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    Jake Perkins
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    Alasdair Macdonald
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    Hiten Devshi
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    Mark Azzopardi
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    George Papanastasiou
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We are one of three local branches in North London. Our other branches are in Islington and Camden so we can look after all your North London property needs. We are a contemporary yet traditional firm built on core values and expanded with innovative thinking. We are friendly, professional and efficient. We will do all we can to help you buy, sell or rent a property.
Hotblack Desiato

2 - 4 Highbury Park Highbury, London
Greater London
N5 2AB

020 7288 9696
www.hotblackdesiato.co.uk

Properties for Sale
Properties to Rent

“ Excellent service... ”

May 16,2018
Minithumbup
Richard
By: 'Richard High'
May 16,2018
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George has been extremely helpful throughout the whole process of us finding our new flat. Was always on hand to answer any queries and was quick to deal with them. Would definitely recommend him to friends that are considering moving into the area....
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“ Recommended!... ”

Apr 29,2018
Minithumbup
Josh Fox-Cooper
By: 'Cibelle'
Apr 29,2018
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As always, Josh was super helpful and attentive and I couldn't be happier with the level of service provided!...
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Fair fees, especially for the amazing service they offer.
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“ Great service!... ”

Apr 26,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Rhianna'
Apr 26,2018
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George was friendly and helpful throughout. He answered queries promptly and made the whole process go very smoothly. Many thanks!...
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Good
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“ Excellent team... ”

Apr 25,2018
Minithumbup
Josh Fox-Cooper
James
By: 'Movie myths'
Apr 25,2018
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Everyone knows how difficult moving house is yet we keep doing it. Josh and his team have been so friendly and patient and professional as my move progressed. It put to shame the other agents where I was moving to, and I realized how lucky ...
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Excellent value
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“ Good service... ”

Apr 24,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'M'
Apr 24,2018
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Assistance available at short notice very helpful during the letting process Positive attitude to matters related Good working relationship with George...
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“ Great Agent... ”

Apr 20,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Horst'
Apr 20,2018
0 people found
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George was a very conscientious and efficient agent. He sent me only listings that were relevant to my requirements and was not pushy and allowed me to make decisions in my own time. When it came time to sign, everything was done efficiently and promptly....
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Fine
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“ Great experience... ”

Apr 15,2018
Minithumbup
Mark Azzopardi
Alasdair Macdonald
By: 'RT'
Apr 15,2018
0 people found
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We had a great experience with Hotblack Desiato. Mark helped us create a shortlist of properties, was honest and attentive throughout, and gave great support all the way to completion. He dealt with all of our queries promptly and went above and beyond in finding ...
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“ Seemless sale... ”

Apr 13,2018
Minithumbup
Mark Azzopardi
Alasdair Macdonald
By: 'Robin'
Apr 13,2018
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The sale went very smoothly. It was good having an agent that understood the property and the area, and did all the viewings. The asking price was almost achieved....
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Their fees are market standard, but much cheaper than Foxtons.
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“ Very helpful... ”

Mar 28,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Emmanuel'
Mar 28,2018
0 people found
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George has been extremely helpful from the very beginning of our search until now really. Even though we had signed our contract and moved in, he was still extremely helpful with any of our queries (and we had a few) and always responding within a ...
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Reasonnable fees
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“ A great support... ”

Mar 23,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Philippine'
Mar 23,2018
0 people found
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we really like the support we had from George. As we were moving from Paris, everything was new for us and he was super helpful and reactive (and still is). Thanks again for everything! P...
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“ Excellent team... ”

Mar 23,2018
Minithumbup
Alasdair Macdonald
Mark Azzopardi
By: 'IsabelF'
Mar 23,2018
0 people found
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I can't recommend Hotblack's Highbury office enough, who I have recently sold a flat through. The sale was overseen by Alasdair and Mark, both of whom are exceptionally knowledgeable and personable. Their approach to sales is both highly informed and, most importantly, realistic. ...
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Good.
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“ High quality service... ”

