Black Katz
4.3/5, 548 reviews
86% recommended
94% 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 94% 90% £310 £9,000
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
77 3 356 66 0 1 0 0 37 8
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  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“I have been using Black Katz to let my properties ......”

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Jul 19,2016
Minithumbup
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
Minithumbup
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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Good
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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
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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
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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
Minithumbup
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
Minithumbup
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
Minithumbup
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
Minithumbup
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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“From the very beginning, Malcolm was very friendly and understanding ......”

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Jan 14,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sonia'
Jan 14,2016
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From the very beginning, Malcolm was very friendly and understanding of my situation. Once I gave him the specifications, he immediately offered the best flat he had on the market and stayed true to his words. Many estate agents I have worked with oversold their ...
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“Gemma, the contact that we dealt with, was very informative ......”

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Nov 19,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'natalia'
Nov 19,2015
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Gemma, the contact that we dealt with, was very informative and friendly. We knew that we would have to make a decision quickly and Gemma gave us all the documentation that we needed as soon as the initial offer deposit was made....
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“We initially enquired to Black Katz Crouch End with an ......”

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Nov 13,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Steve Hopewell'
Nov 13,2015
1 people found
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We initially enquired to Black Katz Crouch End with an email via the website, at the same time we emailed several other agents.Not only were BK the only ones to respond, the speed and quality of their response was exceptional. William dealt with a ...
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Nothing relevant to add to the above comment, the service was exceptional so I have no idea what we paid!
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“Firstly I would like to thank Will for finding us ......”

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Nov 12,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Nicola'
Nov 12,2015
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Firstly I would like to thank Will for finding us our flat. We're really pleased with it & have settled in nicely. Will was super friendly & went above and beyond expectancies of an estate agent. It's not always easy to leave work on time/early. I'd ...
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“My previous agent had let me down so I decided ......”

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Nov 05,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'MC'
Nov 05,2015
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My previous agent had let me down so I decided to give Black Katz a try and I couldn't be more pleased. They were extremely responsive every step of the way and nothing was too much trouble. They found me two lovely tenants and the ...
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“Black Katz have been managing the rental and maintenance of ......”

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Nov 02,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Di'
Nov 02,2015
1 people found
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Black Katz have been managing the rental and maintenance of my property for aprox 9 years. They provide great advice and I don't need to worry about missing changes in the law for landlords as they keep me well informed. Dara is the main person I ...
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