A Banbury estate agent has been shortlisted for a national property award.

Maria Lucas, managing director of Let Lucas, is a finalist for the Women Business Owner of the Year Award at the Innovative Property Show which takes place this week.

The awards are hosted by Karren Brady, former managing director of Birmingham City football club and a presenter on BBC TV’s The Apprentice.

The event, at Wembly Stadium on November 3, is expected to attract around 5,000 property professionals and includes the Property Awards for Women.

Maria Lucas said “I’m delighted to be shortlisted for this national award which acknowledges and recognises my passion for delivering pro-active, dependable expertise to all our customers.”