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Sawyer & Co

52 Church Road Hove, Brighton
Brighton and Hove
BN3 2FN

01273 778844
Aug 23,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Garry'
Aug 23,2017
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From introduction through to exchange and completion, I have been so impressed by the friendly, professional and competent service I have received. I have been given good advice, i have been kept well informed on all aspects, from viewings through to accepting a top price offer and beyond that to completion. From Chris, through Nick and Ashley to Louis and Georgia, everyone from the Sawyer & Co brand has been brilliant. This is an award winning Estate Agency and it is easy to see why. I coul...
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Hahaha......Good or bad ??? I have to admit their fees are reasonable. They have worked hard for me and they have certainly earned their commission.
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Aug 15,2017
Minithumbdown
By: 'JW'
Aug 15,2017
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Abysmal block management service. Sero concern for health & safety and totally unresponsive. A serious ceiling leak in my former rented flat lasted for 8 months (may be fixed by now, I had to move because of it), ending up with a gaping filthy 1m hole in the ceiling, but "limited budget" meant they were leaving months between updates. All the while my house was flooding each time it rained since October 2016. They still, bizarrely, responded to this complaint claiming that they &qu...
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By: Sawyer & Co.
Aug 23, 2017
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We recently took over the management of this period building that had over time been neglected, not well maintained and had very little in the way of funds put aside for any work to be carried out. As you know, since you first reported the problem contractors tried several times to mend the leak in your home and carried out repairs to the roof. Each time we understood that the problem had been solved and were unaware that it had returned until we heard from you again. All works that were ...
Aug 08,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Daley
Ashley Butler
By: 'Carol'
Aug 08,2017
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Didn't think I'd ever hear myself say this about estate agents but they were excellent - we actually liked them! Having found the flat we wished to purchase we initially spoke to Nick, after our offer had been accepted we dealt with Ashley. There was no hard sell (which would have sent us running), they were knowledgeable, helpful, friendly, polite and very professional. We'd happily recommend....
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Aug 07,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Lisa'
Aug 07,2017
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We are really pleased with the service provided. The agents have all been very helpful and professional and I would recommend you to anyone wanting to move....
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Fair fees for service provided.
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Aug 05,2017
Minithumbup
Kerry-Anne Holland
Harriet Wood
By: 'C Davis, Hove'
Aug 05,2017
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I am so impressed with Sawyers & Co as a company and particularly with Kerry-Anne for her professionalism, efficacy and knowledge of the market. From the offset, her confidence put me at ease. My main concern was in finding the right tenant(s). Not only did she achieve this in the space of 5 days (at a time when the market is inundated with one bedroom flats) but set a monthly rent I was more than happy with. She really knows the market. Harriet picked up the administration side seamlessl...
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Very good
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Jul 28,2017
Minithumbup
Chris Sawyer
Harriet Wood
By: 'SJ'
Jul 28,2017
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Sawyer and Co. have been a pleasure to work with, and helped us find an ideal rental property in Brighton. However they did miscalculate the fees we had to pay twice. I would think this is something they would double check more....
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Obviously I would prefer agency fees didn't exist. But they didn't seem unreasonable.
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Jul 28,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Daley
By: 'Jobe Cann'
Jul 28,2017
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After being messed around by a few local Estate Agents I found the perfect flat with Sawyer & Co.! Nick Daley and his team have been fantastic from start to finish with the purchase of our first flat. He has been able to organise several viewings at late notice and also letting us have several looks after our offer was accepted to get ready worksmen to renovate. Sawyer & Co. have generally been quick answering the phone and getting back to me via email....
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Jul 26,2017
Minithumbup
Georgia Nailard
Jade Sheffield
By: 'Simone in Spain'
Jul 26,2017
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These two ladies are a real credit to your office. They made the renting and selling of out property a smooth transition. They were always extremely courteous, polite and attentive. As we hope to complete this Friday it is with genuine regret that we will no longer require the services of Sawyer and co. From having purchased our property through you in 2012, renting it out and then selling it in 2017 we could not fault your service and professionalism in any way. Thank you all so much, Simo...
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The fees charged are very competitive and worth every penny
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Jul 20,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Daley
By: 'Arron'
Jul 20,2017
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Great customer service by all the team. Nick kepted in contact with me regulary with updates. Chased up any outstanding queries I was waiting on....
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Jul 17,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'James P.'
Jul 17,2017
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Fabulous, friendly and professional service from day one to the competion of my sale. Good advice given, but also listened to what I wanted and ade it happen! Lovely staff and great service. Highly recommended....
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Very reasonable and transparent fees.
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Jul 07,2017
Minithumbup
Emma Marcantonio
Harriet Wood
By: 'Stelios'
Jul 07,2017
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Recent boiler problem sorted within a day-Immediate response, highly competent staff-Overall very positive experience with Sawyer and Co -highly recommended. Many thanks!...
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Jun 29,2017
Minithumbup
Kerry-Anne Holland
Harriet Wood
By: 'Ruth'
Jun 29,2017
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I have been very pleased with the service I have received from all staff at Sawyers. They kept me up to date at all times and always replied quickly to any emails. Anything I asked them to do was dealt with immediately. As I was only able to add two staff members above I would also like to add Joe Newman who has also been most helpful....
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Good
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Jun 28,2017
Minithumbup
Harriet Wood
Toby Hill
By: 'Mrs H'
Jun 28,2017
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Excellent service. This is the first time we have rented a property but all easy, quick and very efficient. Calls and emails responded to quickly....
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Jun 27,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Andrea Hunter'
Jun 27,2017
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A very friendly crew, on a well run ship,you found me treasure! I love my flat by the sea.xxx...
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Reasonable
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Jun 16,2017
Minithumbup
Toby Hill
Kerry-Anne Holland
By: 'Mothanna'
Jun 16,2017
