Selling

Introduction

This section of our site is designed to give you the answers to the questions that you will need to address when letting your property.

It is because we are able to offer such a comprehensive and customer focused range of services that our customers have continued to come back to us, time and time again.

Selling

All our advice on selling your property starts with our free appraisal. We are pleased to provide you with accurate and professional marketing advice regarding the sale of your property, entirely without obligation.

We are committed to:

  • Listening to your needs and price expectations
  • Offering you honest and professional advice
  • Maintaining regular contact throughout the marketing and sales process
  • Always being available to answer your questions
  • Maximising our marketing efforts to achieve a speedy sale
  • Achieve a sale in your time-scale

Marketing your Property

We are committed to:

  • Listening to you needs and price expectations
  • Offering you honest and professional advice
  • Maintaining regular contact throughout the marketing and sales process
  • Always being available to answer your questions
  • Maximising our marketing efforts to achieve a speedy sale
  • Achieving a sale in your time-scale

Buyer Statistics

Where will your buyer come from?

Immediate Action

Our Marketing Campaign begins with:

  • Immediate telephone contact with all our potential buyers
  • Our targeted e-mail service to potential buyers on our database
  • Local advertising
  • For Sale Board
  • Entry to the Aberdeen Solicitors' Property Centre

Accompanied viewing

As property professionals we consider it to be part of our job to help with queries and dispel any objections that might be raised.

The benefits of this service:

  • An experienced member of our team is there to assist your potential buyer
  • We can provide an 'overview' of the local property market
  • We have extensive experience in managing prospective purchasers
  • Complex enquiries can be resolved on the spot

Sales Particulars

Draft sales particulars of your property will be prepared and presented to you for your approval.

  • Attractive presentation
  • Illustrates your property's features to their best
  • Eye catching design generates interest!

Photographs Sell Properties

We take great care in the preparation of photos as it is an essential element of marketing your property.

Photographs will be used on:

  • Internet site
  • Sales particulars
  • Press advertising
  • Computer mailing programme
  • Automated E-mail
  • Window displays
  • Insertion to the Aberdeen Solicitors' Property Centre

Advertising Sells Properties

Advertising is a powerful medium and an integral part of our marketing plan:

  • A detailed advertising schedule will be prepared for your property
  • Reaching the widest target audience
  • Response will be carefully monitored throughout the campaign
  • Ensuring the most appropriate media is utilised

Additional Marketing Support

Press Releases

Gain further media coverage and include specific property features.

Window Displays

Provide additional focus on your property in prime ‘High Street' locations.

For Sale Boards

We recommend a board to be prominently sited to encourage enquiries and viewings (by appointment only).

Understanding the Residential Conveyancing Process

The following information is a short guide that simply outlines the legal process involved in buying and selling in Scotland. It will help you understand the relevance of each crucial stage and provide details of the sequence of events you can expect to be involved with.

We have tried to address the main stages of the process, but please remember this is a guide only, if you require any clarification or help regarding any of the following please contact us by completing the Contact Us/Ring Me service.

Residential Conveyancing

Residential Conveyancing is the legal transfer of property ownership from one person to another.

The legal process can be quite puzzling to most people and often very stressful.

Our conveyancing service means that Peterkins offers you a great one stop shop for both sales and purchase that includes all your mortgage needs.

The term conveyancing describes the procedures we go through to make sure that you fulfil your obligations under the contract. If you want to know about these procedures we'll be happy to explain them.

The main obligations are listed here.

  • To give valid title
  • To provide evidence that the house is not affected by occupancy rights
  • To provide a local authority enquiry certificate
  • To repay your mortgage

Peterkins are geared to provide the highest levels of customer service with only one person in mind, YOU. That's why, in addition to our convenient hours of business, we promise to keep you fully informed at all the key stages of your move and when we do we won't use complicated jargon either! We'll take the time to guide you through the whole process, however long it takes.

So whether you decide to contact us by phone, letter, fax or E-mail we promise your query or request for information will be attended to promptly.

We have tried to address the main stages of the process, but please remember this is a guide only, if you require any clarification or help regarding any of the following please contact us by completing the Contact Us/Ring Me service

A Testament to Our Success!

