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Apr 12,2017
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Apr 12,2017
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Nicholas at Oliver James let and managed my property in a village near Abingdon very successfully for the last 2 years. I found the service to be thorough, efficient and professional. With sound knowledge of the market / area they negotiated a great deal for me and the tenants were looked after so well they asked to stay for another year! Communication is very important to me and Nicholas made sure he was always reachable. I would be happy to recommend Oliver James for lettings and sales....
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The fees were reasonable and there was always room for negotiation whether letting or selling.
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Apr 06,2017
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
Colin Steel
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Apr 06,2017
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After a bad experience with another local Estate Agent, we decided to re-launch the property and opted to go with Oliver James after researching other agencies in the locality. We are so glad that we did as we have to say that overall our experience was very good and were impressed with the friendliness and professionalism of the staff involved who kept us completely up-to-date. The property sold much quicker than we ever anticipated....
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When the final bill was received we thought it was high and that it was not value for money but saying that we did not envisage such a rapid sale. The property could have remained on the market unsold for a much longer period which would have justified the amount charged.
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Apr 03,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Henry
Sarah
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Apr 03,2017
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Superb service from all at Oliver James. Particular praise must go to Ian Henry, who was amazing. i would not hesitate to recommend this firm to anyone. Well done....
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Very fair
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By: Ian Henry
Apr 04, 2017
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Thank you for the kind words. It was an absolute pleasure working with you and I am so happy we managed to achieve such a good price for your beautiful home for you in such a short space of time. ...
Mar 09,2017
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Mar 09,2017
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Nicholas managed our house sale extremely well. He kept us informed, advised us well at each stage and was always approachable and responsive. We were always impressed with the service from everyone in the branch whenever we had to contact them, or them us. I would heartily recommend Nicholas, and Oliver James as a whole....
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As expected.
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Feb 27,2017
Minithumbup
Rob
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Feb 27,2017
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Professional and pragmatic approach adopted by Oliver James throughout. Persistence during the exchange/completion process kept everything on track despite delays further down the chain....
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Oliver James agreed a fixed fee at a reasonable rate.
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Feb 23,2017
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Feb 23,2017
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We would not hesitate to recommend both Nicholas and Oliver James as our neighbours also did to us after experiencing their service a year before we took the plunge. One very pleasing service they provide is to keep you constantly in the loop rather than being left wondering. Calls are returned promptly and other staff members are able to pick up a query as well....
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Fair
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Feb 09,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Henry
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Feb 09,2017
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I recently completed my house sale through Oliver James. They were efficient and diligent throughout. Ian was managing my sale and did a good job, as did Sarah and Sam at the beginning of the sale process. I've been very happy using Oliver James!...
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Transparent, reasonable and no hidden extra charges!
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By: Ian Henry
Feb 09, 2017
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Thank you so much for your glowing review! I am so glad we were able to help you with the sale of your beautiful barn conversion. It was always an absolute pleasure to have you as a client. ...
Feb 02,2017
Minithumbup
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Feb 02,2017
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We have had a very positive experience selling the property with Oliver James. They maintained good communication throughout and coordinated the sale from start to finish. Everyone in the office were very friendly and approachable and nothing was too much trouble. They supported our requirements and did not try to impress their own opinions upon us, fully understanding their brief....
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We found the agents fees to be very competitive, and reasonable
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Dec 17,2016
Minithumbup
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Dec 17,2016
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We liked the straightforward, down to earth approach of all members of the team we had dealings with. We were kept well informed of viewings and progress throughout the selling process....
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Very reasonable compared to those quoted by other local agents.
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By: Ian Henry
Dec 22, 2016
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Dec 15,2016
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Dec 15,2016
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Colin, and the rest of the team at Abingdon gave excellent service. Colin arranged over 20 viewings and dealt with the sale process with professionalism and good humour even when prospective buyers changed their minds. He finally negotiated a good sale....
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The fee charged was below that quoted by other agents.
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Dec 14,2016
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Dec 14,2016
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A very professional and friendly agency. we were extremely happy with everything they did. I would not hesitate to recommend them....
