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    Steve Boone
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    Lucy Willems
  • Roger Curtiss
    Roger Curtiss
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    Angela Brockwell
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    Phil Cole
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Symonds Reading is Worthing & Ferrings' longest continuously running independent estate agents. Established in 1924, the company has been very much a 'family run' business priding itself on its re Read full description...Symonds Reading is Worthing & Ferrings' longest continuously running independent estate agents. Established in 1924, the company has been very much a 'family run' business priding itself on its reputation of providing a friendly, approachable and personal service by professional staff with a wealth of local knowledge and experience.

The Partners and staff strive to make the entire moving process as smooth running as possible from the start using the latest in modern computer technology including digitally enhanced colour photography through to Internet accessibility. However, in this age of computerisation we know that we must not forget the importance of maintaining an ongoing personal contact with our clients giving them the peace of mind that our professional team is always available to help guide them through their move.
 
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May 24,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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May 24,2017
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I would use Phil again if I had to move again ever thing went through so quick and easy and I was kept updated all the time . Thankyou Phil....
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May 14,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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May 14,2017
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Just to say Phil and his colleagues are top notch. Our sale wasn't without issues but they were beyond the control of the team! From day one Phil took exceptional care to keep us updated and everything moving along. I wouldn't hestitate in recommending Symond & Reading. If you want someone you can trust and rely on,Phil is the chap. Thanks sincerely for a great and professional job....
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Apr 18,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
Kirsty Smith
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Apr 18,2017
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Fantastic service provided by Phil and his staff in selling what will probably go down in history as the most difficult, protracted private sale of a leasehold property! Despite enormous difficulties encountered from day 1, Phil and staff acted throughout in a totally professional, friendly manner, often going above and beyond normal expectations. I cannot recommend them highly enough. Thank you!...
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Very reasonable, particularly given the protracted nature of the sale (nothing whatsoever to do with Symonds & Reading).
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Mar 09,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Phil Cole
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Mar 09,2017
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I have dealt with both Phil on my first attempted purchase (which unfortunately fell through) and then Angela on my successful purchase. Throughout the whole process each of them were beyond helpful, nothing was too much trouble, even to the extent of Phil giving us a lift home when we got caught without jackets in a very heavy thunderstorm. Angela kept me fully informed and I always felt that I could call her and arrange visits to the property whilst the sale was ongoing. Overall a very good ex...
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I felt the fees were the going rate and for the work carried out by the team fully justified.
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Jan 30,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
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Jan 30,2017
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Thank you so much Angela, you were amazing throughout the whole process. You always kept in touch which we appreciated given it was our first home and really made your customer service personal to us. We would recommend you and the company as you were informative, kind and created such excitement for us on the day of collecting the keys. Thank you for everything Rebecca and Chris Corbett x x...
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Jan 30,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Kirsty Smith
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Jan 30,2017
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From the initial viewing with Kirsty to the completion of the sale with Angela it has been a pleasure. As usual, Ian and Phil were always there as a back up! Very professional, communication excellent. It didn't matter which member of the team I spoke to they were all fully informed and up to speed with the latest information. A very BIG thank you to you all....
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Agents fee's were one of the best in town.
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Jan 27,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
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Jan 27,2017
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I recently purchased a flat. Angela acted for the seller. There were some unavoidable complications. Bearing in mind that I was not her client, the effort and charm that Angela put into keeping me informed was seriously impressive. I have dealt with very many people and Angela is one of the nicest and most professional....
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Jan 20,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Steve Bolton
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Jan 20,2017
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We recently bought a home through Symonds & Reading. I dealt directly with Angela who was charming, efficient and friendly at all times. She always returned calls and emails, doing her absolute best to get any information I asked of her. The whole team were really helpful and proactive. Exactly what you would hope for from an estate agents....
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Jan 18,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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Jan 18,2017
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Very helpful. We had unnecessarily issues to do with the lease extension. Phil was hounded by us almost daily. Without any negativity he fought our corner. The other staff were very helpful too....
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Jan 17,2017
Minithumbup
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Jan 17,2017
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I was very happy with the performance of Ian Ward and his team at Symonds Reading. They were very courteous and professional and sold my bungalow in under two days! They we're knowledgable and very understanding in difficult situations. Well above average and fee arrangement very competitive and acceptable....
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Agent fees very good - better than average!
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Jan 13,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
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Jan 13,2017
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Ian has gone the extra mile in facilitating the purchase of my new house.Always courteous, informative and following through on communication through some bumps in exchange with the purchasers. Particularly helpful as I am new to the area....
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Jan 13,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
Angela Brockwell
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Jan 13,2017
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The most helpful and trustworthy estate agents we dealt with as buyers. Staff we're always a pleasure and would find out any answers to our questions. Really was a 5* service and they even gave us a bottle of fizz on our completion which was a really nice touch. 5* estate agents and I think if we ever come to sell, we know who we will go to first. Lee & Nikii...
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Jan 11,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Phil Cole
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Jan 11,2017
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Great people to work with, helpful, friendly & professional. I probably drove them to drink at times but they didn't waver & saw my sale through to the end. Highly recommended. Chris.....
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Negotiated a fair fee that was acceptable to all.
