The main focus of our business is on residential sales, we offer free no obligation market valuations on all types of residential property in and around Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Paddock Wood and Crowborough including the outlying villages including Rusthall, Langton Green, Speldhurst, Groombridge, Southborough, Bidborough, Bells Yew Green, Ashurst etc.
We market all of our properties on the major websites as well as our own and also advertise in the local newspaper. We also market our properties on social media sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
We offer good old fashioned service coupled with the latest technology to ensure our properties are marketed with the maximum potential.
We offer accompanied and flexible viewings and are contactable 7 days a week, even outside office hours. (All phone messages and emails come through to our mobile phones).
ADVICE ABOUT CHOOSING THE RIGHT…
Choosing the right mortgage advisor can be difficult, some agents may pressurise you into seeing their in-house mortgage advisor before allowing you to view properties. You don’t have to do this, our advice would be to seek the advice of somebody who is truly and completely independent, someone who can search the market thoroughly without the distraction of being in-house. We have an excellent independent, friendly and helpful broker that we can refer you to if you so wish, but we don’t force this on anyone.
Finding a professional solicitor who will communicate with you freely and concisely is important. We have an abundance of really good solicitors in this area and having one that is on your doorstep, will certainly aid the signing of documents etc. The best advice we can give anybody is to have a conversation with the conveyancer who is likely to do your work. If you can only get to speak to an assistant or the assistant’s assistant, then this is probably an indication of what to expect once instructed! Please talk to us if you would like an indication of some of the efficient firms we have in the area. PLEASE NOTE WE DO NOT RECEIVE REFERRAL FEES FROM ANY SOLICITORS.
There are many choices when coming to surveying the property you intend to buy, some of these choices will be taken out of your hands by your mortgage company, however if you would like more than the mortgage company’s minimum requirement, do not hesitate to ask us for some names and numbers.
When it comes to packing up your prized possessions and transporting them to your new home it is important to use somebody who is professional and efficient (and insured – just in case). We can provide details of some companies if required.
If you are looking for a local tradesperson, then chances are we will have met some, heard about some or even used them ourselves. So please do not hesitate to talk to us we are always happy to help. Our opinion is free and without obligation.
Energy Performance Certificates
An Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) is required for almost every residential property when it is sold or rented. The EPC can only be produced by a qualified energy assessor, who is a member of an approved certification scheme. To comply with the law, you need to have commissioned an EPC before marketing commences.
The EPC records the characteristics of the property and provides energy efficiency and environmental impact ratings, with an estimate of current running costs. It recommends improvements and indicates what effect these improvements would have on the ratings.
An EPC is currently valid for 10 years, although if improvements have been made to a property, it may be beneficial to reflect these by updating the EPC.
Included in the price of the EPC a 2D floorplan will be produced, for just £5 more a 3D version of the floorplan can be created.
As far as advertising our business goes, there is not better advertising than word of mouth, so as a thank you for referring a friend or relative to us, we would like to give you £50 of shopping vouchers*. So if your referral leads to an instruction which in turn leads to a sale, we will send you £50 of shopping vouchers* on completion of the sale.
*Terms and conditions apply, for full terms and conditions – see below.
The person must be referred to us in writing or by email prior to them contacting us, they cannot have been a previous client of ours within the last 2 years or have discussed a valuation with us in the last 2 years. The £50 shopping voucher will be sent after completion of the sale has taken place. There is no limit to the number of referrals you can make!
In addition to the Estate Agency business, we also offer our clients a small amount of secretarial services including scanning and emailing, photocopying, faxing and typing. For more information see www.kmj-secretarial-services.co.uk