
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    Rebecca Morley, Property Sales Administrator
    Born in Edinburgh, brought up in London, Rebecca came to Balfours from a London property company. Rebecca enjoys working in property and is passionate about historical homes and buildings.
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    Katie Richardson, Property Sales Administrator
    Katie has recently returned from travelling and working in the USA and Canada over the past two years, and has now returned to the UK to reside with her husband in Shrewsbury. Originally from the Midlands, Katie has a four year background in Residential Property Lettings in Birmingham city centre.
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    What our clients say about us...

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      Balfours really do go the extra mile
      Vendor - Shrewsbury, Shropshire

      Balfours really do go the extra mile with very useful advice on how to improve my house to sell. We had very good photos taken and a beautiful brochure which made my house look amazing. I had many offers - they even phoned me in France when I was on holiday when we were negotiating a sale. It all went very smoothly and I got a very good price. We originally had our house on the market with another agent in Shrewsbury and we didn't have the same personal treatment, they didn't work as hard to sell my property as Balfours did.
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      Probably the best agent we have ever used
      Vendor - Ellesmere, Shropshire

      Balfours did everything they said they would and kept us up to speed right through the process of selling our property. Probably the best agent we have ever used.
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      Balfours would be our natural choice when selling
      Vendor - Hyssington, Powys

      We found the team at Balfours alert, accommodating & professional in all areas. We had an excellent feed of potential buyers, which resulted in multiple firm offers on our property! We received guidance and support through the process. Balfours would be our natural choice when selling.

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      I appreciated the open, honest, helpful approach
      Purchaser - Great Ness, Shropshire

      Right from the start I appreciated the open, honest and helpful approach of Balfours, who then dealt with us (as the purchasers) very professionally throughout. I'm not quite sure exactly how to put this - but I was particularly impressed that they never resorted to any estate-agent sales-speak or pressure, were extremely diplomatic, and so quickly gained our trust and confidence.
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      Not pushy, very laid back, but there to help 
      Purchaser - Wem, Shropshire

      Balfours were great, it was clear they cared about the elderly sellers and made it as easy as possible for them to part with their beloved family home.Not pushy, very laid back but there to help when needed. Great to have a mobile number to get it touch especially when I was unable to talk over the phone.Many thanks for all your help!
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      constantly in touch, regular updates
      Purchaser - Bridgnorth, Shropshire

      Thanks to Katie for passing any admin on, its always been sent on promptly. 

      Alistair Hilton, has been my main point of contact, from the beginning of the process he has been very much on the ball, keeping constantly in touch, with regular updates, returning all emails in super quick time, even over the festive period and whilst being away from the office.. This was very much appreciated..( I'm sure that this sale was a little complicated at times, Alistair managed to keep it all on track, having excellent negotiation skills) I can not really thank Alistair enough! 

      Abigail Barker, stepped in to help covering a period whilst Alistair was on A/L, she did an excellent job, if she couldn't get an immediate answer to my question, she arranged to update me at a said date and time, which she always fulfilled, she always had a kind word to add too..As with Alistair nothing was to much trouble.

      Prior to staring Negotiations on our recent property purchase, I made contact with Balfours enquiring about other properties for sale, I then spoke to Duncan Scobie, he took time to explain in detail all relating to my enquiries. I was very grateful that he also took time to answer further questions relating to the property market in general, he was really helpful..

      Other team members I have had brief dealings with over the phone have been very helpful and polite too. I really appreciate, how difficult it can be to update & return calls quickly due to work load,but it is truly important. Purchasing property can be very stressful, however due to all that has been explained above our journey was pleasant, and made much less stressful than It could have been, my husband and I thank all involved for this.
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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.

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