Murray Chartered Surveyors & Estate Agents
Murray is a family firm of Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents which has been in business for over two hundred years and is one of the oldest and most established businesses in Rutland. During this time, we have become the leading firm of independent Chartered Surveyors and Estate Agents in the area.
The partners and staff have an unrivalled local knowledge of properties and their values, all of which is backed up by the latest marketing technology to ensure that the very best estate agency methods are utilised in the sale and letting of properties.
Over the years, Murray has dealt with most areas of land and property including running cattle markets, land agency, auctioneering and property consultancy. Nowadays, Murray is best known for its Estate and Lettings Agency side of the business however the broad professional work still forms a large part of the business.
The partners are Chartered Surveyors offering a wealth of experience in property related matters having been practising in the Rutland and Stamford area for many years, together with an experienced team of staff dealing with all aspects of the business - please click on the links in blue below to find our more:
- Residential Sales
- Residential Lettings & Property Management
- New Homes Services
- Country Homes Services
- Commercial Property Consultancy
- Land Agency / Agricultural Consultancy
Murray Residential Sales is highly respected by both individual sellers and house builders alike.
From our offices in Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham we successfully handle the sale of all types of properties, ranging from new homes to the sale of more individual period properties in all price ranges.
Our personal marketing service will keep you fully informed throughout the selling process from the commencement of marketing through to the successful sale of your property.
Our commitment to selling property and customer service spans over two centuries in the Rutland and Stamford area.
RESIDENTIAL LETTINGS & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT
At Murray we recognise that landlord’s prime requirements are responsible tenants, receiving rent promptly and ensuring their property investment is maintained in good order and managed professionally. Fulfilling these apparently simple but sometimes difficult objectives requires experience, know-how and dedication.
We recognise the importance of letting quickly and effectively. This results in reduced void periods and the maximum rent being received for your property over the time it is available for letting. This is achieved by proactive marketing with maximum exposure to potential Tenants.
We have consistently out - performed our competitors in the area and all our offices are situated in prime Town Centre locations, enabling us to arrange viewings and market your property seven days a week.
The partners of Murray are Chartered Surveyors and members of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) being the leading associations throughout the lettings industry. Our Residential Lettings Department is made up of fully trained professional staff who solely deal with residential lettings. Our personal and professional service will keep you fully informed throughout the process of letting your property.
Each office provides full marketing of your property, enabling us to provide unrivalled coverage in the Rutland and Stamford area.
Our services include:
At Murray, we are very active in the sale of New Homes in the Rutland and Stamford area for both national House Builders and also smaller local building firms. We provide specific advice to House builders in the form of feasibility studies and marketing reports, all designed to maximise the sale potential of the properties in the quickest possible timescales.
We pride ourselves on our professional approach to meeting our client’s needs and work very closely with all manner of professional advisors to provide the necessary expertise to deal with this area of property sales.
Our Partners are all professionally qualified Chartered Surveyors bringing a wealth of experience to the New Homes Department. Over the last 200 years, we have built up an extensive database of farming clients in the area enabling the firm to be at the centre of most of the residential land sales in the locality. This work deals with the sale of single building plots to the sale of sites with planning consent for over 250 New Homes.
Planning & Development and New Homes
Our Planning and Development Department and New Homes Section enable Murray to be one of the leaders in this field within the Rutland and Stamford area. This knowledge of the local market and being able to advise clients across the whole spectrum from the planning stage to subsequent disposal, benefits both Landowners and property developers alike.
Unrivalled local marketing
Our local strength enables developers to benefit from linked marketing via our three local offices and also national marketing via our own comprehensive website and also the UK’s leading property websites www.rightmove.co.uk, www.primelocation.com, www.zoopla.co.uk and www.guildproperty.c.uk .
With our local office network, we are able to offer national developers a High Street presence with window displays via our offices in Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham providing unrivalled coverage in the local area.
We are able to assist in the preparation of marketing brochures and also provide artists impressions of any development prior to the building works being completed. This enables developers to market their properties available for sale at an early stage.
Staffing of Show Homes
We can provide sales staff for the day to day running of Show Homes on site, either in the week or at weekends. This enables properties to be sold quickly and effectively and keeps our offices regularly updated with all sales activity on the New Homes sites.
We are in regular contact with the major employers in Peterborough, Corby, Leicester and Nottingham looking to relocate staff into the Rutland and Stamford area from across the country. This contact provides an invaluable source of purchasers looking to relocate to the area.
Past and Present Clients
Our valued clients range from small local builders to national house builders. Our valued clients include Bellway Homes, Persimmon Homes, Charles Church, Taylor Wimpey Homes, Barratt Homes (East Midlands) Ltd., Stamford Homes, Larkfleet Homes, Honwood Homes.
Contact one of our partners who deal in the sale of New Homes, to discuss values and how we can assist you in the marketing and sale of these properties.
COUNTRY HOMES SERVICES
The Country House market remains in strong health in Rutland and the surrounding area, with buyers looking to relocate either from the capital or from further afield. There is also a good pool of buyers living locally waiting patiently for the right property to come to the market. The local schooling is a good draw, alongside the enviable location and beautiful countryside resulting in many families looking to relocate to the area.
We pride ourselves on our quality of service to both buyers and sellers alike and also the core selling and negotiating skills we have honed over many years. We have been involved in some of the most prestigious house sales in the area and continue to be very actively involved in this sector of the market.
We continue to improve our marketing platform, with an increasing internet presence via the leading property portals and also the main social media platforms. Such websites include www.rightmove.co.uk,www.zoopla.co.uk, www.primelocation.com, www.murray.co.uk and social media via Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.
Our Country Homes Department provides access to the London market via London Mayfair offices. Our Country Homes are displayed in Park Lane, London and also marketed at periodic property exhibitions via the Park Lane Offices. We are in regular contact with the Park Lane Office which provides a steady stream of purchasers looking to relocate from London to this area.
We are also active members of a network of 750 high quality independent estate agents, via The Guild of Professional Estate Agents with offices throughout the country including their prominent London Mayfair showroom.
Our aim is provide our clients with an unrivalled level of service delivered by an experienced sales team and principal Chartered Surveyors. We are in an enviable position to be able to offer our clients expert advice in the sale of their property which has been gained over many years of being the leading estate agency practise in the county.
From our offices in Oakham, Stamford and Uppingham, our Commercial Department offers qualified advice on all commercial property matters to include:
Sales, lettings and acquisition of Shops, Offices, Business and Warehousing space
Valuations for all purposes
Rent reviews and lease renewals
Commercial Property Management
Our business was founded on Agricultural Consultancy and Rural Estate Management and we have built up an extensive knowledge of rural agency over this time. The partners are both Rural practise Chartered Surveyors and are able to bring a high level of expertise to this area.
Sales and letting of Country Property, Farms and Agricultural Land
Tenancy Negotiation & Rent Review
RICS Red Book Valuations
Compulsory Purchase Compensation
Auctioneers and qualified Agricultural Valuers
Farm Machinery Sales