Leonard Leese
4.7/5, 676 reviews
95% recommended
94% sales valuation accuracy
96% sales fee satisfaction
96% lettings valuation accuracy
91% 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 94% 96% £65,000 £550,000
Lettings 96% 91% £315 £3,667
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
168 2 324 20 55 1 70 2 27 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

Opening Hours
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
  • Home Builder
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“Professional and Efficient...”

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Jun 28,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
Claudine
By: 'Jayesh'
Jun 28,2024
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Toby and the LL team have been great throughout the process of selling our property. We purchased the property through them, let it through them and eventually sold it through them too - always been a pleasure to deal with you all the way through!...
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Jun 11,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Claudia'
Jun 11,2024
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Several positive experiences renting with the help of Toby. As I have needed different flats in the area, one bed and two bed furnished. Toby has always offered me quality properties with attentive landlords. One of those properties was fully managed so I had more ...
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“I thoroughly recommend Leonard Leese. Much be......”

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Jun 03,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Stephen'
Jun 03,2024
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I thoroughly recommend Leonard Leese. Much better than other letting agents we used in the past and subsequently to sell the property. Toby has been an absolute pleasure to deal with. He is on the ball, dealing with matters promptly and efficiently. It makes such ...
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May 30,2024
Minithumbup
Lenni-Mai
Claudine
By: 'Sean'
May 30,2024
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Had some unexpected complications arise during my tenancy due to a conflict with a neighboring flat and Lenni-Mai and Claudine went above and beyond as my property managers to ensure that my interests were taken care of and the problem was sorted! Would most definitely ...
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“Brilliant experience renting a new property t......”

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May 28,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Karla'
May 28,2024
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Brilliant experience renting a new property through Leonard Leese, with full credit to Toby! The entire process has been extremely smooth, with helpful updates throughout and great response times. Toby has been an amazing point of contact, very friendly and professional service, and always getting ...
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“Toby and all the Leonard Leese staff have bee......”

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May 23,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Mike'
May 23,2024
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Toby and all the Leonard Leese staff have been an enormous help to me. Living remotely from the property they have taken all the pain out of the entire letting and management process. Highly recommended!!!!...
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“Toby was utterly brilliant! He was calm, kind......”

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May 20,2024
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Toby
By: 'Jennifer'
May 20,2024
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Toby was utterly brilliant! He was calm, kind, transparent and extremely helpful. We definitely recommend him. Without hesitation....
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“Great agents...”

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May 17,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'N Bragg'
May 17,2024
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I can't recommend Leonard Leese highly enough! They made selling my apartment an absolute breeze. From start to finish, their team was professional, responsive, and truly went the extra mile. They took care of everything, kept me informed every step of the way, and ultimately ...
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“Smooth, professional, knowledgeable, friendly......”

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May 17,2024
Minithumbup
Toby
Moses
By: 'Nick'
May 17,2024
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Smooth, professional, knowledgeable, friendly service. Know the local market well....
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“Challenging Experience with Leonard Leese, Borough Office...”

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Nov 15,2023
Minithumbdown
By: 'jesus'
Nov 15,2023
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I am writing to share my experience with Leonard Leese, Borough Office, which was unfortunately less than satisfactory. My aim is to provide an honest account of my tenancy to aid future tenants in making an informed decision. Delayed Response to Urgent Repairs: Within a ...
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“Says the things you want to hear but fails to......”

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Nov 13,2023
Minithumbdown
Toby
By: 'Oliver'
Nov 13,2023
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Says the things you want to hear but fails to keep to promises. When I first spoke with Toby I thought he was a nice guy. However, when it actually came to the important aspects of communicating and mediating the process between us (the tenants) ...
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“Kieran was very supportive and understanding ......”

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Oct 19,2023
Minithumbup
By: 'Mo'
Oct 19,2023
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Kieran was very supportive and understanding during our rent process...
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“Very straight forward and efficient would def......”

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Oct 19,2023
Minithumbup
By: 'Hamza'
Oct 19,2023
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Very straight forward and efficient would definitely recommend this agent...
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“We engaged Leonard Leese when we saw an adver......”

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Mar 23,2023
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Martyn & Charlotte'
Mar 23,2023
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We engaged Leonard Leese when we saw an advertised property online, we went to their Borough office and the first person we spoke to was Toby. From the start he was very approachable and knowledgable. From that day everything has been so smooth and much ...
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“Lenni is a very friendly and efficient house manager...”

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Nov 08,2022
Minithumbup
Lenni-Mai
By: 'Linsen'
Nov 08,2022
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Lenni is a very friendly and efficient house manager. Although we have only moved in for half a month, she has helped us with a lot of tricky issues, including repairs and missing furniture. Because of her, the communication process between us and the landlord ...
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By: Mrs Claudine Sanders
Nov 10, 2022
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“Dominic helped two international graduates secure their dream home...”

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Nov 08,2022
Minithumbup
By: 'Karen'
Nov 08,2022
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Dominic helped us (two international graduates) secure a flat we could have only dreamt of. He was kind, helpful and attentive to our specific circumstances. He did an excellent job liaising with the landlord and made the process seemless and smooth. We would highly recommend ...
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By: Mrs Claudine Sanders
Nov 10, 2022
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“I’m living a one bed apartment and the locati......”

