Why Choose Stags?

Selling your property, not just marketing it

"It is important to remember that you ask an estate agent to sell your property, not just market it. "

This simple statement stands at the very heart of first class estate agency, and is one that the partners and staff at Stags strive to achieve.

We know that our service has to be better than our competitors and we firmly believe that our extensive network of West Country offices, local knowledge and unrivalled experience, ensure that no stone is left unturned in the search for the right buyer.

When you use Stags, you are getting 140 years of West Country experience, combined with a level of expertise and regional knowledge, which is second to none. We take great pride in the trust placed in our name and our reputation guarantees that we will work in your best interests.

Five key steps to successfully selling your property

Attracting buyers

Our extensive marketing, both regionally and nationally, attracts buyers from far and wide.

Encouraging quality viewings

Our experienced sales teams and proactive staff will ensure your property receives the maximum number of viewings.

Obtaining positive offers

The best time to generate an offer is immediately after a viewing. Many buyers need to be assisted through this process and our team will make certain no opportunity is missed.

Negotiating the price

Our negotiators have many years' experience in the industry. Their expertise will ensure you receive the very best price for your property.

A successful sale

According to the National Association of Estate Agents, 31% of all sales fall through. Our detailed knowledge of the legal process and proactive approach to progressing your sale, will guarantee that it has the very best chance of reaching a successful completion.

Attracting buyers

West Country coverage

We have an interlinked network of 21 offices, all of which can access the entire database. It is surprising how many buyers register at one office and end up buying through another, which means no potential purchaser is missed.

The London Office

Based at St James's Place, The London Office ensures all our properties can be seen by London and South East based buyers.


Our own website attracts over 170,000 visitors per month, which is far more than any other West Country based estate agent.

Online marketing

A very high proportion of buyers start their search on the internet. Stags advertise on leading property websites, securing maximum exposure for your property.

Newspaper advertising

In order to ensure that no opportunity is missed, we continue to advertise extensively in local, regional, national and specialist publications including Country Life, Sunday Times and The Telegraph.

Market share

We are market leaders for property valued at over £300,000 in the West Country.

Specialist departments
We have a number of specialist departments including Equestrian, Waterside, Farms and Holiday Complexes. This means our expertise in selling these types of property is unrivalled by any other West Country agent.
Marketing initiatives

We regularly carry out proactive marketing campaigns such as roadshows, seminars, open houses and much more. This makes sure we reach the buyers that others do not.


Generating viewings, offers and higher prices

Proactive approach

By following up enquiries with phone calls, the number of quality viewings can be increased, which leads to more offers and higher prices.

Active buyers

Currently we have over 16,000 active buyers registered on our database looking throughout the South West.

Brochures and photographs

The look and feel of a brochure can play an important role in increasing the number of viewings. We recommend professional floor plans and quality photographs, ensuring that your property is shown off to its best advantage.

Advice on presentation

The way that your property is presented will make a real difference to the price that you achieve. Our staff will advise you on what could be done to show your property in the best light.

Viewing feedback

We endeavour to give comprehensive feedback from every viewing within twenty-four hours, thus keeping you informed and up to date on progress.

Local knowledge

Our staff are knowledgeable about their local communities and can sell the benefits of each area with enthusiasm.

Understanding buyers

Having a good understanding of our buyers means we are able to match the right people to the right property.

Experienced negotiators

Our staff attend regular training courses. Their expertise and negotiation skills will play an important part in helping you achieve the best possible price.

A successful sale

Careful screening

Before we recommend that an offer is accepted, we will research the purchaser, their current situation and ongoing chain, if relevant, to ensure your sale has the best chance of completing successfully.

Legal and technical knowledge

Our staff have extensive knowledge of the legal processes involved with selling a property and are equipped to deal with problems that may arise during the transaction.

Regular sales progressing

Our staff regularly contact all parties involved with the sale to make sure that any problems are identified immediately and resolved.

Local experts

If necessary, we are able to recommend surveyors, builders, structural engineers and a whole range of other experts, who may be needed during the course of the sale.

You are our priority

By getting to know you and your situation thoroughly, our staff will be in the best position to resolve problems and to ensure that the sale goes through quickly and smoothly.

Recently sold or sale agreed

Broadhembury, Honiton, Devon, EX14 Offers in excess of £325,000 | 3 bedrooms

Recently sold or sale agreed

Meadow Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 Guide price £415,000 | 3 bedrooms

Recently sold or sale agreed

Bickington, Devon, TQ12 Guide price £800,000 | 4 bedrooms

Recently sold or sale agreed

Watson Place, Exeter, Devon, EX2 Offers in excess of £325,000 | 3 bedrooms

Recently sold or sale agreed

Taddyforde Estate, Exeter, Devon, EX4 Offers in excess of £550,000 | 4 bedrooms

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