Leonard Leese
4.7/5, 564 reviews
96% recommended
93% sales valuation accuracy
96% sales fee satisfaction
95% lettings valuation accuracy
90% lettings fee satisfaction
Established in 2003, Leonard Leese has gained a trusted name for independent estate agents in SE1. Our wealth of local knowledge combined with a hardworking team ensure that our customers receive the highest standards of service not forgetting to mention a warm welcome! show more Established in 2003, Leonard Leese has gained a trusted name for independent estate agents in SE1. Our wealth of local knowledge combined with a hardworking team ensure that our customers receive the highest standards of service not forgetting to mention a warm welcome!
Leonard Leese Specialist Agents in Central London

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 93% 96% £200,000 £550,000
Lettings 95% 90% £315 £3,667
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
134 2 263 12 51 1 68 1 25 7
Areas covered
  • SE1
  • SE11
  • SE16
  • SE17
  • E1
  • EC
  • WC
Address

230 Borough High Street
Southwark,London
Greater London
SE1 1JX
020 7015 1360, 020 7015 1369

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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Excellent Service...”

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Mar 02,2020
Minithumbup
Victoria
Dominic
By: 'Suzie Tombs'
Mar 02,2020
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Excellent Service We've let our SE1 property on full property management with Leonard Leese for more than 10 years and have always received an excellent 5-star service. Victoria has been our main point of contact and she continues to go above and beyond the call of ...
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“Excellent work...”

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Feb 29,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Yassine'
Feb 29,2020
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Quickly got us our offer agreed and managed our moving in into the property very smoothly. Would definitely recommend Dominic....
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“Dominic did his job! Would recommend...”

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Feb 29,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Paul van der Sluijs'
Feb 29,2020
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Dominic did his job! Would recommend Leonard Leese. The place is beautifuland very central. We are enjoying it a lot....
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“Professional and efficient...”

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Feb 29,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Yavor Antonov'
Feb 29,2020
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Was quick and efficient with our application. Got us our flat and made sure we could move in at a date that worked perfectly for us. Impressed with his professionalism, I would highly recommend Dominic....
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“Chloe was lovely to deal with, super quick to......”

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Feb 26,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Anna'
Feb 26,2020
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Chloe was lovely to deal with, super quick to respond and helpful with any queries. She was flexible and accommodating with any requests. A great agency experience, would highly recommend....
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“Dominic was outstanding the way he found a bu......”

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Feb 26,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Charles Akintaro'
Feb 26,2020
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Dominic was outstanding the way he found a buyer for my property. It was a tough time as there was many viewings but he managed to source a buyer who paid the asking price of my property. He kept me updated and kept me positive ...
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“Renting property south london...”

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Feb 25,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Chris Gloyne'
Feb 25,2020
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We used Dominic to view the property we have now signed for. The process was very quick taking only a day to take the property off the market, with a further week for references and signing the formal contract. Dominic was friendly when showing us ...
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“Chloe was helpful and quick to respond...”

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Feb 21,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Matt Tedder'
Feb 21,2020
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Chloe was helpful and quick to respond, both when looking for a flat to rent, and at the time of move in. There were a couple of issues with the flat when we moved in, and Chloe got them sorted out for us quickly, which ...
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Feb 25, 2020
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“Excellent Service...”

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Feb 21,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Daniel Williams'
Feb 21,2020
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Excellent Service for sale of Flat Sold a property through LL and Dominic was a speedy and efficient manager Found a buyer in short time and the sale went through quickly and easily....
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Feb 25, 2020
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“Dominic showed me round in the first instance......”

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Feb 20,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Debbie Haddon-Cave'
Feb 20,2020
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Dominic showed me round in the first instance when I was helping my son and his friend to find a flat. My son's friend had not lived in London at all previously , and we didn't know the area at all either but Dominic made the ...
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Feb 25, 2020
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“Dominic handled the letting of my property very efficiently and ......”

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Feb 20,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'B'
Feb 20,2020
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Dominic handled the letting of my property very efficiently and achieved the asking rent. He was always friendly and responsive. Highly recommended....
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“Quick and smooth service...”

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Feb 20,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'Soodad'
Feb 20,2020
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We found the flat on RightMove and next Day Dominic arranged a viewing, we put the offer straight after we left the flat and Dominic took over from there and we secured the flat next day! This was my first quick and smooth renting experience ...
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Feb 25, 2020
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“Doninic helped us secure the flat we wanted a......”

