Estate Agents in Ilford - Area Guide

Estate Agents in Ilford, IG1

When you require the services of an estate agents in Ilford, IG1 we are an excellent choice. Alex Neil were established in 1984 and have a very successful history of selling and letting property in Ilford and IG1.

Ilford is a lively, large town situated in East London within the London Borough of Redbridge. Rich in history, Ilford has connections to the brick industry and perhaps more surprisingly the Ice Age and Mammoths.

A well-preserved Mammoth skull complete with tusks was discovered in Ilford by naturalist Antonio Brady, it has been displayed in the Natural History Museum, a cast replica has been exhibited in the Redbridge Museum on Clements Road. Exchange Ilford shopping centre presents those in need of retail therapy with a wide variety of ways to spend leisure time and money. Ongoing redevelopment of the town centre shopping areas include a new street market expected in 2020.

Fundamental to the regeneration of Ilford is the Crossrail Station, Canary Wharf can be reached in around 17 minutes. Ilford Station is in Zone 4 and existing services to Liverpool Street only take 18 minutes and another reason the area’s popularity with commuters. Will Crossrail be bringing you to work when the project is completed?

Property prices are more favourable than areas like Stratford and make Ilford a tangible alternative with many attractive reasons to buy or rent a home. 1930’s terraced and semi-detached properties are both common place and popular, you can also expect to find flat conversions, new build developments and towers like Pioneer Point which were designed specifically for the rental market.

Ilford and its immediate surrounding areas are home to some beautiful parks and greenspaces including South Park, Seven Kings Park and Valentines Park. South Park is a Green Flag awarded open space with a large beautiful lake, it’s popular with walkers, runners and those who enjoy a breath of fresh air.

Improving town centre infrastructure, Crossrail and other rail connections, great shopping and open spaces continue to improve Ilford’s popularity. If you are seeking an estate agents in Ilford and require a sales or rental valuation of your property, or when you are looking to purchase or rent a new home, we look forward to assisting you. Keep up to date with our latest news, area insight and market comment by visiting our blog.

Please read our Leyton E10 Area Guide, Beckton E6 Area Guide, Stratford E15 Area Guide, Bow E3 Area Guide, Hackney E9 Area Guide, Bethnal Green E2 Area Guide and Isle of Dogs E14 Area Guide they are also worthy of exploration.


Tenant Information

Refundable Holding deposit - 1 weeks rent

Security Deposit 5 weeks rent for annual rental under £50,000, or 6 weeks rent for annual rental over £50,000

Rent - The agreed monthly rent

Changes to tenancy - £50 inc VAT

Early termination charge - Not exceeding the landlord’s financial losses

Late payment of rent Interest of 3% above BoE base rate for each day the rent is late, once it is 14 days overdue

Replacement keys - Reasonable costs

Utilities, council tax, communication services, TV Licence etc Tenants own responsibility unless otherwise stated

Client Money Protection Scheme Membership details Alex Neil are members of CMP (client money protect)

Property Redress Scheme Membership details: Alex Neil are members of The Property Ombudsman. Membership number N00018.