Josh Godfrey

Managing Director

I was born in London but spent my early years in Buckinghamshire schooling at Thorpe House, Clares Court and John Hampden Grammar School before obtaining a degree in marketing at Portsmouth University in 2006. I joined blue chip company Hayes PLC in 2006 working in their construction recruitment division. That industry was hit hard by the 2007/08 banking crisis and in 2008 I left Hayes to set up Oakwood Estates.

I had no pre-conceived ideas on lettings or estate agency so I could form the company with a fresh insight on how I felt that business should be run. The concept has worked well which has meant we have been able to grow the business on a consistent basis year upon year. Over the past decade the industry has changed rapidly and so it’s been vitally important that we adapt and innovate so that we can provide the best possible service to all of our customers. I strongly believe that ‘you’re only as good as the people you have around you’. Without our fantastic staff and the loyal core of customers we would be half the business we are today.

Over the past few years we have seen an increase in people moving out of London towards suburban locations. This trend has accelerated with the development of the Elizabeth Line. A key benefit to Oakwood Estates has been the location of our offices which has helped us to organically drive business to properties via our internal database rather than having to wait for incoming leads to be received through a property portal.

What I enjoy most is meeting and speaking to customers from all angles of the business whether it be property management, lettings or sales. I like rolling my sleeves up and getting involved in all aspects of the business.

Reviews

Chris Perryman at Oakwood Estates was incredible in supporting us with our house purchase. We really appreciated his hard work, dedication...

Indi & Gemma Daddi

When we started looking for our first house we met Laura from Oakwood Estates helping us with couple of viewings and we feel in love with...

Raghu Vennam

Oakwood were very helpful in navigating all the twists and turns in the house buying journey. They took the time to understand what we were...

James

Smooth, professional & timely service right from viewing, making an offer, exchanging & picking up our keys. Dealing with Elaine was an...

Pazz Sian

Christopher Perryman was my contact for the sale of my property. He was friendly, helpful and informative from the moment of the valuation...

J Y

Kane is a star! From the start to the very end of the process he went above and beyond for us as a relocating family. Very attentive on...

Damel Emms

I have used Oakwood Estates for my property for over 6 years and found them to be Superb. Kate Mardon in particular has been extremely...

Robert Whyte

The staff are very helpful, professional, and friendly. I am so happy with the service I received and I will come back again. Thank you very...

Aman Beraki

Charlie has been incredibly helpful setting up and managing a rental property for me. She's always on hand when I have a question that needs...

Kate FitzGerald

I speak on behalf of myself and my family when I say that Kate has been a fantastic property manager to us for the many years we have had...

Ivy G

Me and my partner are both first time buyers. Since having our offer accepted last December, we have had numerous problems with both ours...

Charlie Hammer

The team in Langley have been extremely patient and supportive in helping us find our new home. Emmanuel McCalmon has been our direct...

Rita Acquah

Laura Darton was more than helpful, she was extremely honest, communicative and easy to reach to answer any of our questions at all times....

karim alafnan

We have been in touch with Rosie from Oakwood estates for our property search. She has been outstanding in understanding our requirements...

Bhavna Dangwal

I have been with Oakwood for years now and when looking to sell or manage the rental side of things they have always been helpful and...

Jon Santini

Having a great experience with my purchase so far with Oakwood Estates Langley. Thanks Leena Jones for being proactive with everything and...

Sajid Islam

We dealt with Emmanuel McCalom when we needed to re-rent out our maisonette he was respectful to our requests and very helpful. Emmanuel...

Colin Richardson

I have never had a problem or reason to complain about oakwood or the staff that I have had communications with. They are always helpful and...

Jake Batten

My Agent Dominick found me the property that deals with all my needs as a mobility impaired tenant. Within a day I have seen and agreed to...

Roy Chillingsworth

Charlie is amazing. Very professional always there to help and send contractors as soon as possible. Maintanace company is amazing too. Very...

Gloria Delves

For our first time renting through an agency we were blown away by the professionalism and how the agent helped us through the whole...

Kai Nutter

Would highly recommend Oakwood. We were in a difficult situation as we needed a short term temporary let in our local area. Dom gave us...

Lorna Wake

After trying unsuccessfully to sell my late parents bungalow through another long established local estate agent and having had a very poor...

David James

Michael is extremely personable and courteous. Michael took a keen interest in what we wanted in a property and was very attentive to our...

Sheba Mat

Thank you very much to Michael from Oakwood Estates Burnham. He helped me and my wife to understand a lot of thing we didn't know about...

Dayniel Alvarez Batista

Hubby & I purchased a property recently through Oakwood Estates. We were impressed by Laura's responses & feedback. She understood the...

Meera Shah

Oakwood Estates (Iver branch) is a professional well run agent. We found Christopher the branch manager very helpful, knowledgeable and his...

stewart mcginn

It's been 15 years since we have gone through this process and I have to say from our initial meeting with Josh we knew we where on to a...

Kirsty Coughlan

Oakwood Estates have been absolutely incredible in helping us with our move, from fitting us in to a last minute viewing to moving in 6 days...

Becky Blackey

These guys have easily been the smoothest, most customer oriented estate agency I've ever worked with. Everyone has such bad experiences...

Joseph Cesare
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