Beals Independent Sales and Letting Agents
3.6/5, 295 reviews
67% recommended
88% sales valuation accuracy
93% sales fee satisfaction
Beals Independent Estate Agents and Surveyors are a well established local firm founded in 1995 with a dedicated business plan aimed at providing an unrivalled level of service over a wide range of property transactions. show more Beals Independent Estate Agents and Surveyors are a well established local firm founded in 1995 with a dedicated business plan aimed at providing an unrivalled level of service over a wide range of property transactions.

Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 88% 93% £40,000 £445,000
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From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
42 16 37 56 74 3 38 4 7 18
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Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“I had a really good experience with Beals. We......”

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Nov 06,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Kate Bartlett'
Nov 06,2019
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I had a really good experience with Beals. We bought the property and subsequently rented it out successfully and stress free. I was kept up-to date with the progress and all my questions were answered....
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“Rude, they don't call back when they say and ......”

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Sep 25,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Graham Cross'
Sep 25,2019
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Rude, they don't call back when they say and you are chasing them constantly. Happy to sell/rent the property but once you are in they have no care. No safety checks on the property prior to moving in. Inventory sent 17 days AFTER move in. ...
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“AVOIDNot only took ridiculous amount of mone......”

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Sep 10,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Maja Olczak'
Sep 10,2019
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AVOID Not only took ridiculous amount of money, but couldn't be asked to do anything around the building, even after several complaints. We needed front door fixing, shower fixing, leaking sink fixing etc. Many phone calls and visits in the branch only resulted in redirecting ...
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“The most unprofessional lettings agents on th......”

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Aug 20,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'CONTRACT SCAMMERS'
Aug 20,2019
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The most unprofessional lettings agents on the market. Performance wise they are not interested in looking after their business. Only chasing New business. Hopeless shambles, especially inventory/inspection which is based at their head office in Whitely. Their top management think rudeness is more appropriate ...
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“No Hassle Rental...”

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Aug 16,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Christian Harris'
Aug 16,2019
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From the initial house viewing, through the reservation of the property to finally the moving in, Beals Park Gate has been a great company to work with! Easy to contact and fast to respond to requests and queries! In particular, Jack Clothier from this branch ...
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“We had a letter through the door in Eastleigh......”

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Aug 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Martin James'
Aug 08,2019
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We had a letter through the door in Eastleigh saying we have buyers looking to buy in your are, called them and after a couple of viewings it was sold. Didnt have to advertise or anything. Signed the contract with Liam estate manager and also ...
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“Excellent service from start to finish...”

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Jul 24,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Damian'
Jul 24,2019
1 people found
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Excellent service from the team from start to finish me and my wife couldn't be happier with our new home and Beals made the move easy and stress free! Thanks especially to Alan who took care of us exceptionally. Highly recommended....
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“Professional and proficient...”

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Jun 04,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Jack'
Jun 04,2019
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Real attention to detail, was constantly foreseeing issues before they arrived and planned for them accordingly. Was fantastic with dealing with problems that had nothing to do with our sale but were lower down in the chain. A real people's person and real professional....
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Really fair best on the market
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“Value for money...”

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Apr 10,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Flynn'
Apr 10,2019
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Adrian was helpful, knowledgeable found me a new tenant within a week. Everything went well as its quite stressful looking for a good agent to find a new tenant....
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Agent's fee was one of the cheapest in the area and I did try a few.
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“Best estate agent in shirley...”

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Feb 24,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Jane'
Feb 24,2019
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I would like to say how great this estate agent is. They go the extra mile and they are all really friendly and helpful, Adrian in particular. Highly recommended....
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“House sale...”

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Feb 23,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'J Wardle'
Feb 23,2019
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Excellent service from Alan and his team. Smooth process from start to finish. Clear guidance given. Would definitely recommend and be happy to use again....
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“Great so far......”

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Feb 20,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Matty R'
Feb 20,2019
1 people found
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After having our house on the market with another agent for several months Alan approached us & offered to advertise for us. The advert looks so much better & we are now getting a lot of viewings. In the meantime Jade has showed us two properties we ...
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The fees were slightly higher than our other agent but we can see why already!
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“Success !!!...”

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Feb 20,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Ian Williams'
Feb 20,2019
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Thank you Alan for your professionalism in gaining a successful sale of our family home. An honest appraisal from the outset was much appreciated....
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Fair
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“Excellent and prompt service...”

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Feb 19,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Suzy'
Feb 19,2019
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Adrian Pryke was quick to actively list and promote our rental property (within 24 hrs) and find us suitable tenants in December with no gap in tenants. Local knowledge and the personal touch of an independent agent in my opinion, is in invaluable....
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Good
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“Letting services...”

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Jan 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Sally'
Jan 21,2019
1 people found
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Following purchase of her flat, our daughter chose Beals to organise the letting of the property! From first enquiring about the service right through to organising her first tenant, Adrian Pryke was very helpful and explained the whole process. He gave her good advice too,...
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Agents fees were very reasonable .
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“Supportive, straightforward , and reliable...”

