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About Us
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    Buying and selling property can be full of emotion and we want to be on hand to guide you through the process. Boyce Brixham has been trading in Brixham and has over 90 years' experience. The force behind its success is its intelligent team, who are local individuals with extensive local knowledge. Since BB first opened its door in 1925 it's gone on to sell over 10,000 Brixham and TQ5 homes. And in recent years have branched out into lettings and property management.

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    History 

    In 1925, Leslie Boyce (L.J.) opened an Independent Estate Agent's office in Fore Street, trading as L.J. Boyce & Co. In 1952 Leslie moved the Brixham office to its present position. Leslie was a long serving member of the Brixham Urban District Council and "lived, slept and ate" Brixham. Grandson, Mark Boyce, joined the firm in 1986 and soon discovered the same attraction to Estate Agency and working in Brixham.

    Boyce Brixham is part of the fabric of this town and our proud to be one of the town's most established, respected, yet forward thinking businesses.

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Our services
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    Selling


    Fantastic Internet portal coverage 

    Your property will appear on all the major property portals, all the big "hitters" taking your property to a world wide audience - including, Rightmove, Zoopla, Primelocation, Radar Homes etc. Our online marketing is compatible with all of today's popular devices including iPads and smart phones.

    An eye-catching website 

    We regularly upgrade our site and have designed it for your ease and to promote your property with powerful images and pazzaz! Optimised to rank top of the list with search engines.

    Beautifully sited office 

    Right in the heart of Brixham's main street and adjacent the main pedestrian access from the central car park. Bright and welcoming - the best position in the street?

    Quality printed sales details with floor plans and Energy Performance Certificate (EPC).

    Accompanied viewings by our local experienced negotiators.

    Open house & auctions

    We are pleased to arrange Open House Sessions and are in partnership with an auction house should we feel that is an option.

    Extensive list of applications from all over the UK and the world! Our phenomenal data base has grown over the last few years.

    Newspaper advertising 

    Large eye catching adverts regularly in the Herald Express and sometimes in Devon Life, Western Morning News and other regional papers like the Birmingham Post.

    For Sale boards with that very recognisable orange trim! Optional but surprisingly effective.

    Competitive commissions 

    As an independent agent we are able to discuss this with you on an individual basis.

    Saturday opening 

    We open all day Saturday unlike some of our competition! Where possible we will also try to arrange Sunday viewings.

    Additionally all the above are tied together by a team with a professional attitude and great integrity.

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Our services
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    Buying


    Many of our buyers are from outside Devon and we particularly welcome them to the Brixham experience. We are very proud of our town and likewise wish to make that purchase experience as smooth as possible.

    We will guide buyers through the process and fully understand that many clients are not fully aware of all the requirements as the sale progresses. We are here to help and no question is too small or too stupid!

    Once a property has been selected we are able to supply buyers with details of three or four professional surveyors should a survey be required. We are happy to meet any trades at properties should anything need quantifying or checking over.

    We also work with independent mortgage brokers that we are able to introduce purchasers to. Again, we have also developed first class links with local solicitors and are very pleased to make introductions. Naturally we also have a list of removal companies based in Torbay.

    Our aim is to work with you and offer support when needed.

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    Lettings

    Boyce Brixham provide a complete and professional letting and management service for residential property. Please visit our website for further information on lettings and tenants fees.


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    Valuation

    We offer a free market valuation and full appraisal. We'll organise one of our experienced valuers to visit your property at a time convenient for you.

    We will naturally advise you as to any affordable home improvements or changes that we feel will improve your chances of selling quickly and help you achieve the highest possible price.

    Please note that where a written valuation is required for professional purposes - for solicitors, accountants "etc" a fee will be charged.

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    We proudly support Torbay Lifeboats

    2016 marks 150 years of the RNLI and the Torbay Lifeboat. To celebrate this Boyce Brixham are proudly showing their support by donating £20 for every For Sale board we put up over the next year!

