From grocery shopping to banking, online services have become a huge aspect of our lives over the past few years, and estate agents aren’t an exception. Online estate agents are being able to reach a large audience via ads on television, their cost-effective deals can be incredibly appealing however they may not provide the excellent advantages provided by your local high-street estate agent.
What are some of these advantages?
It may sound obvious it’s not, but Lichfield estate agents who are local have unrivalled local knowledge. Alongside being trained to offer in-depth information and advice on the wider market, a large portion of our advisors lived their entire lives in the local cities and villages, allowing them to give information on the local region and the market for property based on their own personal experiences.
An in-person relationship
Selling or buying a home is an incredibly personal, and at times an emotional experience. We strive to know our clients in a more intimate way – and what better way to do this than having a conversation in person?
If you are looking to purchase your next house building a strong, in-person relationship with your consultant will help them understand what you’re looking to purchase, so they can provide you with the ideal properties when they are up for auction. If you are selling and want to get to know your home and yourself inside out, they will be able advertise the property to prospective buyers in the most efficient way possible.
Advertise to a larger but a specific audience
Although it might seem like the whole world is online today However, there are still those who prefer doing things in the traditional way. This means that when you employ an online estate agent, you may be missing out on a large group of prospective buyers. If you sell your property through an agent, your house will be advertised on the internet, taking pride of place on our websites, social media profiles, and on national sites like Rightmove, but it will also be showcased in our branches to people who come by.
When using an estate agent who is local your home will be seen by a much smaller audience, and will be able to attract buyers who are specifically looking for houses in your region, which makes inquiries and viewings more likely to succeed.
A full, comprehensive service
A lot of online estate agents are there to sell your home or you a home and that’s all they offer, with the additional services requiring a price tag. In addition to our standard selling or buying, leasing rental and buying services, we have a multi-faceted team allows us to offer free valuations, professional photos and professional advice on mortgages, finances and conveyancing. We offer our clients a comprehensive service throughout their property journey.
Cheap online agents may seem attractive, but nothing could compare to the quality of service offered by an agent who is local. And if you’re still in doubt, why not visit the branch nearest you to experience our services for yourself.
Lovett&Co. Estate Agents
Boley Park Shopping Centre, Ryknild St, Lichfield WS14 9XU