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Portico

178 King Street Hammersmith, London
Greater London
W6 0RA

020 8563 0123

Oct 08,2016
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Great from start to finish- the only agent during our search who arrived on time to the viewing and really professional and helpful all the way until we moved in....
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Jul 22,2016
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Jul 22,2016
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Tembi has been very efficient at sorting out my contract renewals. The information provided was clear and in good time so I could make a decision on what to do next without being rushed....
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I feel I get a fair service for the fees.
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Nov 11,2015
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Nov 11,2015
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Sam has been very helpful in assisting us to find a rental property in the last 2 weeks. He was a pleasure to work with, always very friendly, polite, and easily contactable. We are very happy....
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Aug 24,2015
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Aug 24,2015
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Very friendly, efficient and professional service. Iffy in particular went out of her way to assist with matters. Would happily recommend....
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Jan 13,2015
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Jan 13,2015
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We've been pleasantly surprised by the service from bushels in finding this property. For many years the dealings with estate agents has been a necessary evil in the rental market and ever increasing fees, a lack of honesty and total disinterest after they have your money have been all too familiar experiences. On this occasion I actually feel like we've given a service and Sam making the effort to meet my girlfriend so she could take measurements at the flat prior to moving in was a typical exa...
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Sorry. I don\'t think I\'ll ever be satisfied with tenant fees for renting properties. There\'s zero value to the tenent. You\'re basically paying them on behalf of the landlord and I think they\'ve largely been developed to maximise an agents revenue from a captive audience who don\'t have a choice. Much like the ludicrous fees charged to landlords when tenants extend their tenancy.
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Nov 11,2016
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Nov 11,2016
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I had been living in a house rented out by Portico for 2 1/2 years. My experience with them was always bad. My experience with Tembi Ryan was particularly bad, here are just some of the examples o poor customer service: 1. She provided our house with an illegal contract that she demanded we electronically sign despite the incorrect names being next to the signature boxes. When I asked for a legal contract she (very unprofessionally) lost her temper with me and told me I was holding up the pro...
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Aug 24,2016
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I am a current tenant who is having a very difficult time with the property management, the service is below the zero, i never expected there are people who has no mercy, i emailed them on Saturday that i have no water on my bathroom as the tap is something wrong with it. i waited Monday noone got back to me so on the late afternoon i kept calling but they never pick up the phone, i left voice mail and never got a call back. Tuesday i called the Kings street branch as they rent me the place, i...
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Jun 01,2016
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Jun 01,2016
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Unfortunately I'm going to have to give only 1 star to this agency, as the promising beginning did not end up in a very warm welcome to my new home. No professional cleaning had been done, the heating had been left on for days (no communication about my moving date), no instructions to turn it off/use the electricity system, and although not so important, no welcome pack either. Portico advertises this as being one of the benefits of using them. For the cost of money they seem to be hard to ge...
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Too expensive for the service.
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Oct 29,2014
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Oct 29,2014
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I recently bought a flat from Bushells and have been extremely impressed by the Service provided. My transaction in particular took a long time to process due to legal requirements, but Asha Lakhani from Bushells worked as a partner to solve all the obstacles that came our way. Even after the deal has been completed, I still find myself leveraging Asha's network and expertise. This is the first time i have purchased a property, and will definitely look to working with Asha and team in t...
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Sep 07,2014
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Sep 07,2014
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Tembi (Marla), handled my property renewal very professionally and quickly. She found a way to make it work easily for me, since I live out of the country. Her communications were prompt and I really felt I was being given a lot of support. I sincerely hope she will continue to be my contact for this property! Great job!...
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Aug 29,2014
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Aug 29,2014
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Excellent service from Christian and the people in the office. Bushells provided amazing support to us and I will gladly worked with them again....
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Jul 28,2014
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Jul 28,2014
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After dealing with a number of agents it was refreshing and a pleasure to work with Tony Chryseliou who was professional throughout. Always polite and accommodating he re-assured me that he was acting with integrity throughout. Tony accounted for my needs and I was far more inclined to liaise with him rather than any other selling agent. Tom Raywood maintained the office's reputation in my dealings with him as well....
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Jul 26,2014
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Jul 26,2014
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Tony was exceptional. He knows the market, was excellent with his follow-ups and has very good manners. I found it really refreshing to work with a guy like that. He always did what he said he was going to do and kept me posted at all times. Excellent service and a really decent guy....
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Jul 10,2014
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Jul 10,2014
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Sophie and Iffy were very helpful thoughtful our move. They were always there to answer my questions and did everything in their power to push the signing through on time. I would highly recommend both of them. They made he whole process manageable and smooth....
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May 24,2014
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May 24,2014
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I have had a terrible experience with estate agents in the past so approached my purchase with extreme caution. However, my experience with bushells was absolutely fantastic. They couldn\'t do enough for me and worked way above and beyond the call of duty. My purchase was for a very small amount of money in London terms but I was never made to feel like a lesser client because of this. I can not rate tom and his team highly enough and would urge anyone getting involved in a property move in west...
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May 21,2014
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May 21,2014
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I manage a pair of one bed flats in the area and have always chosen the Hammersmith Bushels team to find me the right tenant. They have always gone the extra mile for me by holding keys and helping me iron out issues concerning the flat. Tembi successfully steered the last tenant out of the property, who was probably not the best profile, however we have now installed a new couple who I feel will be a not too high maintenance tenancy, and the process has gone very smoothly. We\'ll see... Whenev...
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May 13,2014
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May 13,2014
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Asha has been helping me find a property to buy. I have been extremely happy with her services and do feel that she understands what I am after. She contacts me regularly whenever a new property comes up that I may be interested in. With my work and hours, it\'s not always easy to set up viewing times and she has been very understanding and accommodating. I would recommend her to anyone. Thanks Asha!...
