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Shipways Estate Agents in Great Barr are a well-established estate agency team, able to help you to buy, sell, let or rent your property. We sell and let properties in all surrounding areas including Great Barr, Pheasey, Park Farm, Whitecrest, Kingstanding, Handsworth, Handsworth Wood, Perry Barr, West Bromwich and Erdington. Based in a prominent position on the Walsall Road in Great Barr, close to Scott Arms Shopping Centre, we pride ourselves on our local knowledge and experience, teamed with Read full description... a national estate agency network of over 300 offices. Our Sales Team are here to help you, with FREE MARKET APPRAISALS to help get you moving - ASK about our successful OPEN HOUSE EVENTS or if purchasing a property we can Help to Find your perfect home! Local schools include Perry Beeches School, Barr Beacon, Pheasey Park Farm Junior & Infant, Calshot, Glenmead Junior and the Q3 Academy. Here to help you also, is our in-house Mortgage Consultant, Ashley Davis, offering services in home conveyancing, surveys, energy performance certificates (EPC), First Time Buyers and Remortgages. With our Letting's Department ready and willing to Let your property whether it's Fully Managed or a Tenant Find only service you require, Letting's Manager Jack Henderson or Letting's Negotiator Will Martin are here and ready to help. Or if you're looking for a property To Let just call 0121 357 6245 where the team will match you with your perfect property!
Shipways

905 Walsall Road Great Barr, Birmingham
West Midlands
B42 1TN

0121 358 2281

Nov 15,2016
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Nov 15,2016
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Where do I start... Viewed the property and was told it was ready to go, couldn't delay moving in as the landlord needed someone in ASAP. Referencing went through ok (fees are outrageous) but I had to repeatedly chase Shipways to find out the result. They will delay you actually coming in and signing the contract until the day you are scheduled to move in. Unfortunately for us, *they failed to let the landlord know we would be moving in on a Monday until the Friday before, at which point ...
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Fees are extortionate: ‚£416 admin fees (for 2 people) plus ‚£55 inventory fee, plus deposit (usually one month or a month-and-a-half's rent) plus first month's rent upfront. BAD
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Sep 22,2016
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Sep 22,2016
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If I could give 0 stars I would. They are probably one of the worst letting agents I have come across. I am a landlord and this firm is so bad i dread to think how they treat tenants. Avoid avoid avoid....
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May 09,2016
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May 09,2016
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Fantastic letting service- not the cheapest but let my property within 4 hours. Can't fault how quick and simple Jack made the process. Thank you...
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Not the cheapest but when my property was taken on, let within 3 hours to fantastic tenants and them move in within 2 weeks. Who can complain?
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May 19,2015
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May 19,2015
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This was by far the worst experience that I had...I was interested in a house and they advised I go in with a lesser offer then the asking which I did the first few were declined..I increased my offer and never heard anything from them for over a week and finally got a answer that the house had been sold and that the vendor had chosen to go with the other buyer...After contacting the vendor personally she explained that they persuaded her to accept the offer of the other party as they were in ho...
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Sep 17,2014
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Sep 17,2014
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Terrible service, have been accused of being a bad person and then they accused the seller of being a bad person. I was told this to my face amongst other comments. They refused to provide EPC Certs. Branch manager quit his job because it was that bad there, he just got up a left one day. Avoid at all costs. They demand dates that are not true, when you speak to the solicitor's they say they have never heard from anyone about exchange dates. They are difficult to get hold of and return calls. On...
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Apr 10,2013
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Apr 10,2013
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This estate agent has tried to force us to use there in-house mortgage and conveyancing services by telling us the vendor will only sell to us if we do. We found this to be false and have been in touch with the vendor and she says it is total lies. This would have cost us £350 to use their services but we already had our mortgage arranged for free. After we told them we found out they lied to us they telephoned the vendor and told them we were not is a finance situate to proceed. Fortu...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
be honest. and not try to make commission from us.
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Areas covered
  • B42
  • B20
  • B43
  • B21
  • B44
  • B23
  • B70
  • ws1
  • B71
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  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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  • Min: £182,000
  • Max: £225,000

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