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Work experience at JP Gardner & Associates 2018

Maddie has been working with us for one week doing her school work experience. Find out how she got on here…

career, estate agent, school, social media, Website,
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ARLA Propertymark Conference 2018

This is our first time exhibiting at the conference.   I have been attending the ARLA conference for over a decade as a Letting Agent and Fellow of ARLA and I have always found the content interesting and imperative for a regulated and dedicated letting agent. However, in 2016 the conference moved to the Excel […]

Digital Media, lettings, marketing, property, social media,
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JP Gardner Property and why it is so different?

  Most High Streets are full of coffee shops and estate agents, they seem to go together hand in hand… Watford is no different! I started working as an estate agent in 1987 at a National Estate Agency chain in THE PARADE, WATFORD HIGH STREET, which is still trading today, pretty much exactly the same […]

APARTMENT, estate agency, estate agent, HOUSE, HYBRID,
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What We’re Reading

We here at JPG are interested in all types of media and we thought it would be fun to share what we are reading right now!   Matthew is Reading – Man in The High Castle by Philip K. Dick Phillip K Dick is one of the greatest Sci-Fi writers of his time and his work […]

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What does GDPR: General Data Protection Regulations mean to Estate Agents

After 4 years of debate, the new GDPR General Date Protection Regulations were passed through the European parliament on 14th April 2016 and will come into force on the 25th May 2018. For most Estate Agents their database is the goldmine and source of contacts for prospecting, so it will come as quite a blow, […]

data protection, estate agents, legislation, lettings, mailing list,
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Blog or Vlog: Which is best for your business

It’s been some time since I have sat and written a blog post, which has really been playing on my mind. When you blog it has to be constant and regular, and there was a time when I was always writing, and lately I have just not got around to it. I never want to […]

blog, content, marketing, SEO, Video,
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Engage customers online with LiveChat

Starting off, let’s list a few reasons why LiveChat should be included in your marketing strategy: LiveChat is a useful tool for your customers LiveChat helps drive sales and conversions LiveChat reduces phone time for staff A useful tool Providing a simple, immediate way for clients to access help, LiveChat contributes to removing potential customer […]

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Landlords – Are you sure your tenants are safe?

For a long time I have been, what some would call, over-compliant with my lettings clients, but then I have always been a cautious one, and I could never have an injury, accident or worse, on my conscience. What I mean by ‘over-compliant’ is that I always insist that my landlord clients fully co-operate in […]

electrical safety, fire safety, Grenfell Tower, landlords, periodic inspection,
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