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Nov 07,2022
Minithumbup
By: 'Xinli'
Nov 07,2022
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I’m living a one bed apartment and the location is really good. Dominic was being friendly, efficient and helpful the whole time . Everything got sorted within one week since I my offer got accepted by landlord....
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Nov 10, 2022
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“Praises and Recommendation...”

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Nov 05,2022
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Ronnie'
Nov 05,2022
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Toby is always very helpful and responses to my enquiries quickly, and most gratefully all keeps me updated of the progress whenever my property is looking for new tenants. I am very happy with his performance and highly recommend him for lettings and other properties ...
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By: Mrs Claudine Sanders
Nov 10, 2022
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“Moses is incredibly professional and promptly......”

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Nov 04,2022
Minithumbup
Moses
By: 'Federica'
Nov 04,2022
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Moses is incredibly professional and promptly replied to every question I had. He made the whole process easy. Very positive experience....
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Nov 10, 2022
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“Outstanding Service...”

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Nov 02,2022
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Leo'
Nov 02,2022
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Toby has been our letting agent on behalf of Leonard Leese for three years since we moved back to Australia. As a landlord based overseas, one has to rely totally on the skills and integrity of the letting agent to ensure that one's property is ...
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Nov 02, 2022
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“Toby is one of the best ,he has looked after......”

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Nov 02,2022
Minithumbup
Toby
By: '21 Godfrey Court'
Nov 02,2022
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Toby is one of the best ,he has looked after our property for over three years . Everything is done efficiently and he quickly provides answers to any questions that we have . He is a credit to Leonard leese...
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Nov 02, 2022
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“The apartment tour, move in and the whole pro......”

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Nov 02,2022
Minithumbup
Moses
By: 'Pierre'
Nov 02,2022
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The apartment tour, move in and the whole process was smooth. Moses was particularly easy to deal with, and very professional....
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“Toby inspires trust and has been completely s......”

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Oct 31,2022
Minithumbup
Toby
By: 'Terry'
Oct 31,2022
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Toby inspires trust and has been completely straightforward over all our dealings with our 2 properties. It's not so common....
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By: Mrs Claudine Sanders
Nov 02, 2022
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“Chloe has been very helpful and has shown high degree ......”

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Oct 31,2022
Minithumbup
Lenni-Mai
By: 'Yemi'
Oct 31,2022
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Chloe has been very helpful and has shown high degree of professionalism in letting and managing my flat. Chloe's attention to details was fantastic. Keep the good work going. Thanks...
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Appropriate and reasonable
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By: Mrs Claudine Sanders
Nov 02, 2022
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“Very pleased with professional services offer......”

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Oct 31,2022
Minithumbup
By: 'Karan'
Oct 31,2022
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Very pleased with professional services offered by Chloe from Leonard Leese estate agents in borough . Definitely recommend them ....
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Nov 02, 2022
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“We have always been happy with the service fr......”

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Oct 31,2022
Minithumbup
By: 'Hannah'
Oct 31,2022
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We have always been happy with the service from Chloe at Leonard Leese which is why we have stayed with them for many years - thanks Chloe!!...
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Nov 02, 2022
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“Chloe has been excellent to deal with - very ......”

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Oct 31,2022
Minithumbup
By: 'Amit'
Oct 31,2022
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Chloe has been excellent to deal with - very efficient and professional- a great asset to leonard leese. Would highly recommend her!...
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Nov 02, 2022
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“Very helpful with the whole process to and th......”

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Oct 29,2022
Minithumbup
Moses
By: 'Stavros'
Oct 29,2022
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Very helpful with the whole process to and the paperwork. We were able to find him very easily on the phone whenever we needed something...
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“Moses was incredibly helpful, he was very qui......”

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Oct 28,2022
Minithumbup
Moses
By: 'Ella'
Oct 28,2022
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Moses was incredibly helpful, he was very quick to reply to us and helpful with all our questions over phone, email and in person. Moving in was swift and easy and since he has been incredible helpful with any issues or queries we have with ...
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Nov 02, 2022
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“Overall a really positive experience working ......”

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Oct 28,2022
Minithumbup
Moses
By: 'Flo C'
Oct 28,2022
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Overall a really positive experience working with Moses at Leonard Leese! He was especially patient when waiting for info we needed from various third parties and very responsive on email and the phone. Thank you Moses :)...
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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, 12:31 PM 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, 12:31 PM 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, 12:31 PM 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, 12:31 PM 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, 12:34 PM 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, 12:38 PM 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, 12:38 PM 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, 12:38 PM by C Sanders - Manager

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

Arrangement of Legionnaires Certificate.

Last updated on 04/06/2019, 12:40 PM 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, 12:41 PM 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, 12:56 PM 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, 12:43 PM 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, 1:04 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, 12:32 PM 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, 12:32 PM 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, 12:33 PM 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, 12:32 PM 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, 12:32 PM 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, 12:32 PM 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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