We worked with Alex Leigh in the Islington office and found him to be helpful and accommodating. Whilst he technically represented the sellers (and we were the buyers) he went above and beyond to move the whole process forward expeditiously.
I am writing this from a buyers perspective. We found our interactions with Foxtons Islington to be insincere and at times untruthful. The untruths were not recognised immediately but on second reflection the facts did not add up. The method of communication was always over the phone even when email was pointed out as a preference for us. This further added to distasteful sales tactics used because it enabled them to leave no record of what they were doing. When the regulations increase in this area to become more stringent a lot of the sales techniques used by Foxtons will be defunct and they will be unable to carry on using them. Out of all the estate agents we had interactions with during this property purchase, Foxtons were the most 'shark' like.
The lovely people at Hamptons Islington have provided me with two sets of hassle-free tenants, both giving an excellent rental return.
Their enthusiasm & knowledge of the local & international market is invaluable in securing the right people into your property, they have contact with relocation agents & overseas clients that guarantee above expectation results.
When the time came to sell my property, Hamptons sales did an excellent job in realising a superb price for my flat.
I would not hesitate to recommend Hamptons Islington as agents for your property.
We first tried to let our house in De Beauvoir Town with another agent and failed miserably. Hamptons were our second choice but the contrast couldn't have been greater.
Everything they have done has been outstandingly professional. For instance, they always respond within hours to any concerns we might have.
Most important of all, within weeks they found us the ideal tenant.
I can wholeheartedly recommend them to other landlords looking for an agent.
I had a really good experience with Winkworth. Tom was a fantastic help and really tailored his search around our exact requirements, resulting in us renting out dream flat!
As a tenant, the experience of working with Winkworth Islington was incredibly disappointing.
Staff were initially very polite but requests for things to be fixed went unheeded during our tenancy. At the point of checkout we found ourselves fighting over lots minor issues, as they charge you for pre-existing problems and issues outside the scope of tenant responsibility.
Chesterton Humberts in Islington are great. Finding a flat was quick and painless. I am still in the flat Chesterton Humberts estate agents found for me, however, I am looking into another property because I considering moving to a bigger flat. If I do, I will most certainly use Chesterton Humberts!
I telephoned on spec one morning regarding the sale of my Highbury home, and couldn't believe the knowledge, professionalism and friendliness of office manager Karen, with whom I spoke. I knew at the end of the call that I was going to go with them. I haven't regretted it for one minute. They were worth every penny of their fee. Karen, Geoff, Miriam and Will are utterly professional, efficient and friendly. Frankly, I felt pampered from start to finish.
I’m very pleased with the recent experience I had working Henry Liu and Andrew Jackson at Dexters Islington. Both went above and beyond in helping me find a flat in the area that I love, looking out for my best interests the entire time.
They were very attentive, knowledgeable and quick to respond to any inquiries I had, making the move less stressful.
Most importantly, I trusted their advice and appreciated their high standard of service. I will definitely reach out to Henry and Andrew again in the future when looking for a new place.