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How to guides

Everything you need to know about buying or selling a property

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Home staging tips for sellers

Staging a home for sale could be a quick and inexpensive job, or something which requires more care and attention. In any case, this process doesn’t have to be an ordeal.

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How to make an offer on a house?

What are sealed bids? Will that cheeky, below-asking-price offer be enough to clinch the sale? We’re on hand to help.

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First time home buyers’ guide

Come for the timeline to buying a home, stay for property jargon buster – this first time buyers’ guide is an essential read if you’re new to home buying.

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Costs of selling a home

From conveyancing fees to EPC certificates, the costs of selling a home can spiral if you don’t watch out. Here are some of the most common things you should expect to shell out for.

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Selling your home – A complete guide

Everything you need to know about how to sell your home – from the most common steps to selling a house to what you’ll need to watch out for.

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Steps to selling a house

Whether this is your first experience of selling a home or if you’re already a dab hand at it, it’s worth doing your research ahead of time.

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What is a mortgage broker?

Everything that you need to about mortgage brokers and how they could help you on your buying journey..

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Easy way to sell your home

Selling your home is a big decision – but it needn’t be a stressful one. Whether you’ve only just put your home on the market or you’re well into the process, your to-do list could seem insurmountable.

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Virtual Tours

Help your home stand out with a cutting-edge 360° video virtual tour.

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How can Wards help sell my property?

Here are some of the ways we do things differently

Widest local reach

Wards have the widest reach with lots of branches in Kent and an unrivalled knowledge of the area.

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Open houses

Your sure-fire way to sell your home for the asking price or more… and with Wards, it’s all part of the service.

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Homewise Home for Life Plan

What if you could boost your budget and free up funds for your future?
If you’re aged over 60, the Home for Life Plan could help you afford the perfect home for your retirement.

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Online Dashboard

Keep track of your sale 24 hours a day with your own personal online dashboard – viewings, offers and more, all in one handy tool.

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How can Wards help me buy a property?

We’re here to help every step of the way

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What if there was an easy way to find your perfect home which also helped put you in the best position to buy it?

Together, we can get you there.

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With the recent government changes, it's more important than ever to have a letting agent on your side. We know you're busy and often it's just easier to leave things as they are, however, we believe that you should demand more from your agent.

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The latest news from Wards

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What to expect from the housing market this year?

We’ve just published our biannual report into the housing market, which offers a retrospective look over the past 6 months – and what to expect in 2019.

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Will this be your Best Year Ever?

We’re starting 2019 the best way possible… with a sparkling new look and the biggest cash giveaway we’ve ever offered.

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What is the timeline for buying a house?

We’ve created a handy timeline for buying a house or flat, so you’ll know roughly what to expect once you’ve had your offer accepted.

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How to buy a house

Silly question, huh. But buying a house or flat can be trickier than it seems – especially if you’re a first time buyer.

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Renting out a property - 6 things you need to know

We’ve covered the key points you’ll need to bear in mind before letting a property.

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When to accept an offer on your home

Accepting an offer on your house or flat is a tough decision. Not only should you take into account the current state of the market and what similar properties nearby have sold for, but also your own buying situation.

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What are sealed bids

A sealed bid house sale can result in a selling price that’s well beyond a seller’s expectations. Sealed bids also help a buyer to focus on how interested they are in a property, motivating them to organise their finances and prepare themselves to buy.

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What is an open house

Open house events are a great way to market your property. Whether you’re looking to sell a beloved family home or an inherited property that’s in dire need of modernisation, an open house can be your route to achieving the best price in the fastest possible time.

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Why Open House events are most likely to sell your home

Open house events are an increasingly popular way to sell your home and if carried out effectively, can contribute to a smooth and stress-free selling process.

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Budget 2018: How will it affect you?

Chancellor Phillip Hammond’s 2018 Budget came with some positive changes to housing and planning. In addition to the expected extension of Help to Buy, Mr Hammond introduced a number of new initiatives which should stimulate the housing market.

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What could the 2018 Budget mean for homeowners

The chancellor will outline the government's plans for tax and spending for the new financial year this Monday – so what could this mean for homeowners? Read our predictions for the Autumn Budget, with possible changes to stamp duty, tenancy agreements and capital gains tax.

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What our customers say...

Used Wards Gravesend and received an excellent service. Stacey was particularly proactive keeping me up to date at all times on the sale of my property. Geoff the Branch Manager was also very helpful. The whole process has gone smoothly and thanks to Stacey was stress free.

The process has been great from start to finish in selling our property. The staff at the Snodland branch have kept us updated at every step of the way. Would certainly recommend.