Meet Tom Storey

In our latest ‘Meet…’ Q&As, we spoke to Tom Storey, Director of Horton & Storey estate agents Shirley. Our ‘Meet…’ articles are just one of the ways in which we make it easier for our customers to get to know the team they’re trusting with the sale or purchase of their home.

At Horton & Storey, we want to provide a personable and relatable approach to serving our clients and believe that a good, independent estate agent is there to serve and be part of the local community. 

The rapport and transparency we provide are there to reassure you of our understanding of the true importance of the home to the those that live in it. Below, Tom 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.

Biggest influence in your career to date?
A previous manager who taught me that attention to detail is paramount.

Worst moment?
Missing ex-colleagues.

Best moment so far?
Incorporating Horton & Storey.

If you weren’t in the property industry, what else would you be?
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!

Worst habit?

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.

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.

If you’d like to discuss your residential property needs in more detail, or for more information on Horton & Storey estate agents Shirley, feel free to give us a call on 0121 663 0099, email us on or you can fill out our contact form.

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I recently purchased a property through Horton & Storey. Justyn and Emma were very approachable throughout, ensured I was kept up to date with any relevant information. Thank you all at H&S

Horton and Storey were the agent we chose for selling our property and we were very pleased with them, from the first visit to the close of business, house sold! Always interested in our needs, and professional in assessment, advice, and service. We enjoyed their continued involvement throughout and are pleased to recommend them to all future sellers.

Having recently sold my property through Horton & Storey, I have only the highest praise for Justyn and' All The Team'....ALWAYS kept up to date.....ALWAYS returning any phone messages......ALWAYS remaining polite and professional even when I occasionally put them under a little pressure. Highly recommended.5 star service.

Having recently sold our property through Horton & Storey, i would highly recommend them to anybody looking for an Estate Agent. Professional and thorough throughout the process, we was always kept up to date at every stage. Excellent Service.

Sa Iq (Purchaser) Very friendly and professional estate agents. The nicest agents we dealt with in our search for a proper

Tom and Justyn at Horton & Storey are an absolute joy to work with. Their knowledge, experience and expertise from the start set us at ease and made the process from start to finish an awesome experience. I would definitely recommend them!