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As expected
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Dec 09,2016
Minithumbup
Ian Henry
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Dec 09,2016
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We were very happy with the entire move. Ian Henry was very helpful and always available. He communicated well between us and the sellers and helped to keep everyone's nerves at bay. The entire process is stressful enough, so we are glad that we could rely on Ian....
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We did not have to pay fees as we were buyers.
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By: Ian Henry
Dec 22, 2016
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Dec 08,2016
Minithumbup
Sarah
Sam Peris
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Dec 08,2016
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Thanks again for selling the house, the whole process was dealt with so well from the initial valuation to the completion. It is clear that you care about your clients and take a lot of trouble to maintain a high standard. We have total confidence in Oliver James and have sung your praises to all who would listen....
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Very good value, well worth it for the complete service.
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By: Ian Henry
Dec 22, 2016
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Dec 05,2016
Minithumbup
Ian Henry
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Dec 05,2016
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Ian and the team at the Kidlington office, provided an excellent service in selling our family home at a very difficult time. They made the whole process easier and we were amazed at how quick the whole process took. Huge thanks. We would recommend them most highly....
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We were really happy with the agent fees.
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By: Ian Henry
Dec 22, 2016
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Sep 29,2016
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Sep 29,2016
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Nicholas and his team were very hard working in facilitating the sale of the house in what were sometimes difficult circumstances. Never the less we felt that Nicholas was always by our side throughout and more than happy to go the extra yard to keep the sale together and moving forwards. We felt all staff were polite and kept us informed of progress....
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Sep 22,2016
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Sep 22,2016
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This is the second time we've used Colin and Oliver James in Abingdon. If ever we were to sell again we would, without hesitation, commission them again. Completely satisfied and impressed with service throughout....
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Standard
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Sep 20,2016
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Sep 20,2016
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Colin gave us excellant advice throughout the sale of our property and kept us well informed at all times. In Colin's absence (during his holiday) the other members of the Abingdon office always went out of their way to to answer our questions....
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The fees were very compedative with other agents in Abingdon, and we were very happy with the service we received.. We have already instructed Colin to sell another property for us next year.
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Jul 20,2016
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Jul 20,2016
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Colin was extremely professional throughout the process of selling our house. We couldn't have wished for a better service. He kept us fully informed and was prepared to progress issues with other parties in a timely manner. We would thoroughly recommend Colin and Oliver James to anyone contemplating selling their property....
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Fees were competitive with other agents and reflected the market at the time.
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Jul 05,2016
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
Nicholas Lindsey
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Jul 05,2016
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Can't thank all the staff at Oliver James enough for everything they did in helping us with our house move. We only moved 600 yards to a different road but things weren't always plain sailing with our potential buyer. However, Oliver James helped in every way they could and we are so happy in our new home. We would recommend them most highly....
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The set percentage fee is very reasonable.
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Jun 24,2016
Minithumbup
George Stevens
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Jun 24,2016
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We had been on the market with various other agents for nearly a year, unable to sell our not so easy to sell cottage. Within a month, OJ had sold it THREE times, two being pull outs, but the third one concluding in a successful sale! We found OJ to be honest, practical and extremely knowledgable in their field of expertise. George was a constant support from beginning to end, offering helpful solutions to all the various issues that arise in this rocky process. I felt him to be almost like dad ...
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Very reasonable and worth every penny! Money well spent!
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Jun 23,2016
Minithumbup
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Jun 23,2016
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Really helpful and was kept informed from start to finish. Good, clear communication. Excellent service and wouldn't hesitate to recommend....
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Standard
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Nov 17,2015
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Nov 17,2015
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Nicholas and his team provided an excellent service during a very traumatic and protracted process due to a difficulty further down the chain. We had initially placed the property with Purple Bricks but the service from the beginning was non-existent so we decided to instruct Oliver James' to handle the sale and we firmly believe that if we had remained with an online agency the outcome would have been very different. Nicholas and his team have extensive local knowledge and were therefore able...
