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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

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

“I have rented an apartment through Leonard Leese and have ......”

Dec 06,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Botir Atayev'
Dec 06,2016
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I have rented an apartment through Leonard Leese and have dealt with Nathan Abbey who was very helpful. Really please with his professional attitude. Received a quick and helpful response. Would definitely recommend!...
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good
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“Dominic was very professional at all to times during the ......”

Dec 02,2016
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Dr H'
Dec 02,2016
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Dominic was very professional at all to times during the process. He kept in constant contact and so I was informed at all times with regards the process. Dominic's style of communication is very good as he is adopts a relaxed yet efficient and professional ...
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“Nathan and Leonard Leese provided us with Great Service! The ......”

Nov 16,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Q'
Nov 16,2016
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Nathan and Leonard Leese provided us with Great Service! The viewing was well conducted. They helped us with the referencing and the fees where reasonable. I would recommend them to people based on this....
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“Chris was helpful and supportive through a process in which ......”

Nov 14,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Huw Roberts'
Nov 14,2016
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Chris was helpful and supportive through a process in which we presented him with some problems. He went beyond the call of duty, coming out after hours when our flat keys wouldn't work. He was professional and attentive, giving us sound advice in the turmoil ...
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Comment on agent fees
Acceptable for the current market, and worthwhile in that a good offer was secured.
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“I recently purchased a property through Leonard Leese at the ......”

Nov 14,2016
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Bob'
Nov 14,2016
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I recently purchased a property through Leonard Leese at the Borough Branch and the service I received from the manager Chris and Dominic was exceptional. They were very attentive and made every effort to answer all of our questions throughout the buying process. I am ...
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“Chris was excellent form the outset throughout. Excellent communication, always ......”

Oct 31,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'S Edwards'
Oct 31,2016
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Chris was excellent form the outset throughout. Excellent communication, always looking to progress the transaction and pleasant to deal with. Would highly recommend Chris to anyone looking to sell their property....
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“I've been involved in a few property purchases in the ......”

Oct 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'David Goodall'
Oct 30,2016
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I've been involved in a few property purchases in the past however no one comes close to the service Chris provided us. He helped us through out the whole process at every step, and stepped in when we got into difficulties in areas outside of ...
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Very good.
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“Christopher Daniel is great- I would recommend him again and ......”

Oct 28,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'SK'
Oct 28,2016
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Christopher Daniel is great- I would recommend him again and again. He cares about his clients and he works constantly to achieve the best possible result. He is efficient and trustworthy....
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Good
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“Both Agents were very professional and quick to answer all ......”

Oct 17,2016
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Timmy Y'
Oct 17,2016
1 people found
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Both Agents were very professional and quick to answer all our questions throughout the buying process. They were very engaged with us throughout to see if we were satisfied with their service and made the process much easier for us as buyers....
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good
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“At the second viewing we found our flat. Amazing person, ......”

Oct 12,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Stefania'
Oct 12,2016
1 people found
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At the second viewing we found our flat. Amazing person, very helpful, polite and attendive to our needs. Patient and gave us our times without any kind of pressure. I really recommend it...
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“Very helpful and profession throughout the whole process, from showing ......”

Oct 04,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Nav'
Oct 04,2016
1 people found
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Very helpful and profession throughout the whole process, from showing us the flat through to signing the contract and handing over keys....
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Agent fees a bit steep.
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“After being disappointed by a number of agents previously, I ......”

Sep 13,2016
Minithumbup
Dominic
By: 'Andre'
Sep 13,2016
1 people found
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After being disappointed by a number of agents previously, I was really happy with the service we received from Leonard Leese and in particular Dominic from the Borough High St branch. Although we sold our flat through a different agent, he went out of his ...
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“Toby and Leonard Leese were very helpful when I wanted ......”

Sep 07,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Mike B'
Sep 07,2016
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Toby and Leonard Leese were very helpful when I wanted to rent my property. Toby was very knowledgeable about the market and the whole process went very smoothly. I would definitely recommend!...
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“I'd been in a Leonard Leese-managed property for over 4 years, ......”

Sep 06,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul'
Sep 06,2016
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I'd been in a Leonard Leese-managed property for over 4 years, and never had any problems with the company. Unfortunately, I had to temporarily move out due to problems with the plumbing in the building. As frustrating as that was, Roxanna, and everyone else I'd dealt ...
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“From the very beginning, Sam was very helpful and responsive. ......”

Sep 05,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Agnieszka'
Sep 05,2016
1 people found
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From the very beginning, Sam was very helpful and responsive. Because of Sam the search for the flat, referencing and move in went smoothly and that was a huge relief. Definitely I can highly recommend Sam....
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Comment on agent fees
Reasonable.
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“Once my flat was online it was let under a ......”

Sep 04,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Michelle'
Sep 04,2016
1 people found
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Once my flat was online it was let under a week, i was extremely pleased with the service, I found Harris professional and reliable, always available to answers questions, he also fit around my busy schedule. I also dealt with Sam and found Sam also ...
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Good
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“Sam is really helpful - great at finding good tenants ......”

