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Chris George The Estate Agent
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    The business of buying and selling your home is changing fast - but one Kettering estate agent is making sure they are at the forefront of the home sales revolution.

    By combining the best of traditional customer service with the latest techniques in online sales and marketing Chris George The Estate Agent has become the town's market leader in less than 18 months.

    A recent survey by the leading for sale sign analysts, names Chris George as number one on the street. In March more than a quarter of all Sold boards displayed in the town were by Chris George the Estate Agent, putting the company at number one in this long standing measure of success.*

    The survey also concluded that Chris George the Estate Agent has sold more flats, terraced, semi-detached and detached homes than any other estate agent.

    But that's not the whole story, for Chris George the Estate Agent also leads the way when it comes to online marketing, capturing the number one rating in new listings, available stock, click through rate and speed of sales.†

    This means the company not only has a bigger choice of homes in its portfolio but it also takes less time to sell them. 

    SO WHAT'S THE SECRET?
    At Chris George the Estate Agent the secret is that the needs of the customer come first, with unparalleled levels of customer service from their experienced and enthusiastic staff.

    The company has been built on the tried and tested values of traditional service allied to the speed and efficiency of the latest online marketing techniques.

    And they also give the customer the best after sales experience in the business.

    A truly first class agent, as well as finding buyers for their clients' homes, has a vital role to play once a sale has been agreed. For Chris George it's not just about striking a deal but seeing it through to a conclusion - something that can be a tense and complex business that needs to be handled with tact, diplomacy and patience.

    Two new members of staff have recently joined the company to strengthen the after sales experience - making sure things run smoothly from offer to completion.

    Chris George the Estate Agent has led the way by setting new standards and always insisting on the best, whether it's professional photography for every home it takes on, introducing a high tech system that informs every staff
    member exactly what is happening with every sale or reinvesting in the business to stay on top.


