Residential Sales & Lettings

Whether buying, selling, or letting our professional team are committed to offering a personal and reliable service to ensure the best return from your property. Offering a range of property services and using expert local and marketplace knowledge we can advise the best options for you from valuations and architectural advice to estate & property management and planning & development – we have in-house experts to help.


In addition to the above we also provide a professional block management service - click here for full details on this service.

With over 40 years’ experience in property, our dedicated residential sales and lettings teams use their specialised experience and knowledge to identify the best opportunities to meet your requirements. Whether you are looking to maximise your property’s potential or are looking for the perfect property for your individual needs our team gets to know you in order to provide a truly bespoke service.

RICS accredited, we are dedicated to a high standard of service and comply with consumer protection regulations, the provision of energy performance certificates and, for our clients in Scotland, a home report in order to market the property.

For all enquiries please call 0333 920 2220.

Our Residential Services

  • Residential Sales
  • Residential Lettings
  • Property Management
  • Block Management
  • New Homes
  • Acquisitions
  • Building Surveys
  • Mortgages
  • EPC & MEES

Our Team

Lindsay leads the residential sales teams across the business. Based in our Durham office Lindsay ensures excellent customer service is provided to all clients. As well as providing direction and support to the regional teams Lindsay is an experienced valuer and negotiator.
Lindsay French

Lindsay French Partner

0333 920 2220 Ext 3237 / 07833 461650

Lorna manages the residential lettings teams across the business. Covering a large area from the Scottish Borders down to Yorkshire, Lorna oversees all aspects of the residential lettings services and is based in Northumberland where she has built up a successful portfolio of properties. Working with our teams to ensure that our clients get the best rental price for their property, are up to date with all of the latest legislation requirements and where appropriate provide assistance with project management from redecoration to larger renovations and refurbishments.
Lorna White

Lorna White Partner

0333 920 2220 Ext 2258 / 07973 134046

With extensive experience in estate agency including a thorough understanding of both the Scottish and English housing markets. Gemma manages the agency team in Alnwick and through her network of contacts, excellent communication skills, and close attention to detail, she has established herself and her team as one of Northumberland’s leading agents.
Gemma Miller

Gemma Miller Associate, Residential Sales Manager

0333 920 2220 Ext 2202 / 07966 435104

Alison has worked within the agency industry in varying roles since 1999. She joins us in our Bedale office, running both the sales and lettings for residential, commercial and agricultural teams. Alison can provide support and advice to look after our clients best interests.
Alison Kent

Alison Kent Associate/Valuer

0333 920 2220 Ext 4210 / 07384 544242

Donna oversees the expanding property management team, who deal with commercial, residential and block management. With almost 20 years experience in residential lettings, Donna has an in depth knowledge of the sector and is now branching out into growing and overseeing our block management offering. A natural organiser, Donna excels in implementing systems and processes that allow the team to work as efficiently as possible on behalf of landlords, tenants and leaseholders. A proactive and professional approach engenders client loyalty to the business.
Donna Cheney

Donna Cheney Partner

0333 920 2220 Ext 2270 / 07876 831202

Jennifer works within the residential agency team, undertaking day to day administration duties, creating eye-catching marketing material as well as conducting viewings, negotiating and progressing sales.
Jennifer Hay

Jennifer Hay Sales Negotiator

0333 920 2220 Ext 2231 / 07966 924345

Jennifer assists the residential sales and lettings teams across Northumberland providing administrative support including day to day enquiries, preparing and processing tenancy agreements, arranging viewings and liaising with both landlords and prospective tenants.
Jennifer Neil

Jennifer Neil Sales and Lettings Negotiator

0333 920 2220 Ext 2249 / 07776 683267

An invaluable member of the County Durham agency team, Aaron specialises in undertaking market appraisals, negotiation of offers and sales, residential sales & lettings, and providing excellent customer service. Aaron ensures that buyers and sellers are always kept up-to-date, following up with viewing arrangements and negotiating offers ensuring that the sale progresses smoothly.
Aaron Dodd

Aaron Dodd Valuer

0333 920 2220 Ext 3201 / 07814 240737

With over 33 years working across the North East region, with specific experience as a regional Valuer for the last 20 years. Heather is based in our Alnwick office as a Valuer but also working from our Hexham office and this serves her passion for the stunning countryside and coastal regions of Northumberland and beyond dealing with many different styles of homes.
Heather Armstrong

