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Welcome to Debbie Fortune Estate Agents
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    A SERVICE YOU CAN TRUST
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    We are a totally independent, multi award winning estate agent, with three welcoming offices, one in Congresbury, one in Chew Magna and one in Backwell. We are experts in all aspects of property and cover the area between Bristol, Bath, Wells and Weston-super-Mare.

    Property Sales

    Motivated and well trained staff, years of experience and a proactive approach all contribute to our success. Our award winning lifestyle marketing is the envy of our competitors, and our up to the minute and totally integrated software allow us the time to treat all our sellers and buyers as individuals.

    Lettings and Management

    A fully integrated service whether you are looking for 'let only' or a 'fully managed' approach, with a particular focus on keeping our landlords in touch with ever changing legislation ensuring they comply with the law.

    Auctions

    A collective and individual service covering the auction sale of country and village property and land between Bristol, Bath, Wells and Weston-super-Mare.

    Mortgages

    Our recommended mortgage advisor helps both sellers and buyers find the right mortgage product for their personal needs.

    Land & New Homes

    Handling the sale of all types of new homes from one off plots to large developments. Our services include land finding, advice on development values, buying trends, bespoke marketing and investment.

    Social Responsibility

    At Debbie Fortune Estate Agents we know that we cannot succeed without the trust of our neighbours and the local community. In return for that trust, our policy is to support local events, organisations, sports clubs, schools, villages and churches throughout the area.


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Selling
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    The difference is in the detail

    Here at Debbie Fortune Estate agents we go the extra mile to make sure that your properties presentation is as attractive and appealing as possible. Your properties presentation is as important to us, as it is to you, and enables us to have the best opportunity of attracting buyers as quickly as possible. Along with quality photographs, we also pride ourselves in selling not just what the property is, but also where it is. As local people ourselves we want all our clients to know what makes our beautiful part of Somerset so special and why we are so passionate about living here.....
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Buying
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    How we can help you
    Debbie Fortune herself has lived and worked in this fabulous part of Somerset for over 40 years, if ever the saying local property expert fitted someone, it would certainly be her. In fact all of our carefully chosen staff live and work within a short distance of our offices and can give honest and reliable information about the pro's and sometimes con's of each location you maybe considering. Whether it be information about local schools or amenities, information on local shops/clubs or even local footpaths and bridleways, you can be assured we are on hand to help....... and if you should go on to purchase a house through ourselves, our team, including our designated move manager Joanna Pallant are here to guide you through the process and offer you all the help and support you require along the way.
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Our Team
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    Meet our team

    Debbie Fortune Estate Agents is a family owned, totally independent sales and lettings agent, established in January 2009, and a member of The Guild of Property Professionals.

    Our enthusiastic team is dedicated to providing a service that is friendly, personal and professional. We have an enormous amount of experience; Debbie has been selling homes since 1978, and over the years has dealt with literally thousands of sales covering North Somerset and Somerset, including Wrington Vale, the Yeo Valley, Chew Valley and The Mendips. She has lived in the area all her life and she and her team bring a wealth of knowledge of the property market in this area which simply cannot be challenged by any other estate agent, and which has contributed to the company's success.

    To sum up, the team at Debbie Fortune Estate Agents, in all our offices, are here to look after you every step of the way. We aim to make the experience of selling or letting your property as stress free as possible, and believe the core values of service and personal attention to be vital to our success. Whilst we recognise that our clients and customers lead busy lives and indeed the internet and call centre system can be very useful, we all think it is so much better to do business on a personal level. Call in to the offices to see what we mean, you can be guaranteed a great cup of coffee and a warm welcome, always with a smile!

    Our Managing Director, Lisa Chaplin also heads our lettings department. Since joining us in 2013, she has grown the department by 1,600 percent. Lisa has had over 25 years agency experience within North Somerset, Bristol and surrounding areas. Lisa still works closely with the departments Assistant Manager, Kathryn Miller, who originally joined as an apprentice in 2013. Lisa and Kathryn have been joined by Victoria Taylor in the position of Lettings Maintenance Coordinator and more recently, Business Administration Apprentice Todd Masters.

