Why instruct us?
Established in 1971, LUROT BRAND remains the only estate agency specialising in the sale and rental of mews and other charming houses across all central London. As estate agents we also sell and let all other types of property.
Over the years we have built a reputation for efficiency and professionalism by serving our clients’ interests and maximizing the value of their property in the best possible timeframe. Our experienced and enthusiastic teams always work closely to always deliver an outstanding service, provide objective advice and to take as much of the stress out of the process as possible. We also have a few records and statistics to showcase how decades of experience means that our specialisation is unrivalled.
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Our offices are based in some of the capital’s best locations, close to the majority of London’s Mews. This gives us considerable experience of the local market and our in-depth knowledge of our niche enable us to be very successful with London’s more distant mews and similarly charming houses. All properties marketed by Lurot Brand benefit from an inter-linked multi-office network. Every negotiator is fully versed with every property; this ensures each prospective buyer or tenant can view properties in any of the areas that interest them.
Over the years, the original specialist mews department of Lurot Brand has built up an incredible archive of information about all things mews and have a unique understanding of the profile of buyers of these wonderful properties.
Our extensive coverage of mews houses all over central London has led us to sell similarly charming houses. Some of our mews buyers and clients trade up, trade down, have portfolios and fall in love with gardens and still want us alone to deal with their asset. We are one of the only firms in London which does not draw lines on maps separating one office from another, our negotiators dedicate themselves to individuals not geography. We sold houses and flats ranging from Ł800,000 to over £10,000,000.
Today we combine state-of-the-art e-marketing with the best traditional estate agency methods to give you an agent who will always try to surpass your expectations with a significant percentage of our sales achieving record prices for their location.
Our Lettings department has an indisputable position in the mews rental market and is also immensely successful in renting non-mews properties. At Lurot Brand Lettings, we pride ourselves on the level of personal service we provide to Landlords and Tenants. We are both resourceful and professional at all times and as a result, consistently produce outstanding results for our many loyal landlords and help them expand their portfolios. We have also built a strong working relationship with the best relocation agents in London introducing excellent corporate Tenants as well as reliable individuals. And for those who wish to dispense with the hassle of looking after their properties, Lurot Brand's property management team is only a call away.
Lurot Brand’s commercial department specialises in the sale and letting of commercial mews and similar properties. The department focuses on offices, workshops, garages, studios and live-work units, which over the years have formed the majority of commercial uses within mews. Unlike other commercial agents we source our enquiries from both our residential and commercial channels. As specialists, we are conscious of the varying needs of our clients. In addition to undertaking sales and lettings we are able to offer a range of services including freehold and leasehold property acquisition searches and professional services including valuation. For further information please contact us on 020 7479 1999 or email@example.com
Our marketing is carefully designed to ensure that every property is exposed to the widest possible audience. All our advertising is created in-house using professional photograhs and floor plans and the latest artwork innovations. The great care that we take in every detail provides a visual impact enabling properties to stand out on websites and in printed media, encouraging prospective buyers and tenants to view.
Our website has been designed to ensure maximum clarity and is constantly updated to feature the best current facilities while still being user friendly and easy to navigate. Lurotbrand.co.uk is visited by people from countries all over the globe, giving you access to a national and international clientele. We also work very hard at optimizing our website and your property page on all search engines, increasing the number of unique visitors every month. We are on Twitter and Facebook to share our passion for mews and spread the word. click here to view our statistics & records
Mobile Phones and iPads
Lurot Brand has launched the ultimate Augmented Reality mobile application that actually helps you to find mews and other properties for sale or to rent with Lurot Brand all around you and as you move. Cutting edge technology combined with GPS, touch screen technology and by using detailed longitude and latitude coordinates giving pinpoint accuracy. Available on iPhone 3GS & 4 (Apple Application Store) and Android Mobile phones (Android Marketplace).
Furthermore, our website has been optimised for browsing on iPads and mobile phones, and hopefully you will see very little difference in using our website on any devices. Due to the lack of Flash support on the iPad, you will be able to download our brochure and publications instead of reading the "flipbook" versions.
Considerable efforts are made to ensure maximum on-line exposure and we run multiple advertising campaigns on the leading UK property portals where properties marketed by Lurot Brand appear: Primelocation, Find a Property, Globrix, Rightmove, Zoopla, Homes&Property, Property Live, PropertyLink, London2Let...
Lurot Brand advertises in the best London publications such as The London Magazine, The Hill, The Resident, The Notebook, Marylebone Journal and others where appropriate. We also maintain close relationships with the National Press and property journalists, giving selected properties valuable editorial in top UK and international publications.
