Our search service is tailored to your needs, whether you’re a buyer or a potential tenant—Chambré can help you find the right investment property or your next home. We can also help with a rental search. This service is grounded in our extensive knowledge of the London market and an established network of contacts in the market. Unlike an estate agent, we can work for you, providing impartial and factual advice to ease the process at every stage, from search to completion.
Acquisition of Property
Our team is comprised of experienced property professionals with a deep understanding of the London real estate market. We take the time to listen to your specific needs and requirements to ensure that we deliver a tailored service that meets your expectations. Our property search and acquisition services include the following:
- Initial Meeting – We meet with you to obtain and qualify the brief, understanding your needs and requirements.
- Neighbourhood Information – Our team provides neighbourhood information for homeowners or return guidance for investors, giving you an in-depth understanding of the area and its growth potential.
- Property Scouring – We use our extensive network of contacts to scour for both on and off-market properties that match your brief, giving you access to exclusive opportunities.
- Shortlisting Suitable Matches – Our team will draw up a shortlist of suitable matches based on your requirements, providing you with various options.
- Accompanied Viewings – We will attend actual or virtual viewings with you as your adviser, giving you access to our expert advice and guidance throughout the process.
- Negotiations – We negotiate on price with agents on your behalf, ensuring you get the best possible deal.
- Communication – We ease and handle all communications between agents, solicitors and surveyors, providing a smooth and hassle-free experience.
"Chambré are brilliant – from start to finish, their service, team, efficiency, speed are all above and beyond. I recommend them whenever I can."
We ensure that the search and acquisition process runs smoothly, saving you the hassle and protecting you from overzealous sales teams. Buying or moving into a property is rightly regarded as a significant life event, so you need an experienced and trusted expert by your side.
- Initial meeting to obtain and qualify the brief
- Orientation tour to test area preferences, personal housing tastes and budget criteria
- Accompanied viewings of short-listed properties
- Negotiation on rental terms – price, breaks clauses, obligations, pre-tenancy requirements
- Tenancy progression – liaison with the agent for reference checks, utility company switches, cleaning and inventory check-in
- Advice and recommendations for removal and cleaning firms
- Settling-in advice after the move for local leisure facilities, schooling, shops and arranging medical registration
- Support in renegotiations at tenancy extension time.
Search & Acquisition FAQs
1. What is a Search and Acquisition Service?
This is a comprehensive solution designed to assist both buyers and potential tenants in finding the right property. This service covers all stages of property acquisition, from the initial property search, accompanied viewings, and negotiation on price, to handling all the necessary communication with agents, solicitors, and surveyors. The service is aimed at providing a smooth and hassle-free experience.
2. What is the typical process involved in a property search and acquisition service?
The process typically starts with an initial meeting to understand the client’s needs and requirements. The service provider then scours for properties that match the client’s brief, shortlists suitable options, accompanies the client on viewings, and negotiates on their behalf. The service provider also handles all communication, ensuring a seamless property acquisition experience.
3. Why should one opt for a Search and Acquisition Service when looking for a property?
Opting for a Search and Acquisition Service offers several benefits. These services provide a personalised and professional approach, save the client from dealing with sales teams directly, and ensure a smooth process from property search to completion. They also provide ongoing advice and support and ensure the client has an experienced and trusted expert by their side throughout the process.