Episode 19

019 SME Surveyor Business Stories with Alan McKeown

Alan McKeown MA AssocRICS DipRSV is an independent residential surveyor based in Cheshire. He set up his company Plumb Stone Surveyors in 2017. He has a background in damp surveying, qualified as AssocRICS in 2019 and now conducts damp surveys, HomeBuyer Surveys and Building Surveys. The main focus of his surveys is on building pathology and a preference for heritage property. He is currently doing a conservation course via the CIOB.

What We Cover In This Episode:

  • The benefits of experience with sales for a career in surveying
  • Why social media activity needs to be a part of a surveyor’s business plan
  • What changes the new RICS Home Survey Standards will bring
  • How to deal with anxiety and fear from having a claim against your work
  • Managing health conditions as a surveyor

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Marion Ellis

As a chartered surveyor with a background in defect and valuation claims, Marion has first-hand experience of why we make mistakes and what we need to do to support ourselves to prevent them. A Fellow member of the RICS and qualified customer experience professional, Marion is passionate about empowering people. At Love Surveying, she provides the support, coaching and networking surveyors and property professionals need to handle career challenges confidently and navigate the right business journey for them. Founder of The Surveyor Hub podcast and community Marion also supports surveyors in business through her coaching and mentoring programmes. Marion is an Ambassador for Lionheart.