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Selling with Bridges
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    Exceeding expectations since 1991
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    From our initial visit to finding the right buyer we will bring value, reassurance and expertise to your moving experience.
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    NAEA & ARLA licensed agents
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    • Professional standards ensure that we can deliver reliable advice on all residential property related matters.
    • Qualified agents have a good understanding of property related law, building construction, appraisal techniques and marketing practices.
    • Understanding the local market better than anyone else, our agents will provide the most accurate valuation.
    • Knowledge of the most effective marketing practices will ensure more people view your property.
    • Continual professional development ensures our agents are always on top of their game and better than the competition.
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    We will sell your home
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    One hundred percent accompanied viewings and guaranteed feedback 
     
    • Convenient for you and an opportunity for us to close your sale, agent accompanied viewings are an essential part of our service.
    • Meeting all of our buyers means that we get to know more about them and their interests in your property, so that we can sell it to them.
    • Feedback obtained there and then, recorded and delivered to you at the earliest opportunity so you always know what's happening.
    • Advising you on changes that could be made to the marketing strategy based on feedback we get ensures you can make informed decisions.
    • More offers are made following accompanied viewings than homeowner viewings providing more chance of achieving a sale at a better price.
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    No sale = no fee - Leaving no stones unturned
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    • Motivated to achieve the sale for you at the highest possible price in the quickest possible time.
    • Results are what we get paid for, if you do not move you do not pay us.
    • Achieving what you want to achieve is our mission.
    • Unstoppable sales team will pursue every lead and work exhaustively to find you a buyer.
    • Completely focused on providing the highest level of service from start to finish.
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    Best price policy - Making dreams come true
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    • Accurate valuations determine the best price to ask to achieve maximum demand and top results.
    • Online marketing, local advertising and the best sales team in the business ensures you get more viewings.
    • Competition created by our agents builds desire and urgency for buyers to pay more to secure your home before they miss out.
    • Determined to achieve the best price for our clients we utilise the most effective negotiation techniques.
    • Transparently and ethically negotiating multiple offers to result with the best possible outcome for our clients.
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    With you every step of the way
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    • Dedicated client managers with unrivaled knowledge of the conveyancing process and exhaustive work ethic.
    • Working closely with you to fully understand your situation and timescales.
    • Personal contact with direct line access, providing weekly updates and available to meet with you.
    • Higher completion rates than the national average proves we will find the solutions to make it happen.
    • Communicating effectively with all property professionals throughout your chain to ensure a successful completion
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    All inclusive service - With no hidden fees
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    • Your dedicated client manager will accompany viewings, give you feedback, negotiate the sale and be there from start to finish.
    • Everything you need to market your property online and locally including free photography, floor plans and for sale board.
    • Bridges Newsletter is delivered to over 30,000 people.
    • Multiple office listing with every agent motivated to sell your home to their local buyers.
    • Unrivalled local knowledge from directors and staff who live and breathe property in the area.
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    Property finding service
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    We will help you find your dream home

    • Free consultation with our financial services partner Easy Street to ensure you are ready to buy with the best finance.
    • Experienced agents will listen to your specific requirements and make recommendations when suitable properties are available.
    • Accompanied viewing tours of all properties at a convenient time for you arranged by one agent dedicated to finding you the right one.
    • Established offices with thousands of properties valued means we can find you a property which isn't on the market yet.
    • Local market leader status means we are called out on more valuations in the area so we know new properties will be coming up before they go live.
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    Fully qualified buyers
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    Getting the right buyer the first time!

    • Proof of identity, proof of address, proof of funds and solicitor's details are required before we put an offer forward.
    • Demonstrating a buyer's ability to purchase means you can make an informed decision when you are considering an offer.
    • Transparency builds trust at the outset and shows that your sale can proceed immediately once you have accepted an offer.
    • Free consultation with our financial services partner Easy Street to ensure your buyer has the right finance in place.
    • Providing confidence that your sale is likely to go through first time, because we have proof your buyer is capable.
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    Staff and teams
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    Our Staff are Super heroes!

    • Personal client managers oversee the sale of your property from start to finish.
    • Unrivalled local expertise with almost all of our staff living within 3 miles of the office they work at.
    • Leading from the front our directors are still available on the shop floor.
    • Enthusiasm can not be taught and our staff are positive and proactive whatever the market conditions.
    • Daring to be different we encourage our teams to stand out from the crowd and go the extra mile to seal the deals.
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    Community Matters
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    At Bridges we believe in supporting the community in which we live and work and are proud to be regularly giving back to some very worth while causes.

    Charity Partners

    We are delighted to be the official charity partner of the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. We regularly donate a percentage of our annual profits to this fantastic cause. Whilst our Hook and Basingstoke offices support St Michael's Hospice.

    Aldershot Town Football Club

    We are proud to be Aldershot Town Football Club's main sponsor.

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Buying with Bridges 
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    Buying in Ash Vale
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    Thinking of moving to Ash Vale, Ash or Tongham? 

