We were approached by the seller of this wonderful estate outside Lymington after we were recommended to them by a previous client. They asked us to review their current marketing strategy and provided a fresh approach and non-biased advice. They were based in Geneva and appreciated our prompt and candid advice. We were appointed as joint selling agents with the incumbent agent. Our first viewing resulted in an offer and a bidding war between two purchasers.
The owner of this stunning home contacted us due to our specialisation in waterfront properties. He was already on the market with a national ‘up market’ agent and several weeks had passed without any offers. Within 6 weeks we had received three offers and had to go to final bids. We agreed our final negotiation strategy at 10.30pm on a Sunday evening. By the following Friday the sale had exchanged contracts.
We were appointed alongside an existing agent to tender offers for this prime waterfront site. After extensive local, regional and national marketing Capital and Coastal received multiple bids. The marketing was enhanced by the use of aerial photography to illustrate the close proximity of the house to the sea. After completion we were also appointed to find the seller a main house to live in and a new development site.
A rare opportunity to acquire a bungalow initially built to an extremely high standard. Full planning permission has not yet been sought although positive feedback has been forthcoming from the council for redevelopment.
This property had been on the market for a number of months with a London agent but due to a change in management within the office the owner felt that a new agent should be brought on board. They kindly appointed Capital and Coastal due to the number of successful sales along the coastline over £1m that we had secured and also liked our personal approach where much larger agents had failed in the past.
Within a short period of time we found a cash purchaser looking to acquire a plot to rebuild a super home who quickly moved to exchange of contacts with a significant time between exchange and completion to allow our client to finish the new build property that they were moving to.
We had hoped to sell this property on a number of occasions as it was close to one of the Director’s houses and we felt that we could bring something to the marketing that was currently being missed. We were appointed initially alongside a National agent with 80 offices and were told that we outperformed them on not only our open houses but also the speed with which we communicated with the client. Eventually the National agent was disinstructed and another local agent in Canford Cliffs appointed. We agreed a sale to a local downsizer who was selling a large Edwardian property and informed us that they were looking to get a property slightly closer to the beach with considerably less maintenance. Immediately we showed them the brochure and arranged a viewing and a deal was agreed shortly after.
A brand new contemporary home situated in an elevated position above the beach and within the original gardens of Highcliffe Castle.
We have had considerable success selling homes along the seafront in Boscombe. The vendors had noted our performance and felt our coastal specialism was critical given the awesome location of their home. We marketed the property in a selection of regional publications and attracted a London buyer.
This modern home had been on the market for sometime with an agent in Lymington. We felt the photography could be improved and we needed to find a buyer who was looking to create a modernist house in the New Forest National Park, which due to planning constrictions is now incredibly difficult. By highlighting the rare combination of selling points this property offered, we received a cash offer promptly through regional advertising.
We were appointed to sell this house after the owner had seen, and was impressed by, our high-impact advertising. On appointment, we devised a tailored marketing campaign that included a specific focus on the house’s famous former owner. From our base in Poole we were able to generate more viewings than a well-known Lymington agent. We found a successful purchaser from the Home Counties and the owner emigrated to Australia. Please see our testimonial videos for further information about this sale.
Capital and Coastal recently sold this property after another agent had tried unsuccessfully for several months. We suggested running an open house and we promoted the details in local press, through direct mail drops and targeted telephone calls to registered buyers on our database. This proactive approach generated around 20 visitors to visit the property within a three-hour period. By the end of the day we had secured two strong bids and agreed the sale to an out of area purchaser looking to move to the south coast.
We had been appointed, alongside another agent, to market for sale a penthouse apartment with wonderful sea views. However, the circumstances of the sellers changed and they found a tenant to rent the property and so it was removed from the marketplace. We were subsequently re-contacted by the owner as they wanted to know if we would be able to sell the property with a tenant in situ, so that they did not lose their rental income before completion took place. We undertook a quiet marketing campaign and found a cash buyer from central London who was prepared to tie in the completion date with the end of the tenancy contract. The seller therefore maximised their rental income up right up until the time the sale funds were received.