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Toby was very helpful and supportive when I was trying to find a new flat with Sawyer and Co. He is very patient and honest person. Just be clear with your flat requirments and budget and you won't be disappointed, as he won't try to waste your time or mislead you by renting the wrong flat. It was such a shame that I didn't find the right flat with Sawyer and Co and It would always be my first choice when I will look again. Kerry-Anne was very sweet to my mother and gave her a lift to her ho...
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Jun 13,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'NCB'
Jun 13,2017
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Sawyer & co provided a smooth, collected and thoroughly professional service. It was a pleasure to have Chris, Nick, Georgia and Mia on the team. From the exceptional quality of the brochure and photographs to the frequent updates on the progression of the sale, the experience was of the highest standards. Many thanks....
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Jun 09,2017
Minithumbup
Emma Marcantonio
By: 'Sofia'
Jun 09,2017
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Very helpfull and kind. Always there to clarify situations and support us. It was a pleasure be assisted by you. Highly recommend. Thanks for everything....
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Fees are acceptable.
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Jun 07,2017
Minithumbup
Kerry-Anne Holland
By: 'Alan'
Jun 07,2017
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Kerry-Anne helped us find a lovely apartment at very short notice and accommodated our particular circumstances (we have a dog and 2 cats to home too....) She worked rapidly for us as we needed to move in asap, after moving back to the UK. When our circumstances rapidly changed and we unfortunately had to pull out of the rental, Kerry-Anne was good enough to refund our holding deposit (which we had paid hours before) even though she was well within her rights to keep it. Very considerate. I j...
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Jun 06,2017
Minithumbup
Jade Sheffield
By: 'Lizzy'
Jun 06,2017
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My experience of Jade is that she is very professional, and also friendly. Unfortunately since moving in 6 months ago there has been a series of problems with the flat, however, I could not fault Jade for her efforts to get things sorted efficiently. She seems knowledgeable and competent, and she has often been proactive in getting quotes etc to send on to the landlord. Her communication is prompt and helpful, and I believe her to be honest. I would recommend Jade as a property manager....
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In line with usual agency fees in Brighton & Hove
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May 31,2017
Minithumbup
Jade Sheffield
By: 'James G'
May 31,2017
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Having joined Sawyers at the beginning of our tenancy, Jade has continually been of a great help whenever we have needed it. It has always been a pleasure talking with her and she is always returns our calls and emails in a timely manner....
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May 30,2017
Minithumbup
Ashley Butler
By: 'Jon C'
May 30,2017
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Ashley was really useful when supporting my purchase. He was always quick to come back if I have any questions and also provided me with frequent updates so I know what was going on....
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May 30,2017
Minithumbup
Emma Marcantonio
Toby Hill
By: 'Melissa'
May 30,2017
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Great Experience with Sawyer and Co. The staff are very helpful and professional and quick to respond. Would definitely recommend to others....
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good
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May 29,2017
Minithumbup
By: 'Kate'
May 29,2017
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The staff at Church Street were helpful at all times and dealt with the sale of house efficiently. They were always available for advice and identified properties in their portfolio that met my requirements for purchase....
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As I had joint agents the fees were higher than I would otherwse have paid
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May 27,2017
Minithumbup
Nick Daley
Georgia Nailard
By: 'Martin K.'
May 27,2017
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Nick was very straight forward and had none of the hyperbole which is sadly so often part of many estate agent's approach. When asked about procedures and reasons for handling clients in certain ways he was completely clear about his approach and methods for achieving a sale. My sister was charmed he opened the door for her too! Georgia was also charming and made contact very easy......once again without the exaggeration one finds with other agents....
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I think the fees were pretty standard for this level of property, and lower than one of the three agents who valued the property.
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May 24,2017
Minithumbup
Jade Sheffield
By: 'Lucy Mather'
May 24,2017
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Jade Sheffield has been looking after the management of my flat for the last year and half. I am now in the process of selling my property and I have needed her to help with answering queries in relation to the sale. Each time, she has responded on the same day without question. In relation to the management of the property, she is proactive, nothing is too much trouble and she follows up on matters to make sure she gets the best results for her clients. She is absolutely fantastic and my husban...
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reasonable and willing to negiotiate
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May 22,2017
Minithumbup
Ashley Butler
Georgia Nailard
By: 'Lucy'
May 22,2017
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I couldn't recommend Ashley and his team at Sawyer and Co more highly. Excellent communication from start to finish. Despite being implicated in a chain with less than average lawyers & agents they kept positive and proactive throughout....
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May 12,2017
Minithumbup
Emma Marcantonio
By: 'Peter Baker'
May 12,2017
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Emma's a likeable approachable individual, 100% capable of dealing with multiple duties in a busy office environment, managing both tenants and trades with ease. Excellent communication, which is why it's extremely likely she'll be catapulted up the ladder quick and progress in her career....
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Good
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May 09,2017
Minithumbup
Jade Sheffield
By: 'Nathan Valbonesi'
May 09,2017
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Jade Sheffield is a pleasure to deal with, quick to respond, knowledgeable and always friendly. She's a real credit to the Sawyers team....
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May 09,2017
Minithumbup
Jade Sheffield
By: 'Ali zaidi'
May 09,2017
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Since Jade is my property manager I don't have to worry about any issues with my property. She always there for me to resolve any issues promptly. She is great asset to the company. Can't thank her enough....
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Good
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May 08,2017
Minithumbup
Emma Marcantonio
By: 'Teresa Evans'
May 08,2017
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Emma has given invaluable help and service to me from the start and is always prompt in her dealings with any issues raised either by the tenants or myself. She is cheerful, friendly, and pleasant to deal with at all times - I trust her implicitly, and have no hesitation in recommending her to potential clients. A lovely girl!...
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Fees are pretty much as expected so certainly not excessive
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Chris Sawyer Chris Sawyer
Director
61 reviews

