IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS

  We went up to the Conservatory on The Drive to get our office Christmas tree this year. We asked for the biggest one they had in the shop, it's one of the perks of having these lovely high ceilings in our fantastic Church Road office (plus I’ve always wanted to do...


HERE COMES SANTA CLAUS!

  "As is traditional for us each December we were involved in this year’s Santa Dash along Hove seafront on Saturday. Adam, Aaron and Ash were our volunteers this time (sadly I had to pull out due to injury, honest, it had nothing to do with the high winds that were...


ON A ROLL IN POETS CORNER

  We've just let this lovely place in Wordsworth Street on the first viewing! That’s hot on the heels of the two other properties we've let in Poets in the last few days, one in Payne Ave and one in Rutland Road. Looking to let in Poets? We’ve got great...


FLYING HIGH IN PORTSLADE

  Congratulations to our very own  Aaron Fernandes  who's wasted no time in smashing through the training courses provided to us as part of our membership of  The Guild of Property Professionals . This training is great for our team and of course our...


BEST ESTATE AGENCY IN THE UK 2018 - SILVER AWARD!

  "Here we are at the prestigious Negotiator Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London's Park Lane. We're very proud to announce that we were runners up as the Best Estate Agent in the UK, which is an absolutely amazing achievement! I’m really proud of everyone...


WELL, WE DID IT!

  "Despite the thunder storms and high winds everyone braved it out. Nobody even tried to back out last minute (I never doubted anyone for a moment). Here we all are under cover (sort of) a tarpaulin attached to some guttering. It worked very well for about 3 hours (...


"At Sawyer & Co we've now been involved in a number of homeless charities . Our latest involvement is to raise much needed funds and awareness for “ Off the Fence ” and their Big Sleep Out this Saturday. When I suggested this to a few of us in the office to be...


BRIGHTON MET STUDENTS LEARN ALL ABOUT PROPERTY AUCTIONS

  "Many thanks to Richard Payne of Clive Emson Surveyors who is the latest local expert to give up his time free of charge for this years Estate Agency course down at Brighton Met . Richard joined us today as guest speaker covering property auctions with the students. ...


HOME SWEET HOME

  There’s little else more quintessentially British than the chocolate box cottage. Bringing up idyllic images of rambling roses framing the doorway, thatched roofs, exposed beams and open fires, an escape to a rural retreat is the aspiration of many. We’ve...


ANOTHER YEAR ANOTHER KNEE OP!

  “Hopefully that’s me sorted now, I hope to be running along the seafront again very soon. I was so well looked after yesterday at the Montefiore . I want to publicly thank them for all they’ve done for me and for getting me thinking about customer...


A SHINING EXAMPLE OF BLOCK MANAGEMENT.

  As you know our Sawyer & Co Block Management department has an experienced and proactive team who know what it takes to get things done on time and within budget. The latest example of getting a building ship shape for its residents is the work our team has just...


HE DID IT!

  Bruised, battered, electrocuted and frozen, our intrepid director A dam Farrell took part and  completed the infamous Tough Mudder at the weekend to raise much needed funds for two fantastic local charities, The Clock Tower Sanctuary & Justlife Set over 10 miles...


WELCOME ERICA!

  We are thrilled that Erica has joined the Sawyer & Co team. With a proven track record, having previously worked in a very busy well-known London agent, she sure as hell knows how to get results and is very pro-active. Apart from working in the property sector Erica...


SPINNING THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE #3

  The last Friday of every month is always a popular date in the diary for many people, and especially for our Sawyer & Co team as it means it’s time to spin that Wheel of Fortune again!  This time it was Toby, Rachelle and Irene who took centre stage...


HOW DO OUTSTANDING SCHOOLS AFFECT HOUSE PRICES?

  With the new school year underway now for over 10 million children across England and Wales, it probably comes as no surprise that school catchments rate highly for many choosing a home. But how much more are home buyers prepared to pay to live close to an Ofsted rated...


CALLING ALL LEASEHOLDERS!

  If this is how it feels dealing with your managing agent isn't it about time you changed things? Switching is easier than you think. In fact, once you have made the decision we do all the work for you. Once you have served notice to your current managing agent we...


SPINNING THE WHEEL OF FORTUNE #2

  Last Friday our Hove Branch Manager Ashley Butler did his best Nicky Campbell impression and hosted our monthly Wheel of Fortune session. Designed to recognise members of our team who have gone above and beyond the call of duty in the name of customer service, our usual...


WELCOME ABOARD JOE

  “This week saw Joe Venturi finished his college course at MET and started work with us on a full time basis. It was a real team effort by myself and my colleagues at the BHEAA and former President of National Association of Estate Agents Jan Hytch to get the one-...


OH WE DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE!

A new report by Rightmove has shown that buying a home with a sea view can cost on average 29% more than those without one and it seems that when it comes to being beside the sea Hove is in demand. As featured in The Argus last week, our Director Chris Sawyer talks about the...


