In-house Complaints Procedure
We are committed to providing a professional service to all our clients and customers. If things go wrong, we need you to tell us about them. This will help us to improve our service going forward and resolve issues as soon as possible
If you have a complaint, please put this in writing (letter or email) to us. We will then acknowledge and respond in line with the timescales and stages set out below.
Stage 1 - Your Complaint
Please put your complaint in writing either by letter or email and address it to Pauline Smith – Managing Director Please include as much detail as possible, including dates, names of any members of staff you dealt with, and where you are able to enclosing/attaching any supporting evidence.
Property Rentals & Sales – 3 Calverley Walk, EASTBOURNE, BN21 4UQ
Stage 2 - Our Acknowledgement
Your complaint will be acknowledged and we will start our in house complaints process.
Within 3 working days of receiving your complaint.
Stage 3 - Our Investigation
Your complaint will be investigated and Pauline Smith will provide a formal written response addressing your specific complaints and proposing resolutions where appropriate.
Within 15 working days of receiving your complaint
Stage 4 - Final Viewpoint
If you remain dissatisfied, you should contact us again and we will conduct a separate review to take place by Robert Trott (Director) or Jacquie Trott (Director) This will outline our final viewpoint on the matter.
Within 15 working days of receiving your request for a further review
Stage 5 - The Property Ombudsman
If our final viewpoint letter does not resolve matters (or more than 8 weeks has elapsed since the complaint was first made) you can request an independent review from The Property Ombudsman without charge.
You must refer your complaint to the Ombudsman within 12 months of receiving our final viewpoint letter.
Property Rentals is a member of a redress scheme provided by The Property Ombudsman.
Property Rentals is part of the National Federation of Property Professionals Client Money Protection Scheme.