“When YouGov conducted a survey in 2016, we were disheartened but not surprised to read that only 15% of people trusted their estate agents. With politicians closely following up at 13%, it reminded us that this was exactly the reason why we established our own company. Between us, we have spent decades in the property business, buying, selling and letting homes, but had both become disillusioned with the way the industry operated and how little was being done to bridge this gap and build confidence with clients.
We established Property Assistant in 2014 with our sole aim being to provide a different kind of service when it comes to buying, selling and letting your home. As well as allowing us the freedom to deliver the kind of individual solutions we think everyone deserves, we wanted to challenge the perception of who estate agents are.
Dan and Julie Lawry, established Property Assistant in 2014
We believe that an estate agent is more than just a middle-man and our company ethos is built around providing professional advice with a comprehensive and competent service that delivers what you need and not what we want to sell you.
An independent business working within a multi-national network of similarly self-motivated and professional estate agents with Keller Williams, we like to think we do things differently and here’s why:
Impartial advice. The founding principle of Property Assistant was to deliver what clients wanted as well as what they needed. We knew that to build trust, we had to be trustworthy and we could only do that by being wholly impartial. Being independent and offering advice based on your needs (even if it doesn’t suit ours) is the cornerstone of our business.
Experienced professionals. Having worked in the local property markets for the last twenty years there are very few scenarios and situations that we haven’t dealt with, and dealt with well. We are both practical and focused people and see solutions when other people see problems.
One of the reasons estate agents aren’t trusted is they claim to know more than they do. If we can’t answer a question, we won’t try to pull the wool over anyone’s eyes but we will find you an answer.
Strong work ethic. We work hard to deliver the results our clients want to achieve and go above and beyond to make sure it happens fast and efficiently.
Reasonable and competitive rates. The work we put in to every service we provide is reflected in the prices we charge and we know that we provide exceptional value for money.
Real people offering real solutions. We take the time to get to know every client so we understand exactly what they want and what is right for them…and what isn’t. We know that time is precious so we don’t waste anyone’s time offering unsuitable services.
Above all, we want to provide a personal and professional service that will make people think twice the next time YouGov asks them whether they trust their Estate Agent. We certainly hope that our attention to detail and high quality service puts us firmly in the 15% of people that do.”
Daniel and Julie Lawry, July 2017
Husband and wife, Dan and Julie Lawry are professional estate agents and established Property Assistant together in 2014. Based in the Thames Valley, their agency offers a wide range of property related services including Sales, Lettings, Property Sourcing, Relocation and Downsizing. Both having lived and worked in the area all of their lives, Dan and Julie wanted to reclaim a good reputation for estate agents as providers of professional property solutions.
Utilising over 40 years of property sales, lettings and project management experience, the business has grown to offer a wide range of property related services tailored to assist everyone, whatever their budget.
Providing clients with honest impartial advice on all aspects of property transactions the company is also part of the Keller Williams network, the fastest growing estate agency with more than 120,000 agents across 30 countries worldwide.
Offering comprehensive advice and bespoke property related services with a professional but personal touch, Property Assistant are estate agents that see things differently and hope you will too.
Dan Lawry Phone:07930 301 015 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We are delighted to be a part of the global family of Keller Williams; an international organisation of independent agents just like us who, together, provide a network of professionals designed to deliver exceptional back up.
When we first established Property Assistant we knew we wanted to work with a company that could help us to access the services of a larger network without losing our independence. In Keller Williams we have found a partner that gives us:
flexibility to offer our clients a comprehensive range of services.
access to a global network of partners providing an expert pool of knowledge.
strategic support in delivering a cutting edge service.
Founded in 1983, Keller Williams is a network of over 156,000 property agents in over 700 locations worldwide. Together we are proud to bring integrity, honesty and creativity to the property services industry.
Whether you are a first time buyer or not, the team are here to ensure property acquisition is not only cost effective but is a much simpler task for all parties concerned.
If you are looking for an investment property, whether that is a straight forward Buy-to-let or adding to a portfolio, the team are experienced at finding profitable property deals, including HMO’s (Houses of Multiple Occupancy). They can manage the transaction for you and if required organise the resale or letting of the investment.
Whether you are a corporate client, a private individual or a family relocating to the Thames Valley, they offer a bespoke home finding service which is designed to enable the relocating employee to maintain work focus and productive, whilst reducing levels of anxiety and stress associated with such a move.
Established to help the retired generation and their families, the team are on hand to offer practical and professional support to enable retired people to move to the right place at the right time. They are here to take away the stress of finding new accommodation as well as project managing the whole moving process.
When a loved one dies there can be a great deal of time consuming work to be done, especially where there is a property involved. Offering professional assistance to executors and trustees the team is here to ensure an estate is settled promptly and efficiently. Their aim is to save clients time whilst raising as much revenue for the estate as possible.
If you are thinking of selling your property then Property Assistant should be your first port of call. They listen to your requirements and with many years of Estate Agency experience are able to advise you on how best they can secure you a sale. Please contact them if you would like any advice on selling or for a free valuation of your property.
Property Assistant offer a range of lettings and property management services, for a portfolio of private and professional landlords who require a quality driven service from an agent that treats each property as if it were one of their own.
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