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Castles Estate Agents (London)

44 Lower Clapton Road Hackney, London
Greater London
E5 0RN

020 8985 0106

“ Professional and personable top class experience during a difficult sale. Could not be more pleased with the service from David and Josh... ”

May 14,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Seller 1 bed Clapton'
May 14,2018
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We didn't have the most straight forward sale due to a very nervous buyer and consequently they decided to hire the most incompetent solicitor who blocked the entire process but David and his team went above and beyond for us navigating unusual circumstances and ...
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Reasonable when compared to competitors, but in the current market it's slightly hard to swallow. The service however made up for it!
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“ Supportive and informative estate agents... ”

May 13,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
Max Whatley
By: 'SN'
May 13,2018
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I have experienced first hand how supportive the Castles team are. Max showed me around properties in the area and was open to lots of questions at the start of the process. The disappointing point was that the lease years were wrong on the particulars, ...
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“ Max was great at finding a new buyer for my Flat. At the last minute he managed to find someone quickly and agree the asking price.... ”

May 04,2018
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
By: 'Tom'
May 04,2018
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Max was patient and incredibly accomadating. I was impressed at how quickly he found a new buyer and made the process stress free by be calm and thoughtful through out each stage of the sales and buying process....
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“ Good communication and really helpful agents... ”

May 01,2018
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
By: 'Dermot S'
May 01,2018
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I recently completed on an apartment which was sold via Castles. Throughout the transaction Max was always quick to reply and get back to me with any queries that I had, which was great as I was a first-time buyer and the process can be ...
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I was purchasing and thus did not pay fees
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“ I would not hesitate to recommend Castles, David and Max were exemplary in their handling of the sale of our flat from start to finish.... ”

Apr 18,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
Max Whatley
By: 'Julie Damant'
Apr 18,2018
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I would not hesitate to recommend Castles. David and Max were exemplary in their handling of the sale of my flat from start to finish. I was seriously considering going with an online agent but I'm so pleased i didn't because I really ...
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They earned every penny!
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“ Purchase went well... ”

Apr 12,2018
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
By: 'First-time buyer'
Apr 12,2018
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Max was very communicative, responsive and patient. Based on my experience I felt that his approach was honest and ethical....
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“ Worth the money... ”

Apr 11,2018
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
By: 'Victoria'
Apr 11,2018
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I initially went with an online agency but then went with castles at the same time. They got lots of people to view and found a buyer quickly. The market is a bit shaly so actually getting the flat sold was not fun but Max ...
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Comment on agent fees
Seems like a lot but I think they did end up having to do a lot of work for it so probably not too bad after all.
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“ Great Estate Agents... ”

