Balgores Hayes - The Award Winning Estate Agent
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    Balgores Hayes are firmly placed as one of the areas leading independent Estate Agents with a network of offices throughout Essex. The Ongar office is headed by partner and director Paul Hayes who along with a dynamic and experienced team specialise in all aspects of selling and letting property within the local area.

    All properties instructed to sell or let will be marketed from our two offices offering maximum exposure for one fee.

    Whether you are buying, selling or renting a property in Ongar our friendly and professional team of experts are ready to assist you.

    Our aim is to find you the very best property, buyers and tenants that are suited specifically to you. We find quality, genuine buyers and tenants who are interested in your property and in a strong position to move forward and complete the process.

    Balgores Hayes is a part of the Balgores Property Group and we pride ourselves on the quality of our people and our exceptional level of customer service.

    Our team members are some of the most professional and experienced property experts in Essex with outstanding local knowledge.

    Every member of our Ongar team has been trained and mentored personally by our highly experienced and dedicated Branch Director, Paul Hayes.

    Find out for yourself why Balgores Hayes is leading the way in property sales and lettings in Ongar by booking a free no obligation valuation today.

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How we market your property
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    As soon as you consider selling your home, you will require an accurate current market value. At Balgores Hayes, appraisals are carried out by a senior member of staff to assess the current value of your property and discuss a marketing plan that works for your individual needs and time scales.

    We will provide extensive research/comparables from leading property databases - including land registry - allowing us to provide an accurate price. In addition, we will give you a detailed breakdown of moving costs.

    Presentation of your home at Balgores Hayes is paramount. Firstly, we will produce high quality full colour sales particulars, including professional photography, together with a 360 degree virtual tour and floor plans.

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    Your property will be matched to suitable buyers who will be contacted immediately by telephone. Our pro-active sales consultants will be eager to encourage viewings of your property at your earliest convenience. In addition, your property details will be emailed & mailed out on a weekly basis.

    Your property will be displayed from our prominent, centrally located offices via our digital display system and window display.

    It will also feature on Balgoresproperty.com, a fully interactive website, as well as the Country's leading property website including primelocation.com, findaproperty.com, propertylive.co.uk, Zoopla and rightmove.co.uk.

    We consistently advertise in full colour in the regions' leading property publications, coupled with carefully selected, out of area publications nationally and into London, together with our monthly magazine.

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    We accompany all viewings taking away the inconvenience to you as the client and to provide us with accurate and immediate feedback regarding your property.
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    There is nothing more frustrating than silence. Following a viewing, our aim is to contact you within 24 hours with honest and constructive feedback from prospective buyers.

    We will advise you even if we are unsuccessful in making contact with the viewers within this time. We will also endeavour to give you positive advice, resulting from the feedback of potential purchasers, which could give you the vital information necessary to make the changes and produce dramatic, positive results. In addition, we will furnish you with regular marketing reports.

    When you choose Balgores Hayes to sell your property we will always keep you informed.

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    When negotiating your sale, our aim is to achieve the best possible sale price for your property. Once our experienced sales consultants have received an offer, we will fully investigate your buyers ability to proceed by confirming their financial status and, where applicable, communicating throughout the chain.

    Once a sale has been agreed we will be pro-active in the progression of the transaction, keeping you informed on a regular basis.

    We would even be delighted to liaise with the estate agents to negotiate your onward purchase, where required, using our experience to secure your next home for the best price.

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Perfect Presentation
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    When buying a property, we will work with you to make the entire purchase process as easy as possible.

    Whether buying a home for you and your family to live in, or as an investment, our local experts will support you through the process and explain all the different options available to you.

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    The easiest way to find your new property
        • Every single one of our properties online.

        • The ability to search for your new home or investment by location, price, number of bedrooms, age, or even a combination of all these factors.

        • You can also draw around your desired area on a map.

        • Register for instant notification by e-mail.

        • Professional photographs as standard, complete with detailed descriptions and floor plans.

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    Invaluable, independent advice
        • Well trained motivated staff with expert local knowledge.

        • An assigned negotiator who focuses on your property search.

