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    Our Team
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    We have one of the highest Google ratings for customer service with nearly 125 Five star reviews, whilst we provide a bespoke professional service for all our vendor clients.

    Our office has a strong market share and reputation for selling exceptional homes in the South Hams and the Plymouth travel to work area.

    The local community based team, are very experienced, highly successful, motivated and committed: Jason Hooper, Joanna Churchill, Denise Hendry, and Antonia Page, work with other offices of Luscombe Maye to create a positive, customer focused sales environment. We pride ourselves on our commitment to regular client feedback and updates.

    Our office is situated in the centre of Yealmpton with easy parking. Whilst our extensive internet coverage allows the office to promote your home locally with the back up of a London office .





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The Selling Process
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    Preparation
    Preparing your property correctly can make a big difference to the final selling price and the speed of sale.

    - Tidy the lawn and garden, try to make it look as large as possible.

    - Make sure the front door and any path/driveway are immaculate, as first impressions count.

    - Clear away any clutter and if possible store some things off-site. Make the rooms look as large and light as possible.

    - De-personalise by removing items such as most family photos and 'nick-nacks'.

    - Choose the correct lighting for each space. This can improve the mood of the rooms.

    - Organise rooms so that their purpose can be seen clearly

    - Carpets and windows should be cleaned, surfaces dusted.

    - Air the property by opening windows and perhaps purchase a few air fresheners.

    - Remember, some buyers may not appreciate pets.

    - Complete any outstanding DIY jobs.

    - If any of the rooms have very bright colours or carpets, you might neutralise them.

    - If your bathroom or kitchen looks tired then you might re-paint the doors, ceiling and walls, clean or re-grout any tiled areas that are going black.
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    Asking Price
    To sell your property, the asking price is critical in attracting potential buyers.

    Too low and you could lose thousands of pounds, too high and nobody comes to view. Luscombe Maye have the experience and expertise to advise you.
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    EPC's
    All properties coming on to the market require an EPC (Energy Performance Certificate).
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    Marketing
    With Luscombe Maye your property will receive comprehensive marketing on the internet, in the press and high profile magazines and through our South Hams offices.

    We will undertake accompanied viewings and provide feedback.
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    Offers
    When an offer is made we will inform you as soon as we can by telephone and by letter. We will discuss with you the purchasers' position and expectations so that you have enough information to make the right decision. We aim to get you the best possible price from the best purchaser.
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    Sale Agreed or Under Offer
    When you see this outside your property it means that you have agreed to sell your property to a purchaser at an agreed price and that solicitors have been instructed.
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    Surveys
    Once an offer has been accepted and solicitors instructed, you know that the buyer is serious, as they have to start paying out money. The types of survey that may be asked for vary from a simple mortgage valuation, to a homebuyer's survey, to a full building survey.
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    Exchange of Contracts
    This is when all enquiries have been raised and answered, all searches (if needed) are in and the mortgage has been agreed. The purchaser will also have provided the deposit, which will be held by the solicitors until completion. Both parties will have signed the contracts and they will be exchanged. At this point the completion date is agreed, and if the purchaser pulls out then there is a penalty which will be paid to the vendor as compensation for costs incurred etc. This rarely happens and generally once contracts have exchanged everyone can breathe a sigh of relief!
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    Completion
    Now the deal is finally sealed. On completion the money is transferred and the new owners can start moving in. The time taken from exchange to completion varies greatly. Usually there is at least a week between them to allow time to organise removals and obtain the money from the mortgage company etc.
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    Possible Costs
    Selling costs include cleaning, decorating, storage costs, EPC and solicitor's fees, estate agent's fees, conveyancing fees and any removal costs. Buying costs include stamp duty, survey fees, conveyancing and removal costs.
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    Moving Out, Moving In
    At the appointed hour, Luscombe Maye will be instructed by the vendors' solicitor that we are allowed to release the keys, which can then be picked up by the purchaser, and everyone can move into their new home!

