As an estate agent, the nature of our industry has always entailed close contact with members of the public; because of this, we have continuously followed strict standards when it comes to health, hygiene and respect for the properties that we visit. The development of the COVID-19 virus has led to us enhance our due diligence when it comes to health and hygiene, ensuring that we can protect our staff and clients as best we can.
Following government guidelines and NHS advice, we have now closed our offices and are working remotely. However, it’s business as usual at The Venmore Group, albeit with a smaller tea round! Fortunately, technology and social media are providing great assistance to us in continuing to provide expert care and communication throughout, traditional phone calls work as well!
We are offering virtual tours around the properties to safeguard our clients’ homes whilst still providing you with the tools you need to continue your house search. Online valuations are also on offer, if you are looking to put your house on the market.
In preparation for the current circumstances, we have had a strong plan ready to be rolled out for several weeks. Now in play, the plan ensures that:
• We will be available during regular business hours
• We are still contactable on the same numbers and emails with diverts already in place
• We’ll stay in touch through our website and Social Media
Rest assured, our doors may be shut but we will still be very much business as usual, albeit, with our team safely within their own homes and you safely in yours.
We would like to take this time to wish both you and your family all the best in these challenging and uncertain times. Please take a look at our further plans for individuals below.
Here is a comprehensive list of how to get in touch with our offices:
Venmores Allerton Road – 0151 733 9000 | [email protected]
Instagram DM - @VenmoresLiverpool
Bradshaw Farnham & Lea
Bradshaw Farnham & Lea West Kirby - 0151 625 8844 | [email protected]
Bradshaw Farnham & Lea Heswall - 0151 348 4488 | [email protected]
Bradshaw Farnham & Lea Prenton - 0151 608 9595 | [email protected]
Bradshaw Farnham & Lea Moreton - 0151 678 9760 | [email protected]
Instagram DM - @Bradshaw_Farnham_Lea
Facebook DM - @BFLHomes
Ball & Percival
Ball & Percival Southport - 01704 536 900 | [email protected]
Ball & Percival Ainsdale - 01704 574 224 | [email protected]
Instagram DM - @Ball_Percival
Facebook DM – BallandPercival
How Will You Be Able to Do Viewings if We’re on Lockdown?
We have set up a YouTube channel and our amazing teams have started to go around our properties to take videos where possible as they walk through the property, just as prospective buyers would if they were able to. The link will be uploaded to Rightmove through the ‘Virtual Tour’ button. We will also send this video directly to any active purchaser if your home matches what they are looking for.
Are Things Going to Proceed at a Slower Pace?
As you may know, with property, there are several companies that are involved when selling your home. From us estate agents to Mortgage Advisers, Surveyors, Conveyancers and your Purchaser’s counterparts too. Timescales will rely on the working practises of all parties involved in a chain, however, we’re here 7 days a week to help you with any questions or queries you may have.
How Can You Value My Home if We’re on Lockdown?
An excellent place to start is our Online Valuation Tool which you can find under 'How Much is My Home Worth' on the navigation bar.
For more in-depth valuations, similarly to viewings, we will can use the power of technology with a video call to you that allows us to value your property as you take us around. Worried we’re not going to get the full picture? Don’t worry, we’re experts at what we do!
Is Now a Good Time to Sell?
What we find over Christmas, New Year and into January is that Rightmove has the highest hits of the year for their website. Their stats skyrocket because more people are at home and when confined to a small space for long periods of time, people want change. So, because of that, we are predicting that we may see a surge in prospective Buyers. Although, as it’s an unprecedented situation, it’s difficult to forecast.