The 'Phil and Kirstie' of St Albans
Posted on Tuesday, May 5, 2015
The bespoke, independent and local property experts!
Whether you are looking for a new home or are considering selling your current property, talk to Louise Saunders Estate agents - the independent residential property experts in St Albans. Established in 2009, the agency is jointly owned by the two directors Oliver Crudgington and Louise Saunders, the 'Phil and Kirstie' of the city. Reflecting the steady growth of the business and the strength off the local property market, Louise Saunders Estate Agents has amde a significant investment by moving from Lower Dagnall Street to a spacious new office in The Old Church on Verulam Road.
"Most people search for a new home online, there is no need for a High Street premises," said Oliver. "We offer the same traditional estate agency service while embracing modern technology to reflect the way people really look for properties."
"As an internet based company, with lovely offices in central St. Albans, we are able to provide a more flexible service. You will have direct contact with your designated director from valuation to completion."
"Many internet agents just offer a £500 flat fee to get a sale, but for us 80% of our work is done after a sale is agreed." Louise added "All of our team live in St. Albans and as directors we do all the viewings and valuations. When you deal with us, you can rest assured you will talk to someone with knowledge of the local area including practical advice on catchment areas for local schools, day nurseries and parking."
"Oliver and I have both worked in London, so we know the quickest routes to the stations and how long the train journey really takes, not just what the rail company quotes."
Being independent allows the agency to offer a bespoke and personal service where each home is treated exclusively. To ensure each client received the highest standrad of service, Louise Saunders Estate Agents won't take on more properties than it can handle.
The bespoke service includes providing accurate valuations and tailored marketing to the needs of each client. Known for its excellent customer service and honesty, the majority of the agency's business comes from personal recommendations and repeat business.
As well as bing a member of NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) Louise Saunders is one of only a few agents in St. Albans with membership of RICS (royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors). Our membership ensures that we are more qualified and accountable.
"It's more than just about selling homes," said Louise. "We live in St. Albans and have chosen to raise our families here. We feel we have a social responsibility to contribute to the community by supporting local clubs and schools."
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