    Please contact your local Luscombe Maye office when you are ready to begin your move, and move with us.
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    What We Can Offer

    No property is too small nor too large for Luscombe Maye Estate Agents. We readily handle the sale of all types of properties from apartments and cottages to family homes and country houses across the whole of the area covered by our six strategically located offices. If you live in the South Hams then we have an office near you. We use the latest technology to help us with bespoke software linking our offices so that information about buyers and sellers is readily available throughout the firm. But we are experienced enough to know that there is no substitute for good old fashioned methods of communications which is why we take the trouble to speak to our buyers and sellers on the telephone as well as sending emails and texts to them. This business is, after all, all about people as much as property.

    As no two properties are the same, we plan a specific marketing campaign for each client and we tailor the sales particulars to highlight the unique selling points of each individual home.We are members of the National Association of Estate Agents and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and are bound by their strict codes of conduct and ethical behaviour so you know that with Luscombe Maye you are with an agent you can trust.

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Our Yealmpton Office Team
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    Meet  our very experienced  local sales  team at our Yealmpton Office who are driven on customer service and have nearly 125 Five star Google reviews from their customers. 

    We work in conjunction with our London Mayfair office 

    Telephone : 01752 880044

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    Jason Hooper (Company Associate)
    Jason joined the management team in 2014, taking responsibility for the Yealmpton office (Working with Joanna Churchill)  and to oversee the company's New Homes operation. Jason has has 35  years of agency experience  and is a former Main Board Director and Regional Director for a large chain of Estate Agents and past Chairman of the Plymouth Area Surveyors and Estate Agents' Association. 

    Jason was born and lives in the South Hams with his family and has participated in numerous charity cycling challenges.Including  cycling from Canada to Mexico in aid of  local Children's Cancer and dementia charities.(Jason pictured far right arriving in San Diego)
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    Joanna Churchill Associate RICS BA(Hons) (Manager)
    Joanna has been working close to home in our Yealmpton branch since 2014, having previously worked as a Negotiator in other areas of the South Hams. Joanna has a degree in the History of Art and Design, where her specialism was Architecture, demonstrating her knowledge and interest in property. She has a strong background in sales, through her work as a Financial Adviser to a high street bank and an Estate Agent, giving her experience in the financial aspect of buying and selling homes.
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    Denise Hendry (Senior Negotiator)
    Denise our Senior Sales Negotiator has been part of the residential sales team in our Yealmpton office since 2008 and has over 25 years agency experience. Before starting with Luscombe Maye, Denise worked for local agents, Bettisons , both in the Yealmpton and Plymouth offices. She knows the area very well, having lived in Yealmpton since 1999. Denise has a strong financial and sales history having worked for a high street building society dealing with the general public and financial organisations on a daily basis.
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    Antonia Page (Senior Negotiator) 
    Antonia started her first job in residential Estate Agency in 1999, originally as a Junior Negotiator before working her way up to Branch Administrator in a very busy independent agent in Kent, where she studied for an NVQ in Estate Agency Practice and subsequently took her exams to qualify for a Certificate of Practice in Estate Agency. Wanting a new challenge, she eventually moved to Savills where she managed the administration and marketing for a branch on the outskirts of London. After having her two children, and having moved down to Devon to escape the rat race, Antonia returned to agency with Luscombe Maye as a Senior Sales Negotiator in 2017.
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    Nick Churton MNAEA, CIPS London Mayfair Office MD 
    Nick Churton has been immersed in the residential property market for over forty-six years. Following a successful career in estate agency, where he was connected with some of the industry's leading names, he has fulfilled an ambition to provide a clear and effective media and marketing lead within the residential property sector in the UK and overseas.
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    Annette Reeve   London Mayfair Office  Director
    Annette Reeve has been involved in residential estate agency for over thirty-five years and has always enjoyed a loyal and enthusiastic client base that values her creative and well-informed approach to property sales. Annette's in-depth knowledge of the market benefits buyers, sellers and estate agents in the UK and overseas.
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    Testimonials matter to us
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      To both buyers and sellers alike - it is great to know we are doing a good job, but better still to be told so and thanked for it!

