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SELLING YOUR PROPERTY IN EASTBOURNE, BEXHILL & HASTINGS

 

Whether you are just starting to think about moving and would like some helpful advice or want to get moving straight away our team of estate agents are happy to help and will tailor service to suit you.

If you are looking to sell a property in Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hastings or the surround East Sussex area, get in contact with the team today or book a free property valuation.

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Please note this is an approximate value when just curious.

BOOK A FACE TO FACE VALUATION

Arrange a professional valuation and marketing plan from one of our expert local team. The most accurate method of valuing any home to get a real feel for the property and location.

BOOK A VIRTUAL VALUATION

If you are shielding, self-isolating or would simply prefer to not have any visitors into your home, why not book one of our virtual valuations via a video call with our expert local team who can help you.

Sell your home with Oakfield

At Oakfield Estate Agents we are here to do more than just sell your home, we work to achieve the best possible price for you whilst ensuring the whole moving experience is as smooth as it can be.

The marketing of your property is what will entice potential buyers to view your property, we know how important it is to get this right from professional photography to detailed particulars. Our Marketing Consultants will ask you what made you purchase the property as we believe there is no better selling point to attract buyers than the reason you were drawn to the property in the first place.

Over our 20 years in Estate Agency we have consistently evolved our practices to ensure we are the best we can be. If you are interested in learning more about why sets us apart from our competitors then read more about us here or call your local branch in EastbourneBexhill or Hastings.

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT US

April 2021

We were extremely impressed by the Oakfield lettings team in Eastbourne. We started using their services in 2015 and from our experience will use them in the future. We could always rely on polite and extremely prompt emails and calls from Alex Ruiter to clarify matters. Alex, the lettings manager, co-ordinates tenants and landlords with notable energy and his marketing skills are outstanding. Certainly this agency stands well out among the others.

April 2021

Sam at Oakfield is professional, quick to respond, quick to act and an all round excellent agent. Sam you are a credit to Oakfield. Thank you Sam for all your hard work we appreciate everything you did to get us moved in!

April 2021

We recently have worked with the Oakfield team, we worked closely with Molly Hancock – she has been fabulous throughout the entire process of selling our flat! She was approachable, friendly and kept good communication with us throughout. Thank you!

April 2021

Couldn’t be happier with our experience with Oakfield!
Lucy was always there if we needed anything, and made the whole process seem so easy, in comparison to dealing with other company’s .. I’d highly recommend going through Oakfield, as Lucy found us a perfect place within a short period of time. Couldn’t have asked for a better service.

April 2021

We are currently in the process of renting a property through Oakfields and we cannot fault them.With all this Covid business going on we were unsure if we could still find somewhere.Maisie helped us with the initial application and we are very grateful to her.Then theres our lil hero Lucy,nothing seems to much for her and she’s very quick to respond and so professional. Getting the Vouch message telling us we were successful and have been accepted for our new home was amazing.Lucy keeps us informed and updated and we still have some paperwork to do but we truly don’t mind because Oakfield rock and we think they are awesome.Thankyou guys,you are our earth angels.

April 2021

We were very nervous about letting our house out as this was our first property, and we had no experience with this type of thing. We went to Oakfield’s as they are highly recommended as letting specialists around the area.
We were very well looked after by the team who answered the many questions we had and made everything easy. A special thank you to Gemma, who took it upon herself to help us every step of the way. She did absolutely everything for us, and went above and beyond to get us quality tenants in a matter of days. Gemma also kept us involved and explained every step of the process which helped us gain a lot more knowledge and put our minds at ease. As a result of this brilliant service we went for the ‘fully managed letting service’ option and I personally feel confident that we are in good hands.

March 2021

I recently found a nice flat through Oakfield’s lettings team and had a very positive experience. They were fast to respond to my interest and emails, much quicker than other agencies I contacted. They were friendly and not pushy when I was looking at the place. The team were efficient too at getting the contract and documents through, and the reference checking didn’t take too long. I also got a nice welcome pack when I picked up the keys, which was handy in the first few days I was there!

