Boston's Longest Established Independent Estate Agent. Est. 1996
As Boston’s leading agent, the company bases its service on a no nonsense, no gimmicks, honest approach to Estate Agency and concentrates on giving a personal, professional service. We are confident that we provide our customers with the highest standard of service and a large proportion of our business is from recommendations.
Our sales success has been recognised by an Independent Survey of sold signs in the Boston area which consistently shows us as the top selling Agent since 2012.
Your home is probably the most important thing you will ever buy or sell - we want you to feel confident and reassured at each and every stage. We pride ourselves on offering guidance and assistance throughout the process – from prompt feedback following every viewing to structured progression of the transaction during the legal process.
Your property needs to look good, therefore we offer an attractive and competitive marketing package tailored towards your personal requirements. We are able to explain this in more detail to customers during a marketing appraisal appointment which are offered free and, of course, without obligation.
Good local knowledge is considered extremely important in estate agency. All the team at Sharman Burgess are locally born and bred so have a wealth local knowledge. We are here to guide you through the process and assist with any queries you may have. We have a great online marketing presence and a local office that you can visit at your convenience.
Sharman Burgess’ coverage is extensive. We handle property sales within a wide radius of Boston including more than 40 surrounding villages. As well as regular advertisements in the Boston Target all our properties are continuously advertised on the UK’s most well known property websites, therefore, our coverage is second to none.
Whilst our focus is on selling, we recognise the importance of good sound financial and legal advice and we are able to steer buyers and sellers towards reputable local professionals who are qualified to assist.
Meet the Team
Craig Holderness. Andrew Pears. Christian Clarke. Scott Harmon. Chris West. Melanie Boyden
Andrew Pears: Director
Andrew started in the business with The Michael Emmitt Organisation straight from school in 1984. Six years later he moved to a prominent corporate estate agency where he stayed for 20 years, 13 of which were spent as manager. He joined Sharman Burgess in 2011 as a Director and went on to acquire the business in 2013. Andrew is a Fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents and holds the College of Estate Management’s Certificate in Residential Estate Agency. He was honoured with the NAEA’s Award of Merit in 2009 for services to the Association. Andrew is based in our Boston office and is dedicated to looking after all of our sales progression. With over 32 years of experience in estate agency, your property could not be in safer hands.
Christian Clarke: Director
Christian has over 12 years’ experience in estate agency. Soon after leaving Boston Grammar school he started his career with a local independent agent before moving to one of the UK’s leading corporate estate agents where he proved to be a top performing sales negotiator for not only Boston but the East Midlands Region. He started working for Sharman Burgess at the beginning of 2013, and became a director in 2016. Christian is also an accomplished residential valuer and holds the ARLA Level 3 technical award in residential letting and property management.
Chris West: Assistant Manager
Chris joined the Company in January 2001 and is responsible for the smooth running of the office. He spear-heads the residential sales team and is heavily involved in sales negotiation. He is a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents, holds the NAEA level 3 technical award and has an NVQ in Residential Estate Agency. Chris studied at Boston Grammar School and is the longest serving member of staff at Sharman Burgess having worked for the company for over 15 years.
Scott Harmon: Senior Negotiator
Prior to joining our team in 2004, Scott worked for a local housing association where he gained valuable knowledge of the property market. He is an extremely experienced negotiator who has been personally responsible for the successful negotiation of many local property sales. He is also a Member of the National Association of Estate Agents and holds NAEA Level 3 Technical Award in the Sale of Residential Property.
Craig Holderness: Senior Valuer
Craig joined our team having worked for one of the UK’s leading corporate estate agents for over 15 years where he proved to be one of the top performing valuers in the county. He is one of the most experienced residential valuers in Lincolnshire. Craig is responsible for the majority of our valuations, and can offer expert advice about the local property market.
Melanie Boyden: Administrator
Mel joined the team in 2014 and is responsible for all administration from the production of sales particulars to dealing with advertising and media. Melanie is a local girl with many years experience in the office administration field having formerly worked at the Boston Grammar School for 18 years.