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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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    A healthy, vibrant community

    Good transport links to Chichester, Worthing and Brighton and nearby rail links to London are also attracting commuters, giving the area a well-balanced, vibrant community feel.

    Nearby attractions include Fontwell Racecourse, the South Downs National Park and the beautiful sandy beaches at Climping.

    Sims Williams is an independent estate agent and we've been helping our customers to buy, rent and sell their homes since 1981.

    If you're considering a move to this beautiful part of West Sussex, call or pop in today and let's get moving.

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Are You Thinking of Selling?
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    We're regularly named as the no.1 estate agent on Rightmove thanks to our proactive approach to selling your property.

    We get to know prospective buyers and contact them as soon as suitable properties come onto our books.

    Professional photography, detailed floor plans and bespoke property brochures are created for every property we market.

    We appoint a dedicated member of staff to progress every property sale through to completion. This keeps the chain moving and makes sure you know what's going on at every step of your property journey.

    • Unrivalled local knowledge and experience
    • Accompanied viewings and prompt feedback
    • Named property consultant to progress all sales
    • Bespoke property brochures and detailed floor plans
    • Proactive, personal marketing to prospective buyers
    • Strong High Street and Board presence

    If you're thinking of selling your property, contact your local branch today to arrange a free market valuation.

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Looking to Buy Locally
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    Network of Local Offices
    Our computer linked offices are able to provide you with information on properties from Arundel in the east to Emsworth in the west.
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    Good Local Knowledge
    Our experienced sales teams are able to provide information on local facilities, transport links and OFSTED reports for local schools.
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    Wide Selection Of Property
    We constantly have a wide range of available properties to suit all tastes and price ranges. Registering with us ensures that you will be kept informed of new instructions and newly reduced properties by email, text or post.
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    Help to Buy
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    We are able to offer advice on the recently introduced Help to Buy scheme. We can provide information on the scheme and recommended financial advisors who would be delighted to discuss mortgage options. 
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    Buy to Let Investors
    Together with our rental department, we are able to advise on all aspects of buy to let properties whether its adding to your portfolio or making your first investment purchase.
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    Need Solicitors or Surveyors Recommended?
    We work closely with many local solicitors and surveyors who would be more than happy to provide you with competitive quotes and advice on all aspects of purchasing your next property.
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Additional Services
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    We take the time to get to know all our tenants, so that we can find you the perfect property to rent, at a price you can afford.

    Our detailed inventories and attention to detail means there are no nasty surprises when you reach the end of your tenancy - over 95% of our tenants get their full deposit back.

    We'll help you to understand your responsibilities, carry out through referencing checks and help you to work out how much you can afford to spend on rent each month.

    We have a growing portfolio of rental accommodation that we market and manage on behalf of private landlords and provide friendly, professional support to all our tenants.

    We belong to the Tenancy Deposit Scheme and Client Money Protection scheme.

    Tenants Fees

    Sims Williams Lettings Limited Agency Fees, Calculated As Follows:

    Application Stage

    Single Tenant Reference - £300 Inclusive of VAT

    Joint Tenant Reference - £ 425 Inclusive of VAT

    Additional Applicants - £120 Inclusive of VAT

    Guarantor Fee (If Required) - £120 Inclusive of VAT

    Company Let - £400 Inclusive of VAT

    Move In Costs

    1st Month's Rent In Advance

    Deposit - 1.5 Times Monthly Agreed Rental Amount

    Other Fees

    Tenancy Renewal Fee - £60 Inclusive of VAT

    Check Out Inventory - £156 - £270 Inclusive of VAT dependent on size of property and furnishings

    New Landlord Reference - £30 Inclusive of VAT

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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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    Expert land and brand new homes marketing

    Our local knowledge gives developers a competitive advantage when it comes to the marketing of new developments and housing.

    We create bespoke marketing materials for new housing developments and a constant supply of potential buyers looking for a brand new property in our area.

