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Introducing our team…

John Crampton

John Crampton, Managing Director

Being an avid sport and wildlife fan, John can often be found organising his collection of fruit flies into a 4-2-3-1 formation. He is also reported to be the original creator of every Fantasy Football competition. As MD he also has the unrivaled ability to see in 3D without the need for glasses

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Ian Crampton

Ian Crampton, Sales Director

Tall and inwardly athletic, Ian was included in every football team chosen at school - if only to help put the nets up. Ian's other main role when not giving market appraisals on properties or testing smoke alarms is to reflect on how mirrors work

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Thelma Williams

Thelma Williams, Office / Lettings Manager

Thelma has developed a particular method of keeping tight reins on staff within the office.....by using double sided tape on their seats. Being an original Dudley girl Thelma's best job as being a corsetier in the local cinema. When people sat in the wrong seats, Thelma's job was to shine a torch in their faces and say 'You Corsetier'

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Adam Masters

Adam Masters, Sales Manager

Adam joined the Ferndown Team directly from his previous job as a Ventriloquist act. His ability to speak without moving his lips has become a useful attribute in Estate Agency especially when a buyer makes a particularly low offer on one of his properties.

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Amanda Ryley

Amanda Ryley, Senior Lettings Negotiator

Amanda has a very calm influence within the office which if rumours are to be believed was borne from her earlier life as a Shaolin Monk. Her martial arts background has certainly come in useful since starting work at Ferndown Estates particularly when agreeing her annual leave.

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Sharon Campbell

Sharon Campbell, Lettings Negotiator

Sharon joined Ferndown Estates straight from a circus background and often admits to yearning for a return back to the 'Big top'. As a Trapeze artist we occasionally have times where Sharon has to be lured down from the roof whilst in her spangly leotard.

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Joanne Valentine

Joanne Valentine, Lettings Negotiator

Jo has a breadth of experience in the lettings industry and has become like a second mother to some of our longer term tenants. This does come with minor consequences on both sides following the number of times tenants come in for their pocket money and the times Jo ultimately ends up grounding them for two weeks.

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Alex Pawlowski

Alex Pawlowski, Lettings Manager

As an experienced landlord himself of over 15 years, Alex takes great pride in being extremely precise in his work. He has taken a lot of his job skills into his other love in life.....Fine French Patisserie. The way Alex delicately handles a crème piping bag has to be seen to be believed and according to the Good Food Guide his soufflés are a particular highlight

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Dawn Whelan

Dawn Whelan, Lettings Clerk

Following in the footsteps of her Great Uncle, Dawn spent many of her formative years across the five continents looking and documenting exotic and rare creatures. After finding many new species of water birds in the Appalachian Mountains, Dawn was thrilled to have her favourite species of long legged waders named after her. 'The Waddling Whelan' can now be spotted in several wine bars around Solihull

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Alex James

Alex James, Sales Negotiator

Alex aims to bring an element of excitement and flair to the world of sales through his passion for any kind of Latin dance music. His Cuban heels can be heard rhythmically beating out the beat of a Rumba whilst taking photographs in empty properties. His real passion comes when the Samba beat kicks in where his tight fitting, eye catching array of sequined outfits which he designs and makes himself proves a real eye opener.

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Michelle Keefe

Michelle Keefe, Sales Negotiator

Following her previous Bingo Hall career, Michelle has entered the world of Estate Agency and found her true calling. Michelle spends the majority of her day calling out new properties to interested buyers, updating Vendors on coming to the market and spotting everybody's Money Laundering Documents with her Big Dobber

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Samantha Dunne

Samantha Dunne, Sales Negotiator

Samantha's passion for archaeology has found her several feet down in many trenches over the past few years scraping and profiling rare artifacts from 1000's of years ago. This has helped Sam enormously over the time she has been with Ferndown Estates in identifying foodstuffs that have been left in the company fridge.

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Louise Devereux

Louise Devereux, Sales Progressor

The job of the sales progressor can be an extremely stressful position and Louise does a sterling job in updating vendors, buyers and Solicitors alike. Louise does comment that she can spend all of her working hours talking and talking non-stop, which can prove difficult with her days off as Louise can be found in Birmingham City Centre performing as a mime artist.

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"Just wanted to say a huge ' thank you' from me. The photos are amazing and don't in any way portray the acres of boxes and chaos that was in every room here yesterday! Dawn was absolutely lovely, helped in every way, even moving stuff everywhere!! Her photographs are amazing, she is so talented.I feel so reassured that your team are looking after my home. Thank you so far for everything."
N.S. July 2016