Lettings and property management agency Walton Robinson, based on Percy Street in Newcastle city centre won ‘North East Letting Agent of The Year’ at the North East Student Housing Awards on 4th June.
The inaugural North East Student Housing Awards were held at the Civic Centre in Newcastle upon Tyne. The gala awards event saw student accommodation providers, letting agents and property managers from across the North East joining together to celebrate their achievements in the industry.
Walton Robinson, members of ARLA and NAEA, were nominated in several categories and proudly came home with four awards; Newcastle Letting Agent of the Year, North East Letting Agent of the Year, North East Letting Negotiator of the Year for Senior Lettings Negotiator Ran Ho and a lifetime achievement award for managing director Mark Walton. The team were also finalists in the North East Property Manager of the Year category.
Ran Ho, winner of the North East Letting Negotiator of the Year Award which was presented by ARLA President Valerie Bannister commented; “Accepting this award means a lot to me. Two years ago, I knew nothing about this industry but now I am totally enjoying my job and very proud of my career! This job gives me the opportunity to use and develop all my personal skill. I am very proud that I can help build up better communications and relationships with both student tenants and landlords from Chinese backgrounds in this industry.”
Mark Walton, founder of Walton Robinson and winner of a Lifetime Achievement award commented, “The Walton Robinson team is always progressing and this is the key to our success, we will never stop trying to be better”
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