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    Sims Williams is an independent estate agent with branches in Chichester, Walberton and Arundel in West Sussex.

    We opened our first office in 1981 and we've been helping customers to sell, buy, rent and let their properties for over 35 years.

    • Unrivalled local knowledge and experience you can trust
    • Personal service - we accompany all viewings and a dedicated member of the team oversees every sale personally
    • The strongest High Street and board presence in the towns and villages along the West Sussex coastal strip including, Emsworth, Chichester, Middleton-on-Sea, Arundel, Walberton, Barnham, Westergate, Ford and Climping
    • Professional Lettings Service for landlords and tenants
    • Regularly no.1 estate agent for property sales on Rightmove in Chichester, Walberton and Arundel
    • Experts in marketing land and brand new homes
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    Our comprehensive lettings service gives landlords total peace of mind when it comes to protecting and providing income on their property investment.

    Competitive fees and "above and beyond" service for landlords and property investors is why we're one of our area's leading letting agents.

    We find you tenants we'd be happy to have living in our own homes.

    Our landlords rely on us to provide excellent tenants and a reliable source of income from their investment property.

    We offer a comprehensive full property management service for landlords who want to get on with their "day job" or pursue the hobbies they enjoy.

    • Tenant interviews, thorough referencing and tenancy deposit protection scheme
    • Independent lettings agent and registered Safe Agent with comprehensive Client Money Protection processes
    • Comprehensive range of Lettings and Property Management services to suit your needs - we'll do as little or as much as you wish
    • No set up fees, competitive management fees and unbeatable personal service
    • Designated member of staff to resolve maintenance issues promptly
    • Experienced, professional team and members of ARLA Propertymark
    • Rent collection and debt recovery service
    • Bespoke inventories and quarterly inspections
    • Professional advice and guidance on current legislation and forthcoming regulatory changes

    Contact our Lettings Department on 01243 836055 or chichesterlettings@simswilliams.co.uk to arrange a free property valuation.

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    We take the time to get to know all our tenants, so that we can Sims Williams Lettings Ltd

    The Property Ombudsman 3339975

    Client Money Protection CO125032

    Permitted Payments

    Before the tenancy starts (payable to Sims Williams 'the Agent')

    Holding Deposit: 1 weeks's rent

    Deposit: 5 week's rent

    During the tenancy (payable to the Agent)

    Payment of £50 plus Vat if you want to change the tenancy agreement

    Payment of interest for the late payment of rent at a rate of no more than 3% above the Bank of England's base rate for each day that the payment has been outstanding

    Payment of any unpaid rent or other reasonable costs associated with your early termination of the tenancy

    During the tenancy (payable to the provider) if permitted and applicable

    Utilities - gas, electricity, water

    Communications - telephone and broadband

    Installation of cable/satellite

    Subscription to cable/satellite supplier

    Television licence

    Council Tax

    Other permitted payments

    Any other permitted payments, not included above, under the relevant legislation including contractual damages.

    Tenant Protection

    Sims Williams is a member of The Tenancy Deposit Scheme, which is a client money protection scheme, and also a member of The Property Ombudsman, which is a redress scheme. You can find out more details on the agent's website or by contacting the agent directly.

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    Tony has been an Estate Agent since 1980 and bought Sims Williams in 1999. Before becoming a partner at Sims Williams, Tony worked in East and West Sussex where he gained extensive experience in residential sales and lettings. 

    "I am passionate about property and pride myself on offering honest, reliable advice for landlords, tenants and residential sales customers," says Tony. In his younger days, Tony was a very keen sportsman and played rugby and cricket to a high standard. 

    These days, he enjoys playing golf, travelling, walking and cooking. He has two sons - Graham and Gregory - with his wife Tracy.
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    Originally from London, Sallie moved to Chichester with her family in 2005. Sallie joined the Sims Williams lettings team in 2012 and has worked her way up the company to become Property Manager. At Sims Williams, everyone is committed to providing a professional service to both our landlords and tenants and this includes keeping up to date with legislative and industry changes. "I am a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (MARLA) and thoroughly enjoy the challenge that comes with my role. I look forward to the continuing growth of the lettings department," says Sallie.
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    I have been working in the lettings industry for over 7 years and have been with Sims Williams for 20 months. As a lettings negotiator my day to day role includes registering applicants, conducting viewings, negotiating deals, taking on properties and dealing with general enquiries to name but a few of my tasks. I enjoy the job thoroughly, especially matching people to their ideal property.
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    Arabella has worked in the property industry for over 13 years, in both sales and lettings. Starting her career in London after leaving school, Arabella began as a receptionist, quickly rising to become a lettings negotiator, working in the company's busy Dulwich office. Seven years later, after falling in love with West Sussex, she moved to Bosham and joined Sims Williams. As a senior lettings property consultant in the Chichester Lettings team, Arabella is passionate about providing great customer care and going the extra mile to exceed customer expectations.
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    Testimonials from Landlords

    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mr & Mrs Morgan, Walberton
      We have to put on record our great satisfaction with the attention and courteous help and advice that we have had over a long period from this company. Any future business we need in this field will always be requested from Sims Williams before any other contenders.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mrs Copsey, Bosham
      I have found the team to be friendly, helpful and efficient, reliable and quick to respond.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mr & Mrs Hayes, Chichester
      In the 4 years we have dealt with Sims Williams we have always found the company, efficient and helpful. They promptly communicate anything relevant to our property and are very resourceful in 'sorting' it out for us. In essence we find them interactive and experienced and we are entirely satisfied with their all-round professionalism. We can thoroughly recommend Sims Williams to you
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mr & Mrs Wilkinson, Chichester
      We own a number of investment flats in the Chichester area. In 2011 we decided to change our Letting Agent, and after investigating our options, we appointed Sims Williams Letting Centre in Southgate. We have always been very satisfied with the services delivered by the team at Sims Williams. There is a strong personal touch to all of our dealings with Sims Williams, and their relationship both with ourselves, and our paying tenants, has always been excellent. Sims Williams maintain a high degree of integrity and professional standard, without losing the hands on approach to the business of letting and managing properties. We would certainly strongly recommend this company to other landlords.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Ms T Fry, Chichester
      Sims Williams have provided an excellent service and have made the whole letting process stress free. Highly recommended. Not only have SW found first rate tenants, they also advised me on furnishing and organised fittings of carpets and curtains. I could not have managed without them.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mrs Fox, Arundel
      Great service and consistency. Didn't let me drop the ball!! Thank you.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      We decided to rent out our house for the first time and were grateful to receive the very clear and helpful advice from the team at Chichester on how to go about this. They secured very good and appropriate tenants for our property and managed the property for three years quickly responding to any issues and arranging any work required quickly and efficiently. Could not have been better.
    • Landlord Testimonial

      Mr Haines, Chichester
      Efficient and gets results. First class service, a pleasure to deal with.
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      We were very pleased with the way everyone at Sims Williams looked after us and would not hesitate to recommend the team to anyone else. 

      Best Wishes 
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