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bigmove estate agents are a multi award winning independent estate agent who have quickly stamped a mark in becoming one of Hackney’s leading estate agents.

bigmove provides specialist property services aimed at sellers, landlords, buyers, tenants and property developers. In addition to residential sales and lettings we provide consultancy on developments and building projects.

We employ the most knowledgeable and experienced individuals for our ever growing team, as after all, we are well a
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93 Lower Clapton Road
Hackney,London
Greater London
E5 0NP
020 8986 7373

 
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Nov 09,2016
Minithumbup
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Nov 09,2016
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I have been renting through bigmove for around four years now and they have always been willing to help me with any issues I have experienced during my stay. A few personal circumstances cropped up throughout my tenancy but they were a hundred percent understanding throughout. Now my tenancy is over, I am looking to buy a property and I have already viewed 2 through bigmove and really hope they are the agent dealing with the one I decide to purchase. Fussy as I may be, I can't complain, ove...
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Reasonable!
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Nov 04,2016
Minithumbdown
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Nov 04,2016
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Although move in was smooth move out was a nightmare. Even though I transferred deposit to them and in contract it clearly says it will be put in a government deposit scheme, it wasn't, instead they transferred the money to the landlord without even notifying me. When asked about it they tried reassuring me that I'll get it back but it was a fight with the landlord to get it and they offered zero help and everytime they said they will call back they never did. Service was non-existent to extreme...
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Fees although not as expensive not justified as service is non-existant
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By: Hannah Geoghegan
Nov 04, 2016
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Hi Tony, Thank you for your feedback however, we feel there has been some miscommunication here. As an agent we acted on an introduction basis only and have not dealt with any rental collection or management of the property throughout your entire stay in the property. For introduction tenancies the landlord is responsible for registering your deposit with an approved government scheme which we had received confirmation from the Landlord on this at the time which we explained to you when....
Sep 28,2016
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Sep 28,2016
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Warm, friendly and welcoming environment I walked into with such caring agent who listened to my needs ask I made enquiry. Big move I must give credit to your agents who offered me good customer service. Looking forward for continued services. Thanks Mehmet....
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Good
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Nov 25,2015
Minithumbdown
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Nov 25,2015
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The agent was very rude, was late by 20 minutes and didn't apologise. He was arrogant towards me and the seller. Very bad agent, don't ever use them....
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By: Wayne Bradley Scott M.N.A.E.A
Dec 08, 2015
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Unfortunately this a case of mistaken identity I had a new member of staff by the name of Paul Long who covered the appointment and used my business cards for contact details on that appointment, I have been an accredited professional estate agent for the past 22 years and have built a trustworthy professional reputation from hard work I also have an excellent relationship with the current seller, I would welcome the opportunity to meet with you to prove identification and the fact it wasn't mys....
Sep 19,2015
Minithumbdown
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Sep 19,2015
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AVOID them if you dont want to get ripped off. They will rush you to pay them the deposit money and will wrong representations and if you walkout when you find out they will withhold your money. My personal impression is that these guys are completely unethical, if you wanna move to Hackney AVOID them at all cost if will reiterate....
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Jun 09,2015
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Jun 09,2015
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I have recently completed on my first flat purchase in E5 and can honestly say that I have had a really good experience with the team at Big Move. Kevin did a good job of negotiating the purchase and I have subsequently found them to be really responsive and accommodating with any queries or requests. Shin also did excellent work chasing down everyone so that the purchase didn't drag on into the next century. I also found everyone there really friendly which makes a change from some of the other...
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Mar 12,2015
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Mar 12,2015
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This was my first time moving out on my own and a pretty unique and urgent situation, the staff bent over backwards to make sure that my partner and i knew what we were doing and that we were able to become tenants in this property, they were in constant contact with me and were happy to answer any questions that we had, i could not have asked for a better service from better people, will definitely be reccomending to people and using again if i need to move again....
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Mar 03,2015
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Mar 03,2015
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The Customer services levels at Big Move is excellent, friendly and helpful staff, always willing to answer any questions there customers have. The turn around for finding suitable tennants was very fast, all tennents are efficiently vetted. I would have no hesitation in recommending Big Move as a qaulitity estate agent. Keep up the good work....
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Feb 20,2015
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Feb 20,2015
