A BOLTON based estate agents is in the running for three awards.

Pearson Ferrier, which has outlets across Bolton, Bury and elsewhere throughout Greater Manchester will be going up against estate agents from all over the country at this year's Negotiator Awards.

The Bolton firm has been shortlisted for regional agency of the year for the North East and North West, estate agency of the year and website of the year.

Co-director Julian Ferrier said: "This good news is especially welcome after what has been a turbulent and challenging 18 months.

"But even when the pandemic struck and we were forced into unprecedented circumstances, our core values were never shaken, and the safety and wellbeing of our people, both our team and our customers, remained our number one priority.

"Being shortlisted for these awards is really a testament to that, to our team, who adapted and kept us going, and to our clients, who continued to put their trust in us.”

The awards, which have now run for 13 years, are organised by Propertydrum Ltd, publisher of the residential property trade magazine, The Negotiator.

Mr Ferrier's fellow co-director Mitchell Pearson said: "It’s great to be recognised by such a prestigious programme as The Negotiator Awards.

He added: "We’ve worked hard to build and maintain our reputation over our 25 years in business, and to now be listed amongst some of the biggest names in the game is a big accomplishment in itself.

"Of course, we’re hoping to bring a trophy home, but we’re thrilled to be considered amongst the best in the industry, so being shortlisted is, for us, already a win."

The winners will be announced on November 26 at a ceremony held at Grosvenor House, London.

Addressing the shortlisted candidates, Propertydrum publishing director Grant Leonard said: "The significance and importance of the awards is reflected in the high quality and quantity of entries we’ve seen this year, proving that the industry is thriving and positive, despite the challenges presented by Covid-19.

"Our judging process is the most robust, open and transparent process of any property awards, meaning that winning really demonstrates to the industry and your customers that you are the best in the business."