James has built an impressive career excelling through the varied disciplines of financial services, marketing and private business. With his customer focused attention to detail, business acumen and ethical practices, James felt it was time to bring his astute knowledge and experience to the property market.
James’ business ethos is that ‘the team is stronger than the individual’. James actively promotes his staff to design, develop and apply innovative solutions that ensure quality customer service, using the latest technological tools to provide our clients with unrivalled results. James has a ‘lead by example’ work ethic, impeccable values and ambition and is a firm believer that an outstanding team is the key. This impressive combination ensures the success of Barker & Smart Sales and Letting Agents, the new benchmark in this industry!
Chris Smart ANAEA
Chris later joined the company in 2015 as Co-Owner of both companies and the newly appointed HMO arm of the business. Chris, who personally oversees all three businesses, brings a wealth of experience in the Estate Agency and Lettings sector, having worked in the East Northants area for over 20 years now. Chris is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents and has over 20 years’ experience within the industry.
Chris lives locally and has worked within the East Northamptonshire area covering: Northampton, Wellingborough, Kettering, Corby and Rushden. Chris previously ran a very successful Estate Agency and is a well respected and approachable individual. With a wealth of experience Chris is here to help in all aspects of buying, selling and letting.
Jo looks after our busy accounts
department here at Barker and
Smart Ltd. Jo joined us in 2011
and is an enthusiastic, core
member of our team.
Sales & Lettings Negotiator
Katie has been in industry for just over twelve
months but already has a fantastic understanding,
she brings great enthusiasm and a wealth of fresh
ideas to the team. Katie is a conscientious and
hardworking Letting Agent who consistently
goes above and beyond for both Landlords
Mortgage & Protection Specialist
James has been with the company for several years,
and has wealth of knowledge, experience
of the financial industry. James is a
great asset to the team. James is able
to build great working relationships with
out clients when looking for a mortgage,
or protecting themselves or their family
with individually tailored insurance plans.
Sales & Lettings Negotiator
Previously an estate agent in Bedford,
Jake prides himself in giving a high level
of customer service. Jake offers a broad
knowledge of the Bedfordshire and
Northamptonshire market, he also
strives to learn more and eventually
wants to open and run his own successful
Lauren joined the team in 2014.
Over those years. Lauren has progressed
into working within the team at ProAdvice
as an Administration Coordinator.
Lauren is a hardworking and caring
individual and makes it an essential
part of her day to meet all our client’s needs.