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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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Nov 02,2017
Minithumbup
Kirsty Smith
Charlotte Cole
By: 'Gulshan'
Nov 02,2017
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What an exemplary service provided by Kirsty and Charlotte! They've given us such a professional and friendly service (before, during AND after our tenancy) that we will remember for a long time and give examples of. Not just other estate agents but all businesses should learn from them how to treat their customers/clients. The other staff members were also always very helpful whenever Kirsty or Charlotte were unavailable when we contacted Symonds & Reading....
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Premium service = good value for money
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Oct 04,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
Phil Cole
By: 'Sue'
Oct 04,2017
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I would like to thank the team at Symonds and Reading especially Ian for his invaluable knowledge and insight. Phil was also a great help with his efficiency and enthusiasm. I cannot recommend them highly enough....
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Sep 15,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
Ian Ward FNAEA
By: 'Mr and Mrs Turney'
Sep 15,2017
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We were so happy with attention to detail that was given to us by Symonds and Reading, we were kept more informed of what was happening than by our own estate agent. Phil even delivered our key to us after the office had closed!...
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Aug 25,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Ian Ward FNAEA
By: 'Nicky'
Aug 25,2017
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We have recently purchased a property through Symonds and Reading and from the onset they have been highly professional. In my view Angela went above and beyond her duties and was also quick to respond, helpful and courteous at all times. I would not hesitate in recommending this agency as they provided us with excellent customer service from the beginning till end....
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Aug 17,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
Phil Cole
By: 'Maggie Cooper'
Aug 17,2017
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Well At last , I am settlling in my home , forever..I coudn,t be happier Ians branch in Worthing and Roger in Ferring have helped me cope without resorting to excessive choclate box eating I completed on the 27th July and keep pinching myself of my luck at meeting Ian , who suggested I move to a new buid flat Thank You...
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Good...All of the staff put a lot of work and humour Nothing was too much trouble for them I value customer service highly
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Aug 11,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
By: 'Robert & Elaine'
Aug 11,2017
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Would highly recommend very professional from start to finish. Always willing to help as we had to go back a few times for different things. Thank you ....
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Aug 10,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
By: 'Robert & Elaine'
Aug 10,2017
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Very helpful and friendly from start to end, gave us the opportunity to go back several times for different things would defiantly recommend them. Thank you...
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Aug 03,2017
Minithumbup
Angela Brockwell
Kirsty Smith
By: 'David Coyte-Smith'
Aug 03,2017
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Angela, Kirsty, Phil and Ian all deserve medals for putting up with our protracted house sale, we cannot ever thank them all enough for the hard work, perseverance and patience that has seen us safely into our new home. They all went far beyond what we could have expected, as they not only dealt with our sale but had to nurse and cajole the people we were buying from due to the fact that their agent was based online and gave no real assistance during the whole process. Due to an unexpected tur...
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Symonds charged us a flat fee for our sale and they were worth every penny.
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Jul 12,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
Kirsty Smith
By: 'Jeanne'
Jul 12,2017
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I have used Phil before in the sale of a property and both times he has been a first class estate agent - the best in Worthing!! Very calm attitude, highly skilled negotiator and goes the extra mile in customer service. Kirsty is also a lovely bright personality, always willing to help and on the ball as to what is happening with all the sales. First class service all round. I always recommend Symonds and Reading to all my friends and associates!...
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Fees are what I would have expected. But with Symonds and Reading you get better value for money because of the above average after sale service that you receive.
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Jun 28,2017
Minithumbup
Ian Ward FNAEA
Angela Brockwell
By: 'Sarah and steve'
Jun 28,2017
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I couldn't praise the team highly enough. Ian, Angela and the team stepped in for us when we were having trouble with our other agents and it was a breath of fresh air. It was so nice to get honest reliable feedback on our property sale and coming up with new ideas to help get under offer. All through to exchange and completion they have been amazing, so reliable and happy to chase all parties for us. If we sell again I wouldn't ever go elsewhere....
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Very reasonable fees.
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May 24,2017
Minithumbup
Phil Cole
By: 'Jan'
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
By: 'Alan & wife!'
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
By: 'Alan'
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
By: 'Janette'
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
By: 'Fantastic service'
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
By: 'A Smith'
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
By: 'Kevin'
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
By: 'Allison Watts'
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
By: 'The whites'
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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Good
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Jan 17,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'T&B'
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
By: 'Lucinda Rolf'
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
By: 'Lee Vincent'
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
By: 'Chris'
Jan 11,2017
2 people found
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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
By: 'Buyer'
Sep 05,2016
2 people found
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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
By: 'John'
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
By: 'Sally'
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
By: 'e.s'
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
By: 'Viv'
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
By: 'R. Kampa'
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
By: 'Sara'
Dec 06,2015
1 people found
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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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