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    Formed in 2000 Ross Nicholas and Company is a wholly owned private practice, owned by Ross Nicholas Wilkins who is based at our successful New Milton Office catering for all aspects in estate agency. The office has gone from strength to strength and has recently moved to a superior position which has required an expansion with a further two members of staff.


    In 2006 Ross Nicholas and Company acquired Murray and Morris which had an established central trading position in the village of Highcliffe for over 35 years which was refurbished and rebranded and computer linked to our New Milton Office. The office is now run by George Gosling who has extensive experience and local knowledge backed by an excellent team of four.

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LANDLORD GUIDE
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    Great News....

    You have made the right choice and are in the right place

    the quality and professionalism of agents varies greatly

    We are a member of NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) and TPO (The Property Ombudsman), which means we are bound by a strict code of conduct and professional standards.

    So, Simply put, we will give you accurate and professional advice and find the best quality Tenant for you at the highest rent and make sure that letting is as simple and enjoyable as possible.

    We will manage the letting in an efficient and friendly manner and will be transparent throughout the process.

    The standard of rental accommodation and services provided by agents can vary enormously...so choose the best...

    LETTING PROCESS FOR LANDLORDS

    Valuation

    We will happily have an initial chat on the phone to discuss the current rental market and what rent we think your property will fetch. Then we will arrange an inspection to give you an accurate rental price and once we've agreed the rental with you we will commence marketing.

    Marketing

    We arrange for our photographer to take photos and produce a floorplan. If there is not already an EPC we will arrange one for free as this is a legal requirement before you can show a property to a Tenant.

    Viewings

    Applicants contact us to arrange viewings - we always pre-qualify applicants to ensure they can firstly afford the rent, secondly when their move in date is likely to be and finally that they really want the location. We do this to avoid unnecessary viewings.

    Updates/Feedback

    Once marketing has commenced we provide regular feedback on viewings.

    Safety Regulations

    Landlords are responsible for the safety of the Tenant, so a Gas Safety Certificate is required. We can assist with arranging this for you

    Offers

    When an offer is made, our expert negotiators work very hard to ensure we get the best deal for you.

    The Right Tenant

    Our checking process is very comprehensive. It is worth it for you as we don't want to rent to a Tenant who will cause issues in the long term. We fully reference and check applicants, including a credit check, income and employment verification, previous address and landlord searches and checking bank statements.

    Tenancy Agreement

    Our Tenancy Agreement is regularly reviewed by lawyers to ensure it is compliant with all current legislations and is there to fully protect you.

    Cleaning

    The property must be clean before the Tenant moves in and as such we recommend getting it professionally cleaned which we can arrange for you. The Cooker, Carpets and windows will need to be cleaned by a professional. It is then down to the vacating Tenant to do the same. This ensures that the property is kept to a high standard.

    Inventory

    Before a tenancy begins an Inventory is required to check the condition of the property - this protects you when the Tenant comes to leave at the end as it will highlight any damage. We can arrange this for you.

    Deposit and Rent Collection

    We always collect one month's rent plus £150.00 and the initial rent is paid in advance. After the tenant moves in we will register the deposit with the Deposit Protection service and release the rent to you. Rent is then collected by us throughout the Tenancy and remitted to your account.

    Completion

    Once the references are approved by you, the Tenancy Agreement signed by both parties, all the monies received and the Inventory has been completed we will hand the keys over to the Tenant.

    Our Commitment

    Occasionally things do go wrong as sometimes we are not provided with all the facts but if they do then we are committed to making things right for both Landlords and Tenants - our business has been built on long term relationships with clients recommending their family and friends to use us.

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TENANTS GUIDE
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    Great News....

    You have made the right choice and are in the right place

    the quality and professionalism of agents varies greatly

    We are a licensed member of NAEA (the National Association of Estate Agents) and TPO (The Property Ombudsman), which means we are bound by a strict code of conduct and professional standards, Simply put, we will find you the right new home and ensure that renting is as simple and enjoyable as possible. We will manage your search in an efficient and friendly manner and will be transparent throughout the process.

    The standard of rental accommodation and services provided by agents can vary enormously...so choose the best...

    Renting Process for Tenants

    Making your search as painless as possible and your move as smooth as possible...

    Property Details

    All our properties are listed on the main property websites including Rightmove and Zoopla. We provide Floorplans and numerous photos to help finding the right home for you.

