Founder, Phil Irving and his wife Barbara settled in Verwood in the early 1970’s. Phil, a qualified conveyancing lawyer, came to run the newly opened office of a local law firm and they soon realised that this friendly and vibrant community was where they wanted to put down roots and raise their family.
In 1983 Phil gave up law to join a friend in his local estate agency and in 1985 Phil and Barbara opened Irving and Sons. Phil & Barbara have both been heavily involved in the local community for nearly 40 years with Phil having been the President of the Community Association for over 25 years and having served for six years as an elected Town Councillor. Email:Show Email
Having lived in Verwood for over 40 years, Barbara has had a varied careerer running several businesses locally and along with her husband Phil, opened Irving and Sons in in 1985.
Barbara is a director of the business and takes over-all responsibility for the day to day running of our residential lettings office.
In her spare time, Barbara enjoys horse riding and playing golf as well as spending time her nine grandchildren. Email:Show Email
Sarah has worked within the estate agency industry for 25 years, 22 of those being in Verwood.
Sarah has lived in Verwood for 35 years, has two grown up sons and enjoys being part of the local community.
Sarah uses her wealth of experience and knowledge of the Verwood property market to provide our clients with the very best valuation advice and sale management.
Sarah understands how stressful moving can be and is always on-hand to guide you through to process and she takes pride in keeping all parties fully updated at all times. Email:Show Email
Tammy is the youngest of Phil & Barbara's children and has been working in the family business for over 10 years and still lives in Verwood, the town where she has grown up.
During her time working here, she has occupied a variety of roles within the business and has gained an excellent knowledge of lettings but selling properties is where her passion lies and helping clients move without stress.
Prior to working here, Tammy developed her excellent communication and soft sales skills whilst working for a local marketing company and an international investment bank. Email:Show Email
Clare has lived in Verwood for over fifteen years, has raised her boys here and is delighted to be able to work in the town that she calls home.
Clare joined our team after spending many years working for an international investment bank in a senior management role within client services. Clare has always been passionate about property and even holds a qualification in interior design. Along with this, Clare is dedication to providing exceptional customer service to her property clients.
Outside of work, Clare's other passion is music and in her spare time she is a professional singer entertaining people at weddings and charity events. Email:Show Email
Having grown up in Verwood and attended the local schools, Jess has since spent time working in the hospitality and catering industry.
Jess now applies her experience in customer service to her role within our Lettings Department where she has proved to be a real asset to both landlords and tenants, as well as Irving and Sons as a business. Jess has recently completed her studies in residential estate agency. Email:Show Email
Independent Financial Adviser
Matthew Irving BSc (Hons) Cert PFS CeMap is the eldest son of founders Phil and Barbara Irving, works alongside the family business to ensure the financial aspects of your home move are addressed speedily and professionally. Matthew is an IMB Partner of Positive Solutions and will provide you with independent advice on all of your mortgage and protection requirements. Email:Show Email
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