They want to persuade house-buyers and sellers that the best agents really earn the commission they charge their clients. Its always tempting to say that any award is prestigious, but this one genuinely is, unlike some other awards, said the companys senior partner Simon Bradbury. In November, Thomas Morris accepted the award for Independent Estate Agency Chain of the Year, from monthly industry magazine The Negotiator. The trophy is now touring the chains seven branches in and around Huntingdonshire. The campaign will mix newspaper advertising with website promotion. Pictured at last years award ceremony are, from left, TV presenter Fred MacAulay, Thomas Morriss John Pakora, Russell Sansby, Simon Bradbury and Julian ODell, with a representative of sponsor Home Move Box and Negotiator editor Clare Bettelley.