About Chris Born in Brighton, Chris began his career in 1988 for a small local independent agent. Following on from that he worked for a large chain of estate agents where he progressed to a senior management lev View full profile
Dominique Scott Dominique Scott
Senior Negotiator
17 reviews

About Dominique After a successful career in the music industry, Dominique moved to live in Hove from London in 2005 with her husband and 2 children.She joined the company that same year and has been an integral part View full profile
Adam Farrell Adam Farrell
Director
18 reviews

About Adam Adam grew up in Hove and has enjoyed a career in property sales and lettings since the late 1990's. He has well rounded experience in both independent and corporate estate agency, working his way up f View full profile
Kerry-Anne Holland Kerry-Anne Holland
Senior Negotiator
71 reviews

About Kerry-Anne Kerry-Anne joined Sawyer & Co in 2011She now has 14 years experience in estate agency.Her early career was spent working for a large corporate company in the Berkshire area.She then took a time of View full profile
Nick Daley Nick Daley
Branch Manager
72 reviews

About Nick Nick embarked on his career in Estate Agency straight from college in 2002 and has never looked back. He has a natural flair for the job, partly due to his friendly and professional manner, which allo View full profile
Ashley Butler Ashley Butler
Branch Manager
50 reviews

About Ashley Born in Brighton, Ashley finished his education and moved to Cyprus to work in the tourism industry. After a few years Ashley moved back to Brighton with his girlfriend and settled once again in the c View full profile
Georgia Nailard Georgia Nailard
Sales & Lettings Negotiator
27 reviews

About Georgia After finishing her A levels Georgia explored the world of retail and hairdressing before finding her calling - helping people move home. She has a bubbly personality and great enthusiasm for the job. View full profile
Mia McDowell Mia McDowell
Administration and Marketing
3 reviews

About Mia Mia joined Fine and Country in 2014 after the transformative experience of travelling around Asia. She studied Interior Design at college, and enjoyed a career in retail before setting off on her trav View full profile
Emma Marcantonio Emma Marcantonio
Property Manager
15 reviews

