Ashish Karia – Managing & Sales Director
I opened VeeZed Residential doors in 2012, having worked my way up in property from junior Lettings Negotiator, Sales Manager and Branch Manager positions to now a proud Director of VeeZed Residential. It’s a cliché, I know, but this Estate Agent is genuinely all about the people. As a small team, it’s easy to upset the balance so we employ as much on personality and fit as skill set. There’s very little hierarchy here and definitely no politics. Just great, accountable people, pulling together to get the job done.
My circumstances are very different now compared to when I set the Estate Agent up. We have broken in to the market slowly but surely as they say! We have grown from strength to strength and my vision is to more smiles on people by doing it the right and sincere way. VeeZed Residential’s growth and progression, its core of creativity and the challenge of new business keeps the fire burning bright. What I do beyond VeeZed? Keen cricketer having played for Kenya in the years 2002-2007, gym, tennis and deal help with my dads business in Kenya which has been established since 1990’s.
Fernando Gopaul – Property & Lettings Manager
I am always looking for opportunities to expand my knowledge and develop expertise in property management. I am passionate about my work and always look to meet the needs of both parties in a negotiation. My interpersonal skills combined with my time management and organisational skills have facilitated my growth at VeeZed Residential, along with an excellent team I am proud to be a part of.
I was born in the UK, but my family originate from Spain. Spanish is my second language and the culture still rubs off on me from my family.
I thrive on being organised and at the heart of the action which makes the Property Manager role perfect. Constantly talking to people, liaising between landlords, tenants and contractors to keep the property portfolio on track. I’ve also gone the extra mile to do courses in property management to enhance my career.
Arran Bhad – Lettings Negotiator
Before I started at VeeZed my career path was a bit obscured working mainly in the leisure industry and I even completed a level 2 diploma in plumbing. Thankfully, I found VeeZed where I was able to start my new career as a letting’s negotiator. My previous experience in my customer facing roles have helped me hit the ground running here at VeeZed as I have gained a high standard of customer service which I plan to maintain throughout my career. Furthermore, within my time at school I gained knowledge in media and marketing which I plan to bring to VeeZed in the future!
I would consider myself as a very vocal person, which is why I believe I fit into the lettings negotiator role perfectly constantly liaising with tenants and landlords is a crucial part of the role to be successful.
Outside of VeeZed I am a keen golfer and have been playing since I was 13 years old, it is a big passion of mine and a huge part of who I am. I also love anything gym related!
Komal Tanna – Sales Negotiator
Since I joined the team in January 2015, I feel I have achieved so much it’s difficult to know where to start. My main role is working within the lettings side of the business to ensure that we provide the best service that we possibly can for both our client landlords and applicants looking for a home.
Before joining the VeeZed team I had worked in retail 7 years as a demand planner, which taught me a great deal about dealing with the public and managing the companies expectations. One of the reasons that I was interested in joining the company is that they actively encourage academic study of the technical aspects of the business. As a result I have passed my exams for NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals) and continue to go on courses to further my knowledge in the Lettings and Sales industry.
Jasmine Patel – Property Manager
Before I joined the company in August 2018 my career path had been somewhat varied with recruitment and accounting roles . However my passion has always been with property and I was thrilled when the opportunity arose to join such an enthusiastic and driven team to fulfil my ambition of working within the property industry. Being a landlord myself (and a tenant at various times), I understand the importance of protecting property as an asset. I started out as a Property Maintenance Inspector visiting around 30 properties a week providing a visual report to landlords. After a few months, I progressed to the role of Property Manager responsible for any issues that arise after tenants have checked into their property.
I am also in the process of gaining an NFOPP (National Federation of Property Professionals) which has already helped expand my understanding of the legal maze. After showing what I could do as a property manager I was promoted to managing the rest of the Property Management Team overseeing, check ins, check outs, inspections and general maintenance and we are working really well together. This still involves liaising with tenants, landlords and contractors ensuring all parties are aware of progress being made. I really enjoy my role and look forward to continuing to grow within it and meet any challenges it may bring! In addition to that, I manage the in house accounting process.
Kam Kaur – Property Management
For as long as I can remember, I have always been intrigued by properties and the property market, so it was an instinctive decision to join a fantastic team who have a strong impact within my local area and beyond. I help manage our portfolio of properties, not just by reporting issues tenants may have, but also by providing solutions to these concerns, and being on top of our entire property portfolio by ensuring my time management and effectiveness is at its best. I pride myself on playing an essential role in managing your assets from start to finish and strive to ensure I deliver a 5* customer service all around! Having a degree in media and journalism I have a thirst for information and since joining the team I have gained an incredible amount of Real Estate knowledge ensuring that all of our clients are confident in my capabilities to manage their property portfolio.
It was important to me that I joined a company who really cared for their clients and ensured that they put their needs and wants first. VeeZed Residential customer service is exceptional and by joining the team in early 2020 I have gained an abundance of experience in customer care skills. I am best described as a passionate individual who strives to deliver the best service, with my client’s best interests at heart and look forward to managing your property.