March 2021

I recently found a nice flat through Oakfield’s lettings team and had a very positive experience. They were fast to respond to my interest and emails, much quicker than other agencies I contacted. They were friendly and not pushy when I was looking at the place. The team were efficient too at getting the contract and documents through, and the reference checking didn’t take too long. I also got a nice welcome pack when I picked up the keys, which was handy in the first few days I was there!

March 2021

Really liked this virtual meeting to discuss what I am looking for what might b out there for me to look at. Was a really safe way to start my property search. Scott was super helpful, I felt that he really dedicated time to me.

March 2021

We have found our dream rental property through Oakfield and they have been super helpful. Maisie is great – really friendly and efficient – and has made the whole process stress free, which is even more impressive in these tricky COVID times. Now we just can’t wait to move in! Thanks guys! Highly recommend.

March 2021

I have used Oakfield twice for moving out and both times they have been nothing but amazing. Maisie dealt with my most recent move so quickly and efficiently without making it feel rushed and done unwell. She continued to be there whenever I needed something throughout the process explaining each part and helping me to do it. Even now I know Maisie is still there should we need anything once moved in. Amazing 🙂

February 2021

We would like to thank Sam Hodgett at Oakfield estate agents in Bexhill for being so responsive when needed. Sam has managed to put our minds at ease whilst going through a really stressful time of purchasing a new house. Anytime of the day, he’s been there to answer any questions or queries we might of had. We haven’t completed yet however, I don’t doubt that Sam will help make this happen as soon as possible. Third time lucky with buying a house during a global pandemic and Sam has by far been the most prompt and reliable estate agent we’ve come across!

Our Selling Guide

Marketing Proposal Meeting

The first step in selling your home is to arrange for one of our experienced Marketing Consultants to carry out a Marketing Proposal Meeting where we can discuss our services, advise you of the current market trends and give you our recommendation on a marketing price.

Budgeting for your move

Once you have ascertained what your home is worth the next step is to speak to a mortgage advisor who can help you plan for your intended move. If you do not require a mortgage we would recommend you think through the moving costs such as legal fees, stamp duty, agents fees and removal costs etc. so you have an idea of how much the move is likely to cost.

Arranging a solicitor

We recommend deciding on a Solicitor before a buyer is found, this way once an offer has been agreed the solicitors can be instructed to get started on the legal work immediately thus avoiding any unnecessary delays.

Getting your home ready for potential buyers

First impressions are vital when selling a property; you need to ensure that your home is presented in the best light to entice potential buyers. Ensure the grass is cut and the garden is tidy, give a fresh coat of paint to any rooms that you think may need it and de-clutter as much as you can.

Marketing your home

Once you are ready we will come and take photographs and marketing details for your property. This information will be compiled and emailed out to our extensive database of buyers looking for their next home as well as added to our website, RightMove and Zoopla.

Agreeing a sale

When we receive an offer on your property we will check the buyer’s ability to proceed from checking the chain behind your buyer, if there is one. In the event they are a cash purchaser with no related sale we will obtain proof of their funds. Once we have all the information then we will write to all parties to confirm the sale and the legal process will commence.

Legal work before exchanging contracts

Once instructed the Solicitors will commence work on progressing the legal side of the sale. This will involve searches, raising and answering queries, checking through all documents and where applicable dealing with the relevant mortgage company for the finance. This process should take an average of 4-6 weeks however this does vary greatly from sale to sale depending on the complexity.

Exchanging contracts

A sale is not legally binding until such time that the contracts exchange. At the point of exchange a date will be agreed for completion once exchange of contracts has taken place and dates have been agreed you can book your removals and notify your contacts of your moving date and new address.

Completion / moving date

This is the final stage of the process and the day on which you must vacate your property as the purchasers are now the legal owners. Agents will not release keys to your new home until they have had confirmation from the solicitors that the funds have arrived, this usually happens in the middle of the working day often between the hours of 11am and 3pm.

Our track record

At Oakfield Estate Agents, we send out a monthly newsletter to all of our Clients. The newsletter gives you information on what is happening at Oakfield Estate Agents as well as informative blogs and the latest property news.

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CONVEYANCING

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Get in touch with your local estate agent team who will be happy to help.

For more information on selling your property in Eastbourne, Bexhill, Hastings or the surround East Sussex area, get in touch with the team today.