I have had the misfortune of asking Shaw & Co to let my flat out in Hayes. The first day when they arrived to view the property and do some paperwork, The sales Manager seemed ok.
He did promise the world though. "We will have this property let in one week. If we don't we are not doing our job properly."
IT seems that they are not doing their jobs properly.
I have had unprofessional and threatening text messages sent to my phone. Calls at 10:30 am telling me that he has a block ... read full review
The estate agent/landlord (brothers - lack of impartiality) has not held true to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme that he is registered with and uses as a marketing tool (displayed in his window) to lure trusting tenants.
As tenants we were threatened (in writing) that if we lodged a dispute with the TDS it would be bypassed and we would be taken to court anyway.
No part (even the undisputed part) of our deposit has ever been returned to us since 2013.
The estate agent does not respect tenan... read full review
What agent could do to change your mind?
He could have not showed up at 9 am at my home banging on the door and trying to let himself in with his own set of keys when I refused access to show the property to prospective tenants in writing as I had friends and family staying over.
He could have negotiated the disputed part of our deposit using the the Tenancy Deposit Scheme our tenancy deposit was supposed to be secured by.
He could have returned to us the undisputed amount of the deposit.
He could have negotiated a settlement with us out of court, as the courts suggested.
Left for sale sign on property for 3 months after it was taken off the market.
Wanted to leave property on the market and show people round to "gauge interest" despite landlord changing mind about selling, disregarding us as paying tenants with a young child.
Advertised property as 2 bedroom when according to guidelines, a bedroom must have a window.... read full review