BlakeStanley
4.9/5, 426 reviews
99% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
94% sales fee satisfaction
96% lettings valuation accuracy
96% lettings fee satisfaction
BlakeStanley are an independent estate agents based on Broadway Market, Chatsworth Road and Balls Pond Road.Offering an efficient, professional and friendly service, we have been dealing with residential and commercial sales, lettings and property management in Hackney, London Fields, Bethnal Green, Victoria Park, Shoreditch, Clapton, Dalston and De Beauvoir ... show more BlakeStanley are an independent estate agents based on Broadway Market, Chatsworth Road and Balls Pond Road.

Offering an efficient, professional and friendly service, we have been dealing with residential and commercial sales, lettings and property management in Hackney, London Fields, Bethnal Green, Victoria Park, Shoreditch, Clapton, Dalston and De Beauvoir for over 10 years.

Our company’s ethos is to provide expert advice and knowledge regarding every aspect of sales and lettings. We pride ourselves on fulfilling maximum customer satisfaction from the very first moment you contact us.

Whether you are a landlord, tenant, purchaser or vendor we know in this hectic city it is never easy and time is at a premium, which is why we are there for you every step of the way. We are as flexible as possible to accommodate your needs and someone will always be happy to help.

Please contact a member of our Team on 020 7254 7554 (Hackney Office), 020 8986 2743 (Clapton Office) or 020 7241 7000 (Dalston Office). We look forward to hearing from you.
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Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 94% £285,000 £1,600,000
Lettings 96% 96% £310 £3,500
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
112 0 160 3 77 2 68 0 3 1
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Great experience...”

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Jun 05,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Geraldine'
Jun 05,2019
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I bought a property recently in Hackney and I have to say that the experience of dealing with Alex and the agency has been superb. I would definitely recommend them! Very responsive and available. Always helpful....
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“Professional and Transparent...”

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May 24,2019
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'Anna'
May 24,2019
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Jodie has been amazing throughout the whole letting process. Myself and a three of my friends have let a property a year ago and Jodie was very helpful and made the whole process clear and easy for us....
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“Incredibly smooth process thanks to Alex...”

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May 16,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Kit Bienias'
May 16,2019
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Alex is an incredibly professional individual who is willing to help even once the occupant has moved into the property!...
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“Great Experience...”

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May 16,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Ryan P'
May 16,2019
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We found Alex really pleasant to deal with. He was friendly and informative when showing us round the property, and was communicative and kept us informed during the negotiations. Especially during the closing stages he was always available to solve any issues that arose....
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“Great service...”

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Mar 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Monica Wolff'
Mar 21,2019
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Alex has been great throughout. Always quick to respond to my queries and chasing when asked, which as usual was necessary as the buyers solicitors definitely needed chasing as they seems to do nothing unless chased....
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I do feel agents fees far outweigh the work put in. This can be seen by the difference in solicitors fees, who I would say work equally as hard if not harder, depending on how quickly a buyer is found.
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“Lilly nailed it...”

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Feb 14,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Chloe Dahl'
Feb 14,2019
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Lilly was the best we could've hoped for. She made a typically annoying process enjoyable and seamless. Blake Stanley all the way!...
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“Reliable Lettings...”

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Jan 09,2019
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'Gemma'
Jan 09,2019
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I have worked with Jodie for several years and she has found 3 very reliable tenants for me during this time - after a nightmare situation with another letting agent. She knows what i'm looking for and works quickly and efficiently to find the right tenants. ...
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“Proactive, Responsive and helpful...”

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Jan 07,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom Newbury'
Jan 07,2019
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Paul at BlakeStanley helped our buy go through with perfect timing. He's quick to respond, and more importantly, proactive in pushing through each step of the process. This gentle pressure helped ensure our purchase went through bang on time, with minimal fuss. To add icing ...
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We bought through BlakeStanley so paid no fees.
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“Great Service...”

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Jan 07,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'PW'
Jan 07,2019
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Paul was friendly and professional throughout in the process of selling our flat. We would highly recommend Paul and Blake Stanley!...
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Matched the most competitive fee we could find
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“They always found a reason to charge additional fees...”

