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Who's behind Brittons

    Melanie Britton MNAEA

    Director

    After attending Smithdon High school in Hunstanton, Mel continued her education, gaining a BSc Hons in Microbular and molecular biology. Mel then commenced her early career working within the science industries, before joining the family firm and beginning her journey into the world of estate agency which became an instant obsession for her. Mel works within the agency each and every day and is always here to welcome our customers with a friendly smile. When Mel isn’t working hard selling homes, she returns to her home in Dersingham where she enjoys walking her two greyhounds in Sandr...

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    Damian Hills MNAEA

    Director

    Having been born in Norfolk, Damian’s early years were full of glorious memories of holidays around Heacham and Hunstanton, which for him has created an ongoing love affair with the area. His early career was spent in the forces and then working in central London at a senior level for both large corporate and smaller independent companies. Returning in 2006 Damian became involved in Norfolk property sales with Brittons and was delighted to become a Director in 2012. Spending his work days being passionate about local property his time away is spent kicking footballs around with his...

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    Kathy Britton FNAEA MARLA

    Director

    Kathy is responsible for the development and strategic development of the business. The phenomenal growth in the business since it was inaugurated has been achieved by the support from all her family and the fantastic team of dedicated and enthusiastic employees. As the company grew, Kathy decided to specialise in the Property Management aspect of the business and as a landlord herself, she has the extra insight and knowledge of what a landlord expects and aims to deliver this high level of service to all her clients. Contact Kathy if you need any extra guidance about your Buy-to-Let ...

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    Mark Upston MNAEA

    Sales Manager

    Mark possesses more than 20 years of experience within the property industry. A large portion of his career was spent working in Middlesex. However, Mark and his family moved to Norfolk six years ago and he was able to continue with his passion for estate agency work with both corporate and independent companies, before becoming part of the Brittons team. It is Mark's responsibility to ensure that we deliver an excellent level of customer service to our clients. Mark is very involved within our local community and currently helps coach a children’s football team in Dersingham.

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    Rob Furniss MNAEA

    Property Consultant

    Rob is our public school boy from Shrewsbury who has had a wonderfully varied career, giving him a natural ability to communicate with everyone. Full of energy, Rob’s early career witnessed him running bars in holiday hotspots in Greece before working for much larger corporate entertainment venues within London’s financial district. Moving to Norfolk in recent years, Rob has become a converted Norwich City fan and delights in taking his young children along to watch the canaries whenever possible.

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    Jodi Ashton-Leatherland

    Property Consultant

    Jodi has been in Norfolk since just 10 weeks old. She has grown up in King’s Lynn and the surrounding villages and spent her senior education at Springwood High School. Her local career has seen her working within retail sales and the banking sector. We love Jodi’s knowledge of the local area and the local people which gives her an ability to give a really helpful insight to our customers. Outside of our four walls, Jodi is an avid cook who can display more Facebook food photos than the average Chef!

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    Marisa Burgess

    Senior Administrator

    Leading our administration team is not the easiest task, yet Marisa has done this with style for over 19 years! In what is a hectic admin office - that is really the ‘engine room’ of our operations - Marisa is able, amongst other things, to ensure that all of our paperwork and details are completed correctly before being distributed to our clients. Things have definitely altered in the time that Marisa has worked for Brittons. However, luckily for us and our clients, her eagle eye remains the same and she can spot a spelling error at fifty yards!

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    Tammy Sayer

    Administrator

    Tammy joined us nearly three years ago in order to conduct weekend viewings. This role has grown over time and now Tammy assists Marisa with our day to day administration, however she still works lots of weekends, showing customers around properties. Another local; Tammy was born in King’s Lynn and after growing up in Throckenholt, she now lives in Lincolnshire with her three children who take up the remainder of Tammy’s time when she is not preparing property particulars or accompanying viewings.

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    Natasha Bates MARLA

    Lettings Manager

    Natasha has been involved in most aspects of the estate agency business throughout her career. She has been with the company now for several years and during that time has progressed to become the lettings manager and PA to Kathy Britton. The lettings department always runs smoothly under her watchful eye and she has achieved an excellent track record of customer satisfaction during her managerial role. She is always available to advise landlords on property matters and help resolve any issues which may arise during the management period. Natasha’s passion is to achieve perfection for...

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    Natalie Barton MARLA

    Accounts Administrator

    Natalie is our Accounts Administrator and her role is pivotal to the smooth operation in the department, as she ensures that the right money is collected and paid to the right people at the right time. She makes sure the landlords receive their payments promptly along with a statement showing any deductions for contractors. One of her most important roles is to make sure tenants pay their rent on time and she is a formidable lady if she has to chase them for payment and has a brilliant track record keeping arrears to a minimum. Tenants can also rest assured that their deposits are ...

