Victor Shee is a Chartered Surveyor with 30 years experience in the property market in the south east as a director of Shee & Hawe. He has been personally involved in both the German and UK property investment markets. He became a Qualified Financial Adviser in 2008. He believes many people have now accepted the reality of their situation and are now prepared to take the necessary action to move forward. 'We were all taken by surprise by the severity of the downturn and the tendency was to run or hide. Now people are beginning to dust themselves off and realise only they can solve their own problems'.