Mar 27,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Ms B Kaur'
Mar 27,2018
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Castles, helped ease what was an extremely challenging sale. I had never had to buy and sell together. I hurriedly put my property up for sale with another Estate Agents first only to be totally let down by the property being priced too high and ...
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Very reasonable fees.
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Mar 10,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Patrick and annie'
Mar 10,2018
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Max made the process of buying our first property pretty seamless. His friendly and relaxed demeanour was appreciated. After searching for a while with various estate agents, we ended up buying the first and only property that Max showed us....
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Comment on agent fees
Indifferent.
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Mar 05,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Tonybabs'
Mar 05,2018
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A very reliable and honest person who knows the current market and would give sound advice accordingly without any hesitation....
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The Agent's Fees is very good and reasonable. Personally, I think this Agent went beyond my expectations for the percentage of money which they charged.
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Mar 05,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Ms Walker'
Mar 05,2018
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I had been looking to buy a new home in Hackney since September of last year and I was reliant upon upon David Sipple at Castles Estate Agents to make sure this became a reality. He did everything he could to prevent and minimise delays ...
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Comment on agent fees
I was a purchaser so no fees.
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Mar 02,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Rachel'
Mar 02,2018
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I'm very happy with the entire service provided by Castles - with David bringing me on board/overseeing my house sale and Max dealing with the sale directly. They were professional, efficient and reliable throughout the entire process and despite our sale being challenging, ...
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Comment on agent fees
Their fees were competitive with other agencies. I have no problem with this.
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Mar 01,2018
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Tim and Katherine'
Mar 01,2018
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Excellent service - very responsive and available and helped us to problem solve during a complicated chain. David also recommended us an excellent solicitor (Uzma Malik, MW Solicitors) who has given us excellent highly responsive service too. We were able to sell our flat at ...
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For the service we got the fee was definitely worth it
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Dec 18,2017
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
By: 'Harris/Shankland'
Dec 18,2017
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Max is a great estate agent. Very communicative, well-mannered and efficient. He worked very hard to sell our flat....
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The fees seem fair and were communicated clearly from the start.
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Sep 29,2017
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
David Sipple
By: 'Zoe'
Sep 29,2017
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Both David and Max were extremely helpful when it came to buying our property and went out of their way to help everything run smoothly for us. We are really happy with everything, Thanks to both of you!...
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Jun 22,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Sarah, Evering Rd'
Jun 22,2017
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Castles were professional and a pleasure to deal with throughout the whole process of selling our home with them. David was proactive and did his upmost to make sure everything stayed on track and that everyone was informed and happy at all stages which was ...
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Good.
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May 17,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Rosie'
May 17,2017
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David was extremely helpful and helped us sell our house very quickly, He was always on hand with advice and support. I'd definitely recommend him and Castles to friends looking to buy or sell....
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May 12,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'B Archibald'
May 12,2017
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This is the second time I have used Castles in Hackney and the reason I returned is because of the excellent service David and the team provide to their clients. I really can't fault their service. Selling a property can very stressful at times and ...
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Comment on agent fees
Fees were negotiable and reasonable.
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May 04,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Ben Anderson'
May 04,2017
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Know the market. Communicative, responsive, friendly and down to earth. Did a great job of selling our place. Would definitely use again....
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Comment on agent fees
Good. We went for a ratchet option which suited us.
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Mar 10,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Henry Simons'
Mar 10,2017
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Just completed through Castles and must say after dealing with numerous other agencies in the area they we're a breath of fresh air! They only offered me properties that actually matched my requirements and I really did feel like I established a good relationship with ...
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Comment on agent fees
Good.
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Jan 24,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Denis_Denis'
Jan 24,2017
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Our main contacts were Max and David. Viewings were carried out in a very professional manner, and they worked nicely around our schedule (baby naps etc). Good comms with both us and the solicitor, and generally nice guys to deal with. We achieved around 94% of ...
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Comment on agent fees
variable fee meant they came out slightly cheaper than the other highest rated Hackney agents.
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Jan 06,2017
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Jenny'
Jan 06,2017
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David was extremely helpful at all times, as were other members of staff. He was always on the ball and ahead of the game and I felt he did everything he could to bring about a quick sale. He helped throughout the whole selling process ...
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Comment on agent fees
Fixed fee.
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Dec 19,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Sarah Paker'
Dec 19,2016
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Without David Sipple's professionalism and tenacity i do not think we would have found our ideal house. He got to know us and our needs and stayed in constant contact with us throughout the looking stage, finally helping us secure our property. He was always ...
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Comment on agent fees
we didn't pay fees, we were buyers
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Nov 08,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Chris and Amy'
Nov 08,2016
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We recently bought our house through the team at Clapton, E5. Throughout the process they were very helpful and very efficient. They always got back to us immediately and were very positive and courteous throughout the process....
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Nov 07,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Tom Bell'
Nov 07,2016
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I sold my house through Castles, having purchased it through them a few years earlier. The second time round it was a new team. David, the branch manager, was excellent and I liked him from our first meeting. We agreed a good strategy and, despite ...
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Comment on agent fees
Good few structure agreed
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Oct 31,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Karen Thomas'
Oct 31,2016
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We sold out flat through Castles and both my husband and i found both Max and David very easy to deal with. MAx gave us solid and honest advice when it came to positioning the price of our flat, especially in a more challenging, post ...
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Comment on agent fees
very fair
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Sep 19,2016
Minithumbup
By: 'Gaizka'
Sep 19,2016
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Scott was very friendly and helpful from the first minute. I forgot an important paper to complete our contract and he did not hesitate to drive me to my former house to pick it up. Emails sent to him were answered fairly quickly too....
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Sep 12,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
By: 'Sarah'
Sep 12,2016
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Really impressed with Castles estate agents in Hackney. Being first time buyers, my friend and I were grateful to have such approachable, professional and genuine agents to help us through the house buying process. Scott and David kept us updated, particularly at times when there ...
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Sep 06,2016
Minithumbup
Max Whatley
David Sipple
By: 'Lisa C'
Sep 06,2016
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We used Castles to both sell our old property and purchase our new property. The chain collapsed several times, and was frought with issues (mainly Brexit related). It was a very stressful process but David and Max from Castles were professional and responsive throughout. Their ...
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Comment on agent fees
The fees we paid to Castles were market rate and fair. Due to the issues relating to the chain, they really worked hard.
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Sep 06,2016
Minithumbup
David Sipple
Max Whatley
By: 'Will'
Sep 06,2016
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Excellent service from start to finish. Smooth communications throughout, very efficient. Would recommend this agent to my friends without hesitation...
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Good
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