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Colin Shairp, Director – Cert Res EA FNAEA FARLA AGPEA


Claire re-joined the team in June 2019 after a couple of years out leading a team in property development, but originally joined Town & Country Southern in 2015, She has worked with property since 1999, progressing her career to sales manager. With well over 20 years experience working within the local area, she is able to 'get the job done', thinking outside the box and using her many local contacts to work efficiently and effectively. Driven and customer focused she has won several awards as voted for by vendors and buyers and prides herself on her empathy and support for clients. As a mother of 4 daughters and 4 grandchildren, she is used to juggling her time to get results!
Claire Ray AGPEA

Claire Ray AGPEA Sales Manager

Marcus first started working in estate agency in 1998 and since then has gained a wealth of experience in the industry. He has worked for both small and medium sized independent businesses, and also large corporate firms so is well placed to assist our clients whatever their needs. He has been involved in the sale of everything from large distinctive and country homes, single garages, and any type of property in between over the years and will give the same level of attention to detail no matter what the property transaction holds. He has also completed the full financial planning certificate as well as the CeMAP paper for mortgage advice and principles, giving him a very well rounded understanding of matters relating to property be it your main residence or in the context of them being an investment vehicle. He is a client focused and professional individual who speaks in plain English and has a very approachable manor.
Marcus Foot AGPEA

Marcus Foot AGPEA Property Consultant

Oliver joined the team in November 2017, he previously working for a family run independent agency within the local area. He has worked with property since 2014, with customer facing roles prior to joining the industry. He has dealt with mainly the sale of residential property, but has increased his knowledge in residential lettings. He has a growing knowledge of property along with administrational and technological attributes which allows flexibility within the team. Having completed a Trading Standards backed training, Oliver is now an Associate of the Guild of Professional Estate Agents (GPEA). Since joining Oliver has won Six Gold and Four Bronze awards as an individual from the review website In 2020 was nominated for a People Award at the ESTAS awards, being 1 one of 25 selected from approximately 4,000 nominees. Of the 24 other nominations most held a senior management or director position.
Oliver Pescott AGPEA

Oliver Pescott AGPEA Property Consultant

Amanda has been with the company since we opened in 2009, prior to that she managed a ‘corporate’ owned office on the south coast. She brings to the team, superb organisation skills, outstanding customer service abilities and an aptitude to deal with all sales and lettings matters. Her versatility means she can bridge the gap between administration, sales and lettings.
Amanda Burden AGPEA

Amanda Burden AGPEA Property Consultant

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