Selling Process

The Importance Of House Valuations

The Importance Of House Valuations

How We Can Help With Increasing House Valuations

Knowing the value of your property in today’s market is only part of the valuation process. It is the time when we learn about your needs and future plans so that we can put together a focused strategy to get you there. We also have a unique opportunity to see your home through your eyes, giving us access to those wonderful personal stories that reveal your house not as a property, but as a home. We don’t just value your property, we give you a full current market appraisal and include how your property sits in the market, what is actually selling locally and at what price.

At Portland, we can also advise you on ways to maximise the potential of your property that, if actioned, could increase the value of your home. The valuation is one of the most crucial early steps to selling your home.

How To Sell A House With Portland Estate Agents

How To Sell A House

How To Sell A House The Right Way

What are you looking for in an estate agent in North West London? If you would like an agent who delivers on promises, is able to achieve the best possible price for your property, and whose tenacity doesn’t diminish as the sale progresses, then we are the agent for you. When choosing an estate agent you need to find the one that you believe is the right fit for you and your property. We don’t sugar-coat difficult truths, and our team share a passion for delivering results for you.

Instructing A Solicitor To Help With Selling A House

Instructing A Solicitor To Help With Selling A House

Why Solicitors Are Important When Selling A House

Choosing the right solicitor can add great value to the process of selling your home. They are instrumental in pushing your sale forward, ironing out issues that may arise as well as supporting and advising you on the legal aspects of selling your home. We can provide you with details of solicitors who have worked with our past clients, and who we believe offer the high level of service that you deserve.

Presenting your Property

Presenting your Property

Buyers are looking for a property that they can call home, and how your home is presented can have an impact on their first impressions. Dated décor suggests a property that needs work, whereas a cluttered room can be perceived as lacking in space, just as a sparse room can feel unloved. The trick is to create a show home look whilst adding little touches to give the space warmth. Our team are always on hand to share the tricks of the trade.

Marketing your Property

Marketing your Property

What turns a property from good into ‘I want it?’ Standing out from the local competition is vital; by focusing on the details, such as striking photographs, alluring property particulars, and clear floorplans we can grab a buyer’s attention. We combine distinctive listings on property portals such as Rightmove and Zoopla with targeted marketing campaigns. Investing in advertising opportunities in the areas that have a proven track record for getting results means that we can reach a wide audience of potential buyers. We are skilled in turning their interest into viewings.

Accompanied Viewings

Accompanied Viewings

We don’t want to miss any opportunity to sell your property, which is why we always accompany potential buyers when they view your home. By accompanying viewings we can alleviate any concerns that potential buyers may have, and also offer solutions that they might not have otherwise considered. A viewing is a chance to get to know them; each member of our team has many years of experience in undertaking viewings, they know when to push and when to take a breath. Viewing a property is more than a tour, it’s a time when trust is established, desires uncovered, and the seed is sown.

Receiving an Offer

Receiving an Offer

Receiving an offer is the start of a conversation, and our role here is to achieve the best outcome for you. Don’t just consider the offer, but also the buyer too. Are they chain free? Do they have a mortgage in place, or are they paying cash? Always consider the complete story of every offer and buyer; most buyers will start lower than they are willing to pay so they have room to maneuver.

Offer Agreed

Offer Agreed

Now the real work begins! The true measure of an estate agent is demonstrated from here on in. An offer may have been agreed, but there are still many hoops to jump through before you’re finally sold. Having a team whose expertise is grounded in real experience sees us proactively managing your sale and easing the pressure on you. Fighting for completion, we will hit issues head on with passion and proficiency until the sale is complete and you are moving home.

Exchange of Contracts and Completion

Exchange of Contracts and Completion

When you exchange contracts you have the opportunity to check that everything is as agreed before your solicitor formally exchanges them and they become legally binding. Once signed, there is no turning back. Completion normally takes place a couple of weeks after you exchange contracts, but on occasion this can happen on the same day. Completion day is when the monies are transferred, and only when these are received can you hand over the keys and say goodbye to your old home.

Portland Promise

Portland Promise

The cornerstone of Portland Estate Agents is our commitment to providing you with an exceptional service experience. Our relationship with you will be honest and transparent, and based on understanding and listening to your needs and aspirations. We will keep conversations flowing so you are always kept abreast of where you are and what will happen next. We will never hide when things get tough; rather, we will work tirelessly to find a solution.

Portland, we always deliver on our promise.


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What Our Clients Say...

The guys over at PE were excellent throughout the entire cycle from viewings to signing the contract. They did everything and more to ensure my experience was seamless. Would highly recommend Andrew and the rest of the guys over at Portlands.

Rahul Kumar - Tenant

Professional and friendly service. My first experience using an estate agent could not have gone any better. Always available by phone or email no matter how minutia the question or need is. Within 25 hours they (Andrew) had found me a couple who have already moved in! Strongly recommend their services. Thank you so much to the Portland Team.

Liza Silvanian - Landlord

Darren and Andy were excellent at helping us to secure our new home - knowledgeable and sensible, lots of attention to the transaction, and great drive to get us over the line. Thanks both!

David Scott - Buyer

Finally, we sold our flat. It was a roller coaster journey for us-- with the great help of Darren and Andy who were there to guide us along the way (as we are selling our property for the first time) these duos really did a fantastic job of explaining to us and giving us information as we go about with the process. They would call, update us by email, phone and would go extra mile.. I couldnt thank them enough. Thank you Portland Estate Agents. Highly recommended!

Rhodora Requilme - Seller

Very helpful people, I found an amazing house to rent in a short period of time. I have relocated from another country and they helped me a lot.

Anca Novac - Tenant

I would highly recommend Portland Estate Agents. They offered a highly efficient service with clear communication, regular and reliable updates. Offered frank advice in relation to the market which ensured a sale within 5 weeks in this competitive market. The office of Portland estate agents always offered a warm welcome.

Patricia Walsh - Seller

I sold a 3-bedroom house in NW10 area through Portland Estate Agents. I am very satisfied with their service from valuation to sale, and I strongly endorse Portland Estate Agent with high ratings as their service is great and above expected. I would like to thank Darren, for being helpful, always responsive; and highly knowledgeable during the transaction. Thanks team Portland!

Ahmed Al - Seller

A very good company with an exemplary service. Jo Frati, the Property Management looks after me very well and I would recommend them to everybody.

Hisham Alshehatha - Tenant

We rented our flat through Portland and it was a very smooth process. We are 'inexperienced' renters and the whole process was much less stress and time-consuming then expected, Andrew was really helpful, particularly with finding a solution to some reference issues.

Tansy - Tenant

Brilliant service! from start to end, kept giving us updates regarding our purchase. big thanks to Darren for the support throughout the sale! i would highly recommend Portland estate agents!! i will definitely consider using it in the future. Always ready to answer multiple questions and give their expert advice. They have put lots of effort to make it all happen and we finally got there. Thanks for everything! good luck to the Portland team!!!!

Chirague Jamnadas - Buyer

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