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Welcome to Beresford Residential
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    Beresford Residential are one of the most highly regarded independent estate agents in South London with a track record of achieving great results for our clients and a strong reputation for professionalism, integrity and customer service.

    We specialise in residential sales, lettings and property management and pride ourselves on offering an honest and professional service that is tailored to the needs of each individual client, delivered by friendly, experienced and qualified staff. What sets us apart is that we have a genuine commitment to building long-term relationships and we aim to do that by listening closely to what you want.

    Our extensive knowledge of the local area means that we can provide our clients with accurate market valuations and detailed advice on the right marketing strategy to ensure maximum interest and quick results.

    Our branch network serves the boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth, Wandsworth, Croydon and Merton and we offer an extensive selection of properties for sale and to let, ranging from studio apartments to large family homes. We provide free market appraisals for property owners and our service is built around highly effective marketing campaigns delivered by a team of qualified and experienced local experts that are dedicated to providing a five star service.

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Why choose Beresford Residential?
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    Choosing a letting agent to work with can be a daunting task, with dozens to choose from and a range of services and fee structures to decipher. At Beresford Residential we guarantee you a first class service and the best possible results. We do this with the goal of building long-term relationships with our clients and furthering our reputation as the local area's leading independent estate agent.

    So what is it that we do to ensure that you get great service and the best possible results?

    Comprehensive & Innovative Marketing Approach

    When you are letting your property, the one thing that is certain is the more exposure that your property receives, the more enquiries will be generated. A larger volume of enquiries enables us to create greater competition for your property and this in turn can drive the price higher and ensure that offers come in quicker. This is what we do to ensure maximum exposure and the best possible rental price for your property...

    · More Active Tenants - We consistently list more rental properties than any other agent in the local area which means that the vast majority of active tenants will have contacted us about one of these properties. We often register in excess of 1000 tenants each month and our network of branches has a combined database of over2000 actively looking tenants.

    · Interactive Modern Website - Our interactive and high-ranking website drives tenants to property that we are marketing and our email marketing ensures that they receive prompt email alerts the moment that we list a new property that matches their requirements. Tenants are able to register via our website and the advanced functionality means that they can use features such as the "Draw a Map" search, saved properties and searches, Google streetview mode and ultra high-resolution images.

    · Bigger Online Launch - We ensure that your property receives maximum exposure by featuring it on all of the major online property portals such as Rightmove, Primelocation and Zoopla. In addition to our automated property alerts that go out to hundreds of suitable tenants, we also promote our listings via the most popular and relevant social networks. This is important given that most of our professional tenants fall into the 20-40 age bracket, a demographic that are highly likely to interact with social media.

    · Better Photography and Property Write-up - First impressions count for a lot and poor photos or the lack of a full property description may mean that tenants never even get as far as clicking on your property listing. To make sure that we attract the level of interest that your property deserves, we will ensure that our advertisements include photographs of all interior rooms, a photo of the exterior of the property from the street and images of any outside space that is included with the property.

    · Eye-Catching Window Displays - The window displays in our prominent branches display a selection of our available properties so that tenants that live locally can see a range of the properties available with us out of hours.

    Five-Star Customer Service

    We actively request feedback from every client that we deal with. Our online reviews have earned us Customer Service Awards and we are the highest reviewed agent in SW2 and SW16. We are also ranked in the top 1% of agents across the UK based on customer review scores (independent reviews from allagents.co.uk).

    And how do we achieve this? It's thanks to our dedicated team and highly personal service. At Beresford Residential we believe that it is our people that make us great at what we do and we only recruit the best local staff in the industry.

    We ensure that all of our managers hold relevant NFOPP qualifications and all of our consultants either hold the same qualifications or are working towards them. We believe that this sets us apart from our competition and enables us to offer you expert advice and a first class service. We also ensure that all of our staff receive regular and on-going training, so we can keep up-to-date with any changes in legislation and so that we can continue to improve the customer experience that we deliver.

    Local Expertise

    Our branch network gives us a unique insight into the property market across the boroughs of Lambeth, Wandsworth, Southwark, Merton and Croydon. In these areas our branch managers and senior staff have expert knowledge of local property prices gained through years of living and working close by. This expertise enables us to provide accurate property valuations and offer property investment advice to landlords and investors.

    Longer Opening Hours

    We work longer hours than most of our competition to ensure that there is always someone on hand to show buyers or tenants around your property whether it be before work, after work, or at weekends. Our prominent offices are open six days a week and we conduct viewings up until 8pm during weekdays and all day on Saturdays. We also employ more staff than most of our competitors, so there will always be someone on hand to assist you during the process.

    Fully Industry Regulated

    We have chosen to sign up with the industry's leading professional bodies so that our clients can rest assured that they are dealing with an accountable and professional agent.

    We are full members of ARLA, the NAEA and The Property Ombudsman for Sales and Lettings. We are also members of the SafeAgent scheme, which means that all of our landlords and tenants can be certain that any money held by us is kept in a dedicated and insured Client Account. Lastly, we are members of the London Rental Standard, an initiative launched by the Mayor of London to raise standards of the private rental sector in London.

