Town & Country Southern
4.9/5, 317 reviews
100% recommended
98% sales valuation accuracy
99% sales fee satisfaction
86% lettings valuation accuracy
99% lettings fee satisfaction
Town & Country Southern are sales and lettings agents, covering Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. Our primary office is based in Drayton, Hampshire we cover the City of Portsmouth and the surrounding area. Working alongside our sister company Fine & Country, we have the facilities available to assist sellers, landlords, buyers and ... show more Town & Country Southern are sales and lettings agents, covering Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. Our primary office is based in Drayton, Hampshire we cover the City of Portsmouth and the surrounding area. Working alongside our sister company Fine & Country, we have the facilities available to assist sellers, landlords, buyers and tenants by utilising their marketing suite at the Emsworth Office, covering a wide geographical area. Whether you are a seller, purchaser, a tenant or a landlord, 'Town & Country Southern will aim make the whole experience as stress free as possible'.

Having highly qualified individuals, our staff are Associates of The Guild Of Professional Estate Agents (AGPEA), they are able to negotiate the best price on your behalf and chase the sales through to a successful conclusion. Having a comprehensive marketing and advertising strategy, with regular feedback and all viewings accompanied, as well as regular reviews, when we discuss the saleability of your property and other matters which may help to improve its saleability. Having regular mailshots to potential buyers, eye catching property particulars, coverage through media websites and free market appraisals.

Our philosophy is to achieve the best possible price for your property, whether it be for sale or letting in the time period you require.

Having our primary office in a prominent high street location, covering Southsea, Portsmouth, Cosham, Drayton, Southern Hampshire and West Sussex. As the only members of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents (GPEA) in Portsmouth, we are delighted to be able to market our portfolio of properties through the Guild's website, a high quality Regional magazine and via the Associated Park Lane, London Office. Thus providing an increased coverage and complimenting our already vast marketing strategy.

If you are looking for a professional, honest estate/letting agent, then please do not hesitate to contact us and we will be happy for one of our property consultants to discuss your marketing requirements.

Residential Lettings

If you are a Landlord with a property to let or you are reviewing your management options, why not talk to us, free of charge, in order to obtain and honest appraisal for the best way to utilise your investment. Our marketing strategy includes, colour sales particulars with internal images, accompanied viewings by experienced, mature reliable staff, regular local advertising, property matching with prospective tenants, distinctive and eye catching To-Let boards and regional wide marketing coverage. We subscribe to the major property websites and are members of the Ombudsman Scheme for Lettings Agents (OEA), Tenant's Deposit Release Scheme (TDS). Your property will be in good hands.

Whether you are a landlord, tenant, seller or buyer, to benefit from excellent service, please contact your local office.

Professional Staff

Our staff have an excellent local knowledge and experience, our Director, Colin Shairp, has been an Estate Agent and Letting Agent in the area since 1985 and was (2007 - 2011) the Chairman of the NAEA Solent Region, he sat on the Board at the NAEA from June 2015 May 2017, he is an Associate of the GPEA. If you would like to deal with friendly, forward thinking and reliable staff, we would be delighted to help you through all stages of the moving process. We are committed to making, what is considered to be one of the most stressful transactions, easier and less time consuming for you.

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Performance Statistics
Services Valuation Fees Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 98% 99% £28,100 £600,000
Lettings 86% 99% £575 £0
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
26 0 20 0 151 0 115 0 5 0
Areas covered
Address

141 Havant Road
Drayton,Portsmouth
Hampshire
PO6 2AA
023 9327 7288

Opening Hours
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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Aug 07,2019
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Aug 07,2019
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I found the entire team at Town & Country Drayton, thoroughly professional, dependable, and able to exercise good sound judgement steering the course of the sale to fullest conclusion. For anyone seeking Estate Agent services in this area, these are the people to talk to. Many ...
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Aug 04,2019
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By: 'Louise Catterall'
Aug 04,2019
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We were probably a high maintenance client, mainly because we no longer lived near the property that we were selling. Aidan looked after us perfectly, arranging quotes from tradesmen when we needed them, great advice on how to handle the sale and kept us informed ...
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“great service...”

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Jun 12,2019
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Jun 12,2019
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restored my faith in estate agents, We tried another E/Agent and was awful. We then contacted F&C, We made the right choice and it has been a real pleasure dealing with everyone at the Drayton office especially Aiden who has been with us ...
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competitive fees with outstanding value for money
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“Top Notch...”

