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    The Nock Deighton Country Homes Department is strategically located in the historic town Ludlow, giving direct access to a constant stream of wealthy cash buyers moving into the region from London & the South East as well as being centrally located within our office network.
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    Our business is built on trusting in exceptional people with a shared passion for living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, South Staffs and the West Midlands..

    One of the Midlands' oldest and most respected privately owned firms of estate agents, chartered surveyors and auctioneers, founded in 1831, Nock Deighton today stands at the forefront of the modern property world, embracing up-to-the-minute technology, industry best practice and a firm focus on achieving excellent results through excellent service and marketing.

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Home Selling Advice
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    Some tips from the experts
    Freshly ground coffee and home baked bread is the old classic but have you also considered these;

    • You don't get a second chance to make a first impression. A freshly painted front door is a great place to start.

    • Keep things tidy! A confident buyer sweeps into a room. An unconvinced buyer has to sweep through it!
    • In winter, have lights on during the day time. You would be amazed how many people don't do this during a viewing.
    • Draw back the curtains and embrace the light. In summer, natural light can liven a place up and give a feeling of freshness and cleanliness. So, draw back those curtains and open those windows.
    • Fresh air in, damp smells out; make use of 'plug-ins' or scented candles especially if your home has pets.
    • In vacant properties, always try and leave some key items of furniture behind to give the place a lived in feeling.
    • If a buyer sits down in a property, it's likely they feel at home, possibly even thinking of putting in an offer. This is a great sign, so for this reason, make sure there's space round sofas and armchairs so viewers don't have to step over coffee tables and magazines to get to them.
    • Peeling paint on a window, or a garden gate hanging off its hinges suggests that work needs to be done on the property. This can really erode a buyers' confidence and give them ammunition to negotiate harder on the price.
    • If you have a garden, make sure your property is as tidy on the outside as it now is on the inside. If you don't love your home, it is difficult to expect a would be purchaser to.
    • In winter, if you have a fireplace, make sure you use it! Everybody loves that feeling of sitting by the crackling fire.
    • To a nervous buyer, a simple damp stain could conjure images of an impending major leakage. Get it fixed and painted over.

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Home Buying Advice
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    Where do I start?
    Contact your nearest Nock Deighton Office. The friendly staff will be keen to meet you and get to know all about you in order to try and put you in touch with the very best properties that meet your criteria, so invest some time and think about the following:


    • Which are the areas you would like to be buying in?
    • Are there any other areas that you perhaps hadn't considered?
    • What type of property do you envisage purchasing?
    • What are your key 'Must Haves' & 'Don't Wants'
    • Have you decided on you budget?
    • In what timescale are you looking to move?
    • If you need to sell, have you made any preparations to place your home on the market?
    • Have you spoken to a Financial Advisor to see what amount of money you may be able to borrow?

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    I would like to view some properties...

    Once we have a good idea of your needs, it's time to get out there and see a good range of properties so that you can get a grip on what your money will buy in your chosen area.

    • The sooner you become confident about value, the sooner you will be in a position to buy with conviction.
    • See as much as you can, however if you find the perfect property early on in your search, don't delay - if you like it the probability is that someone else will as well!
    • Give detailed feedback to your agent; it will help to guide them in assisting you.
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    Found it!

    When you find a suitable property, quickly get in touch with Nock Deighton about how to proceed. An offer is about more than just money; you will be asked to provide the office details of

    • Your current position (Sold, House to sell, No related sale)
    • Timescales
    • Any key items for inclusion (curtains, carpets, etc)
    • Your proposed method of funding the purchase

    In order for the seller to make an informed decision, we will need to make this information available to them.

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    What happens now?

    Once a sale has been agreed, the office will allocate main point of contact between all parties involved in the transaction. That person will also be there to help guide you every step of the way and to assist where at all possible. Your immediate priority is to:

    • Instruct a recommended local solicitor with experience of your chosen area.
    • Instruct your IFA/ Mortgage broker (if applicable) to commission a survey on the property.

    Once the legal (or 'conveyancing') work has been carried out and your finances are in order, you will be in a position to 'exchange contracts' prior to the agreed 'completion', at which point you can take possession of your new home.

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    Any other advice?
    • Invest time in your agent; the better they understand your needs, the more they can help.
    • Make sure everybody who needs to see the property has seen it before you offer.
    • This is an exciting yet sometimes stressful time for all involved. Be aware of the feelings of all those involved in the transaction and try and react logically and calmly to the ups and downs of the transaction
    • Get your ducks in a row; there are thousands of mortgage products on the market. Consult an independent mortgage advisor who can tailor the product to your needs.
    • Don't judge a book by its cover - no property will look like home until you have moved in!
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    Chartered Surveyors

    If you are looking for a Chartered Surveyor in Shropshire who specialises in Building Surveys and Home Buyers Reports, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

    Call 01743 241 251

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    Lettings & Property Management

    With one of Shropshire's largest books of investment properties under management, Nock Deighton are the obvious choice to help you with all of your needs in this area.

    Call 01952 290 163

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Nock Deighton Country Homes
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    Raising the standards

    Our Country Homes department provides a highly specialised and personal service regarding the sale and acquisition of high end and quality Period, Individual, Country & Village, Equestrian, Estates, Historical, and Listed properties in Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

    The department works closely with all of the Nock Deighton offices, to ensure that any applicants who may be searching for a Country Home are well serviced and cross matched with suitable properties across our portfolio. Our unique approach to this method - one department overseeing all offices and providing a structured, supportive and coordinated approach - sets us apart from our competitors whose offices are very often in competition with each other and rarely cross sell between regions.

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    Ross D'Aniello BSc (Hons) AssocRICS MNAEA MARLA

    Ross is the Head of our Country Homes Department and with many years of experience specialising in the sale and acquisition of quality and bespoke Country, Equestrian, Village and Rural properties he is highly qualified and able to advise on all matters relating to property.

    Whether you need advice regarding the value of your home or more in depth and detailed assistance regarding planning, development or legal matters Ross is expertly positioned to help.

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    Hazel Price MNAEA
    Hazel has many years experience in the Country Homes market works alongside Ross handling the sale of our Country Homes properties. 
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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.”

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