Stanfords Estate Agents
4.9/5, 109 reviews
96% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
100% sales fee satisfaction
100% lettings valuation accuracy
95% lettings fee satisfaction
Stanfords has been an established name in the residential and commercial property market in Brighton and Hove for over 10 years now and in that time we have helped thousands of people buy, sell and rent all sorts of properties.We've found the perfect home for first time buyers, growing families ... show more Stanfords has been an established name in the residential and commercial property market in Brighton and Hove for over 10 years now and in that time we have helped thousands of people buy, sell and rent all sorts of properties.

We've found the perfect home for first time buyers, growing families and retirees, we've found fantastic flats for tenants, we've helped landlords secure their income and we've helped businesses expand into new premises.

We've done this right across Brighton and Hove and we've enjoyed every minute of it!

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 100% £152,500 £672,000
Lettings 100% 95% £516 £2,000
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
14 0 30 2 25 0 32 1 4 1
Areas covered
  • BN3
  • BN1
  • BN2
  • BN41
  • BN42
Address

16 Ship Street
Hove,Brighton
Sussex
BN1 1AD
01273 733334

Opening Hours
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Renting during the pandemic...”

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Nov 06,2020
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Ryan
By: 'Zacharias'
Nov 06,2020
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Our experience with Stanfords was very positive. Their office staff and in particular Mr Ryan Alderson whom we mainly dealt with, was very efficient and professional throughout the apartment vetting process, the final selection as well as the lease preparation and signing. They focused on ...
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“First time renters and could’ve have ask for better service!...”

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Nov 06,2020
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Lily
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By: 'Charlie'
Nov 06,2020
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Me & my partner recently just got started in the property ladder & started renting out first flat in Brighton with Stanfords Estate Agents. Wow! The service from all the staff but especially Lily (who I bombarded with emails before and after the move) Ryan (who is ...
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“Friendly, professional service...”

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Jun 21,2020
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Lily
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By: 'Alex'
Jun 21,2020
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Had a tight time frame I had to move in, Ryan and Lily did everything they could to help me out. Stanfords were an absolute pleasure to deal with!...
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“It was never going to be the easiest commissi......”

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Jun 13,2020
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Michael
By: 'Dee'
Jun 13,2020
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It was never going to be the easiest commission for Michael of Stanfords. A woman in her nineties with a husband in a nursing home with advances Alzheimer's needing a one bedroom flat nearer to shops and the sea and a flat to sell. Add ...
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“5* service...”

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Jun 09,2020
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Michael
By: 'Michael'
Jun 09,2020
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Great experience with Michael from Stanford's. Very quick to answer all of my many enquiries. Made what should be a very stressful experience very enjoyable....
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“One of the most unprofessional estate agents ......”

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Mar 11,2020
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Ryan
By: 'Tom'
Mar 11,2020
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One of the most unprofessional estate agents I have ever worked with. After viewing the property, me and my partner confirmed we loved the apartment and were ready to move in on the relevant date. This is when it all went wrong. The apartment came ...
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“If Carlsberg made estate agents .......”

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Feb 07,2020
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Lily
By: 'Jenny'
Feb 07,2020
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If Carlsberg made estate agents .... Lily would actually be better! I have recently rented a property through Stanford’s. Lily was awesome. She made it easy to find exactly what I was looking for. What’s more, she really took the time to help me ...
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“5* service...”

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Jul 17,2019
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By: 'Victoria'
Jul 17,2019
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Myself and my friend were looking for a property to rent together in Hove. Chris went above and beyond to help us and made a stressful situation very easy to deal with. He was extremely helpful, knowledgeable and honest throughout the whole process. He has ...
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“Great agent...”

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Jun 17,2019
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By: 'Heidi'
Jun 17,2019
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Trustworthy, professional, fast, efficient! Chris rented out my flat within days- & took load of my mind. Staff are always pleasant and helpful and quick to respond even when they had nothing to gain. Thank you...
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good
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“A happy customer in a happy new home...”

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Jun 04,2019
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Michael
By: 'IanD'
Jun 04,2019
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Just completed on my first purchase and I worked with Michael at Stanfords in Hove. Not only am I very happy in my new home, I was delighted with the help I got from Michael. Being a newbie, he helped massively when my solictor was ...
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“Excellent service...”

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Apr 28,2019
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Michael
By: 'CF'
Apr 28,2019
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From the first contact I had with Stanfords Michael was friendly helpful and professional. He helped us navigate buying our current new home - which we love!! Thoroughly recommended...
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“Willing...”

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Apr 24,2019
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Lily
By: 'Paola'
Apr 24,2019
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Lily Nicholls was always willing to listen my concerns and trying to do her best. I found with her the flat that meets my requirements....
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“best agent...”

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Mar 18,2019
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Lily
By: 'Rodica'
Mar 18,2019
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Just want to say a big thank you to Stanford Estate to helping me to rent the apartment and specially would like to thank you Lily, always had good ideas in negotiating process, which this is very important for an Estate Agent to give some ...
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I would say reasonable fee applied.
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“Lin...”

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Feb 14,2019
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Beth
By: 'Teresa'
Feb 14,2019
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She's super patient and make everything so easy for me so I can get the whole process done in such a short time ! I'll definitely recommend her or Stanfords to anyone!...
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“Wonderful!!...”

