Buying a new home is a big decision to make.

There are so many things to think about.

And of course, it can be stressful.

There are usually mortgage providers involved, always solicitors playing a part and often a property chain of other home sellers.

One of the biggest stresses buyers across West London endure is the fear of being gazumped.

Gazumping occurs when a seller accepts a verbal offer on the property from one potential buyer, but then accepts a higher offer from someone else.

There’s also the risk that a seller pulls out because they’ve simply changed their mind.

The good news is we have dramatically reduced the risk of these two things happening.

Years of experience have taught us the concerns buyers feel and that’s why we use something called Reservation Agreements.

For a small, refundable one-off payment, sellers and buyers can guarantee a meaningful financial commitment to each other at the start of the sale.

This provides both parties peace of mind that they are dealing with people who are serious about moving and committed to making it happen as smoothly as possible.

At Leslie & Co, we feel strongly that this is something all estate agents should be offering their buyers and sellers. Sadly, not many agents do.

We can also help with recommendations for conveyancing solicitors we work with and know to be professional, capable and efficient.

For more information about Reservation Agreements or any aspect of buying a home in West London, get in touch.

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Leslie & Co were really helpful and patient through a lengthy purchase process, always happy to keep in communication with us and always friendly. They were very kind and supportive and gave us lovely..."

Midge Shourie

Personal service - just what was promised...


True professionals. Rachel and Paul had been very patient and helpful in every step of the complex procedure that I had been through to purchase a property to make it happen as smoothly as possible. I..."

F Farzanfar

We selected Leslie & Co to sell our property in Hanwell. After speaking to several Estate Agents selecting Leslie & Co was not difficult. From the very first meeting we felt we were dealing with..."

Gordon Phillips

Wonderful team and great customer service. Paul in particular pays extra attention to detail and even messaged me on my birthday! Reliable and hardworking team of agents. Would definitely recommend!...

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