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Relocation Experts

Posted on Tuesday, March 31, 2020


Sophie Wilson from Barbers Newport Office is celebrating after becoming an accredited Relocation Agent Specialist.

The accreditation was awarded by Relocation Agent Network and is achieved by completing a comprehensive online training programme, The Importance of Service.

A national network of independent estate agents (of which Barbers is an award-winning member), Relocation Agent Network introduced the training programme to ensure each of their members provides the very highest customer service to those relocating around the UK.

To be successfully accredited, participants must complete three phases of learning, which begins with four training sessions on the importance of customer service. This is followed by three online seminars covering the Relocation Agent Network Referral Process and how best to help customers who are relocating around the UK. Finally, participants must convert their theoretical learning into a practical skill set by delivering assistance to three relocating customers.

By working with fellow members across England, Scotland and Wales, Relocation Agent Network members provide an exclusive relocation referral service to customers. For those relocating to Shropshire, Barbers guides their customers through the daunting task of moving to an unfamiliar location. This includes local area information on schools and amenities, popular neighbourhoods and (of course) finding the right property for them. The introduction of a Relocation Agent Specialist to the Barbers team, ensures that this process is made even smoother.

Barbers Managing Director, Mike Arthan, said, “We take staff development very seriously, Sophie’s Relocation Agent Network accreditation is a great example of what can be achieved when staff are supported properly to improve their skill set. Of course, having a Relocation Agent Specialist in the team is also great for our relocating customers.”

Relocation Agent Network’s Managing Director, Richard Tucker said, “Selected by us as the best independent estate agent to represent the Network in Shropshire, Barbers have proved themselves as the area’s Local Expert. So with the addition of another in-house Relocation Agent Specialists, they have gone one step further to provide relocating buyers and sellers with the very best customer service.” 

Referral Fees

Barbers may receive referral fees for services including; Mortgage/Financial Services, Conveyancing, Relocation, Surveys and Tenant Services.

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