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Feb 14,2019
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Lily
By: 'H.I'
Feb 14,2019
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I would like to thank Lily and Simon for enabling the smooth move to my new home. At all times they both delivered an extremely polite, quick, and highly professional service and guided the let process to a very satisfactory conclusion. I would certainly recommend ...
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Moderate
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“Renting in Hove...”

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Feb 06,2019
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Lily
By: 'Rose'
Feb 06,2019
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We recently moved flat and it was Stanfords who dealt with our referencing and other paperwork for the move. Everyone we dealt with was very professional (Lily in particular felt trustworthy and genuine) but also seemed genuinely kind and keen to help you, which is ...
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Fees are quite high compared to other agents we dealt with.
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“Great...”

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Feb 05,2019
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Lily
By: 'poppy'
Feb 05,2019
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Our experience was Lily was very smooth and easy going- Lily was extremely kind and attentive in helping us find a property- both in the viewing and helping us secure the property. Thanks Lily!...
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Reasonable agency fees for the time and effort put in!
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“Excellent service...”

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Feb 05,2019
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Lily
By: 'L&N'
Feb 05,2019
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We would definitely recommend Stanfords Estate Agents for their professional and efficient service. Lily was absolutely brilliant, extremely helpful, reasonable and friendly… couldn't ask for more!...
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Reasonable fees, paid after referencing
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“Great Experience...”

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Feb 01,2019
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Lily
By: 'Freya'
Feb 01,2019
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Lily has been extremely helpful in finding and securing a house for me and my friends. She has answered every question and explained everything in the best and simplest way possible. We are fairly new to the housing world and It was very pleasant having ...
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The Agents fees were not cheap but definitely reasonable
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“Fantastic...”

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Jan 24,2019
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Lily
By: 'Brighton'
Jan 24,2019
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Lily was very helpful and professional throughout my search for a new home in Brighton. She made sure that the process was as comfortable as possible and explained everything clearly. Would recommend. Thank you Lily!...
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“Amazing experience...”

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Jan 23,2019
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Lily
By: 'Emily'
Jan 23,2019
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Book appointment to view the property a few times and Lily is very patient and always on time. Always helpful when needed, really appreciate with her help....
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It’s good.
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“house purchase...”

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Dec 21,2018
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Michael
Ryan
By: 'Eileen'
Dec 21,2018
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Stanfords Estate Agents provided an excellent service. They went out of their way to assist with all queries. They came to my home to view and copy documents. No query was too small for them to obtain an answer from the vendor. When the sale ...
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“Fantastic, what more can I say!...”

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Dec 20,2018
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Lily
By: 'Gill'
Dec 20,2018
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Have used Stanfords in the past, returned to them after using another larger letting agency in Brighton. Stanfords are excellent at what they do; they are a small and efficient team meaning you talk to somebody who is familiar with your property and knows your ...
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Excellent
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“A Breath of Fresh Air...”

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Nov 23,2018
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Michael
Michael
By: 'Michael'
Nov 23,2018
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Stanfords sold my house in Shoreham in quite a difficult market. They are certainly a breath of fresh air in an industry that has a deservedly dubious reputation. Michael is open, straightforward and very professional. What I liked most of all was, unlike many estate ...
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Fees are competitive.
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“Company Let agreement...”

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Nov 02,2018
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Lily
Beth
By: 'Paz'
Nov 02,2018
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Very hard working staff with your best interests at heart. Lily showed great patience during the negotiations. I don't think the agreement would have gone through if it wasn't for her. I highly recommend this Agency....
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Market rates
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“Brilliant and efficient service...”

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Oct 17,2018
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Lily
By: 'Jo'
Oct 17,2018
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I have used Stanford's for letting since purchasing our property through them a few years ago. Always quick to respond and excellent communication at all times. Great at finding tenants and dealing with the check in and check out processes. Highly recommended!...
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Very fair and competitive.
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“Outstanding...”

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Oct 12,2018
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Beth
By: 'Anonymous'
Oct 12,2018
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I absolutely cannot fault my experience with Jamie which is the complete opposite experience I've had with agents in the past. He's friendly, considerate, and attentive, and would highly recommend him or Stanfords to anyone....
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“Thank you!...”

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Oct 11,2018
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Lily
By: 'Nick'
Oct 11,2018
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Lily helped us get a fantastic flat in a wonderful location! She was very helpful with the guarantor process and made the overall experience smooth. I can highly recommend Standfords Estate, especially Lily Nichols!...
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“Very efficient and keen to understand tenants' needs....”

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Oct 09,2018
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Beth
By: 'Ezylet'
Oct 09,2018
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Lily made light work of using our innovative Tenant Rent Guarantee product. Empathy with the tenant is all apparent at Stanfords. Lily is especially helpful. We are here to help Tenants by providing a UK guarantor for them; Lily was quick to grasp the concept ...
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“Excellent...”

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Oct 08,2018
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Lily
By: 'Florence'
Oct 08,2018
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I thank the Stanford's Estate agency for having had my new house taken, even if we had some small problems resolved in a short time, but above all thank my beautiful and sexy Agent Lily Nichols, for having accompanied us with professionalism in our new ...
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Excellent and very nice
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Complaints Procedure

COMPLAINTS PROCEDURE – BARON ESTATES
• Write to us setting out your complaint
• We will then investigate your complaint within four weeks. If four weeks have passed and your complaint has not been resolved to your satisfaction you may refer your dispute to Ombudsman, in which we are a member of.
• Note: if you are submitting a complaints form on behalf of someone else, we will require their written authority.
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