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
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“Black Katz are simply the worst estate agents I have ......”

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Sep 21,2013
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By: 'Annoyed'
Sep 21,2013
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Black Katz are simply the worst estate agents I have ever come across. Whilst they were attentive and friendly in showing us properties once the contract was signed we could never get hold of anyone. we had no electricity for 4 days and they wouldnt put ...
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By: Andrew.
Sep 23, 2013
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We are sorry that you have felt the need to complain. We want all our tenants and landlords to be happy with the service they receive and work very hard at this which is why we get so many positive reviews. If you can please forward your property address we will look into matters ASAP. Again, we are sorry that you have felt the need to complain. We look forward to hearing from you. Regards, ANDREW BLACK ...

“I took over a room in a property rented out ......”

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Sep 19,2013
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By: 'MG'
Sep 19,2013
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I took over a room in a property rented out by Black Katz last year. There was about 2 months left on the contract when I took it over - the previous tenant had told me this but Black Katz never mentioned it. At the time, ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Given me my deposit back!
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MG, I am sorry that you have had reason to complain. We work very hard at customer sevice which is why we get so many positive reviews. Please provide your property adrress and we will look into matters ASAP. Again, my apologies that you felt the need to complain. We look forward to hearing from you. Regards, ANDREW BLACK ...

“We were working to a very tight deadline - we ......”

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Sep 13,2013
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By: 'Fiona'
Sep 13,2013
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We were working to a very tight deadline - we had about a week to find a property - and Dara at Black Katz, Crouch End, was not only understanding of this fact but went out of her way to help us find somewhere that ...
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“We ended up putting our house on with three lettings ......”

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By: 'Jim Godfrey'
Sep 13,2013
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We ended up putting our house on with three lettings agents, including two of the more fancy 'Crouch End' agencies but to their credit Black Katz were the team that came through and rented our house before we left for the US. They found us ...
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“This is the second time I have rented through black ......”

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Sep 11,2013
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By: 'Peter Summers'
Sep 11,2013
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This is the second time I have rented through black Katz, Chris was manager of the branch both times. I have found him and his team to be a very friendly and helpful bunch. I wouldn't use any other agency, they are communicative and trustworthy, ...
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“I Found Black Katz very helpful and professional in my ......”

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By: 'Stuart Moore'
Sep 11,2013
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“Black Katz showed us our property as a last minute ......”

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Sep 09,2013
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By: 'LS'
Sep 09,2013
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Black Katz showed us our property as a last minute viewing on a Friday evening and the property was perfect. They knew exactly what we wanted and the house had only been on the market a few hours - that I cannot fault. However, we ...
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What agent could do to change your mind?
Far better customer service. We felt as though we shouldn't be asking questions, that they didn't want to speak to us and we were a hassle they couldn't be bothered to deal with/didn't want to deal with.
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By: Andrew
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Nic, Thanks for your email but to look into matters we really need the property adreess. Look forward to hearing from you. Regards, ANDREW BLACK ...

“I recently rented a flat from Black Katz, and I ......”

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Sep 03,2013
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By: 'JC'
Sep 03,2013
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I recently rented a flat from Black Katz, and I must say that the agent was awesome, George was attentive, helpful and a credit to the organisation. Once everything was signed however and I was handed over to the management team the problems started. The ...
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“We were looking for a place to stay in London. ......”

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Aug 27,2013
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By: 'Tim'
Aug 27,2013
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We were looking for a place to stay in London. Since we were moving from Germany to UK, everything was pretty new to us, especially the high turnover rates of London lettings market. Black Katz selected a nice collecting of properties and the agent made ...
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“Excellent estate agents that have a wide variety of properties ......”

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Aug 24,2013
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By: 'tailyour'
Aug 24,2013
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Excellent estate agents that have a wide variety of properties across central locations in central London. A very convenient way to bypass the behemoths like Foxtons and their extortionate agency fees. BlackKatz require a security deposit (equivalent to two weeks rent) up front when you ...
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“The service provided by both Michael and Michelle was excellent. ......”

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Aug 24,2013
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By: 'Ellie Shepherd'
Aug 24,2013
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The service provided by both Michael and Michelle was excellent. Michael took time to understand what we wanted as tenants and took the time to show us a wide variety of properties within our budget. As there was a short time between the offer being ...
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“Christopher has always provided us with excellent tenants, well suited ......”

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Aug 16,2013
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By: 'Mrs Gammalleri'
Aug 16,2013
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Christopher has always provided us with excellent tenants, well suited to the property that we let, without any problems arising during the tenancy. I would fully recommend their services....
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“BlackKatz were very organized and efficient. The agents really helped ......”

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Aug 16,2013
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By: 'Eva Abbott'
Aug 16,2013
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BlackKatz were very organized and efficient. The agents really helped us, as students, and explained each step of the way (costs, procedures, etc). Franck was especially great...friendly and honest, and helpful. Thank you!...
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“As a student looking for accommodation in London it's great ......”

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Aug 09,2013
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By: 'Raeman27'
Aug 09,2013
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As a student looking for accommodation in London it's great to meet staff at a letting agent who can keeps things professional whilst also making you feel comfortable and not under pressure in the slightest. I met Sonia when I was viewing the property which ...
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“Few months ago me and my partner started looking for ......”

