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Nigel Bishop


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Recoco’s chairman and managing director has been operating in the South West for 45 years. ‘There aren’t many good houses and places and people that I haven’t come across in that time,’ he says. Nigel Bishop’s approachability and knowledge of the market have brought a steady stream of buyers to his office since its inception in 1999. ‘A client once said, “You really do know every house here, don’t you,”’ he says, laughing. After a successful 2018 that saw the firm’s turnover increase by 35 per cent, Bishop, also a Devon Life columnist, is bullish about the country market. ‘My advice to people at the moment is: don’t sit on the fence and wait,’ he says. ‘I think life will pass you by.’