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Nov 08,2015
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Nov 08,2015
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A professional, highly efficient, friendly service from Nicholas Lindsay and colleagues at Oliver James. Nicholas was very knowledgeable about the local housing market. Staff couldn't have been more helpful and all actions were organised and carried out quickly. I would thoroughly recommended Oliver James to anyone looking for an estate agent in the Abingdon area....
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Oct 17,2015
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Oct 17,2015
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All staff were extremely professional and calm in the process of selling our house. A stressful experience was made bearable by their determined approach to capture the right buyer. The inevitable problems arising from a long chain were dealt with quickly and the communication between Colin, myself and other agents was clear and helpful. A special mention to Jackie who was extremely professional and reassuring and Wayne whose enthusiasm was totally refreshing....
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Sep 24,2015
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
Colin Steel
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Sep 24,2015
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The staff offered a sound and sensible view of the property's strength and weaknesses coupled with a valuation which proved an accurate interpretation of the market conditions. The system operated by Oliver James for viewings was efficient and professional and lead to a successful sale....
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Aug 11,2015
Minithumbup
George Stevens
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Aug 11,2015
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George and the team at Oliver James (Witney) acted professionally and efficiently throughout the sale of my property. The house was listed in no time at all, EPC taken care of and all viewings accompanied. Offers put forward effectively and negotiations on my behalf secured the best price. I received regular feedback updating me on the progress of the sale through to completion. Many thanks. I would recommend George and his team without hesitation....
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Competitive and reasonable, reflecting the confidence in selling the property.
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Jul 29,2015
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Jul 29,2015
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This is the first time that I have ever had any dealings with Oliver James and Nicholas Lindsay in particular. From the first time we met to the very end of the house sale, he was excellent. Through out the long drawn out attempts to sell the property, he came across to me as being very professional in every thing that he did and totally committed to selling the property for us. I would not hesitate to use Oliver James again in the future should the need arise. I have already recommended the...
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Jul 13,2015
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Jul 13,2015
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As co-executor for my mother's will (deceased Jan 2015) and one of 4 siblings, between us we interviewed and shortlisted three agents in Abingdon. We rapidly reached the unanimous decision to run with Oliver James Ltd (Colin Steel) as the smaller and personal agency who clearly knew the local market, in preference to the two larger 'bells and whistles' agencies which we felt could lose interest if a quick sale did not provide their bonus. Colin Steel built our confidence, with a low key manner a...
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Usual 1% fee reduced by special discount 10%.
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Jul 10,2015
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Jul 10,2015
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First class local knowledge counts for a lot these days. So does knowledge of his buyers. The pace of the sale was steady----no rush---no pressure. The most important thing was that Colin was always there when I had a query or problem. Every problem could be solved. Excellent customer service achieved a good result....
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As expected
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Jul 09,2015
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Jul 09,2015
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Agent communicated promptly and fully with all relevant information and valued the property accurately. Viewings were conducted swiftly with due concern for the security of the property. All offers were transmitted promptly to the vendor and dealt with fairly and with impartiality.The sale was concluded very efficiently despite some indecision on behalf of the prospective purchasers....
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Reasonable at 1%
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Jul 09,2015
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Jul 09,2015
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We have used Oliver James in Abingdon to sell two properties and also the purchase of three properties, all in the last two years. They were found to be most professional and helpful in every way. Whilst we mainly dealt with Colin all members of staff were extremely courteous. We would not hesitate to recommend this firm of Estate Agents and plan to use their Letting Service in the near future....
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Jun 03,2015
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
Nicholas Lindsey
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Jun 03,2015
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Colin was excellent in arranging a double-quick sale when we found the house we wanted (also through Oliver James) and the team there were always helpful, including having pre-arranged with the seller that we would want to install central heating before moving in....
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Fees were very competitive.
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Apr 15,2015
Minithumbdown
David Wilkins
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Apr 15,2015
2 people found
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David Wilkins and another male member of staff I spoke to on the phone were without doubt the rudest, most unprofessional estate agents I have ever had the displeasure of working with. My personal dispute with David had been 'discussed' in the office and I was met with insults and a rude attitude when I expressed my disdain about this. Photos taken for our property were used again to sell the property 2 years later for the next vendor without asking permission, of which I was accused of being 'p...
