Williams & Donovan
Hockley, SS5
4.8/5, 30 reviews
97% recommended
100% sales valuation accuracy
100% sales fee satisfaction
0% lettings valuation accuracy
0% lettings fee satisfaction

“Pauls comitment over the 14 months that it took us to ......”

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Nov 01,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Ray'
Nov 01,2013
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Pauls comitment over the 14 months that it took us to move was outstanding. With a long chain and parties changing their mind constantly only Pauls ability to keep everyone calm allowed us to achieve our goal and be living in our lovely new home.
He made numerous phone calls to all parties in the chain, always kept us informed of events and never gave up hope We were always assured we would achieve our aim.
Paul always returned our calls whether it was good news or bad.
He is a credit to Williams and Donovan and to the industry that he works in that doesnt always have a good reputation.
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Williams & Donovan
Williams & Donovan, 1 Woodlands Parade, Main Road
Hockley
Essex
SS5 4QU
01702200666

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 100% 100% £285,000 £300,000
Lettings 0% 0% £495 £495
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
0 0 0 1 21 0 8 0 0 0
Areas covered
  • SS1
  • All Basildon Districts
  • SS2
  • SS3
  • SS4
  • SS5
  • SS6
  • SS7
  • SS8
  • SS9
  • SS0
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Why I chose Williams& Donovan....”

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Jan 20,2021
Minithumbup
By: 'Robert'
Jan 20,2021
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I chose Williams & Donovan because they have the reputation of getting things done, I was not disappointed. Even through these difficult times of Covid-19 they persisted in getting all parties to do there bit to achieve completion. Communication was excellent, always keeping me up to ...
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“Excellent service and highly recommended...”

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Sep 24,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Samantha'
Sep 24,2019
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Excellent service and highly recommended. Paul and Denise have been amazing from the very start right the way through to the end. No question was too small and they came back to us quickly and always explained everything better than anyone else did. They kept ...
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“I have just completed the sale of my home with ......”

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Mar 13,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'C'
Mar 13,2015
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I have just completed the sale of my home with Williams and Donovan. They were very professional and ensured that the whole process was correctly carried out and without any problems. Such a smooth process, it made moving a pleasure. I would highly recommend Williams ...
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“We chose to use Williams & Donovan for the sale of ......”

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Feb 18,2015
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul'
Feb 18,2015
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We chose to use Williams & Donovan for the sale of our house and they were true to their word of getting us a quick sale, less than 24hrs of our house going to market. We then found a house through Williams & Donovan after a lengthy ...
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Very competitve and prepared to match a competitors 'sale'.
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“I found this agency easy to deal with initially , but ......”

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Sep 08,2014
Minithumbdown
By: 'mr'
Sep 08,2014
3 people found
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I found this agency easy to deal with initially , but don't rely on them to help you or back you up in anyway shape or form IN ANY SITUATION , after a Quartley Gas bill of over £170 for a tiny 1 bed shoebox of a property i ...
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By: Lets
Oct 14, 2014
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We value customer feedback and always listen to see if our service levels can be improved. However on this occasion the information you have provided is incorrect. The boiler did require repair during your tenancy however it was never condemned and was repaired on 13th Novermber. The kitchen window was booked in for repair but due to lack of co-operation on your part was unable to be completed. Phone calls to chase overdue rent and utility bills is not harassment and would not have been neces ...

“Pauls comitment over the 14 months that it took us to ......”

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Nov 01,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Ray'
Nov 01,2013
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Pauls comitment over the 14 months that it took us to move was outstanding. With a long chain and parties changing their mind constantly only Pauls ability to keep everyone calm allowed us to achieve our goal and be living in our lovely new home. He ...
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“From the beginning to end personnel communication skills were clear, ......”

