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Above and beyond

Buyers

By Douglas Gray, April 2021

Testimonial for Carol Somers:

Very professional; above and beyond any other agent I have seen here

Great service

Buyers

By John & Poppy Bowden, April 2021

Testimonial for Carol Somers:

Many thanks for your kind assistance during our brief stay in Charente.

Friendly, approachable and professional

Buyers

By Mrs Rebecca Boyd, April 2021

Testimonial for Jacqui Reddin-Williams:

We would like to thank Jacqui for helping us buy our Farmhouse, she was friendly and approachable and very professional in her handling and knowledge of our property. I would recommend Beaux Villages because they are professional agents.

Exemplary service...now friends!

Buyers

By Mr R. J. Tudge, April 2021

Testimonial for Mike Sweetman and Helen Stothard:

I am about to finalise the paperwork on my new house here in France in the lovely village of Verteuil sur Charente.  I just want to put on record my gratitude to the Beaux Villages team in Verteuil, and in particular Mr Mike Sweetman, and his colleague Helen, I'm sorry I've forgotten her surname, who have been exemplary in guiding me through the process. I would like to class Mike now amongst my friends, as he was always available to answer my queries, and provide me with information regarding insurance, notaires, the Marie, setting up a bank account, the list goes on. I think we hit it off immediately as we are both ex fire officers, and there is always a bond between firefighters of any nationality. Therefore thank you to Mike and Helen, and if asked by anyone as to where to go to purchase a property here, I would say that you can't do better than Beaux Villages.

Made our dream a reality.

Buyers

By S Astbury, April 2021

Testimonial for Ali Feeney:

We bought our dream home in France through Alexandra Feeney of Beaux Villages. We had already spent a lot of time researching the area and looking online so we had a pretty good idea of what we were looking for. We had contact with other agents but none matched the service we were given by Ali. She was very attentive to our needs and wants and spent a lot of time getting to know us and the sort of property we had in mind. The viewings reflected this attention to detail and we soon found ‘the one’. She even sacrificed a beautiful pair of suede shoes when showing us a house with very muddy land attached!! From viewing to the day we got the keys, Ali guided us through the process and was a constant reassurance during what can be a stressful process. We wouldn’t hesitate in recommending Ali and the Beaux Villages team in Eymet, who, in our opinion and experience, stand head and shoulders above other local agents. Thank you Ali, for making our dream become a reality.

We would definitely recommend Beaux Villages

Sellers

By J Farrington, April 2021

Testimonial for Lee Redican:

Lee was recommended to us from friends who have recently sold their house as we were dissatisfied with the previous agents. We are very pleased with the way in which our house was marketed and the speed at which Lee started arranging viewings. Lee kept us informed before and after viewings, which was very useful. We went through a negotiating period and Lee was very good providing guidance to ensure it resulted in an acceptable offer. Following on from this, Emma has been very supportive. It’s quite a stressful process to get all of the paperwork together but Emma has provided guidance and updates to this date. We would definitely recommend Beaux Villages.

Supportive, communicative and friendly!

Sellers

By Mr and Mrs Patrick and Janice Carlin, April 2021

Testimonial for Jacqui Reddin-Williams:

We would just like to say a high thank you to Jacqui Reddin from Beaux Village in Jonzac. Not only did she sell our house before it was even advertised, she held our hand throughout the process. Communicated well, was very supportive and felt like our friend throughout. We felt we could contact her at any time and she would always respond. We have no hesitation in recommending her services to our friends. Thank you.

Nothing too much trouble

Buyers

By Roger & Jenny Powell, April 2021

Testimonial for Angella Turner:

Dear Angella, Our experience with you is first class. From the first meeting with you, the property stole my heart. I think you showed us everything there was to see. During the second meeting, we wanted to see the grounds, and take a better look at the property, helped to arrange a builder to come as well. Can I just say that this was done over Christmas, and nothing was too much trouble. All questions were answered promptly, and all appointments were on time. We asked for the local builders merchants and second hand shops which you promptly supplied. Thank you very much for all your help.

So glad we chose Beaux Villages!

Buyers

By Claire & Guy Morgan, April 2021

Testimonial for Edite Hill:

Edite our agent, was extremely helpful right from the start. She sent us the property details and answered a multitude of questions, recommended a local hotel for us to stay at for our viewing, set up and attended the notaire with us and was always on hand to help us. This was often outside of regular office hours. In a process that was extremely stressful it was reassuring to have Edite who could speak English and French. Knowing that we were only in France for the weekend, she gave up her Sunday morning to prepare our paperwork to start buying our dream property! We can’t imagine purchasing through a private sale and we are glad we chose Beaux Villages.

I have every confidence in recommending BVI

Sellers

By R, April 2021

Testimonial for Jemma Simkins, Dirk Renders and Marion Guyot:

My first contact with Beaux Villages was some time after putting my house and surrounding land on the market. An agent had put a " For Sale " sign at the end of the lane and the local agent of Beaux Villages called in to see me. She explained that my property was the type that they frequently handled and asked if I would give them the opportunity to market it. When I agreed she inspected the house thoroughly and took photographs inside and out, following this with a very detailed questionnaire. I was impressed by her thoroughness. Beaux Villages' agent brought several interested potential buyers to view the house and surroundings and then one with a firm offer of the asking price. A substantial amount of additional information was requested for the first legal agreement (the Compromis de Vente) and so I visited their regional office where I met both the manager and the lady who collated the information ready for the Notaire to prepare the agreement. The usual complications and minor queries arose at this stage, but again I was impressed with the competence and ability that the staff exercised. In due course in conjunction with the Notaire, they helped to prepare the final sales agreement the (Acte de Vente) and the sale was completed. I therefore have every confidence in recommending Beaux Villages to handle the sale of similar country properties.

