Keys from a Southend on Sea estate agents
Southend-on-Sea is one of many Essex coastal towns that has benefited from its proximity to London. Once a vital tourism destination for the country, Southend is reclaiming its glory and becoming a popular consideration for buyers in the region. From train lines to airports, Southend has excellent transport links ideal for young families and first time buyers. The selling potential is there now more than ever, but how do you choose which estate agents in Southend to sell with?
To help you make an informed decision we’ve written a guide to the best estate agents in Southend, featuring input and opinions from Movewise experts with more than 17 years of experience in the property market.
Learn more about selling your house in Southend with our Living in Southend guide.
Choosing the best estate agent will give you a better chance of selling, but listing your property with all the best agents in the first place is a surefire way of selling faster and for a better price. Movewise offers a unique proposition, listing your property with the best agents in the area while only charging one fee. This means you only have to maintain one relationship and we handle all the hassle of preparing your home for sale.
Advantages of multi-agent property listing with Movewise:
Generates an increase in the number of viewings
Attracts more possible buyers
Sells properties up to 32 days faster
Learn more about how Movewise works and how we can help you sell your house faster and for more money.
Movewise works with the best estate agents in your area on your behalf, allowing you to:
Take advantage of Southend’s growing popularity
Find the best Southend estate agents to help sell your house
Access sales figures to decide the best time to sell for the most profit
Here is a list of estate agents in Southend-on-Sea we will look to sell your property with.
Bear is a multi-award winning Southend estate agents who have operated in the wider Essex area for years. You can find the Southend branch on Journeymans Way.
In 2018 they won Best Estate Agent Guide in the Negotiator Awards. In terms of reviews, their Southend branch has a 4.2/5 Google rating from 60 reviewers.
Their Bear Exclusives services lists your property on their private property portal for serious buyers before anyone else, giving you access to a more proactive group of buyers instantly.
Established in 1919, Sorrell have over 100 years of experience in the Southend property market, specialising in difficult management properties. Their Southend branch can be found on Clarence Street.
They have an average rating of 3/5 from 34 reviews on Get Agent and 3.7/5 from 29 reviews on Google.
They have a dedicated residential sales and lettings team focused on selling your property.
Part of the UK’s largest independent estate agents, Haart has a huge knowledge of the local area and its benefits. They have two Southend branches, one on Hamlet Court Road and one in The Broadway.
Haart has a regional Trustpilot score of 4.5/5 with over 2,000 reviews, showing an excellent level of customer service across their brand. They are multi-award winning and also operate a dedicated financial and legal service with a national home valuation business called Valunation.
Leaders is a large independent residential property group specialising in sales and buy-to-let. Established in 1983, their Southend branch can be found on Victoria Avenue.
Leaders has a national 4/5 rating on reputation.com nationally. Their Southend branch has a 4.8 Google Reviews rating from 131 reviews.
When selling through Leaders, you receive upgraded property marketing in the form of a premium brochure and premier listings on both Rightmove and Zoopla (worth more than £250) free of charge.
Home was launched in 2009 with a focus on expertise in local property. You can find the Southend Home branch in Broadway.
They have a 3.7/5 rating on Trustpilot with a 4.1/5 rating for their local branch on Google from 21 reviews.
Their property and lifestyle magazine of the same name highlights the marketing and photography you can expect in their dedicated sale process. They specialise in skillful marketing techniques to best promote your property including physical and digital media.
Hopson estate agent was established 20 years ago and possess a team with a combined over 100 years experience in property management. Their Southend brand can be found on Alexandra Street.
They have an All Agents rating of 3.8/5, a Get Agent rating of 3/5 and a Google Reviews score of 3.2/5 locally from 28 reviews.
They invest heavily in local advertising with exclusive deals with Essex Life and Countryside magazine which are circulated heavily nationally.
Blackshaws Homes is a family run local estate agents enthusiastic about the Southend region. Their local branch is located on Southchurch Road.
Their Get Agent score is 4/5 based on 32 reviews, while they have a 4.3 Google rating based on 42 user reviews.
Their freedom contract ensures you can leave at any time in the process and they have an extensive selling and marketing process detailed on their website.
Pace Properties is an ARLA and NAEA licensed property specialist operating in Southend and the wider coastal Essex area. They are family-run and can be found on Southchurch Road in Southend.
Pace have a 4.8/5 rating on All Agents from 63 reviews and a 4/5 rating on Get Agent from 41 reviews.
As some of the most experienced sellers in the area they offer sales tips for homeowners looking to sell their property, such as how to prepare your home for a viewing.
Using data from home.co.uk, we’ve compiled a list of key stats for house sellers in Southend, giving you a thorough idea of the selling environment in the area.
In the month of August 2019, you can see there was a total of 278 property sales at an average sale price of £339,227. This figure includes flats and their sale price.
Semi-detached properties were the most popular, with detached houses selling the least in the area.
|House Sale Prices|
|Number of Properties Sold||Average Sale Price|
This table compares the number of houses sold and their selling price in Southend in both August 2018 and August 2019.
Sale prices have dropped marginally for detached and semi-detached properties, while the price of terraced homes marginally grew.
|Number of Properties Sold|
|August 2018||August 2019|
|Number of Sales||Average Selling Price||Number of Sales||Average Selling Price|
The table below compares the average asking price of properties in Southend in November 2018 and November 2019. You can also see the number of properties listed for sale in Southend in this period.
|November 2018||November 2019|
|Number of Properties||Average Asking Price||Number of Properties||Average Asking Price|
The table below compares the average selling time of properties by property type in Southend over a 90 day period. In total 1,050 properties were sold at an average selling time of 107 days.
|Selling Time (Over 90 Day Period)|
|Number of Properties Sold||Average Sale Time|
|Detached Homes||141||114 Days|
|Semi-Detached Homes||349||93 Days|
|Terraced Homes||130||91 Days|
The table below compares the average time a property spent on the market in Southend in both November 2018 and November 2019. Note that this does not mean the property was sold, it simply records how long it was listed as for sale.
|Time on Market|
|November 2018||November 2018|
|Number of Properties||Average Time on Market||Number of Properties||Average Time on Market|
|Detached Homes||466||128 Days||411||132 Days|
|Semi-Detached Homes||566||106 Days||454||113 Days|
|Terraced Homes||194||117 Days||162||99 Days|
There are promising signs it’s a good time to sell in Southend. With the information above in mind, use our Best Agent service to find the Southend estate agent that fits your property and needs.
Get smart about
selling your home
We'll help you sell faster,
for a higher price.
Zero hassle guaranteed.
Or call us on 0203 409 4350