Strengthening our lettings business

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Sims Williams is reinforcing its position as one of the area’s leading letting agents, at a time when many smaller letting agents are considering leaving the market.

 

A changing landscape

The abolition of tenants’ fees, combined with cuts to mortgage tax relief for landlords and the rise of online agents is changing the landscape of the letting management industry – and not in a good way.

Many small private landlords are looking to sell their portfolios and traditional letting agents are considering ways to minimise the reduction in income or leave the market entirely.

 

Well-placed to accommodate changes

As independent estate agents, Sims Williams has been selling, letting and managing properties through our network of offices for over 40 years.

Lettings management is a core element of our business and we have the capacity to accommodate the forthcoming changes and increase our well-managed property portfolio through our offices in Chichester, Arundel and Walberton.

 

We’ve seen an increase in letting agencies looking for new partnerships

Many smaller letting agents and private landlords are now considering their exit strategy from a market place where profits are becoming increasingly hard to come by.

As well as looking for opportunities to buy letting management portfolios, we’ve been working hard with local landlords and business owners to create mutually beneficial partnerships which protect landlords and sitting tenants.

 

Giving landlords peace of mind – and good returns

If you are a private landlord and are thinking of selling or would like to discuss how Sims Williams could help you maintain a good return on your property investment, please call or email our Lettings Manager David Vawdrey on 01243 836055 or email David.vawdrey@simswilliams.co.uk.

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What our clients say

Excellent service

Excellent service provided throughout with good communication and updates and we had the feeling that the whole team was working to achieve the best outcome for us.
Sara - Vendor - Dec 20th, 2021

Great Experience

Our experience of buying a property through Sims Williams in Walberton was faultless. Always updated on progress and answered any questions we had . Thank you .
Buyer - Jan 27th, 2023

Superb Service

Look no further than Mel Fahy and the Team members at Sims Williams in Chichester, their service has been second to none and I can highly recommend them. My experience has been nothing but positive with their professionalism and friendliness. Mel has gone out of her way to keep in touch with the relevant parties and also ensure I have been kept fully up to date, thank you Mel!
Toni - Buyer - Mar 9th, 2021

Excellent service

Last year Sims Williams arranged a tenancy for us. This went really well. The tenant was a great fit for our property (a small, old cottage which is suitable for a tenant who cares for it as much as we do!). Within a week of the end of the year long tenancy, another tenant was introduced to us. Our personal concerns regarding the “right fit” for the property were fully taken into consideration The team were so helpful on both occasions and took care of such matters as safety certificates, informing utilities etc etc etc. I cannot praise them enough. Always willing to answer queries and clarify matters.
Nita - Landlord - Mar 20th, 2023

Couldn't of been happier with the team

John and all the team were fantastic so helpful all throughout the sale highly recommend
Mr & Mrs Haimes- Vendor - Aug 12th, 2022

Fantastic service

Excellent service throughout the sale of our property. The whole team was brilliant and kept in constant communication with us, especially Susie and Julia. Friendly, professional and knowledgeable, the Bognor team made the experience as smooth as possible, and were always available to talk through any issues that arose in what can be an extremely stressful process! We chose Sims Williams to sell our house because of how impressed we were when attending the viewing of a property they had for sale. We lost out to another buyer who was able to complete more quickly on that property, but knowing that we were interested the branch manager called us personally to let us know that the property had gone under offer so that we wouldn’t just find out from seeing it updated on Rightmove. These personal touches are indicative of the customer service that we received all the way through from Sims Williams. Thank you.
Sarah - Vendor - Sep 20th, 2023

Making dreams come true

Our experience with Sims Williams Letting Chichester has been phenomenal. Patient and efficient as well as understanding our personal needs and situation. Jo and the team have all assisted us to find a home. We are new to the UK and all our questions were answered and processes were explained. Everything went smoothly. Finding a home in the UK, we were told, would be really difficult and we were so worried... Sims Williams made it easy. Liaising with the landlord on our behalf and within a week we had a home. I am beyond impressed and highly recommend them. Thank you so much for making a rather stressful time in our lives that little bit easier.
Zita - Tenant - Jul 8th, 2023

Property Purchase

I would like to thank Sims Williams for their first class service when we bought a property from the Millgate development in Barnham. Both Jane and Marilyn went above and beyond to support our house purchase. They were always kind, helpful and friendly. Thank you very much.
Emma- New Home Buyer - Apr 12th, 2022

TOP CLASS SERVICE FROM A TOP CLASS TEAM

Throughout the 10-month process of selling during two lockdowns, we received a totally professional, helpful and friendly service from everyone at SW at every stage.
Flis Salmon - Vendor - Jan 26th, 2021

Thank you

Sims Williams (Chichester)have recently found new tenants for our property in Chichester. As ever the team were a pleasure to work with.They are efficient and professional to work with on every level. Thank you
Fiona - Landlord - Jun 1st, 2021