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Clapham Estate Agents

  • Posted on May 31, 2018 at 1:21 am

Clapham Estate Agents



About Clapham

Throughout the 18th and early 19th Century, Clapham housed the wealthier classes of the City of London, and many built substantial and grand residencies (both houses and villas) near to the Common and in the Old Town.

After the railways were built, Clapham developed as a suburb for commuters into central London, and by 1900 it had fallen out of favour with the wealthier classes.

Many of the grand houses had been demolished by the mid-twentieth century, though a number remain around the Common and in the Old Town, as do a substantial number of fine late eighteenth and early nineteenth century houses.

In the early twentieth century, Clapham was seen as an ordinary commuter suburb, often referred to as representing ordinary people. Clapham was considered within the County of Surrey until the creation of the County of London in 1889.

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By the 1980s Clapham had undergone a huge transformation, becoming gentrified. Today Clapham is a multi-cultural neighbourhood with many foreign residents, middle-class residents and a vibrant Gay community. Its also home to large base of University students and graduates, carried over from the days when London University halls of residence were located in the Town.

Clapham is home to a large number of restaurants, bars, cafes and leisure facilities. As a result it is now regarded as a highly fashionable (and desirable) place to live for the middle and wealthier working classes and is within easy commuting distance of London City and the railway connections for transportation to the significant airports at both Heathrow and Gatwick.

Selling property in Clapham

There are an abundance of Clapham Estate Agents to choose from. As with any gentrified London suburb, agents have recognised there s good business to be had, with towns where commissions are higher.

In fact with the average property price being 526,000 in Clapham (reference: a traditional Clapham Estate Agents a fee might be as much as 11,361 to sell your property!

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It s hard to believe that every consumer selling their property locally will be happy to pay Clapham Estate Agents such a high fee and good quality properties in almost any location pretty much sell themselves.

More recently a new breed of property agent has started to surface. A kind of anti-agent. It s an agent that doesn t have a luxurious office in an expensive high street location. It s an agent that offers the same type of service, but without the enormous associated costs. Some online type agents even offer very low fixed cost options too.

Just like with any Estate Agency, you need to sort the wheat from the chaff , which actually isn t particularly hard to do. Look at the agents photographs for starters. Are they professional looking, or were they carried out by somebody with very little understanding of a camera and its attributes?

Are they registered with a professional recognised body such as the NAEA? You ll find that members take pride in their work and take their profession seriously.

Do they advertise on ALL of the UK s biggest websites, where 90% of property buyers start their search for a new home?

And lastly, have you spoken to them and do they know their onions? You need to feel confident that the agent you are dealing with appears honest, proactive and has your best interests at heart as well as has a sound knowledge in the art of selling property.

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