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Apr 08,2014
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Apr 08,2014
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I found Bushells helpful, professional and well-organised. Therefore, finding a suitable property to rent became a relatively straightforward process with them....
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Apr 03,2014
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Apr 03,2014
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Sophie Durkin has helped me find tenants twice in the last six months. She has been patient, efficient and kind. She also unlocked all the problems I was having with the deposit protection scheme. She did this with speed and aplomb. Mark Bartholomew has been managing my property. The severe weather in January led to leaks in the roof. He found two roofers to provide estimates for the repairs and helped me make a decision which to use. He has been unfailingly courteous and effective....
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Mar 18,2014
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Mar 18,2014
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Christian was thoroughly pleasant and professional in all our dealings with him. This was our first letting in London and so we had quite a few questions around the tenancy and we found Christian to be very helpful and patient with all our queries. Viewing the apartment was made very convenient and flexible around our other commitments. In addition, Christian had a very pleasant approach. He was honest, but not pushy which is very refreshing! For me the only drawback was the amount of i...
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Mar 03,2014
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Mar 03,2014
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I have been renting through Bushells for over a decade without any issues. I recently decided to move back to Denmark and Christian/Bushells was also very helpful during my move, even helping out by temporarily storing some of my stuff as I had already left the flat - and the UK - because of a new job in Copenhagen....
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Feb 04,2014
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Feb 04,2014
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Previous information required for the agent for the searching of the proper apartment saved me much time since I visited only flats that fitted well with my expectations. Moreover, all the steps in the renting process were adequately and patiently explained to me (I am from a foreign country and English is not my mother tongue). And also, the agent who helped me was really friendly....
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Jan 23,2014
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Jan 23,2014
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I am a portfolio landlord based in W12. I have used Bushells Hammersmith office exclusively for over 10 years and wouldn\'t want to try doing it without the added value they bring to every transaction. They market professionally, they keep all of my properties full with properly vetted, good quality tenants, paying best market value rentals. Sophie and her team are always responsive, are sensitive to any special requirements, and are always available to give helpful advice....
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Dec 13,2013
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Dec 13,2013
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I don\'t often leave reviews for businesses \'doing their jobs\', but I do feel compelled to write a glowing review for Mark Davidson and his team at Bushells, Hammersmith. He has sold two properties for me recently, and one proved incredibly tricky due to a tenant who refused to move out. During the whole process, which lasted six months, Mark mediated between me (stressed beyond words) and our very patient buyer, keeping us calm and informed. Also, as I am living in Australia I have had to cal...
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Dec 09,2013
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Dec 09,2013
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Having put my details online with Bushells to sell my property, Mark Davidson telephoned me within 5 minutes! He was that efficient. Within 48 hours I had 15 viewings and several offers two days later. His professionalism combined with approachability made for a pleasant experience. I was kept fully updated on proceedings throughout and treated as a valued client. I would recommend this company to anyone....
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Oct 15,2013
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Oct 15,2013
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I am very pleased with how fast Bushells found a good couple to move into our flat. The agent and organisation have always been extremely professional, always kept us updated in relation to any issues and helped to support us resolve them. Sophie Durkin is a very polite lady and a pleasure deal with. My overall experience with the agent and organisation was excellent. :)...
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Oct 14,2013
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Oct 14,2013
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Agent contacted me himself 3 days after I had registered to Bushells, we found the right option for me during the same day and the viewing for the next day, so that was quick. Then after I left an offer I had some little difficulties with all the financial quarantees etc, but agent was patient enough to help with that and wait until it was sorted, from there on the process was again quite quick and well planned/organised. Agent was friendly and had a good attitude. Only little minus from the fac...
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Aug 20,2013
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Aug 20,2013
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I was very pleased with the service received through Bushells. Both Christian and Sophie ensured a swift process off putting down an offer on the property and negotiating our requests with the landlord. I would readily return to this agent in future and recommend to others...
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Aug 09,2013
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Aug 09,2013
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Very friendly and honest service. Helped us find a place the day we walked into the office. Keen to get things moving fast and got everything done in time for our target moving date....
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Aug 06,2013
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Aug 06,2013
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Christian was excellent throughout our househunting and letting process. He was refreshingly honest during viewings and talked us through some of the finer details of letting in London. When we were waiting to pay the deposit/first months\'s rent there was a bit of a quiet period which turned out to be a delay in the processing of our references from the property\'s management agent. It would have been nice to been updated a bit more during this period, however this should not detract from C...
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Aug 01,2013
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Asha seemed to take a personal interest in our property hunt and was very proactive in contacting us with flats that were well suited to our requirements....
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Jul 09,2013
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Jul 09,2013
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I have been using bushels for over a decade now but the level of detail, communication and advise being given by TembiRyan takes bushels to a completely new level. I have always been happy with the overall bushels service but honestly TembiRyan is exceptional. What you always wanted from an estate agent but have come to accept less is now restored - well done !...
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May 31,2013
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May 31,2013
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Great and comprehensive service from the start to the end of the renting process. Easy contact with the agents. Quick procedure of references check....
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Apr 30,2013
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Apr 30,2013
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All too often if life we read letters of complaint or when someone has a grievance about something. I just wanted to put something down in writing to say what a pleasure it was dealing with Bushells and indeed Christian and Sophie. I found both of them to be both helpful, courteous and professional at all times. The whole process was made easy for me and as I am working most of the time this is very welcome. The communication was always there and it would be remiss of me not to say so...
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Apr 30,2013
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Christian was very helpful from starting to view to moving in. He always replied promptly to email queries and made sure that we had all the information we needed, both when deciding to sign and afterwards. He is also very friendly and enthusiastic....
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