Cumbrian local Gemma Dawe hired by property organisation in new leading role

Lake District property finding expert becomes regional lead for professional body Propertymark

A Lake District property expert has been appointed to a prestigious new role representing property agents and helping to maintain industry standards.

Gemma Dawe, owner of Lake District Relocation Ltd, has been appointed Cumbria and Lancashire regional executive for Propertymark, the leading membership body for property agents.

“I am really honoured to have been chosen for this role,” said Gemma.

“Propertymark are the main player in the UK representing estate agents and property professionals, their qualifications set the gold standard.”

Gemma will represent colleagues across the region for Propertymark which is based in Warwick and has 18,000 members nationally. She will also help promote the organisation’s qualifications.

“I have been a member of Propertymark for more than a decade,” said Gemma. “Propertymark is about driving standards in estate agency and raising the bar within the profession so that customers have the best possible experience working with property professionals who are educated and competent.  

“If you are a member of Propertymark you are saying you are willing to hold yourself up to the highest standards, and I want to help to support that.”

Gemma achieved Fellow Member status last year after gaining Propertymark’s level four residential sales qualification. She was also a finalist for Learner of the Year in the Propertymark Qualifications Awards held in London in October. 

Last year she took part in a scheme run by charity Agents Together where she received mentoring from Phil Spencer, co-host of Channel 4’s Location, Location, Location.

Gemma Dawe with Phil Spencer.

Gemma was appointed to her new role as Propertymark regional executive following an interview and holds the voluntary position for the next three years. 

Gemma launched Lake District Relocation Ltd in 2020. She specialises in helping clients to purchase their dream homes from family homes to multi-million-pound luxury properties.

Stephen McCarron, national president of Propertymak, said he was delighted to have Gemma leading the organisation in Cumbria and Lancashire.

“We went through a stringent interview process to fill this vacancy and I am delighted that we have ended up with Gemma in the regional executive role. Her expertise will significantly strengthen our ability to represent property agents and uphold standards in the region,” he said.

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