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Why Choose Us
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    1. Our Standards
    Professional

    We choose to be answerable to leading professional bodies and are approved members of The National Association of Letting Agents (NALA), The Property Ombudsman and we subscribe to the SAFEAgent Client Money Protection Scheme providing our Landlords with additional security to protect their monies.
    Not all estate agents want to be accountable for their actions. We like to maintain the highest professional standards by conforming to the guidelines of the industry's leading organisations. It's a clear sign you're dealing with a thoroughly reputable and respected agent.

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    2 Our Services
    With Squire Estates you gain access to more than just a simple sales office
    • Residential Sales
    • Residential Lettings
    • Professional Market Appraisals / Valuations
    • Property Management and Administration
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    3. Independence
    We're independent

    So we're not tied to the rules and regulations of a big brand. You'll find our prices are competitive and our contracts are flexible, so there's no reason not to give us a try.

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    4. Our Experience
    Honest advice, backed up by experience

    The customer-focused team at Squire Estates has been based in Hemel Hempstead since 2002, so we have extensive knowledge of the local area, have built up a comprehensive database and an excellent reputation. Most of our business has resulted from recommendation - proof that we offer the quality of service you deserve.
    People who have used Squire Estates always say our greatest strength is our people. With a team of carefully recruited staff, we're dedicated to providing an unrivalled service. Treating our customers how we would like to be treated ourselves. Click here to meet the team at Squire Estates.

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    5. Communication.
    Keeping in touch

    At Squire Estates we will not only answer the phone when you call but also call you back when we say that we will and throughout the sales or letting process we will provide you with feedback on viewings as soon as we possibly can.
    We'll always keep you posted with regular telephone updates on the progress of your sale or let.

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    6. Our Attention to Detail
    We've got a keen eye for detail

    We put effort into producing excellent marketing materials because first impressions count. All our property particulars are produced in-house giving comprehensive, clear and accurate representations, including detailed floor plans for all properties For Sale.

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    7. Our Advertising Exposure
    We net more exposure to sell your property.

    Our website is highly ranked on the major search engines and can be accessed on mobile devices - just google us to find out.
    In addition to our own website, your property will be promoted on all the major property portals including Rightmove.co.uk giving your property maximum exposure.

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    8. Our Testimonials
    We come highly recommended

    There's no better recommendation than a happy client. Our clients' comments speak for themselves. And we have lots of them.
    Don't just take our word for it - click here to read some of our testimonials.

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    9. Our Commitment
    We care about our communities.

    We support local schools, charities and other activities within the community

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    10. What you can expect from Squire Estates
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Information for Landlords
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    Tried and tested
    In the UK, letting is a very popular way of making money from property. Whether you are a first-time landlord with a single property or a seasoned professional with a large portfolio, Squire Estates experience of Letting and Managing property since 2002 and with a current property portfolio of over 450 properties means your property is in very safe hands.
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    Finding Tenants

    Quite simply; as a landlord, you want to rent your property out as quickly as possible for the best price. You want to avoid empty periods and guarantee a regular income. If you don't want to be bothered with the day-to-day management of the property, we'll sort all that out too.

    But of course you don't just want any tenant in your property. A classic mistake of the 'do-it-yourself' landlord is to just put anyone in the property without properly checking them out. At Squire Estates we have access to comprehensive referencing services to give greater clarity on a prospective tenant's background which all helps minimise potential future tenancy issues.

    With letting comes inherent risk and this can never be eliminated but what Squire Estates can do is help to minimise that risk by getting things right from the very beginning - referencing tenants properly, taking care of safety legislation, organising a detailed inventory and drawing up a legally-sound tenancy agreement.

    The knowledge of our staff is vital to ensuring any situation can be handled in the correct legal manner and resolved as quickly as possible. The laws can be rather complex at times and we have spent many hours learning it so that you don't have to including the ever changing HMO legislation!

    We will however always keep you up to date with your legal obligations as a buy to let landlord and the latest safety regulations

    Our office is also a approved member of NALA (National Association of Letting Agents) and covered by the SAFEAGENT Money Protection scheme - giving you peace of mind that your money is protected. The SAFEAGENT and the NALA Member logos are a sign of this protection. All deposit monies are held by Squire Estates in a secure account and covered by The Dispute Service one of the Government approved schemes for deposits.

    We strongly believe in the transparency of our service and we will clearly state all fees to you before we let your property and our transparency goes even further as our office is a member of the Property Ombudsman scheme and adhere to his rigorous code of practice and redress scheme.

    Regular Inspections of your property once it has been let are a crucial part of our property management service, providing you with the comfort of knowing exactly how the property is being cared for by your tenant. When a tenant leaves your property Squire Estates property management staff will handle the checkout inspection or if there is an inventory arrange for a check out with the Inventory company to ensure your property has been left in acceptable condition and will deal with the release of the tenancy deposit - taking away a major 'hassle' from you!

