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If you are thinking of buying or selling a property, Our estate agents are able to give you the help and advice required.  We pride ourselves on the volume of recommendations of business we receive from previous clients and believe our service is second to none.  Our collective experience in estate agency will ultimately ensure that your move will be a smoother, swifter and less stressful transaction for all involved.

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If you are thinking of letting your property, Smart Homes’ professional reputation will ensure that your interests are well looked after.  We deal all types of landlords from those new to the industry to professional landlords, managing their investment of multiple properties.  Whatever the size of your portfolio we believe we have an obligation to every client to ensure that we provide a customer service level which is second to none. Get in touch with our estate agents today.

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At Smart Homes we have made special arrangements enabling us to introduce you to the expert financial advice offered by Nicky Hearnden, Partner of the highly successful St. James’s Place Wealth Management.  Using his knowledge and experience he can help you take control of your financial future so you can decide.

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“The reason for writing is to acknowledge the standard of service received by Smart Homes. When considering which agent to use, although your company had already come highly recommended, we had concerns with our property being outdated.”

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Jamie Smart

Director Jamie opened Smart Homes over sixteen years ago and with over 24 years’ experience within the property industry, Jamie will be able to advise you on any property related matter.

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Helen Sizer

Office Manager Helen has been with Smart Homes for over 15 years, guiding Clients through their sale or purchase transaction. Helen has been voted Peoples Choice Estate Agent for customer experience for B90 2015 by

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Sarah Jenkins

Lettings Director Having over 15 years’ experience in the property industry, Sarah’s wealth of knowledge and expertise proves vital in the day to day management of the lettings business.

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Senka Dragicevic

Senior Lettings Negotiator Senka has an enviable track record in sales and customer service,  that’s why she has been voted Peoples Choice Lettings Negotiator for customer experience by for B90 2015.

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Joshua Field

Sales Negotiator Joshua began his estate agency career straight from college just three years ago, and joined Smart Homes in August 2013.  He has rapidly expanded his knowledge of the local area.

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Tracey Roberts

Applications Co-ordinator Tracey is the longest serving member of staff having been with us since the outset. Originally in the sales team, she now successfully co-ordinates all the lettings applications.

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Gill Smart

Viewing RepresentativeGill assists with the all-important viewing process, guiding prospective purchasers around their new home!

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Emma Daffurn

Instructions ManagerEmma possesses invaluable knowledge of the local area.  This, together with her agency experience and fine eye for detail makes her an asset to Smart Homes Sales Team.


Jenny Collett

Accounts ManagerFrom experience in running her own successful lettings company, Jenny brings a wealth of knowledge and accuracy to the Property Management Team.

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Stephanie Johnston

Administration Support Stephanie provides an instrumental role in ensuring your property is displayed to its full potential. Your satisfaction is her end goal.

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Jackie Jenkins

Contract ChaserWith almost 20 years experience in the property industry, Jackie’s desire to deliver the best in customer service ensures your transaction will progress smoothly and efficiently.

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Isobel Carter

Property Manager Isobel joined Smart Homes in 2005 and already had a wealth of experience within the lettings industry. She demonstrates great listening capabilities which is fundamental in her role.

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Paul Beard

Property Manager Paul joined Smart Homes in July 2014 and brought with him over 20 years’ experience within the lettings industry.  Paul’s attention to detail makes him an ideal Property Manager.

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Gemma Byrne

Sales and Lettings Assistant Gemma has worked for Smart Homes for over two years and is currently studying for her diploma in Residential Sales.  Gemma possesses all the knowledge necessary to help you find your perfect home.


Peter Haden

Viewings Representative Peter boasts a number of interests within the local community and is currently President of Wake Green Football Club.  He joined Smart Homes in 2014 and takes huge pride in helping our clients find their perfect home.

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Kelly Cartwright

Maintenance Co-Ordinator Kelly has worked within the property industry for over six years and in that time has experienced every aspect of property maintenance.  She relishes a challenge and always has our Clients best interests at heart.

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Paul Whitehead

Valuations Manager Paul comes to Smart Homes with five years experience in the residential sales sector and has already integrated himself as an important member of the team.  Paul shares our commitment and passion for customer service which makes him ideal for this Senior role.

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Hannah Smart

Lettings Negotiator Hannah has started her estate agency career with us, and is a very welcomed addition.  Her experience in the hospitality sector means that she shows real empathy with our clients and truly cares about making their moving experience as stress free as possible.

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Andreen Roberts

Viewing Representative Andreen has a real passion for property and people.  These attributes make her perfect to assist you with the all-important viewing process. Andreen will be happy to answer any of your queries. 

Latest News

Weekly Bulletin 24th November 2015November 24, 2015

A recent report for national statistics has suggested the average house price for the UK is now at £286,000. This year Shirley has experienced some unbelievable prices being achieved.  In some pockets we have witnessed up to 20% increase in house prices following the alteration of the stamp duty.  The popularity of Shirley seems to...Read More

Top tips for moving home this ChristmasNovember 24, 2015Moving home at Christmas

Moving home can be very stressful, even more so over the festive period. We have put together some top tips for moving home this season to ease the stress. Be sure to inform people of your change of address as soon as possible (that gives everyone chance to send a Christmas card to your new...Read More

Weekly Bulletin 20th November 2015November 20, 2015

Continuing with the Smart Homes theme yet again another phenomenal week agreeing 12 sales and instructing 15 new properties to bring to market – a fantastic week team well done. A big congratulations to both Helen and Jackie with a record number of exchanges which is a reflection of your efficiency and tenacity in progressing...Read More

Protect your Property from Windy, Stormy WeatherNovember 19, 2015Bad Weather

How to survive…. With all the latest named weather storms, it’s hard to escape the grips of Abigail, Barney or any of the future gales (Clodagh next, followed by Desmond). Even the hardiest of us worry about the integrity of our house during these testing weather systems. Will tiles come off my roof? How can...Read More