Each quarter Lurot Brand publishes Mews News, a fun and friendly insight of mews living, which is sent to more than 10,000 mews houses & cottages all over London.
We also keep our clients and landlords informed on the state of the market, any new regulations and give practical advice with our sales & lettings newsletters.
Properties marketed by us are featured in our monthly sales and lettings lists that are distributed from our offices, local shops and sent out to the relocation agents we work closely with.
Lurot Brand are members of The Property Ombudsman scheme for estate agents, The National Association of Estate Agents and The Association of Residential Lettings Agents. Tenants deposits are also protected by the Tenancy Deposit Scheme which is run by the The Dispute Service (TDS) and they are required to supply summarised details of all tenancies to the Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG). All teams members are highly valued, well motivated and trained to a high level with your interest always at heart.
"It is now 11 years since I bought my house through Lurot Brand since when I have twice rented the same large house for a friend, been supplied with constant good advice about the value of the original house and now, last week rented a smaller house for the daughter of a friend. Each and every transaction has been efficiently processed and quite surprisingly, I have enjoyed them all. This in itself is extraordinary. Tania and Alex in Lettings, Anne the marvelous management boss and, of course, you and Oliver – you are definitely my favourite estate agents! " R.K (Client)
"I wish to compliment you in respect to your great efforts. Your ears must have been burning because when M. and I spoke a few days ago he too was full of praise for your professionalism, integrity and quiet persistence coupled with a great sense of wanting to do what was best for all." G.K (Seller)
"In my life to date, I’ve had dealings with my share of estate agents, buying, selling and renting. The esteem in which I held others in your profession was little different to that of a traffic warden, but in the latter’s case it is the job itself which is the principle source of ire, rather that the individuals who find it their lot to engage in it. Then you come along and turn the whole thing upside down! Quite simply, if I had devoted my entire career to becoming my ideal of what an estate agent should be, I could not have matched the peerless level of skill and service which you rendered to me in effecting the sale of my first London home. You are brilliant! What more can I say? My wife is keen for you to set up in Hampstead, where the “competition” is, in her experience, pathetically inept. If I had to sell a house in Vladivostok I’d choose you, even if you had to do it all over the phone! " A.S (Seller)
"Oliver - many thanks for all your efforts - suffice to say that I am delighted with the outcome. I also think that everyone at Lurot Brand have been first rate and I have been singing your praises to anyone who cares to listen." R.C (Seller)
"We have used Lurot Brand for the past 5 years to let out our London apartment. The Lettings Team have always managed to rent our apartment out within a short space of time and have kept us well informed on the situation regarding the lease. Our highest praise and thanks though must go to Anne Roche who has managed our property throughout that time. She has done an exceptional job and we have appreciated her guidance and advice in handling various issues that have arisen. Lurot Brand is a company that I would highly recommend to anyone thinking of leasing and having a property managed in London. " L.S (Landlord)
"Everyone at Lurot Brand has been very professional and it is easily the most competent estate agency I have dealt with. By focusing on a specialist market Lurot Brand only show your house to people that are keen on buying a mews house, this prevents a lot of wasted viewings. My advice to anyone selling a mews house is - you would be crazy to use any other estate agent. " E.K (Seller)
"What can I say Oliver. Yet again you have cleared out the Augean stables on behalf of our family. We are proposing you for Estate Agent Person of the Year! Thank you for all your efforts and that of your team particularly Anna!" J&B.G (Sellers)
"The commercial team at Lurot Brand were attentive on a customer service level, but more than this, they had a real understanding of the commercial value of a mews property and how to put that value across to potential buyers. In short they helped us yield what our property deserved, even in a hardened market." D.H (Seller)
"Oliver Lurot and his team including Anna, Simon, Duncan and Raphael were a pleasure to deal with and we would not hesitate to recommend Lurot Brand to anyone buying or selling a Mews properties. Friendly, down to earth, knowledgeable and very efficient are the words that immediately come to mind to describe their style. " F&K.D (Clients)
"The Lurot Brand commercial and residential teams provided us with a very joined up approach when selling our mews property which had commercial and residential elements. This allowed us to investigate a number of alternative and planning options for the building and enabled us to obtain a very satisfactory price for the sale. " T.A (Seller)
"This is the second mews house we have bought with the help of Oliver Lurot who guided us through the intricacies of mews house ownership with skill and sense of humour. We found dealing with the rest of Oliver’s Sales Team at Lurot Brand just as straight forward as we did 3 years ago. We also consider ourselves lucky to have Anne Roche of the Residential Property Management Department to look after our properties. Her knowledge and experience of dealing tactfully with tenants as well as the inevitable builders, plumbers and electricians has proved invaluable time and time again. " Z.J.G (Client)
