Purplebricks has been one of the property industry’s leading online and hybrid agents in the UK.
We are proud to deliver service that includes:
- A low fixed fee for selling or letting your property, saving you thousands versus a high street
- Your very own Local Property or Lettings Expert, dedicated to providing the very best service
- Your property will be listed on all major property portals and websites, i
Read full description...Purplebricks has been one of the property industry’s leading online and hybrid agents in the UK.
We are proud to deliver service that includes:
- A low fixed fee for selling or letting your property, saving you thousands versus a high street
- Your very own Local Property or Lettings Expert, dedicated to providing the very best service
- Your property will be listed on all major property portals and websites, including Zoopla and Rightmove
- Open 24/7 when most High Street agents are closed.
- Properties can be fully managed, just pass us the keys.
Do not hesitate to use the free home valuation tool to receive an estimate of your property value. We would love to hear from you!
Purplebricks

Suite 7 First Floor, Cranmore Place, Cranmore Drive
Shirley,Solihull
West Midlands
B90 4RZ
0800 810 8008

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“Poor experience...”

Nov 16,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Graeme Bell'
Nov 16,2018
7 people found
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At the start I was impressed, the tenancy signing and moving in process was all very eficient and quick. However, I've lived here since February, it got to June, July time after months of asking them to take the Let sign down, I had ...
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“If I could give zero stars then I would...”

Nov 06,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Matt Burden'
Nov 06,2018
21 people found
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I can only assume there is some kind of bot leaving positive reviews on Trust Pilot. Either that or it's compulsory for staff to leave them. This is an assumption of course as I'm just a bit angry that this company continues to ...
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You get what you pay for
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By: Martin T
Nov 17, 2018
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I'll second this. Like it or not, sales progression is part if the expectation that your customer has if you're employing an estate agent whether you're buying or selling. I get told they are a "Reactive" after sales service constantly, ie they ring/email when you ask them to. If they don't get an answer, the progression ends there. So, if a buyer changes their circumstances (which happens enough times to consider on any sale), it's unlikely you'll hear about it without asking a lot. I ...

“Terrible for buyers...”

Nov 03,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Craigibabu'
Nov 03,2018
12 people found
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Tried to arranged viewing as a prospective cash buyer via online booking , took way too long to confirm , rebooked several times due to local agent being unavailable every time , phoned purple bricks directly , sent a query email , no outcome recieved , as a buyer i will ...
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“Awful experience, very unprofessional...”

Nov 02,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Matilda'
Nov 02,2018
7 people found
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I had a phone call from Purple Bricks less than 48 hours prior to my tenant's move in date, asking if I'd 'heard the update' and casually mentioned that they were no longer moving in due to 'being arrested.' There was no further explanation ...
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“Avoid...”

Nov 02,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Charlotte'
Nov 02,2018
7 people found
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** Very disappointed ** After previously marketing a property with no problems I have used purplebricks for my current property. I have had very little contact regarding marketing other than when I have chased the estate agent. The property has been on the market since the 8th ...
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“Aggressive and Rude...”

Nov 02,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Annoyed'
Nov 02,2018
6 people found
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Tried to buy a property thro Purple Bricks which fell through as they hadn't vetted the buyer properly and left us out of pocket by £1500. But they were quick enough to ring me and DEMAND evidence of our deposit even though the offer on ...
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By: Even More Annoyed
Nov 06, 2018
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They are absolutely appalling. Will NEVER consider even looking at a property to buy in the future if it's from them. ...

“HOPELESS...”

Oct 12,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mark'
Oct 12,2018
16 people found
this helpful
Do not use plain and simple. Hidden costs and zero follow up. Use solicitors with no local knowledge, don't qualify buyers and are never available. And then you still have to pay them even if the sale falls through. Its a con and a ...
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Hidden costs and its rubbish that's it no sale no fee - you have to pay regardless
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“Avoid at all costs!...”

Oct 01,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Juliap1978'
Oct 01,2018
31 people found
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Please don't make the same mistake that I (and it seems many others) did and choose to ignore all the negative reviews of Purplebricks. Blinded by the sales patter of my 'local property expert' and the low cost, I believed that Purplebricks would give ...
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You pay even if your house doesn't sell. They don't want it to sell quickly- you are more likely to buy their add one if your house stays on the market longer.
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“Awful experience...”

Sep 11,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'unhappy seller'
Sep 11,2018
28 people found
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my property was on the market for 9 months with not one viewing, despite reducing the asking price by £10,000. The pictures did not do the property justice, the descriptions written of primary school standard and contact with the agent limited. Graham was useless then went off ...
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“Ridiculously awful...”

