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Who we are
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    Make The Right Move Choose The Right Agent! 
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    Selling a property, buying a property, or both, are the largest financial transactions you are ever likely to make.Trust that responsibility to professional and experienced Estate Agents -Chris Tinsley Estate Agents.

    At Chris Tinsley's we make the most of your property with quality photography, excellent sales brochures and bright airy Town Centre offices. 

    How many times have you gone shopping for a jumper, and come home with a coat?!

    In our experience, many buyers eventually buy a property quite different from their original requirements. Whilst we operate a successful computerised mailing system, there is still no substitute for talking face-to-face with a member of our knowledgeable team. We have an understanding of the obstacles buyers face and we have a knowledge and first hand experience of local schools and colleges, the local villages and the surrounding areas.
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Why Choose Us?
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    Southport's Estate Agent
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    Selling houses for over 14 years, the firm has gone from strength to strength. Trust us to sell your home or to guide you in buying a new one, we have the experience. 
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    The Chris Tinsley Team
    Formed in 2001, Chris Tinsley Estate Agents has gone from strength to strength, providing buyers and sellers with an unrivalled level of service and experience.
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    Chris Tinsley- Owner and Valuer
    Chris has over 30 years' experience in the industry and is well known and well respected for his no nonsense approach and honest valuations. 
    In his spare time, he is an avid gardener, a keen chef and a somewhat alright Golfer. 
    Chris's Dream Home would be on a hill with views of a lake or the sea.
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    Paul Hamilton- Valuer
    Paul has been a part of the team for over 12 years, having been trained to a very high standard by Chris and is now a highly knowledgeable property valuer in his own right. He is enthusiastic about properties and very well liked. 
    In his spare time Paul likes to go walking in the Lake District, paint and keep fit. 
     Paul's Dream Home would be a cottage in Grasmere in the Lake District.
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    Janet Crane- Office Manager
    Janet has been with Chris since day one! As office manager, she plays a vital role in ensuring the day to day running of the office as well as providing an exceptional level of customer service, sale progression and sales negotiating.
    In her spare time Janet enjoys gardening, spending time with her family and trips to the Lake District.
    Janet's Dream Home would be a modern and contemporary place in the sun!
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    Vivien Elliot- Senior Sales Negotiator 
    Vivien took a job with Chris when he first opened as a secretary, her role has completely evolved over the years and she is now one of our most sought after and experienced negotiators. She is known for her tactful handling of tough situations and has the patience of a saint.
    In her spare time Vivien enjoys baking, browsing antique shops walking in the lakes and visiting National Trust homes and gardens. 
    Vivien's Dream Home would be a house packed full of character with views of the sea.
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    Michelle Aspinwall- Senior Sales Negotiator
    Michelle is another one of our serial movers having moved 8 times! She has a keen eye for getting the root of any issues swiftly and is adept at getting sales back on the right path. She has a keen eye for décor and is not afraid to issue frank and truthful advice! 
    In her spare time, Michelle enjoys spending time with family and friends, walking her dogs and dreaming of her ideal home! 
    Michelle's Dream Home would be a Bella Epoque Villa in the South of France with a private pool!
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    Carole Healey- Senior Sales Negotiator
    Carole has over 20 years' experience within the Estate Agency industry and she brings with her a wealth of knowledge and information about the whole buying and selling process, she is approachable and can quickly make clients feel at ease.
     In her spare time Carole enjoys sharing her hubby's passion for photography, spending time with family and grandchildren and being wined and dined.
    Carole's Dream Home would be overlooking a beach in either Carmel or Malibu.
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    Gemma Brown- Sales Negotiator 
    Having worked as part of a conveyancing team and now in an Estate Agents, Gemma is extremely well versed in the buying/ selling process and can offer concise and informative advice. She has worked with us for over 2 years now and brings more than a dash of Newcastle charm to the office! In her spare time Gemma enjoys time with her family, holidaying in her caravan/ abroad and socialising.
    Gemma's Dream Home would be a villa somewhere in the sunshine.
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    Claire Bromley- Sales Negotiator
    Chris and Claire used to work together many years ago and we are thrilled to have her as part of the team. She is extremely proficient in all things property and she brings a cheerful and keen attitude to the office.
    In her spare time Claire enjoys spending time with her family, her Scottish Fold cat and dining with friends, especially if it's a good curry! 
    Claire's Dream Home would be one she had designed herself, something modern with a traditional twist!
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    SHARON ROBERTS- Personal Assistant
    Sharon developed her passion for houses when she bought her first home, she has since moved 7 times!! She is well versed in sales and is now Chris' P.A and she keeps the administration side running smoothly.
    In her spare time Sharon enjoys going shopping, a spot of DIY and gardening. 
    Sharon's Dream Home would be a shabby chic farmhouse in the countryside!
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    Catherine Abram-Sales Negotiator
    Catherine is our most recent home mover and can empathise with the stresses and strains of the moving process! Coming from a background in customer services she is approachable and eager to help. 
    In her spare time Catherine enjoys spending time with my family and friend, singing as hobby and going on country walks with the dog. 
    Catherine's Dream Home would be a converted barn in the countryside with shabby chic decor.
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    Jennifer Smith
    The newest member of our team and her background in sales arms her with the experience and confidence to tackle any issues that arise and helps her to provide a high level of customer support and service. 
    In her spare time Jennifer enjoys dining out, spending time with her young family and going skiing. Jennifer's Dream Home would be in the Countryside and would have a big kitchen ideal for entertaining.
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    Heather Tinsley- Head of Marketing and Advertising
    Heather has been part of the team since 2012- having started out as a sales negotiator she now co-ordinates and manages the marketing for the properties and the business. She keeps us all up to date with the latest tech and trends. 
    In her spare time Heather enjoys drinking brews, reading thriller novels, playing video games and hanging out with Parsnip, her cat. 
    Heather's Dream Home would be a log cabin in a Canadian forest with a private lake and a roof terrace.
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    Geoff Bushell- Viewing Escort
    Geoff has been with us for over 10 years, he is always happy to accommodate and tries to match applicants with their dream homes. He must have shown half of Southport's properties by now! 
    In his spare time Geoff enjoys good food and good wine and going on days out. 
    Geoff does not have a dream house as he is open minded and believes a house is what you make it.
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    Mike Foster- Viewing Escort
    Our very own Karate Kid has been with us for 3 years. He is very approachable, friendly and he prides himself on providing an honest service. 
    In his spare time Mike enjoys martial arts, collecting Japanese antiques and is a member of the NTHK Japan. 
    Mike's Dream Home- anywhere hot with a view of the sea, a sandy beach and a double garage.
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      Testimonials