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Aug 05,2013
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By: 'Lubena & Troy'
Aug 05,2013
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Few months ago me and my partner started looking for a place.First thing we did is to register with as many agencies as we could so we could find the perfect place we could call home.After being let down and extremely disappointed by ...
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“Estate Agents on a whole often have a poor reputation ......”

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Jul 22,2013
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By: 'Leanne'
Jul 22,2013
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Estate Agents on a whole often have a poor reputation however these guys certainly could teach the rest a thing or too. It was a pleasure dealing with them. Would highly recommend....
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“Eli Altman showed me five properties in Northwest London at ......”

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Jul 16,2013
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By: 'Lee Hill'
Jul 16,2013
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Eli Altman showed me five properties in Northwest London at short notice and during a tight frame. I was impressed by his calm, courtesy and straighforward approach. He was also not pushy and answered my questions clearly. As a representative for his agency, he definitely ...
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“Black Katz were a pleasure to work with - really ......”

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Jul 15,2013
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By: 'anna'
Jul 15,2013
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Black Katz were a pleasure to work with - really friendly and positive - they gave us the heads up on a flat before it went on the market and negotiated a great rent for us that we are really happy with. Lauren and Caley ...
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“I must say that I am utterly satisfied with all ......”

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Jul 15,2013
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By: 'Giacinto Colicci'
Jul 15,2013
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I must say that I am utterly satisfied with all James did to help us find a flat. He was effecient and professional and I must thank him for having got the flat that I was looking for such long time....
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“This estate agents was fantastic, could not have been more ......”

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Jul 03,2013
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By: 'Jossmi'
Jul 03,2013
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This estate agents was fantastic, could not have been more helpful from the word go. After emailing them one evening along with several other estate agents, they were the first to call in the morning and the person calling (George) was so helpful, I turned ...
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“Really impressed with the professionalism shown by everyone at this ......”

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Jul 01,2013
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By: 'Amanda'
Jul 01,2013
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Really impressed with the professionalism shown by everyone at this branch. Michael knew what we wanted, was prepared, and found us a home within two hours. I would highly recommend Black Katz to anyone looking to relocate to London....
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“The service was extremely fast and professional. Communication with the ......”

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Jun 30,2013
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By: 'Grace'
Jun 30,2013
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The service was extremely fast and professional. Communication with the agent was smooth and queries dealt with very quickly. Very impressed with their service....
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“My cousin and I were looking to rent a property ......”

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Jun 28,2013
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By: 'Amy lindsay'
Jun 28,2013
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My cousin and I were looking to rent a property and we were being extremely fussy with certain criteria! James went above and beyond to ensure that our needs were met! He ensured that we did not waste out time looking at properties that wouldn't ...
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“These guys are great to work with. James, who I ......”

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Jun 26,2013
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By: 'Chris Gibson'
Jun 26,2013
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These guys are great to work with. James, who I consulted with, was very very helpful. When a property became available that he thought matched our requirements, he let us know quickly. He and the rest of the team are knowledgeable, friendly and professional. You ...
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“The agents at Black Katz we're very helpful throughout. From ......”

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Jun 26,2013
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By: 'OliverDHead'
Jun 26,2013
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The agents at Black Katz we're very helpful throughout. From firstly managing to reduce our weekly rent from £550 to £470 a week (between 3 of us). Secondly, they were pleasant and helped us throughout the whole process. They were very informative and provided us with the information ...
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“We have dealt with a number of agents in the ......”

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Jun 18,2013
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By: 'Al'
Jun 18,2013
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We have dealt with a number of agents in the past and have generally not been impressed. Black Katz West Hampstead were superb in getting us all to see the place asap. Thanks to James for helping with that and to Paul for making the ...
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“The guys at Black Katz could not have been more ......”

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Jun 14,2013
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By: 'Lucy'
Jun 14,2013
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The guys at Black Katz could not have been more helpful. They showed us two properties which were both great, listened carefully to our requirements and negotiated in a fair and transparent way. They worked with us to make sure we were happy, and despite ...
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“We have been dealing with Black Katz for some time ......”

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Jun 13,2013
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By: 'Rupert (B H Hindocha)'
Jun 13,2013
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We have been dealing with Black Katz for some time now and on each occasion have found them very efficient in their dealings with matter of finding new tenants, obtaining references etc. I have also found them very professional at negotiating rent proving updates at ...
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“Dara was lovely, friendly and extremely helpful in helping us ......”

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Jun 07,2013
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By: 'beccaa11'
Jun 07,2013
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Dara was lovely, friendly and extremely helpful in helping us find a property. Unlike other agents in the area she understood our budget and explained what we could get for our money. She showed us round a variety of properties and really took on board ...
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“I recently used the agency to locate a potential property ......”

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Jun 06,2013
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By: 'Daniel Perks'
Jun 06,2013
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I recently used the agency to locate a potential property for rental. We were dealt with by Dara Madden, who is frankly the most impressive estate agent I have ever come across in both this recent and all my past property searches. We arrived at ...
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