Ian Blanchford

Ian Blanchford

Office Manager at Helmores Estate Agents

Location
Exeter, United Kingdom
Industry
Real Estate

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Ian Blanchford's Overview

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Past
Education
  • QECC
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Ian Blanchford's Summary

I am an outgoing & driven individual who strives to keep moving forward, within Helmores Estate Agents this means striving to achieve clients the best possible price for their property, in the shortest time & with as little stress to our clients as possible! I love working in such a busy office & along sided like-minded colleagues, which has helped us to achieve records sales months in a 'weak' market.

Ian Blanchford's Experience

Office Manager

Helmores Estate Agents

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Real Estate industry

May 2013Present (1 year 5 months)

My new role is now well underway, I am thriving on leading the team to ensure our very high standards are continuing to be reached or surpassed! We have had a fantastic year, topped off by winning Gold at the Sunday Times National Estate Agent of the Year for the South West!

I continue to be hands on in the office, negotiating sales & taking properties onto the market - I love my varied role and look forward to another fantastic year with the team!

Marketing Specialist

Helmores Estate Agents

Partnership; 11-50 employees; Real Estate industry

October 2010May 2013 (2 years 8 months)

My current role of Marketing Specialist means I spend 50% of my time out on the road valuing properties & taking them onto the market, the other 50% is based in the office...This really helps me keep up to date with how the market is changing & so makes sure we are giving our clients the best advice available to make the most of their properties in a tough, but not impossible market.

Insurance Sales Manager

Your Move

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Real Estate industry

January 2005October 2010 (5 years 10 months)

I managed a team of initially 12, increasing to 25 members of sales staff who organised property insurance for internal clients. I had overall responsibility for the New Business targets being reached each month & my role included recruitment, training & on-going monitoring of the sales team & their team leaders. I also had to ensure FSA regulations were met, as well as performance management & disciplinary procedures.

Insurance Salesman

Your Move

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Real Estate industry

April 2000January 2005 (4 years 10 months)

Arranged property insurance related products for internal clients.

Ian Blanchford's Skills & Expertise

  1. Real Estate
  2. Property
  3. Negotiation
  4. Insurance
  5. Customer Service
  6. Sales Management
  7. Selling
  8. Account Management
  9. Business Strategy
  10. Leases
  11. Training
  12. New Business Development
  13. Lettings
  14. Sales
  15. Performance Management
  16. Investment Properties
  17. Residential Homes
  18. Sellers
  19. Business Development
  20. Landlord
  21. Marketing Strategy
  22. Real Estate Development
  23. Contract Negotiation
  24. Rentals
  25. Marketing
  26. Mortgage Lending
  27. Investments
  28. Property Management
  29. Team Leadership
  30. Appraisals
  31. Tenant
  32. Landlords

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Ian Blanchford's Education

QECC

19931997

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