These guys are crooks. I was conned into using Brigfords to sell my property. Richard came out to value my property and told me about a wonderful 90 day promotion they were running. "Sell your property within 90 days of it going onto the market and you will only pay the £210 fixed price marketing fees" I was required to sign prior to the 8th April 2012. No evidence or documents relating to the promotion were produced. I ended up signing an agreement with Brigfords on the 31st March which again did not relate to any promotion, I did ask Bobby McGeorge when I signed though and he assured me that the agreement did qualify for the promotion.
My property subsequently was sold in 60 days, great I thought!!! Countrywide have since invoiced me for the sum of £3600 and are refuting that I was subject to a 90 promotion and are holding me to the standard agreement. I have been issued a summons to go to county court and I intend to fight this!
Please note that since merging with Countrywide the reputation and professionalism of this trusted high street name has been damaged beyond repair. Dont just listen to me, if you check the reviews online you will note that they are the second worse estate agent in the country and have resorted to misleading and tricking honest trusting people into signing agreements with no intent of fulfilling their obligations.
Never mind Cowboy Builder\'s, these guys should be on "Cowboy Estate Agents".
DO NOT TRUST THEM!!!
What agent could do to change your mind?
The agent provided me and my partner with information verbally which was later challenged by Countrywide. They did not honour the terms and conditions of the verbal agreement and a sum of ‚£3600 is in dispute. I am aware after some research that this amongst other tricks is becoming a trait for Brigfords and Countrywide to get people to sign agreements with them under false pretences!
The conduct of Brigfords & Countrywide should be controlled from a legal point of view to ensure they are compliant and are providing a good service, which after research and my current experience I can say \"They are not\".