Our Team

Andrew Watt

Andrew's Estate Agency career began in 1992 with an independent estate agency before he moved to a corporately owned agent where he won many accolades through his years there. Operating in the Lanarkshire area since 1999, Andrew has an in-depth knowledge of the local market and has enjoyed proven success selling all types of property from extensive modern developments, land plots, property portfolios through to individual bespoke homes. In Partnership with Kevin McAllister, the duo launched the Residence business in 2012 and it continues to grow, outperform the market and has quickly established itself as the 'agent of choice' in Lanarkshire. As a keen sportsman, Andrew brings a winning mentality, fresh passion and enthusiasm to the property market where he has built up many professional relationships and formed many friendships with his clients through his career. Andrew will provide honest advice on everything from presenting your home to the market and conducting viewings to brochure design and marketing effectively. Having worked through two recessions, Andrew knows how important it is to have an agent that is genuinely interested in helping you move. Andrew spends his spare time watching rugby, playing football and is a keen golfer.

Andrew Watt

Telephone: 01698 444222
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Kevin McAllister

Kevin McAllister has worked in the property industry since 1994. He began his career working for a small independent firm before moving through to Fife to work with a large corporate agency. During this time he handled sales covering the East Neuk and and St Andrews before returning to the west coast to take up a senior agency position in Hamilton. In 2001 Kevin launched Portfolio Letting which, under his guardianship, became the largest single independent Letting Agent in Lanarkshire with a reputation for handling some of the most prestigious property in the area. Kevin successfully guided Portfolio to a sale in 2013 to allow him to focus solely on the continued growth and expansion of Residence and is relishing the opportunity to return full time to his first love Estate Agency. Attention to detail and high standards of customer care are key to Residence, and both Kevin and Andrew fully understand the importance of the demand for a high standard of service you would expect when you are selling your most valuable asset, but appreciate that it is also your home. Married with a young family, Kevin enjoys travel and participates in many sporting activities.

Kevin McAllister

Telephone: 01698 444333
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Chris Burt

During a career which began in 1996 initially with an independent agency, moving on a few years later to work with a large corporate agency, Chris has enjoyed success selling all types of property in and around Lanarkshire. His focus is squarely on customer service and he is looking forward to providing the same high standards and attention to detail as always, which he feels is paramount in today's marketplace. This will ensure the experience is as enjoyable and smooth as possible when selling your most precious asset. When not working hard selling houses, Chris loves spending time with his young daughter and participates in sporting activities such as 5-a-side football. He also enjoys relaxing with his friends and family.

Chris Burt

Telephone: 01698 444 333
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Wilma Duncan

Wilma Duncan joined Residence in November 2012 after an Estate Agency career dating back to 2004 covering both the Lanarkshire and East Kilbride areas. A sales career is where Wilma has excelled thorough the years in business and where she has enjoyed success in varying sectors. It is from this solid foundation, Wilma enjoys applying all her experience and key skills to her role within Residence. Wilma prides herself in forming relaxed and approachable relationships with customers and understands the importance of her clients being comfortable in letting her find the solution to their buying or selling requirements. She lives and has worked most of her career in Lanarkshire and believes this is a huge advantage to Residence clients. Wilma is a full time mother and wife and enjoys watching her son play football, reading, likes to keep fit and spend time relaxing at home with her family.

Wilma Duncan

Telephone: 01698 444 222
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Kelli Murphy

Kelli joined Residence in August 2014 after a 2 year career as a Letting Negotiator within a prestigious Letting Agency in the Lanarkshire area. Kelli gained a wealth of knowledge whilst in the the letting industry and gained the reputation as a trustworthy and reliable negotiator with clients recognising her approachability, customer focus and high standard of service. Prior to embarking on a career in the property industry, Kelli spent 14 years as a Cabin Manager for an international airline. As a result of her outstanding customer service skills, Kelli was appointed the prestigious position as an ambassador where she attended numerous international events in representation of the company. Kelli is confident that her extensive customer service experience combined with the enthusiasm she has in her current role will enhance the excellent reputation of Residence further. Having lived in the Uddingston and Bothwell area all her life, Kelli has a vast knowledge of most residential areas within Lanarkshire. In her spare time she enjoys running and watching her son play football.

Kelli Murphy

Telephone: 01698 444 333
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Julie Gillespie

Julie was recruited from a local estate agency where she built a great customer service reputation. Client’s have described her as friendly and approachable and it is evident that she has a passion for her job. She was previously involved with an equestrian family business and in the past has experience in buying and selling houses, including carrying out major refurbishments and interior design. Having travelled extensively in her career, she has confidence in meeting new people and enjoys new challenges. She is qualified tennis coach and currently plays competitive tennis in the West of Scotland Leagues. Her other hobbies include playing golf and catching up with her two grown up children after their busy weeks.

Julie Gillespie

Telephone: 01698 444222
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Lauren Forrester

Lauren is a newcomer to the industry. She joins us here at Residence after spending 4 years working in Education where she specialised in the support of Deaf children. Lauren studied British Sign Language for a number of years and has built an excellent level of fluency. This has equipped her with exceptional communication skills and an ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals, something which will be invaluable to her here at Residence. Lauren feels that her friendly and approachable manner, ability to build professional relationships and attention to detail equip her to offer excellent customer service to our clients. Having lived all her life in Lanarkshire she has a good local knowledge and is excited to take on this new challenge. In her free time Lauren enjoys spending time with friends and family, is an avid reader and loves baking creative cakes.

Lauren Forrester

Telephone: 01698 444 333
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Judith McGill

Judith joins Residence with a wealth of estate agency experience having had a career in the industry spanning twelve years. Working for a corporately owned agent she initially learned her trade within the Ayrshire market starting as a trainee negotiator then progressing through the ranks to eventually managing offices on the Southside of Glasgow. A highly respected individual with an excellent reputation within the industry, Judith thrives on delivering a first class service, professionalism and consistently endeavours to obtain the best results for her clients. Prior to embarking on a career in estate agency she studied photography for four years which has given her a keen eye for detail and still remains a favourite past time. Away from work Judith also enjoys equestrian pursuits and waking her two Golden Retrievers.

Judith McGill

Telephone: 01357 572 222
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Join Us

At Residence, we pride ourselves in offering an exceptional level of service. Our sales team are highly motivated, approachable, hardworking, extremely passionate about property and are willing to go the extra mile to achieve results and make deals happen.

Our business has gone from strength to strength since we began in 2012 and a huge part of our success is down to having the right people in the right places. At Residence we expect nothing but the best and look for trust, loyalty, dependability and dedication from our colleagues.

If you think you've got the special qualities needed at Residence and would fit in with our team, please send us your C.V. along with a covering letter.

We look forward to hearing from you ............

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