Thank you for your help!

Buyers

By JW, April 2021

Testimonial for Janine Wood,

Firstly I want to thank you for the time, knowledge and professionalism from yourself in regard to our search for the right property for us.

You also helped me identify some areas/ villages nearby that I liked more than others. Also although I did look in a couple of other Immobilier windows, you were the only person I arranged to see properties with. Just the feeling that you understood what we were looking for.

I cannot thank you enough for your time and hope to visit again when we come back to buy our home. I wish you good luck in your ventures.

Bonne Chance

JW

Our preferred estate agent in France

Buyers

By B and L, April 2021

Testimonial for Kevin Whithlow:

Sincere thanks for all your wonderfull assistance to us with our property search and if all your colleagues at Beaux Villages have a similar level of knowledge and professional advice as yourself then it will be a pleasure to continue to use Beaux Villages as our preferred estate agent in France.

Overall your professional advice and assistance with the selection of the properties was invaluable for which we both truly thank you as it has certainly helped us to refine our search.

Kindest regards and many thanks

B & L

You really are at the top of your industry

Buyers

By L, April 2021

Testimonial for Victoria Lowkis:

Thank you so very much. It’s difficult with a limited budget so we really are trying to achieve the best area with what we can afford.

I really am very impressed with Beaux Villages response to enquires, you really are at the top of your Industry in my opinion.

I will keep in touch and keep looking!!!!

Very best wishes to you

L

Delighted with the service

Buyers

By Liz and Richard, April 2021

Testimonial for Tracy Page:

We have now returned back to the UK but we just wanted to write and say a big thank you for the service you gave us whilst we were in France from 1st - 9th August this year.

As you know we come over to France looking for a house within the Charente/Charente-Martime area, although we weren't quite sure to start off with exactly where within that region. Our original idea was that we would like to be near the coast.

We would like to say that at all times we were delighted with the extremely professional service you provided. Each of the houses you showed us fitted our criteria and gave us something to think about.There was wide variety of properties which was very important to us to understand what was available. You arranged to meet us on four separate days in order to show us the suitable properties which you had, even arranging viewings of gites on changeover days. You clearly had a good relationship with each of the vendors and your excellent French was a real asset.

We felt you went out of your way to help us, especially the day when we made a mistake over how long it would take us to get to one of the viewings. You were very relaxed, despite the fact that we had messed you around, and even managed to rearrange the appointment in what was an already tight schedule for you.

We loved your approach to showing us the houses. We felt you genuinely wanted to help us find our dream holiday home. We never felt under any pressure but you were able to give us positive insights and reassurance where we had concerns.

We want to wish you all the best for the future and if we know of anyone else looking for a property in your area we would not hesitate to put them in contact with you.

A credit to Beaux Villages!

Sellers

By J & P, April 2021

Testimonial for Sean Kelly:

Many thanks for a successful transfer on Thursday.

You are a credit to Beaux Village Immobilier.

The transition was painless and it was a pleasure to finally meet up with Wendy.

Thank you, Sean.

Thank you very much for your efforts.

Buyers

By J, April 2021

Testimonial for Angella Turner

I had a bad experience with one of your competitors. You are still by far the best contact we have had by a long way! So wear your badge with pride!

J

A great start!

Buyers

By Julia, April 2021

Testimonial for Angella Turner:

In terms of feedback, we probably searched 4 sites and the reaction to our enquiries has been mixed, from zero to very good, and your attention is definitely in the very good bracket so hopefully we can do business!

Jacqui is truly exceptional!

Buyers

By Gavin and Laura, April 2021

Testimonial for Jacqui Reddin-Williams:

We purchased Le Maine Au Cerf near Jonzac with the support of Jacqueline Reddin-Williams of Beaux Villages. She was professional and helpful every step of the way. Jacqui is truly exceptional.

We had a completely personalised experience working with Jacqui. She showed us the perfect house, one which we had not been able to find online for ourselves. We attribute this to her deep understanding of people and what they need and want from a home in France.

After securing the property for us, she became our trusted adviser for the next three months. Everything she advised was verified again and again by other sources as we made our way through the French purchase process.

We particularly appreciate her effort when accommodating our various and numerous requests. Given this was our first property purchase in France and we spoke very little French, we felt like we were in safe hands and were always Beaux Villages number one priority.

Jacqui became a friend through the process and someone we hope to have in our French life for many years to come.

Gavin and Laura

Unfailing efficiency

Sellers

By G & B, April 2021

Testimonial for Karen Fritchley,

My wife and I would like to thank Beaux Villages for finding and dealing with a buyer and the notaire for the sale of our house. Beaux Villages staff have seen us through the process with unfailing efficiency and a special courteous friendliness that minimised the stress and maximised our confidence that things were proceeding as they should. Thank you.

THANK YOU. Sincerely, G & B

Couldn't have asked for more

Buyers

By David, April 2021

Testimonial for Karen Fritchley & Anne Kemp-Reynolds

Dear Karen & Anne,

Just a quick note to thank you both most sincerely for all your help in purchasing our new property. I certainly could not have expected any more from you both. None of my dumb questions seemed too dumb and you both were ever so patient, which I really do appreciate. I certainly would recommend the services of Beaux Villages to anyone in a similar position in wanting to buy in the Dordogne. All kind wishes and heartfelt thanks.

David

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