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“Avoid avoid avoid!!!”

Written on: 29/04/2015 by Smith411 (1 review written)

Please use another company if you want a stress free move. The manager at winston crescent continually told lies!!-contract agreed 6 wks in fact was tied in for 4!! Tells you want you want to hear but never the truth. Head office dissmised a four page complaint!! Was gazumped they deny this was down to them, but I hold then fully responsible. Rip off fees that they do not deserve! Avoid this company!!… Read Full Review

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“shocking and misleading”

Written on: 22/04/2015 by ybMadden105 (1 review written)

we used fox and sons in mid sussex to market our home during late 2014, we were visited by the agent who did the measure up and prepared the contract for my wife to sign, he failed to point out we were tied in for six months, but more of a concern was that we were sold a marketing pack which we paid upfront for which we were led to believe covered the EPC certificate but it did not. the marketing pack was £240. which we later found out was non returnable, when i disputed the EPC as i had been… Read Full Review

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“Unprofessional, inaccurate and unreliable”

Written on: 21/04/2015 by AnthonyGL (1 review written)

Routine agressive threats that sale was about to fall through which caused me to delay paying deposit until sellers solicitor confirmed in writing that this was "poppycock!" Continued chase up calls even whilst in hospital and I was no longer the purchaser… Read Full Review

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“STAY AWAY ”

Written on: 25/02/2015 by Perla411 (1 review written)

Fox and Sons, Hastings, are an absolute disgrace. They bombard you with calls and emails that forcefully try and make you choose one of their many poor mortgages. Unless you agree to an appointment with their in house mortgage agent, they will not let you view a house. They are unethical, rude and a very dishonest organisation… Read Full Review

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“Awful Service, DO NOT USE”

Written on: 12/01/2015 by Pattondh55 (1 review written)

My partner and I went to a view a property which was being sold by Fox and Son's. After the second viewing of the property, which had been on the market for 6 months, we put in an offer £2,500 less than the asking price. Fox and Son's came back to me and said the vendor accepted our offer. We arranged to go into the office to show we had all our finances in place but instead we were put in front of the mortgage adviser who informed us that an offer of the asking price had come up and that we… Read Full Review

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“Terrible 'dodgy' company”

Written on: 08/11/2014 by KhloeCox481 (1 review written)

I sadly have to agree with most of the other reviewers. I contacted Fox and Sons to view some properties with them and immediately they were more interested in selling me a mortgage than letting me see the properties. I explained that I needed to port my existing mortgage due to an early repayment charge and after some resistance, I finally managed to get my viewings booked in. It was two weeks before they could fit me in for viewings, shocking really as I had sold my house so was 'ready to… Read Full Review

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“dishonest agent”

Written on: 12/10/2014 by 1711tawhiri (1 review written)

my recent experiance with fox and sons was terrible. they didn't put my offer forward to the vender, I had to chase after them, left a message to get back to me and they never did. finally when I rang I was told my offer was rejected due to "personal circumstances regarding the property" (?) even though my offer was the highest! I was so upset I lost my potential home :(… Read Full Review

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“Appalling, bullying, and cannot follow instructions. ”

Written on: 12/08/2014 by BrianCollins32 (1 review written)

I asked Fox's to value my father's house for sale after he died, and then used another agent. Barely a day goes by without them phoning me and trying to bully me into changing agents, at the same time they are also doing this to my brother, between us we get about 4 calls a week. They first ask if we have found somewhere else to live, it is a probate sale, the house is empty, and they know that. They then ask if we would like to put the house on the market, I have lost count of how many times I… Read Full Review

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“Very Dissapointing as a Company”

Written on: 11/07/2014 by George302 (1 review written)

At the start very keen. Open house day, no feedback whatsoever. 5 More viewings, still no feedback, when you ring to ask why you have not received any feedback, they say we have given you the information. Actually, you have not, please do not lie. Cancelled appointments at the last minute. Really have no interest at all, so have asked them to remove the property at once from their listings. I would not recommend anyone to go with this company. Very poor to deal with… Read Full Review

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“Rubbish rubbish rubbish”

Written on: 04/04/2014 by 54Fitzpatrick (1 review written)

Absolute rubbish to put it politely! I had an appointment on Saturday at 10am for someone to come round and value my property. Fine, all sorted, had a text message to remind me of the appointment, all going well so far.. Got up and ready in time for the 10am appt on Saturday, waited, waited, waited. Got to 10.40am (bearing in mind my appt was at 10!) no-one had showed up! No phone call, no message, nothing! I phoned them to advise them not to bother, of which I got a very unsincere apology and… Read Full Review

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“Terrible from start to finish”

Written on: 03/10/2013 by sellmyflatinhove (1 review written)

I have left it a couple of months to write this review to see if the red mist cleared, but it hasn't!! Fox & Sons gave me the most consistently diabolical service that I have EVER received. From the manipulation techniques used in the value/negotiation (Hangleton), inconsistent and inaccurate marketing of our property (Hangleton), through to the entirely inappropriate "buyers" being shown around (Hangleton & Hove) and finally the extremely unprofessional way in which our complaints were dealt… Read Full Review

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“Overpriced and liars ”

Written on: 28/08/2013

Lettings, joke , what a joke ! Unhelpful, no common sense, usually blame outside departments to cover up there lack of getting anything done. Waited weeks and weeks for a refund that they then said was down to the computer, yeh right. Fox & Sons ? Bring back GBT I say. Effiin sequence, wannabe professionals?… Read Full Review

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“FOX AND SONS = BAD JOKE!!”