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Meet the Team
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    Chris George The Estate Agent in Kettering believes in setting new standards for the property business. Nothing short of the highest quality customer service and client care will do, and we believe our carefully selected team is the best in the business.
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    Chris George - Director
    " Chris has extensive experience of all aspects of the property business, having worked in the industry since 1998. He has been a negotiator, sales manager and partner in established agencies, and brings an intimate knowledge of the local market as well as a wide ranging understanding client requirements. "From the word "Go" I want to establish an ethos of excellent customer service that combines the best of modern thinking, marketing methods and technology with the finest customer care. Accurate valuations, positive marketing and personal attention for our clients and customers will be our watchwords," says Chris. "
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    Tom Philpin - Property Consultant
    " Tom spent the first part of his career working as a surveyor in London, including involvement in massive civil engineering projects like Heathrow's Terminal Five. On returning to this area he decided to work on the agency side of property and gained experience in all aspects of the business working with a number of established local companies. Tom, who plays golf off a handicap of eight and is a keen cyclist, rates attention to detail as one of his major strengths. "I want to make sure everything is perfect for every client and every sale I deal with," he says. "
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    Clive Collyer - Property Consultant
    " Clive has a wide ranging knowledge of the local housing market with a wealth of experience stretching over 10 years in the industry. Clive, who lives in Higham Ferrers, prides himself on delivering a high level of service to all his clients to ensure everyone is successful in their quest for their dream home and his work ethic is certainly one to be desired. And he doesn't slow down outside working hours, keeping fit playing for Thrapston Town Football Club and indulging his passion for travel and exploring other cultures. "
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    Brittany Davaney - Administrator
    Brittany started with the company as a school leaver and over a few years has gained knowledge and experience of the property industry and is now the key member of the administration team.
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    Charlotte George - Customer Service Manager
    " Charlotte George had a background in sales management, estate agency and the catering business before joining her husband Chris as the company moves towards the crucial next phase of its development. Her job will be to ensure that Chris George the Estate Agent maintains the highest possible standards of customer service - standards that have already made the company market leader in Kettering. "I care passionately about our customers and aim to ensure that the levels of customer service upon which the business has been built will be strengthened and improved as we move forward, " says Charlotte. "I believe I bring both enthusiasm and professionalism ...and the reputation of the company matters to me because it is our family name above the door." "
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    Rachel Oban - Property Consultant
    Residential property sales specialist Rachel learned her trade working for some of the biggest names in the estate agency business but she believes the more focused approach of Chris George the Estate Agent can provide a better service to clients. "I love the personal interaction with people that can get rather lost in a corporate setting," she says. "I like the fact that I can see a sale through from first viewing to completion - that's what makes this such a rewarding company to be with." As someone who has lived in the Kettering area all her life Rachel knows the local property market inside out. She went to school at Montsaye and then Montagu, and lives in the town, where she can often be seen pounding the streets in training for the half marathon runs that are her hobby.
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    Sofi Mills - Letting Consultant
    " Since beginning her home sales experience in Mallorca at the age of 18 Sofi has worked tirelessly to gain an all-round experience in the profession. After moving back to the UK she worked in sales for a major national chain of estate agents followed by a spell working for an independent estate agent and lettings company in Rothwell and holding a management position at a Kettering company. Sofi is eager to get back to work after taking a short career break to have her first child Joey. She's a real team player in every sense of the word and has played as a Goal Defence, Centre for Northants County and Regional netball sides. Her focus in the lettings management role at Chris George the Estate Agent will be on customer service. "I like the pressure of solving people's problems and getting them the right result," she says."
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    Jack Taverner - Property Consultant
    Jack has now been working for Chris George for just over a year gaining knowledge and experience within the housing market, whilst enjoying every minute. Jack enjoys keeping fit and socialising with friends on a daily basis. His energetic hair and personality makes him a pleasure to work with and a great asset to the Chris George team.
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    Vicki Becks - Lettings Consultant
    Vicki has been with the team at Chris George for just over a year now and brings with her over 12 years of lettings experience, extensive knowledge of Kettering and surrounding areas and a strong reputation within the industry.
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    Natalie Thomas - Lettings Consultant
    Natalie has worked in the lettings industry for five years and is excelling in her career. Gaining vast knowledge during her work experience so far enables her to support the Lettings Manager and in fact the whole team in getting tasks done, quickly and efficiently. As a mum of three children, Natalie is a highly organised individual, hard working and a great people person! To unwind Natalie likes to spend time with her family and children, dining out and socialising with friends.
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    David Ashdown - Property Consultant
    David started his career with the largest Letting agent in Birmingham, after several years of living and working in Birmingham, he decided to move back to where he grew up and started working with a local corporate agent before starting with Chris George the Estate Agent in 2018. David is also studying for his Surveyors degree, with his experience and knowledge of the industry, he is able to assist our buyers and vendors with the best advice, securing sales and maintaining high levels of customer service. 'I really enjoy meeting new people, and helping them find their dream homes.'
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    Nikki Craddock - Administrator
    Nikki has recently joined the team as an administrator. Having previously worked as an administrator / customer service advisor within the property industry and other industries for ten years, Nikki has gained some key skills, knowledge and experience when it comes to the paperwork and people! As a property owner, Nikki likes to spend her spare time improving and modernising her home and gardens and also loves to spend time with her partner, friends and family.
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    Amanda Burling - After Sales Coordinator
    With nearly 30yrs experience in the property industry both in the UK and abroad, Amanda is that self confessed person that thrives on sorting out issues within the sales process to ensure we get the sales through, it gives her great pleasure in making our vendors and buyers dreams come true so they can move into their new home. In her spare time she enjoys socializing with a large G&T.
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    Zach Farden - Property Consultant
    Zach brings with him a wealth of knowledge both of the industry and the area. Having worked in both the lettings and sales side of the industry for a number of years. Zach believes it is essential to provide the best possible customer experience and he is always prepared to go the extra mile to make sure this happens.
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    Ricky-Lee Brennan - Property Consultant
    Born in Kettering, Ricky-lee joined our team in 2017 after making a name for himself working for a large corporate estate agents. He has a passion for sales and his honesty and knowledge makes vendors and applicants feel extremely comfortable around him. Out of work Rick likes to travel and eat lots of food, he also likes to watch his favourite football team Q.P.R. He has proven to be a valuable member of the team at Chris George The Estate Agent.
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    Client Testimonials

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      so easy and efficient...
      Dear Chris, Sam and the team, Thank-you very much for everything you did to sell our house for us. We found you all so easy and efficient to deal with which made it so much easier. I'm never moving house again, but if we did I wouldn't hesitate to use you again!

