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 pr Read full description...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.
Beals Independent Sales and Letting Agents

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“Letting services...”

Jan 21,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Sally'
Jan 21,2019
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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...”

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...”

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...”

Dec 04,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'CGUY'
Dec 04,2018
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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!...”

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...”

Oct 07,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'CS'
Oct 07,2018
1 people found
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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...”

Oct 04,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Landlord'
Oct 04,2018
1 people found
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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...”

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...”

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...”

Sep 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Happy'
Sep 12,2018
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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...”

Jul 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam'
Jul 25,2018
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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...”

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...”

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...”

May 22,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'Nick'
May 22,2018
3 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!!!...”

May 22,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'James.B'
May 22,2018
4 people found
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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...”

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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“TERRIBLE and theiving...”

May 17,2018
Minithumbdown
By: 'PortsmouthStudent'
May 17,2018
4 people found
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I have never experienced such unprofessionalism for an agency, If you are a student I Recommend you go elsewhere as they are interested in taking advantage of students. I don't see how they have positive reviews on this site (must be fake) ----HAVE A LOOK ...
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BAD
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“IMPRESSIVE!!...”

Apr 21,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Dawn Nicholls'
Apr 21,2018
1 people found
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Having arranged to first check out several agents to manage the letting of our property we instantly took a liking to Amy as she knocked spots off the other agents that came out. Her attitude and enthusiasm shone, and once we gave her the property ...
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Good
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Feb 24,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Sam C'
Feb 24,2018
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From the very beginning of my interactions with Amy when she took my rental property to market I was impressed with her enthusiasm and customer service. This has been constant throughout the letting and she has a refreshing 'can-do' attitude which has made working with ...
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Favourable compared to many
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Feb 16,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Wayne T'
Feb 16,2018
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The whole process from our first meeting with Mr Woodhouse was very impressive. He advised us of the best way to market the bungalow and he was spot on with his valuation, and the process he advised. The actual sale of the property was handled ...
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Very fair for what they did in relation to this sale.
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Feb 06,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'I & K'
Feb 06,2018
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Amy contacted us when we were advertising our property for rent with another agent. At that time we supposedly had tenants lined up to move in and so we declined her offer of help. After our former agents had failed for a third time to ...
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Good
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Feb 01,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Tara'
Feb 01,2018
1 people found
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We have just secured a property to rent through Beales. Joe was our contact. He was great - really friendly and extremely helpful throughout the whole process. We also dealt with Amy who again was very helpful with a lovely positive attitude. We were kept ...
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good
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Jan 26,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'TracyC'
Jan 26,2018
3 people found
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Darrell and Beals became involved with the sale of my mother's house, which had been on with a different agent, after a direct approach. They secured a sale which we were happy with after a short period of time. Darrell also helped the sale along ...
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Because they took over from an existing agent on a joint agency basis, they agreed the same fee, even though this is lower than usual - so quite happy with the fee.
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Jan 25,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Vickycombes88'
Jan 25,2018
3 people found
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I would firstly like to say a huge thank you to both Darrell and max with their kindness and quickness at replying to my many emails! From the moment we were shown this house to the stage we are at now Darrell has always been ...
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Very good!
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Jan 23,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs S'
Jan 23,2018
3 people found
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Darrell was one of the best agents I have had the pleasure of using for selling my property. He has gone above and beyond with every aspect of the sell. From the initial meeting right through to the exchange and completion. Would use again with ...
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Dec 19,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Disgruntled'
Dec 19,2017
1 people found
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I am loathe to even give them one star. They let our furnished property for ten years whilst abroad. Returned back to find all our furniture had gone. They hadn't taken an inventory for our second tenant or visited the property in their first three ...
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10% a month was too much for doing next to nothing
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Nov 08,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Been had.'
Nov 08,2017
3 people found
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They lied constantly. Said they sold house for cash, as requested. A lie. This was June 2016. I was still waiting in Oct. because of this I got in debt, mortgage,taken to court over council tax, plus other bills. Also OHaras Solicitors seem to be ...
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Very bad
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Sep 04,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Upsetlady'
Sep 04,2017
4 people found
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My experience has been terrible not only in this branch but with the team in the Whitley office. Being spoken to as if I have done something wrong when all I ever do is pay my rent and live. They are constantly trying to charge ...
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Very very bad
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Aug 08,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'BISI SALAKO'
Aug 08,2017
5 people found
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Adraina Haggard and Emily Waldron cunningly took a sum of £500 from me for referencing in spite of the fact that I told them at my visit to their office on the 7th July and I told Adraiana that I have a CCJ that is pending ...
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BAD
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Aug 08,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'Hayley Rawlings'
Aug 08,2017
2 people found
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Was interested in a couple of properties with This office. Called the office and spoke to the named gentlemen above, a condescending, arrogant tone. I preserved and went ahead with arranging a couple of viewings. The guy confirmed to me that I was in the ...
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Average going rate.
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Last updated at 10:36 AM 26/01/2018 by Max

Awards won by Beals Independent Sales and Letting Agents

Individual Branch Awards

Hedge End, SO30

Portsmouth, PO2

Fareham, PO15

Gosport, PO12

Fareham, PO16

Waterlooville, PO7

Havant, PO9

Southampton, SO15


Eastleigh
8 High Street, Eastleigh SO50 5LA
(2)
Emsworth
35 High Street, Emsworth PO10 7AL
(4)
Havant
10 West Street, Havant PO9 1PF
(12)
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Office 2
48 West Street, Fareham PO16 0LA
(23)
Office 3
119 High Street, Gosport PO12 1DU
(22)
Office 4
12 St Johns Centre, Hedge End SO30 4QU
(27)
Office 5
125 London Road, Portsmouth PO2 9AA
(40)
Office 6
3-5 Middle Road, Park Gate SO31 7GH
(13)
Office 7
11 Clarendon Road, Portsmouth PO5 2ED
(19)
Shirley Branch
343 Shirley Road, Southampton so15 3jd
(16)
Southampton
361 Bitterne Road, Southampton SO18 5RR
(29)
Waterlooville
268 London Road, Waterlooville PO7 7EP
(35)
Whiteley
Unit 1, Fulcrum 2, Solent Way, Fareham PO15 7FN
(20)


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