Husband and wife team, Chris and Merolyn Whitaker, joined The Property Franchise Group in 2015 following 16 years serving in the Army’s Intelligence Corps. Just two years later, the couple completed on one of the network’s largest ever single office acquisitions…
So, what was the motivation behind this huge career change for the former military pair?
“Throughout our years in the Army, we’d continually invested in property and had built up a successful portfolio across the South West of England. We’d always struggled to find an estate and lettings agent that we really trusted and who delivered the quality of customer service that we expected, something which was particularly important for us due to the long periods we’d spend away from home on deployment.
We’d both always wanted to be our own boss, and with our previous experience of the property industry and those within it, estate agency was the natural progression into this."