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“Bad Staff attitude...”

Apr 15,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Ex client'
Apr 15,2019
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Anisa was very sharp, rude and abrupt when calling her to complain about the way i was treated when going in to hand in my application form to rent a property as someone else had apparently raced in and paid a deposit before me despite ...
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BAD
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By: Anisa Patel
Apr 16, 2019
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Thank you for your feedback, I’m sorry to hear that you were disappointed not to be accepted for a property we were advertising. If we were going to move forward with your application we would at this stage have requested a holding deposits. On this occasion we had taken a holding deposit from another applicant and therefor we were unable to take any money from you to secure the property. We understand your disappointment, however if you see any suitable properties advertised with ourselves p ...

“Good Service...”

Apr 02,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'DCarter'
Apr 02,2019
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I am really happy with the service I received from Hollie Crutchley. Our application was returned to us really quickly. I only dealt with Hollie a few time but she responded to my emails and calls really quickly. I think that if Hollie was my ...
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“Do not waste your time...”

Mar 11,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Disgruntled'
Mar 11,2019
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My partner and I both viewed a house and loved it. We called out offer in, asked for paperwork and credit forms. Was promised they'd send it, after a day rung again and another member of staff admitted he didn't know what was going on ...
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“Straight Forward Purchase from Goodchilds...”

Jan 18,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Luke R'
Jan 18,2019
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Nice straight forward purchase from goodchilds Brownhills, Abbie was a please to deal with, gave us all the information we needed for our first house purchase. Kept up informed and updates with how things were progressing. I would highly recommend Goodchilds Brownhills to anyone looking ...
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Good
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“First home...”

Jan 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Harvey'
Jan 15,2019
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Recently moved out of my first home which I rented through good child's. Received a great service from my very first contact to moving out. Would definitely recommend....
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“Arrogance & Ignorance...”

Oct 12,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dave'
Oct 12,2018
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After renting out one of my properties with Steve Rowe since they started there customer relations has gone down the pan. Wife Ailsa is the most unprofessional rude person I have had the misfortune to meet in the letting world who loves to engage in ...
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“House selling and purchasing a new property...”

Aug 22,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Lucie Sainerova'
Aug 22,2018
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Thank you very much to all Goodchilds members in Hanley, their service was exceptional. Rhys in particular is a man one can truly rely on in terms of constantly updating essential information regards to progress of selling old and purchasing new property. We are very ...
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Good
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“Personal service...”

May 23,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'shinycarol'
May 23,2018
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From initial consultation through to completion, we were fully supported and treated as individuals. We would recommend this branch and look forward to using them again in the near future....
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Good
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“Superb...”

Apr 30,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Angela and Nigel'
Apr 30,2018
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Goodchilds recently sold our house in less than 1 week and the whole process through to completion was seamless and everything was dealt with in a very professional manner. We would have no hesitation in using Goodchilds Brownhills again 😀 Angela and Nigel...
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Very good
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“Superb...”

Apr 30,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Angela and Nigel'
Apr 30,2018
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Goodchilds recently sold our house in less than 1 week and the whole process through to completion was seamless and everything was dealt with in a very professional manner. We would have no hesitation in using Goodchilds Brownhills again 😀 Angela and Nigel...
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Very good
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“Very rude manager and poor customer service...”

Apr 30,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'de Guzman'
Apr 30,2018
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Called the letting agency today to let them know about the maintenance that needs to be done in our property that they are letting us in Walsall to report about the issues because it has been raised a couple of times but we did not ...
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£120 annual fee to "process papers" with a very poor maintenance service
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“Unsatisfied Customer service...”

Apr 20,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Nigel'
Apr 20,2018
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Having read previous reviews I am amazed this estate agent even has star reviews. I have dealt with goodchilds estate agents in lichfield recently and I am appalled at the behaviour from the staff and the rudeness. They don't return any emails I have sent ...
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“Get ready for a fight to get your money back...”

Apr 20,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mike'
Apr 20,2018
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I'm writing this review on the day I finally received my £900 deposit back - after having ended my tenancy on January 3rd and gone through a dispute process to do so. After I moved out, communications from Goodchilds basically ground to a halt (they weren't ...
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“Great service...”

Apr 13,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'David M'
Apr 13,2018
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The service received from valuation through to sale and cmpletion was very good. Regular contact and updates, good feedback from viewings . A very professional approach to selling my property...
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The deal structure suited me perfectly
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“We have actually used Goodchilds for nearly 7 years overall, for ......”

Feb 21,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'WATSON'
Feb 21,2018
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We have actually used Goodchilds for nearly 7 years overall, for our old rented property and recently for the sale of our home. Nick Labocha is first class. Totally professional - an "up-front". We had a particularly stressful sale process with an incompetent solicitor and problems ...
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Fees were in accordance with the quotation he gave us.1.25% plus VAT, but for the stress he carried on our behalf and the amount of extra work he personally undertook, he deserved far more !
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By: Mary Watson
Mar 26, 2018
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There is something wrong with the review I posted. I posted a FIVE STAR Review, as Nick and his team are first class and I have dealt with them for many years. However, for some reason, it is only showing one star, I WOULD REQUEST THAT ALL AGENTS CORRECT THIS IMMEDIATELY. Thank you Mar Watson ...

“I rented a property out through Goodchilds in Stoke, Rob ......”