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Sep 26,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr'
Sep 26,2013
2 people found
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From the beginning to end personnel communication skills were clear, concise, helpful, and above all honest. Feedback at every aspect of the sale before, during and after. Agents secured higher property price for us so we could fund a rental property to secure our sale, ...
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“Ian Williams gave sound advise regarding the marketing of our ......”

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May 14,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul'
May 14,2013
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Ian Williams gave sound advise regarding the marketing of our late mothers property and handled in a sensitive manner. We had a weekly phone call to discuss progress and to resolve any on-going problems with the conveyancing. All of the staff at this agent are ...
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“All the staff at W&D were sensitive and helpful ......”

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May 06,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Nick'
May 06,2013
2 people found
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All the staff at W&D were sensitive and helpful right from the outset, from the initial valuation through to completion. I was selling my late Mum's property and they gave honest and helpful advice and then made just one follow up call, NO PRESSURE ...
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“Williams and Donovan made our move extremely easy and constantly ......”

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May 06,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Nicole'
May 06,2013
2 people found
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Williams and Donovan made our move extremely easy and constantly kept us updated on progress of our sale and purchase, often going over and above to push things through the chain. A friendly, honest group of people that were a pleasure to deal with and ...
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“we found all the staff at Williams and Donovan to ......”

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Apr 03,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'V.'
Apr 03,2013
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we found all the staff at Williams and Donovan to be very professional, and always recognised us when we visited the office.. We were constantly updated throughout the sale and would recommend them....
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“I found them extremely helpful, going above and beyond my ......”

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Mar 04,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Vicki'
Mar 04,2013
4 people found
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I found them extremely helpful, going above and beyond my expectations, especially in the final stages of the sale. Every member of staff were friendly and knew who I was whenever I telephoned. I will definitely make them my first port of call when I ...
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“This is the second time we have brought a property ......”

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Feb 07,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs'
Feb 07,2013
3 people found
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This is the second time we have brought a property through Williams & Donavan and sold a property in the last 5 years. I was very pleased with the service from all the staff at the Hockley branch, they were always available for me to speak too ...
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“When purchasing our new property recently through this agent we ......”

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Jan 24,2013
Minithumbup
By: 'Mrs'
Jan 24,2013
2 people found
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When purchasing our new property recently through this agent we found them helpful and quick to respond to enquiries. We always received a return call when promised, and usually the information we required was found and passed onto us in a timley manner. We had ...
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“We found all the members of the team in Hockley ......”

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Nov 06,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'kim'
Nov 06,2012
1 people found
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We found all the members of the team in Hockley extremely helpful, nothing was too much trouble. We sold and purchased our properties through Williams and Donovan and couldn't fault them on anything, they liased on our behalf and provided us with quick responses. Would ...
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“i have used Williams & donovans for both my house sales & ......”

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Oct 05,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Karen'
Oct 05,2012
2 people found
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i have used Williams & donovans for both my house sales & have always been really impressed with them. They are always polite & helpful & always kept me informed through all stages of the sale. I have recommended them to all my family & friends & will always use them & ...
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By: Ian
Oct 05, 2012
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Karen and Graham thank you for taking the time to post your comments regarding our company. Moving home is never easy and your chain (the buyer pulling out at the last minute) was not an easy one. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your business and wish you our very best with your new lives in Paglesham and good luck with all the Work! Ian Williams and all the team at Williams and Donovan ...

“I sold and purchased through Williams and Donovan this summer. ......”

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Oct 03,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Clive'
Oct 03,2012
2 people found
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I sold and purchased through Williams and Donovan this summer. Although Hockley is small, we have a good choice of agents to choose from, but these were recommended by a friend. I was very impressed with the attentiveness of all of the staff (not just ...
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“I received an excellent service from Williams and Donovan and ......”

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Sep 26,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Lucie'
Sep 26,2012
3 people found
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I received an excellent service from Williams and Donovan and would thoroughly recommend them to sell or buy a property. James went above and beyond his job role to ensure that our sale was completed in the shortest time possible. It was such a long ...
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“First class service from start to finish! Could not recommend ......”

