Welcome to Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Darwen

Overview

Darwen Estate Agents

Sell, let or buy property with Hunters

Hunters Estate Agents and Letting Agents Darwen are independently owned and part of the fastest-growing estate agency network in the country. This gives our customers the perfect balance of service, you can instruct us knowing that your local branch has hard-working owners that combine their expert local knowledge with the support of a forward-thinking national company.

This combination means we can provide the highest quality creative marketing, the latest industry technology changes and a first-class training academy to provide our staff with important industry qualifications and necessary skills required to deliver the premium service you expect.

We have highly successful teams covering Darwen & Blackburn for all your property sales and lettings requirements.

Our services

Providing expert local knowledge

Franchise owner Karl Baxter has over 30 years’ experience in the industry working across both Sales & Lettings. He has lived in Darwen for 30 years and has expert local knowledge when it comes to selling and letting properties.

Landlord management

Hunters Darwen Lettings team provides an exceptional management service to our landlords and is headed up by Karl and is joined in the team by Joe Riley, Maxine O’Hare and Kevin McGrath. If you require a managed service or let-only service and have single or multiple properties give us a call and find out about our service. Karl also gives specialist advice on building a maximising potential in portfolios.

Property Sales

Hunters is the market leader in the town for sales, consistently showing on Rightmove as the number 1 agent for new listings and sales. The Sales team is headed up by Matthew Allen who has over 12 years’ experience in the industry. Matthew is joined in the sale team by negotiators Leah Berry and Linda Lambert.     

Marketing technology

We make sure that the latest technology is used to provide our customers with the best marketing platform for their properties. From professional photography, accurate floorplans, an interactive window showing your property as a featured home 24/7 and now the exceptional 3D virtual tour facility, we ensure your property receives the best possible exposure.

3D Virtual Viewings

Using the latest cutting-edge technology provided by Matterport we allow buyers & tenants the ability to immerse themselves. This is next generation immersive media for the property industry.

The Matterport 3D Showcase is a completely new form of immersive 3D media that invites you to explore a place as if you were there. This will give you a total sense of how a home fit together.

Photo galleries, 360° panoramas, and fly-through videos can lack the perspective and feel that home buyers and sellers crave. The 3D Showcase uses the very latest technology to capture fully responsive property tours that work seamlessly on mobiles, tablets and computers with load times rendering very quickly.

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Why Live In Darwen?

Darwen is a vibrant market town and along with its northerly neighbuor, Blackburn, it forms the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen. It is also known locally as "Darren" and its residents are known as "Darreners".

There are excellent transport links, with direct trains through to Manchester to the south and through to Clitheroe and the Ribble Valley heading north.

The town has fabulous facilities including recently constructed Health & Leisure Centers and is blessed with several picturesque parks & woodlands. It’s fringed by the West Pennine Moors providing an enviable backdrop, which features Jubilee Tower, often referred to as Darwen Tower. The tower was built in 1898 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year.

The town has a vibrant nightlife and a constantly increasing restaurant scene, which attracts high numbers of visitors from its larger neighbours of Bolton and Blackburn.

Darwen has certainly found the perfect way to balance retaining its heritage whilst embracing a fast-developing and modern town - a brilliant place to live!

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This Hunters business is independently owned and operated by Baxter Helmn Estates Limited | Registered Address: 207 - 209 Duckworth Street, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 1AU | Registered Number: 8986836 England and Wales | VAT No: 872 1369 16 with the written consent of Hunters Franchising Limited.

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Meet the team

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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 30 years in the Estate Agency industry 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. Karl has lived and worked in Darwen for 30 years.

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    Matthew Allen

    Senior Valuer

    Matt joined the Hunters team 10 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 can market and showcase properties to a different level.

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    Leah Barry

    Sales Negotiator

    Leah joined the Hunters team in 2015 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 10 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

    Property Viewer & Sales Negotiator

    Maxine’s passion for the property industry has led 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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    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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    Kevin McGrath

    Lettings Inventory & Property 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.

Local area guide

Darwen is a vibrant market town and along with its northerly neighbor, Blackburn, it forms the Borough of Blackburn with Darwen. It is also known locally as "Darren" and its residents are known as "Darreners". 

The town has fabulous facilities including recently constructed Health & Leisure Centers and two recently built high schools including the state of the art Darwen Academy, which also includes a sixth form college. 

The town is blessed with several picturesque parks & woodlands and is fringed by the West Pennine Moors providing an enviable back drop, which features Jubilee Tower, often referred to as ‘Darwen Tower’. The tower was built in 1898 to commemorate Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee year.  

The town has a vibrant nightlife and constantly increasing restaurant scene, which attracts high numbers of visitors from its larger neighbors of Bolton and Blackburn.

There are excellent transport links, with direct trains through to Manchester to the south and through to Clitheroe and the Ribble Valley heading north.  

Darwen has certainly found the way to balance retaining its heritage whilst embracing a fast developing and modern town. A fabulous place to live!

Market Insights

Karl Baxter - Franchise Owner

Contact Darwen

207-209 Duckworth Street, Darwen, Lancashire , BB3 1AU

Mon - Fri: 9am-5:30pm Sat: 9am-4pm Sun: Closed


Sales : 01254 706471

Sales

Lettings : 01254 706471

Lettings


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