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Buy, sell or let your property with Hunters

We help landlords and sellers in Southampton find their perfect tenants and buyers.

Whether you have a city centre flat you want to let, are looking for a new family home, or want to sell and downsize, we can help.

We have the experience and service of a nationwide estate agent, with the knowledge of a local branch.

This means you have a stress-free experience that culminates in the best price for your property.

We’re also the leading agent for the popular and lively Ocean Village development, so get in touch if you want to buy, sell or let.

Our services

  • Free property valuation
  • Bespoke professional marketing packages for your property 
  • Fully managed sale including 24/7 support through the My Hunters portal so you can keep up to date on viewings, read feedback and stay in the loop
  • A variety of lettings services ranging from securing tenants right through to managing your property
  • Expert, impartial advice for investors in the houses in multiple occupation market

Why choose Hunters Southampton

Unrivalled local knowledge

We’ve helped homeowners buy and let their properties since 2004. As a result, we know the type of buyer or tenant your property will appeal to as well as the selling points of the local area. It’s how we deliver an outstanding service time and time again.

Experts in lettings

We know the problems landlords face because our Director, Jonathan, has let his own properties since 2002. This gives us first-hand experience of a shifting market and means we’re always up-to-date on the latest legislation changes that could affect your investment.

We also know what makes a good tenant, so you only get the most interested and serious prospects viewing your property.

Appeal to a massive market

We advertise your property to a broad and engaged audience. We promote it on our website, Zoopla, OnTheMarket, PrimeLocation, Rightmove and social media too.

This means you’ll have exposure to buyers or tenants from all around the country.

All this culminates in a lot of interest which means we can get you the right price for your property.

Accompanied viewings

To make your property experience as stress-free as possible, we accompany prospective tenants or buyers on all viewings to save you the time and hassle.

You’ll receive feedback after each viewing so you can see what people thought of your property. Through the My Hunters portal, you can easily stay informed on the viewings we have lined up.

Only pay when we’re successful

We understand that it’s frustrating having to pay agent fees when your home has been on the market for months.

That’s why you only pay us when we’ve sold or let your property. That way, we’re proactive and driven to get you the best results for your property.

See what our customers say about Hunters Southampton team:

From the off and all the way through the sale of my house Hunters were personable, professional, experienced and very helpful. We did get a sale and I was grateful that they stuck with it and offered a great level of service and advice. When it came to the legal side they provided three conveyancing quotes; Hunters' in-house (but farmed out to an internet conveyancer) was the most competitive. I was skeptical about using them and that they may be recommended due to the kick-back to Hunters, but after a chat with Hunters I went with them and sure enough they were also excellent with my case. I can say Hunters Southampton were as good as their word on everything, a pleasure to use, earned their commission and I would certainly recommend them and use them again.

Mr S, Southampton

I found the service first class both in terms of letting my property and then the subsequent sale of it. Jonathan offered excellent advice and assistance initially in relation to a potential HMO and then letting the property and was ably assisted by Anam. James then became involved in the sale and handled the transaction swiftly and efficiently to completion. The fees paid throughout were very reasonable for the service provided.

Mr D, Southampton

We are delighted to tell you that putting an advertisement in your window has paid off and we have sold the house (the Compris de Vente has now been signed by all parties and returned to the notaire in France). Thank you for all your help. We have had more prospective buyers through Hunters in Southampton in twelve months than the three estate agents in France over the last few years. We are really impressed with Hunters and sing your praises to everyone!

Mrs B, Southampton

Free property valuation

Find out how much your property is worth.

Choose from an online valuation to get a rough overview, or we can visit your property to give you an accurate assessment.

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Why buy in Southampton?

Southampton is the perfect blend of city and coastal life. A stone’s throw from the New Forest and just down the road from the South Downs, there’s plenty of opportunities to enjoy the countryside.

The Isle of Wight is also easily accessible, with regular ferries running every day.

Unsurprisingly, Southampton is known for its maritime history and past time with plenty of sailing clubs dotted along the Solent and coast.

There are museums dedicated to the sea and sky, with museums dedicated to aviation and the spitfire as well as the Titanic.

The student and HMO market is thriving. The University of Southampton is ranked in the global top 100 and is a member of the Russell Group, making it a desirable institution for students around the world. Other universities include Solent University which specialises in industry-focused degrees and the University of Southampton School of Medicine.

In 2019, the average property price in Southampton was £245,159, which is an increase of 3% year-on-year.

