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A rare breed of estate agent

Our Sales and Lettings department is managed by Andy Lees. As a second-generation Partner, Andy has helped Graves Son & Pilcher build a reputation for professionalism and superior service. Guiding each client through the sales process from instruction to completion, he guarantees results.  

Believing in quality over quantity, we choose to work with a smaller register of properties than other local agents. It is not about the highest valuation or the lowest commission; we focus instead on securing the best possible price for our seller and finding the perfect home for our buyer.

We attribute our strong sales to Andy’s knowledge of the local housing market and his expert advice on how best to promote your property. Always keeping you informed and providing honest feedback after viewings, Andy’s friendly and proactive approach is a refreshing change from your typical agent.

Location counts and the Graves Son & Pilcher offices occupy a coveted position where the Old Steyne meets East Street, providing maximum exposure for your property. We deal with all types of residence from Regency seafront mansions to terraced houses in the North Laine and flats in managed blocks.

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Residential Sales

We provide clients with a comprehensive appraisal including an accurate valuation based on current market conditions. Having been established since 1897, Graves Son & Pilcher are regarded as local experts. We appreciate that your home is likely to be your most valuable asset and we promote it using property portals, local press, our own website and window displays. We make the selling process as stress-free as possible.  

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Residential Lettings

Graves Son & Pilcher enjoy long-term relationships with many of our landlord clients, who appreciate the quality of tenants that we attract. We pride ourselves on our seamless in-house service, where every stage is overseen by a senior Partner – instruction, valuation, marketing, tenant selection, referencing, contract preparation, property management and client accounting. When managing your property, we only use trusted contractors who offer competitive rates.

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Hotels & B&B

Andy Lees has worked with the hotel industry for 18 years. As a result, Graves Son & Pilcher have become the go-to agent for hotels, guest houses and B&Bs. Our professional, hands-on approach has generated repeat sales from a loyal clientele and our longstanding connections with independent financial providers gives buyers the best chance of acquiring a lifestyle business in a highly sought-after location.

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Why choose Graves Son & Pilcher?

When it comes to estate agents in Brighton & Hove, you are spoilt for choice, but finding one that genuinely acts in your interests can be a challenge. At Graves Son & Pilcher, we combine our passion and old-fashioned values with modern marketing and efficient processes.

Market knowledge – As well as offering precious local insight, Andy Lees is an experienced negotiator. His market knowledge enables him to secure the best deal on your behalf.

Hotel expertise – Graves Son & Pilcher are the first port of call for anyone selling or wanting to buy a hotel, guest house or B&B. Over the years, Andy has sold over 60 hotels in the city.

Honest valuations – An inflated asking price will only prolong the sale of your property. We never over-value in order to gain an instruction. Our integrity prevails.

Competitive fees – Appointing an agent based on low commission is a false economy. Consider instead who will achieve the best sale and who you will be happy doing business with.

Personal service - At Graves Son & Pilcher, the Partner conducting the initial valuation is the same person doing your viewings and managing your entire sale.

Multidisciplinary - From recommending whether to sell your property as commercial or residential, to property management and maintenance advice, our shared expertise is invaluable.

Prime location – Our prestigious city centre location with illuminated window displays is the perfect complement to online property portals and local press advertising.

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“The service you provide is good old fashioned “old school” and we really appreciate it in an industry that is very much changed. You’re a true gentleman and it was a pleasure working with you.”
Matt Fletcher & Andrew Cole (32 Victory Mews)

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