“Team” Sims Williams – where everybody knows your name

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Moving from Tangmere, near Chichester, to Carlisle in Cumbria, was a “big” move in every sense for Sandra McKenzie.

“Team” Sims Williams made sure she was not alone on her property journey.

Every member of the Sims Williams team in Chichester knew Sandra’s name, were familiar with her property and totally committed to progressing the sale of her house.


The whole team visited

Sandra says, “From the moment senior branch manager David Vawdrey came to value my property, to the moment senior property consultant Karen Toomey confirmed the sale had completed, I could not have wished for better service and support from Sims Williams.

“Every member of the team came to see my property before the viewings started and whoever I spoke to at Sims Williams knew my name, could answer my questions and put me at ease.

“Moving on my own was a massive step for me and Sims Williams held my hand and we even shared a few laughs along the way – what a team!” says Sandra.


Going the extra mile

Sadly, Sandra’s husband Stuart passed away ten years ago, and Sandra decided to move closer to friends and family in Cumbria and her native Scotland.

“Leaving the home I shared with Stuart was difficult. Karen and the team showed such kindness and helped me take my memories and leave the house for someone new to enjoy.”

‘I would absolutely recommend Sims Williams – especially to anyone facing the sale of a property alone or who wants a team prepared to go the extra mile,” said Sandra.


Proud of my team

Karen Toomey says, “Helping Sandra to start the next phase of her life was an absolute pleasure and I am so proud of every member of the Sims Williams team.

“Working with professional property experts who are all genuinely nice people is one of the reasons I love working for Sims Williams – we all care about every client and I’m not sure many other estate agents can claim that,” says Karen.

Sims Williams is an independent estate agent, and has been helping clients to sell, buy and rent their properties since 1981.

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What our clients say

Excellent Service

It took some time but the staff, especially Karen and Callum were always cheerful and keen to find us a buyer. We were never pressured into altering our asking price, nor did we get time wasters sent to view! Overall we were very happy with the service we received before and after the agreed sale and up to completion.
Richard & Chrissie Vendors - Dec 3rd, 2021

Open and Genuine

I can't rate this company highly enough. They were open and genuine with me throughout the sale of my property. Once an offer was accepted, this company really shone. Mel kept me and my buyer updated throughout and kept us connected with everything that was going on. I would highly recommend to anyone looking to buy or sell their home.
Felicity - Vendor - Mar 10th, 2021

My new home purchase

Annabel and Mel are absolute stars , I really can't praise them enough ! Top Ladies who were a massive help in my new home purchase . A big thanks to both ladies !!
Lee - Buyer - Mar 20th, 2023


Me and a friend recently went through Sims Williams to view some newly renovated apartments in central Chichester. David was with us for our initial viewing through to our tenancy signing and was incredibly helpful and prompt with communication throughout. We were disappointed to have not been informed on our initial viewing that the property would be under construction for 6-8 months out of our 12 months tenancy, however despite this all communication with Sims Williams was very quick in getting in touch with the landlord about this, and we are still very happy with the service that they provided.
Summer F-B - Tenant - Nov 18th, 2020

Excellent Service

The whole team and Karen and Calum in particular are very professional and kept me informed throughout a difficult purchase, don’t go anywhere else!
Dave - Buyer - Mar 6th, 2021


I can’t thank Linda and John (and Sarah!) enough for their sheer doggedness and determination In managing both my sale and purchase. It was certainly a rollercoaster but the communication from Lin and John was exceptional throughout. I would thoroughly recommend Sims Williams!
Helen - Buyer - Dec 8th, 2020


Really helpful and efficient. Nothing too much trouble. Excellent service. David Vawdrey is highly efficient and charming to deal with. thank you
Flora - Tenant - Jul 13th, 2020

Absolutely first class service

Jo was our main point of contact and the service her and her colleagues provided was faultless. Fantastic communication and lovely tenants found. I would add that I have also bought and sold properties through Sims Williams over the past 25 years and done another rental too, and not once have they ever slipped on their first class service..and super friendly too. Well done all of you.
Tracey - Landlord - Jun 7th, 2022

Claire - Vendor - 26.01.2023

We were very pleased with the team who were efficient and focused on finding the right buyer. The sale went through smoothly and we were kept informed at each stage of the process Thank you we would recommend them.
Claire - Vendor - Jan 26th, 2023

Mill Gate New Home

We purchased a new build property on the Mill Gate site. Jane and Marilyn have been very helpful and supportive throughout our move. Many thanks
Martin - Buyer - May 27th, 2022