Sep 11,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Mitch'
Sep 11,2018
13 people found
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I also do not know where to start. In 20 years of renting this is worst experience. Even complaining and speaking to managers and directors changes nothing. I still have outstanding maintenance issues from over six months ago staff changing every two months and using that ...
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High
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“Worst letting Agent ever...”

Aug 29,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Patel'
Aug 29,2018
22 people found
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They have messed me around so much, I don't think I have enough space here and wouldn't know where to start. Then I find out there's a clause in my contract that say £600 plus Vat to leave even though I've been ...
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Terrible
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“Poor show...”

Aug 29,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Rachael'
Aug 29,2018
18 people found
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Debbie came across as friendly, engaging and enthusiastic to sell, but my experience was she was focused on getting me to sign up and not at all on selling my property....
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Fees were very good and highly competitive, but because they are paid in advance they have no inventive to seek your property.
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“Terrible estate agent. Don't buy through them!...”

Aug 27,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Kerri jenkins'
Aug 27,2018
18 people found
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Unhelpful. No communication. Not in a position to sell myself and my partner went to purchase a property with purplebricks end of Feb 2018 for a property at 66 the common in Barwell. It has been 6 months since we started, and we pulled out a week ago. ...
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We did not pay fees through this company but lost money through our solicitors because of the negligence
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“Purple bricks...”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'R O'Brien'
Aug 13,2018
33 people found
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There isn't much I can say really.They are absolutely rubbish.I would advise that you spend the extra money and go to a High street agent. After 4 months of empty promises we gave up with them. Went to a high street agent and ...
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The fees are more if you live in the London area (£1100) didn't mind paying that but there was a £300 fee for them to show the property to clients this was not value for money. And don't forget the VAT. All in All for the service the fees are to much.
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By: James Preece
Aug 16, 2018
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Sale fell through as purple bricks didn't do due diligence on the buyer wasted 6 weeks lost the house we were buying. Also charged us £360 for using other solicitors for the aborted transaction. Have now moved from purple bricks as we don't even get feedback from viewers!! All in all I would recommend not using purple bricks to anyone as they still want their £849 for this sub standard service, good luck purple bricks!! ...

“Late drunk loud agent...”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Dan'
Aug 13,2018
22 people found
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WORST experience with a real estate agent BY FAR with PurpleBricks. I booked a viewing to a property, and the agent responsible for showing me the place sent me a last minute email at 3am cancelling my viewing for no apparent reason. I waited outside ...
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“Unhelpful...”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Jessica'
Aug 13,2018
14 people found
this helpful
(First Time Seller) - I had my offer accepted on a house, but after needing to arrange for some further checks, the agent was completely unhelpful, only sending me text messages in response to my attempted phone calls. Purchase fell through due to poor communication ...
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“Dreadful. Just about the sign up. Want your money upfront so sign up is the be all....”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Unimpressed'
Aug 13,2018
19 people found
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Turned up late, jeans and t shirt. Undervalued significantly. Couldn't answer questions, didnt listen. All about the sign up. Get the fee. Sent a quote in £30k more after telling me it wasn't worth it. Just want your money up front. Be very ...
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Fees were cheap bit no confidence he would do anything after he got the money.
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“Absolutely Awful Service...”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'LondonTenant'
Aug 13,2018
11 people found
this helpful
I have been complaining about an ongoing maintenance issue at our property which severely impacts our health on a day-to-day basis - and purple bricks have been incredibly inept at dealing with it. The staff is unresponsive, the phone number provided for helplines all circle ...
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overcharge as all estate agents do but fees are not the main issue. the main issue is responsiveness and them not doing anything
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“Complete Commisery from Start to Finish...”

Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Not one viewing'
Aug 13,2018
23 people found
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The so called "Local Property Expert" massively overvalued the property, took awful photos and regurgitated manufactured statistics about how good Purplebricks are and repeated them for about an hour. The property was put on Rightmove. That was the end of what Purplebricks actually ...
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Aug 13,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Anca'
Aug 13,2018
15 people found
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Unprofessional, very rude , clueless and useless staff! Offered on a property that they've had on the market for more than 2 months with no interest, on Mon 15th and no one contacted me about the offer for 4 day ! 4 days!!!! ( taking into account I'm Chain ...
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“UNPROFESSIONAL...”

Jul 30,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'GUESS WHO'
Jul 30,2018
5 people found
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Do not use purple bricks overpriced our house By £40.000 then had the cheek to say we agreed to valuation, removed from sale after every potential sale failed due to over valuation Removed money from our credit card account when I only gave them my card ...
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FEES FOR WHAT BEING USELESS
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“Miss...”

