About Pestell & Co
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    Pestell & Company, established in 1991, have been supplying a high level service for 30 years. From centrally located offices in both Great Dunmow and Bishop's Stortford the teams market properties across central and West Essex as well as East Herts. The experienced teams offer a professional and personable service, working closely with solicitors and all parties involved to maintain a smooth and prompt progression of sale. Being independently owned allows a freedom and flexibility to work to customer requirements allowing us to provide you with a bespoke service, the experience and expertise required within a modern Estate Agents.

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    Here to Help
    We are contactable 7 days a week, so if you want to view a property or obtain a valuation give us a call on 01371 879100 or drop us an email at greatdunmow@pestell.co.uk and even if it is out of usual office hours we will endeavour to get back to you as soon as possible.We believe in offering genuine and realistic advice at competitive rates and we don't tie you in to a long contract. So for your free market appraisal call us today and let us help take the stress out of your move.
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Advice on selling your property
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    Choosing an Estate Agent!!!
    Choosing your Estate Agent is the most important decision to make when considering selling your home, so you need to make sure it is the right decision. Don't be flattered by high valuations, make sure they have comparable evidence that backs up what they are saying. Good local knowledge is very important so ensure your Estate Agent has this and a good track record. Personal recommendation is great. Just because you like a property through one Estate Agent don't think you have to sell through them as well. It's your home, and your choice. Think about what you want out of an agent, accompanied viewings, able to contact them out of normal office hours etc and check that your agent can do that.

    Beware of lengthy sole agency contracts and notice periods, you shouldn't need to sign a long fixed contract, you should be able to stay with your agent if you are happy but to change if you are not.

    Is the fee structure clear? Check that you understand the fee structure, not all agents are transparent with their fees, if in doubt ask.

    Showing your Property at its best
    If you want to get the best price for your home, it is advisable to finish off all those half finished DIY jobs. But don't get carried away, and don't start new ones! The best thing you can do is declutter where possible, as this helps to create a feeling of space, pot plants and flowers are a nice touch and will make the property feel more homely (but only if they are looking alive and healthy!) First impressions count, so keep the front garden looking tidy and grass cut, and maybe give that front door a lick of paint if it is looking tired.The traditional trick of baking bread or perculating some coffee is an idea, but try and avoid cooking anything that will create a strong odour prior to a viewing and if you have pets maybe ask a neighbour or family member to look after them if possible. A delicate air freshener is a good idea, but don't overdo it - You don't want to overpower the prospective buyers!

    If you are doing the viewing, make the potential buyers feel welcome, answer any questions they ask as best you can and offer information on the local area. Be interested but don't ask their life history!
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Our Team in Great Dunmow
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    Paul Welland
    Principle Partner M.N.A.E.A and M.A.R.L.A 
    Paul opened the Great Dunmow office over 15 years ago and has built a good portfolio of repeat business. Having always lived in the area his knowledge of property and the local agency business is vast. Paul is qualified with the National Federation of Property Professionals. Being the principle partner in Pestell & Co he is responsible for all aspects of the business.
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    Ray Bullett
    Partner M.N.A.E.A 
    Ray again a local member of the team having lived in Stansted Mountfitchet, Little Canfield and now Felsted. He is qualified with the National Federation of Property Professionals. Handling most aspects of the business but concentrating on the residential sales side along with New Homes and Prestigious Properties. Since joining us in 2010 he has helped develop the company and progressed to Partner.
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    Julie Atlee
    Property Manager
    Julie joined us in September of 2019 and handles all aspects of running the office. Put quite simply she organises us and the office so that the rest of the team can offer the level of service that our clients have come to expect. She lives locally and has previous property experience.
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    Josh Tyrell
    The newest member of the team joining as recently as February 2020. Josh has lived and therefore schooled locally all of his life. Eager to learn, Josh is currently studying for his Agency qualifications, he has a very bright future within the industry.
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    Testimonials from Sellers

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      a pleasure to deal with
      Mr & Mrs HJust a quick note to say how much we appreciated all your help and support selling our house in Dunmow. Thank you very much, you were always a pleasure to deal with.
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      help and support
      Mrs BThank you all for your help & support through some difficult times, i could not have done so well without your help & support which is very much appreciated. My friends are already impressed & noting your details, highly recommended.
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      all your hard work
      Mr & Mrs TWe finally got there! Just wanted to say thank you for all your hard work during this process. All the viewings, phone calls & emails paid off in the end, thank you.
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      negotiating skills, availability and commitment
      Ray sold our house and was also the agent on our new one. After a very long stressful road consisting of so many issues with other people we are finally in our new home. From the moment we viewed the property to the day we moved in Ray was excellent. He stayed calm when I was losing my marbles and negotiated with everyone up and down the chain. He was available 24/7 and always answered my questions promptly and if he didn't know the answer he always found out. Without Ray's negotiating skills, availability, hard work and commitment I am not sure I would be sitting in my new home writing this now. Thanks Ray for everything you did and for putting up with me!!!
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    Contact details

    82 High Street, Dunmow, CM6 1AP

    Buying: 01371 507111  Local call rate
    Letting: 01371 507110  Local call rate
    Fax: 01731 876161
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