Getting to know the basics of buying, selling or renting a residental property

Buying a new home can be very exciting however we appreciate that it can also be a worrying time. Ward & Co Property will advise you on how you can make your conveyancing process as quick, efficient and as hassle-free as possible using the very latest in case management technology.

We understand the importance of working closely with estate agents and other solicitors to ensure open channels of communication between all parties. We also recommend hiring a buyer’s agent who can make sure you are getting the best deal for your budget.

Typical procedure for buying:

  • Contact an estate agent for an appointment
    • Contact Mortgage Broker/Building Society to arrange any necessary mortgage
    • Get estimates for any works recommended by your surveyor

Looking to rent a property?

More and more people are opting for the renting route rather than buying a property. This can be due to many factors, but work and family situations are some of the most apparent.

Questions. Questions must be asked before you decide to rent a property. Below are some of the most necessary questions to ask the landlord or letting agency. For residential letting down in the South Coast, click here.

  1. Does your deposit have protection?
  2. How long is the tenancy for?
  3. Check if there are rules about pets, smoking and children
  4. Who is responsible for utility bills such as electricity and gas

Renting a property in Bournemouth

Selling residential property

Selling your property is something that is exciting, but it is something that should be put into the hands of a professional, so they can deal with all the legal factors. An estate agent will be able to handle the legal side of things, which you can sit back and relax. Add value to your property here.

Once the hard bit is out of the way, the viewing will commence. However, it is likely that viewers will make their minds up about the property within the first minute of being there, so first impressions are imperative in this process.

Aim for a tidy, bright and clean home. It can really surprise some home owners how effective this little bit of difference can make.


Letting Information for Landlords

Landlords If you currently own or intend to purchase residential property for rental in Surrey, you should consider engaging our property management service. You’ll find it both professional and cost-effective.
As we are qualified specialists, we know how to manage property for optimum performance, whilst ensuring smooth running tenancies, and compliance with the various landlord/tenant laws. Maximise the return on your investment – contact us now.

We offer three main types of service:-

Fully managed, Rent Management and Set Up Only.

What can we do for you?

  • Advise you on how much rent to market your property for
  • Advertise on the main property websites.
  • Arrange full interior designs and furnishings.
  • Fully reference tenants and arrange rent guarantee insurance.
  • Check tenants in.
  • Transfer utilities.
  • Receive and forward your rental payments monthly.
  • Professionally Manage your property.

Are you thinking of selling?

Free Valuation and market appraisal service

Our valuation team are a very experienced team of property professionals. They are local, highly motivated people who know the area well and who will work hard to ensure that you receive realistic, useful advice designed to help you achieve the best possible price within a time frame that suits your individual circumstances. Click here.

They will carry out a Market Appraisal of your home without obligation advising on the range of options available, including pricing and marketing approach.

Once on the market you property with receive the widest exposure and marketing available from any Estate Agent in the district, including full details being available through Surrey.

Unlike some agents, all our branches are open 7 days a week.

In our Customer Satisfaction Surveys an amazing 96% of clients using Ward & Co to sell their property would use us again and recommend us to their friends and family.