Category: Podcast

Episode 35 – Philip Tottenham –  Aubrey & Finn Estate Agents, St.Albans, Herts.

Episode 35 – Philip Tottenham –  Aubrey & Finn Estate Agents, St.Albans, Herts.

“A theatre for someone’s life….” Be in no doubt, photos sell homes. First impressions last. If the images any agency create are less than favourable, it’s always going to be a struggle. Our guest today, Philip Tottenham, had an early career in photography. “Enthusiastic to the point of O.C.D ” is how he frames his…

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Episode 34: Perry Power – Power Bespoke Estate Agency, Reigate, Surrey

Episode 34: Perry Power – Power Bespoke Estate Agency, Reigate, Surrey

Doing what you say you’re going to do. Not always easy. There’s plenty of distractions and inducements to move any estate agency away from that intent. But, it is important. Especially in the world of estate agency. Where vendors have a tendency to rely on what any agent says, as ‘gospel’. Perry Power has six…

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Episode 33: Neil Sloam – Kinleigh, Folk‎ & Hayward, Holland Park, London

Episode 33: Neil Sloam – Kinleigh, Folk‎ & Hayward, Holland Park, London

Neil is a twenty-year-experience estate agent with the Holland Park branch of KFH, London. In this episode, we feature that all too rare commodity with estate agents and vendors – TRUST. The two equal parts of trust, according to Stephen Covey, in his book, The Speed of Trust, are that of Character and Competenece.  Most…

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Episode 31:  Joe Newton – Walton & Allen, Nottingham

Episode 31:  Joe Newton – Walton & Allen, Nottingham

“Off the bench – and he scores!!”  Joe Newton, from Nottingham estate agency, Walton & Allen, was a last minute substitute for Director, Phil Williams. As a Valuer for their 4 branches, Joe is the agent most Nottingham homeowners meet when they ask his agency to appraise their home. Here’s a great opportunity to find out…

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Episode 30: Simon Stone – Unique Property Company, London W1

Episode 30: Simon Stone – Unique Property Company, London W1

In this episode we chat to Simon Stone, director at Unique Property Company.  If you have a property that is rather unusual, that you love for its uniqueness, then it makes sense to use an estate agency that specialises in those sort of properties. The buyers this agency attracts are looking for exactly that type of property…

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Episode 28: Selling via Auction? Think Hard Before You Do.

Episode 28: Selling via Auction? Think Hard Before You Do.

Art, Cars, Antiques, Commercial Buildings and Books are just a few of the items traditionally sold at auctions.  Residential property less so. And for good reason. Selling your home via a property auction can seriously damage your wealth. It’s a minefield and despite some estate agents recommending this method to get you a quick sale at a ‘fair’ price,…

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Episode 27 Why Homeowners Should Avoid Selling through Open-House.

Episode 27 Why Homeowners Should Avoid Selling through Open-House.

The real reason many estate agencies are keen to get vendors offering “Open-House” viewings to buyers. What agencies claim are the advantages and what, more often than not, happens at these events can be miles apart. We explore how successful they are and give you the facts.  Have you had your home on the market and were…

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Episode 26 Adam Walker – Walkers People & Property

Episode 26 Adam Walker – Walkers People & Property

Fascinating conversation with Adam Walker, an agency boss that clearly understands the value of community.  “There are some big characters in the property world  with strong opinions on many subjects. I rather prefer to fly under the radar and work hard in relative silence, letting my results and referrals make the noise” In an age…

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