    So if you have a property to let and are looking for an agent to find a tenant and/or manage your property contact us NOW either by phone or by dropping into our office and see how we can work together with you to keep your investment performing!

    To request a valuation online, please click here.

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    Our Services
    Full Property Management

    Statistics show that tenants stay for longer in a fully managed property and corporate tenants usually insist on it, with the Squire Estates Property Management service we'll look after every detail of your rental property as if it was our own

    Whether you're a landlord with one property, or a landlord with a large portfolio, we'll manage your rental property with the utmost professionalism and integrity all from our office in Hemel Hempstead.

    Our property management package:

    • 100% accompanied viewings
    • Regular communication
    • Free 6 month rent guarantee and legal protection for all new tenancies
    • Organisation of an Inventory with check in / EPC / Gas safety certificate
    • Provide utility companies with the details of new tenants and meter readings
    • Rent collection with monthly statements
    • 6 monthly Property inspections
    • Being the first point of call for tenants
    • Arranging quotes and managing repairs
    • Advising on current landlord responsibilities and legislation
    • Negotiated Renewals with rent increases where applicable
    • Serving of Section notices if applicable
    • Check out and administration involved with the deposit release.

    Property management is a core element of our business. We look after properties for buy-to-let investors and homeowners who are relocating. Many of our clients have been with us for years and wouldn't dream of going anywhere else.

    Rent Collection
    • 100% accompanied viewings
    • Regular communication
    • Free 6 month rent guarantee and legal protection for all new tenancies
    • Organisation of an Inventory with check in / EPC / Gas safety certificate
    • Provide utility companies with the details of new tenants and meter readings
    • Rent collection with monthly statements
    • Advising on current landlord responsibilities and legislation
    • Negotiated Renewals with rent increases where applicable
    • Serving of Section notice if applicable
    • Our Rent Collection Service suits Landlords that don't wish to be involved with the finance but may have their own builder that they wish to use for any repairs.


    Let Only
    • 100% accompanied viewings
    • Regular communication
    • Organisation of an Inventory with check in / EPC / Gas safety certificate
    • Set up a standing order between the Landlord and the tenant.
    • Provide utility companies with the details of new tenants and meter readings
    • Advising on current landlord responsibilities and legislation
    • Serving of Section notice if applicable
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Tenant's Guide
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    If you are thinking about renting a property we hope that the following will be of help.

    Choosing the area

    Look around and figure out the specific areas you'd like to rent in and think of the things that are really important to you, like transport links, schools, access to shops and use these to focus your search.

    Registering and Viewing properties

    When you register with us be clear about when you need to move into your rental property. If you need somewhere urgently, let us know. We will do all we can to find you a suitable place.

    However, we will ask that you always try to be available and as flexible as possible. The lettings business is currently incredibly fast moving and when a good property comes to the market there can be a rush to view and offers are often made immediately. You could miss out if you can't make yourself available within 24 hours of the agent contacting you.

    If you are interested in the property but would want the Landlord to undertake minor improvement works, or changes let us know as most of our Landlords are flexible. It can be much harder to get jobs agreed once the tenancy has started.

    Offer

    Once an offer has been accepted you'll need to hand over a holding deposit this is a non-returnable deposit that will hold the property for you, we will not conduct any further viewings on this property.

    Squire Estates will need to conduct security checks on behalf of the landlord, so we will ask all applicants over the age of 18 to complete a reference form - make sure you have details of all your previous addresses to hand.

    Fees and charges

    When you agree to rent a property you will be expected to pay a security deposit and the first month's rent. There will also be Agency fees that you will be liable for.

    Within the tenancy agreement you may also find that extra charges will apply if there is an unexpected change of tenant and also at the time the tenancy is renewed. If there is an Inventory on the property at the end of the tenancy the outgoing tenant(s) is charged for the inventory check-out.

    Please find full details on our Tenant Fees page

    Moving In

    Squire Estates manage the majority of the properties that we let however; if your property is managed by your Landlord you will be given all their contact details. That way, if something goes wrong in the property, you'll know who to get in touch with.

    Look after the property as if it were your own. This reduces the likelihood of disputes over damage when the tenancy comes to an end.

    Remember that you should arrange insurance cover for your furnishings and personal property - the landlord is not responsible for insuring these items.

    Moving out

    If the property was professionally cleaned when you moved in, then the chances are you will need to arrange for the same to be done when you move out.

    It goes without saying that you should leave the property in tip top condition and remove all your belongings, otherwise you risk losing part, or all of your deposit.