        • Searches are co-ordinated across our office network.

        • Members of the Property Ombudsman and Licensed by the National Association of Estate Agents.

        • We abide by a strict code of conduct, giving you all the peace of mind you need.

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    Legally Prepared Conveyancing Service for Buyers
        • Saves time when you want to buy.

        • A panel of specially chosen solicitors already appointed to handle the property purchase.

        • Guaranteed fees including the VAT - No hidden extras - No sale no fee*.

        • E-mail, text and online progress reports.

        • Dedicated support from our client liaison team.

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    To assist with a swift a smooth exchange of contracts, we work hand in hand with a few select solicitors. The service they provide for our clients reflects the exacting standards and values of Balgores Hayes, ensuring our professional, yet personal touch. Payment is on a 'No Sale No Fee' basis.
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    Mortgage Services

    Do you want a mortgage designed for you ? If so, let us help. Why? Because our mortgage experts specifically design the mortgage with your needs in mind.

    We are experts in buy to let, let to buy, fixed, capped, tracker, libor, variable, offset, repayment or interest only . At Balgores Hayes we pride ourselves on finding the right mortgage tailored for you. With access to the whole market you can be confident that we really will get the right mortgage.

    Thats only half the story! Once we have found the right mortgage for you, we will then assist you every step of the way by providing you with an in house mortgage progressor. This will ensure that you move into the property with the minimum amount of stress.

    As fully qualified Financial Advisors we can also help with all of your financial needs by offering Life Assurance, Mortgage Payment Protection and Secured Loans.

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    Deciding to rent your largest single investment is often a big decision and one which should only be entrusted to highly experienced and professional agents.

    Balgores Hayes Lettings has established a much cherished reputation for offering good, honest advice, as well as setting the bar for service levels to our clients. We always remember that the most important thing for our clients is that we find the right Tenant for them and their property and as part of this procedure we reference all Tenants through a national referencing agency, which in turn means we can offer a Rental Warranty, subject to terms and conditions, for added peace of mind.

    Letting your property is one skill, but managing it after its been let really is a specialist job and here we really excel. Our Lettings Director has over 25 years experience and will make sure that you always feel like you are our only client.

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    Contact us today for an immediate confidential appraisal of your property and how to enter it into our next auction.

    • National network.

    • Wide portfolio of properties.

    • Central London auction location with good parking.

    • Extensive database of buyers and investors.

    • Highly effective marketing programme to attract buyers.

    • Comprehensive legal and administration systems.

    • Valuation service.

    • Block viewings.

    • FREE advice.


    • It's fast - exchange contracts on the fall of the gavel, with completion in 20 working days.

    • It's certain - no chains, no negotiation, no gazumping or gazundering.

    • It's efficient - serious buyers with cash and finance: no time wasters.

    • It's transparent - all interested parties have the opportunity to bid.

    • It's the place to sell property - residential, commercial and land. Properties that failed to sell on the open market. Properties likely to attract competition from buyers. Probate or executor sales and properties in need of modernisation or repair.

    • It's exciting! - come along and see for yourself. Competitive bidding in the room works to the seller's advantage.


    • Local expertise with national coverage.

    • The best of both worlds - our local buyers plus national database of auction buyers.

    • National and local advertising and PR.

    • Comprehensive full-colour catalogues/details - printed & online.

    • E-marketing campaigns.

    • Block viewings.

    • Dynamic and informative website.

    • Links to and from our members' websites.

    • Links to and from prime property portals.

    • Frequency of auctions.

    • Downloadable legal packs online.

    • Our network provides wider visibility for your property.

    • Central London auction location.