A MASTERCLASS IN LEASE EXTENSION AND COLLECTIVE ENFRANCHISEMENT

  "A huge thank you to Andrew Pridell of AP Associates who gave up his time last night to provide our team with his lease extension/collective enfranchisement masterclass. This was a very useful session for all of us in the company , no matter how experienced. Andrew...


IT'S A TREASURE HOVE

  As locals we already know how fantastic Hove is but it's always nice to have our good taste and opinions agreed with - espically if it's by a national newspaper. As part of the marketing we do for each property we deal with, a conversation with the Property Editor of the...


ENJOYING THE SUNSHINE AT THE PETER GLADWIN SCHOOL SUMMER FAIR.

  Apart from being a great day for the England team, last Saturday was also fantastic for the pupils, parents and staff of Peter Gladwin School in Portslade. Enjoying their annual Summer Fair in the gorgeous sunshine, we were only too happy to help raise almost £1600...


IT’S GREAT TO HAVE THE RIGHT PEOPLE ON THE BUS!

  “Yesterday we went down for what has become our annual band stand photo, and we couldn’t have wished for better weather. This is always a proud moment for me, a great reminder of what an outstanding team we have. Sadly Sarah and Alex weren’t available...


A BIT OF FUN FOR THE TEAM.

  "Last Friday we played the 'Wheel of Fortune here at Hove. We gathered the whole team together and 3 members of the team were asked to spin the wheel in order to win rewards for their achievements during the course of June. Emma, Jack and our new arrival Alex won...


ANOTHER NEW CLIENT FOR OUR BLOCK MANAGEMENT TEAM

Having just collectively purchased the freehold of Nevill Court the residents decided to embark on a process to identify a new Block Management company, and we’re delighted to let you know that they have chosen Sawyer & Co. We’re looking forward to demonstrating...


TRAINING DAY

  As part of our policy to support the continual development of our team using the very best trainers and industry experts, Harriet and Rachelle from our Block Management team are in London today at an ARMA Service Charge training day . Having a team of people in the...


THE GREAT GET TOGETHER IN PORT HALL

"Yesterday was street party time in Exeter street.  We had great fun at this event yesterday. What perfect weather for it! Great live music, a really wonderful atmosphere and fabulous food available from the Chimney House and Joe's Cafe . Plus all the kids and adults alike...


SAWYER & CO SHORTLISTED FOR BEST LETTINGS AGENT AWARD

  Continuing our superb award-winning run that has seen us crowned the Best Estate Agent in the South East for both Sales and Lettings, we’re proud to let you know that Sawyer & Co has now been shortlisted for the Best Estate Agent Guide Awards 2019. In...


LIFE'S A BEACH!

  If you dream of living so near to the beach that you can hear the sound of the waves lapping on the shore from your own back garden, this spacious fisherman’s cottage offers a truly idyllic lifestyle.  Discreetly located with King’s Esplanade only...


RAY SAWYER RIP - A PERSONAL MESSAGE FROM CHRIS SAWYER

              Ray Sawyer has sadly passed away at the age of 84. We said goodbye to him on the 26th April at his funeral at Downs Crematorium. Ray was an extremely well respected Estate Agent and throughout the 70's and 80's he...


BREAKING NEWS!

We are incredibly proud to let you know that we have been awarded a Top 3 placing at the prestigious ESTAS this year. Phil Spencer told this afternoon’s audience: “The ESTAS are special because shortlisted and winning firms are selected purely on the service you...


SAY HELLO TO JOE

"Joe is on the new estate agency course at the Greater Brighton Metropolitan College . As part of his course for his work experience placement he's been spending the week with us at our Hove branch, and we were only too pleased to help. Dotted around the city, other...


WELCOME ON BOARD HARRY!

  This month saw Harry Mishon join Sawyer & Co. “We are really delighted to have Harry in our ranks. He’s slotted in amazingly well, it’s like he’s been here years, and his colleagues and our clients have taken to him immediately. The Mishon...


A HAT-TRICK OF GOLD AWARDS FOR SAWYER & CO!

    We're incredibly proud to let you know that on the 1st February we won a hat-trick of Gold Awards at the prestigious Guild of Property Professionals gala dinner and awards ceremony sponsored by The Telegraph. Held London’s County Hall, retained our title as...


BLOOMIN' LOVELY

  Receiving a beautiful bouquet of flowers always makes you feel special and that's exactly how a very grateful tenant has made one of our Property Managers feel this afternoon.   One night last week Emma was just about to leave the office when she took a call from a...


BUSINESS AS USUAL

  Storm Eleanor may be raging but whatever the weather you can guarantee that we're still out viewing properties. Sea Views? Great in all weathers? Contact us now for Brighton & Hove seafront flats that are either available now or coming soon. ...


Does your commercial property have hidden development potential?

  A little-known change in the national planning regulations could mean your commercial property has new and highly lucrative development potential. On 1st October 2017 a new class of permitted development (PD) rights came into place to enable the conversion of light...