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Roarie Scarisbrick

Property Vision

Roarie Scarisbrick
Category
The Spear’s Indices
Company Size
UK

Scarisbrick can tell you which pubs empty their bottle bins at 4am and will happily scale the South Bank Tower in a builder’s hoist, so little will keep him from securing the best deal.

Last year was no barrier: ‘Conditions like this are quite fun for us because we can actually do some negotiation,’ says the amiable Scot. ‘In a bullish market you haven’t got very much leverage, you clearly have to buy the house or move on.’

Scarisbrick has advised on more than £80 million of property purchases, ranging from £5 million-plus family houses in Notting Hill and Kensington to flashier new-build flats that were ‘designed, done up and kitted out for a very international market’ but are increasingly going to British buyers as second homes — a surprising new trend.

‘Roarie is the pre-eminent buying agent in the prime London market,’ says a peer. Clients agree: ‘Roarie is fantastic,’ says one. ‘What I liked most is that he always said, “Leave it to me,” and I knew I could ,’ says another. ‘It wasn’t like with most other people who say, “Leave it to me,” and it all falls apart.’

When not relocating globe-trotting HNWs, Scarisbrick heads to the Highlands, where he grew up, and travels the world in search of hard-fighting fish.



 

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