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By: Ox11
Apr 16, 2015
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It was not 2 years ago, it was in fact less than a year ago, all our photos were used, which is misleading to potential buyers, and it features our entire flat and its contents as it was. I simply stated prior permission to do this would have been courteous. ...
Mar 08,2015
Minithumbup
George Stevens
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Mar 08,2015
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Fantastic excellent A1 brilliant service provided by George and Robin when purchasing my property- a stressful time made much more pleasant when buying this property- would definately choose this team again if selling or buying again- would definately recomend them to- ThankYou- you are a great estate agency!...
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Feb 11,2015
Minithumbdown
David Wilkins
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Feb 11,2015
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David Wilkins is the most unprofessional estate agent I have ever encountered. He is unreliable and outright rude. I feel sorry for anyone letting a property through this joke of a man/business. Additionally we found the property infested with rats, the garden overgrown, the furniture broken and there is a massive hole in the kitchen ceiling hosting a culture of mould....
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David Wilkins was extremely slow to complete basic procedures, took excessive time off work, and didn\'t get back to me on my lease offer for weeks. He has shouted at me over the phone, used stereotypes to describe me when talking to my housemate and was also extremely rude when he attended a house inspection at the property. This man should not have a job.
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Price negotiation occurred without help or advice from oliver james.
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By: David Wilkins
Apr 15, 2015
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Jean Phillipe Pollonais did not pay his rent. He and his house mate were nuisance tenants and have been frequently reported by the neighbours to the authorities for their anti-social behaviour.They were smoking heavily in the house despite it being a non smoking tenancy. There have also been three visits made to the house by the police. After repeated warnings we moved to evict them. At this point one of the boy's fathers stepped in to improve and guarantee their behaviour. He also paid the outs ...
Apr 05,2014
Minithumbdown
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Apr 05,2014
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Had wrong epc certificate published on rightmove, they were rude, did not acknowledge emails and ignored calls. Would stay well clear of them....
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Mar 14,2014
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Mar 14,2014
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The photographs Colin took of my property were excellent. I had complete confidence in him. He was professional and always available to answer any questions. He kept me informed of the progress of the sale. From valuation to completion took 8 weeks. I would not hesitate to use Oliver James again....
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Jan 20,2014
Minithumbdown
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Jan 20,2014
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This agent never returned our calls ยขรขโ€šยฌรขโ‚ฌล“ we had all problems with house and they never bothered to fix anything. We left in the end as they were so unhelpful. I would never go to them again....
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By: G Stevens
Jan 21, 2014
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Very sorry to hear about your problems, perhaps you would be good enough to contact me as I would like the opportunity to investigate your complaint. George Stevens (Director) ...
Dec 04,2013
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Dec 04,2013
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The sales process took 25 weeks and 2 days from the day we first met Nicholas Lindsay- and 19 weeks from the first viewing (12 viewers in all). Excellent teamwork. After each viewing, the vendor e-mailed feedback to OJ - and normally, within 24 hours OJ e-mailed their feedback to vendor, following their discussions with the viewers. The 7 weeks from agreed sale to Exchange of Contracts was an exercise in \'keeping the vendor patient\' that Oliver James managed very well....
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Oct 08,2013
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Oct 08,2013
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Having had our property on the market with another local agent for 4 months with little interest and no communication from them for over 2 months we decided to move to Oliver James. Although the property still took some considerable time to sell Nicholas and his team were always upbeat and positive throughout. They supported and encouraged us at times when we were considering withdrawing from the market and thankfully this encouragement ultimately led to the property being sold at its asking pri...
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Sep 03,2013
Minithumbdown
David Wilkins
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Sep 03,2013
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David Wilkins is, without doubt, the worst agent I have come across in my 60+ years. My daughter was thinking of selling the house she lives in, but it is owned by trusts and requires the trusts to agree any contract. He has been informed of this 3 times by email, but has not even had the common courtesy of acknowledging the emails. If this is the standard of service one can expect, I am looking to use another agent....
