Sears & Co is an independent family run business situated in the heart of Hemel Hempstead's newly rejuvenated Old Town steeped in History and an ideal location to showcase properties across all price ranges.
We believe when choosing an Estate Agent to Sell or Let your home attributes such as experience, marketing reach and professionalism are of upmost importance and here at Sears & Co we offer these in abundance.

Our experienced team are equipped to deal with the sale & let of all types of pro
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Sears & Co Estate & Letting Agents

35 High Street
Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP1 3AA
01442 254100

www.searsandco.co.uk

Properties for Sale
Properties to Rent

“ Excellent Service... ”

Apr 06,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'CW'
Apr 06,2018
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We used Sears and Co to sell a property following the death of a family member. We dealt mainly with Richard who was very professional at all times. He provided an accurate idea of value and the listed property was sold subject to contract within ...
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Very Competitive without the need to haggle
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Feb 26,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Becky'
Feb 26,2018
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Couldn't have been happier with the service we received from this awesome guy. Richard was incredibly professional throughout the sale of our property and particularly during the latter part- exchange and completion. He is an exceptional communicator making sure we were informed of what ...
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Normal range
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Oct 19,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Sue'
Oct 19,2017
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Richard is the best estate agent we have ever used. He knows the market, his brochure is excellent and he always keeps you informed of the progress of your sale and is always polite and cheerful. It is a shame that all estate agents are ...
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Sep 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs Thomas'
Sep 09,2017
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We used Richard and Sears and Co recently for the sale of our house and are so pleased that we did! We have used several other estate agents previously who we were disappointed with and wished we'd found Sears & Co earlier. Richard is professional, ...
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Fees were very reasonable
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Aug 15,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Claire'
Aug 15,2017
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I am so glad that I chose Richard at Sears & Co. to sell my property. He was the only agent to give me a sensible and realistic selling price and as a result my property was sold within 2 weeks. He was always professional, has ...
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Aug 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs LM'
Aug 10,2017
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We recently completed a purchase of a property via Richard, who was acting for the vendor. He was professional throughout, and extremely helpful. He wanted to ensure that both parties were happy. Communication was brilliant at all times. Should we be selling a property in ...
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Aug 10,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Hayley'
Aug 10,2017
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Back in 2015 I purchased a property which Richard Sears was advertising! Couldn't have been happier with the service he provided. Now 2017 I have sold my first flat though Sears and co and have now moved on to a 3 bedroom house! Excellent service, always willing to ...
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Apr 09,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Euan'
Apr 09,2017
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If all Estate Agents were like Richard they would have a very good reputation! He gave us an incredible service and fantastic (& accurate) advice through the whole buying and selling process. I always felt he was in 'our corner' and did all that he ...
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Richard's fees were incredibly fair & very good value considering the level of service we received.
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Apr 02,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Betjeman Way Seller'
Apr 02,2017
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Faultless, genuine and enthusiastic service. Excellent photography and sales brochure. Marketed and sold the property in days. Richard even organised a removal firm when ours became overbooked. We cannot say enough about Richard and his teams energy and effort. A wonderful experience during what can ...
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Well priced competitive fees.
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Feb 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom and Liz Proctor'
Feb 27,2017
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We had a great experience when using Richard for the purchase and sale of our properties. He made sure everything went really smoothly and always kept us in the loop. We will definitely be using Richard in the future. Highly recommended....
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Excellent
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Jan 26,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Ray'
Jan 26,2017
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Richard and his team are attentive, professional and were an absolute pleasure to deal with, with a very down-to-earth approach. Richard kept things running smoothly every step of the way, he had a always available attitude and his communication was second-to-none. Richard's level of service ...
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Richards fees were very competitive and fair.
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Jan 25,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Craig F'
Jan 25,2017
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We sold our 3 bed semi in HP2 via Richard Sears in Aug 2016. After bringing in the obligatory 3 agents, including the big online one, there was no doubt in our minds over which to use. Richard has a deep knowledge of the area and the market, ...
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Yes, the fees from the big online agents are tempting, but the service & care from Richard & his team was genuinely excellent, so I'm not at all aggrieved at paying for that - Worth every penny.
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Jun 13,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Tania & Jacque'
Jun 13,2016
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A massive thank you to Richard Sears & the team for looking after us whilst dealing with the sale of my parents house. Richard was very honest and knowledgeable about the market locally and priced our house fairly and relative to the market conditions. Richard ...
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The fee's were very fair, and we were satisfied with the price we would pay from the offset. Upon reflection, and based on the level of service we received from Richard, we felt the fee's reflected good value for money.
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May 03,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'College Yard'
May 03,2016
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I used Richard Sears at Sears & Co for the sale of my flat as he was recommended to me through my manager and I received the most exceptional service Not only was Richard extremely professional, very knowledgeable about what is achievable and an absolute ...
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Good and reasonable fees
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May 03,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr and Mrs Sword'
May 03,2016
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As there were lots of estate agents in Hemel, we did not know who to choose, but as we liked the thought of an independent estate agent who we think would be more personal, we chose Him. Richard Sears was friendly, polite and listened to ...
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Good
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Apr 28,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Mellony UJ'
Apr 28,2016