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      I would not hesitate in recommending
      "Thank you so much for all your help with selling my property. I really do appreciate the lengths you all went to from your honest comments to keeping me informed at all stages of the selling process. I would not hesitate in recommending Chris Tinsley Estate Agents for anyone looking to sell a property. I hope you enjoy the chocolates- just a small token from me for all your hard work! Mrs L
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      you gave my mother and I excellent tips
      "Thank you very much for helping to sell my mother's property. My thoughts all alone were that selling a top floor flat in a town saturated with flats of all shapes and sizes would prove extremely difficult. I am happy to say you gave my mother and I excellent tips on how best to make the property salable and sure enough within a few weeks we'd received a decent offer and throughout Chris Tinsleys were very prompt, responsive and gave me confidence that all obstacles would be dealt with ease. Mr and Dr I
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      a credit to your Company
      "Many thanks for your kind efforts in selling our property. They have been much appreciated and you are all a credit to your Company"Mr and Mrs S
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      help, support, patience and positivity
      "Many thanks for all your help, support, patience and positivity during the painful process of buying and selling my house"Ms L
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      would always recommend your Estate Agency
      "We would like to say a very big thank you to all your staff for all the incredibly good work they gave to us whilst we were selling out bungalow, they all went the extra mile to ensure we were well informed on all developments and feedback, we couldn't have had better service and would always recommend your Estate Agency" Mr and Mrs S
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      I can not thank you enough
      "To all you wonderful people, I can not thank you enough what would i have done without you? Thank you so much for everything you did" Mr and Mrs S
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      thank you to everyone
      "We would both like to say thank you to everyone at Chris Tinsley's for all their help once again!"Mr and Mrs W
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      Many thanks
      "Many thanks for dealing with the sale of our property so well, I dont know how you keep so calm!"Mr and Mrs L
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      Your company is easily the very best
      "I feel compelled to write to you to express my appreciation for the excellent service from yourself and your team concerning the sale of my flat. Over the past 9 months I have been to most of the Estate Agents in Southport as both potential buyer and seller.   Your company is easily the  very best especially for efficiency and customer/client service. As a women on her own trying to negotiate all the twists and turns of buying and selling property; Although Janet and Carole deserve special mention I suspect everyone would have treated me with the same respect and courteousness. You, and they, are to be congratulated."Ms R
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       courteous and very professional
      This is just a note to offer my sincere thanks to you and your team for all of your help one the sale of the property. I would have no hesitation in recommending your company to anyone in the future. The staff, throughout the process, were highly responsive to my requests, extremely courteous and very professional in the manner with which they dealt with matters before them and were a credit to you, once again - Thank you"Mr T
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      efficient and  courteous
      "I wanted to drop you a quick line to express my thanks to you and your team for the excellent service I received from your firm during the marketing of my late mother's house, during the last few months I think I must have dealt with just about each of your colleagues and without exception they were efficient, courteous and a pleasure to deal with. I wont hesitate to recommend your firm in the future"Mr G
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      your standards are excellent
      "To all the staff at Chris Tinsleys, Thank you very much for being so professional and polite every time I spoke to you, you never made me feel like a nuisance. Everyone has been so lovely, your standards are excellent. It has made the journey bearable!"Mrs B
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      Helpful,professional and efficient
      "To all at chris Tinsleys', thank you very much for selling our bungalow and for being so helpful. Your professionalism and efficiency made everything so much easier for us. Our thanks and very best wishes to you all" Mr and Mrs B
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      Efficient, patient and supportive
      "To all the staff and Chris Tinsley thanks so much for all your efficiency, patience and support in selling our property, warmest wishes" Mr and Mrs R
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      What a great team
      "Thank you once again for selling our house! This is definitley the last time until I am wheeled into a nursing home!! Thanks for your support, professionalism and patience! What a great team!" Mr and Mrs B
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      You'll be our first point of contact
      "To the very awesome team @ Chris Tinsley, just a little not to say thank you so much for all your help in both buying and selling. Hopefully this is our forever home but should we or any of our friends ever need any housing services you'll be our first point of contact"Mr and Mrs L
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      Considerate and helpful
      "I feel compelled to write to you to express my appreciation for the excellent service from yourself and your team concerning the sale of my flat. Over the past 9 months I have been to most of the Estate Agents in Southport as both potential buyer and seller. Your company is easily the very best especially for efficiency and customer/client service. As a women on her own trying to negotiate all the twists and turns of buying and selling property; I have been quite overwhelmed by the considerate and helpful manner of you staff. Although Janet and Carole deserve special mention I suspect everyone would have treated me with the same respect and courteousness. You, and they, are to be congratulated."Ms R
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      Extremely courteous and very professional
      "This is just a note to offer my sincere thanks to you and your team for all of your help one the sale of the property. I would have no hesitation in recommending your company to anyone in the future. The staff, throughout the process, were highly responsive to my requests, extremely courteous and very professional in the manner with which they dealt with matters before them and were a credit to you, once again - Thank you"Mr T
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      Efficient, patient and supportive
      To all the staff at Chris Tinsley Estate Agents, Thank you so much for all your efficiency, patience and support in selling our property. - Mr and Mrs R 

