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    • steve_jones
    • By steve_jones 11th Sep 17, 5:53 PM
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    Purple Bricks an option?
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    • 11th Sep 17, 5:53 PM
    Purple Bricks an option? 11th Sep 17 at 5:53 PM
    Hi,

    I'm currently selling my property, it has been on the market for 6 weeks, in that time it had a offer within 6 days near asking price which I accepted but fell through as the buyer couldn't get a mortgage since then it has had two more viewings lined up that got cancelled at the last minute. This is becoming a very frustrated process. More so as I have found the place I want. (yes I know I shouldn't have done this)

    I have my property priced the lowest for a two bedroom apartment, the area is nice and inside is in perfect condition. It is also being left with all the kitchen appliances. The photos on the EA brochure seem fine along with floor plans. I am struggling to understand why there has been little interest.

    Does anyone think Purple Bricks will be able to drum up more interest? I know they have their doubters and limitations but I am wondering if some buyers prefer the ease of doing it online and get put off by speaking to an EA?
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    • Ali03
    • By Ali03 12th Sep 17, 1:32 PM
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    And to add that the 2 different EA that showed us round answered all my questions with 'I'm not sure but if you ring the office they will tell you!' All just babysitters and just useless
    • kinger101
    • By kinger101 12th Sep 17, 10:30 PM
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    The last property I bought, the EA just stood in the hall and left me to walk around. TBH, I think I probably liked that approach best. (I managed to work out which rooms were the kitchen, bathroom, lounge, bedrooms etc all by myself.)
    Originally posted by eddddy
    It only seems to be the most experienced EAs who worked that out.

    Actually, the worst viewing I had was done by the vendor's brother (vendor was abroad). When the EA called for feedback on the Monday, I told them house wasn't for be, but they really need to tell the vendor's brother to stop talking so much utter drivel. The second worst was a young EA who was saying I could make a feature of shoe cupboard. "Er.....but it's just a cupboard."
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