What actually is a property search agent?

We’ve all spent a lot of time looking for property in our lifetimes. Wouldn’t it be great if there was someone who would help us search through all of the rubbish to find the right home for us? Imagine all the extra time we would have to spend with our friends and families doing what we love. Well, the dream can be reality and coupled with the expert advice you receive can lead to you saving money as well.

What does a Property Search Agent do?

When I was growing up I remember a TV advert for a product called Ronseal, a wood stain product. Ronseal lived by the motto, “it does exactly what it says on the tin”. No frills, no gimmicks, if you wanted a “quick-drying wood stain” you got what it said on the tin.

A property search agent is a bit like Ronseal, doing what it sounds like it should do. A property search agent helps his or her clients find a property which meets their needs.

The agent starts at the beginning and helps the client the whole way through the process. By asking the right questions, the agent gets a good brief of what the client is looking for and then helps find the suitable properties.

By using knowledge of the market, local facilities and of the properties themselves the agent can help the client to sort through properties which aren’t suitable and then show them only those which meet their requirements. Once a suitable property has been chosen the agent will then advise on the best way of trying to secure the property at the best price.

The client gets the benefit of the agent’s knowledge and contacts as well as having someone else do all of the “leg work” for them. Why wouldn’t you want to get some advice from an expert when finding your next property?

If you think you could benefit from saving time, hassle and money on your next property search then contact us at or call Ben Procter on 07979191691.

If you’re thinking of investing in property then have a look at our advice on what to look for in an investment property.