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The perfect email template for making an offer

Use this template to present your offer to an estate agent in the best way possible, making clear you're a serious, well-prepared buyer.

Fraser Clark
Buying Agent

Subject: 135b Ashmore Road - offer in writing 


Hi Alex,

Thanks again for taking the time to show me around the property. 

I would like to make an offer on the above property (subject to contract).

  • Price £425,000
  • I can exchange within 28 days of receipt of contract if required
  • Completion by mutual arrangement – I can complete at the vendor's convenience.
  • [If cash-buyer] My solicitor will confirm that I am in funds and do not require a mortgage.
  • [If mortgage] The funds will be a mixture of cash and borrowings. I have a mortgage in principle arranged with Nationwide at an LTV of 60%. Please see below for the details of my broker should you wish to confirm. I have attached proof of funds for the remainder of the money to this email. 

Should your client wish to proceed, please confirm and I will instruct my solicitor immediately.

Whilst this is the only property I am offering on, I would greatly appreciate it If the vendor could get back to me as soon as possible because I have several other viewings lined up and would like to secure something very soon. If there is anything else that you require please do let me know. 

Best, 
John Smith

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Solicitor 
Carrolyn Theobald
Parkheath Solicitors
Tel: 0207 538 9002
Email: carroltn@parkheath.com 

Mortgage broker
Mo Hutley
Corecco Specialist Finance
Tel: 0207 538 9002
Email: tom@corrreco.com