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With growing pressure for thousands of new homes to be built across West Sussex, we’re all likely to see some form of new housing and development, wherever we live.


Unrivalled local knowledge and experience

As privately-owned independent estate agents, Sims Williams has unrivalled local knowledge about the housing market in this area.

We’ve been helping customers buy and sell their homes between Emsworth, Chichester, Walberton, Arundel and Climping for 40 years.

Our experience means we have first-hand knowledge and understanding of the impact of new homes on our beautiful area.

  • How will new housing developments affect the price of my property?
  • Should I move before new houses are built nearby?
  • Are new build incentives pushing local property prices down?
  • How can I find out about planned new housing in my area?
  • Can new housing developments be good news for house prices?
  • What’s the impact of major new road schemes near me?
  • How easy is it to get planning permission to build a new home on my land?

 

We’re here to help

At Sims Williams, we pride ourselves on playing an active role in the local community and this includes sharing our knowledge and providing honest, reliable advice.

Call us or pop in today and we’ll do our very best to answer any concerns you may have and explain how the price of your property is affected by nearby developments.

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What our clients say

Excellent Service

It has been a great pleasure dealing with Calum in the Chichester branch at Sims Williams. The process from start to finish was excellent. Calum kept us in the loop with everything regarding our sale, even during the hard times through covid! We bought and sold out property through Sims Williams and would do the same again.
Helen & Nick - Vendors - Oct 6th, 2021

PROFESSIONAL AND FRIENDLY

Right from the word go Sara, Linda and the team provided a very efficient, professional and friendly service. Never too busy to answer questions and kept me well informed of progress through to completion. Would highly recommend their service. Thank you.
Natasha M - Vendor - Dec 9th, 2020

Helpful, Efficient & Friendly

Thank you all so much for you all your help and support in selling 18 Green Lane for us, you’ve all been so helpful, quick to respond, friendly and well you sold it really quickly! I have already recommended you to a number of friends and will continue to do so, my parents bought from you over 20 years ago and you have continued to be fantastic.
Julia - Vendor - Jun 18th, 2021

No Hesitation Recommending Sims Williams

Sims Williams have always provided constructive development advice on various schemes for us. Their local knowledge on both house type demand and suitable blends, together with their extensive research of comparable prices, gives me great confidence in the information they provide. Having successfully marketed our Holly Tree Grove development of 7 executive homes, I would have no hesitation in recommending the services of Sims Williams. Their local knowledge, proactive marketing and advice on values was second to none.
Mark Hobden - Director Hanbury Properties Limited -

Fabulous Service Thank you

We bought a wonderful house in Burpham through Sims and must compliment the entire team on their professionalism, follow through and continuous efficiency. Tamsin, Emma, Lynne & Helena, thank you all for your amazing work. House buying is stressful but helped when communication is clear and efficient, Sims excelled in this area. Linda & Mark x
Linda & Mark - Buyers - Nov 29th, 2021

Wonderful experience. Such a great team

Thank you all so much. It’s been an absolute pleasure dealing with the Sims Williams team. Very responsive and well organised
Matt - Vendor - Jun 17th, 2021

'Thank You' for all your Help & Support

Outstanding service from Richard and the whole team. In what was very trying circumstances, Sims Williams stuck to the task unequivocally. Many Thanks.
Mike & Tina - Vendors - Jun 22nd, 2021

Amazing Service

We are now well and truly settled into our new home and I wanted to thank Sim Williams for all you did to manage a speedy sale of our home. You said it wouldn't take long and with three offers within 36 hours we couldn't have asked for more. Having not been through the buying/selling process for 33 years we were immensely grateful to Mike and Mel for all their support, answering questions and following things through. The regular contacts and updates were extremely welcome and was something we hadn't expected.
Richard & Anne - Vendors - Mar 5th, 2021

Excellent and Friendly Service

As someone who has never been involved in a property sale before, I am extremely grateful to Lynne, Helena and Emma for helping me through the process. They were very efficient, helpful and supportive, and always there to advise and guide me. I would strongly recommend Sims Williams
Victoria - Vendor - Jul 29th, 2021

Great Service !

Sara and Lin were both very helpful and sorted out any issues as they arose. They kept in regular contact and helped make things easier for the purchase of our lovely new house! After sales they have been brilliant too!
Callie Dees - Purchaser - May 10th, 2021