From Pendle Hill to Down Under and back... estate agent Tom Turner has a world of experience to draw on.
Tom has returned to work for his family business, Pendle Hill Properties in Read, after gaining property experience on the other side of the world in Australia where he worked as a property finder. Tom also spent time working as an investment consultant in Manchester selling off-plan city centre properties.
He has has now returned to England to work for the family business that was set up by his father, Andrew in 2008. Tom will take on the role of sales negotiator and valuer.
Although he is still only 19, Tom has had a role in the business since he was 13.
He would help staff the office on weekends and school holidays andn when he left school in 2013 he served a two year apprenticeship at Pendle Hill Properties, gaining an NVQ in Business Administration.
Tom said: “The experience I’ve gained while working in other areas of the property industry is proving so useful here.
“In Australia standards are so much higher in the residential property market, in how properties are presented and advertised.
“I plan to use these experiences to move our business forward."