This is an impressive penthouse with incredible views of the sea that Capital and Coastal have sold twice. The most recent sale was to a partner from a top accountancy firm, who was looking to acquire the property as a weekend retreat. We have many buyers on our lists looking for their ideal second home.
This property had been on the market previously with an agent in Highcliffe but the seller had become disillusioned and decided to remove it from the market. Early in 2013, she visited one of our open houses and found our staff not only approachable andhighly experienced but very much enjoyed seeing the process. Obviously she was impressed by the success of this open house and appointed us to sell her family home. We carried out another open house on her property which resulted in a sale to a couple moving back from the Far East who were looking to purchase a retirement property in the area. Our client ended up moving to a smaller bungalow locally.
Unusually, Capital and Coastal have sold this property twice within a year. When we were first appointed to sell this spacious family house we found purchasers from Surrey who were relocating into the area. The owners moved to another home we were selling in Lower Parkstone. Shortly afterwards, the family had to move back to Surrey for work reasons and given that we knew the property well, were appointed for the resell. A sale was agreed to a purchaser in rented accommodation.
The vendor chose us to sell their lovely New Forest home because they felt they had received excellent service from Capital and Coastal a few months previously when they were looking to buy a new home. We found an out of the area buyer who was looking for a rural hideaway.
The Beach House had been on and off the market for a considerable period of time with a number of agents including twice with T.A. Winney Ltd t/a Winkworth, a franchise based in Highcliffe. The owners felt, that they needed a different approach. We were appointed by the sellers and immediately set about getting new photography carried out by a professional photographer who also listed the property in an interior design magazine. We introduced a buyer located just inland from the coast who was looking to acquire a property with a sea view in excellent condition and we successfully negotiated a sale during the winter months.
The sellers of this house had been recommended to contact us by their friends, who had previously used Capital and Coastal. They had been on the market with another agent who had been unsuccessful in securing a sale. Within a short period of time we found a suitable purchaser, who were in an immediately proceedable position, as they were renting in the area. We were delighted to be able to live up to the recommendation we had received and demonstrate our high level of customer service.
Having sold this property to our client we were asked to commence a marketing campaign after the initial agent had failed to find a purchaser who could proceed to exchange of contracts. We launched with an open house campaign which resulted in a significant amount of interest but no sale. After persisting with the marketing, we eventually sold the property with a part-exchange to another local house which our clients were happy to downsize to as that was their wish initially.
The owners had spent many years raising their large family in this substantial property in a quiet residential area. When they decided to downsize they interviewed a selection of local estate agents. They told us they felt we were ‘in a different league’ to our competitors.
The sellers chose us as their selling agents as they wanted to capitalise on their home’s close promimity to the beach to help find a buyer. They were also impressed by the large advertisements we place for our properties. Following our successful sale of this house to an out of area buyer the owners also appointed us to sell another family home in Highcliffe.
The editorials said – “a stunning yet homely interior which is cool without trying too hard, which is of course, very difficult to achieve.” We were confident we knew the type of person who would buy this house, it was just a case of finding them. We found an out of area buyer who feel in love with the house. By talking in depth with buyers and understanding their tastes and style we are able to match buyers to those homes with extraordinary interiors, thereby maximising the value of each home.
This superb four bedroom, two bathroom family home is located in a beautiful cul-de-sac close to the golf course and beach. Capital & Coastal capitalised on our large database of out of area purchasers in order to secure a sale at the highest possible price.
This property was on the market with another agent prior to Capital and Coastal being appointed. The sellers wanted a more proactive approach from a coastal specialist. Prior to re-launching the house onto the market we advised the seller on changes to the interior. It immediately sold to the first viewer who was looking for a holiday home by the coast.
We sold this rarely available frontline town house originally in late 2009. However, due to a change of circumstances the new owner decided to re-appoint us immediately after completing the deal. We then re-sold the house in early 2010.
