Braintree34 George Yard Shopping Centre, Braintree, Essex, CM7 1RB
About the area:
With colourful, bustling market towns and picturesque villages set in the most beautiful rolling countryside, the district of Braintree has it all. Take a drive in the country through idyllic villages and beautiful scenery, stop for a hearty lunch at a traditional pub and sample the local ales or for the more active follow one of our many delightful trails whether you like to tramp, stroll or cycle...Branch Area Guide
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Key Contacts in BraintreeStaff Profiles
Vicky Harvey Branch Manager
Vicky is our Braintree Branch Manager who is responsible for ensuring all staff in the office are fully trained in their roles, enabling them to work to their full potential. Another key role for Vicky is to promote the name of Boyden’s within our community to gain new business and recognition. She is also responsible for providing an informed, professional service to both potential landlords and vendors, and to be fully aware of our potential tenant market. Vicky helps to make both the letting and sales process as painless as possible for our clients by listening to their needs. Vicky is proud to work for a family business which makes it possible to tailor our service to suit their requirements. Keeping up to date with current legislation to safeguard our landlords and to ensure they provide all that is necessary for a smooth tenancy is a key part of Vicky's role. Vicky has worked in Estate agency since the early 1980’s. Initially Vicky worked within a company of surveyors, (block management) moving onto sales in the London market, and then into lettings in the 1990’s. Since then she has worked for both family run businesses and large corporates. Vicky moved to the Essex area from Suffolk where she lived for many years. She has now settled in nearby Halstead.
T: 01376 333971
Samantha Franklin Lettings Negotiator
Samantha is a Lettings Negotiator, based in our Braintree Office. She is involved with progressing lets from beginning to end, finding suitable applicants and keeping all parties informed. Samantha has worked for Boydens for over two years. She moved to Braintree when she was 11 years old, went to the local High School, Tabor Academy and recently moved to Halstead and so has in depth local knowledge of the Braintree area which is key when dealing with our lettings clients. Samantha is currently going through the process to gain industry qualifications - the ARLA technical award having just one more unit to pass before being fully qualified.
T: 01376 327400
Paul Roberts Property Management Assistant
Paul is an Inventory Clerk, based in our Braintree Office and carries out routine inspections, check ins/check outs and deals with reported maintenance issues for our lettings property portfolio. Paul assists our clients by providing them with a detailed description of the property they are renting and helping to solve any maintenance issues during their tenancy. Paul has lived on the outskirts of Braintree for his entire life and attended secondary school in the Braintree district. Having only worked in Braintree, he has an excellent understanding of the local area. Paul is currently studying towards earning his Technical Award in inventory management and in his spare time is a keen football supporter enjoying going to watch Colchester United.
T: 01376 327400
Katie Bendon Sales Assistant
Katie is part of our busy Braintree Branch in the position of Apprentice Sales Negotiator. Having lived in Braintree for 15 years, she knows the local area very well. Katie completed a year at The College at Braintree studying BTEC Business (obtaining Merit Level 2) and attended school at Alec Hunter Academy. The key function of Katies's job role is to provide a friendly approach to all clients and manage their properties accordingly and with respect. Katie helps ensure that our clients are kept fully up to date throughout the whole sales process whilst taking every opportunity to learn about the industry to gain knowledge and experience as she progresses to become a successful Sales Negotiator.
T: 01376 327400
Kenny Guningham-Hale Sales Negotiator
Kenny is responsible for arranging viewings on properties, negotiating offers, registering applicants and dealing with general enquiries within the office. Another key part of his role is in providing feedback to our clients with viewings that have taken place. As a 'people person', Kenny always looks to ensure his clients enjoy their time when dealing directly and to make sure that he provides accurate information when being asked questions. After recently buying his own property, he can relate very well to the stress that can arise when buying a property. In his spare time, Kenny is a keen football fan and is a season ticket holder at West Ham United. He also enjoys snowboarding, Formula 1 and Touring Car racing.
T: 01376 333973