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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

David and the team were very helpful which resulted in a surprisingly painless and stress free experience. Highly recommend Sims Williams
Paul R - Landlord - Feb 14th, 2023

Exceptionally Professional

We want to thank Mel and all the team for the sale of our house. From start to finish all our dealings with Sims Williams have been exceptionally professional but in a relaxed and friendly style. We have moved often and you are the best estate agents we have dealt with. We would unreservedly recommend Them to anyone.
Mr & Mrs Lamb - Vendor - Jul 1st, 2021

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

Excellent service

Chichester letting staff are extremely helpful, they provide a professional service and I would thoroughly recommend them.
Sid - Landlord - Jul 22nd, 2022

OUTSTANDING CUSTOMER SERVICE

I have recently purchased a property in Walberton and I have been incredibly impressed by the outstanding support provided by the Walberton team. They really do go above and beyond and provide a very personal service to their customers. It was a very difficult chain with many challenges along the way but Lin in particular was outstanding. She was always very professional and friendly and was clearly determined to ensure that the sale progressed. She always responded to my many phone calls or emails and provided reassurance. I know that if we ever sell again!! I would use Sims Williams.
Catherine H - Buyer -

The fastest ever

What an amazing experience from initial valuation through viewings to selling/buying and moved in a smidge over five weeks, professional and supportive throughout, would heartily recommend, many thanks.
Rich & Yvonne - Vendor - Mar 31st, 2021

Highly Recommend!

My family and I can’t thank John Richards-Wyatt and his team enough for all their patience and help with the sale of our family home. From the initial meeting a year ago to the conclusion recently they have shown compassion and understanding with a very emotional sale. Thank you.
Jones Family - Vendor - Feb 6th, 2023

VERY ACCOMMODATING

A pleasure to deal with through a testing time for sellers and purchasers. Always available and most helpful. Hopefully not selling soon but when it happens, they'll be first on my list.
Jim B - Buyer - Sep 8th, 2020

Exemplary service

Buying through Sims Williams was made as stress-free as possible, with friendly and professional management of the sale. I was kept up-to-date with progress regularly. Really highly impressive. Many thanks especially to Mel and Calum at the Chichester branch.
Peter - Buyer - Feb 8th, 2021

Sims Williams Performance Was Far Superior

We recently instructed Sims Williams New Homes on the marketing of one of our new home developments in Climping, West Sussex. It is very fair to say we were extremely impressed with the performance and feedback. and their proactive sales teams were able to find buyers for the remaining units. Richard Moores has a very hands-on approach to his company and is very professional. Their sales progression department kept me fully informed at each stage, from reservation to completion. We would, as a company, recommend Sims Williams New Homes and look forward to delivering more sites which we have coming up.
Michael Hartnett - MJH Executive Homes -