About us

About us

Bringing tenants and landlords together.

York letting agents, Letters of Distinction is a highly respected and long-established organisation, specialising in residential lettings and property management.

We offer a wide-range of services for both landlords and tenants. We provide specialist advice on property investment, as well as on letting and renting property in York and the surrounding areas.

Letters of Distinction recognises the on-going need for professional property management within York’s private residential sector. The merging of our residential letting and property management companies has expanded our service and increased our property portfolio. We continue to build our service and go from strength to strength.

Our key aim is to provide an efficient and cost-effective service for all our clients. We make it our business to ensure all landlords maximise the return on their investment, with the full knowledge and complete peace of mind that their property is in safe hands.

In addition, our competitive fee structure offers value for money, with no hidden extras guaranteed. Our tariff of fees are always transparent and clearly explained.

Located within the Bridgfords Office on Micklegate, in York, we are easily accessible within the City Centre.


Part of the Countrywide Group

Letters of Distinction is part of the Countrywide Group, the UK’s largest estate agency network. This gives you peace of mind that your property is in the safe hands of our local experts, supported by a central team of specialists all working on your behalf.

By listing your property for sale or rent with us, your property will benefit from immediate coverage through all major property websites, as well as our own, including propertywide.co.uk, zoopla.co.uk, rightmove.co.uk and primelocation.com, to name a few. 

There are hundreds of reasons to choose Countrywide's award-winning service. Voted for by both industry peers and customers, Countrywide has won over 200 awards; the most recent being Double Gold from the prestigious ESTAS Awards 2020 for Best Large National Estate Agency Group and Best National Lettings Agency. To see how successful we are in selling and letting property, visit our Countrywide awards page.

Interested in a career in sales or lettings?

Interested in a career in sales or lettings?

For information about careers and current vacancies with Letters of Distinction, or across the Countrywide Group, please visit our careers website.