SCREENS showing rolling slides of property instead of traditional photoboards are a feature of a new estate agent that has opened at Chineham Shopping Centre.

The business is called Loddon Properties, and it is run by Dawn Berends, who has more than 20 years of experience in the industry, both as an estate agent and a landlord.

To mark the opening of the business, a launch party with entertainment, refreshments and giveaways was held.

The giveaways included footballs, pens, and shopping bags, and one lucky punter, Rashmi Norbury, from Chineham, won an iPad Mini.

Delighted with the launch, Dawn said: “It was fantastic – it far exceeded my expectations. We have excellent footfall as we are next door but one to Tesco.”

Dawn is supported by her team of sales and lettings professionals, who put great store in serving the local community and delivering the highest level of service to customers.

Dawn said Loddon Properties offers real knowledge and expertise in the Basingstoke area, with a specific focus on Chineham and surrounding villages.

“As someone who lives locally, and as a landlord in the area, I felt there was a real opportunity to do things differently,” said Dawn.

“People want an agency with local knowledge, and breadth of experience in the property business.

“They need to be kept informed of what’s happening, whether it be feedback on a viewing of their property, or simply practical advice, but most of all, buyers, sellers, landlords and tenants all want to do business with people who take care and pride in what they do, and who will be honest with them.”