    Expert partners for property developers

    We have over 35 years' experience in marketing land and brand new homes:

    • A well-researched and ever-growing register of potential development sites
    • Experience in land acquisition and understanding of local authority planning policies
    • A proven network of trusted planning consultants
    • Expert advice on all aspects of new housing - from property styles and sizes to expert local market values
    • Extensive database of active new home buyers
    • Property "dressing" and show home services
    • Traditional estate agency services built on outstanding customer care
    • Arranging finances for prospective buyers, including "Help to Buy" schemes
    • Qualified property consultants to staff Open Days and Show Homes

    Be the first to know

    Sign up for our regular emails and newsletters to make sure you're the first to know about potential development sites.

    Email us at richard.moores@simswilliams.co.uk or call us today on 01243 551368.

    Development Opportunities

    The pressure to build new housing has never been greater and local planning authorities in the areas covered by Sims Williams are being forced to identify more sites for potential development.

    Whilst the threats to our beautiful West Sussex countryside are obvious, this growing demand does offer new opportunities for property developers and private land owners.

    Do you ....

    • Want help to identify new sites?
    • Have land you want to sell or develop?
    • Want access to buyers looking for new builds?

    With our unrivalled local knowledge, Sims Williams keeps an active database of potential development sites and has detailed knowledge of local planning policies and processes.

    Be the first to know

    Sign up for our regular emails and newsletters to make sure you're the first to know about potential development sites.

    Email us at Richard.moores@simswilliams.co.uk or call us today on 01243 551368.

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Walberton Office Sales Team
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    Richard Moores MNAEA Partner
    Richard has been an estate agent for over 30 years and still feels the same passion and enthusiasm for helping clients buy and sell their homes. Having joined Sims Williams in 1999, Richard's knowledge of the towns, villages and hamlets in this beautiful area is second to none. 

    "I really enjoy working with customers on their "property journey" and pride myself on offering practical, honest advice to buyers and sellers alike. 

    Buying and selling a house can be stressful and the high number of glowing testimonials from happy customers is a source of great pride and satisfaction for me and the whole team," says Richard.
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    Linda Peter MNAEA Senior Property Consultant
    Since starting her estate agency career in 1986, Linda has gained experience in a range of areas - from the hustle and bustle of a city like Brighton to the beautiful villages of Bosham and Walberton. 

    In 2003, Linda joined Sims Williams and takes great satisfaction in guiding customers through the sales process to completion. Linda says, "We meet some wonderful people in our profession and being able to make their house move a little less stressful is a great feeling! 

    I genuinely would not want to work anywhere else and feel that the team's enthusiasm, knowledge and honesty is second to none."
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    Sara Morgan MNAEA Senior Property Consultant
    Sara joined Sims Williams in 2012 after a varied career in manufacturing and insurance, although working in the property business was always her dream. 

    "We have a fantastic team here in Walberton and pride ourselves on our very personal approach to our customers, whether they are buying or selling. 

    Enjoying my job so much makes me feel extremely fortunate and I genuinely look forward to coming to work every day" says Sara. Having grown up in Walberton, Sara enjoys visiting houses which she remembers fondly from her childhood.
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    Louise Murphy Senior Property Consultant

    Louise's property career started over 20 years ago when she worked for a large corporate company in Haywards Heath. It was a great experience and gave Louise the confidence to move up to London and live the dream! "I worked for a range of independent and corporate companies and sold property in Tenerife for a few years until I got bored of the sun," says Louise.

    After starting a family, Louise and her partner decided to move to Barnham for a better quality of life. Having dealt with Sara at Sims Williams when she was looking for a property, Louise knew this was the company she wanted to work for! "Their professionalism and friendliness impressed me as a customer and it's great to now be part of the team," says Louise.

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    Pam Bunting MNAEA Senior Property Consultant
    After working for a firm of local solicitors in their conveyancing department, Pam joined the Sims Williams Walberton team in February 2000. Having lived locally for many years, Pam has a detailed knowledge and genuine fondness for the local area. Pam says, 

    "Working as part of a great team, my role is diverse and interesting. We take the time to really get to know our customers and it's great meeting so many interesting, friendly people." 