This property was sold to the very first buyer we introduced, a couple moving into the area from Bristol. The seller was delighted as they had previously been on the market for a long period with a different agent the previous year with no success. We used wide angle photography and provided a brochure with a floor plan to ensure that the property looked its best. The incredible sea views were captured using our professional Nikon camera equipment.
This property had also been on the market with another agent previously. The sale was slightly complicated as the property was being run as a holiday let business. We discussed this with one of our investor purchasers who agreed to acquire the property and business and it continues to run in this capacity.
We were appointed to sell this spacious home after the owner had become frustrated with the lack of action through two other agents over the previous 18 months. We succeeded in securing a sale to the first buyer we introduced.
Having sold a number of other properties on the Honeycombe Beach development we were contacted by these clients who had been on the market with a number of agents locally. They felt that the other companies had rather given up and lacked enthusiasm and we were appointed to find a purchaser as they were growing more serious about selling this property. We redesigned the marketing brochure, called in buyers that we knew were looking actively on this development due to open houses that we had run and agreed a sale to a buyer from Essex who was looking for a holiday home locally.
We were appointed to sell this property alongside an agent in Christchurch, who had already been appointed by the seller ahead of us by several months. We made a number of recommendations regarding the marketing and consistently outperformed the Christchurch agent in terms of the number of viewings (according to the sellers). Eventually we agreed a sale to out of town buyers with a young family looking for a holiday home.
The timing of the sale was critical to these owners as they needed to coordinate their move to Edinburgh within school holidays. To avoid jeopardising any sale by inconveniencing the purchaser with their requirements they decided it would be ideal if they could sell and then rent a property until the end of the school term. We made it a principal concern to find the easiest solution to their problems. And we came up with the perfect solution. We found a buyer who was returning to the UK from Austalia and who was prepared to complete on the purchase but then rent back to the house to our clients until they were ready to move out a year later.
The seller of this town house asked us to value the property after seeing our advertisements. He felt that a number of the ‘local’ agents didn’t appreciate the value of a freehold property along the coast. By using comparable information from other sales along the seafront we felt comfortable we could achieve a significantly higher price than had been done so in the past. The property sold to the first viewer for circa £100,000 more than a similar property on this development.
We initially met this client when they were viewing another house through us. They were initially sold on the idea of using a big brand agent with over 80 offices nationally. We stayed in touch with them as it was clear this agent was underperforming and eventually the client decided to disinstruct them and bring Capital and Coastal on board. We immediately organised an open house, rejigged some of the marketing material and carried out approximately 20 viewings in 2 hours. We received around 4 offers, went to sealed bids and agreed the sale. We closely monitored the progression of the legal process, updating the clients on a regular basis and exchange of contracts took place a week later.
This property had been on the market with a number of agents in Canford Cliffs and was a complicated sale due to the fact that there was a very long lease rather than being a freehold house. We analysed the marketing of the property and ways in which we could deal with this issue and advised the client accordingly. Over the Christmas period we were contacted by a purchaser looking to acquire a holiday home for a young family. Within a short period of time we negotiated a sale and the deal completed several months thereafter.
Having been disappointed with the advice that she had received from an agent in Penn Hill and having been recommended to us, the seller of this property kindly appointed us to find a purchaser to sell her property that she had owned for over 40 years. We carried out an open house and introduced a significant number of purchasers to the property, finally negotiating a sale to a local young family who are now looking to enjoy it for as long a period of time.
We were appointed by an investor to advise on their options regarding a bungalow they had acquired with the aim to renovate and re-sell. After detailed analysis we suggested that an immediate re-sale would net a larger profit rather than completing the development themselves. After approximately 30 viewings we received several offers and sold the property to an out of area buyer for circa £85,000 more than it had been sold by another agent nine months previously.