    Wondering what it's like to live in Ash Vale and the surrounding villages? 

    As the Number one estate agent in Ash Vale since 1991 our local area guide to Ash Vale will give you all the information you need about local schools, restaurants, bars, cafes and public transport.
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    About Ash Vale
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    Ash Vale is a village in the borough of Guildford in Surrey and the larger, northern settlement of the civil parish of Ash. It is 7 miles from Guildford but is closer to the Hampshire towns of Aldershot and Farnborough, the centres of which are each about two miles away.

    The Ash Ranges nature reserve and the Basingstoke Canal are a popular destination dog walkers and families alike, with The Quays in Mytchett offering everything from Kayaking to Summer Camps for the adventurous. There are plenty of country pubs and local restaurants to chose from within Ash Vale and it's surrounding villages.

    Ash Vale is on a direct link to London Waterloo by rail and is close to the A331 Blackwater Valley relief road, offering access to the M3 and A31 to Farnham.

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    What Can You Expect from Our Bridges Team?
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    • An energetic and pro-active approach to finding your dream home.
    • A welcoming and friendly branch environment.
    • Open evenings and weekends.
    • Quick response to all enquiries and excellent communication keeping you up-to-date with new properties to the market.
    • State-of-the-art technology enabling us to communicate and alert you instantly.
    • Customer service that you will recommend in years to come.

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    NAEA & ARLA Licensed Agents
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    • Professional standards ensure that we can deliver reliable advice on all residential property related matters.
    • Qualified agents have a good understanding of property related law, building construction, appraisal techniques and marketing practices.
    • Understanding the local market better than anyone else, our agents will provide the most accurate valuation.
    • Knowledge of the most effective marketing practices will ensure more people view your property.
    • Continual professional development ensures our agents are always on top of their game and better than the competition.
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    Bridges Network
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    Our 11 networked offices offer a 7 day a week service and can assist you in the whole process of moving from valuation, sale, legal and financial services.
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    One Stop Shop
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    Offering a solution to your mortgage needs, conveyancing and the ever-changing rental legislation, all with our associated partners.

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Our Partners
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    Mortgage Advisers and Conveyancing
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    Hunting for a reliable professionals takes time. Over the years we have built up our dream team so you don't have to.
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    Easy Street
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    Easy Street specialise in creating tailored mortgage and insurance solutions for people from all walks of life.

    Our aim is to make the mortgage process as easy as possible and create financial security for our clients.

    Our fresh approach blends modern methods with traditional values. We have created a service designed to significantly reduce the time and effort involved in arranging your mortgage, while making sure you receive financial advice and service of the highest standard.

    By combining the latest technology, expert advice and excellent service, we can create and deliver tailored mortgage solutions in a fraction of the time it takes more conventional routes and we often find solutions where others can't.

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    Simply Conveyancing
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    As conveyancing specialists, our professional and friendly team of experts will undertake the stressful legal work on your behalf and deliver a personal and transparent service ensuring your move is as smooth as possible. Whether you're buying or selling, we will help you move between properties with as little stress as possible. We focus on a quick completion, so you can get on with moving into your new home. Conveyancing is an essential aspect of buying or selling a home as it's the legal process of transferring property from one person to another. Mortgage lenders are invariably keen to protect their investments and often insist on professional conveyancing services; as well as other parties who may not wish to risk the process falling through.
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Our Staff - Local, Knowledgeable & Experienced
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    Our current team of professionals is the envy of every other agent in the GU and RG area.

    We represent A VERY REAL, VERY LOCAL SUCCESS STORY.

    The founding members still live within a few miles of their birth places in Farnborough, Aldershot, Fleet, Camberley and Farnham and with 11 offices it equates to OVER 100 years experience per office!
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    James Baldry MNAEA
    Managing Director of Residential Sales 

     James Baldry (MNAEA) is the Managing Director of Sales who is ultimately responsible for the overall performance of the group's sales. A man of many talents, he is also the creator of many of our much-anticipated marketing campaigns and can often be found frantically scribbling these away on a whiteboard. Working in property since 1994, and with Bridges since 1997, James spends his time away from the office following his beloved Tottenham Hotspur around the country (and Europe when they're in it) whilst also enjoying time with friends and family in many of Fleet's watering holes.

    Three words that describe James are: Dedicated, Dynamic and Productive.
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    Martin Coombs
    Head of Sales 

     Martin Coombs is Head of Sales at Bridges, working tirelessly with the Directors and the branch teams to successfully deliver the Bridges ethos of exceptional results for our clients coupled with the very best in customer service. Having worked in the property industry for many years, he joined Bridges in 2021 wanting to be part of such a dynamic and focused business that also takes the time to involve itself closely with the local communities within which it works. Martin lives locally with his wife and daughters, and spends his free time running and cycling the woods and trails around the Fleet area.

    Three words that describe Martin are: Positive, Passionate and Effective.
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    Stephen Ryan
    Senior Manager 

    Stephen Ryan is the Senior Manager of both our Ash Vale and Frimley offices. Stephen has worked in the industry for over a decade and enjoys the fast paced environment, always striving to be the best he can and to help people with their move and is extremely passionate about what he does. When not at work Stephen, enjoys spending time with his family and having the odd round of golf.

