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Why Choose Charles Eden?
Award winning agent
Prominent Office in the heart of Beckenham
Open 7 days a week
National Network and Park Lane Office
High Visibility Plasma Window Screen advertising all properties
Independent – ( We only exist by selling property!)
Extensive range of marketing
Extensive Internet presence
Charles Eden is the leading Independent Estate Agents with more than 100 years combined experience in selling residential property.
“The strong values of service and attention to detail combined with the latest technology means that Charles Eden provides its clients with what we believe to be unparalleled customer service whether selling or buying a property”
Headed by Justin Flanagan a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and representative of The Guild of Professional Estate Agents the team is dedicated to providing professional, caring, friendly and effective service backed by high quality marketing.
Charles Eden are situated by the junction of Kelsey Park Road, Beckenham High Street & Manor Road so a central position which we have occupied since 1994 hence being such a well known local company.
Since 1995 Charles Eden have been chosen exclusively to represent the Guild of Professional Estate Agents in the Beckenham and Shortlands area. The Guild is a professional network of over 700 offices working together to provide a comprehensive national marketing force. The Guild monitor each area to ensure that they select the agent that is an expert if their local market demonstrating a professional, ethical and proactive approach with excellent customer service to ensure they can work within the Guilds strict code of conduct.
A high quality glossy magazine is distributed throughout the Guild region featuring each agent and a selection of their properties. There is an active referral system between the Guild agents as well as a professional public web site www.guildproperty.co.uk
We are also Fully Licensed Members of the NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) who have a public web site www.propertylive.co.uk
It should be noted that both the Guild and NAEA web sites only feature the properties of their own members meaning that buyers are able to see all of our properties but not those of many of our competitors giving us a real advantage on the web.
Technology / Internet
Charles Edens ongoing investment in technology means that wide angled digital photography can be downloaded to our networked computer system enabling your property to be displayed in our window, on each of the terminals in our office and on our web site the same day you instruct us.
We use text messaging and email as part of our marketing campaign which enables speedy marketing and quick response.
The fact that you are reading this means that you can see the quality of our own website. Much time and thought has gone into ensuring that it is both informative and user friendly.
The internet is now the major part of a marketing campaign. Rather than limit ourselves to one or two web sites we have major coverage across the web meaning that if anyone is seriously looking they will be bound to find our properties on one of the many web sites on which we advertise these include:-
As well as a number of other sites.
With many internet searches being actioned via a mobile device Charles Eden have a tailored Mobile Website specifically designed for ease of use on a mobile phone.
The smart technology behind our website enables detection of the type of device on which it is being loaded to ensure that the most appropriate version opens.
Charles Eden also have their own Iphone app with search facility for all of our properties as well as our partners across the UK making this a useful tool for people to download as they can then search by their current location to check types of property and prices in a given area.
- Charles Eden use high quality marketing to promote your property.
- Colour details with wide angle photography and floorplans.
- Extensive internet presence.
- A High Quality 42 inch plasma screen displaying all our properties in our Central Beckenham Window.
- The Guild property magazine & touch screens in Park Lane.
- Text and email marketing for speed and efficiency.
- Erection of a For Sale board (if you agree).
- A networked estate agency software giving each negotiator instant access to the latest information.
- Regular feedback on activity.
- Qualification of offers checking chains and finances which significantly reduces fall through rates.
- Knowledgeable and friendly staff.
____________________________________________________________________________________________________The London Market
Through the Guild Charles Eden share an office in Park Lane, Mayfair W1.
All of our properties are featured on touch screen panels in the windows of this spacious office. Visitors are dealt with professionally and Charles Eden can be reached on the phone there at 020 7079 1559.
This is a great way for us to access the lucrative London market and notably brings us high net worth individuals and investors.
May 2013 saw Charles Eden win the Silver award for the Southern Home Counties in the Guild of Profesional Estate Agents National Awards in a prestigious ceremnoy at the Millenium Hotel, Grosevnor Square
2012 saw Charles Eden win the Guild of Professional Estate Agents award for Member of The Year in The Southern Region for an unprecedented 2nd year running.
At the Guild of Professional Estate Agents annual conference in June 2011 Charles Eden were announced as the Winners of the Best in Class award for the Southern Region
As your local Guild representative we are able to offer a fine selection of overseas property
Click here to find out more and whet your appetite
See the Mortgages page of our web site.
There is no obligation to use our services but it does provide a useful way to establish your budget.
It is also a great service for buyers and sellers alike for our financial offer qualification enables us to put forward a buyers offer in its best light whilst giving a degree of reassurance to the seller that there has been some financial investigation.
Either pop in, telephone or complete the contact us form on the mortgage page for more details.
Winner of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents Best in Class 2011 & 2012 Member of the Year for the Southern Region