For­mer land­lords at home with go­ing it alone in prop­erty sec­tor

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key around and ar­rang­ing ac­cess for sev­eral dif­fer­ent vis­its.

Through lots of train­ing and late nights we’ve man­aged to get to where we are now. a busi­ness. Net­work­ing groups we have joined have also been a mas­sive help, while An­drew is a mem­ber of the Fed­er­a­tion of Small Busi­nesses. It is so im­por­tant to get out and net­work. sched­ule is hec­tic, we have a rule that Sun­day is a work-free fam­ily day. We usu­ally go swim­ming and then out for a nice lunch, although our daugh­ter al­ways has the fi­nal say in what we do. We are also big film needs to be. Nor­mally, it would be a take­away at the week­end or a meal in a nice restau­rant. We hope we can be­come the pre­ferred con­trac­tor for sev­eral more leas­ing agents. to gain each other more busi­ness.

“We would now like to build on that, and our aim is grow our mem­ber­ship to 30-plus busi­nesses which de­liver high stan­dards of work­man­ship and out­stand­ing cus­tomer ser­vice that we can rec­om­mend to oth­ers.

“BNI Aberdeen­shire has been a suc­cess for all of its mem­bers and it’s amaz­ing that we’ve passed more than £1mil­lion of in­voiced busi­ness in our first 12 months.

“It’s a fan­tas­tic sup­port net­work for any busi­ness and that suc­cess has come by us work­ing to­gether and sup­port­ing one another.”

The group meets ev­ery Fri­day at the Porter­house Restau­rant, Thain­stone Ex­change, near In­verurie, to dis­cuss busi­ness op­por­tu­ni­ties.

There are cur­rently 14 chap­ters in BNI Aberdeen North, with more than 400 mem­bers. BNI has about 13,000 mem­bers in the UK and Ire­land, and 220,000 more world­wide.

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