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    Charlotte George

    Lettings Negotiator

    Charlie is one of the longest serving members of staff and during her career, she has worked in almost every department. She has gained considerable knowledge in all aspects of the estate agency business and is now settled into her role as a lettings negotiator. The customers love her warm, friendly approach and wicked sense of humour, which she is renowned for in the office. Charlie's main objectives are to ensure that all the tenants find a suitable home to rent, which in turn pleases the landlords, knowing they are making the maximum return on their investment.

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    Kayleigh Horspool MARLA

    Maintenance Administrator

    If you have a problem with any maintenance issues at your property, Kayleigh is the lady to call. She is very knowledgeable in all aspects of property maintenance and understands the importance of attending to these matters as quickly as possible, before they become a major concern. We operate a 24/7 telephone service for any maintenance issues a tenant may experience and we can call on our preferred contractors to deal with any emergency - so you can relax in the knowledge that your property is in safe hands any time of the day or night.

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    Donna Parnell

    Viewings Representative

    Donna is one of the friendly faces that you are likely to meet when viewing a property with Brittons. Donna was born in Yorkshire and moved to the area when she was just 10 years old. After leaving school Donna worked in the beauty industry developing a passion for presentation and design but had fancied a change in recent years and with her great love being property, she says that her job with our team is a ‘dream come true’. Away from work, Donna has recently renovated her own cottage and we suspect that she may soon be looking for a new project!

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    Justine Cotton

    Lettings Negotiator

    Justine is the first port of call for new applicants looking to rent through Brittons. As negotiator for the company she attends viewings and liaises between the landlord and applicants from the viewings to the check in. She ensures that all applicants are properly referenced and that all paperwork is complete so that both the landlords and tenants have complete peace of mind. Full of enthusiasm for her job, nothing pleases Justine more than finding the right tenant for each property, ensuring that both landlords and tenants are happy with the lets.

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    Maureen Regan-Dennis

    Viewings Representative

    Originating from West London, Maureen spent the early part of her career working in the banking sector before deciding to head to the other side of the world with a move to Australia! After a couple of years Maureen returned to the UK and relocated to King's Lynn in 1994. Maureen does voluntary work for the Norfolk Hospice and local schools which she finds very rewarding and on top of that she still finds time to show people around lots of lovely houses as part of the Brittons team.

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    Barbara Poll

    Negotiator

    Barbara has lived and brought up her family in Dersingham, originally from King’s Lynn, therefore has a comprehensive knowledge of the area and its facilities. She has many years experience in Estate Agency and a previous career in finance. When not at work Barbara enjoys taking her rescue dog on long walks with the Ramblers. Until quite recently she enjoyed riding and helping care for her daughters horse but has now taken up and enjoying fitness yoga.

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    Ben Carter

    Negotiator

    Born locally, Ben attended the Queens school at Wisbech before moving onto King’s Lynn college to complete an A level in both English language and literature, however Ben’s first love was football. Not only did he complete a sports diploma but he played for Norwich Youth for 5 years and represented England at under 19 level. Ben’s career has seen him work in the hospitality sector, running various bars and restaurants where he was able to gain valuable customer service skills before moving into estate agency. We were delighted when Ben joined Brittons, adding further knowledge to our ...

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    Courtney Beales

    Viewings Representative

    Courtney recently joined the Brittons team not long after buying her first ever property and realising she has a real passion for property! Courtney has always lived in Norfolk and knows the local areas and amenities extraordinarily well. This makes her the ideal person to sell the benefits and answer any questions about the local area and its facilities, a quality which is an absolute necessity when dealing with buyers from out of the area. Courtney recently bought her first home in the wonderfully beautiful historic part of King’s Lynn (to all of her Brittons team mates envy!). Her ...

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    Gill Collier

    Viewings Representative

    Gill is one of newest members of our busy team! She moved to King’s Lynn roughly 20 years ago so still isn’t quite considered a true local yet! Prior to King’s Lynn, Gill lived in Buckinghamshire but moved here in order to be closer to here retired parents and her two adult daughters. Gill has lived in various places in the UK as well as Europe including: London, Berlin, Hanover and Winchester. Like many of us, Gill enjoys the relaxed lifestyle that Norfolk has to offer. Gill enjoys her role as viewing representative and has a real passion for all things property. Over the years Gi...

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    Gregg Baker

    Manager

    Gregg has a wealth of estate agency experience and he is King’s Lynn born and bred. After attending Springwood high school, Gregg had various jobs before deciding to join the Royal Airforce. After 6 ½ years of service and dreams of seeing the world, Gregg left the RAF after mainly being based in Norwich!!! Having gained years of experience working for corporate and independent estate agents Gregg is able to answer almost any property related question that our customers may have and his understanding of the buying and selling process allows him to deliver excellent customer service. Gr...

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