    Three words that describe Steve are: Determined, Passionate and Trustworthy.
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    Ben Granville 
    Valuations Manager 

    Ben Granville is a Valuations Manager and has been an estate agent for many years, joining Bridges in Ash Vale in 2017. Having lived in the village all his life, he is first and foremost a family man with three young children who all go to school in the village. Ben considers himself extremely fortunate to have this job and nothing beats the buzz of helping someone successfully move home. He is extremely passionate about the area in which he lives and enjoys spending time in many of our lovely areas of natural beauty.

    Three words to describe Ben are: Passionate, Driven and Empathetic.
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    Daniel Jordan
    Senior Client Manager 

    Daniel Jordan is a Senior Client Manager in Bridges award-winning Ash Vale office, he is responsible for taking his clients through the sales journey, from start to finish. Having worked in agency since 2007 Daniel has worked in a variety of market conditions, operated in a range of different areas, and worked in a number of sectors within the property industry. Away from work Daniel enjoys the gym, spending time with his family, travelling and following his beloved West Ham Utd.

    Three words that describe Daniel are: Persistent, Creative and Hardworking.
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    Hayley Fereday
    Sales Negotiator 

    Hayley's background is sales. She set up a successful cleaning business in 2017, but has decided to return to estate agency as it is something she enjoys and knows she is good at. She is proactive and is a real people's person and loves nothing more than helping others.Hayley is a very spiritual person that tends to focus on the now, and not worry about the past or future. Hayley meditates regularly and attends spiritual retreats in her spare time, she is also a trained Reiki master.

    Three words that describe Hayley are: Determined, Calm and Optimistic
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    Cara Simpson-Hayter
    Office Coordinator 

     Cara Simpson-Hayter is an Office Coordinator responsible for the smooth running of the Ash Vale sales team's admin. Cara strives to be proactive throughout her working day at Bridges whilst also delivering the best customer service. Cara started her journey at Bridges in November 2021. Cara has grown up locally and enjoys using the local facilities and local restaurants.

    Three words that describe Cara are: Motivated, Creative, and Outgoing.
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    Key to Our Success - Happy Clients!
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      Below are some comments from past and present clients who have taken the time to tell us what they think of us. We would like to thank all of our clients for sharing their opinions with us.

      The following reviews and testimonials have all been posted on our Feefo and Google pages from real clients, and so are completely independent of Bridges and Rightmove.

      All our Feefo reviews can be seen here - https://www.feefo.com/reviews/bridges-estate-agents

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      Always polite, friendly and helpful.
      First class service from start to completion!

      "WE WERE VERY HAPPY WITH OUR SERVICE FROM Ben and all the team at Ash Vale. Always polite friendly and helpful."

      Mrs Hazel Cooper - November 2021
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      Friendly and professional.
      Absolutely fantastic!

      "Rob has been absolutely fantastic throughout a difficult and stressful process. All the other staff that I have dealt with at Bridges has been friendly and professional."

      Neil Purrett - October 2021
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      Friendly team with your interests at the forefront
      Friendly, professional service, not pushy but there when you needed them.

      "Sound advice, friendly team with your interests at the forefront. Only ever a phone call away."

      Mr Martin Hyatt - September 2021
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      Years of experience, great people skills.
      Bridges is the market leader in our area, and with good reason 

      "They match up buyers and sellers well, help both sides progress their exchange, and act with professionalism and speed. From when I contacted Bridges, to my house going on the market, took 48 hours. You progress at the speed you wish, and you can contact your agent at any time, they always respond. My agent, Ben, was great at keeping all sides calm and making sure the sale progressed steadily but speedily too. He had years of experience, great people skills, and ensured we got the price we wanted. Warmly recommend!"

      H. High - July 2021

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      We would use Bridges... again without hesitation.
      Professional, Transparent & committed

      "Me and my husband completed on our property in November 2021. We cannot thank Ben Granville enough for his professionalism, transparency, commitment and excellent communication. We would use Bridges estate agent in Ash Vale again without hesitation & cannot recommend them enough!!"

      Shalini - November 2021
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      Sale completed in good time.
      Good communication

      "We have just bought a property through Bridges... Daniel in the Ash branch has been great in assisting us with our purchase with good communication and liaising between ourselves and the seller to get the sale completed in good time."

      Trudi Greenham - October 2021
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      Handled everything efficiently.
      Very happy with their service

      "Bridges were very attentive to how needs without going over the top. They were also very helpful throughout the whole process and were willing to pull out all the stops when needed. Very happy with their service and friendliness."

      Mr Stephen Cass - April 2021
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      They have taken the stress out of the process.
      Amazing Service

      "Really helpful all throughout the house buying process. Easily contactable, even when the agent was on annual leave! Would highly recommend as they have taken the stress out of the process."

      Mrs Louise Hutchings - August 2021
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