The Balham Lettings office is located 5 minutes from Clapham South Underground Station, on the corner of Balham Hill. Martin & Co Lettings and Estate Agency are a modern firm of property advisors and investments specialists who have become synonymous with city living in Balham, Clapham and the surrounding areas of South West London.
Over the years, Martin & Co Balham Estate Agents have assisted thousands of landlords and tenants throughout South West London. By using innovative methods and advanced systems, we perform to the highest standard of property lettings, marketing and management - we also boast the lowest arrears record too!
We have a great selection of properties to rent in Balham, Clapham and the surrounding areas, including flats to rent, houses to rent, and even student homes! We are also developing our portfolio of properties to buy.
We are committed to providing a personal service to each of our clients and we strive to maintain the highest standards in every aspect of our business.
At Martin & Co, we believe that when it comes to selecting your estate agent, it is better to base the decision on the service you will receive rather than the guide price being advised on appraisal. From the moment we value your property to the day of completion we can guarantee a high level of professionalism from every member of our team. We recognise that our job is not just about selling; we're in the business of helping people move home, we will help you through every single aspect of selling your home, including getting you the best possible price for your property, dealing with solicitors throughout the process, and guiding you through any potential pitfalls that might occur.
The central London property market is one of the fastest moving and competitive in the world, and London and is an exciting but daunting place buy, rent, let and sell property. With demand often outweighing supply, marketing property for sale and to let in London may seem easy, however it is quite the opposite. You only need to walk along bustling Balham High Road to notice the surplus of estate agents in South West London, illustrating the competitiveness of the market place. There was a time when nationwide firms could boast of their vast network of sales outlets, but the internet has shifted the market in favour of specialists, who can combine their intimate knowledge of their area with access to global sales portals. Although Martin & Co is a large brand (with over 170 offices UK wide), as an independently owned franchise, our office offers the type of personal service the large firms cannot. There's no substitute for local knowledge, that's why every one of our staff know their area. We know our reputation depends on being professional and responsive, and it is our belief that our service has to be better than that of our competitors and from what we hear from our clients, it is. We understand that todays buyer or Tenant is tomorrows seller or Landlord and because we want you as a client for life, it is part our our culture to go the extra mile for all our customers.
The Balham & Clapham office of Martin & Co can be found at 137 Balham Hill SW12 9DL, located 5 minutes from Clapham South Underground Station.
We also deal with properties in Wandsworth Town, Earlsfield, Battersea and Stockwell. Main postal areas covered are SW11, SW12, SW17, SW18 and SW4.
We work very closely with the Wimbledon, and Chelsea & London Riverside offices, sharing good quality applicants, and codes of best practice to improve our service. We also share local contractors to find the best deals and lowest price for our clients.
Come and Meet Martin, We Have The Keys To Success…
Director: Naveed Salim BA (Hons)
Having previously worked in sales for 10 years, Naveed opened up our Balham & Clapham office in 2009. In spite of the economic decline, he lead the company through it's crucial first year, and into its prime with dedication, professionalism and a friendly attitude. Over the past five years Naveed has been with the company, he has worked extremely hard to change customers' perceptions of estate agency, and has maintained an excellent reputation in a very saturated market. Contact Naveed today to find out about property values in our area. 0208 675 4428. email@example.com
Director: Shahida Salim LLB (Hons) Having studied law at university and successfully qualified as a commercial/residential property solicitor, Shahida decided it was time to open a property related business. With husband Naveed, Shahida has helped build up the business and developed strong relationships with local developers and Landlords alike. She believes the success of the business is down to the relationships the company has built. Contact Shahida today for any queries regarding leases and BTL investments.
Lettings Manager: Perdie Alder BA (Hons) MA MARLA
After studying Business Development at University, Perdie set her sights on the property sector. Having worked in the industry,and locally for 2 1/2 years, Perdie leads the lettings team with passion and enthusiasm. She believes that the key to success is a friendly attitude, teamed with a professional outlook, and she always does her up most to ensure Landlords and Tenants encounter a smooth and stress free process when renting their home. If you'd like an idea on the market value of your rental property, give Perdie a call today 0208 675 4428.
