Stephen Ashby kindly agreed to visit to my new home in Wimbledon when I asked him for a valuation. I’d only owned my flat for 16 months, and I had bought it through another estate agent, so I was touched that someone from Hawes & Co agreed to a free valuation.
Stephen showed up with a very useful and detailed market appraisal report, and he suggested I give him a guided tour of my two-bedroom flat, balcony and shared garden before he gave me advice on letting and/or selling the property. I was really impressed by his kind and candid manner; he was a good listener, and he quickly tuned into my thoughts about my short- and long-term plans. He didn’t try coaxing me into selling or letting my property through Hawes & Co, but rather encouraged me to get in touch if and when I had any more questions or felt that the time was right for me to leave Wimbledon for family or work purposes.
I felt confident in Stephen’s valuation of my flat - it was clear that his tremendous experience in this area enabled him to give a reliable assessment of the value of my property. He gave me some sound advice which I hadn’t considered before.
When I first visited the Hawes & Co office to ask for a valuation, and when I later popped into the same office with a thank you card for Stephen, I spoke with other agents who were equally kind and helpful. I felt like there was a good sense of mutual trust and support.
Thank you, Hawes & Co!
5th Mar 2022 (10 weeks ago)