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Whether you are looking to buy a property in Stratford for the first time or you are looking for an investment property, we have the knowledge and the personal touch to ensure a smooth and successful transaction.


Our expert estate agents will work with you to ensure we find the ideal property suitable for you. Whether it is a studio flat, a penthouse or a family home, we have the experience to guide you throughout the entire process, from the first viewing to the completion date. That is why we are the best Estate Agents in E15.


How can we help you buy a property in Stratford? 

Here at Highcastle Estates, we combine our extensive local knowledge and marketing effectiveness to provide a great service for you. Knowing about the local attractions, schools and facilities, we appreciate that some houses are more attractive to locals and others are more attractive to newcomers to an area.


Once you have decided which property you would like to purchase, we advise you to check your finances. There are some costs that you should consider, such as mortgage arrangement fee, lenders valuation fee, conveyancing, land registry fee, stamp duty, etc. Our experienced sales negotiators can guide you through this process to ensure that you are aware of these. And if you require a mortgage, we can put you in touch with excellent mortgage consultants who we work with.


Our process to support your property purchase

After revising your finances, get in touch with our team to start viewing properties. We will have a chat with you to understand your criteria and what you would absolutely love about your eventual new home. In that way, we can make sure that you will find a property you will adore. Feel free to ask as many questions as you wish and we will quickly to answer all your queries.


Our process to help you find your dream house is quite simple but effective:


  1. Once you have found a property you love, you will place an offer on it.
  2. Then, you will show us proof of funds and proof of a mortgage in principle.
  3. We will take the offer to the seller and let you know if it has been accepted or not. If was not accepted, we will continue negotiating on your behalf. If the offer has been accepted, we will confirm this to you and the vendor in writing.
  4. After that, you will need to instruct a reputable solicitor, who will require you to complete forms and potentially make a payment.
  5. A formal application of the mortgage will be made by you. You will make a formal mortgage application. After receiving the offer, you should let our team and your solicitors know the results of it.
  6. The seller and you will agree on a provisional completion date.
  7. You will receive a contract and the Report on Title. Ensure you read this properly and any queries you have should be directed to your solicitor.
  8. Once you are happy, ensure the contract is signed, your deposit funds are available and find out how long they will take to transfer. You will have to make sure that there are no outstanding issues once the contract is signed.
  9. Then, you will need to confirm the completion date and transfer the deposit.
  10. You will receive confirmation that the deposit has been received. Then, the solicitor will request your permission to exchange contracts!
  11. You have exchanged! Get ready to move into the property, contact utility providers, book a removal van, let the council know and you’ll have plenty of other things you need to do for your new home!
  12. Ensure your funds are ready to pay the balance of the costs, fees, and stamp duty.
  13. The solicitor will inform you that the purchase is complete. We will inform you as soon as we have the keys ready for you to collect.
  14. Ensure that you take your meter readings and don’t forget to celebrate!

At Highcastle Estates, the best estate agents in E15, we know this can be a lengthy, stressful process. This is why we have a fantastic and helpful team, who will be at your assistance throughout the process. Register below or pop into our beautiful office for a coffee and we can discuss your options!


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Tel: 0203 026 4420 |