Sell Your Property
fiveseventen estate agents are here to help provide you, the seller, with a personal, flexible and professional service. We are committed to take the stress out of the sale of your property. fiveseventen understand the current property market and specialise particularly in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea, whether you are selling a studio apartment in one of the beautiful garden squares in the area or a six bedroom Georgian residence in the Boltons.
Based in the heart of Earls Court, fiveseventen estate agents offer honest and clear advice on property presentation, market appraisals, property trends and our local expertise and specialist knowledge of south west London will undoubtedly help you throughout the sale process.
We will arrange a convenient time for Stephen to visit your property. During this visit Stephen will spend time finding out your intentions and expectations. He will give you the best advice on presentation and how to maximise the property’s potential with a minimum of disruption whilst achieving over and above market values. You will find that Stephen’s advice is always with the highest level of professionalism and discretion. He will get back to you within 24 hours with a valuation.
The next step is for us to take professional photos, create a floor plan and a write a description. Once we are all satisfied with the details, the property will be marketed on our website and on the various portals that we subscribe to. Additionally, details will be sent to applicants and search agents on our vast database. Alternatively, due to our independent, flexible and personal approach we can also offer a low key approach to marketing.
We understand that feedback is important and we will therefore be in regular contact with you throughout the sale process. We will update you with any changes in market conditions and inform you of important feedback made during the viewings.
When an offer is made on the property, we will work with you to negotiate the best possible price and once accepted and in solicitor’s hands we will act as an intermediary between all 4 parties. It is at this time when problems often occur and it is also the time when our professional, personal and proactive approach comes into full effect.
Let Your Property
fiveseventen offer an extensive range of rental property services including advice on property presentation, market conditions, values and the legislation governing the property rental market. Whether you are a first time landlord or an experienced rental investor, the team at fiveseventen will help you maximise the return on your investment.
We will arrange a convenient time for Stephen to visit your property. During this visit Stephen will spend time finding out what type of let you require, whether it is let only, let and rent collect or let, rent collect and full property management. He will also need to know whether you will be letting your property furnished or unfurnished, for how long and the type of tenant you require. Stephen will give you the best advice on presentation and how to maximise the property’s potential and discuss mandatory requirements in letting out your property. He will get back to you within 24 hours with a valuation.
Once the terms are agreed, the next step is for us to market the property on our website and on the various portals that we subscribe to. Additionally, details will be sent to applicants and search agents on our vast database. We understand that feedback is important and we will therefore be in regular contact with you throughout the process. We will update you with any changes in market conditions and inform you of important feedback made during the viewings.
When an offer is made on the property, we will work with you to negotiate the best possible terms and once accepted we will take a deposit and request references. Once we are satisfied with the references a tenancy agreement will be drawn up and all necessary paperwork signed as soon as possible.
fiveseventen is a member of The UK Association of Lettings Agents (UKALA), this means that we comply with UKALA client accounting rules and to give you peace of mind it also provides us with Client Money Protection (CMP) cover, protecting landlord and tenant's money against fraud and unlawful use, whilst in our custody and control.
We are also members of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) and their redress scheme where disputes referred by landlords or tenants can be resolve fairly.
We offer a number of serviced apartments and townhouses available to let by the night, week or month. The properties range from studio apartments to 4 bedroom townhouses and offer weekly housekeeping visits, a dedicated 24/7 support team and optional chargeable services including airporttransfer, hamper service, ironing service, concierge and dine at home service, all with the aim of providing the next best thing to home.
Each property comes with a fully equipped kitchen including washer dryer, dishwasher, oven, hob and microwave. The comfortable living area offers an entertainment system with complimentary Wi-Fi and 42inch flat screen television with Freeview. The bedrooms are stylish with ample storage and the bathrooms sleek and modern. Quality linen and towels are provided as well as a vacuum cleaner and iron/ironing board.
fiveseventen offer a personalised management service and believe the key to successful management is knowing the client, tenant and property inside out.
Deborah, our experienced property manager and her team will visit your property and with your assistance make detailed notes on the workings of your home. She will advise you on up-to-date legislation affecting the domestic rental market and assist in ensuring your property complies. She will also keep you fully informed of any changes in law which may affect you.
Deborah’s hands-on approach means that issues are resolved quickly and where possible she avoids unnecessary call-out charges by dealing and fixing the problem herself. In the event that one of our highly reputable and competitively priced contractors is called out to your property, you can be reassured that a surcharge will not be added to the contractor’s invoice. Deborah prefers to be proactive rather than reactive and advises landlords and tenants alike, of steps that can be taken to reduce damage and deterioration to their properties. Additionally, a Homepack detailing the specifics of the will be provided to the tenant at the start of each tenancy and inspections are carried out regularly.
For out of hours emergencies, fiveseventen have recently appointed a reputable property maintenance company who have a team of reliable and efficient contractors working for us no matter what the emergency.
As with all of the services that fiveseventen offer, we believe that our bespoke hands-on approach differentiates us from the competition.
Ridgemount Mortgages is an independent mortgage broker. The company was founded in 2000 by Paul Neill who was previously a senior manager in the wealth management industry. Paul has more than 35 years of experience in financial services.
For Paul the client comes first and he recognises that every individual has a unique set of needs. Paul will provide a full range of mortgage and remortgage advice and guidance to ensure that your mortgage is the most suitable one for you circumstances. Being an independent adviser, mortgages are sourced from the whole of the market. Paul believes that financial advice is about relationships and it is important that you have an adviser that you can trust. Ridgemount aim to provide an all round service that covers your mortgage and any related financial matters under one roof.
Please contact fiveseventen if you would like to arrange an appointment with Paul Neill.