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A Solicitor Estate Agent’s use of Social Media can be a great indicator of the quality of service you might receive as a client. A home is one of life’s biggest assets. Whether you are buying or selling, you want to ensure that the Solicitor Estate Agent representing you is knowledgeable, open, and will give you high quality customer service.

Watermans Legal are extremely active online. We have gained a reputation for speaking out on the big issues in the Scottish property market. Many of which, agents choose to shy away from. Here, we look at how clients can use social media to select their Solicitor Estate Agents, further promote their property to maximise market exposure and the benefits of using social media when house hunting.

Quality Assurance:

Watermans Legal always suggest that you do your research before hiring a company to represent you when buying or selling property. A home is one of life’s biggest purchases, and you want to make sure that you are getting the best value for your money.

By looking at public review sites such as Google, Facebook, and AllAgents, you can see unedited, honest, feedback from their previous clients. Customer service is an artform that should always be perfected. At Watermans Legal, customer service is at the heart of everything we do. Our agents are passionate about properties and our local area. We put all of our energy into selling homes and finding new ones. Hearing back from happy clients is just a bonus to the job!

Don’t just take our word for it. Hear what our clients have to say!

Communication:

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When messaging companies, are they responsive? Are they friendly? Do they sufficiently answer your questions? If you’re left waiting days for a reply, you might not be able to count on them in a crisis. Which can leave you feeling stuck.

Don’t be distracted by a flashy website. If communication is important to you, make sure their quality doesn’t stop at the tech and advertising. Watermans Legal offer friendly service and someone will be in touch as soon as we can. With service available 7 days a week, you can be confident that you won’t be kept waiting for our team, who will be happy to help!

Knowledge:

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For buyers: At Watermans Legal, we’re not shy about confronting the bigger issues. In March we spoke out on the Scottish Cladding Crisis, forming a panel of experts to provide a free online seminar to talk through the issues and solutions. We have also spilt the tips and tricks of first time buying as we hosted a First Time Buyers Seminar in April. Our staff believe in being not only knowledgeable but sharing that information with our clients.

When selecting your Solicitor Estate Agent, you can view companies’ social media and scroll through their posts to see the information that they are sharing to the public.

Additionally, a company’s local knowledge is vital. A proactive Solicitor Estate Agents should provide market research on properties in the area to give you the best insight into prices, the neighbourhood, and local amenities. A good Estate Agent will work with your budget and will create a worthy strategy for buying or selling a home.

Social Media Inspiration:

For buyers:

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Instagram and Pinterest are great tools to help with those property wish lists! Having a list of your property essentials can be very useful to an estate agent when looking for your dream home. You can follow hashtags based on your area to keep an eye on the local property sales. As well as design tips, social media can be influential on your layout preferences, and your ideal location. At Watermans Legal we’re passionate about moving our clients into their dream homes as quickly as possible. We’ll enthusiastically scroll through your wish list with you and aim to make it a reality for you.

For sellers:

At Watermans Legal, we provide free online, virtual, viewings so that your property can be seen by the maximum audience possible. These videos, posted to our social media allow potential buyers to view the property from the comfort of their own home, and even share the link with family and friends.

If you are looking for a proactive, informed, Solicitor Estate Agent, contact the Watermans Legal team who are happy to help you move. For more advice on buying and selling call 0131 467 5566 or email [email protected]

 

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