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    Stephen
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    Jessica
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    Hiten
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    Mari
Estate agents in Camden, Islington, and Highbury, Hotblack Desiato specialises in handling the sale of residential property and is committed to providing a high quality personal service combined with Read full description...Estate agents in Camden, Islington, and Highbury, Hotblack Desiato specialises in handling the sale of residential property and is committed to providing a high quality personal service combined with knowledge and expertise.
Hotblack Desiato

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“Stress free flat hunt in Camden...”

Nov 16,2018
Minithumbup
Ripon
By: 'Venni'
Nov 16,2018
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I should start off by saying I rarely write reviews, but this time I really felt like I had to. Ripon has been extremely helpful throughout the whole process of finding a flat in Camden to finally settling in. After having heard horror stories about ...
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“first timers...”

Nov 16,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
By: 'ralph and mary'
Nov 16,2018
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HotBlack have done a great job of getting on top of our circumstances while we have been in the progress of emigrating and setting our flat up for a tenancy. It hasn't been straight-forward for a number of reasons, but they've worked closely ...
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Better than other high street vendors that we've asked.
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“Great service!...”

Nov 13,2018
Minithumbup
Tom
By: 'Happy Renters!'
Nov 13,2018
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Tom was very professional, prompt with communication and represented us well in our search for a rental property. We were shown a property that had not yet been listed and turned out to be perfect for us. Would recommend working with Tom!...
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Fees comparable with other agents in London. Reference checking was a smooth process so worth the fee.
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“Great agent!...”

Nov 13,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'gabriel'
Nov 13,2018
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I have been using Hotblack for more than a decade to manage a property for me as I live far away overseas. They have always provided good service for me. The managing agents in charge of my property change fairly regularly but Mari has been ...
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Fees are competitive
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“Helpful and Great to Deal With...”

Nov 11,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Steph'
Nov 11,2018
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Both Jessica and Stephen were great to deal with and very helpful. They were quick to answer any questions and made sure the process went as smoothly as possible. I would definitely recommend working with them again....
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“Good service easy to communicate and fast....”

Nov 10,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Andres'
Nov 10,2018
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We received a great service by Stephen and Jessica. Both were very communicative and helpful during all the process. They reply our questions and requests fast....
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“Efficient and helpful...”

Nov 09,2018
Minithumbup
Jessica
Stephen
By: 'Amy'
Nov 09,2018
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After finding a flat we were able to move very quickly due to the efficient handling by Jessica and Stephen. I viewed it the day after contacting them and we moved in less than two weeks later. As promised, the flat was freshly painted with ...
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“Great swift service....”

Nov 09,2018
Minithumbup
Jessica
Stephen
By: 'Islington Landlord'
Nov 09,2018
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Good advice and great swift service they found my tenants quickly. I would recommend Hotblack Desiato in Islington . Thanks You....
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Good
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“Thank you Mari...”

Nov 08,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Philippine'
Nov 08,2018
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Thanks to Mari for her great help and understanding of our situation. So nice to be able to trust our agency when facing an issue....
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“Immediate help...”

Nov 08,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Zaky'
Nov 08,2018
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Mari has been very helpful with issues in property maintenance. When I email her asking for help, she responds immediately and organizes the repair as soon as possible, usually even the same day. I really appreciate her help and responsiveness....
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“Islington Lettings do it again...”

Nov 08,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Lloyd Baker Estate'
Nov 08,2018
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The team at Islington lettings managed to get another great rent and prompt letting of this flat after working with us on two flats to improve their layout and make them more desirable to tenants....
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Good value
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“Professional and efficient, kind and helpful...”

Nov 08,2018
Minithumbup
Stuart
By: 'Quan'
Nov 08,2018
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I am very pleased to have Stuart as my selling agent. He was one of the kindest and most professional agent I have ever met. As a semi-profi property investor I totally recommend him to all fellow owners....
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“Excellent Agents...”

Nov 08,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Jennifer'
Nov 08,2018
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Stephen and Jessica have been very helpful, professional and efficient with letting my property. They provided excellent communication and handle all aspects of the let with no complications. I have nothing but high praise for their professionalism and competency. I would have no hesitation to ...
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Very reasonable, no hidden charges or costs for unnecessary items.
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“Excellent Communication...”

Nov 07,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Lauren Barrett'
Nov 07,2018
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Mari is a real dream to deal with, very communicative and always polite in her responses. Deals with any issues quickly and efficiently....
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“An expert service...”

Nov 07,2018
Minithumbup
Stuart
By: 'Tim Haines'
Nov 07,2018
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I've used Hotblack Desiato, Islington, in all 4 of my property transactions over 34 years and they have never been less than excellent. For our recent sale we chose Stuart of Hotblacks from 3 agents we met and were very pleased we had: he's very experienced, ...
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Worth the money.
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By: Stuart Shiers
Nov 08, 2018
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Hi Tim Many thanks for your review. It is much appreciated. We really enjoyed working with you and wish you the best of luck in your new adventure! ...

“Brilliant agents...”

