Cheffins
Saffron Walden, CB10
4.9/5, 65 reviews
97% recommended
90% sales valuation accuracy
100% sales fee satisfaction
82% lettings valuation accuracy
99% lettings fee satisfaction
Founded in 1825 Cheffins is one of the oldest and best known firms of Estate Agents in the North Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and the mid-Anglia region. We are a progressive and thriving partnership with a network of offices in Saffron Walden, our prestigious flagship Headquarters in Cambridge, the London office in ... show more Founded in 1825 Cheffins is one of the oldest and best known firms of Estate Agents in the North Essex, Cambridgeshire, Hertfordshire and the mid-Anglia region. We are a progressive and thriving partnership with a network of offices in Saffron Walden, our prestigious flagship Headquarters in Cambridge, the London office in St James's Place, Newmarket, Haverhill and Ely. Cheffins also provides a unique and innovative approach to marketing coupled with our friendly and professional team achieving exceptional results for our clients.

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Cheffins
8 Hill Street
Saffron Walden
Essex
CB10 1JD
01799 523656

Performance statistics
Services Valuation Accuracy Fees Satisfaction Min Price of property reviewed Max Price of property reviewed
Sales 90% 100% £165,000 £1,300,000
Lettings 82% 99% £675 £1,600
Review statistics
From Landlords From Tenants From Vendors From Buyers Other
11 1 6 1 30 0 15 0 1 0
Areas covered
  • Essex
  • Cambridgeshire
  • Hertfordshire
Services offered
  • Sales
  • Lettings
  • Block Management
  • Surveys
  • Conveyancing
  • Mortgage Advice
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“Cheffins - Letting Agents...”

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Sep 30,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Pete Sharpe'
Sep 30,2019
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Having originally bought the property through Cheffins, we have now used as Letting Agents for the past 5 years, & have recently introduced our 3rd tenant. Cheffins have always provided a friendly & efficient service. Many thanks to Ben, Kayleigh & Katie in the Lettings department....
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Sep 30, 2019
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Sep 26,2019
Minithumbdown
By: 'Daisy Weston'
Sep 26,2019
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Chiffons have always been excellent to do with- so prompt and helpful. They respond so quickly and always been willing to help and go the extra mile. Would highly recommend them....
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Sep 30, 2019
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“Once again found me a lovely tenant for my fl......”

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Sep 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Alice olley'
Sep 13,2019
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Once again found me a lovely tenant for my flat. Thank you Ben Kayleigh and Kate for your professional efficient approach....
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“Excellent...”

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Sep 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Gordon price'
Sep 13,2019
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I found Ben and the team very helpful, they all had up to date information and could answer any questions that should arise....
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Sep 13, 2019
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“We have been dealing with Ben Death, in the S......”

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Sep 09,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Paul Hawkins'
Sep 09,2019
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We have been dealing with Ben Death, in the Saffron Walden office, for a number of years and always found him to be efficient, knowledgeable and very professional....
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Sep 11, 2019
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Thank you for your feedback which we will pass on to Ben. We're glad that you have a longstanding relationship with our Saffron Walden team, long may it continue! ...

“Cheffins staff have all been efficient,friend......”

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Aug 12,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'John Frederick Chamberlain'
Aug 12,2019
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Cheffins staff have all been efficient,friendly and on the ball. It doesn't matter which member of staff you speak to they are up to speed in respect of the transaction. I have now used Cheffins 3 times and would not consider any other local agent....
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Aug 14, 2019
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Thank you for your 5* review. We're delighted that you are happy with the service and that you keep coming back to us. ...

“Sale...”

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Aug 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Sally Whyte'
Aug 08,2019
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Throughout the process all the members of staff were courteous friendly and helpful. They kept me well informed and although there were no real problems I felt that they were on top of all the issues....
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Aug 09, 2019
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“Always professional and also empathetic to our needs...”

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Aug 05,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Robert McKibbin'
Aug 05,2019
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Always prompt and professional during viewing. Worked hard to ensure we received an acceptable offer. In the period leading up to exchange we were always kept in the loop about the rest of the chain. Cheffins' recommended solicitor was excellent and we feel secure in ...
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Aug 07, 2019
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“Very efficient and helpful with our purchase ......”

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Jul 01,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Becky Wears'
Jul 01,2019
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Very efficient and helpful with our purchase - stayed in touch with us throughout, and always easy to contact. Definitely recommend!...
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Jul 08, 2019
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“Katie was very proactive and always kept me i......”

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Jul 01,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Karen Stewart'
Jul 01,2019
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Katie was very proactive and always kept me informed on the progress of the sale . The sale went through without too many problems, apart from having to reduce the price...
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Jul 08, 2019
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“Amazing service!...”

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Jun 07,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Victoria M'
Jun 07,2019
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This is the third time we have used Cheffins to sell our home and we wouldn't even bother looking at another agent. The service we have received, yet again, was outstanding from start to finish. Excellent details and photographs, professional staff who carried out all ...
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By: Sharon Hamilton
Jun 10, 2019
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Thank you for your great review. We're delighted you feel that Sophie and Katie went the extra mile for you. We will pass your comments on. ...

“Best agents in town!...”

