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Some Local Solicitors

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

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.

Colchester Estate Agents Are Natural Sales People

It takes a special kind of person to be a good sales person. It requires charisma, a winsome manner, good character, and perhaps even attractive looks. These are sometimes attributes that some of us lack. If you're lucky your local Colchester real estate agent will be in possession the criteria of a top sales person, and close a sale for you faster and at a better price than you could manage on your own!

Quality Marketing

A good Colchester estate agent will be an expert at marketing your property. They will know how to advertise your property in all the right places. Ideally your Colchester property needs as much exposure as possible, to maximise interest from potential buyers. Typically an agent will advertise your property on property portals, such as Rightmove, and in your local or Colchester property post. Other forms of marketing include window cards, handouts, mail-shots and open-house days. Remember, the frequency and quality of the content of the advertising is just as important as where it appears.

Agent Accompanied Viewings

Some estate agents in Colchester may give the option to do accompanied viewings in preference to you showing viewers around your own property. The agent will show-off your house to viewers, underlining the best attributes. Most viewers are more prone to tell an estate agent, than the owner, what they don’t like about a property. This means that if you employ a Colchester agent, you are far more likely to receive honest information about what details of your property need fixing up to get a quick sale, at the highest achievable value.

Because we are all very proud of our homes

Those desiring to view your home may well be an insensitive group, marching around the house like royalty, making unplesant assessments and making unhappy facial expressions. Even the most well kept houses are sometimes in for a bashing, simply for the reason that one person's like is some other person's dislike. So it's perhaps for the better if you let a Colchester estate agent take property viewers around your property - and leave it to them to feed back any worthwhile feedback. No one enjoys having their house criticized by visitors.

Author: Terry Davies

Selling Tips

Neutralise Nasty OdoursNeutralise Nasty Odours - If you're trying to sell your Colchester property, then perhaps it's time to ask a good friend the question "does my house smell". If you live with unpleasant odours, then you may no longer notice them. Get the blunt opinion of a friend. If there's a problem, don't worry... there are plenty of products on the market to remove nasty smells, rather than cover them up.

Keep Pressurising Your Property AgentApply Pressure To The Estate Agency - Do not place too much reliance on your estate agent to put the required effort into producing the sales hand-out and creating your window promotion card. Ensure that you examine what they've drafted and do not be reticent to demand that they work on changes to these materials if you decide that they haven't put the required effort into this work. Look for bad spelling and grammar. Make sure that all of the descriptions are correct.

Tidy UpTidy Up - Make sure that rooms are clean and tidy, especially bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen.

Spend Up To 1%Spend Up To 1% - It is often advised that a seller should consider spending up to 1% of the sale value of the property on re-decoration, D.I.Y. and / or touching-up to achieve the best price. You should discuss this with a local Colchester specialist adviser or Colchester estate agent. A good Colchester estate agent may be able to point you in the right direction.

Author: Terry Davies

Local Estate Agents - In Or Near Your Town

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Gallant Richardson Estate Agents & Valuers
5 Culver Street West, CO1 1JG
Elms Price Maston
26 Bourne Road, CO2 7LQ
Abbey Estates
40 North Hill, CO1 1PY
Boydens, Kelvedon
121 High Street, Kelvedon CO5 9AA
Reeman Dansie Homes
8 The Seedbed Centre Wyncolls Road, Severalls Industrial Park CO4 9HT
Private Properties, Colchester
4 Bakers Lane, CO4 5BB
Scott Maddison Independent Estate Agents
84 High Street, Earls Colne CO6 2QX
4 Yorick Road, West Mersea CO5 8HT
Bartwell Estates, Colchester
12 Headgate, CO3 3BT
William H Brown
2 Market Hill, Coggeshall CO6 1TS
More Estate Agents, Colchester
48 St Johns Street, CO2 7AD
Alex Stuart & Sons
1 Harwich Road, CO4 3BP
Grier & Partners
7 The Street, East Bergholt CO7 6TF
David Martin Estate Agents
27 Mile End Road, CO4 5BU
Elms Price Maston, New Town
2 Barrack Street, CO1 2LJ
Mersea Estate Agency
4 Yorick Road, West Mersea CO5 8HT
Country & Village Property
17 Market Hill, Coggeshall CO6 1TS
Kenneth Benson Enterprise
27 Nicholsons Grove, CO1 2XS
65 North Hill, CO1 1PX
Smiths Village Homes - Dedham
1 Thread Needle Street, Dedham CO7 6HH

Food For Thought

Choosing A Colchester Property Purchase / House Sale Lawyer
Are you searching for a property lawyer in Colchester to handle your house sale or house purchase? We challenge you to find a Colchester solicitor who can come out cheaper than our best quotation. Remember, you won't be compromising on quality by using our lawyers.
Viewings Advice
It is important to know the extent of service an estate agent in Colchester will provide to you in respect of viewings to suit your requirements and convenience.

Some estate agents in Colchester do not include accompanied viewings in their service so it’s important to establish whether an estate agent will accompany all viewings and what arrangements they make for evenings and weekends.

Apart from the obvious security issues associated with an unaccompanied viewing, it is only when agents accompany buyers around a property that they can they probe, listen and understand what the buyer is really looking for. Estate agents who have developed a good understanding of their buyers’ preferences are less likely to direct unsuitable viewers to your property.

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