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It was a delight to use an agency with integrity and excellent local knowledge. As we were buy to let clients we purchased property in the local area and wanted to let immediately. We tried a few of the larger agents but although they had massive resources in terms of man power and everyone had heard about them, they couldn't beat the better local knowledge of the property market and personal touch offered by a local agent like Bigmove. The staff were great and very polite and helpful. We got a ...
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The fees we paid were good and reflective of the great quality of services we received.
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Feb 20,2015
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Feb 20,2015
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I have been using BIG MOVE services for about 7 years, i found them to be always happy to help; enthusiastic and courteous...
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Jan 27,2015
Minithumbup
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Jan 27,2015
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We found all members of the team at Big Move to be extremely helpful and attentive, who took much of the stress and hassle normally associated with moving, out of the equation. Agency admin/referencing fees are expensive but in line with most other agents. However, the level of service we experience was far in excess of other agents I have encountered previously. Thanks Big Move!...
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Jan 19,2015
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Jan 19,2015
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I recently used Big move and I was happy with their service. They were quite helpful and responsive, Nick arranged the viewing and Nancy took over with drafting the contract. They were quite fast, always responded when I asked questions and I took over the keys in a week (including all paper work) The flat is nice, and is exactly what has been advertised. I recommend using them again...
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Jan 08,2015
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Jan 08,2015
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The Christmas period can be a really tricky time to rent a new home, but Big Move were exceptionally helpful in assisting my partner and I in finding and securing our ideal place in Crouch End. Nick met us for a viewing on the morning of New Year's Eve - a time when many other agents would refuse to work, so we're especially grateful for this - and Sharon and Kevin helped to get all paperwork sorted out within record time. The whole process was sorted within just over a week, so we could relax k...
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Comment on agent fees
Big Move made us a deal on fees, reducing the price of processing our paperwork since we were moving into a 1-bed property as a couple - very decent. Fees were about what we expected, and given how fast and efficiently Sharon, Kevin and Nick worked to get everything sorted, we really have no complaints.
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Dec 16,2014
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Dec 16,2014
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Sharon provided a extremely efficient, friendly and helpful service. extremely approachable and competent. Would definitely recommend Big Move Estate Agents....
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Dec 05,2014
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Dec 05,2014
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Big Move have been extremely helpful to us throughout the lettings process, keeping us informed every step of the way and giving us any extra information we asked for. Sharon in particular was great to work with, and I would definitely recommend her...
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Nov 15,2014
Minithumbup
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Nov 15,2014
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With the help of Sharon and Kevin, we managed to view, pay, sign papers and move within a week. They were both being incredible helpful, and they are both getting gold stars with me. They're service was excellent. They both did everything in they're power to help us out, and we will forever be greatful. I recommend big move estate agents to everyone. Thank you to Sharon and Kevin, you are as of today, my heros....
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With all the work Sharon and Kevin put on for us, the agent few should and could be even higher. Money well spent.
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Nov 14,2014
Minithumbup
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Nov 14,2014
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We had an exceptionally supportive time using Big Move and our contact Sharon was a diamond helping us overcome issues and hurdles to move into our new rented property. The particular landlord we are renting from is also a genuine guy who has bent over backwards, helping us move in, ensuring our furniture was stored until the move date, as well as revisiting the new property for any further issues and hiccups. It was a real delight using Big Move and i didn't expect to receive such a great s...
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They were high but on market review they were fair and less than Foxtons/Stirling Ackwroyd etc.
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Nov 07,2014
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Nov 07,2014
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I have recently started tenanting a property that Big Move let and now manage. The team (especially Sharon) were extremely helpful throughout the initial period of flat viewings, and particularly later on when discussing the tenancy agreement as we had lots of questions. They were always transparent and open with the information they provided us. They have since been very good at the property managent aspect having dealt with several issues already in a stress free and efficient manner. ...
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Oct 31,2014
Minithumbup
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Oct 31,2014
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I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the staff at Big Move, in particualr Kevin and Sharon for their hard work in securing the lettings of our flats in such a short period of time and achieving a reasonable rent return. Going forward, we our relationship with Big Move over the coming months will go from strength to strength. Weldone all and hope to see you all soon....