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Feb 20,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'George Furnish'
Feb 20,2020
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Doninic helped us secure the flat we wanted and made sure everything went smoothly. The whole process took less than two weeks....
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By: Claudine Sanders
Feb 25, 2020
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“Sorted out my move within couple of daysI wa......”

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Feb 19,2020
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Toghrul Taghiyev'
Feb 19,2020
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Sorted out my move within couple of days I was short in time, as my move date in was approaching - worked with Dominic Ogun, who managed to sort out references and move within couple of days, happy with the service. He was also very ...
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By: Claudine Sanders
Feb 25, 2020
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“Toby Bailey - the only agent to consider...”

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Feb 14,2020
Minithumbdown
By: 'Tony Swift'
Feb 14,2020
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I sought Toby Bailey’s advice on selling a nonstandard construction flat expecting on experience of others selling similar flats that it would take 6-12 months to complete. Toby on viewing the flat advised he could sell it at market price almost immediately which I ...
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By: Claudine Sanders
Feb 25, 2020
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“Borough Flat...”

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Feb 14,2020
Minithumbup
Nathan
Victoria
By: 'Kitty'
Feb 14,2020
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As tenants renting in south of London our experience with Leonard Leese is not great. Firstly we were in touch with Nathan and besides everything that was agreed beforehand for the apartment and mentioned repeatedly absolutely nothing was done. So that was disappointing. The house ...
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Feb 25, 2020
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“I like the treatment I received from Chloe fr......”

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Feb 14,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Mzic.'
Feb 14,2020
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I like the treatment I received from Chloe from Leonard Leese. Warm and professional. Always showing sympathy and great communication. I had a previous bad experience with another agent and was reluctant to trust again estate agents but in my own experience you can definitely ...
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Feb 25, 2020
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“These guys are the best...”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Nathan
Chloe
By: 'Sarah'
Feb 13,2020
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We have had our fair share of stressful moves and rude houseing agents or nasty flat mates but honestly I am so thankful for Leonard Leese. They have fully restored my faith in humanity. From the very start when looking for our home they really ...
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“Chloe Dibua is great really helpful. Very res......”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Toby
Chloe
By: 'Gavindeep Singh'
Feb 13,2020
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Chloe Dibua is great really helpful. Very responsive and always offered great advice. She has provided information in a timely manner and ensured the moving in process was smooth. Answered all questions ASAP....
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“Tenancy - Limehouse area...”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'ANTONIOS SIGALAS'
Feb 13,2020
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Chloe was very helpful in collaborating with the Landlord's agency in order to rent an apartment. She was swift to take action for her clients' interests....
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“Quick responses and very helpful answering qu......”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Alastair Hall'
Feb 13,2020
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Quick responses and very helpful answering queries. The tenancy agreement was sorted quickly and the move in was about as smooth as you could expect....
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“Very good service and quick response. When we......”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Alvaro a'
Feb 13,2020
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Very good service and quick response. When we had an issue with the flat the problem was solved immediately. Thanks....
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“Dominic Orgun done a great job in selling m m......”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'STEVEN CRUSE'
Feb 13,2020
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Dominic Orgun done a great job in selling m my property, 8 Bazaley house. He was very patient and tentative and overall got the job done! Good Work...
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“Leonard Leese have been in charge of fully ma......”

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Feb 13,2020
Minithumbup
Claudine
Victoria
By: 'Carina Frie'
Feb 13,2020
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Leonard Leese have been in charge of fully managing my rental property in Bermondsey for the past 12 years. As an overseas Landlord I appreciate their professional and consistent approach. They are reliable and easy to communicate with. I have had no empty periods other than ...
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“Leonard Lease did an excellent job finding ne......”

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Feb 12,2020
Minithumbup
Victoria
By: 'Peter Illingworth'
Feb 12,2020
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Leonard Lease did an excellent job finding new tenants for our flat in SE1 and managing the change of tenancies flawlessly, so that there was no void period. Well done Toby and Victoria ....
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“Chloe - Excellent to deal with...”