      We have nearly 125  five star Google reviews from our customers 
       
      Here are some recent comments from both sellers and buyers...

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      I cannot recommend them highly enough
      Nicola Randle - Jason, Joanna and all the staff at Luscombe Maye were very professional, always friendly and polite and kept us updated with the progress of our sale at all times. I cannot recommend them highly enough and would not hesitate in using them again or recommending them.
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      tactful and strategic with the different offers
      Rosie Jackson-I worked with the branch manager Joanna Churchill in marketing my house near Tavistock. She was brilliant all the way through from valuation to signing off the sale; patient when I almost changed my mind; tactful and strategic with the different offers; experienced in handling everyone and minimising my stress. We got a much better figure than I'd expected and that was largely due to her skill and professionalism. No complaints at all.
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      Jason Hooper, the Manager was exceptional
      Trevor V-Since buying my first house in 1963, I have bought and sold many properties usually with the assistance of an Estate Agent. My latest sale was a complicated one and I can only say that I am delighted with the efforts made by the team at Luscombe Maye. Jason Hooper, the Manager was exceptional from beginning to end. It was a stressful sale and he oiled the wheels and when my spirits were flagging, he buoyed me up. I am delighted and amazed and greatly appreciative of everything that was done for me..
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      proven to be a very professional agency
      Martin Uren- Once again Luscombe Maye, Yealmpton, have proven to be a very professional agency. We have now had a few dealings, both sales and purchase, and are delighted with the way they have acted. Well done Jason and the team.
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      providing a local, personal service
      Robert J-Thanks to Joanna, Jason and Denise for providing a local, personal service through an unexpected delay between the agreed sale and exchange dates. They ensured that the delay did not erode the will of both parties to proceed in good faith.Like through an unexpected delay between the agreed sale and exchange dates. They ensured that the delay did not erode the will of both parties to proceed in good faith.
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      the help and support was second to none
      Pat W-Great service from Luscombe Maye for my recent move, the help and support was second to none and I have no problem with recommending them to anyone who wants a friendly and professional service. Thank you Jason, Denise and Joanna
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      very professional, helpful and friendly
      David Farnham - We are more than happy to recommend Luscombe Maye to anyone thinking of selling their property. The whole team dealt with every aspect of the procedure in a very professional, helpful and friendly way.
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      proactive in contacting other parties in the chain
      Harriet Sanders - Jason and the rest of the Luscombe Maye team at the Yealmpton office provided fantastic support during the recent sale of my parents' house. They kept us informed at all times during the process, provided sound advice throughout and were proactive in contacting other parties in the chain and resolving issues as they arose. I would whole heartedly recommend Luscombe Maye if you are looking to sell in the area.
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      gone over and above "the call of duty"
      Paul Thomas - Maye, Yealmpton have assisted my wife and I to sell, rent and now purchase various properties over the last twelve months or so.Their services have been exemplary! In particular, I have to single out Jason Hooper, the manager, as most of my dealings were with him. He has gone over and above "the call of duty" to ensure all transactions came to a successful conclusion for all involved. It was a pleasure in dealing with him and his staff.I can thoroughly recommend their offices to prospective clients.