Nov 06,2018
Minithumbup
Stuart
By: 'Joe B & Jen K'
Nov 06,2018
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We sold our flat through Hotblack Desiato and they were superb from start to finish. Stuart was always available to chat, explained things clearly to us (it was the first time we had sold a property) and put our minds at ease. There were some ...
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the fees were very reasonable.
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By: Stuart Shiers
Nov 06, 2018
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Joe and Jen, Thanks so much for your kind words. We always aim to go that extra mile and I am delighted that our efforts paid off. Best of luck for the future. ...

“Very good agents...”

Nov 03,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Adam'
Nov 03,2018
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I have been using Hotblack Desiato for a property in Islington since early 2012, and have had consistently good experiences with them. They have always found good tenants and secured good rent, been forthcoming with any issues, and have always been very helpful in resolving any ...
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Agent's fees for full-service letting are entirely reasonable.
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“First Tenancy...”

Nov 03,2018
Minithumbup
Jessica
By: 'Yashar'
Nov 03,2018
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Jessica was always attentive, both to my calls and emails. She arranged everything fast, such as contract, inventory arrangement, etc....
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“professional...”

Oct 31,2018
Minithumbup
Jessica
By: 'Sara'
Oct 31,2018
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all staff at HBD have very nice telephone manners and are pleasant to talk to. We dealt in the past with the Highbury branch and due to the positive experience we had, we decided to use their services again. They are very professional....
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as above
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“Management Review...”

Oct 31,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'R Bridgen'
Oct 31,2018
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Mari has been very helpful in unpicking the details of some unexpected bills which I had not approved. She has diligently worked through the emails of a previous employee to provide me with the background to work undertaken....
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I find this agent's fees to be reasonable for the service and surrounding marketplace.
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“Excellent professional service...”

Oct 30,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'mr Nemes'
Oct 30,2018
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I was assisted in my rental property search by Mr. Sanders and Ms. Pinnick and would highly recommend them. They both kept me Informed at all times regarding the entire process, and assisted me in a highly qualified manner whenever their help was needed, all ...
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“Professional yet personable service!...”

Oct 30,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Hughes Family'
Oct 30,2018
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We cannot recommend Hotblack Desiato more! Stephen and Jess, in particular, worked their magic and within a week of asking HD to be our agents the flat was rented out, fantastic service!! The personal service we received was very much appreciated not to mention the ...
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Refreshingly good value to fully manage the flat compared to other London agents!!
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“Prompt and market savvy service...”

Oct 30,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Prime Barnsbury apartment'
Oct 30,2018
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Property let at increased rent within 24 hours. Excellent rent obtained and competition among bidders handled very professionally. Very positive outcome and very pleased with service....
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A balanced approach adopted to fees and I have used HD over many years. I have found them to be commercial.
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“Renting a Property...”

Oct 29,2018
Minithumbup
Stephen
Jessica
By: 'Mark Soundy'
Oct 29,2018
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I am delighted to be able to recommend Hotblack Desiato. They have been highly responsive - we managed to secure our rental property within hours (literally) of viewing it. They have also been more than accommodating - arranging multiple viewings for us whenever asked. They ...
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“Mari review...”

Oct 27,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Aleksander'
Oct 27,2018
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I worked with Mari during my checkout (I moved out of the UK) and it was a please to work with her. Quick, accurate responses and I got all of my security deposit back (minus the check-out inspection fee of course). Highly recommended....
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“Dream Agent...”

Oct 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'A. Howie'
Oct 25,2018
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As someone who rents, when something needs attention in your home it's a nightmare, going between landlord and property management can be tedious but not with Mari. If I have any issues, questions or urgent repairs she is on hand and get's them ...
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“George @ Hotblack N5...”

Oct 17,2018
Minithumbup
George
By: 'David N5'
Oct 17,2018
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I dealt with a number of local agents while looking for a property in a specific timeframe. George at Hotblack N5 was head-and-shoulders above the others who were, at best, okay. George was personable, professional, efficient and resourceful. He was able to field all queries ...
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“Mari review...”

Oct 16,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Daire'
Oct 16,2018
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Mari has been fantastic since she became the agent for our flat. Every time we have an issue she sorts it straight away and is always a pleasure to deal with....
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“Fantastic Experience...”

Oct 14,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'RMUSA'
Oct 14,2018
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Mari has an incredible sense of urgency which underpins her solution-orientated approach. We ran into a couple of issues, which were rectified promptly and due to Mari outstanding personable skills, we were left feeling positive and well taken care of. It is rare that professionals ...
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“All going well...”

Oct 13,2018
Minithumbup
Josh
Mari
By: 'New landlord'
Oct 13,2018
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We're first-time landlords, so we appointed Hotblack as letting and managing agents. All has gone well, and we have found them to be professional and helpful. Josh and George dealt with all the viewings, and found tradesmen to do work at short notice to ...
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Please visit our website www.hotblack.co.uk or call our office on 020 7226 0160 for our fees.
Last updated at 01/09/2017, 9:41 AM by Stuart Shiers

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Last updated at 9:41 AM 01/09/2017 by Stuart Shiers

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