Relocation agent specialist joins Peter Large Estate Agents

Hayley Bardsley, Keeley Westwell & Jackies Roberts from Peter Large Estate Agents in Rhyl are celebrating after becoming an accredited Relocation Agent Specialist.

The accreditation was awarded by Relocation Agent Network and is achieved by completing a comprehensive online training programme, The Importance of Service.

A national network of independent estate agents (of which Peter Large Estate Agents is a member), Relocation Agent Network introduced the training programme to ensure each of their members provides the very highest customer service to those relocating around the UK.

To be successfully accredited, participants must complete three phases of learning, which begins with four training sessions on the importance of customer service. This is followed by three online seminars covering the Relocation Agent Network Referral Process and how best to help customers who are relocating around the UK. Finally, participants must convert their theoretical learning into a practical skill set by delivering assistance to three relocating customers.

By working with fellow members across England, Scotland and Wales, Relocation Agent Network members provide an exclusive relocation referral service to customers. For those relocating to Rhyl, Peter Large guides their customers through the daunting task of moving to an unfamiliar location. This includes local area information on schools and amenities, popular neighbourhoods and (of course) finding the right property for them. The introduction of a Relocation Agent Specialist to the Peter Large team, ensures that this process is made even smoother.
Peter Large said, “We take staff development very seriously and Hayley’s, Keeley’s & Jackie’s Relocation Agent Network accreditation is a great example of what can be achieved when staff are supported properly to improve their skill set. Of course, having a Relocation Agent Specialist in the team is also great for our relocating customers.”

Relocation Agent Network’s Managing Director, Richard Tucker said, “Selected by us as the best independent estate agent to represent the Network in Rhyl, Prestatyn & Abergele, Peter Large Estate Agents have proved themselves as the area’s Local Expert. So with the addition of an in-house Relocation Agent Specialist, they have gone one step further to provide relocating buyers and sellers with the very best customer service.”

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Brexit, and so we are set to leave!

After much debate and speculation, history was made when the UK people voted to leave the European Union. The Margin of victory for the ‘Leave’ campaign was narrow, at 51.9% to 48.1%, the turnout of 72% was high by the standards of recent General Elections. The UK will therefore leave the EU at some point in the next few years, becoming the first member to leave the Union. This came as a surprise to many people. No one really knows what the full impact of this decision will be. Apart from the predictable impact this has had on the strength of the pound and the Stock Market. We may not see any significant changes for a few years whilst the details are worked out.

What will happen to the property market? Interest rates will play a key role. Mark Carney the governor of the Bank of England has stated the UK’s financial system is much more robust than was the case at the time of the financial crisis. Banks are better capitalised and have been stressed tested using scenarios more severe than that implied by Brexit. The next scheduled Monitory Policy Committee is due to meet on the 14th of July and it is likely that the current bank rate will remain on hold at 0.5% and is expected to remain at this well into 2017. The Bank of England have said that they will do whatever it takes to keep the economy on an even keel and that they have the funds to do so.

It may well be that interest rates may fall further to an all time low allowing more first time buyers to enter the market. The fundamentals of the UK property market are that there is a shortage of supply; we live on an island with a limited amount of accommodation and an increasing population. Over a period of time, it is most likely that values and rents will continue to rise. We are members of the Relocation agency network with over 600 offices in the UK. Are immediate network neighbours in Cheshire, Wirral and Shropshire, whilst having seen a slow down prior to Brexit, all report more enquiries and improved sales after Brexit. The message from us is to keep calm and carry on and we intend to do so.

Our Offices are now open!

After 3 months of lock down we are now pleased to announce that our offices are fully open, and all departments are operational.

We are of course mindful of the safety and well-being of our customers and staff. We have implemented strict social distancing and rigorous cleaning regimes throughout all of our offices.

Our Valuers, Negotiators, Photographers and Energy Surveyors are fully conversant with the government instructions in respect of home visits and viewings and do comply with the Covid- 19 requirements.

We intend to provide business as usual with refinements to improve our service and systems. Shortly all our properties will offer Virtual Tours so as viewers can enjoy a full tour of the property from the comfort and safety of their own home.

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm
Saturday mornings 9am to 12.30pm at:

Prestatyn Office 01745 888100 or email prestatyn@peterlarge.com
Rhyl Office 01745 334411 or email rhyl@peterlarge.com
Lettings Rhyl Office 01745 336699 or email lettings@peterlarge.com

Our opening hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5.00pm
Saturday mornings 9am to 12.30pm at:

Abergele Office 01745 825511 or email abergele@peterlarge.com
Llandudno Office 01492 873854 or email llandudno@peterlarge.com
Lettings Llandudno Office 01492 210027 or email lettingsllandudno@peterlarge.com

If you would prefer to arrange a face to face virtual meeting we are available via Zoom, Teams, Whats App or FaceTime

STAY ALERT TO STAY SAFE

Latest Information: COVID-19

In these challenging and quickly changing times, please be assured that it is very much ‘BUSINESS  but not quite as usual’ at Peter Large Estate & Letting Agents.

We are continuing to market properties ‘For Sale’ and  ‘To Let’, arrange viewings and take offers and rental applications! We will of course continue to closely follow Government announcements and will act on any instructions they provide.

Whilst this is a worrying and uncertain time, we take the safety and wellbeing of all clients and our own staff very seriously, so we are now asking a few simple questions before organising viewings and market appraisals to check they don’t present any higher risk level than normal.

Whilst viewing levels will inevitably decline, there are already signs that our online visits and enquiries are increasing, as many more people have more time on their hands than usual and are spending it planning for the future.