Founding Partner Of Well-Known Estate Agency And Ex-President Of NAEA Dies

Charles Smailes

The founding partner of Harrogate-based estate agency, Feather Smailes Scales, which is based on Raglan Street in the town, has died.

Charles Smailes had more than 30 years experience in the local property sector. He set-up Feather Smailes Scales with Jim Feather and Peter Scales in 1994.

He was appointed president of the National Association of Estate Agents in 2005 and was also the first chairman of the board of the National Federation of Property Professionals.

Feather Smailes Scales announced that Smailes died on 9 October.

It added in a post: “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our founding partner, Charles Smailes.

“Charles’ legacy will continue as we, as a firm carry forwards the values and principles that he held so dear.”

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