We negotiate the best price for your property

Personalised, bespoke & personal estate agents

Social media Marketing

Social media is a vital part of modern day marketing, which is why we create bespoke marketing plans for each property.

Professional photography

Photos are one of, if not the, most important part of marketing, So, photography needs to be perfect. Why settle for second best? We have professional photographs propertys as standard

Rightmove & Zoopla

We are a premium partner on Rightmove and off Zoopla listings too, ensuring we have coverage on both of the UK’s biggest portals


We provide
creative solutions for all your needs!

Every property and situation is different, so are our marketing plans are too.
We tailor each plan, with the property in mind,  to make sure you have the very best outcome. 

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Our Vitals

Nothing speaks louder than facts. Here are just some of the facts which may be helpful, it also gives a true reflection on our performance and results.

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Average days on market

Average asking
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We are not your average agent

By instructing us, you are instructing a multiple award winning estate agency!

Shortlisted – British Property Awards, Rayleigh
Featured in – Best Estate Agent guide 2018. 

1st Place – British Property Awards 2019, Best Estate Agent, Rayleigh
1st place – TMP business awards regional, Best Estate Agent (south east)
1st Place – TMP business awards, National, Best Estate Agent (UK)
1st Place – UK Enterprise Awards, Best Estate Agent (UK) 
1st Place – Livewire Global Awards – Best Estate Agent (UK). 

Look a the difference the correct photography can make

We negotiate on your purchase

That’s correct! We ensure that we not only get you the very best price on your sale but we make sure you pay the best possible price on your purchase! On average we negotiate £11,281! 

Onward negotiation


We use a modern strategy to ensure communication is easy, every client will get a dedicated whatsapp group between you and your agent to keep communication easy.


All of our photo’s are of the very best quality, taken and edited using professional equipment in order to show your home, at its very best.

social media marketing

We use tailored adverts advertising direct to your targetted auidence who may not be looking at the portals yet.


We understand you are already busy, so we work around your schedule in order to cause minimal disruption to your normal routine.


See some of our previous properties.

Here we cover some of the previous properties we have marketed, along with their sucsess and reviews from the owners themselves.

Sovereign Court, Rayleigh

This homeowner was on the market with a large agent for 93 days… with no sale. 
In just 7 more days Nest in Essex had sold the property, over the asking price AND had them moved into their new home.

Kingfisher Crescent, Rayleigh

This homeowner tried several agents over a 12 month period, with all failing to sell the property. Nest stepped in with a bespoke marketing strategy and sold the property in a matter of weeks.

Cordelia Crescent

This homeowner was promised £25,000 LESS by another agent. Nest managed to achieve the full asking price (£25,000 more than the other agent) in just 10 days of marketing.


Client Testimonials

Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our clients say:

I can’t thank Nick and his team at nest in Essex enough, from start to finish the level of service was second to none. Nick kept me informed on a regular basis and if I ever needed advice or info he would always find time to help.

Paul Mead

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Highly recommend Nest – amazing service from start to finish! so knowledgeable. our House sold in 4 days after 1st viewing and we wouldn’t have completed in the 3 months we did if it wasn’t for Nick – to say he went above and beyond is an understatement! By the end of our sale/purchase others in the chain had estate agent envy! Wouldn’t hesitate to use Nest if we ever decided to move again. Thanks guys!

Kathryn Donnelly

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We have sold and are buying with Nest. I can honestly tell you my stereotyped mind of estate agent has been officially changed by Nick from Nest, and also his team. Photos, service, valuation, communication, all 10/10. Thank you for all you hard work.

Andrew Anthony

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Our Team

every company has ‘the perfect team’. here is ours!


Founder & Property Expert

Nick founded Nest in 2014 after growing tired of an outdated industry and wanting to take a different direction with his career… So, Nest in Essex was born. Since then Nick’s diverse skills have developed with him recently passing his City & Guilds Part P in building regulations, 17th & 18th Edition in wiring regulations and Level 2 Electrical inspection and testing. This all adds to a wealth of experience and knowledge of property and the property industry


Personal Agent Assistant

Karen joined Nest in Essex in Jan 2019, working alongside Nick to ensure that the very best standard of service is maintained as well as full support to the team. 

Karen particularly helps with lettings ensuring she builds long lasting relationships with our tenants, all while ensuring all admin support is provided. 


Viewing Specialist

Leigh joined Nest in Essex in 2018. Having been a previous client for Nest, Leigh has seen the other side of the industry, with Nick selling her property. 
Since then she has become our resident viewing specialist, ensure all viewings are carried out with detailed feedback given following each viewing. 


Property Expert

Stuart Joined the Nest in 2019 to help spearhead Nest in Norfolk. 
Having worked with Nick and Nest in Essex for over a year, writing decriptions for our clients properties, and with a background in property, web design and social media marketing, the Estate Agent role was calling for some time, Nest the marketing edge required in a modern market. 


You can find a tonne of advice here!

We believe in giving value to each client by ensuring that. Ensuring we give the very best service to each person. As a result over a decade of expierence can be accessed through our advice section!

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This week Nick spoke to Nicola From Jazzercise, to find out a little bit more about her business, and why she feels Rayleigh is a great place to live, work and invest! Nick: Hi Nicola, Can you give me a little introduction to your business?  Nicola: Jazzercise is a dance based exercise class that has … Read more

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