NAPB are pleased to be working with Humphrey & Gray, members of CHAS, Safe contractor and ISO 9001 accredited. Humphrey & Gray has over 30 years’ experience providing efficient property solutions across the UK supporting both vacant and tenanted property. Their services have been set up to support national property buyers with any trade anywhere in England, Scotland and Wales using their dedicated panel of local contractors and are giving NAPB members 10% off their first job.
Humphrey & Gray offer various services to suit members needs:
Pre Completion Package:
We attend the property on your behalf to supply and fit a key safe. We ask the seller to leave their keys within the key safe upon completion and provide them with the key safe code.
Post completion Package:
We return and access the property using the keys in the key safe. If keys haven’t been left then we will change the locks for you straight away and leave the new keys in the keys safe.
We then complete the following:
- Turn the gas, eletric and water off
- Take meter readings
- Drain all water from the property
- Take a full suite of photographs
- Provide a property report with recommendations
to prepare for marketing and necessary quotes
- Keys left in key safe before leaving and code
changed to a code of your choice.
Remaining chattels can reduce marketing appeal. We complete full clearance quickly to prevent delays to marketing and help you achieve the best resale price.
We complete thorough cleans to give the property a good first impression to potential buyers.
Unkept gardens reduce marketing appeal. We complete garden tidies to help you achieve best resale price.
Mice, rats and other pests can cause considerable damage. We can remove pests from the property quickly and safely.
You don’t know who has a key to the property, so the best way to keep it secure is to change the locks as soon as possible.
The drain down service includes, stopping the properties water at the stopcock and draining out all of the excess water, thus reducing the risks of floods/leaks.
A secure, coded key safe fitted discreetly on the outside. This removes the need for a key holder to attend each time someone needs access.
Vacant properties are often are target for break ins. We offer an inspection service which checks the property is safe and secure both internally and externally.
Leaks can be devastating – we will work quickly to repair any plumbing issues so the property is protected.
Houses may need to be heated and pipes protected. If the boiler breaks down, our certified engineers will repair or replace if necessary. We also do GSCs and boiler services.
We complete EICRs to ensure current installations are safe, and highlights areas where repairs or other works are needed.
Keeping the property in good order is important. We’ll help by carrying out repairs, decorating, garden tidying, EPCs and other general repair work.