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  • New Branch Opening In Hornchurch

    17 October 2017

    We have had a fantastic start to 2017 and are achieving record figures. We are so confident in our ability to find you the best tenant at the best price that we are offering a special discounted rate on our fully managed package (that even includes our rent recovery plus policy) for just 7.5% +VAT - this is an offer not to be missed.

  • Sell before Christmas!

    13 October 2017

    Tuesday the 17th of October could be an important day if you are thinking about selling your home! It is by this date that, according to the Homeowners’ Alliance, sellers must put their homes on the market if they seriously want to sell by Christmas.

  • New Autumn Ed. 2017 | Residence Magazine

    11 October 2017

    This edition includes stunning properties, interior design ideas, recipes from the famous chef Michel Roux and much more! Pop into a branch to pick one up or download a copy!

  • Oh, we do like to live beside the seaside

    10 October 2017

    Another of our regular trawls through Land Registry data has thrown up an extraordinary statistic that dramatically highlights the actual extent of the British love affair with the seaside. It’s long been accepted that costal properties can command significant premiums to those located further inland. However, according to our latest analysis, over the past two years, that premium has averaged no less than 44%.

  • That Friday Feeling

    06 October 2017

    This time, we took a look at the day of the week when properties complete. As you can see from the graphic, Friday is far and away the most popular day, accounting for nearly half (48%) of all completions so far in 2017 – more than Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday combined!

  • Our New Landlord Hub | Manage all of your information in one place online

    06 October 2017

    As a managed or part-managed landlord, you will be able to view your account online, anywhere and anytime. Say goodbye to the filing cabinet - there’s no more need to take up your precious time printing or saving all your documents - you can spend it doing the things you want to do, not have to do.

  • Online Agents Fall Short | Cashback for Disgruntled Clients

    28 September 2017

    A special incentive scheme specifically designed to woo vendors who are less than pleased with the performance of their online agent has already proved a considerable success, according to leading agency group Arun Estates. Since its launch earlier this year, the scheme has already netted Arun more than £350,000 in additional fees.

  • Brewing Up A Storm - MacMillan's World's Biggest Coffee Morning

    28 September 2017

    Once again, your local branch of Douglas Allen is taking part in The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. If you’re in town this Friday any time between 9.00 and 12.00, why not drop in and enjoy a coffee, a treat and a friendly chat? What better way to raise much-needed funds to such a fantastically good cause!

  • It's good to talk!

    18 September 2017

    Thanks to our dedicated customer service hub and specialised support teams - we guarantee that you call will be answered any time between 8.00am and 8.00 pm, seven days a week. Not with an engaged tone, and not by a pre-recorded message offering you a number of options that may (or may not) fit the bill - but by a real live human being who is there to help you.

  • Property Newsletter | Supply & Demand

    12 September 2017

    Private rented sector (PRS) tenants are facing a shortage of suitable rental property, just at a time when demand for renting is increasing. Is selling the answer? We can help – contact us today to find out more.



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