Whilst we are proud of our rural roots, dating back to 1858, we are pleased to offer a 21st century service to a wide variety of clients and have grown into one of the leading letting agents in the area.
We successfully let and manage a range of property throughout the region on behalf of private clients, local estates and landowners, investment landlords and property companies.
Letting offices are situated in Dorchester, Sherborne, Yeovil, Axminster, Beaminster, Bridport, Blandford, Poundbury and Sturminster Newton. We are regulated by RICS in respect of professional standards and the holding of client money, governed by ARLA (Association of Residential Lettings Agents) and the industry Ombudsmen, and all staff are trained to ARLA Technical Award level.
In addition to our own website, symondsandsampson.co.uk, we are pleased to be associated with The London Office and specialist property websites Rightmove and Zoopla(incorporating Primelocation) amongst others, each providing National and International marketing exposure for your property.
Our aim is to develop long-term client relationships and we always look forward to welcoming new clients.
Client Money Protection (CMP) provided by ARLA
Independent Redress provided by Ombudsman Service Property (OS:P)
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Our residential team offer free market appraisal visits to find out what your home is worth.
Being my first tenancy, I couldn’t have asked for more. The team are very friendly and helpful throughout the whole process. Especially so, as it was during the lockdown and a fair bit of flexibility was required!
Not having rented before, I had never given a thought as to how much paperwork and customer attention is needed to make things work. Just wanted to say that we appreciate very much your client attention, as far as we are concerned, the whole process going along without unnecessary stress and concern.
I was looking to relocate to Dorchester/Weymouth and was signedup to pretty much every rental agency. Ismay and Lucy were polaropposites from my other experiences. I cannot begin to thank themenough for helping me find a new home. Very knowledgeable, inconstant communication, always happy to help and with the addedbonus of dealing with people who cared about my situation. Ifyou're looking to move into this area, you would do well to start bycontacting the team at the Poundbury office.