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“We’d always felt relieved that we’d chosen Lancaster Samms”

Neil Samms’s approach to valuing our home gave us an immediate confidence that we’d not felt with more local agencies.  Throughout the marketing and sales process we felt really well supported by Neil, James and Emma and we were particularly grateful for Neil’s regular reviews during difficult, quiet periods inflicted by the Covid crisis.

Mr and Mrs Lister

“Highly recommended and a first class Company”

We recently bought a house from Elkie at this Company. She is without doubt the most efficient, professional and highly experienced Agent I have ever known. Elkie supported not only our purchase, but kept the whole chain of 5 in check, monitored and supported and kept communication going throughout the whole experience. She was an absolute pleasure to work with and without her expertise and support the chain would have broken, of that I am sure.

Mrs L Birkinshaw

“A small team of dedicated professionals who LOVE their work!”

I inherited a property in York, 300 miles from my home town, I was very fortunate to choose Lancaster Samms to sell the property.  A small team of dedicated professionals, who love their work! Being so far away made no difference to the service they provided. They were brilliant, checking the property in my absence, keeping me updated and were always available to contact. I highly recommend this Agency. Thank you Elkie and James, I cannot thank you enough for all you did for me.

Ms Glyn-Jones

“Wouldn’t use anyone else in future!”

Highly recommend Lancaster Samms, in particular Elkie, who goes above and beyond at every turn. Her excellent guidance throughout both sale and purchase were essential to a smooth completion. Wouldn’t use anyone else in future!

Mr J Harland

“5 star estate agent”

Hi – Lancaster Samms Team!

Following the recent completion of the sale of our property – 11 Horseman Lane, Copmanthorpe, we just wanted to say thank you to you all, especially Elkie for the service we have received!

You guys are more than your average estate agent!

When we decided to sell our property Lancaster Samms were the first port of call, and that was 100% the right decision.

The whole process from instruction to photography, marketing through to completion was unquestionably professional.  You are more than your average estate agent, you provide personal service and are passionate about what you do and ensure that the process is as stress free as possible.

Elkie was exceptionally helpful throughout the sale of our property and kept us fully updated at all times, she is responsive and proactive in making things happen.

I cannot recommend you highly enough, any one wanting to sell in York shouldn’t settle for second best opt for the 5 Star Estate Agent!

Mr & Mrs Fagg, Copmanthorpe

“True professionals”

We would very highly recommend anyone considering selling their property to use Lancaster Samms. From start to finish Elkie kept us informed.  Ours was a long & difficult move as we were also building a new home.

This is our fourth move and Elkie went above and beyond to help push the sale forward. She would often communicate out of hours and on her days off – you don’t get service like this very often these days!

True professionals,  thank you Lancaster Samms”.

Mr & Mrs Redshaw

“Went the extra mile”

Lancaster Samms have been brilliant throughout our house sale and really made the whole procedure so much less stressful. Our house sale turned out to be slightly complex, and James  dealt with it all without any complaints and we felt fully informed and comfortable contacting him at any point.

Although all the staff at Lancaster Samms have been extremely helpful throughout our process, our designated agent James was fantastic through the whole process and we felt he really went the extra mile in order to give us the best experience of house selling. No query was too much effort for him, and we are extremely grateful. Thank you, will definitely be recommending you!

Dr S Antill

“A first class Estate Agent”

“I can’t thank Lancaster Samms enough, most especially Elkie for helping us in our home move. Every phone call was answered or promptly returned and every question answered truthfully. A move that was dragging on for us was brought swiftly to a perfect end. I would recommend Lancaster Samms as being a first class estate agent.”

Mr & Mrs Boyes


I heard that someone once said there are not many more stressful things in life than selling/buying properties. Whoever said that obviously didn’t use Lancaster Samms!

They were wonderful all the way through and made everything easy and straight forward.

Mr P Butler

“Highly recommend”

Lancaster Samms have been brilliant for our first house purchase. They had immediate availability for the viewing and regular communication throughout the buying process. The box and bottle of Prosecco on key collection was a lovely and thoughtful touch. We highly recommend their services. Thanks again.

Miss Ledden & Mr Palmer

“Dedicated to the process”

Lancaster Samms were impressive, professional, open and honest and completely caring throughout the process.  The whole staff were professional and friendly, giving honest opinions when asked.  Neil Samms was amazing in his professionalism and knowledge of the national and local housing market.  His care and attention to detail never faltered and Jo Hollins went the extra mile.  She was completely dedicated to the process of selling my home and even ensuring I had thought about every aspect of my purchase.  A true professional who clearly wants to see vendors and purchasers happy.

Miss M Horton

“Helpful & professional”

Just want to say a big thank you to the team at Lancaster Samms. One week ago we moved into our lovely new home purchased through Lancaster Samms. James was our contact and could not have been more helpful and professional, he was always available to deal with our queries and this was very helpful as we were locating from Devon to York so everything had to be conducted by telephone.

Lancaster Samms certainly helped make a potentially stressful time a great deal easier.

I have no hesitation in recommending them and wound certainly use them in the future should the need arise.

Mr & Mrs Machin
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