Spencer James Residential
4.8/5, 202 reviews
99% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
85% sales fee satisfaction
100% lettings valuation accuracy
99% lettings fee satisfaction
Spencer James Residential specialises in all aspects of residential lettings, sales and property management in the prime development area of the Docklands, East London. Formed in 2002 and headed by James Bisset, our qualified team has over 40 years combined experience in the property industry. We match the most suitable properties to ... show more Spencer James Residential specialises in all aspects of residential lettings, sales and property management in the prime development area of the Docklands, East London. Formed in 2002 and headed by James Bisset, our qualified team has over 40 years combined experience in the property industry.

We match the most suitable properties to our clients’ requirements through our network of institutional and private contacts. Individual property owners, institutional investors and landed estates come to us for a personal, independent service aimed at maximising returns by attracting and retaining high calibre, reliable tenants.

We’re serious about the pivotal role we play between our landlords and tenants; buyers and sellers. Our clients are assured in the knowledge that we work under an approved code of practice, due to our memberships with recognised industry bodies including: the Association of Residential Lettings Agents (ARLA); the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA); and the Property Ombudsman (Sales and Lettings).

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 85% £163,000 £582,500
Lettings 100% 99% £900 £2,500
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
55 0 98 1 15 0 26 0 6 1
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Property was let very quickly with long stand......”

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Jan 12,2021
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Kent O'
Jan 12,2021
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Property was let very quickly with long standing tenants; Guidance and advise was provided throughout from start to finish as I was a first time landlord. Highly recommended....
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“A brilliant service, very friendly, always he......”

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Sep 26,2020
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Andrew'
Sep 26,2020
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A brilliant service, very friendly, always helpful, honest advice, found excellent tenants very quickly and took on all the hard work all for a very fare fee. I believe also provided the tenants with excellent service....
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“Spencer James is an agency that is very under......”

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Aug 03,2020
Minithumbup
By: 'Noar'
Aug 03,2020
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Spencer James is an agency that is very understanding. Everyone who works there listen to you and are very helpful....
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“Excellent agency!!...”

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Jul 21,2020
Minithumbup
Andreas
Ashleigh
By: 'Vay'
Jul 21,2020
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I have been with Spencer James for 9 years and they have never failed to deliver. Andy is friendly, efficient and reliable. His professionalism and attitude has brought us great tenants and nothing seems too much trouble for him. I would highly recommend SJ!...
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“Great team, excellent customer service. Spec......”

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Nov 07,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Vinod'
Nov 07,2019
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Great team, excellent customer service. Special thanks to Andy for his professionalism and dedication. He's always there to help even beyond the call of his duty....
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“Spencer James Estate Agents...”

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Nov 01,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'James'
Nov 01,2019
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Helpful staff with quick responses should you need anything. They find properties suitable for you at the best value for money....
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“5 star service...”

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Oct 31,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Bruno'
Oct 31,2019
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I have been with us agency for 5 years and they have never let me down on any occasion. They are approachable and understanding, and very quickly come to your help when needed. Andy in particular was very knowledgeable and friendly to deal with. Strongly recommend!...
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“I rented an apartment through the agency and ......”

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Oct 29,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Olawale'
Oct 29,2019
1 people found
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I rented an apartment through the agency and got good professional service. They answer calls immediately and are very professional. They were also able to resolve the few issues I had quickly. Andy is exceptional and very helpful in making my settling into the area ...
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“The best letting manager...”

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May 09,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Crystel'
May 09,2019
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Andy was very helpful and he ensure that our property documentation would go smoothly. He is the best , he always check up on us how we doing and he is a person who cares for their tenant!! Very thankful...
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They deserve all the fees !!
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“Amazing Agent...”

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Apr 12,2019
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'CP'
Apr 12,2019
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Andy was super helpful and efficient during the move in process which is usually quite stressful. Really happy with the apartment, it's exactly what I was looking for...
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“Mr...”

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Jun 25,2018
Minithumbup
Andy
By: 'Alex'
Jun 25,2018
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Most estate agents leave people wondering what they got for the fees that they have paid. Not so the Spencer James Residential . From start to finish, professional, efficient, honest and straight talking. They tell you what should be done, tell you when and how it ...
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Much cheaper than the usual estate agents.
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“Great service...”

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Jun 14,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Steve'
Jun 14,2018
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Bought my flat from them 6 years ago and family recommended them to rent out the flat. Great service, quick to respond and deal with any issues with properly or tenants. Saved me a few quid as well fixing minor issues without expensive tradesmen. Would recommend ...
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Fees a reasonable, management recommend if you are first time landlord. Fees are transparent.
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“Trusted estate agent...”

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Jun 11,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Mey'
Jun 11,2018
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If you are looking for an estate agent to let out your property, look no futher. Andy Panteli from Spencer James is trusted, reliable and efficient. He will take care of your landloard needs and deal with tennants professionally. Highly recommended by family and friends....
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Very reasonably priced fees. No hidden charges.
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“Quality Service!...”

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Jun 11,2018
Minithumbup
Ashleigh
By: 'Elliot'
Jun 11,2018
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Spencer James but more specifically, Ashleigh, was of great support during both the move-in and moving-out period. The service was friendly, helpful and accommodating at all times and I truly felt that Ashleigh put the needs of the tenants at the forefront. Would 100% recommend to ...
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Standard London prices
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“Great service...”

