CHARTERS Group has announced the purchase of a Wickham-based letting agency.

Purelet Ltd will be bought by the the Chandler's Ford-based estate agency, which has described this new partnership as 'uniting the two businesses with a similar ethos and shared commitment'.

Robert Mott is chairman of Charters Group.

He said of the merger: “We are delighted to welcome Purelet to our portfolio and further expand our lettings operations in the south east.

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“This addition showcases our dedication to providing an unrivalled service to landlords.

"With our extensive expertise, solid infrastructure, and commitment to staying up-to-date with legislation, we are well-equipped to alleviate the challenges of being a landlord.”

Purelet Ltd is based in Wickham.

Peter Nobbs, of Purelet Ltd, reacted to the news of the acquisition, saying their clients will 'benefit greatly' from the merger.

He said: “This is a fabulous opportunity for both businesses and this move has reignited my passion for an industry I have been involved in for many years. We were aware of Charters' exemplary reputation as a leading Letting agent, so our landlords will benefit greatly from this new collaboration.

“The partnership will provide our clients professionalism, knowledge but more importantly customer care and I am excited to be part of the Charters Group.”

According to its website, Charters has won 40 industry awards, including recent titles from the UK Property Award for Real Estate Agency (5-20 Offices), Best UK Property Website and Real Estate Marketing of the Year.

They are also accredited by the Association of Residential Lettings Agents , meaning they are fully compliant with all legislation.

Charters has said that, over the coming year, the company will be actively seeking opportunities to invest in other portfolios as part of its ongoing lettings expansion strategy.

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