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Welcome to Findahome Online Estate & Letting Agents, an online estate agent, based in Newcastle under Lyme, Staffordshire.
Findahome Online Estate & Letting Agents of Staffordshire know the property market. We have extensive local and regional market knowledge and advanced valuation tools that will determine the price you can expect to achieve, depending on how quickly you wish to sell. When preparing your property appraisal, we consider various different factors which influence the achievable value.
Our low cost service is based upon traditional estate agency values including marketing, valuation advice and personal service. We offer to all clients a dedicated team of sales negotiators who have experience and professionalism, which will help guide you from your first viewing to completion and everything in between, ensuring a smooth process in what can be an extremely stressful time. Start saving thousands now!!
Our NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents) Findahome qualified property valuer will visit you to carry out your property appraisal. Our Sales negotiating team will negotiate the best possible selling price and will guide you through until completion.
Findahome Online Estate & Letting Agents are qualified members of the National Association of Estate Agents and are regulated by the Ombudsman Scheme⁄Office of Fair Trading for Sales and Lettings. In 2011 we joined the NAEA Licensing Scheme and are proud to be fully licensed online estate agents.
With a combined experience of 39 years, your property is safe in our hands.
Tom Williams Managing Director/Valuer (MNAEA)
Tom started his career in estate agency in 1997, working for large corporate estate agents. He worked his way up the ranks and went into management in 2002. During the boom years, he managed a large corporate agent's office in Stoke-on-Trent. After a successful period in the "Potteries", Tom opened a new branch for an independent agent in Cheadle, Staffordshire. Here he gained valuable experience in valuing country homes and land. Tom enjoys media work, he has appeared in six episodes of the BBC property programme 'Homes under the Hammer' and on ITV Central News. He has also been interviewed by BBC Radio Stoke and ABC News in Australia. In his spare time Tom is a Life Vice President of Linley and Kidsgrove Rugby Club, having retired from playing in 2010. He is a life long Port Vale supporter and goes to watch them as often as he can.
Sharron Williams (Director-Operations)
Sharron has extensive experience in estate agency and the sale of new homes over a 20 year period. She started work in the industry after leaving school and went to work for her mother and aunt in the original Findahome estate agency business in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent. She progressed into selling new builds and has worked for two of the largest builders in the country.
Steph is Findahome Online’s Area Manager/Valuer. She has over eight years estate agency experience and is equally competent in Sales and Lettings. Local to the Staffordshire Moorlands, Steph has extensive local market knowledge in Leek, Cheadle, Buxton, Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme. She passed the NFOPP [National Federation of Property Professionals]Technical Award in Residential Sales in December 2012.
Hannah Pointon (Sales Manager)
Hannah is our Sales Manager. She is experienced in sales and letting and has over 5 years estate agency experience. Hannah is university educated and has a degree from Sheffield Hallam in Sport and Exercise Science. Outside of work she is a keen Badminton player. Hannah has recently had a new dog called Snoopy. He is a real handful, but so cute she cannot resist him!
James Pattinson (Sales Negotiator)
James joined the company in August 2012 on the government backed Apprentice scheme. He was very impressive in the interviewing process and Findahome Online have not been disappointed. He is very able and personable, having great enthusiasm for a career in the industry. Living locally in Newcastle-under-Lyme, he has an excellent local knowledge. He has settled in well and is exceeding our expectations. He has passed an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration. The future looks very bright for him. James is a keen Stoke City FC supporter.
Katie Gilmore (Office Administrator)
Katie is an experienced administrator who has an excellent work ethic and is extremely well organised. She comes from a banking background and has worked for one of the largest banks in the UK. Outside of work Katie is a keen reader and dog walker. She has a love of the mountains, skiing and Bear Grylls!
Jennifer Thursfield (Financial Controller)
Jennifer is a Chartered Accountant who controls the finances at Findahome Online. She is involved in the rental arm of Findahome, paying the rents to our Landlords. Jennifer also controls our purse strings! Jen is a die hard Stoke City fan!
Findahome is not a new name, Sharron's mother May Chatfield and aunt Pam Vaughan ran a chain of successful branches of estate agents, across North Staffordshire in the 1980s and 1990s. They successfully traded from 1981–1994. In those days, Findahome was based in Market Street, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent with further branches in Blythe Bridge and Stoke. Mrs May Chatfield (FNAEA). Mrs Pamela Vaughan (FNAEA) pictured below.
Findahome are a National Online Estate Agents, allowing you to buy property via the internet. Findahome Online Internet Estate Agents also have rental property available.
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