Having worked within the industry for many years, Grant has enjoyed a successful career in one of the leading estate agents in the South. Through hard work and a determination to succeed he was rapidly promoted from trainee to a Divisional Director and was in charge of one of the most successful offices in the area. His passion for property and for providing the best service possible spurred him into opening Edwards in December 2009. The company has rapidly grown to become one of the largest and most highly regarded independent estate agents in the area with four offices in prominent and popular towns and the fifth office opening soon. The company was named after his late Grandfather and is in fact his own middle name and that of his son Harrison. He has lived in the Bournemouth area for many years and spends any spare time in the gym, walking his dogs or spending time with the family. Having worked in Bournemouth, Ferndown, Verwood, Ringwood, Southampton, Eastleigh and Wimborne he has a wide knowledge of the area and of the Estate Agency industry. Grant states; ‘I am passionate about property and truly believe that every client deserves a first class service that is tailored to their specific requirements. I am proud of my company and of the people who work for me. We have achieved a great deal in a short period of time with hard work and commitment, no matter what the market conditions. We are constantly adapting our marketing strategies and advertising campaigns to ensure that we offer the very best service to our clients. I welcome the opportunity to demonstrate our unique and professional services. ' Email:Show Email
The most important part of the husband and wife team, Hayley has been working within the Estate Agency industry for 13 years and now runs the administration department for Edwards in both sales and lettings. Living locally, she has great knowledge of the area and supports the management team to ensure our high standards are maintained in every aspect of what we do. Hayley oversees the Company administration and works closely with Piers La Fosse in the Lettings Department. Email:Show Email
Piers La Fosse has been at the forefront of the Estate Agency industry for many years covering both Sales and Lettings. He has worked in a variety of areas including Wimborne, Ferndown, Winchester and Salisbury and brings with him a wealth of experience. Utilising this knowledge, Edwards are able to provide a first class Sales and Lettings service and will also provide our clients with access to up to date information on the ever changing legal requirements which surround the Lettings aspect of estate agency. Piers States; ‘The entire team at Edwards is dedicated to providing the best sales and letting service available. I am keen to ensure that each and every client of Edwards receives the service they deserve and should demand.’ Email:Show Email
Alex is well known in the industry, having worked alongside Grant Brooks for many years in one of the most successful offices in the area.
Having worked at manager level for many years, his in depth knowledge of the Estate Agency process and the area and his strong skill set and personable nature ensures that his teams provide the very best service possible. Alex was born and educated locally and lived in Verwood for many years so he appreciates all that our beautiful area has to offer. Email:Show Email
Paul joined our Ferndown office in 2010 just 10 months after the office first opened. He started his Estate Agency career straight from school in 1986 and has worked in Ferndown and the surrounding areas for the past 30 years! He has gained senior management level experience with both corporate and independent Estate Agents and has acquired an in-depth knowledge and valuable experience of the local property market over this time. He has a desire to always deliver a first class professional service and is proud to have the opportunity of leading one of the most successful and respected Estate Agency teams in Ferndown and looks forward to dealing with past and future clients. Out of hours Paul enjoys walking his dog (a labradoodle called Darcey!) and keeping fit being a keen cyclist and runner. Email:Show Email
Jayson is well known in the area as one of the most experienced and professional Estate Agents and has the benefit of some 23 years of experience in the industry. Having lived in the area since 1979, he has an in- depth knowledge of the property market and has worked in Bournemouth Town Centre, Winton, Moordown, Parkstone and Ringwood. For the past 11 years he has worked in the Ferndown/ Bournemouth conurbation for a successful family firm where he has spent many years at manager level and has been responsible for the majority of Market Appraisals. He prides himself on his attention to detail, and has vast experience in marketing properties. He is a skilled photographer and understands the importance of first class customer service and presentation. Email:Show Email
Chris Bryan started his career back in 1997 giving him many years experience listing and selling properties across Poole and Bournemouth and coming from a corporate background has won several awards during his career for both management and sales. Now the proud Director of our Lower Parkstone Office his proven track record, excellent local knowledge and wealth of experience put him in the best position to give you honest and trustworthy advice when it comes to deciding how to market your home. His excellent training and management skills enhance and improve the work of this successful team and lead them from strength to strength. Email:Show Email
Laura has an experienced and very successful background in both listing and selling properties across Dorset, stretching across from Highcliffe to Wimborne. She started her career in corporate estate agency, equipping her with tried and tested methods, high levels of training and the essential confidence and drive needed in the competitive industry we’re in, with regional awards won for both selling and listing properties. Laura then moved into local estate agency, enabling her to gain established independence, a better focus on each individual client and an improved level of marketing and customer service. She is extremely proactive and prides herself on matching the perfect buyer with the perfect seller in order to create a seamless and stress free transaction. Her customer service is second to none, she delivers excellent communication to both buyer and seller and has excellent attention to detail. Email:Show Email
Sam has over a decade of experience within the industry. Having worked at manager level for many years, he brings with him in depth knowledge of all property related matters. Sam has a great understanding of providing a professional personal service for both clients and purchasers and matching their individual requirements. Having once competed for Great Britain in the Triathlon, he is a driven and determined individual who will always strive for the very best. Email:Show Email
Rachel is an essential part of the Edwards team in the Wimborne office. In her spare time Rachel enjoys socialising with her friends, spending time with her family and children along with walking her dog Chip. Having previously spent several years in the property industry, Rachel joined Edwards to increase her local experience with an established and growing brand. Email:Show Email
Nathan has joined the Ferndown team after a successful period within our Bournemouth branch. Since joining the team in Ferndown, Nathan has made an immediate impact with vendors and buyers alike, forging an instant reputation of honesty and delivering on his promises. Living locally, Nathan has over 5 years experience within the local estate agency market and has wider commercial experience having run his own successful business for almost 10 years. Nathan lives with his partner locally and has two children, outside work he enjoys paddle boarding, going to the gym and running. Email:Show Email
Lewis was born and raised in Poole and went to school just around the corner from the Edwards office in Lower Parkstone so he has great knowledge of the local area. Since finishing school Lewis has spent the last few years working within the industry for a local agent where he dealt with the majority of the marketing, ensuring the seller's property was marketed to the correct audience as well as showing their home in it's best possible light, carrying our viewings with buyers and providing regular updates to seller's to ensure they are fully kept in the loop and aware of the feedback from buyers, and then once he agreed on a sale he then helped the sale to progress through to completion even when things did not go to plan Lewis worked with the buyers and seller's to achieve the mutually desired outcome of the sale completing.
