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Imagine an agent who is incentivised to achieve the highest possible price for you. An agent who doesn’t ask for upfront fees or charge for 'extras' such as accompanied viewings or photography. With Philip Martin there is no fee to pay until after the sale has safely gone to exchange of contracts. We’ve been helping our clients with all of their property needs for over 35 years so we know what it takes to sell property. Buying or selling a property can be one of the most important transactions most of us will ever undertake and that’s why it makes sense to ensure you have the best possible people at your service.

Philip started the business in 1986 with just a handful of properties on his books and has since handled thousands of property transactions across the county for many people. Now with three offices, four partners and twelve members of staff Philip Martin is an established name in the property industry throughout Cornwall and we are determined to continue our success in selling and letting property whilst providing a professional service to all of our clients and customers.


Black Check Mark Hi  Free market appraisal We’ll value your property using local knowledge and experience

Black Check Mark Hi  High street offices in Truro & on The Roseland at St Mawes. A traditional way for face to face communication

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Black Check Mark Hi  Accompanied viewings by an experienced agent
Black Check Mark Hi  A Philip Martin FOR SALE board. Be recognised by our high end, quality branded for sale boards

Black Check Mark Hi  A professional floorplan and OS maps
Black Check Mark Hi  Comprehensive full colour property particulars

Black Check Mark Hi  Negotiation by an experienced agent in order to get the best possible price
Black Check Mark Hi  No sale - No fee
Black Check Mark Hi  Local press advertising, regional and national press
Black Check Mark Hi  Unique access and maximum exposure to 800 offices and Park Lane office, London
Black Check Mark Hi  Online, digital and social media marketing
Black Check Mark Hi  Two qualified in house Chartered surveyors
Black Check Mark Hi  Your property will be matched to our extensive mailing list
Black Check Mark Hi  We pre-qualify potential buyers and seek proof of funds

Black Check Mark Hi Members of the Guild of Property Professionals
Black Check Mark Hi  Agent to manage the sale to exchange and completion

Black Check Mark Hi  Receive a truly personal service from local, qualified and experienced property expert

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As an independent Cornish firm we recognise the importance of customer care to potential buyers and to our vendors. The main ethos of the firm is to provide a professional and high quality service to our clients.

Our Truro office is situated in the City centre in a prominent position opposite the Cathedral itself and enjoys a high level of pedestrian traffic. Our Roseland office is overlooking the sea in St Mawes in one of the busiest parts of the village.

We advertise all clients properties prominently across print, digital and social media platforms including the use of video. We aim to give the widest coverage to our clients by advertising on Rightmove, our own website and We also have a large mailing list and individual properties are either posted or emailed to prospective purchasers on a daily basis. In a time when websites and email are the norm, we still give great weight to the importance of high quality sales particulars and produce bespoke brochures, often incorporating floor plans and ordnance survey extracts.

Once a buyer has been found and a sale has been agreed we then work between all parties inlcuding the buyer and seller, both solicitors, mortgage companies and surveyors in order to keep the sale together and help move it safely to exchange of contracts and completion. This is a vital aspect of the process which is often over looked by sellers when instructing an estate agent. 

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The firm has four partners headed up by Senior Partner Philip Martin together with Steven Jenkin, James Harvey and Sean Johnston. All four partners come from Cornish families and three share a similar agricultural background. Philip Martin and Steven Jenkin are both members of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. 

"I would very much like to thank Philip Martin Estate Agents for recently selling our home near Redruth. We truly appreciated her professional attitude which was maintained at all times, together with an accessible demeanour which, when dealing with buyers and sellers who may be under a great deal of stress, is not always achievable. Philip and I truly appreciated Lauren's approachable and professional behaviour throughout the process of selling our house. Thank you."