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Who's behind Boyce Brixham...
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    Mark Boyce - Director
    Joined L J Boyce in 1986 and has been delighted to carry the family business forward. Mark has carried out all aspects of estate agency and has a passion to continually develop the business. After stints in London and Edinburgh, Mark returned to Brixham back in 1986 to follow in his Grandfather's steps. Mark feels extremely privileged to work in such a lovely community with such diverse properties. Mark has literally sold thousands of Brixham homes since the mid-Eighties!
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    Janet Townsend - Office Manager
    Janet started at L J Boyce in 1997 and soon showed her superb organisational skills and was appointed Office Manager. Janet is a local girl who knows Brixham extremely well and has lived in the port all her life. Consequently Janet has exceptional local knowledge and manages the team in a highly efficient manner. Janet is office based.
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    Will Litherland - Senior Valuer & Negotiator
    A local Brixham lad who gained a Masters Degree in Product Design but eventually returned to Torbay to work in Estate Agency. Having gained five years' experience in Torquay and Paignton, Will went back to his roots and joined L J Boyce in March 2012. Will loves his Brixham "patch" and again has great knowledge and many local contacts. Will prides himself on giving "best advice" and is prepared to go the "extra mile".
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    Sarah King - Office Sales and Administration
    Sarah joined L J Boyce in 2007 and is a real "anchor person" in the office. Sarah has had many years' experience working for a local solicitor and this knowledge compliments her desire to help clients with property matters. Sarah has lived in Brixham for thirty years and has many local contacts.
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    Siobhan Jordain - Valuer and Negotiator
    Siobhan has worked in Estate Agency in the South Devon area for 10 years and is another Brixham born and bred team member! Siobhan joined us in April 2014 as a valuer and negotiator and has great experience in both these fields. Add to that superb local knowledge and you have a dynamic mix which brings great results. Siobhan has been a great asset to the team
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      Avril Campbell - Negotiator
      Avril started her estate agency career in Middlesex where she was very successful & was used to working at a fast London pace and negotiating hard on the behalf of vendors. After some years in the industry she moved down to Torbay with her family and joined the team in 2011. Avril is tenacious and enjoys matching the right home to the right person. She is also great at chasing solicitors & conveyancers when needed!
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      Meghan Callaghan - Negotiator & Office Sales
      L J Boyce were delighted to invite Meghan to join the Company in 2013 on an Apprenticeship Scheme. A local Brixham girl, whose parents are both well-known teachers, who adds a refreshing touch of youth to the office. Meghan has good experience in Lettings which is particularly useful when helping our 'buy to let' clients. She really enjoys the buzz of putting sales together. Meghan has also sung in local bands and is a great team player.
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      Kit Greenslade- IT/Digital Developer 
      Kit joined L J Boyce in March 2017 as It/Digital Developer. A local boy to the area. Kit was previously an Ict Technician at one of the local secondary schools, but he decided it was time for a new challenge. As well as working on the digital side of things, Kit will also be working in office. He is very much looking forward to learning everything involved with estate agency.
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      Dale James -Lettings Manager 
      Dale has worked as a letting agent for over 28 years. Recently also presenting the Licensing training courses for the Welsh governments landlord and letting agent licensing scheme 'rent smart wales'. He also trains landlords and agents for various organisations in England. Dale Joined us in July 2017 as lettings manager.
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      Tracy Jones - Lettings Manager
      Tracy joined the Lettings Department in July 2011. Previously Tracy had a career in banking, working for both Barclays and the Halifax. Tracy became the official 'Lettings Manager' in Spring 2016. Tracy is a Lancashire lass and gives the office a nice northern streak!
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      Allison Pittuck - Lettings
      Allison joined L J Boyce in 2008 after making the big move with her family from the South East. In the early years Allison had a career in banking. Since 2010 Allison has been operating in the L J Boyce Lettings Department which has grown in size.
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      Brixham
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        A pretty fishing port and seaside town
        Brixham is a most appealing town, a bustling port with a vibrant feel all year around. A beautiful natural harbour with colourful cottages on the surrounding hillsides enjoying the constant "buzz" of harbour life. There are many shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs on the waterfront. Just pick a restaurant and sample the local scallops, crab and fish and watch the world go by.