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Aug 19,2013
Minithumbdown
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Aug 19,2013
2 people found
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Quick enquiry regarding the property, received complete disinterest and general rudeness. Asked if the landlord would accept pets. Answer was I don\'t know, give me your number, will call back. Never called back. Another property my partner enquired about, entirely independently to my enquiry, met with the same arrogant rude attitude. There\'s no reason to behave with such disdain to enquiries - it smacks of arrogance, indifference and quite simply, is unprofessional and downright rude. ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Be friendly and helpful, instead of complete arses.
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May 30,2013
Minithumbup
Stacey Mole
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May 30,2013
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I have found these to be great Agents and 2 people I mention I have had a lot of dealings with along with Corinne who has also been most helpful whenever I have needed to speak to them. We are now on our 2nd set of tenants with them and they handled the changeover very well despite the previous tenant leaving before the end of their term....
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Mar 16,2013
Minithumbup
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Mar 16,2013
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Good communication, kept informed, calls and emails always responded to, provided help and ideas when needed. Worked hard and always easy to talk to. Would use again, very straight forward....
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Mar 11,2013
Minithumbup
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Mar 11,2013
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I bought a property in around 8 weeks and found the Oliver James Witney Office to be most helpful not only before I made an offer, but all the way through and even after the sale. Contact was easy and responses to mails and call were swift and helpful. Very professional and a pleasure to do business with....
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Jan 15,2013
Minithumbdown
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Jan 15,2013
7 people found
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One particular senior member of staff was extremely rude and aggressive when we dealt with him regarding a potential sale. Previous offers we put forward were not passed on. We felt very pushed to make a decision and when we decided against the sale ( Due to very inconsistent and flaky information about the house) he became overtly aggressive and proceeded to be very rude and confrontational. We would NEVER recommend buying a property through Oliver James Oxford. They are dishonest about prope...
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The agent could have been polite and respectful honest and helpful.
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Dec 24,2012
Minithumbdown
Christina Morris
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Dec 24,2012
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I had to prematurely cancel my contract due to personal reasons, I was told to pay marketing charges for re letting the property which is ridiculously high (this is agreed with the landlord and letting agent), this charge was not made clear and transparent at the time of signing the contract. The contract mentions - a " reasonable" charge will be levied. I had the most pathetic experience interacting with Christina Morris, she was never in the receptive mode and said that I should ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
1. Make sure i get my deposit money back - since i have given 2 months of written notice. 2. Establish a very good communication channel between the landlord and the tenant. I was asked by the landlord to speak to Oliver James, and Oliver James replied - please speak to the landlord since i am not aware of the details !!. 3. Return the money taken for marketing charges back to me (307 pounds), since you could not find the a new tennat in 2 months time.
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By: Di
May 02, 2016
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Dananjay was our tenant and left the flat in a very bad way!! Children had scribbled on the walls and the taps were destroyed by using what must have been toilet cleaner. The dining table had been scribbled on and had to be sanded & re varnished. The worst tenant ever very very demanding and left the place in a state. The deposit never covered the loss of rent or the damage!!!! So how can he bad mouth a good agent. ...
Oct 24,2012
Minithumbdown
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Oct 24,2012
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We sold our property through Oliver James but it was a very painful process. On the initial meeting of which they were the best of a bad bunch to choose from, they valued our property and told us a similar property a few doors down went for the same money. After 8 weeks on the market we really had to have stern words with them and asked them to really push the property we also found out that the other property was in fact sold fully furnished which is why they were able to sell this for more m...
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Oct 18,2012
Minithumbup
Colin Steel
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Oct 18,2012
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Colin was the most helpful, professional, pleasant person to deal with. Everything that was asked of him was done immediately in a cheerful and efficient manner. This agency handled the sale of my property with absolute competence from beginning to end I would not hesitate to recommended Oliver James as Estate Agents to anyone wanting to receive 1st class service....
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Sep 27,2012
Minithumbup
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Sep 27,2012
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The aim was to relocate from Abingdon to Wantage if a suitable house could be found there. Nicholas Lindsey and his team at Oliver James provided a very complete, speedy, professional and polite service. Nicholas found a buyer for our Abingdon property and searched amongst our preferred range of possible houses in Wantage to find one for sale. It all worked very well and I have no hesitation in recommending Oliver James to others....
