About us

The Company

A little bit about us

Originally founded in 2002 by Serge Cowan and Sophie Hammond, Unique Living is an independent luxury estate agent, specialising in the sales, marketing AND purchasing of prestige and luxury property in the world’s most desirable locations including the French Riviera, Ibiza, Mallorca, Algarve, Costa del Sol, French Alps, Tuscany and Barbados to name a few.

We identified the need for a company that truly understood the mind-set of the luxury international property buyer as well as having detailed local knowledge of selling property in established prestigious markets around the world. Adopting an innovative approach to traditional estate agency, we have combined our widespread global coverage and sales and marketing experience with a tailor-made ‘Property Finder Service’ and ‘Mortgage & Finance Solutions’, to allow people from different countries to buy and sell through one central platform.

Our unique and modern approach to estate agency means we can meet the needs of both the buyers as well as the seller. Prestige property markets around the world behave in very different ways and the processes are very specialised. Our property finder service is a tailormade process, designed to remove the time and stress associated with searching for a property away from the buyer. Combine this with a wealth of sales and marketing experience promoting properties at this level, we are able to provide a transparent, high quality and unrivalled level of service, that our clients have become accustomed to for more than a decade.

Serge Cowan
(Founder and Managing Director)

The Unique Living Network

For more than a decade, we have evolved and nurtured an unparalleled network of carefully selected leading local independent estate agents in the prime locations we operate. Acting as their International Office from our UK headquarters, we work closely with our Affiliates to ensure our clients benefit from the local knowledge, expertise and experience of the locations we preside, offering the best advice and assistance through each stage of the buying and selling process.

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Selling Your Property

We understand that selling your luxury property require sophisticated presentation across online and offline platforms. Consequently we promote a global portfolio of luxury residential homes and boutique hotels for sale using the latest marketing and technological strategies, to enhance the lifestyle of each property to the widest possible international audience.

Property Finder Service

Through our tailor-made Property Finder Service , we invest significant time and energy into finding clients their dream second residence, holiday home or ideal investment, removing the stress and unfamiliarity associated with acquiring property overseas. Unlike traditional Estate Agents, if we do not have the property in our own portfolio we will extend our service to search 100% of the market for our clients to find the right property. Over the years we have been very successful at sourcing, negotiating and securing luxury properties on behalf of our clients, often acquiring properties yet to appear on the open market.

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Excellent Level of Service

Unique Living aims to offer a truly unique service that is framed around trust, providing expert advice and a range of support throughout all stages of selling property abroad. Our focus has been to create the very best result for all of our clients with our energetic and professional approach to exceeding goals and expectations.

Our team is multi-lingual specialists in the property buying and selling process with expert local knowledge in the markets we operate. As a member of The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA Overseas) Unique Living is recognised for upholding good agency practice and the highest in professional standards.

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