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I used Richard Sears to sell my property in Hemel late last year. I found Richard and his staff to be helpful and professional in every aspect of the process. Nothing was too much trouble and the advice given was correct and reassuring - as ...
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Can fees ever be good - saying that they were fair and the best we were offered out of three agents in Hemel.
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Sep 13,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'James and Sophie'
Sep 13,2015
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Richard Sears and his team were fantastic! As first time buyers the prospect of looking for a house in such a busy market was very daunting. Richard was very amiable and commendable and keen to help wherever possible. We could not fault the service we ...
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Aug 30,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'DH'
Aug 30,2015
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Sears and Co recently sold our two bed house and from the moment I met Richard I was very impressed. He provided a detailed explanation on the marketing tools he used, offered a highly competitive rate and didn't put any pressure on us to instruct ...
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Lowest fee offered out of three agents that provided quotes. Very competitive.
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Aug 28,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Mike Dance'
Aug 28,2015
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Well, I never thought I'd write a review complimenting an estate agent, especially after the experiences we had with the agent prior to Richard. Richard Sears was recommended to us by a close friend who had sold their house with Richard's agency. From the very ...
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Aug 27,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'HRouse'
Aug 27,2015
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I am a first time landlord and I was very weary about who to choose due to bad experiences previously. I found Sears and Co via a search engine and as they were an independent business I thought I'd give them a go. Their fees ...
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Good value for the level of service provided. Very happy.
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Aug 26,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane Cassidy'
Aug 26,2015
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Richard Sears and his team are by far the best agents I have ever used. They are knowledgeable, experienced, honest, helpful and courteous. They know the local area really well so they can communicate this knowledge to prospective buyers. They are on hand to provide ...
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I thought the agent's fees were fair. They worked hard, taking time to get marketing details right and conducting all viewings thoroughly and promptly.
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Aug 21,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Sharon Clayton'
Aug 21,2015
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Sears & Co is a relatively new Estate Agent in Hemel Hempstead. This company was recommended to me via a friend as they had recieved and excellent service. From the very start I was impressed by Richard's standards & friendliness. I found all staff to ...
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I think they are just right.
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Aug 20,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Katherine'
Aug 20,2015
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Richard has given us excellent service. He helped us in our search for a buy-to-let property - giving us advice on prospective rent. He is fully managing the property we purchased and quickly found some excellent tenants. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him and his ...
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Aug 20,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'The Harris Family'
Aug 20,2015
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Sears were a fantastic choice for a family selling and looking for a new family home. Sears' experience of the market and area of Hemel Hempstead was incredibly valuable. We felt we had a personal service and was given sound advice on properties we were ...
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Aug 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'David Gurnett'
Aug 18,2015
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Fantastic service from start to finish. Sears achieved an over asking price offer within 48 hours on our property which was the start of an amazing experience. Our purchasers were far from straightforward but Richard and Stacey dealt with everything from chasing agents, solicitors and the ...
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Very fair fee structure - especially when they achieved over asking price offer!
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Aug 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul and Anne Gates'
Aug 18,2015
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Sears &Co were engaged to sell our property and proved to be totally involved and committed in the process from the outset.At all times they were fully approachable and provided all the attention and information we needed from start to finish....
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Aug 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Sue & Neal'
Aug 18,2015
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We have used Richard Sears of Sears & Co Estate and Letting Agents to find tenants for a number of our flats. He has always been very helpful, knowledgeable of the local market and responsive to our needs. He has always found and reference-checked suitable ...
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Aug 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Hayley'
Aug 18,2015
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First class service, very friendly and always there if I needed any help during my purchase! I would defiantly recommend Richard Sears!...
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First class service, very friendly and always there if I needed any help during my purchase! I would defiantly recommend Richard Sears!
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Jun 29,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Andy Short'
Jun 29,2015
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The level of service that Richard Sears delivered was exceptional. His knowledge of the local area was second to none and level of professionalism far exceeded what I was expecting from a local estate agent. Richard is very hands on and kept me informed of ...
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The agent's fee were in line with other agents in the area and were, in my opinion, worth every penny.
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Jun 24,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard and Diana'
Jun 24,2015
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Richard and his team provide a high class, professional and truly personal service and are a real pleasure to deal with. Richard took a genuine interest in our circumstances and developed a full understanding of our situation and requirements. This, together with the fact that ...
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Excellent value
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Areas covered
  • HP1
  • HP2
  • HP3
  • HP4
  • WD4
  • WD5
  • LU6
  • WD19
  • HP23
  • AL3

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Agent Fees

Landlords - depending on the level of service selected Sears & Co will either take a percentage of the first months rent (50% - 100% plus vat for tenant find only service depending on the size & value of the property) as a one off commission, or if you are receiving a managed service we will take a monthly payment of between 6 - 12% of the monthly rental plus vat dependant on the size and value of the property being let. There is also a one off fee for tenancy set up priced at £65 + VAT

Referencing - £250 for the first applicant, the first guarantor is free of charge. Thereafter the cost is £50 per additional applicant or guarantor (if additional guarantors are required). A further £96.00 per property to cover the cost of tenancy contracts and general administration. At the end of the tenancy tenants will be required to pay a 'check out' fee totalling £120.00. Tenancy renewals after the initial fixed tenancy term will incur a charge of £60.00. All tenant fees are shown inclusive of VAT.
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