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How can sellers keep noise disruption to a minimum?

London estate agency Roy Brooks looks at how sellers can sidestep noise disruptions with some cheap and effective home improvements. Read More

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What are the key features of a dream garden?

South London estate agents Roy Brooks take a look at the key features that make up a property buyer's dream garden. Read More

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How to sell your south London home this spring

Roy Brooks looks at why spring is a great season for sellers to sell their property. Read More

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Why you should list your home before Christmas and New Year

Roy Brooks looks at why sellers should definitely consider bringing their home to market in time for Christmas. Read More

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Written by Jane Robathan, freelancer

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Is now is a peak time to sell in SE21 and SE22?

Dulwich has hit record market growth, if you're thinking of moving read this... Read More

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Roy Brooks September Blog

Landlords: Why you shouldn't ignore the student demographic

Roy Brooks guides you through the reasons why renting to students is the way forward for landlords. Read More

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Property world goes crazy for kitchens

Roy Brooks informs sellers about the importance of maximising the kitchen space. Read More

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How to sell a home

Our advice for first-time property SELLERS in London... Read More

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How to make your property stand out from the crowd: the top tips

Make your property fly off the shelf with these top tips for London sellers... Read More

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Prospects boosted all-round as confidence in housing market continues to rise

How stable is the property market? This recent homeowners' survey suggests things are very much looking up... Read More

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Written by Roy Brooks Sales Team

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How will London buyers and sellers benefit from new-look stamp duty?

Wondering how new stamp duty thresholds affect you? Sellers and buyers are now set to luck-out... Read More

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This spring, a couple of things are on the house...

We're giving away free conveyancing with an award-winning company and landlords' inventories with our favourite clerks. Read more here... Read More

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Roy Brooks explores research which suggests that three in ten house buyers have seen house purchases fall through, costing the average buyer nearly £3,000. Read More

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Love this! 1% sales fees* for lovebirds

If you're moving in together, have just got engaged, are newly married or expecting a small member to join your family, we'd like to help out... Read More

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Mr Moneybags from Monopoly running with money

London's property growth is predicted to dwindle, but we're seeing prices being pushed up.

The January market has really picked up, let's hope it doesn't run away with itself as a huge shortage of stock and favourable lending drive prices higher... Read More

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Quick! Catch our New Year offer before it runs out...

Ready to move in 2015? The first TEN instrictions we take in January get a 1% fee, so GET A WIGGLE ON and get in touch... Read More

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We raised money for WarChild!

Read how pupils of Goose Green Primary School helped us raise money for WarChild this Christmas... Read More

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The real cost of Nunhead's property

Nunhead is now commanding higher property prices, but how much higher have they got? Jane Robathan has a nose around... Read More

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A little something for the weekend...

We thought we'd sponsor Nunhead Bite. Turned out, we got REALLY into it and laid on a Roy Brooks Tour of Nunhead... Read More

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Let's look after YOU

Every new landlord can choose their own introductory offer with us. Once you've decided, get in touch and we'll sort out the rest... Read More

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Premium properties, premium tenants, premium rents.

How do landlords attract wealthier tenants willing to pay higher rents? Kelly Walsh shares her expertise... Read More

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A year on in Nunhead

A year ago we drew attention to the value in Nunhead. Look what's happened now.. Read More

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Areas that offer the most value

London's house prices are rising so fast, it's time for buyers to eye-up areas that offer the most value... Read More

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A heads-up on East Dulwich

What can you expect to buy and who can you expect to live amongst in East Dulwich?... Read More

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Nunhead opening branch offer

New branch of Roy Brooks, good old-fash generousity...

Get in quick and claim a whopping fee reduction if you're selling or renting in Nunhead, Telegraph Hill, Queen's Road, Peckham or Brockley.... Read More

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Estate agent haters, this one's for YOU

Have you just seen a property that seems far too expensive? Think estate agents waltz around making values up? Not exactly.... Read More

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In honour of Honor Oak

Honor Oak may be small but it's perfectly formed with rows of Edwardian, Victorian and 1930s' terraces... Read More

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How Forest Hill is charting in Rightmove search volume

Forest Hill has almost doubled in search volume on Rightmove and we pretty much know why... Read More

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A proper heads-up on Peckham

Peckham is becoming this season's Shoreditch for its bars but you'll uncover some ravishing period properties here too... Read More

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Camberwell Green

Camberwell is in the mix, housing-wise...

