Black Katz
4.3/5, 525 reviews
86% recommended
93% lettings valuation accuracy
91% 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% 91% £310 £9,000
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
75 3 338 64 0 1 0 0 37 7
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“My partner and I have been letting property through Black ......”

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Aug 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Tess K'
Aug 25,2016
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My partner and I have been letting property through Black Katz for 20yrs and 10yrs respectively and can happily highly recommend them to other landlords without any hesitation. Paul also has the interests of tenants in mind, and I can vouch for this, he will ...
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I believe the fees are commensurate with other letting agents in the areas of North London for whom Black Katz cater. Service industries deserve to succeed as much any business with tangible product in my thinking.
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“Having worked as an estate agent myself I was astounded ......”

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Aug 23,2016
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By: 'CharlotteMoseley'
Aug 23,2016
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Having worked as an estate agent myself I was astounded by how professional and helpful Black Katz were. After my first conversation with Aidan he took time to get to know me and about our search. He then showed us properties that matched our requirements ...
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“Emma was very helpful with regards to any queries that ......”

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Aug 11,2016
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By: 'Vincent Straub'
Aug 11,2016
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Emma was very helpful with regards to any queries that were raised by me or any of the other tenants. She was also responsive to any emails we sent. The only drawback was that we had been told a second viewing of the house would ...
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“Caley has been super helpful from start to finish. Always ......”

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Aug 03,2016
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By: 'Stef'
Aug 03,2016
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Caley has been super helpful from start to finish. Always available and nothing was ever too much trouble. Recommended highly....
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Agents fee's are standard with this kind of tenancy process.
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“Gary was thorough, helpful and proactive innmy flat search. Understoof ......”

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Aug 02,2016
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By: 'JaiD'
Aug 02,2016
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Gary was thorough, helpful and proactive innmy flat search. Understoof my requirements and found suitable options on that basis. Not like other agents who spam you with irrelevant lets just to secure the deal. Eventually let through them and very happy with the flat. Would ...
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Seem a bit steep but i believe this is the going rate.
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“Will was so helpful throughout the process and helped to ......”

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Aug 01,2016
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By: 'Becky'
Aug 01,2016
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Will was so helpful throughout the process and helped to make a stressful time easier and more straightforward. He gave us early notification of the property which really helped and he kept in regular contact with me throughout. He was highly approachable and friendly and ...
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Fees have gone up a considerable amount they were around ‚£100 a year ago and now most are around ‚£150 black katz were the most expensive. Open rent where you deal with landlords directly charge only ‚£20 for fees. I know you need to make money for your service but it seems a big leap from last year and is one of the priciest.
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“I have been coming to Black Katz every year since ......”

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Jul 20,2016
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By: 'Leila'
Jul 20,2016
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I have been coming to Black Katz every year since I moved to London. This is the 8th year and the fourth flat which they have helped me find. The agents, management and admin staff are all very friendly, professional, efficient and understanding. Unlike other ...
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The fees are reasonable considering how quick and hassle free the process is
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“I have been using Black Katz to let my properties ......”

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Jul 19,2016
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By: 'Mich'
Jul 19,2016
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I have been using Black Katz to let my properties in Crouch End for more than 10 years. Recently 2 of my flats became available and as usual Black Katz have done a great job finding me great tenants. Alex actually found me both tenants in very ...
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“Myself and 3 friends were looking for a student property to ......”

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Jul 18,2016
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By: 'Chloe'
Jul 18,2016
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Myself and 3 friends were looking for a student property to rent this coming September. The agents were very active in looking for a property and found us something perfect very quickly. For that I would like to thank Gary and Aidan. However there were some ...
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The holding fee is a strange concept as no other agents ask for this when potential tenants make an offer on the property.
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By: Andrew Black
Jul 25, 2016
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Chloe, I am sorry that you have felt the need to complain. We work very hard at ensuring there is good communication with all parties. If you can please provide more information then we will fully investigate. On your comment regarding the Holding Fee I am slightly confused as this to my knowledge is common to every London agent I am aware of; one weeks holding deposit to secure the property which is then offset against the initial monies of 1st months rent and deposit. i look forward to hear ...

“Thanks to Ermias for the friendly and honest service. It ......”

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Jul 08,2016
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By: 'Nathan'
Jul 08,2016
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Thanks to Ermias for the friendly and honest service. It was a hassle free and easy process - we are very happy with the flat. Cheers...
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Reasonable.
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“Firstly I would like to thank Ermias to find us ......”

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Jul 07,2016
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By: 'Recommended'
Jul 07,2016
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Firstly I would like to thank Ermias to find us the flat we were looking for. He was friendly and helpful and always ready to answer to our questions. I recommend Blackkatz to everyone is looking for a new flat....
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“It is very difficult to find an apartment and thanks ......”

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Jun 02,2016
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By: 'Julia'
Jun 02,2016
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It is very difficult to find an apartment and thanks to Claudio of the Black Katz West Hamstead agency I visited different apartments that fit my criteria. Thanks to him and to his agency I could find an apartment in one day in the neighborhood ...
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Agent's fee are reasonable 170 pound and the service is really good.
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“House-hunting in London can be a true nightmare. Getting in ......”

