At Bishops Personal Agents, we offer a complete range of services to assist you every step of the way in your sale or purchase of a property.
We understand that selling your property, especially for the first time, can be a daunting experience and with this in mind our most important consideration is providing you with a stress free and efficient personal service to get your property sold not only for the right price but in the best possible way.
On the valuation your Personal Agent will personally visit your property and will provide you with the insight to choose an agent that will not just work for you but will get your property sold for the highest price possible. We will walk you through our marketing strategies, each and every sale is unique and we want to offer a service that is just right for you. From photography, free property tours and floor plans to providing you with 100% accompanied viewings ensuring we attract the buyer that is perfect for your property.
Offering a service on a completely no sale no fee basis, from the way we see it, if we do not sell your property there is no reason that we should get paid – showing our commitment to you, your property, and our confidence that we can sell your property quickly and for the most amount of money your property could possibly achieve.
From arranging a valuation through to handing over the keys, you will always deal with your Bishops Personal Agent from start to finish.
If you need to get in touch outside of office hours, we are very happy for you to have our mobile number and direct email so you are never stuck without a way of speaking to someone if you ever have any concerns.
We make the legal side of your move stress-free!
Starting the legal work from day one
If you are selling a property, Bishops Conveyancing can start the legal work from the moment you come to market. When you do accept an offer, you could be weeks further along the process, so you can move quickly if needed.
No move, no fee
To give you peace of mind, we offer a no move, no fee service. This means that if you do not proceed with your sale or purchase that no legal fee will be payable.
You want to be able to accurately budget for your legal costs, so to help you with this the Bishops Conveyancing fee is fixed. You don’t get charged by each hour or by each letter that is sent.
Follow the progress of your move online with 24/7 access. Make life easier for you by checking the progress of your transaction at a time that suits you.
We use local established solicitors
Please call to get your free quotation Tel 0344 244 0371
With over 50% of people now searching for properties on mobile devices, it’s important that an estate agent’s website is user friendly on devices of all sizes. Our website is fully responsive; which means that our views adapt regardless of screen size. You can search for properties easily on desktop, tablet or mobile and our contact forms work seamlessly too. You can also view properties, contact us, and even book a viewing or valuation online at the touch of a button. Bishops PA understands the changing nature of property search and how use of technology can simplify the process.
Once you’ve found your dream home, the next step is ensuring you get the best deal on any mortgage borrowing you may need.
We can recommend local mortgage advisors who can do the shopping around for you and find the very best rates available from a variety of lenders. From the first meeting through to securing a mortgage offer, you’ll have someone on hand to do the leg work for you and deal directly with your lender so you don’t have to.
Staying put or looking to invest? We can also help you with getting advice on finding the best re-mortgage and buy-to-let mortgage deals.
HOME BUYERS SERVICE
Bishops Personal Agents would love to help you with your purchase. Whether you are first-time buyers, looking to upsize or downsize, or seeking a buy-to-let property or holiday home, we are here, helping all types of sellers and buyers. You’re Personal Agent will use their expert local property knowledge, contacts and experience to offer a complete service, to make your experience with property as simple and stress free as possible.
If there’s nothing on the market right now that fits your criteria or you’ve recently missed out on the perfect property, don’t despair! We offer a dedicated home buyers service to try and help discover something that’s exactly right for you.
Whether it’s calling potential sellers who may be thinking of moving soon or organising leaflet drops to specific areas, we will go the extra mile to try to find your dream home and also give you an early warning when potential properties come on to the market.
You will also need to instruct a solicitor or conveyancer (if you don't have one, we can recommend a local reliable firm through Bishops conveyancing).
You’re Bishops Personal Agent will be with you every step of the way with advice and assistance.
If you wish to discuss your property search in more detail please do call or why not follow us on Facebook and Twitter to keep in touch as properties become available?
Bishops Personal Agents. Compliance and Regulation Information
Dual Fees and Previous Agent Agreement Liability
Dual fee liability may occur if you have previously instructed another agent to sell the property, or where you instruct another agent to sell the property on sole agency or sole selling rights basis, during or after the termination of this agreement. If you have instructed another agent, you may have to pay two fees!
Compliance with Anti Money Laundering Regulations
Bishops Personal Agents are required by law to be able to categorically confirm the identity of each client. In order to do this, but not be intrusive, we require sight of documentary proof of address, together with acceptable photographic ID, such as a passport or photo driving licence.
For a seller these consist of checking identity and residency status on signing an Agency Agreement prior to Bishops Personal Agents being able to market a property for sale. For a buyer the checking of identity and residency status on acceptance of an offer prior to the production of a Memorandum of Sale.
Transparency with Referral Fee Disclosure
Bishops Personal Agents recommends certain products and services to buyers including conveyancing, mortgage advice, surveying. We may receive commission for such recommendations. To confirm what the referral fee amounts would be, please ask your Personal Agent direct.
Please note that you are under no obligation to use any of these services or the recommended providers.
Confirmation of TPO Membership Status
Bishops Personal Agents is a member of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) scheme for Estate Agents and follows their Code of Practice. A copy of the Code of Practice and the Consumer Guide is available from www.tpos.co.uk. TPOS provides a free, fair and independent service for dealing with any unresolved disputes between yourself and your estate agent and is one of the leading regulating bodies in the industry.