Mar 23,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Michael'
Mar 23,2018
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Moving can be a pain and George and his colleagues at Hot Black Desiato made the process very easy and efficient. Would definitely recommend their service....
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Mar 08,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tiim'
Mar 08,2018
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Speaking as a landlord i have them willing, competent and accomodating to individual needs. The tradesman they employ also seem good....
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Acceptable
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Mar 07,2018
Minithumbup
Josh Fox-Cooper
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Axelle'
Mar 07,2018
0 people found
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Thanks to Josh and George for their efficiency and kindness. I have found a new place and signed a lease within 24h. Great service!...
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Mar 06,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Karim'
Mar 06,2018
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George was incredibly kind, helpful, professional, and efficient throughout our tenancy application process. He went above and beyond, and always available to guide us through everything. I have already recommended and will continue to recommend George to friends and family looking for a new home ...
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Feb 22,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
Josh Fox-Cooper
By: 'Bethan'
Feb 22,2018
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Both George and Josh were fantastically responsive from the first meeting though to check-in. They were clear, realistic and continually exceeded our expectations in finding us good tenants really quickly and helping us navigate the process of becoming first-time landlords. On top of this they ...
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Feb 21,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Romain'
Feb 21,2018
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I have been particularly impressed by George's great professionalism: _Very knowledgeable _Easy to reach _Efficient interactions _Very friendly and pleasant character _Accurate and honest Next appartment I rent (or buy!), I would love to work with George again....
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Feb 16,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Sarah'
Feb 16,2018
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George did an extremely efficient job of finding our new tenant. He was patient, ever-available and unflappable, and took so much of the stress out of the search. Thank you, George!...
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Feb 15,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Conor'
Feb 15,2018
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George was extremely helpful and accommodating during our dealings, always responding quickly to any questions and being open with his views on the details of our transaction. Would happily contact him again if we needed to find somewhere new...
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Feb 14,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Youmna'
Feb 14,2018
0 people found
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George went out of his way to help me find a flat last minute and he was extremely helpful throughout the process. He always found the right solutions and answers to my questions and even took some of his personal time to help me with ...
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Very good
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Jan 22,2018
Minithumbup
Alasdair Macdonald
Hiten Devshi
By: 'Pippa'
Jan 22,2018
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Both Alasdair and Hiten were great. I'd had a bad experience with another agent and had been badly advised so it was a breath of fresh air when I moved my property from said agent to Hot Black. The selling experience is a stressful ...
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Standard
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Jan 18,2018
Minithumbup
Alasdair Macdonald
By: 'Laura'
Jan 18,2018
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Alasdair gave us expert advice and has endless patience. We really appreciated the collaborative approach and honest feedback which resulted in our flat being sold for a price we were happy with in a reasonable amount of time despite a slightly sluggish market...
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Very reasonable
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Jan 15,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Daire'
Jan 15,2018
0 people found
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George was amazing throughout our move. He was incredibly responsive, going way over and above what you would expect. At one stage he even took time out from a wedding he was attending to help us resolve a problem. I can't recommend him highly ...
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Less than expected.
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Jan 12,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Samantha'
Jan 12,2018
0 people found
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George was an excellent estate agent! He was super responsive, went above and beyond to be flexible to our schedules and answer any questions we had. We always knew we could rely on George for a quick and timely response, and that he would find ...
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Jan 12,2018
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'RB106'
Jan 12,2018
0 people found
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George was simply brilliant and wonderful to deal with. Always quick to respond he was able to understand what we wanted and showed a great range of potential properties....
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Dec 06,2017
Minithumbup
Josh Fox-Cooper
George Papanastasiou
By: 'FMATTHEWS'
Dec 06,2017
0 people found
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I live in Australia and having an investment property 10,000 KM away can be quite stressful! HB however, has made my life easy in finding new tenants and managing the property. Their service and communication is excellent, which is my books is a big plus!...
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Oct 19,2017
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Kamal'
Oct 19,2017
0 people found
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George was a pleasure to deal with, very helpful and informative. He always responded to queries promptly and offered re-assurance when needed. Thanks for all your help George!...
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Oct 18,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Cecilia and Leandro'
Oct 18,2017
0 people found
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Stephen was the only person able to show us the type of flats we were looking for. All the other agencies would only send us what they had in their portfolio, without taking care of our needs. The flat we rented was the first flat ...
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Really good price!
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Oct 07,2017
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Javier'
Oct 07,2017
0 people found
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As tenants, George has been very professional, helpful, and clear during the whole process of renting a property in this area. He is been available and easy to reach everytime we needed, providing all the necessary information very quickly....
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Oct 07,2017
Minithumbup
George Papanastasiou
By: 'Isabel'
Oct 07,2017
0 people found
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We were looking for a flat in North London for months and George was by far the most helpful, efficient and friendly agent we met. He has made the renting process very simple for us. His positive attitude and professionalism are very much appreciated....
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Areas covered
  • N5
  • Highbury
  • E5
  • Stoke Newington
  • N4
  • Hackney
  • E9
  • N7
  • EC1
  • N16
  • E8
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
Valuation and Fee Performance
94% customers were satisfied with fees 88% accuracy of agent's valuations
Price range of properties reviewed
Sales
  • Min: Ā£290,000
  • Max: Ā£1,250,000

Letting
  • Min: Ā£0
  • Max: Ā£0

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Josh Fox-Cooper Josh Fox-Cooper
Lettings Manager
64 reviews

About Josh Originally from the West Country, my love for the finer things in life (especially food) started at a young age. This lead me into the world of cheffing, something I pursued in Bristol and Brighton fo View full profile
Jake Perkins Jake Perkins
Director
1 reviews

About Jake Born in Canonbury in 1971, I had the pleasure of going to Canonbury school. 26 years later my children followed in my footsteps. When my first child went there I was shocked at how small the hall was View full profile
Alasdair Macdonald Alasdair Macdonald
Sales Manager
18 reviews

About Alasdair Hello, Iā€™m Alasdair. I was born in Paddington, then lived on the other side of the world for a bit, then came back here. Went to University, then moved to Oxford to run pubs and play records in nigh View full profile
Hiten Devshi Hiten Devshi
Sales Negotiator
10 reviews

About Hiten Raised in North West London, I recently moved to Hertfordshire which means I get the best of both worlds; city life when Iā€™m working and the fresh country air on weekends and to cap it off my commut View full profile
Mark Azzopardi Mark Azzopardi
Sales Negotiator
12 reviews

About Mark I have lived in Highbury since 1995 and North London for my whole life. After spending 27 years in the City, I switched careers and joined Hotblack Desiato as a Sales Negotiator in 2016. After working View full profile
George Papanastasiou George Papanastasiou
Lettings Negotiator
45 reviews

About George I recently graduated with a degree in Economics and thought I would put to the test what I studied by applying myself to the property industry ā€“ specifically lettings. I have known the area for a lo View full profile
Tom Prevezer Tom Prevezer
Lettings Negotiator
0 reviews

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1 reviews

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