Trust an agent with local knowledge

With a commitment to customer service that follows in the footsteps of our fathers and underpins everything we do, it's no surprise that generations of residents, business owners and landlords have trusted us to handle all their property matters. Southend may have changed a lot in 95 years, but we're still at the heart of the town's property market.

Southend high street, 1953 © Southend Museums Service, Southend Borough Council

Founded in 1922

Hair & Son has been a pillar of Southend's property market since Frederick Gordon Hair (the grandfather of one of our current partners, Richard Hair) founded the firm in 1922. The last 95 years has seen the firm go from strength to strength, opening five offices and establishing six departments to become so much more than an estate agent.

But we measure ourselves by the present, as much as the past. That's why we never stop looking for ways to innovate our service and help our clients to grow their business now and for years to come.

Our areas of expertise

As Southend‘s estate office, we are the only local property professionals with the experience and expertise to deliver a comprehensive, all-inclusive service that handles all your property matters.

  • Residential sales

    Any estate agent worth their salt can sell your home. But only Hair & Son have the experience, knowledge and resources to deliver a comprehensive, first-class service that truly maximises the value of your property.

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  • Lettings

    We've been letting property in the area since 1922. In that time, our exceptional service has seen us build relationships with landlords and tenants that have lasted for generations

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  • Commercial

    With over 50 years of experience selling, renting, managing and surveying business premises, we are able to offer clients a comprehensive service when selling or letting their property.

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  • Auctions

    With regular auctions, detailed property packs and diverse listings of residential and commercial properties, Hair & Son is one of the leading property auction houses in South East Essex.

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  • Property Management

    Backed by over 95 years‘ experience handling properties for landlords in the local area, we offer the most sophisticated and refined property management service in South East Essex.

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  • Professional Services

    We provide an extensive range of professional services, including surveys, valuations and schedules to private individuals and corporate clients throughout South East Essex.

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Meet the team

Find out more about our 60-strong team of local professionals, who are on-hand to help you with any property matter.

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