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      I will definitely recommend them to anyone
      Sarah Nolte - A few weeks ago I completed on a purchase and a sale both with Luscombe Maye in Yealmpton. It was a very stressful time for me, but throughout the whole process Jason, and indeed the whole team, gave me fantastic practical help, support and invaluable advice. I will definitely recommend them to anyone wanting to buy or sell a property and really just wanted to say, thank you.
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      Jason has been the most professional estate agent 
      Janice B -I have bought & sold at least 8 properties in the last 30 years. I can honestly say that Jason has been the most professional estate agent that I have ever dealt with. He always did what he said he would, on time & in a cheerful manner. Once a sale was agreed he kept us regularly updated at all times. I would not hesitate to recommend Luscombe Maye, & Jason in particular.
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      helpful and professional without being pushy
      Jeanie Angus - My experience of working with Luscombe Maye was a very positive one. Joanna, Jason and all of the staff at the Yealmpton Branch were helpful and professional without being pushy, they know the area of South Devon really well and have heaps of knowledge about each step of the moving house ordeal. I had a very stressful final two weeks of the process with exchange happening the day before completion. Nonetheless, after the first full day of viewers at my cottage, Luscombe Maye had found a buyer and I had moved house three months later.A long established local estate agent committed to providing good honest service.
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      0nly option for anyone selling in the South Hams
      Adam Gatrell - I have bought and sold via Luscombe Maye and would suggest that they should be the only option for anyone selling in the South Hams.The staff have always been professional and responsive.
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      Highly recommend the team
      Ben Snowdon - We sold our cottage recently and were delighted with the service from Luscombe Maye. They are an efficient team, easy to contact and professional Taking a lot of the stress out of the process. We were very happy with the way our property was presented in the sales details, the fees were competitive and we sold on the first viewing. Highly recommend the team
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      the service I received was clearly superior
      Charlie Blackler - From the day I instructed Luscombe Maye they were totally professional. The photographs were of the highest standard and presented the house so effectively that I sold almost immediately.All of the staff are friendly, polite and efficient. I paid a competitive rate of commission and yet the service I received was clearly superior.The communication has been faultless and I was always aware of what was happening at any given time. Joanna expertly ensured the momentum of the chain never wavered.I would encourage anyone in the marketplace to trust Luscombe Maye.
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      constant support given by Jason and Joanna 
      Dinah Weldon- We can thoroughly recommend the service provided by Luscombe Maye when selling our property. Their advice on pricing was realistic. Potential buyers were found within three days of our home going on the open market. Then, what should have been a straightforward sale became protracted because our buyers' solicitors were very inefficient and slow. The constant support given by Jason and Joanna was a major factor in reducing stress. Eventually the sale of our much valued home went through - and we were able to move on knowing that a good outcome had been achieved.
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      I wouldn't hesitate to use them again.
      Nick Gibb- We had a great experience using the luscombe Maye team to sale our house, throughout the process they kept us well informed regardless of whether it was good or bad news. They made the whole process as easy and efficient as it could have been and provided sound advice. I wouldn't hesitate to use them again.

