Chain reaction: take the stress out of buying and selling

I was recently asked what was the biggest property chain I’ve found myself working in?

Last year our office had a chain with SEVEN properties involved.

That’s a dozen buyers (some were in couples), seven surveyors, at least seven solicitors and countless chances for the deals to fall flat.

We got that deal over the line pretty smoothly with our vendor even saying they felt it wouldn’t have gone through without us.

How did we do it? Well, a good estate agent will have all the names and contact details of everyone involved in the chain.

Then it’s all about keeping on top of things, regularly chasing solicitors or surveyors, speaking with mortgage companies and liaising with clients. Daily if needs be.

At Ashworths we have a dedicated team of Sales Progressors, who do everything they can to manage chains and help your purchase or sale go as smoothly as possible.

We also have panels of solicitors and mortgage brokers with whom we have worked successfully in the past that we can recommend. Not because we get anything out of it but because we know without a doubt that they are all honest, efficient, pro active and professional.

We do everything we can to make a chain run as stress free as possible. It’s usually a lot of hard work but that’s just one of the reasons why we’re regarded so highly by clients we’ve worked for and with.

Thanks for reading,


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