Getting to know Angela Wallace

19 February 2024

Meet Angela Wallace, our Centre and Operations Manager at TSPC, who brings over 25 years of experience in the housing industry.

From her humble beginnings as a part-time front office assistant to her current role at TSPC, Angela has witnessed and contributed to the evolution of the property sector.

In this article, Angela shares her journey and perspectives on the property market, along with some personal insights into her life.

How long have you been working in the property industry?

I've dedicated over 25 years to the property industry, initially starting as a part-time front office assistant. At that time, advancing into senior management roles as a woman was challenging, and I'm proud to have done it. Fortunately, the landscape has evolved significantly since then, and I'm pleased to see greater opportunities for women in leadership roles today.

TSPC’s motto for 2024 is ‘MORE’. What do you offer buyers and sellers that is different from competitors?

In 2024, TSPC's motto is 'MORE,' reflecting our commitment to providing enhanced services for both buyers and sellers. What sets us apart from competitors is our unique approach as a property portal with solicitor-based members regulated by the Law Society of Scotland.

Having both your agent and conveyancer within one company streamlines the process of sale or purchase, offering greater assurance that regulations are followed.

Additionally, we exclusively market the largest selection of local properties on the market, providing buyers and sellers with MORE choice, MORE local knowledge, and MORE expertise to facilitate their property transactions seamlessly.

What does 2024 look like for the property market?

In 2024, the property market is off to a robust start, buoyed by decreasing interest rates that are instilling confidence among buyers and sellers alike. As we anticipate a general election, it's anticipated that the government will roll out concessions, often in the form of reductions in Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT), aiming to sway voters. Additionally, 'proof of rent' mortgage deals are providing valuable support to first-time buyers, facilitating their entry into the market.

What’s your dream home?

I am lucky to live in my dream home now. I set a goal to downsize to a cottage in a small village and I bought one five years ago. I have completely transformed it, including  building a bar in the garden during lockdown.

What would you do if you won £10 million?

If I were to win £10 million, the first step would be to secure the services of a trusted wealth manager. With a large family to consider, ensuring their financial stability would be a priority. Additionally, I would establish a charity to give back to the community and support causes close to my heart. Lastly, I would indulge in travelling and exploring the world.

If you could do any other job for a day, what would it be and why?

A product inventor. I invent things on a regular basis, even coming up with catchy names and marketing campaigns, only to find that there is a good reason that they are not available in the marketplace or, worse still, they’ve been around for years. One day, though, my creativity will win - even if it doesn’t make me millions.

First three songs on your Spotify playlist?

Better Get to Livin’ – Dolly Parton

Turn Me on – Norah Jones

Moon and Back – Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson

What or who inspires you?

I feel inspired by nature, music, cooking, people, and random acts of kindness.

What’s your dream holiday destination?

It’s got to be the Scottish Highlands (minus the midges). I love the scenery, tranquility and the fantastic walks.

What makes you happy?

I love my family and my friends. They give me joy, especially my grandchildren. I am very happy wielding power tools and doing DIY. I am a mean tiler, floor fitter and decorator. Most women can draw lipstick or perfume from their bag – for me it’s a screwdriver or a tape measure.

If you could rule Scotland for a day what would you would do?

I would bring together all parties and have them eliminate egos, mandates and agendas and work together as human beings for the greater good of Scotland.

Do you believe in love at first sight?

Yes. I fell in love with my husband of 33 years at first sight.  I still remember the impact the first time my eyes met his.

Most embarrassing moment?

During a by-election I had David Cameron, then Prime Minister, coming into my office for a chat about property and business. The experience was exciting, with security, press, tv coverage and lots of interest from the locals. 

He stayed for some time, and we had a good old chat in front of the TV cameras, which was aired on that evening’s news. I told everyone I was going to be on the news but when it was aired, I had three seconds of airtime, nodding my head and saying: “oh yes”.  I was the butt of the jokes with my family greeting me with “oh yes” in slow motion. If you are familiar with Gavin and Stacey, I resemble Mick when he was on the news - I saw the very funny side.

What’s the best advice you’ve ever received and who did it come from?

My mother always told me “this too will pass”.  You can be at your lowest and time will help you heal or you can be at your highest and shouldn’t take it for granted. Time moves on, things change and everything passes.

If you could give advice to your younger self what would it be?

Always put family above all else. Do not let other people’s opinion of you be your problem. Always act with kindness and be non-judgmental. Let hurt heal and learn lessons from it. Make every day count.

What do you hope to achieve in 2024?

This year I hope to achieve the Board’s goals for the TSPC, to embrace new challenges, to take on another personal development course and to spend quality time with family and friends.

I also hope to do good in the village where I live after becoming a member of the community council.