But don't take our word for it, here are just a few comments from satisfied clients

Mr Sandeson, Holburn Road Aberdeen
"I was very extremely pleased with the sale of my property which went really well from start to finish"

Mr & Mrs Forrest, Glenholm Crescent Dyce
"We received an excellent all round service from Peterkins and will come back in the future"

Mr Ingram, Grampian Road Ferryden Montrose
"The service I received from Peterkins property department, solicitor and financial adviser has been first class I am very pleased with the treatment I have received"

Mr Benzies, Clova Crescent, Kingswells
"Just a short note to say how pleased I am with the service that I received, from Peterkins, during the sale of my house."

"The service that was provided was very professional and left me in no doubt that my interests were being well looked after therefore leaving me to continue with other matters without having to concern myself over the house sale."

Mr & Mrs Gilmour, Balmoral Square, Great Western Road, Aberdeen
"Thanks very much for all your help in selling our flat. Really excited about moving now!"

Mrs Campbell, Bedford Avenue
"I was impressed with the service from the onset, your valuer was positive about the property albeit not in the best area, and I am very happy at the way the sale was conducted"

Mrs Law, Cliff House, Craigton Road, Aberdeen
"Myself and my husband were impressed by the way the sale of our property was handled, it was a swift and efficient service"

Success on your side

The benefits of instructing Peterkins to handle your sale;

Customer Care
Our experienced team are committed to providing expert advice and keeping you informed throughout the sale.

Local Experts
Our staff are the nearby professionals in touch with your local market.

Internet
Growing numbers of visitors to our site every year.

Mailing
Central mailing programme plus E-mail to prospective buyers.

Membership of Aberdeen Solicitors' Property Centre
Your property can be included in the weekly printed bulletin and placed onto their website until it sells www.aspc.co.uk

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eMarketing

Peterkins e-marketing strategy goes far beyond having an internet site.

  • Properties are featured on our own site and can also be found at www.aspc.co.uk
  • Automated mailing service
  • E-mail of property details

Maximise the Internet Opportunity

47% of UK adults now have access to the internet

  • We fully exploit the marketing benefits it offers to our customers
  • Within 24 hours your property will be listed on our extensive database
  • Not to mention the 100's of enquiries handles by our property offices
  • Our Freephone service makes it easier for buyers to get in touch
  • Thousands of visitors per month
  • 75% of internet users are in the socio-economic class ABC1 representing 50% of homeowners in the UK.

The Internet for Buyers

6 million homes in the UK have internet access and nearly half of the adult population use the internet at home or at work.

  • Access details of all our properties
  • Access information rapidly in your own time
  • Immediate access via the Ring Me button
  • Get details on a wide range of property related services
  • View key statistics about the area you are considering
  • Map service so you know exactly where each property is
  • Weather service so you know what sort of clothes to bring when you are viewing properties

E-mail sellers

The use of e-mail ensures that your sales particulars reach the widest possible audience ~ without delay!

We will:

  • Email targeted buyers
  • Email photograph updates
  • Email price revisions
  • Email follow-ups regularly to the buyers database

E-mail buyers

The use of email ensures that you get precisely the information you want ~ When you want it!

Our email service offers you:

  • Opportunity to register with us on-line and specify your property requirements
  • Regular property bulletins
  • Contact with your local office
  • A quick way to request a wide range of property information

Useful web addresses:

Mailing Programme

An Introduction

  • We employ the latest technology to maximise the mailing opportunity
  • Local office mailing of approved property details
  • Fully automated postal mailings via our company database
  • Mail Matching programmes precisely targeting suitable prospective buyers
  • Our Property Updates contains photographic information, not just text alone
  • All buyers with email receive property information the day after we receive an instruction to sell
  • Best use of email technology for instant communications and rapid results

Regular Mailing

More detail means MORE registered prospective buyers

  • Extensive company wide database of prospective buyers
  • Database continually updated - Property Updates mailed or E-mailed to buyers requirements
  • Regular email updates to prospective buyers for YOUR property
  • We can achieve for YOU a quicker sale at a better price.