        There are plenty of quaint narrow little streets and lanes to enjoy exploring and of course wonderful marine walks along the fish quay, the marina, the Breakwater, Shoalstone Beach and many other coves and inlets.

        Berry Head Coast & Country Park is nearby with dramatic coast walks and access to the breathtaking coastal pathway which goes via Sharkham Point to Kingswear.

        Brixham is a wonderful place to sail, canoe, fish or just walk around and a great base for exploring Torbay and the South Hams, including Dartmouth and Totnes.

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      49 Fore Street,
      Brixham,
      South Devon,
      TQ5 8AG

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      Buying: 01803 367050  Local call rate

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      Testimonials from Sellers

      • Seller Testimonial

        A well deserved thank you to all on Team L J Boyce
        A well deserved thank you to all on Team L J Boyce. Excellent people skills, perseverance, and politeness.
                                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                       Mr Wallis
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        ..for the hard work and dedication..
        I cannot say how grateful we all are in the family for the hard work and dedication you put into selling Mum's house, your service and approach is second to none. What an amazing team you all are, we are forever in your debt! When we are next down it will be in a visiting mode so we will definitely pop our heads in the door.
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        ..I will recommend you to others..
        Thank you for your professional and efficient manner during this sale. I will use you again and recommend you to others.

                                                                                                                                  A. F
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        ..Very professional and extremely helpful..
        Very professional and extremely helpful with all queries. Kept us updated as the sale was extended due to the seller's chain, which made us feel at ease.

                                                                                 Ombudsman's survey review
      • Seller Testimonial

        .. on hand to give expert advice and guidance ..
        Boyce Brixham was my first choice in which to entrust the marketing and sale of my home. Their professional and friendly team were on hand to give expert advice and guidance and also feedback after every viewing. Their expertise and knowledge is second to none and I felt totally confident instructing them with my house. From start to finish they managed the whole transition from valuation, to instruction, from compiling the property details to accompanying viewing, to the final offer and completion, everything was managed expertly. I am only hoping they can open a 
        Boyce Teignmouth in the future when I look to move next time!

                                                                                                                       Mrs R. Bourke
      • Seller Testimonial

        .. expertly handled at all times ..
        I just wanted to put fingers to keyboard to say a big thank you for all your effort in selling our house. Please pass on to all the team a massive thank you as from the first visit to discuss valuations to the final completion everything was first class and expertly handled at all times. Well done Will for rising to the challenge to get Milton Street sold and completed this summer before my wedding in September, I knew you would do it! 

                                                                                                                                      (R.B)
      • Seller Testimonial

        ..We thought your service was great..
        A big thanks to all of you at LJ Boyce who helped along the way with the sale of the cottage. We thought your service was great.

                                                                                                                            K.G & L.D
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                     *THANK YOU!*
        *THANK YOU!* Will you are wonderful, Janet you're just perfect, Sarah's smashing, Denise's delightful, Sam's sorted, Samantha's super, Mark's marvelous...we could go on & on! Well Done! Thank you all so much

                                                                                                          Jonathon & Roland

      Testimonials from Buyers

      • Buyer Testimonial

        .. everything was handled professionally ..
        From a buyer's point of view, everything was handled professionally. I would use Boyce's if selling.

                                                                                  Ombudsman's survey review
      • Buyer Testimonial

        .. better than most estate agents ..
        I was really keen to work with you again as you were so helpful when we bought the house and then had it valued last year. LJB have seemed different and better to me than most estate agents, providing such good customer service, and I wasn't wrong. It was a pleasure working with you again.

                                                                                                                                       L.C
      • Buyer Testimonial

        .. good building and local knowledge ..
        Samuel was excellent and well worthy of recommendation. He clearly knew about all the properties and had good building and local knowledge. He was so polite and engaging and thoroughly conscientious. He even helped the old lady whose house we saw across the road! We both thought his employer should know what an asset he is to the company

                                                                                                                                  J.B & B.M
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