EXLA London is an estate agency that specialises in selling, letting and managing ex-local authority properties.

With the average property price in London around £500,000, the smart money is investing in ex-local authority properties as they continue to rise in popularity.  Not only because they offer the best value per square foot, but because ex-locals were not built for profit like new-build apartments, therefore you get a better build quality, solid brick walls, larger rooms, more storage and separate kitchens. As a buy to let investment, the lower price entry point, increasing demand from tenants and higher than average rental yields make them the right option for a proficient investor.

We are located in Central London, cover the entire Capital, and have years of experience in selling all types of ex-local authority properties, from regular low rise buildings in sought after locations, to high-rise or unmortgageable properties that require a bit more expertise.

We would love to hear from you if you would like to find out more about the benefits of buying an ex-local authority property, or if you’re a seasoned investor or hedge fund looking for guaranteed, high-yield returns from day one.

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Our sales team are experts in selling all types of London ex-local authority properties, from high-value blocks to those with mortgage difficulties or major works bills.

Selling an empty property? We can generate an income while the property sells. Giving you added peace of mind all the way to exchange, while ensuring a warm, lived-in, marketable home with a proven income.

Need a quicker sale? Open your property up to a different audience with our nationwide online auction coverage, you can find more information by visiting our auction page.

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For landlords, we have a completely different approach to lettings. Our professional, managed room-letting service can increase your returns by, on average, 25% over the course of a year. With a full management service included, our clients can sit back and relax with confidence.

Want your rent guaranteed, every month, with no void periods or fees?... We can rent your property directly from you immediately at market value. There are no fees to pay. We can offer long or short-term contracts to suit your situation and we fully manage the property for the duration of the contract.

Increase your income…  With our experience, we can help you to earn more from your property with our managed room-letting service. We can manage the entire process on your behalf for a monthly fee.

To find out more about our lettings services, give us a call on  0203 328 0377 or visit our landlord page.

Looking to rent? We offer flexible, managed room lets for professionals.

For tenants, we offer fully-managed, flexible long or short-term accommodation in sought-after areas of London. With all bills included, high-speed Wi-Fi available in every property, free cleaning services and a 24-hour maintenance team. We’ve helped hundreds of professional tenants to settle into London, we don’t charge admin fees, and our friendly team will help to guide you through every step of the process.


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EXLA London Featured Properties

Vauxhall Street, SE11, 1 Bed – £398,000 – SOLD STC

A stylish and immaculate one double bedroom apartment in a sought-after location adjacent to Kennington Oval. With both Vauxhall and Oval just a short walk away, low service charges and a high-spec finish throughout. Early viewings highly recommended.

Key Close, E1, 3 Beds – £495,000

In excellent condition throughout, this three double bedroom maisonette, moments from Whitechapel (District Line, Crossrail) and Bethnal Green (Central Line), has a private balcony, secure entry and is located in one of E1’s most sought-after locations.

Nightingale Vale, SE18, 2 Beds – £200,000

With stunning views across the Thames towards the city, this spacious and light two double bedroom apartment would make an ideal investment purchase, walking distance from Woolwich Arsenal station and upcoming Crossrail links.

Saltwell Street, E14, Studio – £255,000

With stunning views of Canary Wharf, this spacious studio is walking distance from the financial district, moments from the DLR and features a full-length balcony, separate kitchen and stylish shower room. An ideal first-time purchase or investment.

Llanover Road, SE18, 2 Beds – £275,000 – SOLD STC

In excellent condition throughout, this spacious two double bedroom maisonette offers excellent potential for residential purchasers and investors alike. Comprising an expansive eat-in kitchen, spacious and light reception room leading onto a stepped, rear patio-garden with outdoor storage shed, two large double bedrooms, one of which is en-suite, and a fully tiled family bathroom. The property resides on a quiet, residential no-through-road and is walking distance from main-line train links into the city at Woolwich Arsenal as well as a number of convenient bus-routes on the doorstep. The property is offered to the market chain-free.

