A career in residential property at director, agency business owner and consultant level, Alan Thompson has developed deep knowledge of this sector and an unwavering enthusiasm for the challenges this capricious market presents – demanding the most forward, tactical thinking and innovative responses.
A pioneer within the property industry, Alan was pivotal in developing small start-up property business’ to becoming the household names we know today in the agency and development markets. In the estate agency sphere, Alan managed 50 regional offices in the south east before moving into self-employment in the development and consultancy arena.
Becoming a specialist in the restoration and conversion of substantial listed buildings, with a particular focus on marketing and sales, Alan coined the phrase ‘lock up and leave’ for wealthy owners of multiple properties. Alan went on to co-found an investment and development company in which residential properties were acquired, achieved ‘change of use’ design and planning status and ultimately resold or developed – with several mansion house and country manor estates across the south of the UK transformed into high quality, luxury apartments and vertical wings.
A ‘disrupter’ in the property market, Alan continues to strive for improvement and simplicity within the property sector. He has developed an innovative, unique system of property ownership transfer to bringing ‘first day commitment’ to the beginning of the property buying and selling process. The ‘property commitment bond©’ is in development discussion, prior to market launch and has universal support from conveyancers, principal estate agency professional bodies, the property ombudsman service and central government.
A consummate relationship builder with an infectious enthusiasm for the property sector, Alan established Fidẽlitãs over three decades ago to support and advise corporate and private clients of all sizes, with any project concept, within the wider residential property market. With a vast array of connections, market knowledge and client focused approach; Fidẽlitãs offers a uniquely impartial service and enjoys a solid reputation based on honesty and trust.