2024

2023

The 2023 Success of Dundee, Angus, and Perthshire's Property Markets 2023-12-28 The top ten most-viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in 2023 2023-12-22 Three recently listed terraced homes on TSPC 2023-12-20 Why selling your home for a fixed price isn't a bad thing 2023-12-06 Searching for a home renovation project? 2023-12-06 The most-viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in November 2023 2023-12-04 10 FREE Christmas Events in Dundee and Angus 2023-11-23 How TSPC's Property Information Centre can help your property search 2023-11-22 Unlocking value: 5 Fixed price properties in Tayside 2023-11-14 Three recently listed homes in the West End of Dundee 2023-11-10 Explore the top ten most viewed homes on TSPC in October 2023 2023-11-07 Unlock the right winter home selling price with TSPC's expert guidance 2023-10-18 Jargon Buster: Deeds 2023-10-12 First-time buyer feature: 3 affordable one-bedroom flats in Dundee listed at 70,000 and under 2023-10-11 First-time sellers guide 2023-10-11 Job Vacancy: TSPC Property Marketing Administrator 2023-10-06 TSPC House Price Report: July - September 2023 2023-10-05 The most-viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in September 2023 2023-10-04 TSPC Jargon Busters: Deposit 2023-10-02 Buying a property in Scotland: The legal process 2023-09-26 What are the differences between buying and selling property in Scotland and England? 2023-09-26 3 Recently Listed Angus Homes Perfect for Growing Families 2023-09-21 Bank of England Holds Interest Rates at 5.25% 2023-09-21 Why you shouldn't be scared of buying a doer-upper 2023-09-18 3 Two-Bedroom Properties in North-East Fife 2023-09-13 4 Two-Bedroom Flats Recently Listed in Central Dundee 2023-09-07 The top 10 most-viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in August 2023 2023-09-05 What parents need to know about helping their children to buy a home 2023-09-05 Newly listed: 3 properties for sale under 95,000 2023-08-31 4 Spacious four-bedroom homes for growing families 2023-08-23 Six attractive bungalows across Dundee and Angus 2023-08-16 Selling Your Home in Scotland: The Benefits of Choosing a Solicitor Estate Agent 2023-08-15 Five TSPC homes featuring beautiful gardens 2023-08-11 Bank of England Raise Interest Rates to 5.25% 2023-08-03 The most-viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in July 2023 2023-08-03 5 Properties with a recent price change 2023-08-02 Three unusual development listings currently on TSPC 2023-07-26 Recently remarketed: Another chance to make one of these 5 homes yours 2023-07-19 How to add value to your home 2023-07-10 6 properties for sale at 130,000 or under 2023-07-10 The most viewed homes on tspc.co.uk in June 2023 2023-07-05 TSPC House Price Report: April-June 2023 2023-07-05 Your common questions about moving home answered 2023-07-03 TSPC Jargon Buster: Date of Entry 2023-06-30 TSPC Jargon Buster: Closing Date 2023-06-07 Retirement homes in Dundee and Angus 2023-06-07 Explore the homes that made it to the top ten most viewed on TSPC for May 2023 2023-06-05 Area focus: Living in Broughty Ferry 2023-05-26 What can you buy for less than the average property price? 2023-05-17 Five coastal homes for sale right now with TSPC 2023-05-15 What is a Note of Interest? 2023-05-08 See inside the top ten most-viewed homes on TSPC for April 2023 2023-05-08 TSPC Jargon Buster: Property Chain 2023-04-25 How to choose the right location for your new home 2023-04-24 Prepare your garden to sell before summer 2023-04-21 What happens at a home valuation? 2023-04-14 House Price Report March 2023 2023-04-12 Most viewed homes of March 2023 2023-04-11 How to choose the right family home 2023-04-10 Property Spotlight: Five family homes in Dundee, Angus and North Fife 2023-04-10 TSPC Jargon Buster: Building Survey 2023-03-31 Budgeting for other costs of buying your first home 2023-03-28 Why you should use a solicitor estate agent when moving home 2023-03-28 Everything you need to know about selling a property in spring 2023-03-17 TSPC top ten most-viewed homes of February 2023 2023-03-16 Five First Time Buyer Homes in Dundee and Angus 2023-03-16 Household bills you will pay as a homeowner 2023-03-13 Everything you need to know about an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) 2023-03-09 TSPC Jargon Buster: Asking Price 2023-03-06 How to prepare your home to sell in spring 2023-02-20 Buy-to-let property FAQs 2023-02-16 Tips for living in a small space 2023-02-16 The importance of getting a reliable property valuation 2023-02-14 Everything you need to know about the LIFT scheme for first-time buyers 2023-02-13 TSPC top ten most-viewed homes of January 2023 2023-02-08 TSPC Jargon Buster: Agreement in Principle 2023-02-03 Is it best to sell my home before buying my next property? 2023-01-26 Promising start to the property market in 2023 2023-01-25 Understanding Your Property's Value 2023-01-23 The Selling Process in Scotland 2023-01-18 Getting ready to buy a home in 2023 2023-01-13 Top tips for saving a deposit! 2023-01-09