    Pam is involved in all aspects of the sales process, from photographing and measuring properties before they go on the market, to accompanying clients to viewings and negotiating the sale.
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    A small selection of recent testimonials
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      We all know moving house can be a stressful and busy time which is why it's so nice for us to have received such wonderful comments from happy buyers and sellers....

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      Strongly recommend Sims Williams
      "From the very first meeting to the time when the house was sold at a price in line with his valuation, Richard Moores was highly responsive, reacting promptly and effectively to changes in the situation and keeping closely in touch throughout the process. I recommend the company very strongly"...Sir Robert H.
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      Professional & efficient
      "I just wanted to say thank you very much indeed for your professional and speedy manner in which you have dealt with this matter. I have had a look on Rightmove and everything appears to be very well represented and I must say that you have kept me up to date far more than I would've expected which is very much appreciated..."Emma G., Kenny Solicitors
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      Enormously helpful, excellent after care
      "As a very satisfied customer I have been enormously helped with the sale of my property, along with the search and purchase of my new property. Above all I have received excellent after care"......Jean F
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      Service with a smile, enthusiastic approach
      "I had the pleasure of buying and selling through Sims Williams. I found that their service was untiring and enthusiastic throughout the complete selling/buying process. The staff always had a smile on their faces and pulled out all the stops for me"...Mrs Jenny E.
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      Helpful, supportive and always with a smile!
      Sara and The Sims Williams Team Thank you for all your help and support. You made it very easy for us. Sara - you always make us smile and we hope we weren't too much of a pain! Many thanks.....Mr & Mrs W
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      Mixing business with kindness and genuine interest
      Richard & The GirlsThank you for all your help in selling my house.  I know that it is your job and business, but to find that mixed in with kindness and genuine interest has restored my faith in Estate Agents.  I am singing your praises and recommending you to neighbours and friends.  Thank you........Mrs S
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      Helpful approach at a stressful time..
      Thank you for all your help in selling my house.  Your professional, friendly and helpful approach to what can be a stressful time made the whole move so easy.... Peter & Sheila A.
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      The 'A' Team
      Richard & The A TeamWe got there in the end! Thank You.......Mrs S.
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      Hard work & communication
      Richard & Lin Thank you for all your hard work in the successful sale of our house in Park Road.  I really appreciated your continued communication at all the stages....Sue C.
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      Nicest agents ever!
      Richard, Lin, Sara & PamThank you for being the nicest agents ever!.....Mr & Mrs W
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      For doing what others couldn't.....
      Richard and the 'team' - Thank you for doing what the others couldn't and in such a short time.....Mr T. & Miss C.
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      A Great Team with energy & determination.
      To a Great Sims Williams Team
      Thank you so much for all the energy and determination you put into selling my home and helping me secure my onward purchase - I'm very happy in my lovely new apartment......Mrs C.
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      The Sims Williams service is excellent.
      Lin is professional with excellent knowledge & communication skills.  The Sims Williams Service - I wouldn't change a thing........Miss C.
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      Professional, Helpful and Friendly Communication.
      To Everyone at Sims Williams - A huge thank you to you all for all your efforts in getting us moved.  Through the long and turbulent journey you have been very professional, helpful and friendly and have made this transaction bearable for us.  Mr & Mrs W
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      Above & Beyond..
      Your service was definitely above and beyond!  We wouldn't have kept the ship afloat without you - We are so grateful to you all.  Mr & Mrs P-M
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      Sold Quickly...
      Richard and The Walberton Team
      Our house sold quickly and your efficiency contributed to the pleasant working relationship we experienced between buyer and seller........Mr & Mrs Norman
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      First Class.
      First Class......Mr T Bedford
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      Excellent Level of Service
      The level of service from the whole team was excellent, Lin kept me sane during the final weeks prior to completion.......Mr & Mrs T
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      End Result - Delightful
      Richard, Annabel and The Team
      What an end result - life in New Zealand is exceeding expectations - You could have done no more - You sold our house for the full asking price and we are delighted with the end result.......Mrs W
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      exceeded all our expectations
      The Sims Williams Team
      You really have gone above and beyond,  and exceeded all our expectations. Nothing was too much trouble , we were kept updated every step of the way. Everyone was very friendly and professional. ...... Mr & Mrs H
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      I would recommend anyone to use Sims Williams
      Professional but friendly service from start to finish. Special thanks go to Lin who kept me updated almost every day during the last couple of weeks when I thought the sale was never going to complete. I would recommend anyone to use Sims Williams.
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      The best local agent we know
      All through the sale process everyone, without exception, was friendly, efficient and totally aware of the situation at any one time. A truly integrated office with knowledgeable people. Now using for a purchase too ! The best local agent we know.
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      Friendly and helpful...
      Very friendly and helpful in the sale of our property. Thanks to you all

