The JEAA breakfast meeting held on Wednesday 29 January at the Pomme d’Or Hotel was attended by 34 member agents together with 7 speakers.
Gill Hunt – President of the JEAA and Propertymark NAEA Regional Executive for the Channel Islands opened the event by welcoming attendees and giving a brief update on recent activity within the industry locally.
Lloyds Bank International presented their mortgage criteria and informed attendees of their new “buy to let” product for small investors. The presentation was very informative and questions followed after the event. Lloyds Bank International were represented by Jason Lewis – Business Development Manager, who gave the presentation,Jonathan Bugbird – Senior Mortgage Manager and Michelle Cullen – Bringing Banking to You Manager. In addition, Alasdair Gardner - Islands Director and Matthew Beresford - Head of Community Banking also attended.
Following a short break, the Jersey Office of the Information Commissioner (JOIC) represented by Anne King gave an informative talk on data protection relating to the property industry.
The meeting concluded with networking after Gill had thanked everyone for attending.
The feedback received after the event was excellent.
We hold regular meetings for our member agents who prove their professionalism and commitment to the industry by keeping up to date with the latest legislation.
We are supporting all our member firms in their Membership of NAEA Propertymark and encouraging all our members to undertake the professional exams for NAEA Propertymark (Sales) and also ARLAPropertymark (Lettings).
We encourage all vendors and buyers to choose a member agent to ensure best practice. (Find our agents here https://www.jeaa.je/members).
This month we have reached out to over 20 agent firms who have not yet signed up to the Professional Code of Conduct.