    Supporting the Local Community

    As a local independent business we feel that it is important for us to give back to the local community that we serve which is why we have made a long-term commitment to supporting as many local schools and charities as we can. Over the past five years we are delighted to have been able to donate thousands of pounds to great causes including Jubilee Primary School in Tulse Hill, Furzedown Annual Charity Events, and to YoungMinds, a charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.

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Renting
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    House hunting can be time-consuming and at times frustrating. Searching through thousands of online adverts, calling multiple estate agents and trying to find time to fit in viewings around other commitments can be difficult, especially when you are working to a tight deadline. To help make things easier, we have broken the process down in to five easy to follow steps.

    STEP ONE - Register with Us

    Register with us through our website, via email or over the phone and we will take a detailed summary of your requirements. Once registered we will phone you or email property alerts as soon as property to let that meets your criteria becomes available. We record your search criteria in as much detail as possible so that we can ensure that we only contact you about properties that closely fit your requirements.

    STEP TWO - Viewings

    Once we have suggested a property that you like the look of, we will book you in for a viewing. For your convenience, we are available up to 8pm on weeknights and 10am-4pm on Saturdays.

    STEP THREE - Making an Offer

    If you would like to make an offer to rent one of the properties that we have shown you we will ask you to pay a £400 holding deposit and complete a brief application form. This holding deposit is fully refundable should the landlord not accept your offer for any reason, and where your offer is accepted then it will be put towards your first month's rent. Once your offer has been accepted, the holding deposit becomes non-refundable and the property is taken off of the market.

    The application form gives you a full breakdown of the costs and explains the conditions of the tenancy. To ensure that you meet the criteria set by our preferred independent referencing agency one of our consultants is always on hand to hep and advise

    STEP FOUR - Referencing

    After your offer has been accepted by the landlord, we then proceed to take up references. Our referencing is usually carried out by an independent referencing agency and they will request that you complete an online application form. Once this has been submitted, they will run a credit check and request references from your current landlord and employer. If you are self-employed your accountant may be contacted for a reference, or you may be asked to provide copies of your last tax returns. If you are a student or work on a temporary/contract basis, you may be required to provide a UK-based guarantor who will also undergo the same referencing procedure. Each tenant and guarantor is also required to provide photographic proof of identity and we may request recent bank statements to back up your references.

    Once you have submitted your referencing application, we will keep you updated whilst the process is being completed and advise you if any of the referees have failed to respond.

    STEP FIVE - Payments and Paperwork

    Once all of the referencing has been completed, we will ask you to arrange for the final payment to be transferred to us. This will usually be for the first month's rent, the security deposit (usually equal to six weeks rent) and our agency fee.

    You will also be sent a copy of the tenancy agreement via an online platform that will enable you to electronically sign the document. This will include all of the terms and conditions that apply to your tenancy, plus it will confirm details of the tenancy deposit protection.

    Once all of the paperwork has been completed, we will hand over keys to the property and you can start unpacking your suitcase!

    Our Five-Star Customer Service Promise

    We actively request feedback from every client that we deal with. Our online reviews have earned us Customer Service Awards and we are the highest reviewed agent in SW2 and SW16. We are also ranked in the top 1% of agents across the UK based on customer review scores (independent reviews from allagents.co.uk).

    And how do we achieve this? It's thanks to our dedicated team and highly personal service. At Beresford Residential we believe that it is our people that make us great at what we do and we only recruit the best local staff in the industry.

    We ensure that all of our managers hold relevant NFOPP qualifications and all of our consultants either hold the same qualifications or are working towards them. We believe that this sets us apart from our competition and enables us to offer you expert advice and a first class service. We also ensure that all of our staff receive regular and on-going training, so we can keep up-to-date with any changes in legislation and so that we can continue to improve the customer experience that we deliver.

    Fully Industry Regulated for Complete Peace of Mind

    We have chosen to sign up with the industry's leading professional bodies so that our clients can rest assured that they are dealing with an accountable and professional agent. We are full members of ARLA, the NAEA and The Property Ombudsman for Sales and Lettings.

    We are also members of the SafeAgent scheme, which means that all of our landlords and tenants can be certain that any money held by us is kept in a dedicated and insured Client Account. Lastly, we are members of the London Rental Standard, an initiative launched by the Mayor of London to raise standards of the private rental sector in London.

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Meet Our Team
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    Pete Ranki, Assistant Branch Manager
    Pete was born and grew up in Brixton but is in fact half Hungarian and half Scottish. After studying Sport Management at Brighton University, he started his working life in Insurance. Having got a taste for sales and feeling that it was time for a new challenge, Pete moved into estate agency as a Sales Negotiator in Streatham. In February 2015, Pete joined the Beresford Residential Brixton branch as a Property Consultant.

