Barry Hayes Branch Manager
MNAEA, Associate Member of GPEA
Barry is the Branch Manager for our Frinton on Sea branch. He joined the industry in 1987, working for an independent estate agent in Clacton On Sea. Barry has worked for Boydens for over 20 years. Barry has covered areas from Frinton to Colchester, an area in which he grew up and hence, knows extremely well. His role is to oversee the running of the coastal branches, helping to keep our clients happy whilst expanding the business. Barry has a Diploma in residential estate agency and has been a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) since 1998. Barry has a sporting prowess in the region given that he won player of the year for Frinton Youth FC for many seasons.
T: 01255 851185
Lynne Buxton Assistant Branch Manager
Lynne is vastly experienced in the estate agency business having begun her career in the late 1980's and so has seen the variations within the property market on numerous occasions. Lynne has always worked in the North Essex area, including Dovercourt, Frinton and Colchester and grew up in Great Holland. She currently resides in Kirby Cross, so she has unsurpassed knowledge of the local area. As Assistant Manager of the Frinton Branch, Lynne heads up the Frinton sales department (including Superior Homes by Boydens) carrying out valuations, viewings and negotiating on sales. By providing a professional and efficient environment, Lynne helps our clients to feel confident that we are acting on their behalf in a competent way. Sales progression is an important part of Lynne's role in assisting both buyer and seller throughout the legal process so they are being kept fully updated. Lynne is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and also a member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) making her well qualified to be advising the clients on all aspects of the house selling and renting process. Having worked in the industry for 28 years Lynne has gained a thorough knowledge of ALL aspects of estate agency. Lynne loves to travel and has spent time in Thailand and Brazil. Her intention is to travel to as many countries as possible in the following years.
T: 01255 853911
John London Lettings Negotiator
CeMap, M.A.R.L.A, A.P.I.P
John has extensive experience in the lettings industry stretching back more than a decade although his early ambition was to be an Actor! He partially succeeded with appearances in film and tv commercials but chose to put this on hold for a more steady income. John helps Boydens build our lettings business by establishing good relations with both tenants and landlords and maintaining excellent knowledge of the legal system in all aspects of the Lettings industry due to the fast approach of change that is now upon us in the housing market. John enjoys working in the Frinton on Sea area and attended school locally. As a friendly face within the local community, his approachable nature helps him to communicate well with everyone. John's formal qualifications include a Mortgage Exam and Lettings qualifications from APIP and MARLA, industry’s regulatory body. All who know John are well aware that he does like a bargain and is a bit of an expert in buying and selling a wide variety of goods online.
T: 01255 853913
Katie Wood Sales Progressor
Katie is responsible for liaising with solicitors, estate agents and mortgage brokers in the chain to make sure the sale and purchase can run as smooth as possible. Katie has worked in estate agency for 10 years, working her way through the ranks from office junior to senior negotiator most of this time working within the Tendring area. Katie has taken the National Federation of Property Professionals (NFOPP) technical award for sales sections 1 and 3 I aims to take levels 2 and 4 so she can obtain the full award. In her spare time, Katie enjoys shopping and socialising with friends and family. She especially enjoys taking her 6 year old niece to London to treat her to the finer things in life such as taking her to shows and to afternoon tea.
T: 01255 851185
Amy Buxton Residential Sales Negotiator
Amy's role is to help the sales process move smoothly in order to put offers forward and negotiate the best price for our clients. With more than 6 years’ experience in customer service, Amy is well placed to put her knowledge to work by providing a great level of customer service with high professional standards. Amy has lived in Kirby Cross for the past 10 years and attended Tendring Technology College in Thorpe and Frinton and has always spent a lot of time around the surrounding area as family live close by. Amy has a passion for Lawn Tennis and currently plays at the Frinton Lawn Tennis club for the ladies team. She is competitive when she needs to be and is most proud of winning one of the club championships in her category. Amy enjoys travelling to broaden her understanding of other countries and cultures. In the summer of 2013 Amy took up the opportunity to work abroad in the Greek island of Kos, spending two months there working as a waitress which she found a great experience in learning how to interact with a variety of nationalities and ages.
T: 01255 853910
Joy Sanders Holiday Letting Administrator
Joy became part of the Boydens team in Frinton in 2002 when she joined having moved to the area from London. Her role ever since has been to build up the holiday lettings side of the business (including the rental of beach huts which now total more than 40 along the Sunshine Coast in Essex). Joy has unrivalled knowledge of the local area and events and is perfectly placed to help holiday makers and landlords alike with all aspects of their property rental whilst ensuring that rentals are smooth and straightforward. Joy has helped to build the holiday letting business, gaining trust and respect from our landlords over the years whilst ensuring that holiday makers return again having had a great holiday experience.
T: 01255 853915
Nicole Stopp Property Manager
Nicole provides administrative support for all aspects of day to day maintenance, tenant and landlord requirements. Nicole also heads our successful and growing beach hut sales department which is a growing area of Boydens sales activity on the Essex coast. Nicole grew up and went to school in the local area and still lives locally. She has been part of the Boydens team in Frinton on Sea for more than 13 years, performing a variety of roles over this time.
T: 01255 853912
Lydia Woods Property Manager
Lydia's key role is to provide a friendly approachable attitude to our clients when in the office and on appointments whilst also demonstrating knowledge of the industry to clients - especially in the fast-changing world of lettings legislation. Lydia has worked in the lettings industry since leaving further education and is a friendly personable character who offers a positive attitude to our customers making them feel at ease. Living just outside the area in Brightlingsea, Lydia's parents used to bring her to Frinton during the summer to spend time at the beach. Living in a coastal town she totally understands what it is like and appreciates the benefits of living by the sea. From a very young age Lydia been involved in many activities within the community including taking part in many community performances such as pantomimes and designing the t-shirt for the Brightlingsea music festival. Lydia loves dancing and was part of her school dance academy, performing in many different shows and competitions around the country. She also had her own dance club at the local primary school where she lives for many years whilst at secondary school. She loves dogs and has competed in many agility shows including the Tendring Hundred Show.
T: 01255 853919
Raina Rogers Secretary
Raina is the branch administrator for Frinton on Sea and is a key part of the smooth running of the branch as she supports the sales, lettings and maintenance departments. Raina has lived in Frinton, Walton and Holland on Sea and was educated in Frinton and Thorpe so she knows the area exceptionally well. Raina has worked in administrative roles for other estate agents and as a sales negotiator in Clacton on Sea and so she is well versed in the workings of the industry.
T: 01255 851185