Feb 20,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'n_lab1'
Feb 20,2018
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I rented a property out through Goodchilds in Stoke, Rob came out and gave me some useful tips and information about renting. I was reluctant to rent my property at first but rob gave me plenty of reassurances and helped me find a good tenant....
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The commission rates are good. No tenant find fees or re-let fees.
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“Used Nick and Sophie at the Goodchilds Telford branch to ......”

Feb 20,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Rob'
Feb 20,2018
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Used Nick and Sophie at the Goodchilds Telford branch to deal with my rental property. Found me a tenant in less than a week and the service has been amazing, thank you!...
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Good - no up front charges :)
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“Awful company/service would not recommend! Hiden fees throughout tenancy ......”

Feb 19,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Megan'
Feb 19,2018
3 people found
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Awful company/service would not recommend! Hiden fees throughout tenancy agreement, e.g £75 to re new tenancy. £500 depoist of which we only recieved £230 back due to 'check out fee'. Problems in property which where not highlighted or resolved prior to moving in such as no ...
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“Purchased my first home through Goodchilds and they were very ......”

Jan 31,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Dpizzaro'
Jan 31,2018
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Purchased my first home through Goodchilds and they were very helpful. Nothing seemed too much to ask off them. Reece was superb....
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“Absolute embarrassment to the industry *Dont listen to instructions from ......”

Jan 29,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rayden Court'
Jan 29,2018
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Absolute embarrassment to the industry *Dont listen to instructions from the client, takes 3 weeks to respond to an e-mail (after daily phone calls), is never in the office and it would seem that he is generally "the only personal that can help". The service was ...
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Very high but even more unreasonable based on the service they provide.
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“Worked along Goodchilds in Hanley for 4 years now. They look ......”

Jan 18,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'CJ'
Jan 18,2018
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Worked along Goodchilds in Hanley for 4 years now. They look after my property portfolio. Rob is always on hand to assist me and give advice whenever needed....
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Good
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“Never seemed to be in any rush and I was ......”

Nov 09,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Daniel F'
Nov 09,2017
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Never seemed to be in any rush and I was the one doing all the calling around... Would call and they wud say call back but never did till it was too late... The best part of the whole experience was the guy who came ...
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Not worth what we had to pay due to taking 7 months to complete on my property
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“Worst company and service ever!!!!! Left with a broken boiler ......”

Oct 28,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Disgraceful Service!'
Oct 28,2017
1 people found
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Worst company and service ever!!!!! Left with a broken boiler for 3 months! Left with temporary electrical work for more than 6 months with potential fire risk- notified on numerous occasions and never bothered to Chase! Had stress of bailiffs coming to the house because of the ...
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“I acquired a property that I let out through Goodchilds,......”

Oct 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Ken B'
Oct 13,2017
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I acquired a property that I let out through Goodchilds,the process was simple and clear and a tenant found quickly,the very few problems i had were dealt with promptly and the tenants queries were passed on immediately. I have now sold the property ...
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“As this was my first time moving into a rental ......”

Oct 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Kerrie'
Oct 09,2017
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As this was my first time moving into a rental property I had a lot of questions on how the process would work. All of the team at Goodchilds were extremely helpful in detailing the entire process so I always knew what stage my application ...
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Very reasonable.
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“Goodchilds have managed a property for me for the last 3 ......”

Oct 09,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Goodchilds will lie to you on a daily basis steer'
Oct 09,2017
1 people found
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Goodchilds have managed a property for me for the last 3 years and have done bear minimum during this time. I honestly don't know what I keep using them. But this is the last time. They never call me back, they lie constantly and never do ...
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They charge the highest fee's out there an do nothing.
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“Worst experience of my life waiting for a deposit of ......”

Sep 20,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Alan Steventon'
Sep 20,2017
1 people found
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Worst experience of my life waiting for a deposit of over a grand my land lady was brilliant and was very pleased and thanked me and even came to the hand over when I gave the keys back to tell them to return my deposit ...
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Very bad
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“The worst Lettings agency that I ever came across. Do ......”

Sep 14,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Worst agency'
Sep 14,2017
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The worst Lettings agency that I ever came across. Do not sign contract with this agency ever. Unprofessional, don't have a clue about anything, only looking for money, ridiculous fees, do not bother to show to appointments they have made themselves, won't respond to emails. ...
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“I've foolishly been a landlord with Goodchilds for the past ......”

Aug 30,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Brian ex-Wednesbury'
Aug 30,2017
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I've foolishly been a landlord with Goodchilds for the past few years, despite having several run-ins with them in the past over shocking customer service and incompetence (for a time they had my house for sale on Right Move listed twice with two different listings/...
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Fee's are overall in keeping although we supposedly get an inspection with the fee, which they never provide (despite asking multiple times).
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“I was corresponding with Abbie throughout the process of purchasing ......”

Jul 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Steve Russell'
Jul 13,2017
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I was corresponding with Abbie throughout the process of purchasing my house. I found her to be very helpful,even more so than my Solicitors especially as I had a few issues towards the end. She was very Good at keeping me updated on the ...
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Fees

Move in Fees Apply £60.00pp for Reference Checks, £48.00 Admin Fee, First Months Rent, Deposit on Application.
Last updated at 27/01/2016, 5:17 PM by Robert Norton

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Last updated at 5:17 PM 27/01/2016 by Robert Norton

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1 High Street, Walsall WS8 6ED
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