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Customer Feedback Beaumont Legal  “very good would recommend again”    Birchall Blackburn  “Excellent and effective communication. Would use again”    Birchall Blackburn  “Great work. Will use again”    The John W Davies Partnership LLP  “Excellent service from start to finish. ”    Beaumont Legal  “Very good, would use again.”    Lawcomm Solicitors  “I was very happy with the service provided by Lawcomm.”    Cheesman and Co  “Very professional and quick service. Excellent comunication-tracking, e-mails, phones. ”    Chadwick Lawrence LLP  “would use again when sale proceeds”    Beaumont Legal  “excellent feedback throughout.”    AP Malam Property Lawyers  “very happy with the service”    
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Some Local Solicitors

Marshall Sutton Jones01206 544434John Fowlers01206 302694
Mr P Thorpe01206 767433Fisher Jones Greenwood01206 578282
Sharon Coomber01206 769342Dennis Brown01206 505060
Budd Martin Burrett01206 761144Perera Solicitors01206 543999
John Fowler Oldman01206 576151Plummer Tilsley Logan01206 217700
Motorwise National Accident Claims0800-298 2422David Morgan Jones01206 766749
A H Frost01206 217300Asher Prior Bates01206 768331
Pleass Thomson & Co01206 307454Roger Hart & Co01621 819196
David Temperton01206 575321Passmores01206 574076
Stuart & Co01206 760600D W Gallifant01206 383050
Bell & Howe01206 710750Thompson Smith & Puxon01206 574431
L M Stansfield01206 733733Martin Elliott & Co01206 767112
Gepp & Sons01206 369889

Should I use a Colchester solicitor for my conveyancing?

There's no real need to use a solicitor located in Colchester to do your conveyancing. Your whole case can be managed efficiently by post, email and telephone.

Why use a Colchester Estate Agent?

There is a recent trend of Colchester home-owners trying to sell their own properties. Many websites now offer services to assist with this, but at, we still believe there is great value in using the services of a good local estate agent to market and sell your property.

Here are some points to consider when deciding whether to find an estate agent to help you market and sell or let your property.

Well Connected

Colchester estate agents have many local industry connections. They may be able to recommend a good local solicitor, mortgage broker, insurance broker or financial adviser in Colchester.

Agent Accompanied Viewings

Many agents in Colchester will offer to do accompanied viewings on your behalf. The agent will big-up your property to those viewing it, drawing attention to all of the most attractive attributes. Most viewers are more likely to tell an estate agent, than the owner, what they find unattractive about a house. The outcome is that if you use a Colchester estate agent, you are far more likely to get honest feedback about what aspects of your property need fixing to get a faster sale, and at the best achievable price.

Colchester Estate Agents Are Natural Sales People

It takes a special kind of person to be a good sales person. It takes charisma, a winsome manner, good character, and in some cases attractive looks. These are sometimes attributes that some of us find in short supply. With any luck your local Colchester real estate agent will posses the criteria of a good sales man or woman, and close a sale faster for you and at a better price than you could achieve if you tried to sell your own property!

In The Know

A good Colchester estate agent will already have a shortlist of potential buyers (applicants) on their books, who may immediately want to view your property. This could result in a quick sale.

Author: Terry Davies

Selling Tips

Make some coffeeMake some coffee - Most people love the smell of brewing coffee, even if they don't like to drink it. Consider putting on some fresh coffee just before a viewing, it's sure to create a welcoming odour for those Colchester viewers!

Get PaintingGet Painting - Consider some fresh paint. There’s a good reason why new builds in Colchester are usually presented in magnolia and white. The light colours make rooms look bigger and cleaner. White paint, in particular, makes kitchens and bathrooms look spick and span. Remember, that dark purple that you painted your bedroom in, that you completely love, may not be to Colchester buyer’s liking!

ConveyancingConveyancing - When you are buying or selling Colchester property, then one expense that is difficult to avoid is the legal cost. It really isn't a good idea to cut out the solicitor, as conveyancing is a complex process, and there are many pitfalls. The good news is this: There is no good reason to use a local solicitor - and can help to find you a quality national solicitor who will do the work for a much cheaper price.

Shop around for a proactive Colchester estate agentShop around for a proactive Colchester estate agent - If you're putting your Colchester property on the market - then it's important to shop around before choosing your Colchester estate agent. The Internet affords the luxury of being able to read genuine customer feedback and reviews. For each agent in Colchester take the time to search the Internet and get a feel for what other clients are saying about them. You're looking for consistently good feedback. This should give you the confidence that they're going to do a good job for you, and get your property sold. If you come across bad feedback, then take the time to look at how old it is. Have been people been saying nicer things more recently? After all, if an agency had bad feedback in the past - and has improved, they could still be the best choice for you.