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Dec 13,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Strummer'
Dec 13,2018
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I chose this agent because I felt very comfortable with Dan when he came to view and value. He wasn't too pushy, he just did his pitch and left me to think about what he said. I reckoned he had more local knowledge than the ...
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Good
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“Excellent experience all round...”

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Dec 10,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Alex'
Dec 10,2018
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Alan & Andrew at Beals helped us find a property over a period of many months, the buying process was made simply & relatively hassle-free & we would highly recommend them both!...
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We did not pay as we were buying, the only thing we paid for through Beals were their solicitors who were reasonably priced & also very good.
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“Shocking - Do Not Use them...”

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Dec 04,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'CGUY'
Dec 04,2018
2 people found
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Truly awful agent! They made no repairs to the property despite numerous requests, windows and doors would not seal properly, so property was freezing. They do not explain there fees on checkout, they utilise aggressive tactics to maximise there profit. They really should not be ...
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Very high and hidden
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“Very Positive Experience!...”

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Oct 29,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Amy'
Oct 29,2018
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Very positive experience when renting our house through Beal's. They were very quick and efficient, organised a prompt meeting with our future landlady, and linked us with" My Tenant Shop" which is an essential for everyone trying to move into a new place!...
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Fees were quite expensive, but they were open to negotiation which is rare.
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“Disappointing...”

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Oct 07,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'CS'
Oct 07,2018
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Beals communicated with me very well until after the sale had been agreed stc. At this point no progress reviews happened, my calls weren't returned and not a lot happened to progress the sale. Our sale was one of the simplest- we were selling with ...
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Ok but remember there is 20% VAT on top of their %
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“just take the commission every month...”

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Oct 04,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Landlord'
Oct 04,2018
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As a landlord I have tried to do everything I could for my tenants, when new ones entered the house it was always newly decorated and as attractive that I could make, we would spend time doing the garden as we were proud of the ...
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Money for nothing
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“Helpful, prompt and courteous...”

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Sep 18,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Family relocating from East Sussex'
Sep 18,2018
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Very pleased with the service we received as purchasers. Alison was very helpful throughout the buying process. Alan was prompt and courteous in conducting initial negotiations between ourselves and the vendors and we appreciated his patience when our own sale took longer than expected, partly ...
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“Excellent service...”

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Sep 14,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Chris'
Sep 14,2018
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Have to say that our experience with Beals was excellent. Their expertise and understanding was amazing and managed to seek the house for more than we thought and in a quicker time scale, and dealt with problems on the way with great professionalism....
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As agreed and expected
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“Excellent...”

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Sep 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Happy'
Sep 12,2018
1 people found
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My first impression of Beals was NOT a good one. UNTIL Alan Woodhouse took over. I would definitely use Beals again if Alan is there. I think that statement says it all....
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Good
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“Excellent Result...”

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Jul 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam'
Jul 25,2018
1 people found
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Was on the market with another local agent and I had very little viewings or communication from them, I called Beal's to see if they can help and they told me the market was still strong and advised me to hold a open day for ...
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Excellent
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“Excellent service & communication...”

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Jun 29,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Kimmy'
Jun 29,2018
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Their marketing was modern & professional, they sold our home within the first few weeks at the price we had discussed & we were kept informed of progress by Alan throughout....
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We were offered an "online" fee of only £795 plus VAT which is a great alternative to Purple Bricks but decided this was not for us. The fee we paid was about the same as quoted by most other agents
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“Sale & purchase...”

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May 30,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tessa'
May 30,2018
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Alan and the team at Beales, Bitterne have been, at all times, helpful and supportive through the sale of my house and purchase of my new home. Alan kept me updated throughout the process and has provided a professional service which I would not hesitate ...
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Fair price for a great service. I wanted from the outset to use a local agent with an established office.
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“NOT FOR STUDENTS, Bad anyway though...”

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May 22,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Nick'
May 22,2018
4 people found
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If you're a student there "hidden" fees that they don't mention until the very end are expensive, but hiding these shows a lot about the organisation. You always want a truthful agency! - Staff is not friendly - They try to deceive students - Hidden ...
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Bad (expensive) but they will tell you the fees are a fraction of what they will actually be!
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“WORST AGENCY IN UK!!!...”

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May 22,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'James.B'
May 22,2018
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**0 stars** (I would go lower if I could) Cons: - Terrible staff (Rude) - No integrity (happy top lie) - Hidden fees (Lots of them too!) - Unprofessional - Only interested in making money no care for customers Pros: + They teach you a lesson, ALWAYS ...
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TERRIBLE, borderline Fraudulent
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“Great Estate Agents...”

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May 18,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Matt and Lucie'
May 18,2018
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We have recently completed buying our first house through Beals Hedge End branch. We had 3 viewings, all of which were easy to arrange and Liz and Dan made us feel very comfortable to take as much time as we wanted to look around the property. ...
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Last updated at 9:08 AM 10/12/2018 by Alan Woodhouse

Awards won by Beals Independent Sales and Letting Agents

Individual Branch Awards

Southampton, SO18

Waterlooville, PO7

Southampton, so15


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