William H Brown established in 1896 by William Henry Brown

1896 was the first year of the modern Olympics in Athens, Queen Victoria reigned on high and it was the year that William H Brown estate agents was formed - what a great year!

The business started by offering an auctions and valuation service from modest surroundings. actually within a hut on a stackyard in Ruskington, Lincolnshire, but over the years, the William H Brown name has continued to grow, now with 110 branches and part of the Sequence Group of estate agents. We are seen as one of the most-established names in the industry.  

We have continued the proud legacy of William Henry Brown and stayed true our original heritage by continuing to offer an auctions service from our two auction centres, one in East Anglia and most recently one in the North of England, find out more about our auctions service.

Being part of the Sequence Group we handle tens of thousands of moves every year. We also manage thousands of properties on behalf of our landlords too - so when it comes to buying, selling, renting or letting we’ve got lots of experience.

When choosing an estate agent, make sure you pick an experienced, professional, award-winning, established estate agent, just like us! It could be the difference between selling or letting your home quickly for the right price. 

William H Brown has many branches including York, Lincoln, Hertford, Chelmsford, Norwich, Ipswich, Peterborough and many surrounding areas.

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    offers in the region of £250,000 NEW
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    offers in excess of £240,000 NEW
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    Crimplesham, King's Lynn

    guide price £1,700,000 FOR SALE
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    offers in the region of £69,950 SSTC
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    Tingley, Wakefield

    £174,950 SSTC
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"Excellent, superb, marvellous are only a few of the words I would use to describe the service provided by the team at William H Brown in Harrogate. Viewing levels were amazing and the property sold in next to no time within a whisker of the asking price. The service is truly professional and it has to be said, leaves other estate agents in Harrogate wanting. Don't take my word for it, try them yourself they will NOT disappoint."Mr B

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Sequence (UK) Limited is an Appointed Representative of Connells Limited who is authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority for advising on mortgages and non-investment insurance contracts (most Buy to Let mortgages are not regulated). Registered in England No: 4268443. Registered office: Cumbria House, 16-20 Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire LU7 1GN. Sequence (UK) Limited is part of the Connells Group.

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