Black Katz
4.3/5, 533 reviews
86% recommended
93% lettings valuation accuracy
90% lettings fee satisfaction
We are London's largest lettings-only agent. Our success is due to the simple fact that we treat every landlord and tenant as a person, not a number, each with their own individual needs. show more We are London's largest lettings-only agent. Our success is due to the simple fact that we treat every landlord and tenant as a person, not a number, each with their own individual needs.
Black Katz | Properties to rent in London | Flats to Rent in London

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Lettings 93% 90% £310 £9,000
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
75 3 344 65 0 1 0 0 37 8
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  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Fantastic agency in central London. They helped us move three ......”

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Mar 29,2017
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By: 'Steven Houben'
Mar 29,2017
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Fantastic agency in central London. They helped us move three times from a small studio flat to a bigger 2-bedroom apartment. They were really responsive, helpful and willing to go an extra mile to find us the perfect flat. Also, dealing with landlords can be ...
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The fees are not the lowest in London, but they provide excellent value for the money.
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“Black Katz is a great letting agency. Their staff is ......”

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Mar 29,2017
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By: 'Fernanda Valerio'
Mar 29,2017
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Black Katz is a great letting agency. Their staff is super attentive, agreeable and not as pushy as the rest of London's. I've talked first with Charlie Simz from Candem agency and since they had a property at West Hampsted to show, he put me ...
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Fair fees
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“Great friendly and efficient service from Gemma who's taking care ......”

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Mar 28,2017
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By: 'Cazza C'
Mar 28,2017
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Great friendly and efficient service from Gemma who's taking care of my rental property. Had a couple of issues that needed sorting once tenants moved in - Gemma followed up on my queries immediately and responded both by phone and email with solutions (on the ...
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“Very nice and friendly. Not annoying as many London agents ......”

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Mar 24,2017
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By: 'Aleksei'
Mar 24,2017
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Very nice and friendly. Not annoying as many London agents are. Seems very like a very genuine and enthusiastic guy....
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“My partner and I have just secured a rental apartment ......”

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Mar 21,2017
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By: 'Victoria R'
Mar 21,2017
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My partner and I have just secured a rental apartment in Borough. Vince has been brilliantly throughout the process. He helped us negotiate a good price for the property, and kept us up to date with all communications with the landlord. He is enthusiastic about ...
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Black Katz charges an admin fee of around £180. Although pricey, I understand it to be fairly common in the market.
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“We recently moved into a new property managed by the ......”

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Mar 16,2017
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By: 'Sara'
Mar 16,2017
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We recently moved into a new property managed by the Black Katz N8 office and can wholeheartedly say that both Paul and William have been incredibly friendly and helpful throughout the process. Black Katz have been efficient and professional which has helped make the move ...
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“Nik and his Team have done a fantastic job, I ......”

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Feb 17,2017
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By: 'Jacob'
Feb 17,2017
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Nik and his Team have done a fantastic job, I have to say, I was more then pleased. Having lived in many european cities, this was by far the best experience I ever had with a letting agency. Communication was fast and spot on, everything ...
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“Vincent is fantastic, he is efficient, very helpful and goes ......”

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Feb 15,2017
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By: 'Justine'
Feb 15,2017
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Vincent is fantastic, he is efficient, very helpful and goes above and beyond. A credit to the company, I would recommend his services to anyone. He went out of his way to show me 2 properties at short notice, on a Saturday afternoon (after working hours) ...
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Reasonable - feel admin fees being charged per person rather than per property is a little excessive
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“Vincenzo was really warmed and friendly in full time to ......”

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Feb 03,2017
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By: 'Pablo'
Feb 03,2017
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Vincenzo was really warmed and friendly in full time to view the properties selected for me. The only inconvenient is that I didn't have any 100% confirmation of the tenancy till one day before moving, which is making u feel insecure....
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The fees I think were resalable comparing other agent's fees. Really happy with them.
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“Jacek has been absolutely incredible in our property search, from ......”

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Jan 20,2017
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By: 'Amy Whittle'
Jan 20,2017
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Jacek has been absolutely incredible in our property search, from the second we stepped foot into Black Katz he has helped us non stop. It can be a very confusing/ stressful time finding the perfect property, but Jacek has made everything so simple for us, ...
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“Dealt with Paul initially on the phone and he was ......”

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Jan 19,2017
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By: 'GBaldwin'
Jan 19,2017
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Dealt with Paul initially on the phone and he was very helpful, then Jake was great and showed me round a good collection of relevantly priced flats in the area I was looking for. My overall experience with dealing with Black Katz was a pleasant ...
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“Hi, we are an spanish-french couple, Gary listened to us ......”

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Jan 11,2017
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By: 'Lorena & Fabien'
Jan 11,2017
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Hi, we are an spanish-french couple, Gary listened to us our requirements after a long conversation and he made us a tour and we found our property on the same day. Gemma&Michael help us with all negotation. Thank for all. Blackkatz highly recommended it!...
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I think the fees are on the Market.
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“Gary was very communicative, flexible and also well informed about ......”

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Jan 11,2017
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By: 'Auriol'
Jan 11,2017
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Gary was very communicative, flexible and also well informed about the property. After having had a look at several properties, also via BlackKatz, we could make a well informed decision....
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“Would recommend as Gary and Gemma were very friendly and ......”

