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London Overground Evolution

In evolution, Transport for London (TfL) has unveiled new names for the six lines of the London Overground to celebrate this diversity and pay homage to the city's heritage.

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Your route to a new property?

Contract Reassignments

With the abundant building programme of brand-new homes and luxury developments, prospective buyers often ask us about contract reassignments.

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A legacy of excellence since 1984

New Year New Beginnings

Many home movers will see the new year as an excellent time for new beginnings. The new year often symbolises a fresh start for many individuals.

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A legacy of excellence since 1984

The pillars of our success

The pillars of our success lay the foundations for your seamless property journey and home move. Let us be the architects of your success.

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Alex Neil posses abundant local expertise

The value of local expertise

For periods, the value of local expertise possessed by independent estate agents like Alex Neil became overshadowed by online-only estate agents promising savings.

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Desirable properties proliferate Canary Wharf

Best properties to buy in Canary Wharf

Many people ask us how to find the best properties to buy in Canary Wharf. The answer and the principles for success are similar for any property search area.

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Would you like to move before Christmas?

Sell and move home before Christmas

Act now if you want to sell and move home before Christmas. In fact, time and speed are of the essence!

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Keyword research for estate agents near me

Search term research 'estate agents near me'

Our keyword research reveals that 'estate agents near me' is often the most popular search term sellers and buyers use.

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Apartments in Brunel Point Rotherhithe SE16

Rotherhithe, Canada Water and Surrey Quays

When considering buying a property south of the River Thames, we highly recommend living in SE16's Rotherhithe, Canada Water and Surrey Quays.

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Summer drinks on the garden table

Sell your home this summer

When you’re selling your home, we recommend you bring the essence of the season into the presentation of your property.

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Buy-to-let properties come in all shapes and sizes

Buy-to-Let Landlords Sell London Properties

We explore why now is a good time for Buy-to-Let Landlords to sell their London properties.

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Canalside developments in East London are very popular

Canary Wharf and East London property market

Exploring the Canary Wharf and East London Property Market, where thriving business meets vibrant living.

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Buying in Docklands when you need to sell first

Buying a home when you need to sell first

Are you buying a property when you need to sell your home first? Of course, buying any property is more challenging with a dependent sale.

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Is it time to sell or buy a property?

How is the property market's performance today?

Homeowners and buyers are keenly interested in the property market's performance. Therefore, is now a good time to sell or buy a property?

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Decisions about property purchase is influenced by presentation

Property purchase by successful buyers

Property purchase today is still relatively straightforward. However, the changeable property market presents familiar and new challenges for buyers.

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Sellers achieve over 99 percent of asking price

Sellers achieve over 99 percent of asking price

Our statistics show that through 2022 on average, we achieved 99.7% of the asking prices. So, your route to the best price can start here!

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Is living near water a secret of happiness

Could living near water be a secret of happiness? Health experts speak widely about the therapeutic benefits of nature.

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Are you thinking of selling your home in 2023?

Selling your home in the new year

Are you thinking of selling your home in the new year? How about making some resolutions to benefit your property?

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Buyers viewing a prospective property

Selling or buying property

We provide Information, advice and guidance for people selling or buying a property by the end of the year.

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Stylish room presentation helps sell your property

Sights, scents and sounds help sell property

We want to share sights, scents and sounds that can help to present and sell a property.

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Key things affecting homebuyers

If you are considering moving home, here are some key things affecting homebuyers right now.

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Stylish garden office, a work space at home

Properties with garden offices

Properties with garden offices rank highly on some buyers' wish lists for their new homes.

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Four dishy ideas to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible

Make your kitchen irresistible to buyers

We have compiled four dishy ideas to make your kitchen deliciously irresistible to buyers.

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The benefits of making homes greener

Energy costs and climate change are leading homeowners to investigate making their homes greener.

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A Georgian terrace with Alex Neil Sold Boards

The Sales Process and Conveyancing

The sales process and conveyancing form part of every seller's and buyer's journey when they sell or buy a property. Find out more information.

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House prices & cost of living

How does the cost of living affect house prices?

The rising cost of living leads to increased speculation about how house prices will react.

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Senses are a powerful asset

Finding a new home is a daunting task, and our senses are a powerful asset when choosing a property.

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Alex Neil Advanced High Street Estate Agent

Advanced High Street Estate Agent

Alex Neil is an advanced high street estate agent in East London, South East London and North Kent.

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A couple choose their new home

Property, our most significant purchase

Buying a property is likely to be our most significant lifetime purchase. So it is exciting when you commence your search for a new home.

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Spring time blossom enhances properties

Selling your home will involve tactical decisions

Selling your home will involve tactical decisions, as well as practical and heartfelt ones. And tactically, one month is proven to be better than others.

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Declutter living rooms to maximise space

Decluttering before marketing

We recommend that homeowners look around their environment and conduct sympathetic decluttering before marketing their property.

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New Year - Fresh start

We view 2022, the new year, as a fresh start, and many will make resolutions. Aspirations to get fitter and healthier are trendy choices.

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January is a good month to sell your property

January is a good month to sell your property

Today's topical question is whether January is a good month to sell your property? In response, we reply with a resounding yes!

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Record breaking year for home moves

Record breaking year for home moves

2021 has been a record-breaking year for home moves. We have been continually surprised by the demand for properties, not just from local people.

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Keep yourself and your pets warm

Keep you and your home warm this winter

Wintery weather is upon us, and the Alex Neil team brainstormed some ideas to help you and your home stay warm this winter.

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Selling your property quickly

One could reason that selling your property quickly will be the default response to marketing your home, strategic marketing can ensure this.

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Alex Neil FIA Membership confirmation

Alex Neil FIA Membership October 2021 to June 2023

Alex Neil Estate Agents accepted the invitation to apply for FIA (Federation of Independent Estate Agents) membership.

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Selling your property in October around Halloween

Selling your property at any time of year presents sellers with challenges, October and Halloween offer up further considerations.

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Wisteria blooming around a house window

Selling your property in Spring

Spring is historically a season when aspirational homeowners enter the market, are you thinking about selling your home?

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A Terraced House sold by Alex Neil

Rising London prices, stamp duty, low interest rates

Couple the fastest average time to sell a home, rising London prices, stamp duty savings, low interest rates and you create a potent set of ingredients.

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Sand flowing through an hourglass

Beating the Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline

The Stamp Duty Holiday Deadline is 31st March 2021 and action taken now will maximise your chances of beating it, time is running out.

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The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?

The key to property sales success is in the article title, ‘The market is moving, isn’t it time you did?’.

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Ability Place in Canary Wharf E14

Stamp Duty Holiday for Purchasers

A headline measure amongst another wave of economic stimulus packages by Rishi Sunak, Chancellor of The Exchequer is a stamp duty holiday.

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Lockdown eases, activity increases, prices steady

The government’s momentum for easing lockdown measures has continued and we report increased activity that has exceeded our expectations.

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A modern kitchen is appealing to buyers

Property investment long term capital growth

As a London estate agent of longstanding we’ve forged relationships with many investor landlords over the years.

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