We had been appointed on this property previously but the owners couldn’t find a suitable property to move to and therefore it was pulled from the market. Towards the end of 2013, we were reinstructed as the owners had found a great property to move to and wanted to pursue this with vigour. We immediately contacted our database and identified a buyer looking for a holiday home locally who had a motor boat and wished to keep it close to the house. He considered initially a number of properties in the Christchurch area but we managed to close the deal and exchanged contracts on the sale just prior to Christmas. The owners managed to secure their onward purchase which they were extremely pleased about.
Having sold another property in Ducking Stool Walk, the sellers of this property were impressed by the speed at which we found a purchaser so they disinstructed their existing Christchurch agent and appointed us. Within a short period of time we had carried out an open house and negotiated a sale to a local family who were looking for a property in the Town Centre from which they could enjoy the restaurants and bars locally.
A first floor apartment in excellent decorative order with views over the marina and Poole Harbour.
With significant development potential this home with sea views attracted many serious buyers and we succeeded in completing the re-sale within a month of the owner first purchasing the property. It was the second property sale in the Bournemouth area that we have secured for this property investor in 2011.
This property had been on the market with a number of agents in Mudeford and Highcliffe for a long period of time and the owner was growing frustrated by the lack of performance.
Capital and Coastal were appointed as the owner wanted a more proactive approach due to the fact that they had already bought their next house. After completely reviewing all the photography and carrying out an open house on the property we successfully negotiated a sale to a buy to let landlord and then found a suitable tenant on their behalf.
A large modern second floor apartment with two bedrooms, a balcony and secure parking.
We were delighted to sell this two bedroom maisonette which has the most incredible views from Studland to the Needles. The new owner was delighted to have the chance to turn this into a stunning seaside retreat.
Capital and Coastal were appointed after a large regional estate agent failed to find a purchaser and provided below par customer care. The initial agent missed an opportunity with their photography. By using a wide angle lens we were able to convey the size of principal rooms, which were a unique selling feature of this flat. We found an out of area buyer for this charming apartment. The seller was extremely happy with our service and they also bought and sold another property through us.
This one bedroom apartment had been on the market with an agent with over 80 offices nationwide and a strong London presence and a Southbourne agent who claimed to have excellent links with their offices in Central London. Neither of these companies had managed to secure a sale and we were brought in to analyse the current marketing and make suggestions to the seller. We did so and they decided to appoint us. Within a short period of time we found a purchaser from out of the area who was looking for a small pied-a-terre.
This fantastic character apartment sold to a couple who wanted to make the move to their ideal home by the sea. After a successful open house we agreed the sale and now the happy new owners can sit back and enjoy some of the best views on the South Coast.
An immaculately presented two bedroom apartment with a large sun terrace, situated in a prominent position in Boscombe Spa village.
This property had been on the market with a local agent for some time. The sellers contacted us due to our coastal presence and within five days of taking the property on we had agreed a sale to the first couple who viewed it.
The owner of this property had moved into the area initially when his employer built Barclays House in the Town Centre. This had been a retirement property for him and his wife however he was now moving into a care facility and a sale was required. Initially, he appointed an agent in Canford Cliffs but after they failed to introduce a buyer after several months he picked up the phone and called Capital and Coastal. We advised him on improving a number of aspects of the marketing, considered our target market very carefully and introduced a significant number of purchasers and eventually agreed a sale to a local couple looking for a long time retirement home.
This personality-filled property had been on the market for some time with an alternative estate agent with little interest. We met the owners when we showed them around a potential property to move to. They recognised we have a real interest in character and quirky properties and felt we would be better able to market their home’s unique selling points. We were appointed to take over from the incumbent agent and within a short time we received competing bids and the apartment was sold above the asking price to a first time buyer.
Subsequent to our successful sale of the investor’s main family home we were asked to advise on the value and potential sale of other properties in his investment portfolio and the re-financing of his mortgages. This property was identified for sale and we found a cash purchaser in the depths of the slow winter market.
After selling another flat in the same building just three days after it came onto the market, the seller was more than happy to instruct us to sell this property, which he also owned. We sold this apartment to a lady who was looking for a low-maintenance ground floor apartment.