2022

Top 10 most-viewed homes of 2022 2022-12-29 Benefits of using a solicitor estate agent 2022-12-29 What do the changes to property tax announced in the Scottish budget mean? 2022-12-19 Using a Home Report When Buying a Property 2022-12-15 TSPC reveals the top 11 most-viewed homes in November 2022-12-09 Most Common Property Questions Answered 2022-12-07 Everything you need to know about LBTT before the Scottish Budget 2022-12-01 The Buying Process in Scotland 2022-11-30 A step by step guide to buying a home 2022-11-27 Why you should use a mortgage adviser when buying a property 2022-11-22 Deposit - What does it mean? 2022-11-15 What will be the impact of another interest rates rise on the property market? 2022-11-10 What do solicitor estate agents think of the current economic climate? 2022-10-31 Why is Moving Stressful? 2022-10-26 Selling this Autumn? Here's Our Top Tips! 2022-10-18 What the Recent Changes to Interest Rates Means for the Property Market 2022-10-11 Buying a Property with Potential 2022-10-05 Deciding Whether to Manage your Own Rental Property 2022-09-29 What Rising Interest Rates Mean for the Housing Market 2022-09-23 Buying a Property With a Friend 2022-09-22 How To Make Your Property Stand Out From the Crowd 2022-09-15 What is Conveyancing? 2022-09-04 The Benefits of Dual Occupancy Homes 2022-09-03 The Do's and Don'ts When Viewing a Property 2022-09-03 Getting Ready to Remortgage - Everything You Need to Know 2022-08-22 Conveyancing 2022-08-17 Property Turnoffs and How They Can Affect Your Property's Value 2022-08-10 How Can I Add Value to My Kitchen? 2022-08-05 How Can Buyers Gain an Edge in a Busy Market? 2022-08-04 A Guide to Understanding EPC Certificates 2022-07-26 What To Expect From a Property Valuation 2022-07-22 Speeding Up the Conveyancing Process 2022-07-18 Housing Market Predictions 2022-07-07 How Does an EPC Rating Affect My Mortgage? 2022-07-04 Overpaying a Mortgage 2022-06-17 What Happens as a Home Valuation? 2022-06-09 What is a Closing Date? 2022-06-03 Here's What You Need to Know About Downsizing 2022-05-30 What Does 'Property Chain' Mean? 2022-05-26 Why You Need the Right Insurance When Taking Out a Mortgage 2022-05-24 Staging Your Home for Selling 2022-05-17 Buying a House in Cash 2022-05-10 The Selling Process in Scotland 2022-05-05 Strongest Ever Spring Sellers' Market 2022-05-03 How Will the Cost of Living Crisis Affect the Property Market? 2022-04-22 A Guide To Buying a House or Flat in Scotland 2022-04-18 Thinking of Buying an Investment Property? Here's What You Need to Know 2022-04-12 What's Happened to the Property Market Since Covid-19? 2022-04-06 Energy-Saving Tips For Your Home 2022-04-01 Understanding Your Property's Value 2022-03-28 Why It's Best To Sell Your Home Before Buying Your Next Property 2022-03-24 The Differences Between Buying and Selling Property in Scotland and England 2022-03-21 The Differences That Come with Using a Solicitor Estate Agent 2022-03-16 Want To Sell Your Home Fast? Here's Our Top Tips! 2022-03-10 Fixed Rate or Variable - What's the Best Mortgage? 2022-03-08 Building Survey's - What are they? 2022-03-03 Questions every first-time buyer should ask! 2022-03-01 What Is Required for a Successful Mortgage Application? 2022-02-22 Your Offers Been Accepted - What Happens Next? 2022-02-15 Joint Property Ownership - Everything you need to know 2022-02-09 Mortgages in 2022 - What Could Happen? 2022-02-05 4 Tips for Saving a Deposit 2022-02-01 Reminder - The Law on Fire Alarms is Changing 2022-01-25 The 2022 Scottish Property Market - What Will Happen? 2022-01-21 Top Mortgage Tips for First Time Buyers 2022-01-18 What's the difference in using a solicitor estate agent? 2022-01-11