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Oct 21,2019
Minithumbup
Chloe
By: 'Kurtis Simon'
Oct 21,2019
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I dealt with Chloe for the majority of the process. I found her extremely professional and helpful. She dealt with my queries quickly. After a slow start, it was a good deal with Chloe and get our rental sorted....
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“Great Service...”

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Sep 20,2019
Minithumbup
Nathan
By: 'Jake'
Sep 20,2019
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Great service - Viewing property was easy with Nathan and we quickly submitted a bid. He handled it all was very easy to get in touch with. Would highly recommend anybody who is looking for an apartment to work with Nathan....
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“Cranworth Gardens, Stockwell...”

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Sep 18,2019
Minithumbup
Toby
Claudine
By: 'Ben Smith'
Sep 18,2019
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I’ve been using Leonard Leese for over four years to rent out my flat. I am really pleased with all aspects of the service and trust their judgement. They find the tenants and manage all aspects of maintenance and keep my flat in a ...
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“It was a pleasure working with Dominic. He w......”

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Sep 10,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Ekaterina Evdokimova'
Sep 10,2019
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It was a pleasure working with Dominic. He was great at dealing with all our queries and was really fast at replying to us if we had further issues. The process was quite clear....
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“My property manager is Jade Webster at Leonar......”

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Sep 09,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Shazid Karim'
Sep 09,2019
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My property manager is Jade Webster at Leonard Leese. She is professional, knowledgeable and conscientious and a great asset to the team. She responds quickly and keeps me up date on all significant issues that may arise. I have no hesitation in recommending her to ...
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Landlord Fees

Let only service
9.6% (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Tenant find only service, equal to 8% + vat.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:31 AM by C Sanders

Full Management Service
18% (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Tenant find and management service equal to 15% + vat

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:31 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
12% (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Tenant find and rent collection service equal to 10% + vat

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:31 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Tenancy Agreement
£180 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Drawing up of tenancy agreement.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:31 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£120 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Arranging of gas certificate for the property.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:34 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£144 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Arranging an Energy Performance Certificate.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:38 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£120 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Register the deposit with The Deposit Protection Scheme or Flatfair Zero Deposit Scheme.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:38 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£90 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Inspection of the property and report provided.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:38 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£120 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Arrangement of Legionnaires Certificate.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:40 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£270 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Full property inventory for a one bedroom property. This will increase by £10.00 for each additional bedroom.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:41 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending
£60 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Arrange a check out at the end of the tenancy.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:56 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Change of Sharer
£300 (inc. VAT), Pay Upfront (Fees are not negotiable)

Let only service only - Where there is a change of tenant during a tenancy, the landlord will pay to the agent a fee of £250.00 + vat in order to facilitate the change of tenant.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:43 AM by C Sanders - Manager


Vendor Fees

Pending
2% (inc. VAT), On Completion (Fees are not negotiable)

Selling your property through Leonard Leese. A fee of 2% will be due upon completion of the sale.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 12:04 PM by C Sanders - Manager


Tenant Fees

Holding Deposit (per tenancy)

One weeks holding deposit is taken to secure the tenancy and will be deducted from the overall move in monies.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:32 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Change of Sharer

Replacement of tenant - A charge of £50.00 (incl of vat) will be due per tenant that is replaced during the tenancy. If there are any further costs incurred by the agent in order to facilitate the change of tenant, these costs will be provided to the tenant and invoices provided to confirm such costs.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:32 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Pending

Where a tenant or tenants break their fixed term agreement, costs incurred by the landlord to re-let the property will be chargeable to the tenants, this will include payment of fees the landlord has paid to Leonard Leese to let the property.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:33 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Lost Keys

Tenants are to pay for replacement keys, fobs or security keys for their property if they are lost or stolen during the tenancy. this also includes mailbox, bicycle sheds, refuse cupboards and car parking.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:32 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Tenancy Deposit

Tenants are to pay a deposit of five weeks rent where the annual rent is under £50,000.00.

If the annual rent exceeds £50,000.00 a maximum deposit of six weeks rent will be due.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:32 AM by C Sanders - Manager

Default Rent Payment

If a tenant/tenants default on their rent payment, interest charges of 3% above the Bank of England base rate in interest on the late payment of rent will be due from the date the payment is missed.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 11:32 AM by C Sanders - Manager

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

No procedure set.
Last updated at 3:26 PM 02/03/2017 by allAgents

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