Heather Armstrong Valuer

0333 920 2220 Ext 2209 | 07584 514606

Ashley is an invaluable member of the Residential Agency team based in our Durham Office specialising in valuations across both rural and residential properties and land as well as managing the viewings and negotiations of those properties. Ashley gives adequate professional client advice and creates a stress free process of sale from start to finish.
Ashley Barnes

Ashley Barnes Office Manager/Valuer

0333 920 2220 Ext 2281 / 07880 386611

Ellen assists the team across County Durham and Yorkshire, dealing with both sales and lettings to ensure a high level of customer service is maintained and negotiating sales across the region.
Ellen Wood

Ellen Wood Sales and Lettings Negotiator

0333 920 2220 Ext 2306

Rachel brings a wide range of skills across both sales and lettings. Primarily specialising in progressing sales throughout the business, keeping clients up to date every step of the way during the conveyancing process, providing excellent customer service and ensuring that sales progress smoothly.
Rachel Bainbridge

Rachel Bainbridge Sales Progressor

07551 386710 / 0333 920 2220 Ext 2307

Simon has extensive experience in the lettings market and undertakes valuations for landlords as well as the preparation of marketing materials and dealing with enquiries, negotiating tenancies and working with Property Managers to ensure an all round high level of service for clients and tenants. In addition Simon is a qualified energy assessor and undertakes inspections of a wide range of properties across our portfolio.
Simon Harrison

Simon Harrison Lettings Manager/Domestic Energy Assessor

0333 920 2220 Ext 2272 / 07876 831201

Nichaela operates within the residential lettings team dealing with our extensive property management portfolio, liaising with landlords and tenants, providing a professional high quality service to both parties.
Nichaela Robson

Nichaela Robson Senior Property Manager

0333 920 2220 Ext 2275 / 07885 556143

Victoria manages our Property Management Accounts team in the Hexham and Northumberland area, liaising with landlords and tenants supporting our Residential, Lettings and Block Management services and providing a professional high quality service to all parties.
Victoria Riley

Victoria Riley Property Management Accounts Team Leader

0333 920 2220 Ext 2277 / 07780 060470

Aidan provides assistance to the Property Management team visiting, inspecting and reporting back across our full property management portfolio.
Aidan Nott

Aidan Nott Property Inspector

0333 920 2220 Ext 2290 / 07586 128031

Steph works within the Property Management Accounts Team based in Hexham liasing with landlords, tenants and suppliers supporting the commercial and residential lettings services. She has worked in finance roles for several years in various industries and is able to draw on her experience to provide a high quality customer service whilst helping the business to continue to grow.
Stephanie Penny

Stephanie Penny Property Management Accounts Assistant

0333 920 2220 Ext 2298

Heidi works in the residential property management team working with landlord and tenants within the large rental portfolio providing service to both parties to ensure the smooth running of the tenancies.
Heidi Hunt

Heidi Hunt Senior Property Manager

0333 920 2220 Ext 2294 / 07586 128093

Charlie is part of our property management team working with landlord and tenants across a large rental portfolio.
Charlie Scott

Charlie Scott Property Manager

07776 683268 / 0333 920 2220 Ext 2288

Fiona works in our Newcastle office providing assist to our Property Management team across a diverse portfolio of residential, commercial and rural property.
Fiona Atkin

Fiona Atkin Property Management Administrator

0333 920 2220 Ext 2213 | 07551 414855

Kelly works within our commercial accounting team at our Hexham branch. Helping clients receive financial clarity on their property portfolios as well as managing and maintaining the day to day accounting requirements. Kelly has over 25 years of customer service and finance experience and is currently training to gain her AAT qualifications.
Kelly Robson

Kelly Robson Property Management Accounts Assistant

0333 920 2220 Ext 2297

Aidan works in our Hexham branch in dealing with the day-to-day accounting of the residential property management accounts as well as, assisting the commercial property management team in carrying out day to day tasks.
Aidan Gifford

Aidan Gifford Property Management Accounts Assistant

0333 920 2220 Ext 2285

Scott works in our Hexham branch in dealing with the day-to-day accounting of the residential property management accounts as well as, assisting the commercial property management team in carrying out day to day tasks.
Scott Whittaker

Scott Whittaker Property Management Accounts Assistant

0333 920 2220 Ext 2218



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