Author: Terry Davies

Local Estate Agents - In Or Near Your Town

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David Martin Estate Agents, Highwoods Square
4 Highwoods Square, Highwoods CO4 9SR
Allen Estates
99 High Street, Kelvedon CO5 9AA
Boydens Colchester
57 Crouch Street, CO3 3EY
Your Move
43 Sir Isaacs Walk, CO1 1JJ
Jonathan Bysh Estate Agents
12 Church Street, CO1 1NF
William H Brown
42 St Christopher Road, CO4 0NA
Alex Stuart & Sons
1 Harwich Road, CO4 3BP
143 High Street, CO1 1DW
Lucas Estates
16 Victoria Place, Brightlingsea CO7 0BX
Rollo Estates
61 High Street, Wivenhoe CO7 9AZ
David Martin Estate Agents
5 Hythe Quay, CO2 8JB
Spicer McColl
145 High Street, CO1 1PG
Spicer McColl
66 High Street, Wivenhoe CO7 9AZ
65 North Hill, CO1 1PX
Optimum Propertybook
3 St Peters Court Middleborough, CO1 1WD
William H Brown
2 Market Hill, Coggeshall CO6 1TS
Newstead Estates
54 Prettygate Road, CO3 4EQ
Grier & Partners
7 The Street, East Bergholt CO7 6TF
Elms Price Maston, Wivenhoe
29 High Street, Wivenhoe CO7 9BE
Taylors Colchester
159 High Street, CO1 1PG

Food For Thought

Agents Commission Rates Disambiguated
Most property sellers are not aware of the differing commission rates that Colchester agents will charge to sell your property. It is a well established fact that not all Colchester agencies charge the same rates of commission and there's a good reason for this - so do not make your choice of agent on price alone. A number of Colchester estate agents may quote you standard charges but upon appraising the house, may conclude that the property may be more troublesome to market than their typical houses because it's in high crime area or in a poor state of repair warranting more marketing costs and sales effort. on the other hand, some agents may quote a lower than usual commission if they conclude that they can move your property without much effort and quickly. Some Colchester agents simply do not suffer with the running costs of bigger firms who have made high levels of investment in high street offices, high quality training for staff, complex computer systems and top-of-the-range marketing materials and resources. That's not to imply that cut-price commission charges will deliver poor customer service and professionalism because one can at times experience inadequacies when dealing with bigger chain firms too. Cut price Colchester agents typically require a bigger turnover of stock to trade profitably and are therefore far less prone to show concern with regards to achieving the best value for their clients. The final amount of the after sale money in your pocket is surely of greater importance than the percentage fee your Colchester agent has invoiced you in commission fees.
When should I book my removals?
Only make a firm booking when contracts have been exchanged. Only at this point will you be certain of the day of the move.

Author: Terry Davies

Customer Reviews & Comments

Ashworth Law (Legal Development Partners t/as)

All queries were responded to quickly and efficiently. I would recommend this firm.. Mortgage Broker, CO3. Rating: rating: 5 stars November, 2013

Beaumont Legal

Daniel at Beaumont Legal on the whole managed my case fine. Communication was poor at times and I didn't feel like there was a lot of advice or guidance forthcoming. However, the quality of the information pack and the fee level mean that overall they were decent value for money.. Client, CO7. Rating: rating: 5 stars September, 2013

Ashworth Law (Legal Development Partners t/as)

Exellent service from start to finish. From the minute I emailed company to start conveyancing, I had prompt and regular contact with solicitor, khalid did a first class job, and excellent value for money, most definitely recommend this firm.Thank you!. Client, CO3. Rating: rating: 5 stars September, 2013

The Legal House

Sarah was brilliant and very professional. We were really pleasantly surprised at the level of service we received in comaprison with our experiences with local larger solicitor firms (at half the price!). We can highly recommend The Legal House.. Client, CO1. Rating: rating: 5 stars January, 2013

The Legal House

Was 100% confident from the first time I spoke to Sarah. Excellent communication. Felt good to have Sarah on our side!. Client, CO6. Rating: rating: 5 stars April, 2011

Ross Coates Solicitors

Josie Quinn was absolutely fantastic she never once hurried me off the phone even when I was probably waffling. She showed a personal intrest in our case, was very proffesionall at all times and quick to sort any discrepancies. She helped make what could have been a very stressful move into something quite enjoyable. I also liked the way I didnt have to wade my way through receptionists to speak to her. Unlike some other organizations were they say hang on a mo whilst I check if their free. she and her colleagues at the kesgrave branch made me feel like nothing was to much trouble , well done girls! Just a little note one unamed representative at the Ipswich branch could learn alot from the staff at kesgrave. As my experience with her was far from good bordering on dam right rude. Could do with a training session in dealing with the public sensitively!. Client, CO7. Rating: rating: 5 stars April, 2011