About Us


Having worked locally in Edgware, Middlesex for 10 years, Melvin realised his own potential to offer a unique level of service and hence in 1993, Melvin Jacobs Estate Agents was created. The company was further bolstered in 2015 with the creation of a partnership with Simon Finn, combining the vast experience of both Melvin and Simon.


Situated in the heart of Edgware, our double-fronted shop exemplifies the strides that Melvin Jacobs have made since opening 27 years ago. Now the leading independent estate agents in Edgware, we are proud of what we have achieved.


Since 1993, the expansion of our portfolio is a testament to the increased volume of recommendations and repeat business as a result of the full range of services that our clients have grown accustomed to. Our invaluable experience and detailed advice in lettings and property management contributes to the long-term successful relationship between our landlords and their tenants. We are able to offer assistance in whatever you require; from finding a tenant to the full management of your property. In addition, we also offer the full block management service, managing blocks of flats on behalf of Freeholders or right to manage resident companies.


Particularly in this modern technological era, retaining the family appeal has led us to be able to conduct sales and lettings in a charming, old-fashioned manner with the use of valuable modern tools. We can truly say that we offer a full range of services that our clients have grown accustomed to and require, providing: sales, lettings, management and maintenance.


Our focus is to provide confidence, expertise and above all a professional service which is imperative in building a long-standing relationship with all our customers. With a collective experience of over 120 years, our team of experienced staff are always happy to help in order to provide an unprecedented level of knowledge and proficiency thus allowing a first-class service.


At Melvin Jacobs’, we feel extremely passionate in our ability to provide a service that both assists our customers and clients and achieves their expectations. Step into our world, enter our family and ‘let us put a smile on your face’.

Simon Finn BSc (Hons) MRICS: Owner

Having qualified as a Chartered Surveyor, Simon has worked in the property management field for over 25 years. He is an expert on Block Management and deals with all issues in a professional and efficient manner. Having joined Melvin Jacobs a few years ago, he now owns the company and is looking forward to ensure that post Brexit, Melvin Jacobs Estate Agents remains the premier Agency in Edgware. Simon is a qualified EMT and volunteers for Hatzalah Emergency Medical Service Organization. He is married with five children and manages property in the UK and Israel.

Simon Lancer: Lettings Director

Simon has been with Melvin Jacobs since day one. He is an expert in all lettings matters and often represents Landlords in court when dealing with problematic tenants. With his wide web of connections, he ensures that all our client’s properties are let out quickly to the best possible tenants. Simon is married has two children and is an avid Watford FC fan.

Steven Kersh FNAEA: Sales Manager

Steven has been an Estate Agent for over 40 years, and has worked in Edgware, Stanmore and surrounding areas for the majority of the time. For the last 20 years he has been employed at Melvin Jacobs, where he has been instrumental in managing the growth of business, year on year. Steven has built up a large client base of customers through family and friend recommendations. He has a wealth of property experience, and due to his negotiating skills, ensures that even the most difficult deals are achieved to a satisfactory conclusion. Steven ensures that the office runs smoothly, liaising with all the sales negotiators to assist with the completion of all transactions. Steven is married and has two children.

Stuart Hyams: Senior Sales Negotiator

Stuart has been selling property in Edgware for over 30 years. He is an excellent negotiator and through his extensive client base, is able to sell properties that other agents have difficulty in selling. He is married with two daughters and is a huge Barnet Football fan.

Emmanuel Menahem: Senior Sales Negotiator

Emmanuel has worked in Edgware estate agency for 15 years. He is a Graphic Artist and takes pride in ensuring all property sales particular photos are beautifully presented ensuring the most appeal to potential purchasers. He is married with three children, loves spending time with his grandchildren and is passionate about Tottenham Hotspurs Football Club.

Samantha Sunshine: Property Manager

Samantha lives up to her name and always brings a ray of sunshine with her whenever she comes to the office. She has been with Melvin Jacobs for 24 years and plays a very important role within the Company. Samantha assists Simon Finn in our Management Department along with being his PA. She also assists all the sales negotiators with the preparation of sales particulars, and is responsible for the day to day secretarial/admin side of the office. Samantha has two daughters and a dog called Molly.

Melvin Jacobs
45-47 Manor Park Crescent
Edgware Middlesex HA8 7LY
Tel: 020 8381 2908