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Aug 29,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr'
Aug 29,2012
2 people found
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First class service from start to finish! Could not recommend them more. Went way and beyond their duty to help! Many many thanks!...
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“We found a new house for sale and arranged a ......”

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Aug 14,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Richard'
Aug 14,2012
3 people found
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We found a new house for sale and arranged a viewing with them all very professional and very promptly handled. We fell in love with it straight away and instructed them to sell our house, and this was achieved within 24 hours of going on the ...
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“I was chasing a house for over 7 months, there were ......”

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Aug 08,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Tony'
Aug 08,2012
3 people found
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I was chasing a house for over 7 months, there were times when i thought it was not going to happen. Paul at Williams & Donovan was awesome with regards to his continual communication and help throughout. A few main stakeholders played a part in me getting ...
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“The first thing Ian did right was value our property ......”

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Aug 01,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Matt'
Aug 01,2012
3 people found
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The first thing Ian did right was value our property correctly. We didn't choose Williams and Donovan initially (but wish we had have done) perhaps because the other agents flattered our property with higher valuations. We went on the market with a couple of agents ...
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“a great team professinal honest and helpful at all stages...”

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Jul 01,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'terry'
Jul 01,2012
2 people found
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a great team professinal honest and helpful at all stages...
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By: ian
Jul 01, 2012
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We have spoken to the client and they meant to tick 5 Stars how can we rectify? regards Ian Wiliams ...

“We had been let down on the purchase of a ......”

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Jun 23,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Debbie'
Jun 23,2012
3 people found
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We had been let down on the purchase of a property and therefore needed to secuare an alternative property quickly. Ms Jones assisted our property search, listened to what we wanted and immediately found a suitable property for us. During the purchase she kept me ...
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“I had never had much faith in Estate Agents until ......”

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Jun 15,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Sue'
Jun 15,2012
3 people found
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I had never had much faith in Estate Agents until recently when Williams and Donovan acted as agents for selling our property and buying another one. The service was quick and efficient in the early stages through valuation, advice and arranging the advertisement. Following that ...
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“Very helpful and knowledgable about various properties we viewedOnce we ......”

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Jun 12,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Ian'
Jun 12,2012
3 people found
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Very helpful and knowledgable about various properties we viewed Once we had selected our property, he acted as a good go between with the seller Always available to discuss progress and liase with the seller. Overall a good well run company...
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“Our property was sold in less than 24 hours. Unfortunately the ......”

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Mar 06,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'hels1'
Mar 06,2012
3 people found
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Our property was sold in less than 24 hours. Unfortunately the chain collapsed just before exchange but our estate agent was on hand to put our property back on the market without us losing the property we we're purchasing :-) Our property sold again for the ...
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“We decided to put our Grade II listed house on ......”

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Feb 12,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Anita'
Feb 12,2012
2 people found
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We decided to put our Grade II listed house on the market in 2010 and although the market was extremely bad The Gentlemen at Williams & Donovan took it on with enormous enthusiasm and placed it in their Fine and Country department.They were and are amazing , ...
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“Having had an unsuccesful experience with another agent we chose ......”

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Feb 01,2012
Minithumbup
By: 'Andy'
Feb 01,2012
3 people found
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Having had an unsuccesful experience with another agent we chose Williams and Donovan based on various family and friend referals. I can say we couldn't be happier. What I have realised is that selling a property is not just about placing an advert and getting ...
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“After 12 weeks of disappointment with another agent, Williams & Donovan in ......”

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Dec 17,2009
Minithumbup
By: 'Janette'
Dec 17,2009
4 people found
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After 12 weeks of disappointment with another agent, Williams & Donovan in Hockley restored our faith in estate agents. They were professional, always available and kept us updated constantly. Their advice was invaluable and we cannot recommend them too highly. It took them only 1 week to sell ...
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