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      Just a line to thank you...
      To all at Luscombe Maye, Just a line to thank you for the service I received from you as a purchaser; Despite having to change horses mid-race and what was an occasionally difficult process, I am now settling in and starting to relax.

      I was very grateful for the accessibility of your staff, and for the regular stream of information I received.
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      patience, professionalism and kindness
      Viv Hurley- Jason and his team are brilliant. They have helped us steer and navigate the sale of two properties this year from abroad with patience, professionalism and kindness. Jason is very communicative, always on the ball and down to earth. A great person to work with and place your trust in.
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       Exactly what I wanted.
      Charlie P-I recently bought my first house with Luscombe May and they couldn't have made it any easier for me. The communication with the agents and myself throughout the whole process was clear and regular. Exactly what I wanted. There was no messing about and everything worked like clockwork. Great service and a very happy new home owner
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      We have been really impressed with the service
      Claire M-We have been really impressed with the service received from Denise at Luscombe Maye. They have surpassed our expectations and made the whole process very smooth. It has been 7 weeks from the date of viewing to our completion and we wouldn't have been able to do it without the help of Denise, co-ordinating our communications between all the parties involved. I would definitely recommend them if you are looking for a smooth house purchase.
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      would recommend to anyone without hesitation
      Kevin Gibney - The service from Luscombe Maye was absolutely outstanding! The whole team acted cohesively to provide a seamless service in both my recent property purchase and also in the sale of my previous property. I could not rate Luscombe Maye highly enough and would recommend to anyone without hesitation. Thanks team for all of your hard work! Kevin
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      Denise was 'on the ball' 
      Michael Mariner - Denise was 'on the ball' throughout the whole process. She was very helpful and professional at all times. When we had queries she fielded them for us and responded promptly.
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      What a cracking team especial thanks to Joanna
      James M-What a cracking team especial thanks to Joanna, from the first viewing to the exchange she steered the whole process through made my selling agents looked like donkeys. Thanks to all 
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       Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness
      Melanie Williams- We rented our property through Luscombe Maye and ended up buying it. The service from both the lettings and the sales teams was exemplary. They were friendly and efficient and we would have no hesitation in recommending them.
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       professional and fun to deal with
      Catherine Partridge-We would just like to thank the staff at the Luscombe Maye Yealmpton office in particular Jason Hooper  the Branch Manager who helped us find our forever home. He was both professional and fun to deal with, with touches of humour thrown in and nothing was too much trouble and answered any questions incredibly swiftly. We were presented with a bottle of Prosecco with a fabulous embossed leather keying with our house key on the day of completion - a lovely idea and a thoughtful useful gift. We would not hesitate to recommend these guys for buying or selling a property. Thankyou
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      their amazing local knowledge
      Amanda Sneap-It was an absolute pleasure to deal with Luscombe Maye at Yealmpton. They went above and beyond to fit us in to view any properties which they felt would suit us. By asking the right questions and their amazing local knowledge they very quickly understood what are desires were for a new property.Once they found us a property and we reached an agreement they kept us informed every step of the way. Emails were responded to quickly and questions were answered.They made every effort to make the buying experience as painless and smooth as possible.I wouldn't hesitate to recommend or to use them again.
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      Luscombe Maye were incredible from start to finish
      Natalie Dingle- As a conveyancer I was always going to be a difficult client but Luscombe Maye were incredible from start to finish. It was the first time I have ever tied in a sale and purchase on the same date and it was absolutely seemless. Joanna was so friendly and professional from start to finish. She secured a great offer from great buyers and our entire chain completed on our desired date.The local knowledge was second to none and I cannot thank Joanna and her team enough for the part they played in our successful move.
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      just a pleasure to work with
      Kevin Hamill- We have used the services of Luscombe and Maye and have found them to be just a pleasure to work with. All of the team do there utmost to help, would recommend without hesitation
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      Would definitely use them again.
      Richard Houchin- We found the Luscombe Maye team at Yealmpton extremely pleasant to deal with throughout our sale. They were all very helpful and professional. Would definitely use them again.
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      All staff a pleasure to deal with
      Tom Frederick - I recently purchased a new property through Luscombe Maye and found their service to be excellent. Communication with them throughout a complex sale my side was key - Always available and prompt to respond ensuring all sides were kept in the picture.All staff a pleasure to deal with which was very reassuring during such a life changing transaction that moving ones home, by its very nature, is.
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      head and shoulders above the rest
      Our recent move was always going to be long and drawn out, but we believe that Luscombe Maye worked really hard at finding us the right buyer. They did not introduce any unsuitable buyers, and eventually came up with the right buyer and the right price. Their work did not end there as they continued to support us during the delays and queries that are sometimes inevitable. Their encouragement, communications and advice was much appreciated.In our search for a new home and sale of the old one, we dealt with a number of estate agents.I can honestly say that Luscombe Maye were head and shoulders above the rest, I would have no hesitation in recommending them.
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      Recommended!
      Alan Mo-Very happy with Luscombe Maye team, helped me with the buying process by chivvying along the solicitors! Recommended!
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      offer an excellent and very effective service
      Paul E-These guys have their fingers on the local property situation and offer an excellent and very effective service. Highly recommended.
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      they were always quick to respond to any queries
      Ryan Steadman- We recently completed on our purchase with Luscombe Maye Yealmpton acting on behalf of the seller, we were thoroughly impressed with their service. They were always quick to respond to any queries, effectively communicated with our solicitors to progress the purchase and assisted us in all aspects from searching for a property all the way through to completion.
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