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About Us
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    Welcome To Barker and Smart Estate Agents in Rushden

    Make us the No. 1 choice for selling your home with a difference, leading the way in selling your property throughout East Northamptonshire.

    We are an independent Letting and Estate Agents based in Rushden covering Wellingborough, Kettering, and Corby and across Northampton, making us a one stop shop for all your needs.

    At Barker and Smart Estate Agents, our aim is to achieve the very best price for your property in the quickest possible timescale, whilst ensuring that you, our customer receive an outstanding service from the friendliest agent you will find.

    Market Appraisals are carried out by experienced professionals including, full colour A4/A3 property particulars including free floor plans, dedicated sales progression team from offer through to completion, regular updates and viewing feedback.

    We have an extensive on-line presence through portals such as Rightmove, Prime Location, Zoopla, Findaproperty and our own Barker & Smart website.

    All offers are taken by experienced professionals and substantiated after talking with our financial team at Pro Advice Financial Services.

    About us

    Founded by James Barker in 2011, Barker and Smart are an Independent Estate Agency. We have a fresh approach to selling your home and aim to have a different approach to most agents.

    After the successful creation of the Pro Advice Financial Services Limited, James wanted to bring that success to the world of property. Using his experience within property, marketing and financial services, Barker and Smart will give you the very best service in selling your home.

    Chris Smart ANAEA joined the company in 2014 as a Director. Chris has a career in Estate Agency and Lettings, stretching back 20 years. Also, living locally in Wellingborough, and having worked in Rushden, Kettering, Wellingborough and Northampton. Chris has knowledge of all markets. Both James and Chris enjoy a real passion for property, they continue to drive the business forward together with their successful team.

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Selling Your Property
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    Here at Barker & Smart we understand the importance of using all media possible in assisting with the sale of your property. Although there is no substitute for a proactive team working with both sellers and buyers and matching the right buyer with the right property. In today's climate having as many assisting methods in finding a buyer is essential to getting your property sold. 

    Please see below some of the methods we use.


    Our website is the shop window for your property 24/7, 365 days a year. This allows all customers the ability to view your home. Either contact the office or print details of the property from your computer, all in the convenience of your own home if need be.


    UK's number one property website - according to Hitwise.com, has over six times the site traffic than their nearest competitor, giving you access to millions of home hunters. The numbers really do speak for themselves. 


    Is the UK's most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better informed property decisions. They assist consumers to successfully locate their next home and also research the market by combining hundreds of thousands of property listing with market data, local information and community tools. 


    This is the UK's leading website for quality estate agents and property. The site was launched in 2001 by a consortium of over 200 leading independent estate agents across the UK, who were committed to leverage their collective strength to be at the forefront of online property marketing.

    The site attracts more than five million visitors a month, a high percentage of whom register with them to gain access to a range of additional services. These include emailed property alerts when new properties matching your search criteria become available. 


    One of the UK's newest property portal that allows UK home movers to find a home or business - both sales and rentals through an estate agent. All of this is available free, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Launched in 2012, they now publish details of thousands of property details from thousands of estate agents, attracting millions of unique visitors per month. 

    Social Media


    Twitter: @barkerandsmart

    The rise of social media means an addition to market your property. We encourage all buyers to add us to their Facebook and Twitter accounts to allow them to see all newly listed properties, reductions and updates with up to the minute information.

    And many more...

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    James Barker- Managing Director
    James Barker has built an impressive career excelling through the varied disciplines of financial services, marketing and private business. With his customer focused attention to detail, business acumen and ethical practices, James felt it was time to bring his astute knowledge and experience to the property market. James' business ethos is that 'the team is stronger than the individual'.
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    Katie Nunn- Senior Sales and Lettings Negotiator
    Katie has been in industry for just over twelve months but already has a fantastic understanding,she brings great enthusiasm and a wealth of fresh ideas to the team. Katie is a conscientious and hard working Letting Agent who consistently goes above and beyond for both Landlords and Tenants.
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    Amy Dicker- Company Administrator
    Amy has joined us with a wealth of experience in dealing with the general public. Amy has worked over 10 years in customer care and is very efficient and has a high standard in ensuring the service that is provided is second to none.Amy over sees all the maintenance issues in the lettings department and assists in the Estate Agency as well.
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    Joanne Boyd- Book Keeper/Accounts
    Jo looks after our busy accounts department here at Barker and Smart Ltd. Jo joined us in 2011 and is an enthusiastic, core member of our team.
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    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

    Auction Fees: The purchase of this property may include associated fees not listed here, as it is to be sold via auction. To find out more about the fees associated with this property please call Barker and Smart Estate Agents and Lettings Agents, Rushden on 01933 417 317.