James Merewether

James Merewether

AssocRICS MFPWS

James has been involved in the property industry since 2010, working as an Area Sales Manager for an independent Estate Agent in South West London and more recently, helping to start the London business for a well-known hybrid Estate Agent. He is now looking forward to progressing his career in Surveying by becoming an associate member of RICS this year with the aspiration of full membership in the future. Away from work, he enjoys bike touring and going to music gigs.

Tel extension: 310 | Mob: 07795 195021 | Email: james.merewether@peterbarry.co.uk

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