John Greener - Perthshire
I worked in the RAF for a number of years before setting up Next Home Perthshire, a very successful estate agency with multiple branches, in 2005. I wanted to expand into the residential lettings industry and considered a number of options before choosing to work with RentLocally.
The RentLocally model suits us well as it allows me and my team to continue to excel at the sales side of the business, while the back office and technical support from RentLocally enables us to offer our clients an excellent lettings service.
Property Management was a natural progression from the estate agency business and is in line with our business expansion plans for Next Home. We started working with RentLocally in July 2013 and currently manage more than 50 properties.
We recognise that good communication is the number one reason that a client stays with their lettings agency and this is the driving force for me and my team to keep our clients happy. We generate business in a number of ways but by far the majority of our new business comes from word of mouth referrals from our existing happy customers.
To date we have found the transition into the lettings industry a positive experience and we are aiming for significant growth over the next few years.