Yasmine Knight, a Romsey based Lettings Manager with Pearsons has successfully passed her NFoPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Lettings and Property Management. This well respected award is not only a nationally recognised industry qualification, but is also accepted for membership of the Association of Residential Lettings Agent (ARLA) which is a professional, self regulating body specialising in raising and maintaining practise standards in the UK private rental sector.
Yasmine Knight of Pearsons said: "I decided to start studying for my professional qualifications as I wanted to demonstrate that my knowledge of the lettings industry, gained through many years of experience was up to standard and I could gain the credibility of being part of a well respected professional body. I am thrilled that the hard work has paid off and I have secured a technical award. For me, not only is it a personal achievement but evidence of our professionalism as an agency, showing our clients that they are dealing with someone who is knowledgeable and who they can trust to do a good job."
Director of Lettings, Simon Pinkney, who works alongside Yasmine Knight at Pearsons said: "We could not be more proud of Yasmine's achievement. We strongly believe landlords and tenants alike, benefit from using property professionals, able to provide good advice, when letting or renting a home."
Yasmine Knight is amongst the steadily growing number of agents across the UK who are working with ARLA and the NFoPP awarding body to become qualified and raise standards within their field.
David Cox, ARLA Managing Director, states: "I heartily congratulate Yasmine Knight on her achievement and welcome her to ARLA membership. In an industry where standards can vary greatly between member and non member agents and agencies, obtaining this Level 3 Technical Award represents not only Yasmine Knight's dedication to developing as an agent but also her commitment to working to the high industry standards which ARLA seeks to promote. Yasmine Knight now holds a qualification which is well respected and valid within the Residential Lettings Sector.