    Arrange a Viewing

    When you find a property which you like, contact us and we will take some basic details to ensure it is the best property for you and in case there are any others you can view. We are open 8.30am - 6.30pm Monday - Friday and 8.30am - 5.00pm on Saturday.

    Making an Offer

    When making an offer, the Landlord will need as much information as possible to make a decision, so we always ask for the following:

    Rent - how much you are happy to pay per calender month.

    Start - when you want to move in.

    Length - how long you want to rent for - usually terms are 6 months but we can offer longer term Tenancies after the initial 6 month period.

    How you will pay - monthly or in advance.

    Who will be the Tenant - ie who is going to live in the property.

    What your employment status is - where you work and your salary.

    Holding Deposit

    Once accepted we require a holding deposit of £200.00 plus VAT which will secure the property and is subject to your reference check, to make the process as easy as possible. If the landlord withdraws from the Tenancy Agreement process you will be refunded. If you withdraw from the Tenancy the deposit will be retained by us.

    References

    We fully reference Tenants and after paying the holding deposit we will send you a link for you to complete your details for referencing to start.

    Tenancy Agreement

    Once the terms are agreed we will draft a Tenancy Agreement and send it to you for signing. Our Tenancy Agreement is regularly reviewed by lawyers to ensure it is compliant with all current legislations and is there to fully protect you.

    Rental and Deposit

    Prior to your move in date we will require a deposit of one month's rent plus £150.00 and the initial rent - this needs to be cleared into our bank account - we do accept cash but you can pay by transfer.

    Right to Rent Check / Personal ID:

    You will need to bring in the original copy of your passport and visa if required. Keys will only be released once we have physically seen the originals

    Check in and receiving keys:

    Once the paperwork is in place, your initial monies have cleared and all your obligations have been met, we arrange an Inventory check to confirm the condition of the property. Once this is completed, you'll be given the keys so you can move into your new home. You will need to sign the Inventory and have 7 days to make any amendments.

    Cleaning

    The property will be cleaned before a Tenant moves in. The Cooker, Carpets and windows will be cleaned by a professional. It is then down to the vacating Tenant to do the same. This ensures that the property is kept to a high standard.

    Our Commitment

    Occasionally things do go wrong as sometimes we are not provided with all the facts but if they do then we are committed to making issues right for both Landlords and Tenants - our business has been built on long term relationships and with Tenants recommending their friends and family to use us.

    Welcome to your new home - enjoy!

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    Some kind words from happy clients and tenants

    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      A first class service from a first class company.
      Ross Nicholas have successfully managed my property for many years easing the stress and worry normally associated with the Lettings industry. They are professional and informative and always keep me updated. A first class service from a first class company.  Mr A.L.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      I have not been disappointed and  recommend you
      I am delighted that I was recommended to use you by a friend who has used your firm for many years. I have not been disappointed and will continue to recommend you whenever possible. Mr A.B.
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    Disclaimer

    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *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 Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe on 01425 277 777.


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      Formed in 2000 Ross Nicholas and Company is a wholly owned private practice, owned by Ross Nicholas Wilkins who is based at our successful New Milton Office catering for all aspects in estate agency. The office has gone from strength to strength and has recently moved to a superior position which has required an expansion with a further two members of staff.

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      In 2006 Ross Nicholas and Company acquired Murray and Morris which had an established central trading position in the village of Highcliffe for over 35 years which was refurbished and rebranded and computer linked to our New Milton Office. The office is now run by George Gosling who has extensive experience and local knowledge backed by an excellent team of four.
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    Why Sell through Ross Nicholas?
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      Residential Sales:
      We are proud to have dedicated residential sales staff who specialise in knowing our applicant register to extraordinary depths. We regularly receive positive feedback from our applicants on how thorough we are when it comes to matching and meeting their requirements and we are proud to exceed their expectations when it comes to finding their dream home.

      We offer comprehensive detailed particulars for all our properties with the partners of the firm believing that at whatever price bracket you are selling in, a seller should always have the finer details of their home made available at the outset to their prospective purchasers.

      We offer a professional photography package along with full colour 350 gsm glossy brochures where appropriate in order to present your home to the very best of our abilities.