    "After three years in Brighton during my degree, I moved back to Brixton and started my career working for an insurance company in Bromley. I was there for four years in total, working as a sales consultant and then an internal auditor. During this time I got a real taste for sales and although I enjoyed the office atmosphere, I felt that I would like to interact with my clients more than just over the phone."
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    Michael Oduniyi, Property Consultant
    Michael grew up in South East London, mainly around Camberwell where he currently lives. Prior to becoming a Lettings Negotiator in early 2014, he worked in sales and customer service in several different industries. Having decided he wanted a career in estate agency, Michael joined Beresford Residential in September 2015 as a Property Consultant in the company's Camberwell Branch.

    "I love the challenge of sales and understand the importance of customer service. My diverse professional background which includes experience in the property, technology and retail sectors has enabled me to take the best practices from each and strengthen my communication, sales and customer service skills. As soon as I started as an Estate Agent, I knew this was the job for me. It's challenging, fast-paced and I love the social aspect of meeting new people, building professional relationships and helping to make a difference. Basically, I get to put all of my skills to good use and there's never a dull moment!"
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    Joe Casey, Property Manager
    Joined Beresford Residential in September 2014

    "Joe is a hard-working, diligent and intelligent individual who has quickly become a valuable member of our Property Management Department. Since joining Beresford Residential Joe has quickly taken on a thorough understanding of our procedures and processes which allows him to offer a first class service to our landlord and tenants."
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    Karl Reynolds, Senior Property Manager
      Karl moved to London in 2010 to start a career in property and following a short spell as a Lettings Negotiator, Karl moved away from sales and into property management. Karl joined Beresford Residential as a Property Manager in 2012 and since joining the company he has completed the NFOPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management.
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      Angelo Tormena, In-House Photographer
        Angelo joined Beresford Residential in 2015 having spent the previous four years in London as a freelance photographer specialising in shows and events. Originally from Treviglio in Italy, Angelo has over 10 years experience as a professional photographer and a passion for property.
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        Joe Laurence, Senior Branch Manager
          Joe joined Beresford Residential as a Property Consultant in 2012 after having spent two years working in financial sales in the City of London. He quickly progressed through the ranks and in 2014 was promoted to the position of Branch Manager. Joe holds a degree in Real Estate Valuation and Management and since joining Beresford Residential has completed the NFOPP Technical Award in Residential Letting and Property Management and the Technical Award in Sales of Residential Property.
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          Testimonials
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            We actively request feedback from every client that we deal with. Our online reviews have earned us Customer Service Awards and we are the highest reviewed agent in SW2 and SW16. We are also ranked in the top 1% of agents across the UK based on customer review scores.

            Here are just a few of our great reviews...

          Testimonials from Landlords

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            "This is the second year running that I have used Beresford Residential and I've been treated really well. Ryan Enright worked really hard to get me good tenants and all the staff including Joe Casey and Karl Reynolds were always available to deal with my enquiries. The result was my flat has never been left empty for any length of time. You get a good value, personalised service with Beresfords. They really made me feel like a valued client and I'll continue to use them to rent out my property." Laura Baines, Lambert Road, Landlord
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            "I was really impressed with the whole service from Beresford. I'd called into the office in Camberwell on the off chance because I was walking past. The viewing was booked promptly, the service was really friendly and the amount of rent they suggested was exactly what we got. Pete received a few offers and talked me through them and I'm really happy with the tenants they got for us. It only took about a week and they moved in within a fortnight so it all worked extremely well. Joe was really efficient letting us know what we needed to do before the tenants moved in and was really great sorting everything out for the move in date. We were on holiday at the time and it was made really easy and stress free. I have another property I rented out through a different agent who I wouldn't use again as the service from them has been really underwhelming compared to Beresford. I would highly recommend Beresford Residential. Friendly, efficient and excellent service." Hannah, Warner Road, Landlord
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            "Tufael was excellent and provided all the required information and also talked us through the process which Beresford Residential would take to find the appropriate tenants for the flat. Tufael kept us up-to date at every stage, and was very accommodating in answering any queries..... Very smooth handover.... Commendable." Vipul, Streatham High Road, Landlord
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            "I originally spoke to Tufael and I found him to be polite and friendly. He reassured me he would find tenants for my property and he brought prospective tenants to the property that same day. I also had dealings with Zara and both Zara and Tufael were friendly and knowledgeable and they made my search for a tenant as stress free as possible. They kept me updated at every step of the way and gave feedback from every viewing. I would highly recommend their services to my friends and family and I will only ever use Beresford Residential for all my housing needs." Ollie, Mitcham Lane, Landlord

          Testimonials from Tenants

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            "We chose to rent the property through Beresford Residential because of Danielle. She encouraged us to get our offer in that evening which resulted in us having the offer accepted. Danielle was extremely helpful and ensured we secured the property with her advice. I would highly recommend her services to others." Thurane, Tenant
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            "It was and still a pleasure to deal with Chris, he was very helpful, showed me two properties and I put an offer for the second one I saw. He was professional, convincing but not pushy." Dr Eslam Ibrahim, Tenant
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            "From the outset my contact at the agency, Tufael was accessible, well-informed and polite. Beresford make house hunting, which has the potential to be labour intensive, stressful and heatbreaking, very smooth, transparent and fast turnaround." Michael, Tenant
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