Top 10 Estate Agents in London

When looking to buy, sell or rent a property, it is very vital that you find the best qualified agents to assist with the process. Finding a good agent can be quite the hassle since they are lots of agents to pick from but it may not be easy to distinguish the good ones that can be trusted, from the ones that are only interested in just doing business. Below is a list of some of the best real estate agents and agencies in London based on customers’ reviews and estate agents listings around the Web.


This is one of the best real estate agents in London. It was launched in 2015 with the name standing for ‘Your Online Property Agent’ and it is basically a real estate platform where users can buy and sell their property. Despite being relatively new in the property market, YOPA has made an outstanding impression in the little time that it has been around.

It was awarded, by the UK’s largest customer review website for the property industry, where it won the Best Online and Hybrid Estate Agent of the year 2018. It is an award that is based on customer reviews and it is no surprise given that this real estate agent is customer centric in their business model. In fact, customers get support from an agent who can be contacted at any time. An agent will also walk along with the customer throughout the entire process of business engagement.

YOPA actually boasts lots of good customer reviews on review platforms like TrustPilot, where it has amassed over 5K 5 star reviews.

Ludlow Thompson

This is one of the most dominant property agents in South East London. It was founded in 1993 by Stephen Ludlow and David Thompson who serve as the executive chairman and the Chief Executive Officer respectively. Since its inception, it has grown to a top property service with a network of 11 branches across the country. This real estate agent deals with property management, residential sales and other services such as but-to-let. Most customers on review sites have lauded their excellent services which perhaps explains why Ludlow Thompson has received awards for Best Transparent Agent in the UK, Best Overall Medium Chain in the UK and Best Letting Agent in the UK from All Agents.

Ludlow Thompson has also won gold status for ‘Investors in People’, an award given to employers that have made effort to have qualified and well supported staff. The agency has also ensured that their staff undertakes NFOPP Professional Industry Qualifications. They also boast longevity in management as most of the senior team have worked their way up within the agency.

Streets Ahead

Streets Ahead estate agents are another top ranking estate agent in London. It launched operations in 1990 and since then, they have laid down their expertise in South East London. This estate agent have received over 30 national awards for its excellence in operation and good customer satisfaction since 2010. Streets Ahead has also won various gold awards for excellence in customer service and having well trained staff. Moreover, they were presented with the Lettings Customer Service awards and the South East Lettings Award by the Sunday times. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are some of the awards they have won over the years:

  1. Estate agency of the year silver 2010
  2. Best Lettings agency bronze 2011
  3. Best Customer service bronze 2011
  4. Best New Homes bronze 2011
  5. Best Estate Agency Training and development Award Silver 2011
  6. Best Lettings Agency Training and development Award Bronze 2011
  7. Best Lettings Agency Marketing Bronze 2011
  8. Best Small South East Agency Gold 2011
  9. Best Estate Agency Innovation Gold 2011
  10. Corporate Social Responsibility Agency Bronze 2012
  11. Best Small South East Lettings Agency Silver 2012
  12. Best Lettings Agency Training and development Silver 2012
  13. Best Small South East Agency Gold 2012
  14. Best Lettings Agency Customer Service Gold 2012
  15. All Agents – Best Estate Agent Silver for Customer Experience 2012
  16. Best Transparent Estate Agent for Customer Experience 2012
  17. Best Greater London South Estate Agent for Customer Experience 2012
  18. Best South East Lettings Agency Gold 2013
  19. Best Lettings Agency Customer Service Gold 2013
  20. Best Lettings Agency Customer Service Gold 2014
  21. Best Lettings Agency Property Management Silver 2014
  22. Best Small South East Lettings Agency Gold 2014
  23. Shortlisted Best Lettings Agency Innovation 2014
  24. Short Listed Lettings Manager of the Year 2014 – Nick Durkin, Daniel Thornton
  25. Best Lettings Agency Customer Service Gold 2015
  26. Best Small South East Lettings Gold 2015
  27. Best Lettings Agency Property Management Silver 2015
  28. Best Estate Agency Customer Service Gold 2015
  29. Best Estate Agency Training and Development Bronze 2015
  30. Best Estate Agency Innovation Bronze 2015
  31. Negotiator Magazine Awards Community Champion of the Year 2015 Silver
  32. Negotiator Magazine Awards Medium Estate Agency of the Year 2015 Silver
  33. Short listed Estate Agency Manager of the Year 2015 Patrick Donnelly
  34. Short listed Lettings Agency Manager of the Year 2015 Nick Durkin and Daniel Thornton
  35. Shortlisted Lettings Agency Consultant of the Year – Jon Claustres
  36. Croydon Business Awards – Short listed – Commitment to the Community Award 2015

Kerr & Co Residential

This is a real estate agency in London founded by Chris Kerr in 1993. It is a family run agency that doesn’t just sell and rent property. Their main area of specialization revolves around providing excellent customer oriented services in the realm of property sales and lettings. They are also known for outstanding local knowledge and the dedication to a commitment to success.

