Belvoir Sheffield, a leading lettings
agent in Sheffield has struck gold
again after winning a top honour in the 2012 Lettings Agency Of The Year
which has an office on Campo Lane,
in Sheffield, which is run by Rick Flay, has
scooped Gold after being named Best Lettings Agency Franchise 2012.
The event, run in
association with the Sunday Times and The Times, was held at the Lancaster
London Hotel and was attended by the UK’s top lettings agents. Awards
were judged by industry experts and chaired by The Property Ombudsman with the
backing of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).
demonstrated consistent success at these highly prestigious industry awards,
winning Gold for Best Lettings Agency Franchise in 2010 and Silver in 2011.
Award from Ex-Olympian Sir Matthew Pinsent, Belvoir Chief Executive Officer
Dorian Gonsalves, said: “The Sunday Times and The Times are extremely high
profile newspapers and I am proud and delighted to accept this award from them
on behalf of the entire Belvoir network.
“The award for
Best Lettings Franchise recognises that our business is the best in a highly
competitive market. It also shows that focusing on our core principles of
customer service, professionalism and specialism has made all the difference
and set us apart from the competition.
Rick of Belvoir
Sheffield, who specialise in property
to rent in Sheffield , said: “My team and I are delighted to be
sharing in this latest recognition of our professional standards. It confirms
that Belvoir’s franchise owners are not only striving for excellence but are
also intent on doing things properly within a self-regulating industry.”
In making the
award to Belvoir, the judging panel noted: “Belvoir's customer service
proposition is at the core of its business proposition, along with
professionalism and lettings specialism. This is ensured through a robust
selection process for new franchisees, unique territory research, a good
induction process, innovative marketing and good development of new business
opportunities. Business development teams visit offices to ensure brand
guidelines are adhered to and processes complied with, and strengthened
centralised audit systems and processes optimise credit control.”
The judges praised
the network's strong brand investment, online PR, and its novel creation of a
premises coordinator. The panel also commended the quarterly regional
franchisee meetings, BTL seminar support, which the network has continued to
run despite being busy with its flotation on the Alternative Investment Market
at the start of the year.
group CEO said: “Belvoir currently has over 140 offices and I would like
to take this opportunity to thank the entire Belvoir network for their hard
work in what is proving to be a very exciting year for the group. Belvoir
successfully floated on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange in February
and we are currently focusing on an ambitious expansion acquisition programme.
Winning a national award of this calibre for the third consecutive year will
enable our offices to build and maintain their reputation as the UK’s Lettings
Agency of choice.”
Lettings Sheffield is the One Stop Specialists for Lettings including Property
Management, Tenant Find, Investment and Wealth Management Advice, Fit-outs and
Renovations, Furniture Packs and Investment Property Insurances
information, please visit www.belvoirlettings.com/sheffield