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  • Team Member

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    Paul Hayes, Director MNAEA
    Paul has been successfully involved within the industry for over 25 years and is passionate about the local property market. Paul has lived within the local area for most of his adult life with his wife and four children, all of which have attended local schools.
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    Joe Hayes, Associate Director MNAEA
    Joe manages the successful sales teams at the Brentwood and Ongar branches and has a real and enthusiastic attitude to the business. He lives locally and is a key member of the company progressing in his career since joining in 2008.  Joe has proved an invaluable asset to the business with an excellent knowledge of the local area.
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    Billy Holland, Senior Property Consultant MNAEA
    Billy completed his work experience whilst studying at Brentwood Country High School with ourselves and showed a real passion for the job. We were delighted when he left school we offered him a full time position with the company. He is making excellent progress since joining us and showing real enthusiasm and a positive attitude to the role. Billy has lived in Ongar all his life so is very knowledgeable of the local area and looks forward to sharing this with all potential clients both thinking of selling or buying locally.
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    Joe Parrott, Property Consultant
    Joe has come from a direct marketing background working on behalf of worthwhile charities including Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is passionate about helping people find their perfect home within the local area and has an upbeat and enthusiastic attitude for the business. Joe is on hand to discuss all your property needs and looks forward to being a valuable member of the Ongar team.
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    Michael Hayes, Lettings Manager
    Michael has over ten years experience and will ensure that as soon as you instruct us to market your property he will be on the phones making sure people are coming round to view. Michael is happy to offer you help, advice or any guidance throughout the complete process of letting your property.
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    Ben Hughes, Lettings Consultant 
    Ben is an experienced lettings consultant responsible for the listings and letting of all local properties. He lives locally therefore has excellent knowledge of the area and is on hand to advise on all aspects of the letting process. Ben is a hard working, confident and a experienced member of the team who is happy to discuss landlords and tenants needs at anytime.
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    Millie King, Administrator 
    Millie is an integral part of the team responsible for the day to day running of all administration which is a full time job for our busy company. She is experienced, hard working, organized and a real asset to the business making sure that the background work is complete before the sales team are ready to market and start to sell. Millie is a pleasant member of the team who is always happy to help out and does an excellent all round job in this busy Balgores Hayes environment.
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    Chad Cumbers, Mortgage Advisor
    Chad is our specialist mortgage advisor and appointed representative of the Mortgage Advise Bureau. He has over 25 years' experience in the financial industry, enabling him to provide an excellent standard of service and advice. He has a real passion for not only helping our clients get the best mortgage deals available but also, ultimately, helping our clients to secure their dream home.
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    • Testimonials
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      Don't take our word for it....

      Here's what our customers say about us!

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      I was very pleased with the fees I paid

      Two weeks ago I sold two house with Balgores in Ongar, the chain that I was involved with was long and difficult but Lee never stopped working on it even on his day off untill we completed! The service and help I received throughout the process from Lee Davey and Paul Hayes was absolutely outstanding!! Thank you.

      Agron Teli

    • Seller Testimonial

      Very profesional friendly service on the ball giving us regular updates throughout the sale, would not hesitate to recommend them.

      Colin W

    • Seller Testimonial

      Both Lee and George have been fantastic with our sale and purchase from Ongar to Cheshire, always available couldn't do enough for us, even scanning and printing documents from their office as we did not have a printer. In addition when it got close to exchange the phone calls they put in to all solicitors and estate agents ensured that we did exchange on day needed. We could not recommend them highly enough. Thanks for all you have done.

      Andy Di

    • Seller Testimonial

      Both George and Lee have been fantastic from the start, so friendly and helpful, always keeping me updated and putting my mind at rest if I had any worries. They have both worked extremely hard to help sell our property, would definitely recommend them to anyone. Also our cat really liked Lee, which we saw as a good omen!


    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      My first time purchasing a property, but George was very clear and patient, and always had time to answer my questions be it via phone, email or in person. George made detailed notes on my requirements and found a short list of properties that suited my needs, one of which was absolutely ideal. Once I had decided on a property and after a second viewing where George spent over an hour with me at the property while I had a final look around, George took my offer and put it to the owner of the property, which was accepted. I found the whole process more straight forward than I had imagined, in no doubt this is partly down to George who kept me informed throughout the process.


    • Buyer Testimonial

      Found George and Lee at the Ongar office very helpful and efficient when buying our property Bluebell Cottage. No problems, no headaches. Would definitely recommend.


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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 Balgores Hayes, Ongar on 01277 369925.