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    Jonathan Clegg


    I am the owner and managing director of Hunters Southampton (formally JCL Homes). I have been an investor in the Southampton Market since 2002, particularly specialising in the HMO market renting individual rooms to young professionals. I have experience in most sectors of the property market having built extensions, renovated numerous properties (for myself, friends and family) and even built a one-bedroom bungalow whilst working as a labourer. Further to this I have also delved into the realms of development personally renovating, extending and selling a Bungalow in Eastleigh for profit. I set up J Clegg Lettings in 2005 because friends and family began asking me to manage their properties. As the company grew and I started to sell properties this was renamed JCL Homes. In 2016, with a growing portfolio, I decided to franchise with Hunters to allow the business to keep growing, utilising the years’ worth of expertise and experience behind Hunters much larger brand, whilst also keeping the independence that I believe is vital to deliver exceptional service. I have found that my experience in all areas of the property industry ideally positions me to offer advice and guide both new and experienced investors through the ever changing legislation surrounding property. We found this knowledge to be a real advantage to make sure our landlords obtained good yielding properties that are going to rent quickly, having minimal vacant periods (ideally none!). My family home was on the Lymington river, being only 200m from the Royal Lymington Yacht club. It was inevitable that a passion for sailing would manifest and I spent my childhood on the water that led to an Olympic 49er campaign. I am equally passionate about sailing and property, being happy to chat anytime about either – part of the reason I am so enthused by our increasing presence in Ocean Village over the last few years.

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    Rebecca Williams

    Property Manager

    I have worked in property management for 7 years and have gained a great deal of knowledge from previous roles within agencies. I started with Hunters in December 2018 and am enjoying working as part of a small team and a team that strives to provide excellent customer service. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family, going for family days out and spending time with friends.

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    Andy England

    Property Manager

    I have been involved in a number of different roles since entering the property industry in 2003 when I started work in Lettings. I started with Hunters in 2017 love working for a company that values customer service and satisfaction. Being born and bred in Southampton, I have a good knowledge of the local area and amenities - especially the local takeaways across Southampton! Having a young family, most of my spare time is taken up with bedtime stories and stepping on Lego. However, I do enjoy playing board and card games, and I am the current UK Dice Masters national champion 2017, and co-host a fortnightly Dice Masters related podcast.

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    James King

    Lettings Valuer

    I was fortunate to obtain my first post as a junior sales negotiator with independent Estate Agents in January 2007. Over this first year, I learnt the important basics, such as registering applicants, valuing properties, selling properties and negotiating sales, and became skilled at managing the full sales process from start to end including marketing strategies and communication with solicitors. In September 2008 I was transferred to the lettings department and continued to progress my career, increasing the breadth of my knowledge. In 2012 I was given an opportunity to work in a specialist niche market place, dealing with waterfront homes across Southampton. Initially I was taken on as a senior negotiator and my hard work paid off when I was promoted to Lettings Manager in 2013. I learned a great deal of knowledge surrounding end of tenancy disputes and how to deal with particularly difficult clients, something many other agents lack experience of. I believe I provide a fantastic standard of customer service, looking after both tenants and landlords of properties throughout all stages of the tenancy. I find that truly knowing the dynamics of the area I work in enhances my ability to deliver on service, and I have found that during my career working in independent agencies (such as Hunters Southampton) I have been able to deliver this service to a very high standard. I regularly receive customer appreciation that reflects this and this is my biggest motivator in ensuring the service stays high.

Local area guide

You will never be bored in Southampton. There’s a multitude of things to do, and to top it off, it’s all set in beautiful buildings and breathtaking scenery. Whether you’re a history buff, a theatre fanatic or a shopaholic, you’ll find something that takes your fancy.

Southampton has a long and rich history, and the museums to match. If you love your military history then take a look at the Solent Sky Museum. The museum boasts an impressive selection of planes, but what makes this all the more impressive is that Southampton is where the first Spitfires took off from! If you prefer maritime history, Southampton’s SeaCity Museum might be your new favourite place. Alongside their impressive Titanic displays, there are interactive features, games and a picturesque cafe. What more could you want?

If you’re in need of some retail therapy, then look no further than Westquay shopping centre. With everything from technology and homewares to fashion and sports, you’ll be certain to find what you’re looking for.

The city is littered with historic buildings and gorgeous parks, but if you feel like going a little further out, there’s also plenty to do and see. The whole family can enjoy the Oasis Down to Earth Farm or explore the treetops at Go Ape, and when the little ones are exhausted there’s plenty to do in the evenings. With an extensive range of independent restaurants and bars, you’re spoiled for choice. Whether you’re craving the traditional ales served at The Butcher’s Hook or live music and comedy at places like The Talking Heads, you’ll never run out of places to see.

Whatever kind of home you’re looking for, Southampton has something to give. Hunters is proud to showcase everything from chic central terrace flats to properties overlooking the Quay. If you want to be a little further out of the city centre we have larger detached and semi-detached properties which are perfect for families, or anyone who dreams of peace and quiet.

For the parents out there, Southampton has some fantastic schools and colleges, and for anyone commuting each day there are great transport links. With the M27 nearby, it’s easy to get in and out of the city, or if you’re using public transport, there are many buses, trains and cycle routes across the city. No matter what stage your life is at, Southampton is the perfect place to be.

Market Insights

Jonathan Clegg - Franchise Partner

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