Downer & Co has provided an unparalleled level of independent, honest, professional and expert advice to homeowners, buyers, landlords, tenants and investors since 1988.
We can advise with a level of knowledge that only experience can bring on any or all of the following:-
We value hundreds of millions of pounds worth of property in Newbury and the surrounding area each year using recent, comparable evidence to arrive at accurate and realistic sales prices for our Vendors.
Local Solicitors rely on Downer & Co to provide probate valuations for their clients.
Downer & Co manage hundreds of properties in West Berkshire, so we have very accurate, up-to-date knowledge of rental values.
We have extensive in-house residential development experience and are particularly skilful at spotting opportunities. We have numerous examples of successfully securing gains for clients who thought they had nothing more than a big garden!
We are exceptionally well placed to advise on development potential, land values, joint ventures, construction principles and financing options.
Builders and Developers
If you are building houses or flats with a view to selling, you may want to speak to a specialist. We have a vast amount of experience and thoroughly understand the development process. We can advise on the most saleable floor plans, create brochures and marketing materials, staff Show Suites and conduct the entire marketing process.
Floor Plans and Finishes
We frequently advise our customers on how to optimise their layouts and which finishes are worth investing in to ensure they achieve the maximum return on their investment.
Extensions and Renovations
It is sometimes hard to decide whether to move to a bigger place or extend your existing home. Downer & Co can advise you on the financial viability of extending or renovating your property.
If you are preparing your property for sale or rent, we can advise you on what is and is not worth spending time and money on.
Mortgages and Financial Services For owners, occupiers and investors.
We will help you analyse yields and costs to assist you in optimising the potential of your purchase.
For Our Vendors
When our Vendors are buying residential property, even if it is out of our area, we frequently advise them on how to conduct the negotiations or handle it for them.
On Sales and Lets
We are unashamedly proud of our negotiating skills – with experience gained from 1988.
Structural and Homebuyers Reports
We are happy to guide our Vendors on the contents and recommendations made in structural and homebuyers reports.
Downer & Co are Members of the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA) and abide by their stringent codes of conduct.
Other stuff we do
Purchasers and tenants can, if required, leave a set of keys with Downer & Co in case they ever lock themselves out of their property.
Buying, selling, renting, or letting out your property can be stressful. Still, occasionally other events might be going on in your life simultaneously, which will make the process harder for you, e.g. divorce, a job move, illness, etc. We will do our utmost to relieve you of any stress. We are always here, happy to listen and help if we can and there is always a hot cuppa, a friendly face and a broad shoulder.
Get in touch
Call us on 01635 523777 or send us a message...