Meet Our Team
Managing Director - Mike Smuts (CeMap)
Fluent in both English and Afrikaans
Author, entrepreneur and full time property investor, Mike is a recognised London property expert who has helped many South Africans make great returns in the London property market. Born and educated in Cape Town, Mike has been living and investing in the UK since 2000.
During his career to date, Mike worked in various roles in London's property industry, before setting up Smuts & Taylor Ltd in February 2008. Since then, Mike has grown the company from a single person start-up to the buying consultancy of choice for high net worth South Africans looking to purchase property in London for investment or personal use.
Mike's passion for property, total dedication to his clients' needs and reputation for discretion and integrity has won him huge loyalty and trust amongst his clients, who include some of South Africa's most successful business executives and entrepreneurs.
Working closely with these discerning individuals Mike helps to identify their needs, advises on the most suitable properties to purchase and ensure the whole process is smooth and hassle free.
He writes an educational blog and bi-weekly newsletter for his clients, presents numerous seminars and regularly contributes to the South African Real Estate INVESTOR Magazine on all matters relating to the London market. His straightforward approach and unique insight have made him a regular feature in both the UK and South African media and Mike has offered market insight to the likes of Business Day, Property24, Moneyweb, The Weekend Argus, Die Burger and The Property Magazine.