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      Friendly, proactive & willing to offer advise
      The majority of our dealings, when looking for a suitable property, were via Sims Williams and it was through them we found a property that suited. We found all the staff at Sims Williams to be friendly, proactive and willing to offer advice on all aspects of the sale and purchase regime which was much appreciated. Many thanks to you all
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      Willingness to go the extra mile
      We were looking for a second home when we contacted Sims Williams and were very impressed with their personal approach and willingness to go the extra mile throughout the buying process. We'd recommend Sims Williams as a truly local agent
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      Warm welcome & helpful during a difficult time

      Dear Annabel

      Thank you so much for making my Olivers Meadow purchase such an enjoyable time and for your warm welcome when we moved in. Each time I have seen you, you have helped me at this difficult time.......CS


    • Buyer Testimonial

      Making our house move so easy

      Dear Richard, Lin, Pam, Sara and Annabel

      Thank you for making our house move so easy! We really appreciate all your time, effort and hard work in helping us.  Big thanks!.......S Family

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      Huge support & Lin kept me sane!

      Dear Lin

      A very very big thank you.  You've been such a huge support and the one person who has kept me sane throughout this whole process.  Many many thanks!

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      A pleasure to do business with you all
      It was a pleasure to do business with you all at this difficult time.  We can now finally move on.  Thank you for all you have done for us......Jayne & Chris S.
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      Helpful & informative team
      Dear Lin
      I would like to thank you and the team for all your help and information during the purchase. The whole process went very well. Please also pass on my thanks to Annabel......Justin B
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      Lin - the glue of the whole process!
      Dear Richard, Lin and Pam
      Thank you so much for helping us get our beautiful home.  Special thanks to Lin for being the glue of the whole process! Davina & Chris R.
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      Regular sales progression updates were good 
      We were very happy with the service your office provided.  The regular updates from Lin were very good as it gave us an appreciation of the complexities that arise in a long chain and also provided a communication channel to the person we were buying from..............Mr & Mrs P
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Simply Perfect
      Sims Williams - You are simply perfect, thank you for everything....Mrs B
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      If we sell - we will be in touch
      An excellent service - should we ever decide to sell our property - we will be contacting Sims Williams.......Mr S
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      Efficient & Proactive
      Sara was particularly efficient and proactive when we viewed and purchased the property.  Lin and Annabel were great at pushing the sale through.....Mr & Mrs T
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      The service, we feel, cannot be bettered. 
      We were very impressed the way the Walberton office kept us constantly informed over the last 4 plus months. As we are 120 miles away from the purchased property this helped immensely . The service, we feel, cannot be bettered. .... Mr R & Mrs H
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      I would certainly recommend this agent
      The service I received was excellent.Professional and yet personal to my specific needs. I would certainly recommend this agent.
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      Professional, thoughtful, supportive and effective
      The Walberton Team have been professional, thoughtful, supportive and effective throughout our dealing with them. I would definitely recommend them.
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    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Sims Williams, Walberton on 01243 551368.