2021

How the Scottish Housing Market has Changed Over the Last 50 Years 2021-12-27 Can I Get a Mortgage Without Permanent Residency? 2021-12-20 Property Conversion - Everything You Need to Know 2021-12-15 Asking Price - Everything You Need to Know 2021-12-06 What is Shared Ownership? 2021-11-24 What You Need To Know About Getting a Mortgage When You're Self-Employed 2021-11-19 So, What Is a Mortgage Agreement in Principle? 2021-11-08 Why You Should Use a Solicitor Estate Agent When Moving House 2021-11-03 Thinking of buying a listed property? Here's what you should know 2021-10-26 Everything You Need to Know About EPC Registers and Certificate Guides 2021-10-25 How much can I afford to borrow? 2021-10-20 Nine Steps to Selling Your Home 2021-10-18 Climbing the Property Ladder 2021-10-11 Fire Alarm Laws are Changing in Scotland 2021-09-27 Research You Should Conduct Before Buying a Property 2021-09-20 The LIFT Scheme and How You Can Use It To Buy a Home 2021-09-17 The Latest Scottish Government Guidance on Property Viewings 2021-09-10 NORMAL SERVICE BEING RESUMED IN A BUOYANT HOMES MARKET 2021-08-31 Should You Refurbish Your Property? 2021-08-18 Preparing Your Home for a Successful Sale 2021-08-13 Mortgage Interest Rates - What are they? 2021-08-09 Helping You Consider the Right Location for Your Next Move 2021-07-26 Tips For First Time Buyers To Help Get Them on the Property Ladder 2021-07-19 Scotland's First Home Fund is Closed, What Other Schemes Can Help First Time Buyers? 2021-07-12 Retirement Interest Only Mortgages - What You Need To Know 2021-07-07 How the UK Mortgage Market Has Changed Due to Coronavirus 2021-06-30 How To Boost Your Mortgage Deposit 2021-06-21 New Rules For Fire and Smoke Alarms in Homes Across Scotland 2021-06-17 Preparing To Put Your House on the Market in 5 Key Steps 2021-06-14 How Much Mortgage Can I Get For My Salary? 2021-06-09 Is Your House Ready to be Sold?: House Selling Checklist 2021-05-31 What is a Mortgage Agreement in Principle? 2021-05-25 All You Need To Know About EPC Registers and Certificates 2021-05-19 Making the Most of House Viewings 2021-05-12 How the Coronavirus Pandemic has Changed the Priorities of Scottish Home Buyers 2021-05-05 Top Tips on Preparing to Buy a House 2021-04-26 What You Need To Know About Overpaying a Mortgage 2021-04-21 Advice on Buying a Property During the Covid-19 Pandemic 2021-04-14 How the UK Mortgage Market Has Changed Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic 2021-04-13 Scotland's First Home Fund: Applications Now Closed 2021-04-09 Scotland's First Home Fund 2021-04-07 Scottish Stamp Duty Holiday: How Did LBTT Change and When Did it End? 2021-04-06 Property Questions Answered 2021-04-02

2020

Tayside housing market back with a bang 2020-12-10 Digital Guide 2020-05-27

2019

The property market across Scotland - Quarter Two 2019 by SPC Scotland 2019-10-16 LORD PROVOST OPENS NEW-LOOK CENTRE 2019-09-17 The Dundee property market 2019-06-24 A 427 MILLION BOOST FOR THE HOMES MARKET 2019-01-21

2018

Budget Proposals to the ADS Rate 2018-12-18 BUYING OR SELLING GET THE FACTS 2018-08-24 BUYING INTO LIFE ON THE WATERFRONT 2018-08-23 As moving day looms dont panic just prep 2018-05-17 THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS FOR HOMEBUYERS 2018-04-03 HOME COMFORTS FEND OFF BEAST FROM THE EAST 2018-03-07 V&A DATE MILESTONE FOR THE WATERFRONT 2018-03-02 FLAT SALES EDGE TOWARDS �100 MILLION 2018-01-23 PROPERTY SALES PUSH TOWARDS THE �440 MILLION MARK 2018-01-08

2017

FESTIVE GREETINGS FROM ALL AT THE TSPC 2017-12-19 PUTTING DUNDEE ON THE MAP 2017-11-15 TIME TO BRING YOUR HOME TO THE MARKET 2017-11-01 AUTUMN IS A GOOD SEASON FOR SELLING 2017-10-17 HIGH PROFILE OPTION FOR TOP PROPERTIES 2017-10-09 MARKETING YOUR PROPERTY TO THE MAX 2017-08-21 DO YOU LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEA? 2017-06-15 TIME LOOMING FOR A RE-MORTGAGE 2017-06-09 HAS THERE BEEN A BETTER TIME FOR A HOUSE SALE 2017-05-26 TIME TO PUT YOUR FLAT ON THE MARKET 2017-05-04

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