Established in 2008, Houseen is a highly respected property sales, lettings and management company operating across south of England. Whether you’re a landlord, tenant, vendor or prospective purchaser, you’ll benefit from our intimate knowledge of the region’s diverse property sector. Operating from our established offices in central London and Brighton we deal particularly new-build and properties at the upper end of the market.

As one of the South-East region’s leading property services companies, we act for our clients enjoying an outstanding reputation for our honest, professional service. We also offer bespoke advice and assistance for landlords seeking to sell [and acquire] rental properties.

Our offices are found in the financial centre of London, central Brighton & Hove, close to major road and rail links both easily accessible from all parts of both cities. We’re members of the arla | propertymark Client Money Protection Scheme, and the Property Ombudsman.


We regularly advise and assist landlords who are looking to sell rental properties or add to their existing portfolio. Not being your typical run-of-the-mill estate agents: our sales service is completely bespoke and draws on our unrivalled property and financial expertise from an extensive network of contacts within the UK. To maximise your property visibility in the market we use Rightmove and Zoopla as our primary marketing portals.


As lettings and property management specialists we help clients maximise their rental income and match tenants to properties that meet their precise needs. We have particular expertise in letting and managing premium properties. In the cities we reside we have expertise in the rapidly expanding student markets and manage a wide range of student accommodation.

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We provide a comprehensive property maintenance and repairs service which is fully accredited by the independent Contractors Health & Safety Assessment Scheme (CHAS). All work is carried out by trusted local contractors and specialists we’ve worked with for many years. To help you get the precise help you need, follow the link below to an easy-to-use webpage where you can ‘self-diagnose’ common property problems, and even send in pictures, before contacting us.


We base our rental valuations on our detailed knowledge and experience of the local market that we’ve built up over 10 years. So you can rely on the assessments we give to be honest, realistic and achievable.


We’ve developed slick, robust systems for managing our lettings portfolio, all backed by our membership of SAFEagent, arla | propertymark and the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (TDS) to give you complete peace of mind.


London, Brighton & Hove are large, diverse and vibrant cities and that’s reflected in the nature of our properties. Whether you’re looking to study, work, retire or invest, you’ll find your perfect accommodation or investment opportunities with us.


We specialise in rented residential property in wider South-East region, primarily in London, Brighton & Hove. On our Rightmove page we have a wide selection of properties, ranging from studio flats and student accommodation to family houses and premium apartments. We are constantly updating our listings so you have the pick of the market. When you register with Houseen we’ll email you details of properties that precisely match your exact requirements: to register today, please contact us.


Ryan Zhu

Ryan is a UK-based entrepreneur and NFoPP-qualified property professional, with over 15 years’ experience in property investment and management in the UK and worldwide. He founded Houseen in 2008, and is closely involved in the day-to-day running of the business, working directly with landlords and investors on a range of property issues.

Debbie Starr

Debbie is our office manager, and looks after the property management side of our business, handling day-to-day maintenance enquires and administration. She provides a vital link between landlords, tenants and our local network of contractors.

Esther Lyon

Esther Lyon joined the company in 2021 spring as our lettings administrator. She works with clients on marketing properties, conducting viewings and helping to secure lettings on terms that work for both landlords and tenants.

Stacey Ponman

Stacey is Ryan’s business partner and co-founder of Houseen. An NFoPP-qualified property manager, she’s involved in all aspects of marketing and developing the business, with particular responsibility for our property management work.

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