Investment Specialist: Amar Khennache BA (Hons)
Having worked and lived locally all his life, Amar has always worked in sales roles, and enjoys the challenge of estate agency. Offering an unrivalled level of customer service and satisfaction, Amar often going above and beyond the call of duty, to exceed customer's expectations. Amar is focusing on the Sales side of our business, and has plenty of knowledge on the local area, speak to him today to find out about Investment Opportunities in the area 0208 675 4428.
Sales & Lettings Administrator: James Gale
After completing his Business and Georgraphy A - Levels, James was keen to get into the property industry. As our newest and youngest team member, he is focussing on sales and lettings administration, as well as heading up the social media arm of the business, to keep Martin & Co Balham & Clapham constantly in the limelight.
Short Term Rentals
As short term rentals work slightly differently to normal tenancies, we have a specialist department to deal with any short term rental requirements. Call us today on 0208 675 4428, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to find out more.
We are a family run business, with dedicated staff for both our sales and lettings departments, which means we can deliver a high level of service to all our customers.
Martin & Co go one step further than many estate agents and offer our landlords and vendors property networking hints and tips.
Every member of our team works in a co-operative and efficient way to give your property the best service possible.
Our level of service is proven by the amount of referrals we receive from all of our clients.
The Martin & Co team does not view any of their landlords, vendors, investors or applicants as another name or number; instead we become familiar with faces and engage with our clients in a friendly yet, professional manner. By establishing a good relationship with regular communication, we believe it will help to manage your letting requirements through swift and effective means.
We believe in finding the right tenants for the property as quickly as possible. We are so confident we can fulfil this promise that we offer a Martin & Co Promise Plus to our landlords..
Martin & Co have developed specialised lettings departments to handle client accounts, which means we are ready to handle any requirement you may have and you can expect to receive an expert on every level.
Having a dedicated team, all trained, experienced and qualified letting professionals, allows landlords and tenants to receive the very best in service.
After successfully developing our lettings business, and listening to our investor Landlords, we are now offering a sales service to run alongside our rental and management. We have dedicated staff on hand, trained to help you with your investment.
Unfortunately, not all agents comprehend your needs like we do, and at Martin & Co, we know your property is an important investment and serious financial venture. That’s why we take it as part of our responsibility to look after your property to the best standard.
Our staff are qualified and trained at the Martin & Co National Training Academy, we are proud of our staff and we fully invest in their skills. Our team offer free impartial advice, news and updateson a number of local letting matters.
We ensure our staff are trained to the highest industry standards and that every member on the team understands the dynamics of letting and managing property successfully.
Balham – Small Town centre. In recent years Balham has witnessed significant change, which is reflected by an increasingly affluent residential population. Hildreth Street Market has been a street market in Balham since 1903 and is still in the hub of Balham. Excellent over and underground stations with direct links into Central London.
Clapham – Town in South London with a stunning common at its heart, popular area for the middle-class and young city professionals.
Tooting - A district in south London, located in the London Borough of Wandsworth. It is situated 5 miles south-west of Charing Cross. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London.
Tube trains run from Balham, Clapham North, Clapham South and Clapham Common on the Northern Line, and on the Victoria Line from Balham, Vauxhall and Stockwell, but the mainline station to Victoria and London Bridge is a well-kept secret with trains taking 7 minutes to Victoria and 19 minutes to London Bridge, and you can usually get a seat!
There’s a huge demand for 2, 3 & 4 bedroom properties for professional sharers at present.
Our typical landlords & landladies are a mixture of former graduates, moving into their new family home whilst renting out their first home, and some major investors and developers.
Our typical tenant profiles are graduates who have got their first job in London, and are looking for a commutable journey and enjoyable nightlife.
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