10 questions challenge: James Birt from Naylor Powell

Virtual viewings, remote working, the stamp duty holiday and property market predictions - we hear from Naylor Powell's managing director, James Birt, who takes on the SoGlos 10 questions challenge.

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Interview with James Birt, Naylor Powell

While some things have hardly changed, there have also been huge developments in the estate agency sector over the past 20 years – with the last 12 months seeing technologies such as virtual viewings become hugely popular through several lockdowns.

Naylor Powell’s experienced managing director, James Birt, discusses his love-hate relationship with technology, the challenges of leading offices across the county, and why Gloucestershire perhaps didn’t need the stamp duty holiday when it was introduced in 2020…

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Tuesday 02 March 2021

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