Britain’s blingest estate agents rake in £30,000-a-MONTH by posing with Rolls Royces and Cuban cigars… – The Sun
BRITAIN’S blingest estate agents say they are earning £30,000-a-MONTH each by posing with Rolls Royces and cuban cigars.
Staff at Tyron Ash have amassed 75,000 Instagram followers thanks to their ‘footballer-style’ snaps featuring mansions and supercars.
Attractive staff with perfect hair-dos, sharp suits and big watches are encouraged to post corny captions such as “greatness is unfolding”.
Owner Tyron Ash was picture with a large Cuban cigar and posted: “If I were to bet on one thing, it would be myself.”
The company was trolled by critics for its Apprentice-style brashness, which also shows the boss posing with a Rolls Royce.
But bosses say there is no better way to say multi-million pound properties – than selling a millionaires’ lifestyle.
Founder Tyron Ash blasted “snobs” who tried to criticise his company pictures as being like scenes from a US soap-opera, insisting “We’re no Del Boys.”
Tyron, 35, said: “I always say to people in the business that you only get one chance to make a first impression.
“I don’t want people to look at us and see someone turning up in a cheap suit.
“I want people to take pride in their appearance, understand we’re a successful company and show ourselves in the best light at all times and we take a lot of pride in our appearance.
“In other countries like America and Australia, real estate is a far more glamorous industry.
“The realtors can be superstars on big commissions with faces on billboards and big commission.
“You see them with faces on billboards and they have TV shows, that’s the way we want to go.
“You get to the UK and it’s the image of that typical high street office with a couple of guys having a fag out the front and it’s just a different breed.
“Our average fee is £20,000 to £25,000 per house we sell, so we have agents who are just 20, 25 years old and they are earning 15, 20, 30 grand a month.”
The sharp-suited mogul currently has nearly 80 agents and regularly deals with Premier League footballers and high-profile clients.
His staff work on a self-employed basis, but enjoy 50 per cent of commission on sales they make, meaning they have the potential to make tens of thousands of pounds every month.
The firm, based in London’s swanky Mayfair, was criticised by one Twitter poster, who wrote: “Mate that website is amazing. How do they get it so wrong”.
Another joked: “Apparently Tyron Ash has regularly broken down barriers in all of his experiences to date. Eh?”
Tyron said: “There was a lot of banter going around on Twitter about us and how we present ourselves as a business.
“Yes, it’s a bit of a flashy concept about our people and how they put themselves out there but we are no Del Boys.
“I felt like I had been expecting it for a long time, it wasn’t something that shocked me because it’s a very new concept.
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“A couple of people were upset by the comments but it’s not something that’s hurt our business.
“We’ve got a lot of clients who love how we market the properties, the way we market ourselves and we attract people to do a lot of business.
“We’ve had trolling before and a lot of it was funny – I wasn’t offended by a lot of it – I took most of it in good humour.”