Our Experienced Team
Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD. offers a wealth of Estate Agency knowledge with over 150 years of combined experience from the team comprising Stuart Punter, Eileen Punter, Charlie Panayi, Karen Slack, Wendy Anderson, Tamara Rice, Karen Jane Jardine, Molly Cheek and Tony Crumplin.
Stuart Punter – Sales Director
Stuart, Director of Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD has years of experience and has worked in several large Estate Agencies, starting out as trainee negotiator and working his way up to Branch Manager of a major corporate branch within his first 4 years. Stuart is City & Guilds accredited, and recognised by the Property Ombudsman Scheme.
Brought up on the Island, Stuart decided to open Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD to offer his future clients a more personal, professional and local approach to buying, selling and letting. Stuart has listened over the years what the public expect from their agent and has found most agents fall short of expectations. By learning from their mistakes, Stuart is determined to buck the trend and deliver a new set of standards in Estate Agency.
Eileen Punter – Lettings Director
Eileen, a Director of Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD was brought up on the Island, and is a professional landlord, property manager and property developer for over 30 years during which time she has developed a comprehensive and incisive knowledge of the lettings industry, on the Island and the Mainland.
Eileen is always friendly and very approachable and always remains acutely aware of the considerable responsibility and trust that landlords place in the team, Eileen is also accredited by the London Landlord Accreditation Scheme, a member of the NLA and the Isle of Wight Executive Landlord Group all helping to fully understand, first hand, what Landlords and Tenants expect, and would like to pass that knowledge on so that customers are always kept well informed and up to date on everything associated with Lettings their properties and to be able to offer you the highest standards and a comprehensive service, tailored to the wide ranging needs of property owners, first time investment owners, corporate landlords or owners wanting to let their homes.
Charlie Panayi – New Business Manager
Charlie is an exceptionally experienced, very friendly and accomplished Negotiator and Office Manager who is now responsible for managing all of Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD clients. Charlie is committed to ensuring that each Red Squirrel Property Shop LTD customer receives a stress free, first class service.
Charlie has 9 years of personal experience in both London and Isle of Wight in sales, lettings, developing and managing properties. He firmly believes in the personal and honest service that Red Squirrel Property Shop pride themselves in and he uses his honest approach with all customers to try and help understand their requirements so he can help them in finding their dream home, selling within a reasonable timeframe or letting a property out promptly for them.
Wendy Anderson - Senior Negotiator
Working closely with Charlie Wendy brings several years’ working experience as a Negotiator in Estate Agency, she also personally develops, lets and manages several properties. As a relatively new islander (moved here in 2011), she understands relocation, investment, and the permanent and holiday home market.
With many years in customer service, Wendy prides herself on her proactive manner and her diligence at providing an excellent service through communication and discussion. She is well respected as a Negotiator able to give solid advice and guidance and help both buyers and sellers reach their goals. As she says “Sellers want to sell, buyers want to buy – what we need to do is make it happen”. With her ‘can do’ attitude, we have every faith that the Wendy will be roaring success.
Tamara Rice – Administrator
Tamara joined the team 2.5 years ago as an apprentice administrator. Having surpassed all expectations Tamara is now an integral part of the team, working closely with the lettings & maintenance team to deliver the best possible customer experience for all Red Squirrel landlords.
As an Island resident all her life, and with Tamara’s family being in the building trade she has a strong interest in the property industry. Tamara was keen to join the team at Red Squirrel to learn from the vast amount of experience within the company and Red Squirrel in turn strongly believe that giving a young person the opportunity to learn and develop within a business organisation is an integral part of building the local business trade on the Isle of Wight.
Karen Jardine - Senior Letting Consultant
As our Senior Lettings Consultant, Karen has over 30 years’ experience in the personal property sector. In 2011 Karen sold her very successful Florist business and decided to pursue her second passion…..the love of property……..working as a Senior Negotiator, Karen has worked closely with Landlords and Tenants ensuring a smooth process through all aspects of property letting.
Karen strongly believes the key to a successful Tenancy is communication, keeping Landlords and Tenants informed every step of the way, whether you are a property developer with a large portfolio of properties or an individual Landlord who wants to let out their property for the first time and want a tenant who will love the property as much as they do, finding a suitable tenant is of the upmost importance.
Karen has a real passion for property and people, always wanting to go that extra mile to ensure everyone is happy, she will always offer an individual personal approach to best serve the needs of the Landlord and Tenant.
Sarah Cormack – Property Maintenance Co-Ordinator
Based in our Newport office and responsible for the smooth running of our Property Maintenance Department. Sarah is extremely customer focused and prides herself on her professionalism and friendly ‘can do’ attitude. Sarah moved from Chelmsford to the island in 2016 and has previously worked in property maintenance on the mainland for several years. As a land-lord herself, Sarah has first-hand knowledge of property matters and thoroughly enjoys the challenges that working within the property industry can bring.
Now living in Cowes, Sarah says she has no intention of leaving the island as she would never want to live anywhere else!
Molly Cheek – Sales Administrator
Molly has been with Red Squirrel for just over a year now, and provides essential support on the Sales side of the business to ensure we keep our extremely high standards for all Red Squirrel vendors.
As an Island resident all her life, Molly is keen and ambitious to learn everything about the property industry. Initially Molly supported the Lettings side of the business and has now moved on to the sales side to ensure our continued success with our prompt and proactive working style.
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