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I am paying for the full management of the properties and would hope that the fee could be reduced in the event of placing further properties under Big Move management.
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Oct 16,2014
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Oct 16,2014
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We are a property investment company with a large portfolio over all over London. We have dealt with Shin at Big Move for over 5 years. They have provided us with a high calibre of professional tenants at all times. They have always been responsive any queries or issues we have. They always act in a highly proffessional and courteous manner. All in all it is indeed a pleasure dealing with Big Move. I would thoroughly recommend landlords and tenants to use their services. ...
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Big moves fees were fair. I have no issue with paying fees for a good service.
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Oct 08,2014
Minithumbup
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Oct 08,2014
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Shin has been always very helpful every time we needed to get in touch regarding contract matters. Leah has been also great, following up any requests we had lately....
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Oct 06,2014
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Oct 06,2014
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Big Move worked very hard to find a good buyer for the house - we had a number of positive viewings the day it went on the market, one of which progressed to purchase. We found a good quality reliable buyer, and our sales agent at Big Move was always honest and helpful, and helped us achieve a price we were happy with. The administration in managing the sale through to completion, dealing with solicitors and so on, has been excellent. We went with Big Move because we already knew one of the peo...
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Very reasonable
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Sep 29,2014
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Sep 29,2014
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- Misinformation - No follow ups - The agent didn't show anymore interest in taking care of the tenants after the contract was signed. - The agent didn't give all the information at once, everyday there was always something new regarding the prices and other information regarding the property. - Also after the tenants moved in, the agent was to be the intermediate between the landlord and the tenants. But never did her task, every time there was an issue, the tenants had to be the one ...
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What we would recommend to the agent for her next customer/client, is that she shows more interest in them even after they signed the contract. Good customer service doesn\'t stop after the signing of a contract. Good customer service is when one goes an extra mile ( i.e. asking for feedback from clients, and doing some followups). At the end of the day both parties depend on each other.
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Sep 07,2014
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Sep 07,2014
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After months of searching on Gumtree etc., my boyfriend and I decided we would have a look at some agencies. Instantly, we had far more success in one day than we had had over those months. I called BigMove at 9am and spoke to their really friendly manager, Kevin, who told me his colleague, Sharon, would call me after their team meeting. I received a call back around 10am and, by 1pm, was viewing the property we wanted to. BigMove helped us to negotiate the move in date and monthly rent cost, an...
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Sep 03,2014
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Sep 03,2014
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Big Move was recommend to me by a friend to rent my property. I have used many other agents and encounter delays and lost of rent. However Big Move rented my property after the first viewing, so was very impressed with their professional and prompt service. The staff were really helpful and friendly so would definitely recommend them. Jane Harrison...
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Aug 28,2014
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Aug 28,2014
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A very professional service from start to finish. Shin helped us secure the property and chased up information on daily basis to keep things moving. Would highly recommend Big Move....
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Jul 14,2014
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Jul 14,2014
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I bought through them and the service was fantastic and shin worked very hard to smooth things out over difficult parts of the sale....
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May 28,2014
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May 28,2014
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Big Move Estate Agents are an exceptional Estate Agents as they are professional, pro-active and have a 5 star networking portfolio as my property was sold within 6 hours of registering my property on the market with 4 other parties wishing to place a serious offer at the asking price of the property. It took 8 weeks to complete the sale of which Big Move Estates agents played a major role in making this seamless sale....
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Apr 04,2014
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Apr 04,2014
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Shin was excellent, helpful and friendly during a potentially fraught exchange and completion. She smoothed the process in a very professional manner and was always at least one step ahead of the game! Thoroughly recommended!...
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Feb 24,2014
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Feb 24,2014
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Was not impressed with Big Move at the beggining as the kitchen picture published in zoopla was not the real one in the flat, it belonged to a different flat! However, Shin was really helpful towards the end when we encounter some troubles and delays with the tenants and the owner. We felt supported by her in the buy and even kept an eye on the situation during her holidays, which we appreciated very much! I would definitely would recommend them as estate agents but would double check the accur...
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Agent Fees

