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Ian Preston's Yorkshire Property Market Update for August 2017

Posted 09/08/2017

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Preston Baker has passed an important milestone! This month, we’ve moved our 1,000th customer who’s sold using our Property Launch method.

This is a trademark method that we use which a specific, modern way of marketing property to her you achieve better outcomes.

During the last couple of years we’ve moved 2,000 customers - roughly half with Launch, roughly half without - and the results are absolutely compelling in terms of the outcomes.

Customers who sell with Property Launch, sell on average for £6,841 more and they agree a sale 47 days quicker than traditional marketing and they get to benefit from the world-class service which Preston Baker are delivering - evidenced by our online reviews and awards we won at the Sunday Times.

Property Launch returns more than double average fees

If we take the extra money earned from using Property Launch, that is more than double the average property estate agent fee across the UK. What that means is that you’ll have more money in your back pocket when you move.

If you're considering another agency, either online or a traditional office, they would actually have to pay you to be better off selling through them. So we feel really confident that we’re the best value for money agent in Yorkshire because of this unique method that we use.

More time on the market = less money

The other bit of research we’ve done looking at this data set is that there’s a clear trend to the longer your property is on the market, the lower price you achieve. The amount you lose every week is more than £600 on average off the value of your home.  

Oftentimes, we hear that customers are in no hurry and can wait for the perfect offer or buyer. But, actually, by delaying and trying a more speculative price there is clear evidence that you end up with less at the end of the process. 

The Property Launch method works because it gets the interest early and we work hard to galvanise that interest, you end up selling for more money.

Looking to move this summer? Speak to our agents about previous Property Launch case studies - some offices have averages of £15,000 - and discover the value you could achieve.

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