How long have you lived in the Stroud valleys? Since I was six – I moved here from Liverpool, complete with accent! ••• What do you love most about your job? Helping people, giving good advice. Hopefully being a sensible, calming influence at what can be a stressful time. ••• What’s the most surprising fact about you? My Mum used to date Paul Kossoff from the band Free, and I'm named after the song 'My brother Jake'. ••• Describe your perfect Sunday.
Early dog walk, then poached eggs and avocado on toast with my latest vinyl acquisition playing in the background. ••• What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?
Sleep on it - you very rarely have to make an important decision on the spot. Particularly relevant, as I can be a bit impulsive! ••• Your dream dinner party guest? The legend that is David Attenborough.
Workaholic, Determined & Chatty
How long have you lived in the Stroud valleys? Almost 5 years. ••• What do you love most about your job? Handing over keys on completion after doing a great job for our clients. ••• What’s the most surprising fact about you? I used to play semi-professional football. ••• Describe your perfect Sunday. Not having to get up when the alarm goes off! A bit of sport (or lots if I can get away with it) a walk, pit-stop in the pub then a good Sunday roast. ••• What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? Be a great listener, it’s a massively underrated skill in life and work. ••• Your dream dinner party guest? Barack Obama.
Patient, Sporty & Sarcastic (I mean funny!)
How long have you lived in the Stroud valleys? I don't currently live in the Stroud Valleys but went to school at Marling. I then moved on to Marling & Stroud High School Sixth Form so spent around 10 years studying here and would like to buy my first house here! ••• What do you love most about your job? The thing I enjoy most about my job is meeting different people everyday and being able to interact with people from different walks of life! ••• What’s the most surprising fact about you? I was once 12th in the world in an online flags quiz. ••• Describe your perfect Sunday. The perfect Sunday would have to be (weather depending!) a mixture of catching up on TV or watching local cricket with a pint of cider! ••• What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? A mistake isn't a mistake but a lesson learnt. ••• Your dream dinner party guest? Muhammed Ali (the GOAT - Greatest of All Time).
Cheeky, Conscientious & Charismatic
How long have you lived in the Stroud valleys? Since 1988, we lived in Kent before. ••• What do you love most about your job? Meeting new people every day. ••• What’s the most surprising fact about you? I act in, and direct, plays and musicals at the Cotswold Playhouse in Stroud. ••• Describe your perfect Sunday. A bit of a lie in, walk across the commons (maybe stopping at Winstones ice cream factory on the way round!), roast dinner with my family. ••• What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? If you are at a big party or event, or even on a holiday; stop, look around you. Take a mental photograph and you’ll have that as a memory forever. ••• Your dream dinner party guest? Sir Ian Mckellen
Thoughtful, Fun & Lateral thinker
How long have you lived in the Stroud valleys? About ten years. Love the people, town and nature around the valley. ••• What do you love most about your job? Meeting new people all the time and being a part of their journeys to find their perfect home! ••• What’s the most surprising fact about you?
I speak 3 Chinese languages. ••• Describe your perfect Sunday. Have a lie in. Have late lunch with my husband and children. Meet up with friends! Doing nothing! ••• What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given? Slow down. To live in the moment! Live your life to the fullest! ••• Your dream dinner party guest? Kate Winslet.
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Administration charges (non refundable):
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