Winners 2016

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Community Champion of the Year

Home Move Box

Presented by Adrian Camp, Managing Director, Home Box Move.

GOLD: Andrews Property Group

The judges said, “This entrant’s outstanding community project ties in very well with their main business and uses their undoubted expertise for the benefit of the community.”

The Silver Award was presented to Waterfords and The Bronze Award was presented to Petty Son & Prestwich.


Marketing Campaign of the Year

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Presented by Joint Managing Director, Jeremy Tapp, Homeflow.

GOLD: Waterfords

The judges said, “A simple idea, well executed, that resulted in a strong campaign with a clear focus.
Excellent!”

The Silver Award was presented to Howard Cundey.
The Bronze Award was presented to Thomas Morris.


Website of the Year

Goodlord-category

Presented by Ross Nicholls, Head of Growth, Goodlord.

GOLD: EweMove Sales & Lettings

The judges said: “All the shortlisted websites were very good indeed, this one though was also simple and easy to ‘Ewes’ – with great branding.”

The Silver Award was presented to Holroyd Miller
The Bronze Award was presented to Simon Brien Residential.


Rising Star of the Year

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Presented by Rory Daly, Auctioneer, SDL Auctions.

GOLD: Andrew Thompson from Edward Mellor Auction

The judges said: “An enthusiastic young man who has already had a great impact on the auction market, making it accessible to sellers, home-buyers and investors.”

The Silver Award was presented to Michael O’Dwyer of Fraser Reeves
The Bronze Award was presented to Max Illingworth of Allen and Harris.


Residential Auction House of the Year

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Presented by Scott Hendry, Director, Together.

GOLD: Pattinson Auction

The judges said: “The company’s new branding – and their excellent use of it – gave this entry the
edge in a very tight category.”

The Silver Award was presented to SDL Auctions.
The Bronze was presented to Auction House UK.


Supplier of the Year: Technology

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Presented by CEO Sohail Rashid, View My Chain.

GOLD: Essential Information Group (EIG)

The judges said: “This is a fantastic tool that is incredibly useful whether you are new to this sector or you have years of experience.”

The Silver Award was presented to Yomdel.
The Bronze was presented to TouchRight Software.


Supplier of the Year: Services & Products

Presented by one of the industry’s favourite Property Consultants, Bob Scarff.

GOLD: Housing Hand – The Guarantor Service

The judges said: “Among an impressive group of entries, this is very innovative and well executed product.”

The Silver Award was presented to Metropix.
The Bronze Award was presented to Mr Flyer.


Supplier of the Year: Professional Support

Presented by the renowned independent trainer, Frances Burkinshaw.

GOLD: AV Rillo Solicitors

The judges said: “Looking beyond the transaction and chasing the chain, everything they do, they do brilliantly!”

The Silver Award was presented to The Deposit Protection Service.
The Bronze Award was presented to Adiuvo.


Property Management Department of the Year

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Presented by Nigel Stanley, Director, Estates IT.

GOLD: Balgores Lettings

The judges said, “Impressive client retention and growth, excellent client relationships and great marketing.”

The Silver Award was presented to Paramount.
The Bronze Award was presented to The Property Centre.


Property Management Company of the Year

Presented by the Chairman of Jackson Stops and Staff, Nick Leeming.

GOLD: Burlington Estates

The judges said: “An innovative approach, with an entry that describes HOW they deliver service, not just saying that they do.”

The Silver Award was presented to Millstream Management Services.
The Bronze Award was presented to FirstPort.


Innovator of the Year

Let-Alliance

Presented by Andy Halstead, Chief Executive, Let Alliance.

GOLD: Next Chapter Homes

The judges said: “Superb marketing, very refreshing, with different plays on their branding. The attention to detail is fantastic.”

The Silver Award was presented to FirstPort
The Bronze was presented to Andrews.


Employer of the Year

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Presented by Sheila Manchester, Joint Managing Director, Propertydrum Ltd.

GOLD: Encore Estate Management

The judges said: ”Excellent staff retention with flexible working practices, great vision to support and mentor their team members.”

The Silver Award was awarded to Millstream Management.
The Bronze Award was presented to Portico.


Online Agency of the Year

Presented by Simon King, New Business Director at Movewithus.

GOLD: HouseSimple.com

The judges said: “The winning entry included a crystal clear statement on what makes them really special!”

The Silver Award was presented to Mint Homes.
The Bronze Award was presented to StudentCircle Lettings.


New Agency of the Year

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Sponsored by Rentman’s Senior Manager, Scott Emmons.

GOLD: Best Estates

The judges said: “Hugely impressive with very clear branding, effectively used, along with highly original marketing.”

The Silver Award was presented to Morfitt Smith.
The Bronze was presented to Nicholas Humphreys.


Franchise or Network Group of the Year

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Presented by Stephen Watson, Managing Director, Agency Express.

GOLD: Auction House UK

The judges said: “This organisation is doing a great job, taking on good quality members and leading the field!”

The Silver Award was presented to Belvoir.
The Bronze was presented to EweMove Sales & Lettings.


North East Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Next2Buy Property Retailers

The judges said: “Really impressive statistics, with great market share in a competitive market, as well as innovation and charitable local support.

The Silver Award was presented to Nick & Gordon Carver.
The Bronze was presented to Keith Pattinson.


North West Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Ryder & Dutton

The judges said: “A very impressive submission showing first class branding and marketing, plus impressive expansion and financial success!”

