Dad-of-two Richard Bergin is planning a fairytale trip to Disneyland Paris with his family after being awarded Sales Consultant of the Year for Redrow.
The holiday is a celebration for the 28-year-old from West Manchester after he succeeded in achieving the title with Redrow Homes (Lancashire) after almost five years us.
“The award of Sales Consultant of the Year is something that has always been a target at whatever development I was working at,” said Richard, who was based at developments in Walkden and Lancaster, before arriving at Oak Leigh Gardens, in Barrow, near Clitheroe, when it launched in June last year.
“I enjoy my job and the award is an acknowledgement that I am doing it, well. I have targets to meet and, at Oak Leigh Gardens, we were well above the half way mark after only six months. But for me it’s not just about meeting or exceeding targets and getting sales – I want to make sure I’m finding the right house for the right customer, one that suits their needs.”
Richard was presented with a framed certificate and a cash prize at our annual sales conference. The certificate is already hanging proudly on the wall of his office and the money has been earmarked for the magical trip with fiancée Sarah and children Violet, aged four, and Isaac, three.
He says it’s only right his family should share the prize: “The award was in my sights but so too is providing for my family and, like the Redrow ethos, being able to give them ‘a better way of life’.”
Claire Jarvis, Lancashire sales director for Redrow, praised Richard for the hard work and dedication that has seen him achieve his success.
She commented: “Richard is the first person to greet customers when they come into our sales office at Oak Leigh Gardens and he does so with friendliness that puts people at ease straight away.
“Of course he has sales and exchange targets to meet and they are taken into consideration when the decision is made as to who deserves the award, but what is important too is that he helps people to make the right choices, ones that they are happy with months and years down the line.
“We send in mystery shoppers to judge our consultants – so we know that Richard provides the same service all the time, every time, and helps people to choose the right property and to personalise it to their own taste using options and upgrades available via My Redrow.”
Oak Leigh Gardens in Whalley Road offers three and four-bedroom homes from our Arts & Crafts-inspired Heritage Collection with current prices from £321,995.
“It’s a great development which makes my job easier than ever, because I am selling quality homes backed by Redrow’s reputation in a superb location,” Richard added. “It is nicely situated between Clitheroe and Whalley, with footpaths through the development leading to lovely pubs and, whichever way you look, you’ve got gorgeous views of rolling hills which make it a great place to bring up a family.”
Would-be owners can tap into Richard’s wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm and view the fully-furnished show homes at Oak Leigh Gardens, open daily from 10am to 5.30pm.