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      what an excellent service we received
      "We have recently purcahsed the above property through your estate agency and wanted to say what an excellent service we received. Over Several weeks we were in contact with the girls in the office, who were always friendly, helpful and very professional. If it had not been for one staff member the deal could have fallen through, she listend with patience and sympathy to our frustration and then proceeded to use her considerable negotiation skills to complete the sale. Many thanks and well done to all" Mr and Mrs D
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      No problem has been too much for you
      No problem has been too much for you, and you have guided and supported us at every step"Miss S and Mr O
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      what would I have done without you.
      I cannot thank you enough what would I have done without you. Thank you so much for everything you have done"Mr and Mrs S
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      Professionalism is the word we would use
      "Many thanks for advising, your patience and taking us through a very successful operation. Professionalism is the word we would use all the way through. We feel you did not consider us a nuisance factor. The stress was made bearable by the staff at Chris Tinsleys"Mr and Mrs Q
    • Buyer Testimonial

      thanks for helping me achieve my dreams
      "To all the staff at Chris Tinsley's, many thanks for helping me achieve my dreams" Mrs R
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      you certainly went beyond the call of duty
      "Thank you so much for all the help you have given us in the purchase of our house, you certainly went beyond the call of duty and we appreciate that very much" Mr and Mrs M
    • Buyer Testimonial

      you really did go above and beyond
      "Thank you for all our hard work, you really did go above and beyond what was expected of you and we really appreciate it, you've been amazing!"Mr and Mrs K
    • Buyer Testimonial

      a big Thank You
      "Just to say a big Thank You for all your help in our recent purchase, it was much appreciated"Mr and Mrs P
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      Everything an Estate Agent should be
      "Thank you to each and every one of you for working so hard for us. A real team effort and it genuinely was a pleasure dealing with you all. Nothing was ever too much trouble, and inevitable issues were dealt with swiftly and professionally. Thanks to Carole for dealing with the offers on the property. Huge thank you to Janet for putting your years of experience in negotiation to excellent used and nailing everyone down on a completion date! I would never use any other estate agents. I trusted you implicitly from the start and you didn't let me down, in fact you exceed all expectations and went above and beyond. Chris Tinsley Estate Agents is everything an estate agent should be." Mr and Mrs D
    • Buyer Testimonial

      your standards are excellent
      "To all the staff at Chris Tinsleys, Thank you very much for being so professional and polite everytime I spoke to you, you never made me feel like a nuisance. Everyone has been so lovely, your standards are excellent. It has made the journey bareable!"Mrs B
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Thank you for all your help
      To Viv and the team, Just to say thank you for all your help with the purchase of my new home! There were times I thought it would not happen but you got me here in the end! Thank you again- Miss W
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      Help and Support
      Many thanks to you all for all the help and support which you have given to me in the purchasing of my new home. It has been a very stressful time but I know the house is exactly what i wanted and will soon be my dream home. Thank you also for the card, sweets and your kindness over the back few weeks- Mrs E
    • Buyer Testimonial

      Would not be completing if not for you all
      Viv and Team, thank you so much for all your help on the purchase of the property we would not be completing today if it was not for you all. -Mr and Mrs F 
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