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Jun 08,2019
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Jun 08,2019
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We bought our house through T&C. Oliver was our agent, he was very helpful, polite and understanding through the whole process. He knew we wanted to go quicker that others in the chain and was very instrumental in helping us meet acceptable dates. Every ...
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“Excellent experience...”

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May 03,2019
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By: 'Speedydowt'
May 03,2019
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Oliver was excellent throughout. He was informative, quick to respond and diligent in his work. Even though he we were buying the property through him rather than selling, we felt like we were given the upmost care and attention throughout the process. If I was ...
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“Friendly and Professional...”

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Apr 25,2019
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By: 'Brian & Ann Henshaw'
Apr 25,2019
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We were very pleased with how quickly and smoothly the staff dealt with sale of the house. It was stress free and Rob and Olly kept us up to date with the progress. They carried out all the viewings as we live a distance away ...
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“Property Purchase...”

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Apr 25,2019
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By: 'Phil Harkin'
Apr 25,2019
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Recently Purchased a property through town and country, the level of customer service from all the staff is exceptional. They all go the extra mile to provide extra information and to keep you updated on the purchase of the property. If i had knew this ...
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“Excellent Estate Agent...”

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Apr 15,2019
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By: 'Mr & Mrs Willett'
Apr 15,2019
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Me and my husband sold our house with Town and Country at the end of March. We had a wonderful and stress-free experience with Town and Country. We would like to thank the entire team for making the selling process easy and for keeping us ...
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Very good rates, very pleased.
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“10/10...”

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Mar 28,2019
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By: 'Steve/stevie'
Mar 28,2019
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Oliver Pescott helped me and my wife with the perches of our first home and it would be an understatement to say he was an absolute gentleman throughout the whole process, he went above and beyond to help and was very understanding. Thank you very ...
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Not sure I paid a fee as I bought a home from town & country. But I’m sure you’ll be getting more than a good deal as the service is brilliant
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“Excellent Service...”

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Mar 14,2019
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By: 'Rachel Welburn'
Mar 14,2019
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The sale of my property was seamless thanks to this great team. Their approach to marketing was really impressive and definitely sets them apart from other agents. I was always fully informed of progress and had regular updates. Highly recommended!...
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Their fees were the same as the other agents I considered using, but their service and marketing surpassed their competitors by a long way. Great value.
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“First rate service...”

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Mar 04,2019
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By: 'James and Louisa'
Mar 04,2019
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Really happy with the complete service from start to finish. Quick to reply to enquiries and help in anyway possible. Very kind and curtious and most of all extremely professional. From first viewing to completion, a stressful time in buying a properly made as easy ...
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“Quality Service...”

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Jan 21,2019
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By: 'The Sellers!'
Jan 21,2019
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In this day and age, with so many options for selling your property it is hard to choose the best option to ensure you get quality for your money without feeling ripped off. I have to say from start to finish we got this with ...
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Average
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Jan 17,2019
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By: 'Sheila & Mike S'
Jan 17,2019
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We recently used Town & Country. Colin. Rob and Oliver were absolutely fantastic. It was a difficult and stressful time with the sale and purchase and lots of twists and turns along the way. They were always very polite, very professional, kept us informed and we ...
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Dec 21,2018
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By: 'Dugie'
Dec 21,2018
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Oliver was very supportive throughout the process that was much more complicated that it should have been due parties outside his or our control. Robert was also very supportive during the process....
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The fee we paid was fair for the service provided.
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“Very helpful and friendly....”

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Dec 18,2018
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By: 'Mr G Wilkins'
Dec 18,2018
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Although I was only buying and not selling I found Oliver extremely helpful and always willing to listen, it went a very long way and he's a credit to your company. If I sell anytime I will use this company and will recommend to friends ...
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I didn’t sell through this agent.
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“great communication...”

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Nov 25,2018
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Nov 25,2018
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we bought through town and country and dealt with oliver from the start, we were very pleased with the efficient communication and every query we raised was dealt with promptly, professionally and it never seemed too much bother for him, it ended in a successful ...
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“Approachable helpful and professional...”

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Nov 19,2018
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By: 'Alison L'
Nov 19,2018
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Worked hard to progress an awkward chain with several challenging issues. They acted with sensitivity and professionalism whilst regularly updating us on progress....
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Comparable to others in the area
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“Great communication...”

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Nov 11,2018
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By: 'John Porter'
Nov 11,2018
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Oliver worked tirelessly to ensure that my purchase went through with limited fuss and must say that his communication throughout was great. We had looked at several houses with Oliver before deciding on the one we bought and found that he wasn't pushy at any ...
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“Excellent throughout...”

