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For the past forty years, we’ve been dedicated to serving the residents of West Sussex, catering to their diverse needs in buying, renting, letting, and selling properties. We understand that navigating through these processes can be both exhilarating and overwhelming, especially when it feels like you’re juggling multiple responsibilities.

Whether you’re relocating due to work, expanding your family and seeking a larger home, or moving closer to relatives for support, we recognise that each situation is unique. Sometimes, the involvement of other family members adds complexity, or you may be handling everything on your own. Regardless of your circumstances, we acknowledge the challenges that come with such significant life changes.

Moving involves a range of emotions and the added stress of managing numerous tasks. During these times, it’s crucial to consider the emotional aspect of the experience. That’s why, when you choose to sell your property with Sims Williams, we prioritise providing a patient, courteous, and professional service. Our goal is to offer assistance and guidance, empowering you to make the best decision for your future.

Find out how much your property is worth to start with and use our free online valuation tool.

One thing we’ve noticed over the years is that there are nine most common reasons why people need to sell, which are:

  1. To pay for nursing home or care fees
  2. Job relocation
  3. Downsizing or retiring
  4. Financial challenges or bankruptcy
  5. Divorce or separation
  6. Probate or inherited property
  7. Selling your home for the first time
  8. Upsizing
  9. Selling as a property investor or developer

Do you recognise yourself in any of these situations? We can help. Sims Williams have also created a number of useful seller guides to help you navigate the process. Have a look at our sellers guide for first time buyers and our guide to selling a probate property.

We believe every client and every property is unique – that’s why our experienced, qualified and friendly teams fully understand your needs before getting to work on your behalf.

We never forget that selling a property can be an emotional and sometimes stressful time – our job is to handle the stress on your behalf. We will always provide honest, professional advice that you can trust. Our news page is updated weekly with helpful information including local market news, property tips and advice about how to make the moving home process easier. 

Whether it’s to arrange a valuation for sale or friendly advice on any aspect of moving, do please get in touch with the team today.

Sims Williams are estate and letting agents with offices in Arundel, Bognor Regis, Chichester and The Six Villages. For expert advice on all things property or for a free no obligation market appraisal, do contact your local Sims Williams office. We are here to guide you through every step of your journey, providing professional advice, support and guidance you can trust. 


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What our clients say


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

Faultless Service

A big thank you to David Vawdrey and his team for there hard work and tenacity to get my flat rented to quickly and at such a great price. Nothing was too much for the team to deal with and I am very grateful to them for looking after the process so well. I would give them 6 stars if I could and would encourage anyone looking to rent a flat in Chichester to use Sims Williams, and David Vawdrey in particular.
Alex - Landlord - Apr 22nd, 2022


Jo and her colleagues are managing two rental properties for me and the service has been fantastic from start to finish: providing me with very helpful advice prior to letting, finding high quality tenants and managing all ongoing matters. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend Jo and her team to others.
Will H - Landlord - Dec 14th, 2020

Positive, Professional, Quality, Responsive

Professional at all times. Patient and delivered the sale just within the cut-off for stamp duty holiday, with very difficult vendors. 10/10
Buyer - Jul 21st, 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


I can't praise the Walberton team enough - really wish they had been are agents for selling our property as they were so efficient, organised and the customer service was fantastic. Prompt responses and nothing was to much trouble. Especially Lin - who's calm approach kept me sane and rational!
Lisa J - Buyer - Sep 4th, 2020

Brilliant, helpful and friendly!

Being a first time landlord, David at Sims Williams has been brilliant. Answering my 100's of questions and advising on what I needed to complete to rent my house. I've spoken to some of the ladies in the offices too (sorry I can't remember names) but have all been so lovely and helpful. If you are looking to rent your property then don't hesitate to speak to Sims Williams, and I assume if you are looking to rent, you should do the same! Thank you all so much!
Claire - Landlord - Jul 29th, 2023

5 Star Service

We truly couldn’t have had a better agent representing us in the sale of our property the service we received from start to finish was nothing short of 5 star. John consistently went above and beyond throughout the entire process. He well and truly exceeded our expectations and made what is the most stressful time far easier. Thank you John and Sims for all you have done we truly appreciate everything you did to facilitate the sale of our property.
Mr & Mrs O’Malley - Vendors - Oct 14th, 2022

Swift Dealings

Good experience, swift response and support when I needed landlord to reconsider decision. Happy with the service would fully recommend.
Claire - Tenant - Apr 26th, 2021

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