Prince of Wales Road, NW5, 2 Beds – £425,000

Residing on the top floor, this light and spacious two double bedroom apartment comprises entrance hall with storage, a large reception with dual aspect windows, two well-sized double bedrooms, a separate fitted kitchen with a private balcony and a family bathroom. Una House is a gated, secure, purpose-built block with an internal courtyard, situated just a moment’s walk from Kentish Town West station (overground) and a five minute walk from the Northern Line at Kentish Town. With countless boutique shops, supermarkets, bars, cafes and restaurants on the doorstep, the property is a short walk from popular Camden Lock, and the sought-after nightlife of Camden Town itself. Offered to the market chain-free, this would make both an ideal investment or residential purchase. Early viewings highly recommended.

Greyhound Lane, Streatham, SW16, 3 Beds – SOLD AT AUCTION

Guide Price = £300,000+

**For Sale By Auction 17th September 12:00 PM To inspect the legal documents for this property please call us for more info 020 3328 0377**


This 3 bedroom flat with terrace is situated just moments from Streatham Common and just 0.3 miles from both Streatham and Streatham Common stations. The property has been recently refurbished and the building itself has recently had external works to include a new roof.

Wyndham Estate, SE5, 4 Beds – £2250pcm – LET

Residing on the top-floor of a quiet, residential building just a moment’s walk from Burgess Park and the shops, bars and restaurants of Camberwell Green. The property has just been fully refurbished to a high standard, and is fully furnished with brand-new furniture throughout, all rooms are good doubles, with one enjoying a private balcony, with a brand new fitted kitchen with all new appliances, a family bathroom suite and separate WC. The property is available from next week and would make an ideal home for sharers. Early viewings recommended.

Kingswood Close, SW8, 6 Beds – £3750pcm – LET

Rare to the market, this stunning, newly refurbished six double bedroom, end-of-terrace house resides on a quiet cul-de-sac, with off-street parking and is located just a short walk from sought-after Lambeth Road, with Vauxhall (Victoria Line) and Stockwell (Northern Line) both just a short walk away. The property comprises spacious open-plan reception/kitchen leading directly to a large private garden, two bathrooms, 2 WC’s, study, and six double bedrooms, this would make a fantastic home for a group of sharers. Just moments from the bars, restaurants and shops of Lambeth Road and with numerous transport links close by, along with Oval cricket ground and Vauxhall Park. The property is available immediately. Early viewings recommended.

Camberwell Grove, SE5, 3 Beds – £2200pcm – LET

A large and well kept 3bedroom, ground-floor maisonette with a private, patio garden and large eat-in kitchen. Residing on a tree-lined residential street in the heart of popular Camberwell Green, the property is offered fully furnished, with laminate wood flooring throughout the ground floor. Comprising an expansive kitchen/diner, huge reception with double-doors opening onto a bright patio to the rear, two large double bedrooms, one single bedroom, study and a large bathroom suite. With over-ground transport links just a short walk away at Denmark Hill, as well as the numerous shops, bars and restaurants of Camberwell Green, this would make an ideal home for either a family or group of sharers. Available immediately.

Glenfinlas Way, SE5, 3 Beds – £425,000

Residing just moments from Kennington Park, this spacious three bedroom maisonette offers a fantastic opportunity for both investors and residential purchasers looking for an easy commute to the city, with northern line links from Oval just a short walk away. Comprising spacious eat-in kitchen, large reception with an abundance of natural light, two large double bedrooms, single bedroom, family bathroom suite and separate WC, the property has low service charges and would therefore make a fantastic buy-to-let investment in an area that is always popular with renters. With a private balcony, and offered to the market chain-free. Early viewings highly recommended.

Rainsborough Avenue, SE8, 3 Beds – £1900pcm

Offering spacious accommodation throughout, this three/four bedroom maisonette features a private balcony and is offered ether furnished or unfurnished. Comprising large eat-in kitchen, spacious reception (can be used as a fourth bedroom) with private balcony, three upstairs bedrooms, bathroom suite and separate WC. Just a short walk from the river and with Surrey Quays overground close by, this would make an ideal home for sharers looking to be striking distance from the city. Available immediately.

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