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Their service, from beginning to end of the purchase, was excellent from being shown around the property, then chasing as required, through to a successful completion.
 Mrs Smith

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‘Over The Rainbow’ house drawing & painting competition - Extended to 1st May!

Any Mums or Dads looking to entertain the children?   Was that a yes I hear!   Then read on….     ‘Over The Rainbow’ house drawing & painting competition. Is there a budding artist in your home? Or is there someone just bored and looking for something to do! Enter for your chance to win a £25 Tesco’s voucher!   Who can enter? Just the younger members of the households please!  0-14 Years Old...

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Not a bad place to work - Paul gives us an insight about working this week.

So when looking out of the window isn’t an option, when working from home what does an Estate Agent do all day, during this unusual time? Well so far this week, I have moved in 3 lots of tenants into their new properties, exchanged and completed on a house in town, spoken to my clients, watched more webinars than I care to mention, called my applicant database to check that they are well, re-...

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Still moving people, where needs must.

Despite the Pandemic John Smale and Co. were still able to complete on a sale this week in Barnstaple which took exactly 8 weeks from the offer being made to the new buyer actually moving into the house in question. This proves that if you have got a motivated buyer and seller, together with fast acting solicitors on both sides with an experienced Estate Agent acting as a facilitator; it is still...

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Current Guidance on The Property Market

Has the Property Market gone into Hibernation during Lockdown? What are the Governmental Rules with regards Moving? Has my Estate Agent Given up on my Move?   There are lots and lots of questions about moving at the moment and although they may seem pretty insignificant amid the fears over the Coronavirus, to the individuals and companies involved, they still cause a great deal of stress and...

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Rightmove answers those current property queries.

We are getting several queries on the phones from home movers asking us for advice. Rightmove ran a webinar answering these questions like "should I still exchange?", I've exchanged, can I still complete?" and"should I stop looking?". The replay is available to watch on this link or on our facebook page. Any other queries we are happy to help. Please phone 01271342000.  https://www.rightmove.co....

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OFFICE & Coronavirus update 24/3/2020

We can still take calls and receive emails and help you where we can. Most staff will now work from home but will be available on mobiles and email. Call 01271342000 and your call will be diverted. The Government has given us some guidance; viewings these are not to take place. Routine inspections should also not happen. We are just waiting guidance on how maintenance tasks can be completed. ...

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OFFICE UPDATE - COVID 19

Hi All, due to the more recent guidance from the government we have decided as from this morning to close our doors to casual walk in customers. We will still be in the office to receive calls and emails. We will be happy to help. Valuations – we are prepared to visit a property but will strictly follow the social distance guidelines and will avoid any contact with surfaces. Valuations can also...

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John Smale & COVID19

We have been open this week to look after our customers and clients, but next week we will be available in the office on a reduced schedule until further notice. We will be open Saturday morning until 12.  We are following Goverment guidelines carefully and will adjust accordingly over the next few days as matters change.  We have some valued clients and are keen to help those that are aged and...

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Housing Market perks up post-election, RICS claims.

Interesting results from the RICS, positive news for Barnstaple and North Devon; Following the General Election result, the UK housing market has seen a lift in sentiment, according to the December 2019 RICS Residential Market Survey. Sales expectations have risen sharply, and a number of other key activity metrics have turned positive for the first time in several months.  That said, this...

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More Awards for John Smale & Co

Great news to be recognised by the British Property Awards, awarding us the Gold Winner for Barnstaple for 2019 - 2020.  'WINNER FOR BARNSTAPLE      John Smale & Co. Barnstaple have just won the British Property Award  for Barnstaple, for the second year running.    Their team performed outstandingly throughout the extensive judging  period, which focused on customer service...

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