Camberwell was once a flash Georgian suburb, handy for town. These days it offers several conservation hotspots and plenty of affordable flats... Read More

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It's the perfect time to pick Sydenham

With Sydenham Arts Festival and Pop Goes Sydenham in full swing, the time is ripe to eye-up this vibrant pocket of south east London... Read More

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Why buyers should move to Nunhead

Nunhead has got a bit of good press over the past few years and Jane Robathan thinks it's about time... Read More

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Brockley is quite possibly south east London's next big thing

This week's Heads-Up focuses on a true up-and-comer, Brockley. There are many reasons to move here says Jane... Read More

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A Heads-up on South East London

We're starting a little weekly heads-up on our surrounding areas and we're kicking off with Forest Hill, SE23. Mainly because Jane lives there... Read More

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No More Property Booms Please

Your home's been valued for far more than you thought it was worth and your eyes are glazing over with delight. But be careful what you wish for warns Jane Robathan... Read More

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Tech, cash and trains carve a future for Surrey Quays

A whole lot of cash, a digi-tech hub and flashy new train line are behind the rise of a grubby little spot that now demands super-high rents.... Read More

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Grow your area

Haven't got room for broad beans in your back yard? Or do you have gardening experience you can use for the good of more? Community gardens are a really good way to improve your community and build relationships. Read More

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Property demand report reveals surge in buyers

Our latest look at search data for south east London show that demand is stronger than ever at Christmas. If there are so many buyers about, why do people stop marketing their homes at Christmas? Read More

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Help your high street and help your home...

This new shop-local thing is really a good idea. If you own your own home, you've everything to gain from making friends with your butcher... Read More

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Selling your property over Christmas

Today,the internet enables anyone to see the history of your sale from the moment you first market your home. Is it really worth taking a break at Xmas? Read More

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guide to buying property

Our easy-to-understand chart shows exactly how the property chain works, and exactly how to prepare to buy your next home. Read More

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Estate agents should be ashamed of themselves

Esate agents are breeding like bunnies. We have some pretty facts on complaints and growth. Read More

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Time to Give Your Agent the Boot?

Fed up with your agent? Want to know if they are truly useless, fobbing you off or actually doing a reasonable job? Read More

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Estate Agent Jargon-Busting

Is your estate agent talking in tongues? This week's guest blogger Rachel O'Riordan can shed light on the strange language property professionals use... Read More

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Where demand for property is highest

If you're about to buy property and you want to protect your investment as much as possible, then it's a good idea to suss out where demand is highest. We can help... Read More

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Selling up? You need to get aquainted with the Three Ps, says Felicity Blair

Want to know how to select a brilliant estate agent? Felicity Blair our Director of Sales, explains how you can get the most from your agent. Read More

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Estate Agent or Do it Yourself?

You're selling up and money is tight. Do you try and sell your house yourself or is it best to employ and estate agent? Guest blog from Robert Holmes, Wimbledon. Read More

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Will London Bridge's Shard Artfully Dodge a Double-Dip?

English Heritage tried to stop it. It almost went bust before it began. But having survived ridicule and ruin, will the Shard do business in another economic downturn? Read More

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How to buy into the next property hotspot

Dare you buy into an up-and-coming area? Use this guide to discover south east London's next top spots. Probably. Read More

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Steve Frost Announces Jubilee Prize Draw Winners!

Last Friday night, local comic Steve Frost was game enough to draw the winners of our Jubilee Prize Draw on stage... Read More

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EDDIE IZZARD

Just got wind of Eddie's planned appearance tonight. We knew local lovely STEVE FROST was performing and are over-the-moon. Read More

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Where do you want to live?

How do you find out what an area is REALLY like? The facts are at your fingertips... Read More

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Should you reduce your asking price?

If your home isn't selling, should you consider a price reduction? Check our advice to see if your price, or your agent, needs adjusting... Read More

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How property manager LEWIS GORDON got the job

There are nice job and then there are tough ones. There's little merit in being a property manager, so it took time for us to find the perfect one... Read More

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*WIN* COMEDY CABARET TICKETS NOW

We've got a pair of tickets to give away for this Friday's gig in our easy-to-enter competition... Read More

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HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MAN?

Anyone had this chap round at any time over the last 63 years? Mega-agent Colin Lowman has a birthday approaching and there's a party... Read More

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Secret Agent

Do you need a discreet home sale or let? If the thought of your neighbours knowing about your pending departure brings on a hot flush, then we have the answer. Our newly polished Roy Brooks' Secret Service™ guarantees you absolute secrecy throughout the process of marketing and selling or letting your home. Read More

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WIN tickets to Pull the Other One.222

Estate agents aren't funny... No, they're probably not. Except Viv Soan in our office. She's very funny. In fact, Viv's a comedienne and one half of the founding duo at the tremendously popular Pull the Other One gigs. Read More

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When our agent nearly got arrested

Some funny things can happen on viewings. But being mistaken for a burglar must be pretty rare. Read More

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At a stressful time when everything is up in the air, you need something you can rely on. The whole team at Roy Brooks went the extra mile to ensure things went as smoothly as possible. We couldn't have hoped for a more professional service. Thanks.

Sebastian Aslan more Testimonials here see allagents.co.uk here
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