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Dec 17,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Julien'
Dec 17,2018
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I've been living in a flat share for a year - managed by Blake Stanley. They always promptly replied to any change in our flat. Only thing is that whenever we requested something - they charged amounts of around 200 gbp which added up to quite ...
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Not ideal - details explained above.
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“Efficient, accurate, very competent...”

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Dec 04,2018
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'Nelson'
Dec 04,2018
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Jodie is a very accurate and honest agent, it was very easy to reach a deal with her and she allowed me to rent the very good flat I am currently living. I will definitely look for her again when I need to rent or ...
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“Very professional agency...”

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Oct 19,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Juan'
Oct 19,2018
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Worked with Blake Stanley (Matthew) on buying our house. The most professional agency we have come across during our search. Matthew has helped the seller & us achieve smooth communication & a speedy transaction. Very knowledgeable about the Hackney property market. Highly recommended...
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“Outstanding service and results...”

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Oct 15,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Lizzie'
Oct 15,2018
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We recently sold and bought via Blake Stanley on Broadway Market and were extremely happy and satisfied with the service they provided us. What we found so good about Blake Stanley is that they really know what they are doing, they listened to what we ...
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Entirely reasonable and well earned
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“Professional service...”

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Sep 18,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Étienne Soumoy'
Sep 18,2018
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We only have good words for Alex. Our interactions with him were very professional and he proved to know his job inside out...
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“Mr Nice...”

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Sep 18,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tom'
Sep 18,2018
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Blake Stanley generated a huge number of people to see our flat and when a buyer came, they were immensely helpful with all the details. We would recommend them strongly....
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They were well earned.
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“Great service...”

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Sep 17,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Sebastian Nevols'
Sep 17,2018
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We sold our property with BlakeStanley earlier this year. The sale went smoothly with good communication throughout. I found speaking with Alex and Mathew very straightforward and not the typical estate agent patter....
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“Excellent, professional and knowledgeable...”

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Sep 15,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tanita'
Sep 15,2018
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Very pleased with all that I dealt with. Solid team, good advice, good marketing and knowledge of local area and market. Professional and responsive throughout the process. Highly recommend....
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Reasonable
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“Very helpful and responsive...”

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Sep 14,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tim B'
Sep 14,2018
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Matthew at BlakeStanley helped us to buy our first house and throughout the process was incredibly helpful and, importantly, responsive to not only requests and questions related to the seller but also in assisting us with our questions around the process and providing helpful tips ...
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“Excellent...”

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Sep 14,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Eastenders'
Sep 14,2018
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We were extremely happy with Alex and Matthew's helpful and professional communications with us throughout the whole process of selling. They kept us well informed which made the process smoother....
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“Property Purchase...”

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Sep 13,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'millca'
Sep 13,2018
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Blake Stanley representatives were on hand for any questions and always able to take my call. They provided advise and gave us an outline of the process as i am a first time buyer....
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“Excellent and really helpful...”

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Sep 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Dr K'
Sep 12,2018
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I used them to chose and buy my house in London Fields. They were knowledgeable, honest, efficient and helpful. They actively worked to solve the problems that came up and their after care service has been wonderful. They really know their market and they go ...
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The fees were fair and reasonable.
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“a great service...”

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Sep 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Chloe'
Sep 12,2018
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We had a great service from Matthew throughout our sale. He answered all my phone calls and emails promptly and gave sound advice. We have already recommended Blake Stanley to others....
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“Helpful and easy to work with...”

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Sep 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Hannah Lownsbrough'
Sep 12,2018
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BlakeStanley (I dealt primarily with Matthew, and also with Alex) were great to deal with throughout the sale of my home. They were straightforward, honest and responsive when I needed to be in touch. I would recommend them to other people considering selling their homes ...
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Reasonable and in line with what is usual in this locality.
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“Highly recommend...”

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Sep 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Michael Button'
Sep 11,2018
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I sold my property in Dalston through Blake Stanley. I reviewed several other local agents and chose them as they were by far the most realistic and straightforward when it came to valuing my property and discussing the market, plus their fees were competitive. It ...
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“Friendly, responsive and helpful throughout the process...”

