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Read our blog for our latest news, local area focus, community actions and residential property market comment. Find out more by reading the articles below:


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Christmas Opening Hours 2021

We will be available to assist with your moving plans across the festive period. Our 2021 Christmas opening hours are detailed here for you.

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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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allAgents Award Winners again!

We are excited to announce that we received multiple awards from allAgents again this year, recognising our first-class service.

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Keep your home warm this winter

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

Alex Neil Estate Agents recently 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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Prickend Pond Chislehurst Village Conservation Area

Prickend Pond Fence Improvement Green Lane

Prickend Pond, part of a conservation area in Chislehurst now sports a freshly painted white fence. Community teamwork has improved the local aesthetics.

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Reserve New Homes with Stamp Duty paid

Buyers are taking advantage and having their Stamp Duty paid on selected new homes reserved before the 31st of August 2021.

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Alex Neil's British Property Award Chislehurst

The British Property Awards 5* Gold Winners

Our outstanding performance as an estate agent in Chislehurst has received British Property Award recognition and sees us receive a 5* gold award.

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Fees

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.