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Jan 11,2017
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By: 'Hess'
Jan 11,2017
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Would recommend as Gary and Gemma were very friendly and made the whole process as easy and quick as possible. Extremely grateful to them for all their help!!...
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Reasonable
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“We had a very bad experience using Reliable Homes agency ......”

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Jan 06,2017
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By: 'Plinio Fernandez'
Jan 06,2017
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We had a very bad experience using Reliable Homes agency so we had 2 days to start looking again for a new flat. We came across to 7 Black Katz properties but once I called they were all already gone. Later that day I got a call ...
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Fees are fees. We always wish to pay as less as possible on fees but we didn't feel ripped off by them.
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“Jake is a very pleasant and knowledgeable agent, who took ......”

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Dec 12,2016
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By: 'Wilfried'
Dec 12,2016
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Jake is a very pleasant and knowledgeable agent, who took on ideas, suggestions as well as positive and negative feedback in his stride. He proactively encouraged the landlord to make the necessary changes to the flat in order to accommodate my wife and I. We ...
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Having registered with numerous agents recently, Black Katz agents fees are the going rate for the N8 area, so did not have any issues in paying it.
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“Although Blackatz didn't manage to let my flat this time, ......”

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Dec 11,2016
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By: 'Owner'
Dec 11,2016
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Although Blackatz didn't manage to let my flat this time, they did try very hard and were excellent at keeping me informed and giving helpful feedback....
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Good
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“We have to be really thankful to all the Black ......”

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Dec 10,2016
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By: 'Maura'
Dec 10,2016
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We have to be really thankful to all the Black Katz members in West Hampstead branch, and in particular Alice and Gemma who helped us with courtesy, professionalism and availability to figure out the better option for our requirements. Absolutely excellent service; highly recommend....
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The Agent's fee is absolutely reasonable and proportional with the service they offer to their customers.
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“Emily was friendly, informative, engaging and helpful and not in ......”

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Nov 28,2016
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By: 'AHughes'
Nov 28,2016
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Emily was friendly, informative, engaging and helpful and not in the least bit overbearing or pushy. I would thoroughly recommend her as an agent and want to thank her for all her help!...
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“professional, on time, couldn't ask for much more really. positives: ......”

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Nov 22,2016
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By: 'JEAN-PIERRE JANVIER'
Nov 22,2016
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professional, on time, couldn't ask for much more really. positives: knew the area well, articulated the urgency and situation well negatives: none really - I'm a fuss pot sometimes so if I were to say something negatives its more my problem than his... With that ...
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good
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“We have used Black Katz for a couple of years ......”

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Nov 21,2016
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By: 'Fatima'
Nov 21,2016
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We have used Black Katz for a couple of years now, and they are excellent. They have always found us fantastic tenants, and they are very thorough with their reference checking process. I highly recommend using Black Katz because they are really professional, and I ...
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Good.
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“This has been my first time renting a property through ......”

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Nov 17,2016
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By: 'alicecmoore'
Nov 17,2016
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This has been my first time renting a property through Black Katz and it's been an incredibly smooth and easy process. They kept us fully updated whilst we were negotiating an offer, great communication, and then a very quick turnaround on referencing and pre move-in ...
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“Overall excellent service was provided The staff are friendly and ......”

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Nov 15,2016
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By: 'H'
Nov 15,2016
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Overall excellent service was provided The staff are friendly and informative. Frequent contact to update you on progress which was helpful....
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“This review is from the current tenants at 27 Balcombe Street. ......”

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Nov 15,2016
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By: 'Claire'
Nov 15,2016
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This review is from the current tenants at 27 Balcombe Street. We were really comfortable with Adam Ebraheam and he answered all of our questions when he showed us around the property. He went beyond what the average estate agent would do to ensure that we ...
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The standard fees
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“I have used Black Katz for several years now. The ......”

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Nov 11,2016
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By: 'Michelle Milner'
Nov 11,2016
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I have used Black Katz for several years now. The tenants I have had have been very good. Black Katz has done their work very well as I have never had problems with rent and the tenants are responsible. The flat is rented quickly, the ...
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All the people at the Southwark Borough branch and Michelle Vanderhyde in particular have been exemplary.
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“The staff was really helpfull.They kept me informed during ......”

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Nov 08,2016
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By: 'Antonis'
Nov 08,2016
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The staff was really helpfull.They kept me informed during the whole procedure.I was pleased beacause i was in hurry to find a place and they helped me to move in really fast.I would definitely recommend it to a friend....
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Good
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“It has been a pleasure to work with Black Katz ......”

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Nov 01,2016
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By: 'Ele'
Nov 01,2016
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It has been a pleasure to work with Black Katz and in particular with Emily. She is friendly, really pleasant, patient and has always showed us great options for flats. These options clearly reflected the fact that she listened to our requirements and dislikes....
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I'd say black katz's fees are on the same than Foxton's or similar agencies but you're much much nicer to work with.
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“Emily provided us an excellent service. Informative, extremely courteous and ......”

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Oct 31,2016
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By: 'Joey'
Oct 31,2016
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Emily provided us an excellent service. Informative, extremely courteous and professional, Emily spent a whole morning showing us possible solutions related to our request. Best service in London! Highly recommended....
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“A very smooth experience and a team who helped answer ......”

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Oct 31,2016
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By: 'WPointon'
Oct 31,2016
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A very smooth experience and a team who helped answer all of my questions. I was impressed at the rates they charged, compared to other Estate Agents who were much less helpful....
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Good value for money
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