In his spare time, Lewis enjoys going to the gym, playing the odd round of golf (at the peril of other players) and socialising. Email:Show Email
Antonia started her career in estate agency three years ago and enhanced her knowledge and experience through a marketing and sales course which ran alongside her first year of estate agency. This also gave Antonia a more in depth understanding of the industry and compliance, as well as
Antonia has lived in Broadstone for 14 years which also enhances her knowledge of the local area and has built a fantastic relationship with other businesses and our valued customers. Antonia is confident and communicates effectively to give our clients the very best customer service, which then helps lead onto a trustworthy relationship with clients both buying and selling.
In Antonia’s free time she enjoys going to the gym and also enjoy socialising with friends over a bottle of wine! Email:Show Email
Nina joined Edwards in 2014 with ten years’ experience in most aspects of the property industry. Her experience and skills ranges from recruitment to lettings/sales negotiations and property management/branch administration to new homes sales. It is this skill set combined with her incredible attention to detail, local knowledge and work ethic that makes her the ideal candidate for her role as Branch Sales Controller. She is known for going the extra mile and can often be found working late into the evenings to keep her clients updated in what can be one of the most stressful of times. Nina is a local girl, born and bred in Poole and knows the area like the back of her hand. On a weekend she can often be found over The Purbecks on her mountain bike, taking in our exceptional coastline, or sat in a restaurant enjoying a lovely meal with friends, never taking the incredible area we live in for granted. Email:Show Email
Jack has joined the Verwood Office after spending the last few years developing property, buying, renovating and then selling on bringing some great hands on experience to our Company. Having lived in Southbourne for most of his life, he now lives in Christchurch with his family and young baby boy. Email:Show Email
James began his career in estate agency in 2007, working for one of the largest independent agents on the south coast. Since then he has gained invaluable knowledge of the local markets including Bournemouth, Southbourne, Poole and the New Forest. To ensure that he constantly provides his clients with the best experience possible, James completed his NFOPP (now Propertymark) examinations in 2014 to broaden his knowledge within the property industry. During his spare time, James enjoys being out in the open, fishing, hiking, running and going to the gym. Email:Show Email
Jill has lived locally for many years and brings to the Wimborne Office a broad spectrum of experience in both estate agency and new homes construction. Jill provides administrative support to the Wimborne team and considers her prime objectives are to offer a first class service to applicants and vendors alike in assisting their journey along the housing ladder and in achieving their ideals in the world of property. Email:Show Email
Nicky is a valuable member of the team. Having lived in Verwood for many years with her family, she is extremely familiar with the local area and utilises her extensive knowledge when helping people to find the right home. Her attention to detail ensures that the Verwood office are able to provide a first class service. Email:Show Email
Rebekah joined Edwards in 2018 as Branch Administrator. She was born in Winchester and began her career in agency in lettings, later transferring to sales. After a move to the Dorset area, working with a large independent company, Rebekah decided to take an administration role within a family run independent company. Email:Show Email
Andrew thrives on helping clients secure their future financial well-being by advising them on their investments, pensions, mortgages and protection. Being an adviser provides Andrew the opportunity to develop a professional and personal lifetime bond with clients helping them to make some of the most important decisions of their lives regarding their and their family's financial future. Andrew always strives to provide his clients with the kind of service they would expect from a friend or family member, which in turn rewards him as much as it does them. They know that he is 'on call' any day of the week and they are confident that he always, ALWAYS advises the best course of action for THEM and puts THEIR needs at the centre of everything he does. Andrew has over 20 years of experience in the Financial Services industry and has been recognised many times over the years for the outstanding levels of customer service that he has provided; Andrews personal mantra is that ‘I don't treat the customer like a king, I treat them like my Mum. And trust me, I do love my Mum!!!’ Andrew has a very active life and openly encourages his colleagues to join him for games of squash.