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Highgate Homes
349-351 Blackpool Road
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 3AB

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Our staff are friendly, knowledgeable, and passionate about property. Between us, we have decades of experience in the property market and are keen to share our expertise. Please click on a staff member to find out more or to contact them directly.

Faisal Hussain
Faisal Hussain
Company Director
Shaun McFaul
Shaun McFaul
Company Director
Cristian-Valeriu Penel

Cristian-Valeriu Penel

Lettings Negotiator
cristian@highgatehomes.co.uk

Hailing from Romania, Cristian has a background in photography and broadcasting, which he has used to refine our photographic processes to make sure your property looks the best. Cristian handles most of our viewings, inventories, inspections, floor plans and has very keen eye for detail. Cristian enjoys cycling, travelling and kickboxing.

Declan Taylor

Declan Taylor

Office Manager
declan@highgatehomes.co.uk

Declan joined the Highgate Homes team in October 2019 as an apprentice lettings assistant. Originally from a marketing background in the construction and property sector, Declan enjoys gaming, taking long walks and love reading all things political.

Faisal Hussain

Faisal Hussain

Company Director
faisal@highgatehomes.co.uk

Faisal has property in his blood – he began managing his father’s large portfolio of properties before he even turned twenty. More than a decade later, he has unmatched experience in the Preston lettings market and manages our large-scale refurbishments and developments. He holds a degree in accounting.

Marcin Herich

Marcin Herich

Maintenance Team
marcin@highgatehomes.co.uk

Although Marcin specialises in wood work and roofing, he has mastered all aspects of the building trade in the past 5 years since arriving in the UK. Marcin is a master joiner and takes pride in his work. Known for his exacting standards. Marcin will never drop his tools until the job is done properly! In his spare time, Marcin enjoys walking, cycling and football.

Nazakat Ali Karim

Nazakat Ali Karim

Office Manager
ali@highgatehomes.co.uk

Ali’s passion for property started in his twenties when he purchased his first property for rental purposes. He has been managing property for over twenty years now and is well versed in the business. His passions and hobbies include computing, photography and historical buildings. Outside of the office, he is committed to education and has a Diploma of Higher Education. He has always enjoyed studying and is continually updating his skills. He is fluent in English, Urdu, Punjabi and understands a little Gujarati.

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Maintenance Team
smartchoiceconstructionnw@gmail.com

Perrie has been with us since 2018, although he has spent many years in the building trade including managing many large projects. He is a dedicated family man with a young family and in his spare time he likes to play and watch football. He is also a keen walker and is aiming to complete the national 3 peak challenge this year. This entails climbing Ben Nevis, Scaffel Pike and Snowdon in a 24 hour period. We of course wish him all the best of luck.

Shaun McFaul

Shaun McFaul

Company Director
shaun@highgatehomes.co.uk

Shaun has been in sales for over 30 years and also has a long experience in management, he took his first steps into estate agency in 2014. Since then he hasn’t looked back. He is keen on sports especially cycling and running having ran 3 marathons and numerous half marathons whilst raising money for cancer relief. He also enjoys cooking in his spare time.

Umar Batan

Umar Batan

Lettings Negotiator
umar@highgatehomes.co.uk

Umar started working with us in 2021 and is loving his role. He has a long history in customer service with over 15 years of experience. He has a passion for people and property with a particular preference for rentals. Umar recently married and is looking to start a family in the very near future. His interests outside work are football, hiking and he loves nothing more than being close to nature. Umar is fluent in English, Gujrati, Urdu and Spanish.

Standards

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Property Redress Scheme

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We are members of the Property Redress Scheme.

The Property Redress Scheme is a government approved Redress Scheme who resolves complaints between Members and their consumers. The Property Redress Scheme is free to use for the complainant and further information and guidance on how to resolve complaints is available via their website. Further information can be found on our Complaints Procedure page.

Client Money Protect

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We are members of the Client Money Protect

Our client money is held in a segregated client account and is regularly audited to protect you from the potential misappropriation of funds.

The Legal Bit

Highgate Homes is the trading name of two related companies:

F&S Highgate Homes Ltd.

Company registration number: 11830686.

Registered Address:

349-351 Blackpool Road
Preston
Lancashire
PR2 3AB

Preston Property Stop Ltd.

Company registration number: 10609858.

Registered Address:

232 New Hall Lane
Preston
Lancashire
PR1 4ST

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