Tom Storey – Managing Director
At Horton & Storey, we want to provide a personable and relatable approach to serving our clients and believe that a good estate agent is there to serve and be part of the local community.
The transparency we provide is there to reassure you of our understanding of the true importance of the home to those that live in it. Below, Tom Storey tells us more about his life outside the world of property.
Who got you into property?
I applied for a trainee job as I thought it looked fun!
Favourite memory in the industry?
The day I became a Chartered Surveyor.
What is the most significant influence in your career to date?
A previous manager taught me to concentrate on the small things which have big impacts.
Additionally, What has been the worst moment?
Sales falling through at the last minute and a lack of communication are equally frustrating.
What is the best moment so far?
Incorporating Horton & Storey and being shortlisted for the RICS Young Surveyor of the Year Award.
What else would you be if you weren’t in the property industry?
Living in Cornwall by the sea.
How do you progress from a trainee negotiator to a Director?
Learn something new every day, help others and choose role models.
What are your greatest passions outside Horton & Storey?
Three things, my family, being outdoors and rugby.
What would you love to do but never have the time or money for it?
To rebuild an old Land Rover and use it for appointments!
What word or phrase most depicts your personality?
Do it once and do it properly.
What’s your greatest fear or phobia?
Being late for an appointment.
Also, If you had a theme song – what would it be?
The Who – Eminence Front.
Name three things that are always in your shopping trolley.
Red peppers, some form of cheese, and a discount item, so I feel that I’ve got a bargain.