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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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35 High Street,
 ,Hemel Hempstead
Hertfordshire
HP1 3AA
01442 254100

 
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Jun 13,2016
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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 was always at the end of the phone whenever I had any questions, and was always able to talk me through the various steps involved with selling a house....
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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
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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 pleasure to work with, my flat was sold in the same day at a much higher sale rate than I ever expected. The sale went so smoothly and Richard kept me informed throughout the process. I would a million per cent use Sears & Co again a...
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Good and reasonable fees
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May 03,2016
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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 our needs. He had some very good suggestions that he added to our list. He was very professional at all times . His staff were equally friendly. We had a colour brochure done of the house, which included a floor plan, we would recommend having this done. Our ...
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Good
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Apr 28,2016
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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 the house buying journey is never an easy one. The marketing was brilliant with great photos and a video all included in the commission charge which was the cheapest of the three agents we approached in Hemel. I would highly recommend Richard Sears as an ...
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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
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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 received and therefore will definitely know which estate agents to approach in the future. Thanks again...
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Aug 30,2015
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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 him there and then (unlike some!). The photos he took were of a good quality and the presentation of our house online and in print was superb. Communication from the company was brilliant and within three weeks our property was sold. Richards knowl...
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Lowest fee offered out of three agents that provided quotes. Very competitive.
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Aug 28,2015
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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 first meeting with Richard he came across as a genuinely cheerful person who answered our questions in detail and without hesitation. When Richard left after our first meeting, he left us feeling confident that we had at last found someone...
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Aug 27,2015
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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 are realistic and good value for the service provided. Richard helped me at the speed that I was happy with and we had a tenant in within 2 weeks of first contact. Excellent communication, always keeping me updated of what's happening and I'm so pleased with the service I h...
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Good value for the level of service provided. Very happy.
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Aug 26,2015
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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 advice throughout and are generous with their time and advice. They are adept at managing the expectations of all involved, with the aim of keeping everything running smoothly. I was extremely impressed by their friendly and professi...
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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
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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 be very professional towards me but most of the communication between landlord & agent was fantastic, always kept in the loop. I will no doubt be using them in the furture whether that's for letting or selling and would highly recom...
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I think they are just right.
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Aug 20,2015
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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 company....
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Aug 20,2015
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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 viewing and when selecting a buyer for our own property. This made the process of conveyancing a great deal easier and less stressful - we completed within 31/2 months. Sears provided contacts for great solicitors - Richardsons and we thoroughly ...
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Aug 18,2015
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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 purchasers to even contacting their management company and liasing directly with the land registry to progress matters. I would absolutely use Sears again, honesty, integrity and passion are in abundance....
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Very fair fee structure - especially when they achieved over asking price offer!
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Aug 18,2015
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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
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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 tenants quickly and efficiently and, with his advice, we have been able to maximise our rental income....
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Aug 18,2015
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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
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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 the sale on a regular basis. From initial appointment to completion was very quick with no hiccups along the way. I would have no hesitation in using Sears in Hemel Hempstead again and would recommend their services to anyone....
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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
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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 he is highly knowledgeable about both the area and the market resulted in relevant, pragmatic advice to support our decision making in what was quite a complicated move. Richard is very personable, reliable and honest...
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Excellent value
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Jun 02,2015
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Jun 02,2015
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We recently bought and sold through Sears and we can't recommend them highly enough. Richard was on the ball and gave us a faster turnaround with our sale then we ever hoped for. When our completion date was put back due to paperwork on our new property being delayed, Richard was there every step of the way, pushing, liaising with our buyers, sellers and solicitors, and making sure everything went smoothly. His honest and no nonsense approach was refreshing and if we hadn't just moved into our ...
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Excellent value for money
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May 18,2015
Minithumbup
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May 18,2015
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We used Sears & Co for both the sale of our property and the purchase of our new property. Throughout the entire sale and purchase Richard has been on hand to answer any questions that we've had and to keep us updated on progress. He was completely honest every step of the way and I haven't met another estate agent like him. I can't rate him highly enough....
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May 06,2015
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May 06,2015
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I cannot fault the professionalism and helpfulness of Sears & Co. They were brilliant throughout, and made what could have been a very stressful situation, smooth sailing. It was good to know that any questions I had would be answered asap, and that the sale of my property was in safe hands. I would definitely recommend this Estate Agent....
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Apr 20,2015
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Apr 20,2015
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Our Sale was dealt with in an exceptional proffessional manner and friendly. You really get a personal service. It was very smooth. They take care of everything and the communication is excellent. I would definitely deal with Richard again and highly recommend....
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Very good value for money.
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Feb 27,2015
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Feb 27,2015
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We just sold our house through Sears & Co under odd circumstances and we were extremely pleased with the professionalism that Richard and his team showed. We left the UK and our house was not yet sold, even though we hoped it would be. Richard kept in contact, was positive and honest throughout the extended period of time that we had dealings with him. Richard never once seemed annoyed or frustrated with my constant emails and questions, and he went above and beyond when it came to helping...
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Feb 01,2015
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Feb 01,2015
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Richard Sears was the agent selling the house we purchased. From the first viewing to completion we dealt with Richard who was professional and honest throughout. He was always available with any questions we had and kept us up to date regularly. I would use Richard Sears again and also recommend to others...
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Jan 18,2015
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Jan 18,2015
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Richard and his team acted as our sole selling agents and they were also pivotal in finding our new property. He was reliable and personable throughout and would definitely recommend to anyone. Communication was good throughout the sale period and Richard went above and beyond when there were problems....
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Extremely competitive
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Dec 28,2014
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Dec 28,2014
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Richard was very pleasant from the outset, his knowledge of the market, local conveyancing teams and the information he provided throughout the process was very helpful. The team at Sears & Co were readily available and always returned calls/ emails as soon as they could. We highly recommend Richard and his team....
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Dec 19,2014
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Dec 19,2014
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Extremely attentive, professional and an absolute pleasure to deal with. A very down-to-earth approach which resulted in us having complete confidence in the firm. Richard kept things running smoothly every step of the way, and his communication was second-to-none. When we come to sell our property, I have absolutely no doubt that we will use Sears & Co. All estate agents should aspire to Richard's level of service and professionalism....
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Dec 05,2014
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Dec 05,2014
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We recently bought a property through Sears & co and dealt with Richard. We were really impressed with his professional and honest approach. Really good communication throughout the sale. Would highly recommend and will definitely use in the future....
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Dec 05,2014
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Dec 05,2014
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When selling our property we spend time discussing the sale with 5 different estate agents in Hemel Hempstead. Richard's enthusiasm, honesty and commitment enabled us to come to a decision very quickly as to who was the right person to market our home. We were extremely impressed throughout the whole selling process from our first meeting to completion day - Richard was always at the end of a phone or email, his speed at producing high quality literature and uploading our home on to the differen...
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Richard offered us the best value for money when selling our property. We liked and appreciated the fact that his quote included everything - we incurred no other expenses in this whole process.
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Nov 16,2014
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Nov 16,2014
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I found Richard to be very helpful and he kept in touch almost daily to give me an update on my property. The sales brochure was very professional and he sold my property within a couple of weeks. Would definitely recommend this company, fantastic service....
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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.

Tenants - Referencing - £250 per property for up to 3 persons, the first guarantor for each applicant is free of charge. Thereafter the cost is £50 per additional applicant or guarantor (if additional guarantors are required). A further £48.00 per property to cover the cost of tenancy contracts and property
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