Why Choose Steven Oates
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Steven Oates is Hertford and Ware’s leading estate agent. Established in 1986 as a local independent estate agency, Steven Oates has continued to provide a professional, friendly and informative service to the Hertford and in more recent times to the neighbouring town of Ware.


Steven Oates opened it’s doors some 25 years ago, with Colin Kyle at the helm and has continued to grow to a company now employing 16 experienced members of staff. Having successfully been recognised by the industry as Hertford’s leading agents for over two decades, we have expanded our territory into Ware to increase the service we can provide our clients.

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At Steven Oates we pride ourselves in acting in the best interests of our clients, and in doing so strive to achieve the best possible sale price. This is complemented by a pragmatic approach in order to set realistic client expectations, using our experience and market sentiment. We offer an unparalleled service to ensure your property receives the most amount of viewings from relevant buyers. 

Our office is conveniently situated in Hertford’s main road ‘Fore Street’, making it easy for our clients to pop in six days a week. We have gone to great lengths to create a high impact window display as well as a modern environment that is welcoming, friendly and offers a bespoke customer experience. As a result, we have strong physical and trusted brand presence in the local area that can be relied on.