Aug 30,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Nikhil'
Aug 30,2016
1 people found
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Sam is really helpful - great at finding good tenants and providing excellent ongoing service. He regularly goes over and above. Highly recommended....
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Comment on agent fees
Fees are reasonable
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“Sam was a fantastic ambassador for your Company friendly and ......”

Aug 25,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Nigel Butcher'
Aug 25,2016
1 people found
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Sam was a fantastic ambassador for your Company friendly and enthusiastic. It was refreshing to deal with an Estate Agent who's staff actually called you back when they said they would, responded quickly to email or SMS and saw the whole process through speedily and ...
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Comment on agent fees
Ok the going rate
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“Chris at Leonard Leese is a helpful, friendly, no nonsense, ......”

Aug 19,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Kieran'
Aug 19,2016
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Chris at Leonard Leese is a helpful, friendly, no nonsense, no pressure estate agent who was a pleasure to deal with during our recent purchase. When we hit some leasehold related stumbling blocks Chris stepped in and ensured that the right people were talking to ...
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“I am a first time landlord and Toby made the ......”

Aug 19,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Allan Wilkinson'
Aug 19,2016
0 people found
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I am a first time landlord and Toby made the process of getting set up very clear and straightforward. A prospective tenant backed out at the last minute but he kept me informed and was able to secure new tenants straight away. Very pleased with ...
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Comment on agent fees
Fees were as expected (no surprises so far which is great) and I believe they are competitive compared with others I have seen.
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“Very friendly, pretty fast to respond to emails, gave us ......”

Jul 31,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Sarah'
Jul 31,2016
1 people found
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Very friendly, pretty fast to respond to emails, gave us good advice on when the best time to look for a flat was....
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Comment on agent fees
Felt they were pretty reasonable compared to other estate agents' fees.
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“Having purchased an apartment through Leonard Leese I went on ......”

Jul 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'SW'
Jul 29,2016
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Having purchased an apartment through Leonard Leese I went on to use them to rent this property out. In the 4 year since, all staff but especially Jordan have been extremely approachable and courteous, they have been very proactive in sourcing great candidates and then in ...
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Competitive and good value for money
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“As a new tenant, i could not recommend Toby enough ......”

Jul 22,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Timour'
Jul 22,2016
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As a new tenant, i could not recommend Toby enough - he was most helpful, responsive and understanding. 100% recommended, he will get you the best deal!...
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Very responsive, flexible and understanding
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“We rented through Leonard Leese for the last three years. ......”

Jul 19,2016
Minithumbup
Mark
Claudine
By: 'Maria'
Jul 19,2016
0 people found
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We rented through Leonard Leese for the last three years. All the staff are friendly and helpful. Mark ensured that all problems were resolved very quickly. In one instance he managed to get a plumber out late on a Friday night within a few hours ...
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“Firstly, I must say that we heartily recommend Leonard Leese, ......”

Jul 08,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'LN - Leonard Leese Landlord'
Jul 08,2016
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Firstly, I must say that we heartily recommend Leonard Leese, particularly as we had two very bad experiences with letting agents in the past. Both times resulted in us removing our property from those past agents as they were happy to take our money but ...
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We are pleased that the agents work hard to earn their fees.
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“Sam is really helpful, with essential skills and knowledge, answer ......”

Jul 04,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Xiaoyong zheng'
Jul 04,2016
1 people found
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Sam is really helpful, with essential skills and knowledge, answer my questions patiently. dealing things efficiently. he is a nice man, I strongly recommend him....
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Good
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“I rented property for 8 years and I was very happy ......”

Jun 29,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'GM'
Jun 29,2016
0 people found
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I rented property for 8 years and I was very happy with the agent also they provided a good service ....
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Was very good , reasonable fees I had for my rent .
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“I have had number of properties with Leonard Leese and ......”

Jun 29,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Botir Atayev'
Jun 29,2016
0 people found
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I have had number of properties with Leonard Leese and must say that their service has always been spot on. Really quick in response and resolving issues, always helpful attitude. Very positive staff. Would definitely recommend. Thanks, Botir...
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good
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“My experience with this agency was grateful. They are very ......”

Jun 27,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Toby Bailey'
Jun 27,2016
0 people found
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My experience with this agency was grateful. They are very frendly, patient and could interpret my dream. I really recomend Leonard Leese....
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Comment on agent fees
Reasonable
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“I was looking for a 1 bedroom flat to let and ......”

Jun 21,2016
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Leda Santandrea'
Jun 21,2016
0 people found
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I was looking for a 1 bedroom flat to let and I was very well served by Leonard Leese. They answered my inquiries prompt and scheduled a property viewing quickly. The communication during the whole process was very good and I could get a good deal ...
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The fees are reasonable
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Areas covered
  • SE1
  • SE11
  • SE16
  • SE17
  • E1
  • EC
  • WC

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124 2 241 11 48 0 68 1 24 7

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 needs 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 needs to keep this information up to date and precise on allAgents, either in the Fees Tab Section on your profile page or within the property description.

Complaints Procedure

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