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Sep 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Abby'
Sep 11,2018
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Recommended a realistic price and prepared good quality sales materials Offered helpful advice throughout the process Helped us deal with difficult buyers Would have liked to have had some more viewings but overall happy with the price achieved, enabling us to secure the house we ...
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Competitive fees
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“Buy and sell...”

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Sep 11,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'K'
Sep 11,2018
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Blake Stanley assisted me in buying and selling a property. Especially the selling process was a long and time consuming one but they helped me in any way they could. They gave me professional advice and helped me through the stress that sometimes comes with ...
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“A good experience so far....”

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Aug 15,2018
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'Gmoon'
Aug 15,2018
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I have let my flat through Blake stanley. They quickly found me good tenants and made the whole process very easy and straightforward. Most of my dealings have been with Jodie who I have found to be professional honest and efficient. So far, so good, ...
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The fees are transparent
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“Jodie Miners...”

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Aug 09,2018
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'Rupert'
Aug 09,2018
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Jodie was great at quickly finding me a new tenant for my flat. Viewings went really well and the paperwork was done quickly....
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“Fast and reliable...”

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Aug 08,2018
Minithumbup
Jodie
By: 'TomK'
Aug 08,2018
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Jodie was a pleasure to work with. She responded fast and to the point to any queries I had. If I would be looking for an apartment again, I would surely reach out to her again....
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“Great house sale...”

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Jul 09,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Adrian Stannard'
Jul 09,2018
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Paul and the Blake Stanley team were exceptional during a long and protracted flat sale (no fault of their own) - their guidance, service and all round enthusiasm was much appreciated during a stressful period. I struggle to recommend them any higher in terms of ...
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Vendor Fees

Sole Agency Fee 1.8% (1.5%+VAT)
Joint Agency Fee 2.4% (2%+VAT)
Multiple Agency Fee 3% (2.5%+VAT)

Landlord Fees

Please find a full list of our services and fees on our website.
https://www.blakestanley.co.uk/OurFees

Tenant Fees

You will be required to pay a reservation fee equivalent to one weeks rent to secure a property and withdraw it from the market, which will be held during negotiations with the Landlord and whilst your referencing is carried out. Full terms can be found on the reservation receipt given to you at the time of making payment.

Once referencing is complete and successful, your reservation fee will go towards your first rental payment, which is due prior to the commencement of the Tenancy, along with a security deposit equivalent to 5 weeks rent which will be held in a deposit scheme for the duration of the tenancy.

Additional fees are listed below.
Contract default advisory fee (per letter or email or call) £6 (£5+VAT)
Amendments to Tenancy Agreement*** £48 (£40+VAT)
Change of occupant* £48 (£40+VAT) plus referencing costs of replacement occupant
Replacement occupant referencing * £21.60 (£18+VAT) per replacement occupant
*payable by existing occupant
***subject to landlords agreement
Last updated at 19/06/2019, 10:21 AM by Davina Cooper
Kindly note that legally, letting agents need to publish information about their tenancy fees, government-approved redress schemes and client money protection schemes on their website and on third party websites (on which agents are listed). For properties to lease/rent in England, agents need to keep this information up to date and precise on allAgents or specify within the property description.

Complaints Procedure

In order for your concerns to be addressed as efficiently as possible, we would ask that you raise your complaint in writing to the member of staff that you are in direct contact with. Your complaint will be acknowledged within 24 hours of receipt. The person in receipt of the complaint will aim to rectify your concerns within 3 working days of the complaint being made.

If your complaint hasn’t been resolved within 3 working days, it will be escalated to the Department Manager who will aim to resolve your complaint within 10 working days of the original complaint. If your complaint remains unresolved then it will be escalated to the Office Manager.

If the Office Manager is still unable to resolve your complaint within 13 working days of original complaint then it will be escalated to a Director.

The Director will acknowledge your complaint on the date that the complaint is passed to them. The Director will aim to rectify the problem to a satisfactory outcome within 2 working days of them receiving the complaint.

Your complaint should be dealt with within 15 working days of the original complaint, unless exceptional circumstances apply.

We are Members of The Property Ombudsman
If your complaint still remains unresolved then it can be escalated to The Property Ombudsman.

Further information about The Property Ombudsman can be found on their Consumer Guide.
Last updated at 10:40 AM 22/02/2017 by Danica Maynerd

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