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Nov 08,2018
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By: 'Judy W'
Nov 08,2018
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These gentlemen made the very stressful process of moving house a much easier journey. Always at the end of the phone or email, keeping us informed of events as soon as possible. Would highly recommend this estate agents....
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“Professional & friendly service...”

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Oct 17,2018
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By: 'James'
Oct 17,2018
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Excellent professional service from all the team at Town & Country. In particular Oliver, Rob and Lara couldn't do enough to help with the sale and purchase of the properties. They collectively worked hard at every opportunity to ensure a smooth process from start to finish ...
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Fees very competitive and reasonable
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“Not your normal Estate Agent...”

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Oct 16,2018
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By: 'Gav & Lou'
Oct 16,2018
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Knowing that Estate Agents generally have a bad reputation I asked an Estate Agent friend out of the area for a recommendation. Town & Country Southern were put forward. I'm glad I listened, from the initial phone call with Oliver, to completion, the service was amazing. ...
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Very Reasonable
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“Polite, courteous and always there in stressful times!...”

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Oct 11,2018
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By: 'Mrs Cordery'
Oct 11,2018
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We have to say a huge thank you to Olly and Rob and all the team at Town and Country for everything they have done for us. We have had a less than perfect selling experience, with our house sale collapsing and us taking a ...
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Perfectly reasonable and competitive.
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“Overjoyed 😁...”

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Sep 19,2018
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By: 'Liz & Martin'
Sep 19,2018
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After almost 9 months of ups and downs our sale and purchase has now come to fruition. Oliver and Rob have been the epitome of professionalism and assisted us throughout. During the most frustrating times, they have remained supportive and always kept us informed at every ...
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“Estate agents can actually be good!...”

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Aug 22,2018
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By: 'Dave M'
Aug 22,2018
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I've been living in london for 10 years & have been searching for my own property for the last 3 years. I've come across hordes of estate agents and I can honestly say, Oliver from Town & Country is the first person I have come across who actually knows ...
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I didn't pay fees, but would definitely pay to have them sell my property in the future.
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By: Colin Shairp - Director
Aug 25, 2018
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Many thanks for your comments, I am delighted that you have received a suitable service from Oliver, he is a committed, hard worker and this type of review just goes to show the importance of training and employing quality staff. ...

“Great Service & a pleasure to deal with...”

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Aug 14,2018
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By: 'Richard'
Aug 14,2018
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Great service from a very professional office Throughout the whole process Ollie was very helpful, always polite and professional and a pleasure to deal with, always keeping me up to date....
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“A lengthy experience that required commitment from our Agents...”

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Aug 13,2018
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By: 'Paul & Carrie'
Aug 13,2018
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A nightmare process that was successfully concluded due to the sheer hard work put in by Colin, Rob, Olly et al. My daily telephonic rant(s) we're deal with (contained?!) professionally-my sincere apologies if the temperature in the office rose a tad as a result!! ...
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Reasonable-you get what you pay for
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By: Colin Shairp
Aug 13, 2018
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Many thanks, it was a difficult transaction with many many issues to overcome, the involvement of a 'on-line' agency that had no interest in helping to push the sale forward didn't help. But we achieved our end goal and everyone moved. ...

“Best experience ever had!...”

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Aug 10,2018
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By: 'Hutty'
Aug 10,2018
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From an initial call requesting information to completion of sale, everything handled with professionalism as well as considerate care. Spoke to several members of staff at one point or another, all giving first rate service. Oliver Pescott went above and beyond - from first call, ...
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“Great service...”

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Aug 09,2018
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By: 'EllieH'
Aug 09,2018
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Oliver has been extremely helpful throughout the process of purchasing our new home through Town & Country. He made every effort to help the process along, liaising with solicitors and other members of the chain to speed up the process. The generous welcome gift was also ...
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We did not pay any fees as we were only purchasing through this agent.
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“5 years excellent service...”

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Aug 06,2018
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By: 'Denise'
Aug 06,2018
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I have been dealing with Fine for over 5 years now and have been delighted with the service and communication given . Each member of staff has a high level of expertise and have always dealt with my lettings in a professional way. This time Oliver Pescott ...
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Good and competitive
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“Great service...”

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Jul 31,2018
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By: 'Mitch'
Jul 31,2018
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Oliver and Robert were very responsive and diligent in managing the sale of my property, often going the extra yard to join up the various parties involved. I would highly recommend them and Fine and Country...
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Competitive fee's
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