      We offer short sole agency periods as we are confident in our ability to sell your home, typically offering contract lengths of no longer than six to eight weeks.
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      Commercial Property Sales:
      We are proud to be a multi-disciplined company with high levels of experience in all sectors including Commercial Property and Freehold Investment sales and recently sold a hotel in Bournemouth and a Freehold Investment in Highcliffe over larger Commercial firms. Please contact us for further information on this service and how we can be successful in this for you.
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      Residential Land and Development
      We have a resident Land and New Homes specialist based in our Highcliffe office offering ten years experience in residential development. We are able to organise and offer free and confidential feasibility studies for any properties or plots of land. We operate within the entire Hampshire, Dorset and Wiltshire areas offering an in house service that no other estate agent can rival in this department. Contact George Gosling in confidence on 01425 277 777 to discuss this in more detail.
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    Why Buy through Ross Nicholas?
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      Whilst we are a relatively new Company having only been formed in the year 2000, between the partners and staff we have over 100 years experience in the property industry. What this means for you, the purchaser, is that we offer detailed particulars, accompanied viewings seven days a week and an unrivalled depth of knowledge of our properties and the local market in general. 

      We don't just treat a viewing on one of our properties as a showing whereby we stand in the doorway and point out the room, rather we want to show you every important aspect of what we hope will be your future home and pride ourselves on the little touches such as knowing which way the garden faces, are there any likely development proposals that will adversely effect your enjoyment of the property in the near future and roughly how long it will take you to walk to the local schools, beaches, shops or any other important local facility or landmark. 

      Ultimately this industry works on reputation and repeat business and ensuring that our buyers are happy means you are more likely to recommend us to your friends or family, therefore we are only happy when our buyers and sellers are happy and will go above and beyond the role of a traditional estate agent in order to make sure you are thrilled with your experience of our Company.
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      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        I would not hesitate to recommend your Company
        To George and all at Ross Nicholas, Highcliffe, thanks again for helping us sell in super speedy time. 
        Mrs J Freeman
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        Again my sincere thanks to all concerned
        I would like to thank you for your kind attention to detail and success in selling my house, particularly Oli who was very helpful and gave the viewers a glowing description when showing them round. 
        Mrs B Ames
      • Seller Testimonial

        Full Asking Price on the first day - fantastic!
        Thanks for all your hard work in selling my house.
        Ms D.C.
      • Seller Testimonial

        You have done everything I asked of you and more
        Congratulations in pulling in a fish, pretty good work in a very short space of time. Other agents are now contacting me wishing they had been as quick thinking as you
        Mr M Bartlett
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        Many thanks - You're the best
        Many thanks for everything over these past few months, you have all been great.
        Mr R Cooke
      • Seller Testimonial

        I can't speak highly enough of you
        To George and the team, thank you very much for all the help you have given me in the sale of number 3. 
        Mrs C Bell

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        A unique and wonderful team
        Dan, thank you very much for everything and also George for waving the key. People like you make the world a nicer place. 
        Mrs V Wainwright
      • Buyer Testimonial

        You went above and beyond my expectations
        To George and Oli, thank you so much for all your help!
        Mrs S Baines
      • Buyer Testimonial

        A superb experience from start to finish
        A truly first class team, highly professional at all times never forgetting who your client was and who you were acting for but treating me with kindness and respect and with a level of duty of care I would say is almost unique to a buyer. I will not hesitate to use you when I wish to sell. 
        Mr D McCarthy
      • Buyer Testimonial

        I won't hesitate to use you again in the future
        Having bought and sold many times over the last 30 years I am yet to experience a team as thorough and professional as yours. You kept me informed of what was needed to be done but weren't too pushy, kept in communication with me more often than I could have wished for and I know the sellers will be proud of the job you did for them.  In my opinion you and your team are the number one agent in the area and I won't hesitate to use you again for all my property needs.
        Mr R Govier
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *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 Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe on 01425 277 777.


      Welcome to Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe

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        With offices in prime locations on both New Milton and Highcliffe high streets, Ross Nicholas & Company is proud to offer a personal and efficient service to buyers and sellers of property in Hampshire and Dorset. We are a wholly independent, family run business, and pride ourselves on our knowledge and understanding of the local area.

      Find Us

      Branch address

      334 Lymington Road,
      Highcliffe,
      Christchurch,
      BH23 5EY

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01425 545055  Local call rate
      Letting: 01425 545050  Local call rate

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *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 Ross Nicholas & Co, Highcliffe on 01425 277 777.