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May 30,2016
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By: 'Vania'
May 30,2016
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House-hunting in London can be a true nightmare. Getting in touch with Blackkatz in West Hampstead has been a blessing. Claudio and Gemma have been great all along! I have found my place, gone through reference check and signed the agreement in less than 24 hrs. ...
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Fees are fair and clearly stated on papers
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“It was our first time renting. We were fairly nervous ......”

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May 17,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Aaron C'
May 17,2016
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It was our first time renting. We were fairly nervous and kind of clueless. But the black Katz team in the crouch end office did everything for us. They made the move very easy and were more than happy to answer and queries we had....
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Good considering all the work they did for us
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“I like Caley's technic. He listens and understands the need. ......”

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May 10,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sarah'
May 10,2016
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I like Caley's technic. He listens and understands the need. So he will know what you would like or not so you don't waste your time by going on multiple viewings. He is also very funny!...
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“We've initially dealt with Raj, who was extremely helpful and ......”

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May 06,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sander'
May 06,2016
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We've initially dealt with Raj, who was extremely helpful and let us view the apartment twice before we decided that we did indeed want the flat (he found it for us after telling him what we were looking for, and it was spot-on the first ...
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There were no agents fees due to a promotion they had going on. And that really did mean no fees; nothing hidden or shady.
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“While other agents were offering tiny places for an enormous ......”

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Mar 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Anna C.'
Mar 30,2016
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While other agents were offering tiny places for an enormous amount of money –claiming that this is the renting market in NW1 and I wouldn't be able to find better options–, Black Katz found for me a two bed flat with the best quality/price ...
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“Gemma has been very kind and very keen on every ......”

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Mar 20,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'emas'
Mar 20,2016
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Gemma has been very kind and very keen on every aspect. She has been fast answering to all the queries I had, a perfect intermediary between me and the landlord....
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“Very helpful, not too pushy and gave good advice. Would ......”

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Mar 07,2016
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By: 'Kim'
Mar 07,2016
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Very helpful, not too pushy and gave good advice. Would recommend for anyone looking for a house! Thanks very much Caley....
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“Fresh off the boat (I'm from Australia), this was the ......”

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Feb 29,2016
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By: 'Would Recommend!'
Feb 29,2016
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Fresh off the boat (I'm from Australia), this was the first agency I visited and I ended up renting the very first property shown to me. Daniel and Nik (hope I got this right) were great - very helpful and flexible and without them, I ...
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“I have worked with Black Katz in order to find ......”

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Feb 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Astig Mandalian'
Feb 25,2016
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I have worked with Black Katz in order to find a studio for myself. They are very professional, and can say I am very happy with how fast everything went. I am able to move in within just a couple of days after first making ...
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“I've got in touch with BlackKatz Camden because I was ......”

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Feb 23,2016
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By: 'Niko'
Feb 23,2016
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I've got in touch with BlackKatz Camden because I was looking for a property in that area. You can find a lot of lettings agencies on Parkway, but I stuck with these guys because I found myself in very supportive and helping hands. The lettings ...
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The agency fee was in the usual range of lettings agencies
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“Very good service, Michelle has been helping us since we ......”

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Feb 19,2016
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By: 'Italian Tenant'
Feb 19,2016
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Very good service, Michelle has been helping us since we visited the apartment. She's still willing to help and very responsive if we have any problems in the flat and the managing agent is not available....
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“I am very happy to have Black Katz as my ......”

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Feb 07,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Majo Prieto'
Feb 07,2016
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I am very happy to have Black Katz as my letting agents. The team lead by Michal has been a very helpful and friendly crew. They guided me through all the processes and they answered any doubt I had. I am specially delighted by the ...
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“Fantastic service and a nice laid back attitude. Not trying ......”

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Feb 06,2016
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By: 'LudJul'
Feb 06,2016
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Fantastic service and a nice laid back attitude. Not trying to oversell, but rather guiding you to the correct flat. They were very open to what we wanted rather than trying to sell us flats we didn't want - or waste time showing them to ...
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“I have dealt with probably over 30 agents since moving to ......”

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Feb 05,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'James'
Feb 05,2016
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I have dealt with probably over 30 agents since moving to London and it's no exaggeration to say that Malcolm is the best of the lot. He's just genuinely looking to find you a perfect place. He doesn't push you into anything like so many agents, ...
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“They were very helpful and speedy handling of requests. I ......”

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Feb 04,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'A Duncan'
Feb 04,2016
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They were very helpful and speedy handling of requests. I would recommend Black Katz to anyone looking to rent. Thanks again...
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“I can't say enough good things about Black Katz and ......”

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Jan 21,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'mattheworbit'
Jan 21,2016
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I can't say enough good things about Black Katz and the service and assistance we received. Gary and Michael from the West Hampstead Office, and Cristina, Will and the manager (I'm sorry, I can't remember your name) were really truly fantastic and helpful, going way ...
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“We use the tenant finding service for our four NW3/......”

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Jan 14,2016
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By: 'Lynton'
Jan 14,2016
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We use the tenant finding service for our four NW3/NW8 London properties. Always prompt and always efficient with solid admin backup. Void periods are minimized. We have found no other agent comes anywhere near as good on any measure....
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Pretty much on a par with the market and definitely value for money when it comes with the high standard of service.
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