Mike Mullett was fresh-faced and sweaty. Two days after joining Robson Pierre, Estate Agents he found himself waiting nervously outside 57 Pine Tree Approach, Penge holding tightly onto both a set of newly-minted particulars and the contents of his rumbling stomach. His boss, Kevin Pierre’s final words were ‘This couple are time-wasters. Show them around, make polite noises and come right back. Sell this heap of shit and I’ll marry your granny.’
The Trollopes were notorious among south London Agents for both being choosy and constantly bickering. Mike spotted them from 100 yards: Melissa with what Kevin described as her CBA – compulsive bosom adjustment – and Ebenezer with his expression like he had swallowed a wasp moments before. Mike did his best to ooze charm but it remained essentially waterborne.
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