We have a very large development and have recently employed your Melrose branch to market our properties. I would like to inform you that I am absolutely delighted with the proactive and efficient service your team are providing. Both properties are now under offer which is a great result.
Rural & Professional Services
Following its inception in 2006, the Rural & Professional Services department has continually expanded its service provision. Services range from farm and estate valuations to residential portfolios worth £50-£100 million. We are also increasingly being asked to act as independent experts and consultants on a range of valuation issues and disputes. Our valuations are recognised by the major clearing banks.
Chris Hall MRICS(Director)
Chris joined Rettie & Co. in 2005 to head up its new Rural and Professional Services Department. He is actively involved in the agency; sales, purchases and valuation of rural property throughout Scotland. Chris is a graduate of agriculture from Newcastle University. Before joining Rettie & Co. he worked at Langley-Taylor in 1987, and qualified as a chartered surveyor in 1991, before being appointed a partner in 1995.
Alastair Houlden MRICS(Associate Director)
Alastair joined the Residential Sales department at Rettie & Co. in March 2001, following four years of estate management on the Beaulieu Estate in Hampshire. In 1998 he qualified as a chartered surveyor after graduating from the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester with a degree in Rural Estate Management and prior to this he studied building construction and civil engineering for three years.
Ian Lyburn(Trainee Surveyor)
Ian joined Rettie & Co in January 2012 as a Graduate. Ian has an extensive background in agriculture and has recently completed his degree in Edinburgh. Ian is working towards his Chartered Surveying qualification. Ian's role is to help expand the businesses Farm Land and Estate Sales.