Written on: 19/07/2013

I am about to buy another property and there is only 1 thing I am completely sure about - it is NOT going to be with Fox and sons!!! I have just submitted my formal complaint about the whole process of buying a property with this "Award winning state agent", Taunton branch. The staff are totally unprofessional, unhelpful liars, who's lack of interest and knowledge of properties they are supposed to sell is just shocking. Customer service, sorry, I mean, absolute lack of any… Read Full Review

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“Fox & Sons, London Road, Southampton... Steer well clear!”

Written on: 02/06/2013

I had been renting out my property out for many years with the Bournemouth branch of Fox & Sons with no problems or concerns and had always been very happy with the service I had received from this branch. I received a call from the Branch Manager who is the Southampton London Road branch manager, informing me that they would be taking over the management of my property due to the Bournemouth branch closing ... Due to the positive experience I had over the years with the Bournemouth branch I… Read Full Review

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“Completely and utterly stay away! Do not rent/let/sell/buy”

Written on: 26/03/2013

Turned up to the place for a viewing 3 bed maisonette 495, not bad price we thought they take pets place needs a bit of love whilst looking around he informs us its 450 we thought sweet! asked how much the admin would be though we both have new jobs we haven't received our first pay checks so moneys a bit tight but not planing to move for a month...have a guess how much they wanted average is 150-250 they wanted 300 we said it was unreasonable he informed us he would see what he could do and… Read Full Review

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Tenant123's Comment

Written on: 08/07/2013

Fox and sons in worthing overcharged me fees which I got back. These were for referencing. I'm taking them up with trading standards. Did you pay and loose the fees if so please contact me by replying to this thread as I may get back for you. They use TLC which is part of sequence . Fox and sons are part of sequence. I asked them what the refund was for recently and they are trying to cover it up saying it was a delay in the application refund. It was a refund because of overblown fees if I keep to a gentlemans agreement.

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“Total Rip off”

Written on: 23/03/2013

What a waste off time, and a total rip off Fox and Sons are, I dropped my price due to the fact they over priced my house!! Did they drop their commission, which is not a percentage of the selling price! Infact it is a lot higher than the 1.5% most Estate Agents charge, no they did not. They are unprofessional. I have now gone with another Estate Agent. If you want to sell your house, do not use Fox… Read Full Review

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“From a buyers point of view”

Written on: 23/03/2013 by FlickCyprus (1 review written)

Commenting on Fox and Son in North End. As a buyer I would advise sellers to give this company a miss. Pay your money to a company who will work in your interests. I was very keen on a property. I have phoned and tried to make a viewing serveral times. I left contact details so that they can contact my mother but no phone call. It is now a week on. The house is still up for sale. No contact even though I have told them if they do not contact in two days then I will not be interested in… Read Full Review

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“Totally Unprofessional ”

Written on: 23/01/2013 by philo2457 (1 review written)

If you want a professional service that, lets face your'e paying for. I would give Fox & son a wide birth. We sold our house at the beginning of December to a first time buyer. Found a house to buy soon after that was vacant with no chain. We were told 6-8 weeks as there's no chain. Since December, I've had one phone call and one e-mail. We have continuously been in touch with the Fareham branch of fox & Son, for updates, only to be told we'll be in touch. We've heard nothing. I found… Read Full Review

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“Terrible Service”

Written on: 17/12/2012

Absolute bullies!!! They sold my property in Brighton and Paul from the Preston Park office, lied, argued and bullied me to do what he wanted. Pretty sure he just wanted his commission for Christmas as the buye 'shouting' at hime on the phone hasn't even moved in, 2 weeks later. Complete liars, cheats and very pushy. Would never use them again. Make out they're doing you a favour, when you're giving them LOTS of money!!!!! Felt harrassed and am thinking about making a formal complaint!!!!… Read Full Review

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Julesshah's Comment

Written on: 25/04/2013

I have spoken to [name removed] regarding a mortgage.
We felt bullied and blackmailed into buying a mortgage though them if we wanted to secure the sale of the house. They lied and said it was the owner who stipulated that the buyer has to arrange mortgage through fox and sons . Buyer said no such thing. If we didn't arrange mortgage through them then they would sell to other buyers
Now, 4 weeks later other buyer has apparently increased their offer( not sure i believe them)
Asked if he can put in writing about mortgage and what the owner said , was told no can't do that
Read somewhere they do this all the time. Nothing seems to done about it.
Called property ombudsman , was told to put in writing to their complaints dept. I don't see the point as they are all probably greedy liars who are good at twisting words and bulling people.
They should not allowed to do this and nobody is stopping them.

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Brightonseller's Comment

Written on: 28/04/2013

That's terrible. Was it [name removed] also? They are incredibly good at twisting words and blackmailing. Bullies!!! Have warned everyone against using them!!!

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“Steer clear!!!!”

Written on: 28/11/2012 by Hicdldypickledy90 (1 review written)

Me and my partner were looking to rent a property it took 3 days to actually get through to someone as no one answered the phone so finally we arranged a viewing in the evening I turned up and waited an hour!!, in the cold a young women on my 20's, and they didn't turn up we had no call no contact nothing the following day my partner got through, no apology, came up with lots of excuses, stupid ones!!, so then arranged another viewing as we were quite keen on the place, so we get a voicemail… Read Full Review

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