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    Welcome to Hunters Estate Agents We are independently owned and part of the fastest growing estate agency network in the country.
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    The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Hunters, Darwen. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen on 01254 706471.


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    Blackburn & Darwen's Number Best Estate Agent
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      Karl Baxter & Karen Helmn 
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      Franchise owners Karl Baxter & Karen Helmn have a combined experience in the industry of over 45 years. Both live in the town and have expert local knowledge. Karl comments:

      "We are constantly using technology and media to enhance how we promote our clients' properties to give them the best chance of sale. We combine this with first class customer service and communication with our clients".

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    Meet our wonderful award winning team.. 
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      Hunters Sales & Lettings Team

      Residential Sales - Led by Karen clients are in first class hands. Matthew Allen is one of our experienced valuers and carries out valuations in both Darwen, Blackburn & Bolton. Our dedicated and dynamic sales teams are made up of negotiators Leah Berry, Linda Lambert & Maxine O'Hare.

      Hunters Darwen Lettings team provides an exceptional management service to our landlords and is headed up by Jeanette Hall with over 30 years industry experience. Jeanette is joined in the team by Joe Riley, Samantha Wright, Natalie Deaden & Kevin Mcgrath. If you require a managed service or let only service and have a single or multiple properties give us a call and find out about our service. Karl Baxter also gives specialist advice on building a maximising potential in portfolios.

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      Karl Baxter - Managing Director
      Karl, Co-Founder & Managing Director started the business in 1998. The business became part of the Hunters network in 2014 and has since moved on to be the clear market leader in Darwen and a fast growing business in Blackburn and Bolton. Karl has 27 years in the Estate Agency and has vast knowledge of all aspects of the industry. As a landlord himself, Karl understands the very essence of what clients' needs are when it comes to lettings and sales. He specialises in helping clients build successful property portfolios from purchase, renovation through to our comprehensive management service. 
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      Karen Helmn - Sales Director
      Karen, Company Director and Co-Founded the business with Karl in 1998. Karen feels being customer focused is the most important contributor to the continued and rapid success of the business and ensuring that all aspects of the company put its customers' satisfaction first. Karen has an unrivalled knowledge of the Darwen market and should be everyone's first point of contact when thinking of selling their home in the town.
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      Matthew Allen - Valuer
      Matt joined the Hunters team 7 years ago and has been a big part of the companies' success. He has a vast knowledge of the local market and carries out valuations across Darwen, Blackburn & Bolton. Matt is also responsible for the outstanding photography and innovative virtual tours on our properties. He has an excellent eye for detail and has the ability to market and showcase properties to a different level.
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      Leah Berry - Sales Negotiator 
      Leah joined the Hunters team 3 years ago after successfully completing her A- levels, choosing a career in our fast moving industry ahead of university. Leah has rapidly expanded her knowledge of the Industry, regularly attending the Hunters Academy Training courses and extending her industry qualifications. As a Sales Negotiator she particularly enjoys the relationship building with vendors and purchasers, knowing the importance of communication and is relentless in her approach to Sales Progression.
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      Linda Lambert - Sales Negotiator
      Linda has been part of the team for 6 years. Linda loves the variety the job brings and meeting new people. She has an excellent rapport with our clients, making time to listens to their needs in detail. Linda has a great enthusiasm for helping clients find that special home.
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      Maxine O Hare - Viewer & Sales Negotiator
      Maxine's passion for the property industry has lead her to joining the Hunters team in 2017. Max carries out the viewings across Darwen, Blackburn & Bolton. Her many years of experience in the customer service industry shine through to potential buyers and tenants.
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      Jeanette Hall - Senior Lettings Negotiator
      Jeanette has been here from the very beginning and is the backbone of the office. Jeanette over sees the administrative work of the Lettings team and is just about as organized an individual as you will find, we think she invented the phrase 'dot the 'i's and cross the 't's'. With over 30 years' experience in the industry in both sales and lettings she has a comprehensive knowledge of all aspects of Estate Agency.
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      Joe Riley - Lettings Negotiator
      Joining Hunters in 2015, Joe also made the decision after successful completion of A-levels to forge a career in the Estate Agency. Joe strives to provide the highest level of service for property owners as well as tenants. Friendly and professional, Joe is focused and competent dealing with the full let process from the start to the finish His comprehensive knowledge, from advising landlords on how to achieve the best rent through to choosing the right tenants and all aspects of managing a property once let. Joe is renowned for his excellent customer service and tops the national network for service standards.
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      Samantha Wright - Lettings Negoatiator
      Samantha was thrilled to join our award winning lettings team at Hunters where she enjoys the fast-paced environment of a thriving office. Sam has many years of experience in the customer service industry and has transferred this skill set to the Hunters team to the great benefit of our clients. Sam is a natural for the Lettings industry and knows the early bird catches the worm and is usually the first person in attending to clients issues.
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      Natalie Dearden - Lettings Negotiator
      Natalie joined the team 5 years ago and started in Sales but moved over to the Lettings team. Natalie's varied roles in the company mean she has the skill set to carry out a variety of responsibilities including inventories, property inspections, viewings and property management.
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      Katherine Green - Lettings Negotiator
      Katherine has 8 years of Estate Agency experience and brings a comprehensive knowledge of the Bolton market. Katherine is incredibly efficient a skill, which is invaluable in Lettings property management.
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      Kevin Mcgrath -  Inventory & Inspector
      Kevin joined the Hunters team in 2018 after taking early retirement from his post as a senior manager at a Housing Association managing a portfolio of 3000 homes. Our Lettings team are very lucky to gain the vast experience Kevin brings with him.
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      Ellie Baxter - Property Viewer
      Ellie is our weekend viewer. She is currently studying A-Levels and brings her youth and enthusiasm to the Hunters team. Ellie is already developing a passion for the property industry, which reflects in her work.
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      "Don't just take our words for it.."
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        "We are constantly using technology and media to enhance how we promote our clients'properties to give them the best chance of sale. We combine this with first class customer service and communication with our clients".

      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        The whole team are very friendly & helpful
        Karl and Karen have been fantastic while I have been letting properties through them. The whole team are very friendly and helpful, but perhaps even more importantly, they get things sorted as quickly as possible. It's great to know they are a phone call away whenever I have property issues.
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        We would definitely recommend and use again!
        Great experience buying through Hunters.. Wonderful team and especially a big thank you to Karen and Matt. We would definitely recommend and use again! Thanks

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        Thanks again for all the support etc Hunters!
        After purchasing a first property i couldn't have asked for anything more..The whole Hunters Darwen team were so friendly, helpful and professional throughout the whole process. The team work well together to provide such a good service, no question or query was too much trouble to ask. Definitely would recommend Hunters and i would 100% go back to them in the future to purchase another property.Most of all, outstanding efforts from Karen, Leah & Matt - always kept up to date & any issues were dealt with immediately. Well communicated & they always put the effort in to ensure a quick and easy process! Thanks again for all the support etc Hunters!
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      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Hunters, Darwen. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen on 01254 706471.


      Welcome to Hunters, Darwen

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      Branch address

      207-209 Duckworth Street,
      Darwen,
      BB3 1AU

      Get in touch

      Buying: 01254 494066  Local call rate
      Letting: 01254 494065  Local call rate

      Disclaimer

      The content on this Microsite has been uploaded by Hunters, Darwen. Rightmove Group Limited makes no warranty as to the accuracy or completeness of the content, any queries should be sent directly to Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen. 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 Hunters, Darwen on 01254 706471.