Getting ready to move?

The team at Hunter Ashley Sales & Lettings have many years’ experience of what a good house move looks like; we’ve sold countless homes and looked after many clients just like you.  We know moving home can be a worrying time, but we’re dedicated to making it a smooth, positive experience.  If you’re ready to sell call us on 01753 316000 or complete a home visit request form and we’ll get your selling journey underway.

If you’re new to selling or not quite ready to get started; the following may answer some of your questions:

One of the most important considerations for first time sellers is timing and the question we get asked time and time again is: “Should we find somewhere we like and then put our house on the market, or do we get a buyer for ours and then look for a new house?”

Our advice is always to find a buyer first, here’s why:  If you find your dream home but haven’t yet got your house on the market, you’re basically telling the seller, “yes we want to buy your house, but we have no idea when we’ll be able to”. 

Whilst your dream home’s owners might say yes to your offer; they’re unlikely to take their house off the market until you’ve got a good buyer for your own.  In the meantime, someone else, in a better buying position could come along and make an offer that the sellers accept.  To avoid disappointment, at very least ,you need to get your house on the market so potential sellers can see you’re serious about moving.

It’s also true that when selling your home, you want to get the best possible buyer and price so the last thing you need is to be under pressure to take less than you really want just so you can finally secure the house you’ve fallen in love with.

The good news is that the team at Hunter Ashley has all the knowledge and experience to guide you through the process, we take care of most of the work so you can relax and focus on finding your new home.  The following outlines our service to sellers:


We’ll start by sending along one of our team of professional property valuers; they have unrivalled knowledge of the local area and property market and will be able to give you a valuation and help you decide the right price to market your property at for a maximum return.

Preparing your home for Market

Presentation is key to generating viewings and securing the best price for your home, so we’ll give you lots of advice and tips to help you prepare your home for market to attract the best quality buyers.  Having great photographs makes all the difference and we use professional photographers to capture your home for maximum appeal along with the creation of detailed floor plans.


When it comes to selling your home; we use a combination of state-of-the-art technology couple with good old-fashioned customer service to reach as many potential buyers as possible.  We’ll look through our list of hundreds of current potential buyers as well as marketing your home on all the main multi agency platforms like Right Move and Zoopla and displaying it on our own website.

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