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McCartneys scoops silver at EAOTY 2016

Tuesday 24 January 2017

McCartneys have again scooped an industry ‘Oscar’ at the Estate Agency of the Year Awards 2016 held at the HIlton Metropole, London, in association with The Sunday Times and The Times.

This time they were awarded a silver, a fantastic achievement given the awards are so fiercely contested and judged rigorously by a panel of industry experts.

McCartneys were commended for their use of elevated photography and drones, participation in community events, investment in technology and “go getting attitude.”

Tom Carter, a partner at our Welshpool and Newtown offices commented: “It is a real honour to be recognised at these prestigious awards for a second year running. We are tremendously proud to be flying the flag for Mid Wales and serving our communities within the area.

“We are passionate about what we do and to come out in the top two agents in the whole country again this year is absolutely brilliant. Its yet another endorsement that anyone selling their property through McCartneys will receive exemplary service.”

In their reasoning, the judges explained why McCartneys deserved the award and what made them so special:

The range of services on offer is very impressive. The team understand their location and their client base and seek to meet requirements accordingly. Mid Wales is a very distinct and aspirational marketplace so it’s all about the lifestyle.

They use drones to take elevated photographs to really show off the scenery and this is having a huge impact on the particulars. The team participates in a number of activities to raise brand awareness and profile including using their auction expertise for local school events; McCartneys really is embedded in the community.

The directors invest heavily in technology and they have a real go-getting attitude which is filtered down to the staff, who in turn can be confident of a clear career path and ample opportunity. Training and development is taken very seriously and there is a provision for both technical and soft skills. This is a business seeking to find the extra edge wherever it can.