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.
Bailey saw a ‘bigger batch of really good clients’ last year. He says the feedback from a lot of selling agents is that ‘we seem to have more ready, willing and able buying clients than the majority of our competitors, which is always good news for us.’
Dell is the force behind Black Brick, the property search firm she co-founded in 2007 and quickly grew into one of the most competitive in London, catering to ‘everybody from the very ordinary, first-time buyers who need our help, all the way up to Russian oligarchs, footballers, entrepreneurs and billionaire CEOs and everyone in between’.
The head of Prime Purchase’s London team has just had his best year ever, smashing previous in-house records with over £100 million worth of property bought — a remarkable achievement, particularly amid the punishing climes of 2015.
While other agents are bearish, des Forges saw the market picking up in 2015 despite pre-election woes and Osborne’s changes to non-dom rules.