"The truth is quite simple - you got us more money and quicker in an odd market than I thought possible. Quite simply the best property selling experience I have had!" T.J (Seller)
"The Lurot Brand Commercial Team did a superb job letting our commercial property. Everything went like ‘clockwork’ - the whole operation appeared seamless from the time they visited our property to take the instructions through to the tenants signing the lease. A thoroughly first-class service." J.B (Landlord)
"Mews News looks fabulous. Many thanks indeed. And just so you know you have a happy client – I am thrilled with the tenant that Lurot Brand secured for me. I cannot rate you high enough! " J.Y (Landlord)
"Great news. You are a fabulous company!" J.Y (Landlord)
"I would like to thank Lurot Brand and specifically Simon Powley, Duncan Petrie, Raph Arwas and Anna Jephcott for their professionalism and expertise in negotiating the successful sale of our property. From the outset we were pleasantly surprised and reassured by their level of market knowledge, particularly in relation to mews houses. The team were always looking to help move things along and nothing was ever too much trouble. We were very satisfied with the overall level service we received and would have no hesitation in recommending Lurot Brand to others." P.A (Seller)
"I just wanted to say thanks to you and your fabulous team for all your hard work, diligence, attention to detail and tenacity. You have always managed to rise to any challenge we have presented and managed to get us lovely tenants, while achieving the rental levels our landlords expect. As a busy property management company, your customer service and personality has made our lives that much easier and it has always been a pleasure. We wouldn’t hesitate in using you on an on-going basis or recommend you to tenants and landlords alike. " D.M
"My day was considerably brightened by the news of completion. Well done to both you and Mr Aldis. I'm sure that you realize that I could have never accomplished the whole affair without your professional approach and services. For that, many thanks to you, especially for employing your extensive background and experience on our behalf and also for your reference to Mr Aldis. " J.F (Seller)
"Thank you, I can only agree with your new recommendation. I have dis-instructed Foxtons so far. Your service is much better than theirs! " G.C (Landlord)
"I can't thank you enough for all the outstanding time, effort, patience and persistence that each and every one of you put into this project! It's not for nothing that I have been with LB for some twelve years, and I'm hoping for many more. Once again, my deepest gratitude for a truly exceptional effort and a suburb job! You all emerged as the true heroes!" J.K (Landlord)
"I would like to say how delighted I am with the whole experience of dealing with Lurot Brand. You have performed beyond expectation, with a professionalism, efficiency and style that is sadly missing from much of business today. Thank you very much. " N.W (Vendor)
"Following the successful sale of my house last week, I wanted to write to tell you how pleased I was with the service of your company. From your prompt response at the beginning of the process I was confident that I chosen the right firm to represent me and this was confirmed through all the subsequent stages as I dealt with various member of staff. I particularly comment Duncan Petrie who has been excellent both in his advice during the negotiations and in keeping me appraised of developments at every stage of the process. Thank you for handling the sale so effectively. " B.M (Seller)
"Now that I have completed the purchase of Upbrook Mews, I just wanted to write a short note to say how impressed I was with Duncan Petrie. Duncan was extremely professional, very pleasant, always contactable and very helpful throughout the entire process. He is a great ambassador for your firm. The approach that you have to the residential sale process, and to both your client the vendor, and the purchaser is very refreshing, and I look forward to working with you again in the future. " Z.C (Buyer)
"I’m delighted to say that Lurot Brand were consummate professionals. They closely managed the process, understanding the needs of the buyers and the benefits of the house and matching them without a hard sell. Their knowledge of Mews properties adds a level of credibility to both buyer and seller. They achieved a price they predicted and played a vital role in getting to completion. It would not have happened without their enterprising suggestions and willingness to ‘earn their fee’. I believe this is the benefit of dealing with an owner-managed firm who invest in their staff. I would certainly use them again and recommend them. " M.S (Seller)
"Now that we have completed the transaction on the sale of my house, I suppose that my long association with Lurot Brand has come to an end. I want to thank you and your team for all the help, advice and support that has been given to me over the years, and in particular, with regard to this last transaction. Not only did you manage to achieve more than asking price (for which special thanks!) but Duncan has made the whole process seem smooth and straightforward, and, for my part, stress free. It was a sad day for me parting with the house after 26 years but now I will be seeking to buy another mews house in Bath or Dorset – mews houses are somehow special. Thank you once again for all you help." M.M (Client)
"Frankly you are by far the most active agent…….! " P.J (Landlord)
"You have always been absolutely the most professional agent I have dealt with." B.H. (Applicant)