Wouldn’t it make a refreshing change if you could engage a professional and personable individual to sell your house instead of a faceless agency? Now you can.
The process of selling property has changed significantly over the last decade. The explosion of online property marketing means buyers no longer spend their time walking up and down high streets gazing at agent window displays. It also means that industry competition has intensified and, along with it, the pressure to sell more. Many traditional agents have responded by tying customers into additional services such as mortgage advice or conveyancing, or by reducing their overheads. This usually means fewer staff looking after more sellers and can lead to a focus on sales targets and have a detrimental impact on customer service levels.
But change also means that sellers now have more choice than ever before. Of course, many people still use a national chain of estate agents or select a local independent ‘bricks and mortar’ agent; others are increasingly going online and promoting their property themselves, often without realising the upfront fees are not refundable if their property doesn’t sell. There is another alternative: engaging the services of a property specialist.
Every option has its advantages. Your choice should reflect how you want the process to work for you.
David Hurn is the face of Jacobsen Black. An experienced estate agent based in Oxford with a passion for good old-fashioned customer service. David is one of a new breed of property specialists who have moved on from the shop window approach of the past and leveraged their skills and experience to deliver a more customer-centric service.
It’s an entirely different way of working. Here’s how.
From the outset, David will take time to provide an honest and professional view of how best to present your home. That means taking a step back and looking at it through the eyes of a buyer – who will have a different perspective to you. David will reveal how to showcase your property and achieve the highest price. The good news is that sometimes relatively simple cosmetic changes make a world of difference to the level of offer received.
The service you receive will also be geared towards your needs. That means keeping you updated on progress and activity at all times. Each viewer is properly verified beforehand which is good for peace of mind, and you won’t have to show people around your home yourself either. This more personalised service even means assistance or advice with conveyancing paperwork if needed.
And the overall experience you have will be different too. David makes selling your home as stress-free as possible. You’ll feel comfortable that you have a professional working on your behalf who is representing your best interests and is also a pleasure to deal with. You will even find David is contactable in the evenings or at weekends if needed. At all times, he is discrete and professional.
Remember, ultimately you have a choice.
So, if you’re ready to say goodbye to target-driven estate agents trying to sell you add-on services instead of concentrating on selling your property, then it’s time to talk to David.
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