Letting Fee Information

For all rental properties agent’s fees apply, upfront fees are credited to gaining a property, depending on the individual’s circumstances. Fee’s applicable which are included in your tenancy fee and charges:
β€’ Holding deposit: Payment of the Holding Deposit is requested as a guarantee of your commitment. This ensures the accommodation will be secured for you subject to successful references and any further viewings will be cancalled. The upfront fee will be subtracted from the first month’s advance rent prior to the commencement date.
β€’ Application Fee: Initial funds to allow the agent to begin negotiations to secure the property*.
β€’ Referencing Fee: To process all references including work, credit checks, previous landlord check, personal references and any others which may apply.
β€’ Guarantor Fee: Where the tenant is on a low income/studying and requires a security.
β€’ Inventory Fee: A condition report of the property is carried on commencement and termination of the tenancy.
β€’ Additional tenant Fee: Where a new tenant is to be added to an existing contract.
β€’ Replacement Fee: During the contract, where a new tenant replaces another tenant who vacates.
β€’ Renewal fee: Renewal of expired contract.
β€’ Disclaimer pet Fee: An additional cost may apply, where a tenant is allowed to keep a pet.
β€’ Fees applied to every tenant may vary and are dependant on the individual’s circumstances, where additional fees may apply.
β€’ Security Deposit: Deposit of 6 weeks rent will be required before your commencement date. Amount of deposit may vary depending on landlord’s circumstances and where pets are associated.

*Any unsuccessful applications in securing the property by the agent, not related to terms and condition of the holding deposit receipt, payment for the application fee cost is refundable.
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Complaints Procedure

Please discuss your complaint with a member of our branch staff who will aim to deal with your problem as fairly and swiftly as possible.

If you are not satisfied with your complaint being resolved, please send an email to reception@bigmove.uk.com and this will be forwarded to the branch manager. The manager will try to resolve the matter within 48 hours of you raising your complaint, however, depending on the details of your complaint this may vary.

If you are still not satisfied with the response from our branch manager please ask your complaint to be referred to the managing director. You must highlight in writing, why you are still dissatisfied and what further action you would like bigmove estate agents to take to fully resolve your complaint. You will receive a response within 3 working days including the nature of your complaint and the time period we will be able to reply to your complaint in further detail.

At this point you may be asked for further information if needed. Within 16 working days your complaint will be fully investigated by the managing director and you should receive a formal written outcome of the investigation.

By the end of six weeks following receipt of your complaint, in the majority of cases (except exceptional cases), bigmove will have provided you with a written final response accompanied by The Property Ombudsman Consumer Guide.

You may write to The Property Ombudsman if you are still dissatisfied with the action taken by bigmove estate agents.

Please find the relevant details on their website: www.tpos.co.uk which will highlight the process you need to follow.
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Leah Ibrahim - upload your photo Leah Ibrahim
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Branch Manager
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Senior Sales/Lettings Negotiator
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Office Manager
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Ian Ellison - upload your photo Ian Ellison
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Nancy Alabo - upload your photo Nancy Alabo
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Customer Relations
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Accounts Department
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