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    Jeanette Squire - Director
    Jeanette started her career 30 years ago as an Estate Agent in Hemel Hempstead, but then diversified into other sales areas. In 2002 she returned to Estate Agency as a partner in Coopers Estate Agents in Hemel Hempstead, becoming the sole owner in 2010 and changing the name to Squire Estates. Jeanette's commitment to customer service and communication with vendors, landlords and applicants both in and out of the office quickly makes everyone feel that they are getting the attention they deserve.
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    James McGarry - Lettings Business Manager
    James joined Squire Estates in 2003. He has extensive knowledge of the property market and local area, having been in the sales sector for over 20 years. He prides himself on having an excellent relationship with both landlords and tenants.
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    Laura Harrison - Lettings Administrator
    Laura joined Squire Estates in 2002 and deals with landlord accounts, rental payments and all lettings administration.
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    Jody Chatfield - Property Manager
    Jody joined Squire Estates 2007. She looks after all maintenance issues that arise in properties liaising with landlords, contractors and tenants ensuring the smooth management of our tenancies. Nothing is too much trouble for Jody.
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    Lucy Bevis - Negotiator
    Lucy joined Squire Estates in 2016 as an apprentice. She looks after our prospective clients from registration to viewings leading up to the completion of a tenancy.
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    Ashley James - Negotiator
    Ashley joined Squire Estates in 2016 as a trainee negotiator. He looks after both lettings and sales prospective clients.
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    Where we're active

    Our Branch

    Our Branch

    Current Properties

    Previously Marketed Properties

    Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

    Find us

    18 High Street,
    Hemel Hempstead,
    HP1 3AE

    Telephone us

    Buying: 01442 738059  Local call rate
    Letting: 01442 738060  Local call rate

    Email us

    Contact us

    Disclaimer

    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead on 01442 233533.


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    Welcome to Squire Estates
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      Squire Estates is an independent estate agency that specialises in the sale and letting of residential property in Hemel Hempstead and the surrounding area. The historic old town of Hemel Hempstead has been home to Squire Estates since 2002. 

      Selling your home successfully is more than just floor plans and the right price; it's about choosing a local, independent estate agency who has a detailed understanding of the market place your property sits in and the expertise to market it effectively. In addition to our own website, your property will also receive maximum exposure through all the major online portals, such as Rightmove, Zoopla and PrimeLocation, resulting in the right potential purchaser.

      At Squire Estates, we can offer you a range of property services with competitive prices and flexible contracts. Our residential sales team of local experts are best placed to provide you with free valuations and notify you of specific market trends affecting local property prices and sales. We can help sell your home or find you the perfect place for your next adventure, making the whole selling process as stress-free as possible. If you are a tenant, our dedicated lettings team can support you in your search for your perfect rental property. For landlords, our services can be tailored to suit your needs, from rent collection to full property management and administration.

      Through our extensive knowledge of the local area, Squire Estates has built up a comprehensive database and an excellent reputation. Much of our business comes from word of mouth, demonstrating that our clients are more than willing to recommend us to friends, family and professional contacts. We also care about the local community and get involved with supporting schools, charities, local events and activities.

      At the heart of our success are our people. With their honest, efficient and courteous approach, our dedicated team of local experts work extremely hard to ensure they adhere to a strict code of conduct and are committed to best practice. We are members of the National Association of Estate Agents, The National Approved Letting Scheme, Tenancy Deposit Scheme and The Property Ombudsman. It's a clear sign you're dealing with a thoroughly reputable and respected estate agency.

      Get in touch with our team at Squire Estates to discuss your property needs in Hemel Hempstead and the local area.

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      Our Standards

      We choose to be answerable to leading professional bodies and are approved members of The National Association of Letting Agents (NALA), The Property Ombudsman and we subscribe to the SAFEAgent Client Money Protection Scheme providing our Landlords with additional security to protect their monies.
      Not all estate agents want to be accountable for their actions. We like to maintain the highest professional standards by conforming to the guidelines of the industry's leading organisations. It's a clear sign you're dealing with a thoroughly reputable and respected agent.

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      Our Services
      With Squire Estates you gain access to more than just a simple sales office
      • Residential Sales
      • Residential Lettings
      • Professional Market Appraisals / Valuations
      • Property Management and Administration
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      Our Experience
      Honest advice, backed up by experience

      The customer-focused team at Squire Estates has been based in Hemel Hempstead since 2002, so we have extensive knowledge of the local area, have built up a comprehensive database and an excellent reputation. Most of our business has resulted from recommendation - proof that we offer the quality of service you deserve.
      People who have used Squire Estates always say our greatest strength is our people. With a team of carefully recruited staff, we're dedicated to providing an unrivalled service. Treating our customers how we would like to be treated ourselves. Click here to meet the team at Squire Estates.