Kerr & Co is one of the leading independent estate agents in Shepherd Bush and Hammersmith. In fact, it was named Best Estate Agent in Shepherds Bush 2018 and Best Estate Agent in Central West London 2018 by All Agents. This is an award they have won for four years in a row which also reiterates their knowledge in West London property market. This agency is a member of The National Association of Estate Agents( N.A.E.A) and The Estate Ombudsman (O.E.A) which are professional bodies that regulate and provide the highest standards of customer satisfaction.

The agency has hundreds of excellent reviews online like in All Agents where it has 300+ 5 star ratings.

Base Property Specialists LTD

Base property Specialist is an Estate & Letting agency established in 2004 by An Deckers and Kristjan Byfield with an aim to make a wide array of property services in London whether in houses, flats or apartments. They are yet another agent that has made a name thanks to customer centered services. As a matter of fact, this is a real estate agency in London that has been on the top end of awards that include winning 6 Awards at The ESTAS 2016 (The Estate & Letting Agent Awards). This included winning GOLD as the Best Lettings Office in the UK for Landlords. They have previously won a Gold Award for Best UK Property Management 2015 and a Bronze award for Best Customer Service in the UK 2016 at the ‘Lettings Agency of the Year Awards

Base is also regulated in this sector as it is a member of organizations such as ARLA, TPOS etc. They also have a good review profile on All Agents where they have over 100 5 star reviews from satisfied customers.

Douglas & Gordon

They were founded in the 1950s and over the half a century or so, they have established themselves in providing professional property services. From having an office in a flat just off Sloane Square, Douglas & Gordon have now expanded their wings around the country with offices in West and South West London, West Kensington, Chelsea, and Fulham among others. Specifically, they buy, sell, let, rent out and let customers invest in property. They offer free property valuation plus they have a website that has a knowledge sector showing investors’ analysis, the state of London housing market and results from polls they do online. That said, they, however, have mixed reactions from customers most of whom have been satisfied with their services.

Paramount Properties

Paramount Properties are the top London real estate agent that has also won a number of accolades. They have been recognized as the 6th best real estate agents in the UK out of a group with more than twelve thousand agents. They have also won other industry awards including Best Property Management, Best Single Lettings Agency London, Best Single Lettings Agency UK, Best Single Estate Agency London and Best Single Estate Agency UK at the Lettings and Estate Agency of the Year Awards. They are also a member of ARLA, TDS, NAEA and The Property Ombudsman. They also back it up with a sizeable number of good reviews from happy customers who have had an experience with them. The team at Paramount Properties is known for being knowledgeable, ready to assist and with fast response time.

RE/MAX Central

Andrea Frigo is a real estate agent in London who also happens to be the founder and owner of RE/MAX Central in London. REMAX began operations way back in 1973 in Colarado but it landed in Europe in 1995. They are a real estate and letting agents located just a stone throw away from Victoria Station in Westminster, Prime Central London. Frigo and RE/MAX have been in the real estate business for decades where they have grown their portfolio in a number of real estate services including the likes of residential properties for sale, to let services, property management, property search and real estate investment among others. He is ARLA certified with a specialty in property acquisition and property management. 

Marler & Marler

Allun Jones boasts over 30 years in management and real estate domain where he has established his name as one of the best real estate agent in London. He is a property manager and one of the partners in the team behind the Marler and Marler, an agency serving the greater area of London. They offer services for those who want to sell, buy or lease residential and commercial spaces in London. They have been in the business for over 150 years where they have made their name in the property market, particularly in and around central London. The agency has a multitalented team with specialties in a variety of niches in the property sector. Jones is himself a senior member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors plus he has lots of experience in asset management, landlord and tenant matters, and disposals.  

M&M has few reviews on the web but most of their customers have nothing but praise for their services.  

Daniel Cobb London Bridge Estate Agents

Jenny Cobb together with Tobby Cobb are the founders of Daniel Cobb real estate agents in London. It was founded way back in 1994 and it is a family run business built on family values of virtues like honesty, support, and trust. The agency offers services like buying and selling property in London, property management, property lettings, development consultancy etc. Daniel Cobb is a member of the Tenancy Deposit Scheme, which ensures that tenants can feel safe transacting with them. They are also a corporate member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) thus they adhere to the ARLA’s Code of Practice. They also won the Silver Award for Best Customer Service in 2015, which is an award recognizing their quality customer services. The real estate agency has backed this up with lots of good reviews from happy customers on platforms like Get Agent, All Agents etc. 

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