At Mickle Hill we recognise moving home can be stressful in later life, particularly when you are moving from a home you may have lived in for many years. We are here to offer practical support and services to make your move as smooth as possible.
We have selected trusted partners who compliment the friendly and professional assistance given by the Mickle Hill sales advisors. Our partners are specialists in their fields. They will listen to you and offer solutions to make moving into your new Mickle Hill’ home as effortless as possible.
Ask our sale advisors about the range of services on offer: Selling your Home; Part Exchange; Rightsizing and Moving Advice; Movers; Bridging Loans and Solicitors.
Importantly, no commission is taken by Mickle Hill for any introductions to our partners.
Selling your Home Services – Independent Advice and Assistance
We work closely with our partner, Move with Us, to
manage all of the marketing and administration when
selling your current home, providing a personalised
service throughout the selling journey, including:
Identification of local estate agents and arranging market appraisals
Comprehensive valuation and marketing plan to secure the best possible price
Instruction and pro-active management of the estate agents and solicitors throughout the chain
Negotiation of offers
No sale no fee
Part Exchange – When you don’t want to wait
Selling your home can take time. With Part Exchange you could be moving into your new Mickle Hill home quicker than you thought possible, and it really is virtually hassle-free.
Mickle Hill, working with a number of Part Exchange companies, can help find a guaranteed cash buyer for your home. They will arrange valuations on your current home and advise you of the best chain free cash offer, subject to a favourable survey. After you accept the offer a survey will be arranged and the seamless selling and buying process can being.
Benefits of Part Exchange:
Peace of Mind with a guaranteed sale
Move in Quickly – no chain means delay risks are avoided
No Estate Agents’ Fees – there is no charge for arranging the Part Exchange
Flexible Moving Date – You could stay in your current home for up to 2 weeks after completion
No Obligation whatsoever to accept any offer
You could achieve a higher value for your current home by selling independently of part-exchange. Buyers are advised to take their own advice to ensure the part exchange scheme is suitable for their needs.
If you are eager to move into your new home without delay and require to sell your current home to finance the purchase, short term finance may be able to assist. This is different from the normal terms of a bridging loan, where the borrower is required to remain in the property. Mickle Hill and Knight Frank Finance’s innovative Later Life structures mean customers will be able to move to a village and take advantage of all the facilities and care almost immediately.
Short term finance is usually taken between 1 day and 12 months and loans are available at market leading rates.
Knight Frank Finance will fully disclose all charges and fees that may be payable.
Relocation Services – Rightsizing and Moving Advice
Once you have found your new home, don’t worry about getting everything ready for the move.
The Senior Move Partnership offer practical advice and sensitive guidance to help you sort and rightsize your belongings, by creating a tailored plan of support to deliver a stress-free move. They can assist you before, during and after your move. Below are
just some of the ways they can help you:
Help with rightsizing and sorting of your belongings
Creation of customised floor plans of your new home with your furniture laid out
Arrangement and management of removal companies
Help with packing and unpacking
Ensure the safe and secure disposal of old financial and personal documents
Liaising with estate agents and solicitors on your behalf
Handling utilities, telecom and satellite migration
The Senior Move Partnership are committed to providing the highest standards of practical and emotional support to those who are rightsizing and relocating.
Removal Specialists – Let someone else take the strain
Britannia Movers International pride themselves on making your move as stress free as possible. They offer a comprehensive moving service to take away the hassle of packing up a home including:
Packing and unpacking service
Simple fixed fee structure so you can control the cost
A branch network providing Nationwide coverage
Dedicated move managers and account managers
Arrangement of the insurance for the removals
Storage options if required
Take advantage of a discount by asking the Mickle Hill sales team to make the initial introduction.
Conveyancing Solicitor -Getting the right legal advice is important.
You will require a solicitor to handle the legally binding purchase of a Mickle Hill home. We can introduce you to an independent solicitor who is familiar with your new home’s lease, making the purchase conveyancing process as easy and smooth as possible. They can also assist with the conveyancing for the sale of your current home. The solicitor is completely independent of Mickle Hill, acting on your behalf.
We encourage you to discuss your housing options with your family and friends, and to seek independent advice, support and representation as appropriate, in connection with a move to any retirement village.