With more than 1,500 estate agencies across London, it can sometimes be difficult to choose an estate agent.
Whether you go with the most local agent to you, or you work off a recommendation, estate agents can make or break the sale of your house at the right price. You may even choose to sell your North London property without an estate agent.
With so many estate agents across London, competition is tough, and some come out top as better than the others. This week, Comparemymove.com have narrowed down a shortlist of the 10 best estate agents in North London with the help of Allagents.co.uk.
With offices in Camden, Highbury and West Hampstead, Portico present themselves as a trendy and friendly estate agent dating back almost 200 years.
The agency has won a host of awards in that time and grown their team to more than 100 employees across their 12 London offices.
Portico offer two packages when it comes to selling your home: Comprehensive and Concierge. The Comprehensive package, which is more cost effective, will have your property advertised on Rightmove, Zoopla and in-house with professional pictures and floor plans throughout your home. You will also have access to their in-house tradesmen with this package.
The Concierge package will have your property featured on the main property portals, have your property dressed, as well as providing a free handyman for three days and a free professional clean of the property.
Jorgensen Turner have offices in Queen’s Park, Kilburn and Kensal Green, as well as their other office in Shephard’s Bush.
The company has been independently rated as the best estate agent in their area, and will advertise your property on the major property portals, as well as in their office and in local papers.
Your property will be professionally photographed and managed by some of the highest rated estate agents in the UK.
8. Ellis & Co
Part of the Martinco family, this estate agent is linked to other estate agencies including Martin & Co, Whitegates, CJ Hole, Parkers, and Ewe Move.
With offices in Finchley, Golders Green, Harrow, Islington, Mill Hill, Tottenham, and Willesden Green among other offices across the UK, Ellis & Co is one of the larger estate agency franchises out there.
With their first office opening in 1850, Ellis & Co certainly have the experience it takes to sell your home. Your property will be advertised on a local and national scale, as well as being published on Rightmove.
Ellis & Co can even offer 3D walkthroughs of your home to be published online for potential buyers to view your home.
Winkworth is one of the most well-known estate agent brands in the UK, having first established itself in 1835. The agency is located in Enfield, Finchley, Kensal and Queens Park, and Golders Green among many others in London and nationwide.
As a member of Onthemarket.com, your property will be advertised on their website, as well as Rightmove. Your home will also feature in major publications, such as the Financial Times, the Sunday Times and Country Life Magazine.
As the largest estate agency in London, your home will be shared among all their offices to match with prospective buyers enquiring in-house.
Newman Sales & Lettings have offices across the UK and are rated as the number one choice of estate agent for their office in Cockfosters.
The estate agent claims to keep everything simple and puts their customer first in order to sell their house quickly and for the right price.
Like the other estate agents, your property will be advertised on Rightmove and Zoopla for maximum exposure to potential buyers.
Martin & Wright primarily specialise in rentals around the West Hampstead area, but also provide services for selling your property.
As one of the best in the area, Martin & Wright have become well-established and respected as a quality estate agent among customers and other agencies.
This West Hampstead agency are able to help you with every part of your move if needed, including providing energy performance certificates and in-house conveyancing.
Also based in West Hampstead, Paramount Properties have won a bunch of industry awards, including the best Single Estate Agency London, Best Single Lettings Agency UK, and Best Single Estate Agency UK at the Letting and Estate Agency of the Year Awards.
They have also been rated as the most transparent estate agent in the UK by Allagents.co.uk out of nearly 20,000 agencies.
The company will advertise your property on all major property portals and will tailor a campaign to meet the needs of you and your property.
Although Emoov is not technically local to North London, it has been rated as one of the best online estate agents in the UK and could save you a bundle of money in the process.
With no upfront costs, you can advertise and sell your property for just £679, which is well below the more traditional estate agents prices.
For that price, Emoov will take professional photos of your property, draw up floor plans and advertise your property on Rightmove, Zoopla and Prime Location. Like other agencies, your Emoov agent will negotiate the best price for you.
Northwood UK have estate agents dotted across North London in Camden, Harrow, Watford and, just past the M25, in St Albans.
With more than 85 offices across the UK, the agency operates with a centralised marketing system, meaning your property will be advertised to the right buyers across the country.
Northwood is currently ranked as the fifth best estate agents in the UK out of almost 15,000 agencies.
Ludlow Thompson is the ranked as the number one estate agents in the whole of the UK, yet is still comparatively small, with 12 offices across London.
Of those 12, two are based in North London, in Finsbury Park and Kilburn.
When using Ludlow Thompson, your property will be advertised on more than 20 property portals, including the market leaders.
They also have a database of more than 1 million potential purchasers looking to buy properties like your own. More than 60% of their sales come from direct contact with this database. To set them above the rest Ludlow Thompson offer evening viewings, which brings in a lot more potential buyers who could work throughout the day.
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