I help people figure out in which part of London they want to liveAnd then find the property that fits their lifestyle and their budget
As you’d expect, I help people get the best possible priceI’m in the market day in, day out – I know what’s what and I advise accordingly
I keep all the plates spinningI handle as much of the purchase process as my clients wantThat usually means pretty much everything except for providing the signature and the readies!
To tell you how this works, I want to tell you about a couple of clients – some details changedFirst Olivia, working in business development for a hi-tech company in LondonIn 2006 asked me to find a 2 bed property in central London
It took a while to figure out the style that worked for herProcess of eliminationWe eventually found just the right place in Marylebone
That’s when it started to get complicated!All manner of issues with leaseBut eventually we closed it, she moved in and was delighted.Satisfied client – great!
Fast forward 2 years – I get a call from an estate agent in Fitzrovia whom I know wellI’d told him about the Olivia search and he alerted me that her downstairs neighbour was thinking of putting her flat for sale
As of this week, she’s the proud owner of 2/3 of a townhouse in MaryleboneShe’d never have ever known about it without my involvementAnd certainly she wouldn’t have owned it
Client no 2 is Howard from South Africa, a senior marketing guy relocating from there to the U
He was living in rented accommodation in Sloane SquareHad clear ideas about style and size of propertyNo idea on location – so I took him on guided tour of London
We eventually settled on FulhamWe found the right place and I helped him navigate all the intricacies of the UK property market – to which he was completely new
This was at a particularly troubled moment in 2008 – when the property market was up in the airI was able to negotiate for him a saving of nearly £100,000 = 15%My fee structure incentivises me to save as much as possible for my clients
I even introduced him to contract cleaners who were able to clean to the extremely high standards he hasSo someone from out-of-town can now claim to find London their home, in large part because I helped them find their home and settle in
So, what do I bring?First off – deep experience – I’ve been interested in real estate for years and have run Home Fusion full-time since 2004Executed over 50 searches in that time
Next, I have a tried and tested supplier network to which I can introduce my clients, and also manage if neededIncludes builders, concierges, lawyers, financial advisors, contract cleaners, interior designers, chartered surveyorsarchitects….
And I have lots of technical understandingI grew up the son of a builder and an engineer by trainingI’ve completely refurbed my own homes myselfI provide informal advice to clients, and can readily work with architects, surveyors etc
All in, I save my clients TIMEMONEY STRESS
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