The Silver Award was presented to to Mint Homes
The Bronze Award was presented to Edward Mellor.


Yorkshire & The Humber Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Galley Properties

The judges said: “A fresh approach and attitude along with a story of excellent growth.”

The Silver Award was presented to Applegate Properties
The Bronze Award was presented to Haus Properties.


East Midlands Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Pygott & Crone

The judges said: “The judges were impressed by the clear vision of the management and its continuing
growth.”

The Silver Award was presented to Michael Graham.
The Bronze Award was presented to Platinum Estates.


West Midlands Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Robert Oulsnam and Company

The judges said: “A well established profitable business with well trained and highly motivated staff and good marketing.”

The Silver Award was presented to Billingham Taylor.
The Bronze Award was presented to StudentCircle Lettings.


East of England Agency of the Year

The Property Software Group

Presented by the Group Sales Director, James Toogood, Property Software Group.

GOLD: Thomas Morris Estate Agents

The judges said: “An excellent company which has listened to its customers and adopted some great new ideas.”

The Silver Award was presented to Next Chapter Homes.
The Bronze Award was presented to Frosts.


London Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: Adam Hayes

The judges said: “A fresh, slick entry, first class delivery showing some excellent initiatives and strong community activity!”

The Silver Award was presented to Anthony Pepe.
The Bronze was presented to Martyn Gerrard.


South East Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: Waterfords

The judges said: “This agency is particularly good at focusing on the local market and creating the perfect marketing campaign for that locality.”

The Silver Award was presented to Sawyer & Co.
The Bronze Award was presented to Brock Taylor.


South West Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: Goodman & Lilley

The judges said: “One client said, ‘without your dedication, we would have been lost.’ And this agency seems to go beyond expectations to achieve great outcomes!”

The Silver Award was presented to Williams Hedge.
The Bronze Award was presented to House Moves.


Scotland Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: McEwan Fraser Legal

The judges said: “Simply the best business and presentation that this group of judges has seen.”

The Silver Award was presented to Wardhaugh Property Management>
The Bronze Award was presented to Knightbain Estate Agents.


Wales Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: Alexanders Estate Agency

The judges said: “A consistent performance from this business, which has a great brand and a powerful ethos.”

The Silver Award was presented to Kelvin Francis.
The Bronze was presented to Belvoir Lettings Swansea.


Northern Ireland Agency of the Year

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

GOLD: Maison Real Estate

The judges said: “An exciting new entrant to the market with great branding supported by an excellent service.”

The Silver Award was presented to Simon Brien.
The Bronze Award was presented to Ulster Property Sales.


Small Lettings Agency of the Year (1-3 branches)

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Presented by Ayurella Horn-Miller, Senior Success Manager, Goodlord.

GOLD: Adam Hayes

The judges said: “The entire entry was very good and we particularly liked their interesting and comprehensive training programme.”

The Silver Award was presented to Anthony Pepe.
The Bronze Award was presented to Sawyer & Co.


Medium Lettings Agency of the Year (4-11 branches)

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Presented by Managing Director, Julian Foster, Deposit Protection Service.

GOLD: Breckon & Breckon

The judges said: “A brilliant entry! We especially liked “Talk Tuesday” and their focus on communication and service!”

The Silver Award was presented to Thomas Morris.
The Bronze Award was presented to Martyn Gerrard.


Large Lettings Agency of the Year (12+ branches)

Let-Alliance

Presented by Chief Executive Andy Halstead, LetAlliance

GOLD: Portico

The judges said: “A differentiated service to meet the varying needs of landlords; particularly their concierge and maintenance services. They certainly stand out from the crowd.”

The Silver Award was presented to Andrews Property Group.
The Bronze Award was presented to Keith Pattinson.


Small Estate Agency of the Year (1-3 branches)

Mini

Presented by Paul Shelley, Key Account Manager, BMW Business Partnership.

GOLD: Brock Taylor

“This agency continues to lead the way with service and innovation, including the use of Augmented Reality – seriously going much further than their competitors.”

The Silver Award was presented to Adam Hayes.
The Bronze Award was presented to Anthony Pepe.


Medium Estate Agency of the Year (4-11 branches)

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Presented by Simon Whale, Sales Director, Reapit.

GOLD: Waterfords

The judges said: “So many impressive points within one agency, our winner has grown steadily and secured a leading position in its local market.”

The Silver Award was presented to Pygott & Crone.
The Bronze was presented to Thomas Morris.


Large Estate Agency of the Year (12+ branches)

BMW

Presented by Andrea Holland, Corporate Marketing Manager, BMW Business Partnership.

GOLD: Ryder & Dutton

The judges said: “A truly stand out agency, presenting an outstanding entry. Their excellence is in no doubt!”

The Silver Award was presented to Andrews.
The Bronze Award was presented to Marsh & Parsons.


The Negotiator Lifetime Achievement Award

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Presented by Gary Towns, Senior Major Account Manager, ZPG.

Frances Burkinshaw

With a lifetime in the lettings industry, Frances built her own multi-branch agency in Kent and Sussex and promoted – indeed demanded – the highest standards of professionalism across the residential lettings market.

A former President of ARLA, Frances has not only trained her own staff to be the best, she has also trained thousands of letting agents across the country to understand the law, the needs of their landlords and tenants and, above all, to always do the right thing.


 

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Essential Information Group (EIG) receiving their award for ‘Supplier of the Year: Technology’

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