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Sep 05,2016
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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Sep 05,2016
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They were very helpful and always very responsive when communicating. We would definitely use them again if we were to sell....
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Aug 04,2016
Minithumbup
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Aug 04,2016
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very pleased with all of letting team,dealt mainly with Kirsty. They have just let a property in Ferring for me for the 3rd time,achieving the full rent. They kept me informed throughout the whole process in a pleasant and highly professional manner and I would certainly recommend them. J F Ferring....
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fair price
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May 12,2016
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
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May 12,2016
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Steve has sold 2 properties in Worthing for us in the last 2 years. The first was a difficult sale with lots of bumps along the way. The second was smooth and extremely fast. In both cases Steve was helpful, professional, friendly and always on the ball....
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Apr 21,2016
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
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Apr 21,2016
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Very pleased with Symonds Reading. They let my Cottage quickly and professionaly. I was given great service by Kirsty and Steve and I recommend them highly....
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Feb 17,2016
Minithumbup
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Feb 17,2016
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Symonds and reading have just let our flat and found everyone extremely efficient ,helpful and polite.We would have no hesitation in recommending them and would definitely use their service again....
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Very happy with the agents fees .
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Feb 12,2016
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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Feb 12,2016
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Have bought two properties through Symonds Reading. On this occasion through Phil at the Chatsworth Rd branch. He was excellent - kept in touch, found suitable properties, very proactive and professional. A pleasure to work with....
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Dec 06,2015
Minithumbup
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Dec 06,2015
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Very helpful, respectful and responsive- even when I changed my mind about things! Will now be using Symonds & Reading to fully manage the property as I rent it out...
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Nov 25,2015
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
Conor Pick
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Nov 25,2015
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A really good service from Steve and Conor. This wasn't an easy sale with the purchaser dropping out and then coming back again, but they maintained the same high level of professional calm and good humour throughout. Thoroughly recommended !...
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Nov 06,2015
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
Angela Brockwell
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Nov 06,2015
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We sold our property through Symonds Reading in July this year. I decided to use this agent as i was very impressed with them when we were looking to buy our first property a couple of years ago. The whole team but in particular Angela and Steve made what is a very stressfull situation a very pleasant one. I was kept in the loop the whole time and will certainly use them again in the future....
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Oct 23,2015
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
Conor Pick
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Oct 23,2015
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Everyone in the office is amazing! Dealt with Phil Cole, Conor, Ian and Steve Bolton, not for the first time for selling and buying and they have been most helpful, the communication is outstanding, we had every day contact, updates, they have been chasing up the people (buyer, vendor, solicitor, mortgage company banks, etc.) throughout the whole process to make it happen as quickly as possible. Dealt with our stress and anxiety every day, always been polite, calm and reassuring, very profession...
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Oct 17,2015
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Phil Cole
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Oct 17,2015
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My property chain did not go well, but every member of the staff gave 100% to helping me. We got there in the end and I was very satisfied with all the staff who could not have been more professional....
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Oct 08,2015
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
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Oct 08,2015
3 people found
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Ian has been fantastic from start to finish. He kept us well informed throughout the sale, a very organised and efficient company....
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Oct 02,2015
Minithumbup
Conor Pick
Steve Boone
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Oct 02,2015
3 people found
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A very friendly and professional estate agent. The purchase of the property progressed smoothly and within a very reasonable timescale....
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No fees paid
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Sep 28,2015
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
Ian Ward FNAEA
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Sep 28,2015
3 people found
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After having our house on the market with another agent and had no offers with viewings falling, we change to Symonds and Reading we meet Steve and Ian and they did a fantastic job with the pictures and describing our home. Within a couple of days we had 2 people viewing one of which made us an offer for the full asking price. They have kept us informed all the way through the process of selling and we are now moving into our new bungalow in Eastbourne. Thank you so much for all your care dur...
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We were very pleased with the fees agreed with the agent, they were lower than the other company that we had the house on with first of all.
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Sep 23,2015
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Ian Ward FNAEA
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Sep 23,2015
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We had been looking for a property for around a year, when we first came into contact with Symonds and Reading. In all honestly, it was not one of the Estate agents that we signed up for, for alerts, as we had not heard too much about them. But when we did, after our first viewing, they were nothing but helpful. After taking us around our 3rd property listed with them, we found the flat we had been after for so long. Angela took us around, and explained the process of what would happen, for putt...
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Aug 29,2015
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
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Aug 29,2015
3 people found
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phil cole visited me on the day of my enquiry ,we agreed for symonds reading to let my bungalow. It was online one day later and let for the full asking price on that same day. The whole deal went smoothly and the tenants are now in. I found the company very efficient and pleasant to deal with. I would highly recommend them for landlords and tenants ....
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fair price
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Aug 12,2015
Minithumbup
Steve Boone
Phil Cole
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Aug 12,2015
2 people found
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All the staff at Symonds Reading were incredibly friendly, efficient and professional. We had a terrible experience with another Worthing agent, and would only want to deal with Symonds Reading in the future. Steve worked so patiently and persistently, always kept us updated, let us know what action he was taking or what he was waiting on and stuck to the deadlines he gave us. He always made us feel like our queeries were important and that we were valued clients. We love our new home, and are v...
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