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      What you can expect from Squire Estates
      • Honest appraisal, Property valuation and advice.
      • An agency tie-in period to suit you - we want you to stay with us because you are happy with our service not because you are tied in.
      • Comprehensive property details with clear floor plans.
      • 100% accompanied viewings.
      • Regular communication we will keep in touch and give you feedback from all viewings.
      • Market coverage - your property will appear immediately you have approved the sales details on our website and on all the main property portals inc. Rightmove, Zoopla and Prime Location.
      • Proactive marketing, too many agents rely on applicants contacting them, we email out all new instructions to our data base of buyers and then follow up with a phone call.
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      Our Standards

      We choose to be answerable to leading professional bodies and are approved members of The National Association of Letting Agents (NALA), The Property Ombudsman and we subscribe to the SAFEAgent Client Money Protection Scheme providing our Landlords with additional security to protect their monies.
      Not all estate agents want to be accountable for their actions. We like to maintain the highest professional standards by conforming to the guidelines of the industry's leading organisations. It's a clear sign you're dealing with a thoroughly reputable and respected agent.

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      Honest advice, backed up by experience

      The customer-focused team at Squire Estates has been based in Hemel Hempstead since 2002, so we have extensive knowledge of the local area, have built up a comprehensive database and an excellent reputation. Most of our business has resulted from recommendation - proof that we offer the quality of service you deserve.
      People who have used Squire Estates always say our greatest strength is our people. With a team of carefully recruited staff, we're dedicated to providing an unrivalled service. Treating our customers how we would like to be treated ourselves. Click here to meet the team at Squire Estates.

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      Communication.  Keeping in touch

      At Squire Estates we will not only answer the phone when you call but also call you back when we say that we will and throughout the sales or letting process we will provide you with feedback on viewings as soon as we possibly can.
      We'll always keep you posted with regular telephone updates on the progress of your sale or let.

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      We've got a keen eye for detail

      We put effort into producing excellent marketing materials because first impressions count. All our property particulars are produced in-house giving comprehensive, clear and accurate representations, including detailed floor plans for all properties For Sale.

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      Where we're active

      Our Branch

      Our Branch

      Current Properties

      Recently Sold Properties

      Note: Markers represent the centre of postcodes, not exact locations

      Find us

      18 High Street,
      Hemel Hempstead,
      HP1 3AE

      Telephone us

      Buying: 01442 738059  Local call rate
      Letting: 01442 738060  Local call rate

      Email us

      Contact us

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      Don't just take our word for it...
      • Introduction

        At Squire Estates, we take great pride in the customer service we provide. We work with our customers to understand their exact needs to ensure we can provide an outstanding service.

      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        Kept the chain going through all the ups and downs
        I  am so thankful to the wonderful team at squire estates. They kept the chain going throughout all the ups and downs, kept everyone up to date and without their support the purchase and chain would not have survived. A company and staff that really go above and beyond. Thank you.

        Stacey Shew
      • Seller Testimonial

        The wonderful team explained every step clearly
        My partner and I recently bought our first home and we are so glad we bought through Squire Estates. We were clueless about the whole process but the wonderful team explained every step clearly and patiently. Thank you Squire Estates!

        Mr G & Mrs A Johnstone
      • Seller Testimonial

        You became a friend
        Just wanted to say a big thank you for all your help. You became more then an Estate Agent; you became a friend.

        Mrs Benningfield
      • Seller Testimonial

        Helped me get the house of my dreams
        Just want to say thank you for everything, especially for helping me get the house of my dreams.

        Mrs Surridge
      • Seller Testimonial

        Excellent in helping our chain along
        Cannot thank Squires enough. We sold our house through them and they were excellent at helping our chain along. Thank you!

        Fiona Board
      • Seller Testimonial

        My first port of call for property matters
        First class service from all at Squire Estates. I have bought, sold and let a property through them in the past 2 years and cannot fault them one little bit. They are definitely my first port of call for property matters. Highly recommended.

        Neil Harper
      • Seller Testimonial

        Excellent service as always
        Highly recommended. Excellent service as always! Delighted to have sold my property.

        Neil Sippitt
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead on 01442 233533.


      Welcome to Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead

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      Find Us

      Branch address

      18 High Street,
      Hemel Hempstead,
      HP1 3AE

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01442 738059  Local call rate
      Letting: 01442 738060  Local call rate

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Where properties are displayed on a page, this comprises a property advertisement. Rightmove Group Limited who operate the website Rightmove.co.uk makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the advertisement or any linked or associated information, and Rightmove has no control over the content. These property advertisements do not constitute property particulars. The information is provided and maintained by Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead. Please contact the agent directly to obtain any information which may be available under the terms of The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (England and Wales) Regulations 2007 or the Home Report if in relation to a residential property in Scotland and if you have any query over the content.

      *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

      Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

      Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Squire Estates, Hemel Hempstead on 01442 233533.