Jul 10,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Suzanne'
Jul 10,2018
34 people found
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DON'T GO WITH PURPLE BRICKS. They did don't explain to my elderly mother that it was a purely internet based estate agents, They under valued the property, they took dreadful photos, the floor plan was wrong, I withdrew the property after 4 weeks, and ...
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BAD BAD BAD
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By: Judith
Sep 13, 2018
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I think this can be classed as elderly abuse. I'm in my fifties and went with purple bricks only to find I had to do everything myself on their nightmare of a website with no help from the agent. So I definitely think the elderly should be protected from signing up for something that they would not be qualified or have the capacity to do. Nothing was explained to me about having to manage my own account online. How can it be legal to encourage an elderly person to sign up for something they wou ...

“MAKE SURE YOU PROTECT YOUR DEPOSIT WITH DPS !...”

Jul 10,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Raysumm'
Jul 10,2018
17 people found
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Because PB won't care either way. Viewing fine. Moved in and had to organise power bills Council tax etc myself. Fine. When I gave agency notice at end of agreed let period, suddenly all contact stopped. 2 and a half months after inventory I'm ...
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“WORST ESTATE AGENT EVER!!!!!...”

Jul 10,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Frankie'
Jul 10,2018
15 people found
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Please please do not use Purple Bricks for property renting. We should have seen the warning signs from the very beginning. We were told to meet the inventory clerk at the new house we were renting at a certain time on a certain day. We ...
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“Don't use PurpleBricks....”

Jun 20,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Jeremy Lovelock.'
Jun 20,2018
44 people found
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Where do I start?!? They trap you straight away, either pay up front (with no refunds whether they sell or not) or pay later but be trapped into using their overpriced solicitor. Property was on the market for two weeks before I noticed the 'estate ...
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The house didn’t sell with PurpleBricks so I paid nearly £900 for nothing.
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By: Sarah Lynn
Oct 09, 2018
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Additionally Close Brothers are a complete bunch of scanners to. So it's from the frying pan into the fire, sometimes without your property being sold. AVOID ...

“Unscrupulous...”

Jun 20,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Belgravi118'
Jun 20,2018
17 people found
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Agent gave a very low rental appraisal saying that there were many similar properties in the area. Did a valuation report for a one bedroom flat when it is two. Then offered to rent it for himself for two years. When I did a comparison ...
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I would not pay fees for such a service.
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“PurpleBricks West Lothian - negative, stressful and upsetting experience...”

Jun 12,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Steve'
Jun 12,2018
35 people found
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Our experience with PurpleBricks's agent Samantha Webb (West Lothian Property Expert) has been rather negative. Samantha seem to be very attentive when we were about to sign up with PurpleBricks. At the start we were quite impressed. Once we did sign up we had ...
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The fees are ridiculously high when you take into account the agent's lack of expertise, input and general ability to do her job.
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By: Paul Singleton
Jun 28, 2018
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If you don't receive a response about a complaint within a reasonable timeframe (maybe 2 weeks) write to The Estate Agency Ombudsman (www.tpos.co.uk) and provided you prove that you've tried to resolve it with them directly they will investigate. ...

“Shocking !!!...”

Jun 12,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Asif.'
Jun 12,2018
20 people found
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Absolutely disgusted. I have made an offer 4 times increasing my offer each time and still No response from any of their agents. I'm struggling to find the right house for my family but these guys are disgusting, they have made no contact to discuss ...
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“Horrific...”

Jun 10,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Lesley'
Jun 10,2018
15 people found
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We got sucked in with the low fee. But trust me - you don't realise what a proper estate agent does until you use this bunch of amateurs. Yes they advertise it and yes they show people but the moment it goes under offer ...
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If you fancy wasting some money I would suggest setting light to it rather than using Purple Bricks
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“Do not use Purplebricks if you want maximum money for your property...”

Jun 04,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Sandra'
Jun 04,2018
23 people found
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I viewed a property on Sunday and offered 5k over asking price. I received automated emails advising offers had been made on the property. I rang Purplebricks 36hours later as I had not heard about my offer. The voicemail advised that the staff were busy ...
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By: EH
Jul 29, 2018
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What a joke! Gave up and cancelled our viewing in the end as purple bricks had us jumping through hoops just to get to see the property. Set up an account, Choose a date, wait a bit more for an agent to tell you they can't do that day and time, they suggest another slot at a stupid time, couldn't be bothered in the end. ...
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Shirley,Solihull
West Midlands
B90 4RZ
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