Bid Smarter with FlexHomes

Long before the days of buying a car online and having it delivered to your door you would traipse around looking at cars in person. Only to turn up to find out it is not what you thought, it has a ding up the back, you kick the tires and then have to decide.

Then comes the good old 🤩 “sold as seen” the caveat, catch all, that means the seller can walk away and if you break down 3 minutes after buying it, tough luck!

This is the equivalent of buying at auction! Well nearly……………

One of the dilemmas of buying at auction is getting a survey done prior to bidding, if you spent a few hundred quid for a survey every time you were going to “bid” then you would soon be wasting allot of money. 💸

Plus, the chances of getting your surveyor round in time are slim.

What do you do; I am a genuinely trusting person so with the assumption that a vendor is going to declare everything on a legally binding document, then I assume they do. I also trust the Estate Agent, after all they want the house to sell, but if they sell you a duffer then you are hardly going to trust them for number 2, 3, 4……..

We buy without seeing! ❌👀

Yes, there is risk.  💯

We have been caught out! 😞

Which is why we now offer a Condition Report Service across the North East so you get a chance to have “eyes on” a property without the significant cost of a RICS Surveyor.

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