How to stand out as a buyer
Buying a property in London or any other booming city requires a steady hand a brimming wallet. It may be an exciting time, but it can also be a nail-biting one as you queue up with other buyers to view properties.
The time taken from a home being advertised for sale to going under offer has fallen to its lowest level since 2007. In the last three months of 2013, it took, on average, less than eight and a half weeks to agree a price, almost two weeks less than in the same period of 2012.
As a buyer in a competitive market, it is important to be the most attractive candidate. Click Here to discover the experts important tips.
Matthew Carter Sales & Lettings Director
Having graduated with honours from Liverpool University, Matthew worked in a number of industries that honed his service skills. This stood him in very good stead for a career in Estate Agency, which he started in 2000. He has been based in the same office on Clapham High Street and has since worked his way up to Director level. Matthew takes a very hands on approach to the business and feels that providing fantastic service and building a trusting relationship with the client is the recipe for a successful transaction. Living between Clapham and Brixton, he knows his patch inside out. …Read more
Lauren Burnett Lettings Manager
Lauren joined aspire in the summer of 2009 after starting her career in property with another local agent. Her positive attitude and desire to succeed has seen her go from strength to strength within the company, resulting in her recent promotion to Lettings Manager. Lauren's vision and imagination has brought a good deal of dynamism to both aspire and her other love, writing. Her passion for writing and, in particular poetry, has seen her work published in a number of collections and cards. …Read more
Christine Andrews Sales Negotiator
Christine has lived in SW London all her life and has many interests outside work including the theatre and travelling. She has been in the industry for more than 15 years and has been with aspire for the last three. Her experience and good people skills have made her a valuable member of the team and helped to make the Clapham North office one of the most successful in the Company. …Read more
Damien Hanson Sales & Lettings Negotiator
Born and raised in Clapham, Damien joined the aspire team in 2009 and has had an exciting 15 year career in estate agency covering both Sales and Lettings across south London. Damien is known for his bubbly personality, which is infectious amongst colleagues and applicants alike. An avid movie buff and Arsenal FC fan, his weekends are filled with chanting football songs and consuming popcorn. …Read more
Jyothi Pamera Head of Property Management
Jyothi is an extremely valued member of aspire. As Head of Property Management and ARLA qualified, Jyothi brings eight years of expertise in the fields of Property and Block Management. Professional at all times and with bags of knowledge, Landlords and Tenants can be assured that they will receive excellent service and advice from Jyothi whilst ensuring her team provides a pro- active service to all parties. She enjoys spending her time socializing with her partner and friends, has a keen interest in cooking, swimming and yoga. …Read more
Karolina Kmita Junior Property Manager
Karolina joined aspire in 2011 as a property management assistant and has become an integral part of our team. She spends much of her time helping clients and tenants alike, in particular sorting out all day-to-day general queries. Her biggest passion is volleyball and travelling, and now she is preparing herself for approaching motherhood in July.