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Jun 04,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Mikael & Anna'
Jun 04,2019
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Bruce and his team at Cheffins were superb. They understood what we needed and offered practical and realistic advice given the current market challenges. Less than 6 weeks later we exchanged contracts, can't praise this team enough, seamless from start to finish....
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Competitive and fair
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By: Sharon Hamilton
Jun 10, 2019
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“Great customer service...”

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May 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Hayley'
May 08,2019
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Katie was extremely helpful, polite and full of knowledge. She gave me lots of advice and took away all of the stress. She updated me on every stage and I would recommend Cheffins again....
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Market place average
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“Top stuff...”

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May 01,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Nick T'
May 01,2019
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Very good service, ensured everything ran smoothly. Any issues that arose were quickly communicated and dealt with. Nothing bad could be said....
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All Good
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“Great Service...”

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Mar 29,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'DMorgan'
Mar 29,2019
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I've been a tenant via Cheffins for 15 months. Now I've moved on but just want to say what a great job they did. Kayleigh in particular - always there to help and so friendly. Nothing was ever too much trouble....
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Very reasonable.
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“Excellent service...”

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Mar 25,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Maggie Hartley'
Mar 25,2019
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I was very impressed by the staff at Cheffins and would like to mention Jacob, Judith and Katie in particular for their very good communication throughout the whole process both with myself and my solicitor. My house purchase went as smoothly as possible and was ...
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“Good service...”

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Mar 23,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Jean'
Mar 23,2019
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All staff very helpful and kept me informed as to what was going on. Also were very friendly and efficient....
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Reasonable.
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“Awesome...”

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Mar 18,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Lara'
Mar 18,2019
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Cheffins are so awesome. Every time something needed fixing in my flat they would sort it put immediately. Their handy man would sometimes come round the same day I'd reported a problem. rnHuge stars...
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“Great Support...”

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Mar 15,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Ryan'
Mar 15,2019
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From start to finish Katie Wright and Sophie Coleby have been fantastic dealing with our sale and purchase! they kept us up to speed every day and did what they could to ensure the purchase/sale went as smoothly as possible....
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The Agent's fee's are fair given the help support received.
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“Good knowledge of the business...”

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Mar 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Colin & Carolyn Williams'
Mar 13,2019
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Every member of staff we dealt with were exceptionally helpful and diligent from day 1.They handled both the sale of our property and the purchase of our new one. Very hands on and personable, our purchase was not the most straight forward (through no fault ...
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Fees were good value for money
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“Excellent and Professional Service...”

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Mar 12,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'TheWards'
Mar 12,2019
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From start to finish, we found all the staff we dealt with at Cheffins Saffron Walden to be professional, friendly and helpful. There were a few minor niggles with our sale, but these were quickly addressed. We would definitely recommend Cheffins for anyone trying to ...
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Fair
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“Excellent frim beging to end ....”

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Mar 06,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Mr & Mrs petty'
Mar 06,2019
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Bruce and his team were superb they looked after us really well and were wise , thoughful and caring in what was a tricky move .we bought and sold with them...
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They earnt every penny .
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“Rental Agent...”

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Feb 14,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Bob B'
Feb 14,2019
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We have been extremely pleased with the service provided by Ben and all of the Cheffins team in Saffron Walden. They have been helpful and efficient dealing with any matters arising promptly and professionally....
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The agent's fees are in-line with the industry norm.
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“Super lettings...”

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Feb 13,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Fran M'
Feb 13,2019
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Ben and Kayleigh made the moving in process very easy and have been there for us even since. They are always quick to respond and are very friendly. Good to know they are there if and when we need them....
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“Excellent communicators...”

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Feb 08,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'Client for ca. 10 years'
Feb 08,2019
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Just a quick note to thank you and all your colleagues for the successful sale of our little cottage to Mr & Mrs Merrell. I know they are delighted. Thank you also for managing the letting of the property over the past few years. Your company ...
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Reasonable
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“Staying Positive...”

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Feb 04,2019
Minithumbup
By: 'David'
Feb 04,2019
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We would love to thank both Max and Katie for their wise counsel and professional services throughout our journey which was an unexpectedly long time in reaching a successful conclusion, at times it was very stressful but once we had spoken with Katie and Max ...
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We have reached a mutually beneficial conclusion and feel we have had excellent value for our fee.
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“Helpful...”

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Dec 31,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'p J Besley'
Dec 31,2018
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I have used Cheffins for my rental property for many years. Firstly for the purchase, then for managing the property. Presently Iam using their services to sell my house. I have always found Cheffins very efficient and helpful and they have dealt with any matters ...
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Fair
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“Very good service...”

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Dec 12,2018
Minithumbup
By: '999'
Dec 12,2018
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Excellent service from Katie Wright and the team at Cheffins Saffron Walden. I was very happy with their performance from start to finish....
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“The Old Apple Store...”

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Nov 16,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Peter Clayden'
Nov 16,2018
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Cheffins dealt with the sale of this property. I was kept fully informed at all times during the process, and received a 5 star service...
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Acceptable fee - in line with others.
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“Professional and a pleasure to deal with...”

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Nov 06,2018
Minithumbup
By: 'Karley'
Nov 06,2018
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We used Cheffins for both our sale and purchase, and throughout they were a pleasure to deal with and always prompt with updates, calling us back and keeping us in the loop. Special thanks to Max who dealt with our valuation and getting us on ...
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Fee's are fair & in line with the market rate
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