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New auctioneer joins Countrywide Property Auctions

02-08-2011 06:05 PM CET | Industry, Real Estate & Construction

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Andrew Jarrold has been appointed Head of Westcountry Property Auctions, the South West division of Countrywide Property Auctions.

Westcountry Property Auctions is part of Countrywide, the UK’s largest property services Group, operating 1,300 estate agency and lettings branches, holding approximately 58 auctions across the UK.

Announcing Andrew’s appointment, Mark Tanton, Managing Director of Countrywide Property Auctions said;
“We’re delighted to have Andrew on board. Andrew has a wealth of experience in both residential and commercial property sectors. As we begin to grow our business, building on the unrivalled proposition we offer our residential and corporate clients; Andrew’s expertise in financial services and experience in advising on asset and wealth management will complement and enhance the strength of our auction network.”
A qualified Chartered Surveyor, Andrew joins Westcountry Property Auctions having originally trained as an auctioneer with Allsops before pursuing a successful and varied private sector career in property and banking for 17 years. More recently, Andrew has spent the past 7 years working for Plymouth City Council as Head of Commercial Property Estate, with responsibility for a variety of key strategic projects.
Andrew Jarrold, Head of Westcountry Property Auctions, said:
“I am thrilled to be joining Westcountry Property Auctions. As a leading player in property auctions, our unrivalled scope and scale enables Westcountry Property Auctions to sell residential and commercial properties for private and corporate clients. I believe Westcountry Property Auctions is best placed to assist buyers, sellers and investors in the region and I am excited about the opportunities that lie ahead.”

Countrywide Property Auctions - Key statistics

• Countrywide Property Auctions is the UK’s largest regional auctioneer
• In 2010 over 58 number of auctions were held across the UK
• Over 900 properties were sold in 2010, generating sales of £89million
• Westcountry Property Auctions is the leading regional auction brand in the South West.

Countrywide is the UK's leading provider of integrated property services, employing around 8,000 personnel nationwide. Its UK network of local brands provides both corporate clients and home movers with a comprehensive range of property related solutions, delivered with valuable local expertise.

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