About Emma A true Brightonian, Emma joined the Sawyer & Co Lettings Department in February 2016 and has quickly become a valuable member of the team. As someone who loves to keep fit, Emma is an avid kickboxer View full profile
Eva Brdusikova Eva Brdusikova
Lettings Accounts Manager
7 reviews

About Eva Having originally moved to Brighton from the Czech Republic nine years ago to learn English, Eva realised what a fantastic place to live Brighton is and decided to stay. With over five years' exper View full profile
Harriet Wood Harriet Wood
Property Manager
23 reviews

About Harriet Having previously worked as a project planner, Harriet's organisational skills, combined with her diploma in Business Management, make her an ideal addition to our Property Management team. A lifelon View full profile
Toby Hill Toby Hill
Lettings Negotiator
12 reviews

About Toby Born and bred in Brighton, Toby is a long-term resident of Fiveways and his wealth of local knowledge makes him a very welcome addition to the Lettings team. A huge sports fan, Toby can regularly b View full profile
Louis Pittock Louis Pittock
0 reviews

About Louis No description set View full profile
Sarah Ledwidge Sarah Ledwidge
3 reviews

About Sarah Sarah has over 12 years’ experience in block management and has developed a passion for property. Sarah’s extensive experience has allowed her to perfect the knowledge and skills required to provi View full profile
Joe Newman Joe Newman
Lettings Manager
3 reviews

About Joe As part of a major restructuring of the lettings department, Joe Newman has been brought in to lead the team into a new era of success. With his proven lettings experience due to having managed anothe View full profile
Jade Sheffield Jade Sheffield
Property Manager
21 reviews

About Jade Having lived in Brighton from the age of seven Jade is a committed Brightonian whose favourite sport is running to the sales. After studying Events Management at the University of Brighton Jade began View full profile
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Complaints Procedure

Fine & Country - Formal Complaints Procedure

As a Fine and Country customer you expect a first class service from us and we aim to provide it. We have high standards, but if you believe we have made a mistake, please get in touch with us as soon as possible and we will do everything we can to put it right.

We are also subject to the rules of The Property Ombudsman. In general terms this gives Clients who are unable to resolve a complaint against us the right to have this reviewed by an independent body Ҁ“ the Ombudsman.

We hope that our complaints procedure will resolve any complaint without the need for you to contact The Property Ombudsman. Please note that the Ombudsman will not investigate your complaint before you have completed our complaints procedure and received a letter or email from us giving our final response.

This document shows the steps in our complaints procedure. At every stage we promise to listen, to do everything we can to resolve your problem and to make sure you're happy with the way we do it.

Our Complaints Procedure

If you have a problem relating to the service you have received, please discuss this at the earliest opportunity with one of our members of staff. Our aim is to deal with your problem sympathetically, fairly and quickly.

If you feel that the matter is not being resolved to your satisfaction, please ask to speak to the Manager of the department dealing with your enquiry. The Manager will try to resolve the matter on the day you raise your complaint, although whether this is possible will depend on the complexity of the complaint.

If the response by one of our Managers does not resolve the matter to your satisfaction, you can ask the Manager to refer the complaint to one of the Directors. It is better if you can do this in writing to:

Mr Adam Farrell
Fine & Country
46 Church Road
Hove
BN3 2FN

A letter of acknowledgement will be sent to you within 3 working days. It will also:

Set out our understanding of your complaint and state when we will be able to reply in greater detail.

You may also be asked for additional information if this is required to assist resolving the matter.

Your letter should state why you are still dissatisfied and what further action you wish Fine & Country to take to fully resolve your complaint. The Director will fully investigate your complaint as quickly as possible.

In all but exceptional cases, by the end of eight weeks following receipt of your complaint, Fine & Country will have given you its final response in writing.

If you are still not satisfied with the steps taken by Fine & Country, you can write to:

The Property Ombudsman Ltd, Milford House, 43-55 Milford Street, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2BP (Telephone: (01722) 333306 or e-mail: admin@tpos.co.uk).

The Property Ombudsman will consider your complaint, taking into account any points made by you and Sawyer & Co. The Ombudsman may, however, refuse to investigate a complaint when your issue refers to something that happened more than 12 months before you complained in writing to the Member Agency, or you referred your complaint to the Ombudsman more than six months after you received the Member Agency's final offer of settlement or answer.

The Ombudsman's Office may try to settle the dispute by agreement between you and Fine & Country. If this is unsuccessful, the Ombudsman will consider all the relevant factors and make a decision according to what he believes to be fair in all the circumstances.

The Ombudsman will send his decision to you and Fine & Country. You can accept or reject his decision. If you reject the Ombudsman's decision, it will lapse and you are free to do as you wish.

Last updated at 3:58 PM 17/03/2015 by allAgents

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