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Jun 06,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Keni'
Jun 06,2018
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The agent is very good. Especially Andreas, very knowledgeable about the whole area. Very nice and polite. Always ready to help out. Always there to sort out issues....
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Good
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“Brilliant service from Andy and Spencer James...”

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Jun 01,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Rita'
Jun 01,2018
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Andy, our estate agent was very professionally, friendly and super helpful from showing us the flat, living there and vacating the flat. The process was done efficiently due to Andy's professionalism and helpfulness. He always went above and beyond to help and explained everything to ...
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I think their fees are reasonable compared to other estate agents in the same area.
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“Brilliant...”

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Apr 30,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Yusuf'
Apr 30,2018
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We viewed a few properties with Andy until we found the perfect one. He was brilliant with the whole moving in process and ensured everything went seamlessly. Andy was really helpful with helping us find the right flat in the exact area we wanted and ...
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The fees were normal for London
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“Rental...”

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Apr 23,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'JM'
Apr 23,2018
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I have used Andy at Spencer James every time I have needed to let my property, and have always found him helpful, friendly, informative and able to obtain a good calibre of tenant....
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Always competitive
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“Highly Recommend!!!...”

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Apr 20,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Raii'
Apr 20,2018
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We were looking for a new flat and had viewed a few with Andy before he found us the perfect one. He was very professional yet approachable and guided us through the whole process efficiently. He definitely went above and beyond to help us with ...
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“Most helpful agent...”

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Apr 16,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Tina'
Apr 16,2018
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Got the flat we were dreaming of thanks to Andy! He was really helpful throughout the process. There's a few stuff to change / fix and Andy is taking care of everything. Really recommend Spencer James Residential...
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“Refurb - Rent - Sale of property...”

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Apr 12,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'stel'
Apr 12,2018
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Andy managed the refurbishment of my 2 bedroom flat with great professionalism. Within 1 month the property was fully refurbished with new carpets, kitchen, paint and furniture throughout which enabled me to rent it out for the maximum price ensuring I received a great ROI. A year ...
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good
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“Only estate agent to use...”

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Apr 12,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Janine'
Apr 12,2018
1 people found
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Andy has provided over and above the level of service one would expect from any estate agent. Estate agents sometimes don't get good press and Andy was able to dispense the reservations I had. His professional advice with taking on new tenants was invaluable. For ...
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Good, very competitive and worth paying for the service.
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“SJ...”

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Apr 12,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
Ashleigh
By: 'Yury'
Apr 12,2018
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I first came across SJ in 2008 when they helped me to buy my first property. Since 2014 they have been managing 2 flats for me and I never had any issues with the agency. Andy is brilliant. He will go the extra mile to help you with ...
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Very competitive
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“Andy support was immense during our stay in Canada water ......”

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Feb 15,2018
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Karthikeyan'
Feb 15,2018
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Andy support was immense during our stay in Canada water house for more than a year. Their service and maintenance are always at high notch. Best part is he is transparent and trust worthy in all our communication. When we are back in UK again ...
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Nominal
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“We only had two days in London to find a ......”

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Jan 10,2018
Minithumbdown
Andreas
By: 'Charlotte'
Jan 10,2018
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We only had two days in London to find a property after relocating from Manchester. Andy was very accommodating in arranging viewings at short notice. Any issues moving in were quickly resolved and the flat was redecorated at a high level. Andy even helped with ...
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Fees average with competitors
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“If you are looking for an honest estate agent who ......”

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Dec 19,2017
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Sola'
Dec 19,2017
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If you are looking for an honest estate agent who will pull out all the stops to ensure you get a good deal look no further than Andy. I've known Andy since 2011, he helped me get my first flat and was simply amazing. Fast forward 5 ...
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The fees are fair
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“they are very attentive and helpful, I like to give 10 ......”

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Nov 19,2017
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Deivid'
Nov 19,2017
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they are very attentive and helpful, I like to give 10 stars. thanks for everything from the visit to the house even in the resolutions of the small problems...
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it is ok, good
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“When I decide to rent this house, I receive a ......”

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Nov 18,2017
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Janet'
Nov 18,2017
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When I decide to rent this house, I receive a professional service from Andy. He is very responsive, and also give me good advices all the time. Highly recommend. Thanks Andy...
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“Last September we were newcomers to London in urgent need ......”

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Oct 11,2017
Minithumbup
Ashleigh
By: 'Natali'
Oct 11,2017
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Last September we were newcomers to London in urgent need of an apartment. I was lucky to meet Ashleigh. Due to her efficiency our moving in and all the related procedures were smooth and timely. The tenancy year passed quickly. And again we were lucky ...
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“Andy helped me quickly move into a house in Felixstowe ......”

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Sep 27,2017
Minithumbup
Andreas
By: 'Prasanna'
Sep 27,2017
1 people found
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Andy helped me quickly move into a house in Felixstowe court...the turn around time since I showed interest was just 3 days..he was very professional and responsive , even after the move in any issues were quickly resolved. Overall it has been a good experience...
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