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Aug 19,2012
Minithumbdown
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Aug 19,2012
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After booking a property viewing with this letting agent over the phone, I was severely disappointed when I went to the viewing. In the telephone conversation with the agent I explained that I would be travelling over an hour in the car for the viewing that we had agreed would take place 2 days later. At the agent\'s request, I agreed to a morning viewing as it would be more convenient for them. I left my details with them. Arriving at the agreed date and time and without any letting age...
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By: OJ Witney
Sep 05, 2012
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I am very sorry to hear about your experience, the lettings market is very busy at the moment with many properties being over subscribed. You are right we should have notified you as soon as the property was let to avoid wasting your time, we do take complaints seriously, I am just sorry you didn't call me direct to discuss this rather than airing your complaint in such a public way, never mind such is life! Once again please accept our apologies ...
Mar 23,2012
Minithumbup
George Stevens
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Mar 23,2012
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Having received an excellent service from Oliver James when we bought our property, they were our first port of call to sell the same house. This proved to be an excellent decision as they were a pleasure to deal with throughout the process. When we were unlucky to lose our buyer several members of their team worked energetically to almost immediately find us another buyer and we were put at ease by a real sense that they were working hard to sell the house for us. I never thought I'd say this b...
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Feb 03,2012
Minithumbdown
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Feb 03,2012
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Not only did Oliver James failed to sell my property last year (we terminated our contract after a conversation which went "well how should i know what your property is worth, I'm not a surveyor" ) but it seems now, that it is equally hard to purchase anything from them. I have just come off the phone where my offer has not been forwarded because Robin believes that I don't have enough equity. How could he possibly know my financial position and is it legal for my offer not to be...
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By: OJWitney
Feb 20, 2012
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I am really sorry that "House buyer" has felt it necessary to air an grevience in a public forum rather than raise their concerns with us directly. "House buyer" is right we did not sell the property, funny how this is always our fault, and never the pricing! "House buyer's" offer was put forward (inlcuding the various caveats insisted on) and was rejected by our client. ...
Jul 12,2011
Minithumbup
Nicholas Lindsey
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Jul 12,2011
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From the initial contact with Nicholas Lindsey to exchange of contracts, Nicholas and his team have been superb. Problems have been dealt with rapid professionalism and always with great regard for the pressure we were under. I would recommend Oliver James to anyone seeking the BEST!...
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Dec 11,2010
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Oliver James are wonderful! My first experience of the Abingdon branch was when the people I bought my house from used them as their estate agent. I was so impressed that I went back and sold the same house using Oliver James. They go well beyond the call of duty to take care of you. They're fair, patient, very experienced, quick to respond, and thorough. I have absolutely no hesitation in recommending them. As a natural born worrier, they made the whole process of selling a house so much easie...
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Dec 10,2010
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The Directors and their team at Oliver James provided an excellent service from the time they came to value the property through to completion. They kept me fully informed throughout the process, and gave guidance and advice that was always helpful and accurate. I am happy to reassure any prospective clients that they would be placing their business with a highly professional and trustworthy firm....
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By: mister
Dec 28, 2010
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I just can't believe that this is true and it amazes me that its taken 18 months for the company to uncover some of the comments about it. Same for the review posted on the next day! ...
Jul 29,2009
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Jul 29,2009
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Didn't pass offers to seller. Communication very poor. Sworn at on phone. General extraordinary high brow arrogance, "it's Oxford" etc.etc. My view, not honest, no integrity, not trustworthy, definitely working for their clients to achieve the highest price but not actually working hard to do that. I think they have a motto on their website about this integrity, honesty and achieving best price. At the least the latter is probably true for clients but certainly not for prospective buyers. For bu...
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Mar 16,2008
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Oliver James were terrible and used an aggressive sales technique, I don'y want to give too much information away but I suspect they didn't pass on an offer that I put through a while back. Also the property came onto the market after the HIP's were introduced and they didn't provide a HIP! Stay away...
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