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CASE STUDY

Finding a home remotely: how Jenny and Brian found their London home during the pandemic

Overview

Jenny and Brian were moving to London for work in 2020.

A move which could have been an exciting adventure for them back in the “normal” days suddenly became much more daunting…

Jenny and Brian could not travel to London prior to their move to visit properties and sign their lease.

How we helped

Having worked closely (and remotely) with Jenny and Brian to understand their requirements – budget, location, size, property type, outside space – we set out to identify properties in neighbourhoods that would suit them.

We emailed Jenny and Brian comprehensive information about each selected property, including a detailed video enabling them to get a precise, virtual view of each apartment. We also gave them our assessment of each property, based on our experience of the London property market.

Once they set their heart on one of the apartments, we conducted the entire lease negotiation on their behalf. The paperwork, including reference checks, was completed remotely, with Jenny and Brian signing their lease from the comfort of their own sofa!

“Moving our family to London during the pandemic seemed impossible until we started working with Sylvie. She was incredibly thorough, organized and responsive in helping us find a house and a school for our son 100% virtually.”

 

Finding a London home remotely

How we helped this lovely couple find their London nest remotely

Testimonials

Here’s what our customers have to say…

Nothing brings a smile to our face more than helping you in any way we can.

Here are some of our recent reviews from our beloved customers.

Moving our family to London during the pandemic seemed impossible until we started working with Sylvie. She was incredibly thorough, organized and responsive in helping us find a house 100% virtually. We were able to go straight from the airport to our new home with all utilities and Internet already up and running.

Nina V.

I had no idea that the Coronavirus would be such a major factor in my move, and initially wanted help from Simply London just because it would be my first time living in the UK. Your assistance ended up being so critical with all of the uncertainty around my move and the impossibility of making a preliminary trip to London this summer.

Margaret S.

We had to postpone our relocation to London due to Covid-19. Marie-Emilie was highly supportive and helpful. I had never thought that I would move into a place which I did not physically view, but we were confident enough to trust them and the apartment which Marie-Emilie found for us. I could not be happier as the apartment truly matched all our requirements.

Charlene C.

If you would like more information on our remote home search services, and how we can help you, then feel free to send us a message or ask us to call you back at a convenient time.