      Vanessa and Pete Simpson
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      Excellent service guys
      To all at Chris George, Thank you for all your help over the last few months. Excellent service guys. Many thanks to Josh, will recommend you to all our friends"

      Tanya and Steve McFarlan
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      selling our house in one week
      To Chris and the team, Thank you for your hard work in not only selling our house in one week but also helping us to find a great new home!" - 

      Marcus and Hayley Knight
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      friendly and professional
      Just to say thank you all for a successful sale, you found exactly the little family to whom we were happy to pass on our house. Thank you for your help, friendly and professional and for keeping me updated. I would recommend you to all. Best wishes for a successful and prosperous future" - 

      James and Janette Francis
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      A pleasure to deal with...
      To all the Chris George Team, Thank you os much for all that you did for us in buying Constable Drive. A pleasure to deal with and would happily recommend to others! All the best for the future" - 

      Sam, Sean Erin and Alex Gray
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      definitely recommend you to anyone...
      Dear Clive, Thank you for all of your help and ensuring our move to Longfellow Drive went smoothly! We will definitely recommend you to anyone moving in the area. All the best" - 

      Vicky and Cyril
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      You all did a fantastic job...
      To All at Chris George, Thank you for all your hard work in what must be one of the longest sales in your history! You all did a fantastic job and we will thoroughly recommend you . Best wishes" -

      The Judge Family
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      Hope to work with you again.
      To Chris, Tom, Josh, Sam and Rebecca, Just wanted to say a huge thank you for all your help and patience in our move! Hope to work with you again. Have a great Christmas and New Year. P.s. Thank you for our moving in gift" - 

      Tom, Rachel and Bump
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      happy to go the extra mile...
      All I can say is a huge thank you to Chris George and his team. 

      From the initial consultation, things moved very quickly and they made what could have been an extremely stressful experience an easy, straightforward, professional process. 

      The whole team were usually always available and when not, would call back as promised. We found them to be knowledgeable and happy to go the extra mile to help sell our property. 

      The photos were superb and the viewings were always vetted to avoid any timewasters! 

      With their approach, it wouldn't surprise me if they will soon be opening branches in other towns - The first of many!!! We were extremely impressed and would highly recommend them to anyone. Thank you all again, so much" - 

      Emma Louise Lamba
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      Sold within 2 weeks.
      Sold within 2 weeks. Top notch marketing complimented by excellent communication. Most importantly all agents establish a positive and honest relationship with sellers to make selling an enjoyable experience" - 

      Jackie Marsh
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      A lovely Estate Agent...
      A lovely Estate Agents who kindly help with local fundraising in the community and helped to support #catinahat photos coming soon" - 

      Nikki Edwards
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      such a proactive and professional team...
      Superb experience with Chris George from start to finish. They sold our house within weeks, and we were blown away by their professionalism, and the standard of the photography. The team were always very friendly and helpful throughout. It was really assuring as well following the accepted offer to have such a proactive and professional team of sales co-ordinators. A massive thank you to every member within the team who has worked hard for our house sale, and delivered beyond expectations. Easily the best estate agent in Kettering.

      Chris Goodrich
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      kind manner and professionalism
      Hope all well and that you are having a nice, relaxing weekend with the family.I just wanted to say thank you very much for coming to meet with Mum on Friday and for your kind manner and professionalism. Getting the house valued wasn't easy for either of us and you made the whole thing much easier than we expected. So thank you. Mum remains determined to put the house on the market next Spring and we would very much like to use your services for that end so we'll be in touch very soon.Best wishes

      Kathrine
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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 Chris George The Estate Agent, Kettering on 01536 52 44 75.