    Director Neil Drejer joined us in 2016, from Savills in Bath, where he was an Associate Director. He has followed our company's growth since 2009, and brings with him over 20 years experience in all sorts of property, including high net worth homes. Neil's team includes Senior Market Appraisal Negotiator Abii Mansfield, Negotiators Mollie Challice, Nicola Marshall, Julie Green and Administrator Kiera Morris.

    Branch Manager and Associate Director George Worle joined us in 2014 as an apprentice. Having been born and bred in the Chew Valley he knows the area like the back of his hand and also plays for the local rugby team. George is supported by Senior Negotiator Judi Ashworth, Negotiators Anna Honeyfield, Frances Worle, Roxanne Wiles, Neasha Date and Administrator Chrissie Francomb.

    Market Appraisal Manager David Williams, who joined the company in 2018, runs our Backwell office. Our Backwell team cover the area south west of Bristol, including Backwell, Long Ashton and across to the coast at Portishead. To help him along the way are Negotiators Tanisha Oatley-Summers and Diane Massey and Administrator Maureen James.

    Paul Offley is our compliance officer and is based at The Guild of Property Professionals office in Park Lane, London.


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    Management Team
    Debbie (front) pictured with her management team, (L-R), George Worle, Mark Hayward, Lisa Chaplin, Neil Drejer, David Williams.
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    Debbie Fortune
    Founder
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    Lisa Chaplin
    Managing Director
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    Director
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    Director
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    George Worle
    Associate Director
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    Joanna Pallant
    Move Manager
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    Judi Ashworth
    Senior Negotiator
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    Senior Negotiator
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    Assistant Lettings Manager
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    Anna Honeyfield
    Sales Negotiator and Valuer
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    Sales Negotiator
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    Sales Negotiator
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    Sales Negotiator
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    Nicola Marshall
    Sales Negotiator
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    Frances Worle
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    Kiera Morris
    Sales Administrator
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    Sales Administrator
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    Todd Master
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    Victoria Taylor
    Lettings Negotiator
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    What people say about Debbie Fortune Estate Agents
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      A huge part of our growth since 2009 has been through recommendations ....why?

      Because 99% of our clients recommend us to their friends and 95% rate our service as outstanding/excellent!

    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

       George was very helpful and worked out of hours to help. Thanks to all staff for your hard work and help.

      Mr & Mrs H, Chelwood

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      Your property details are far better than other local agents - very attractive format - and your website is easier to use than others and more informative. Friendly and helpful staff. Many thanks for helping us achieve a successful and smooth sale.

      Mrs I, Chew Stoke

    • Seller Testimonial

       George Worle cancelled a planned day off to help sort out difficulties that arose. She and her staff were extremely efficient, professional and supportive in what turned out to be stressful sale!

      Mr M, Stanton Drew

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      I cannot fault Anna's part of the process, she was a pleasure to do business with.

      Mrs B, Chew Magna

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      You have been great to deal with. Kind and a lot more helpful than our own agent. we will definitely use Debbie Fortune Estate Agents again. We have moved quite a lot over the past few years and we have both been genuinely impressed and happy with all aspects of your service - especially your help and guidance!

      Mr & Mrs D, West Harptree

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       Judi & George were amazing, can't fault service, knowledgeable, helpful, professional at all times, best agent I have ever dealt with.

      Mrs S, Temple Cloud

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      Knowledgeable, friendly, down-to-earth and honest staff.

      Mrs S, Stanton Drew

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      You were all amazing, can't fault service... knowledgeable, helpful, professional at all times. Best agent I have ever dealt with - thank you.

      Ms S, Chew Valley

    • Buyer Testimonial

       Roxanne went out of her way to help in the final stages of my move, unlike my own agents who were very poor in their communications to me.

      Mrs O, Bishop Sutton

    • Buyer Testimonial

       Chrissie went the extra mile and spent more time than the agent we instructed, pushing the sale through, when we ran into problems. She spent hours trying to investigate problems at the bottom of the chain to speed things up, we were very grateful. She was always very approachable, knowledgeable and helpful.

      Mrs C, East Harptree

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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 Debbie Fortune Estate Agents, Chew Magna on 01275 333888.