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Led by founding Director Neil Samms, the agency has set itself apart through its detailed understanding of the local market, passion for house selling and for providing a very high standard of personal service.

We know exactly why different properties in different parts of town hold a special appeal – and we know the buyers that they appeal to. That’s why we’re able to find our clients the right buyers, fast.

We are all career property professionals, committed to the sustainable long-term growth of the York property market, and of our business.

The quality and reach of our marketing matches any national agent. The printed and digital details we produce are beautifully written, designed and produced, and every property we sell is visible locally, nationally and globally on all the important property portals.

Neil Samms MNAEA BA (Hons)

Managing Director

Neil is an experienced Valuer and Estate Agent who can confidently advise on all types of residential property. Having grown up in York Neil has a thorough knowledge of the city and rural areas. Neil lives between York and Wetherby and enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

James Nicholson MNAEA

Head of Residential Sales

James is an experienced Estate agent and Valuer. Growing up in York he has a thorough knowledge of the area. James is a qualified member of the National Association of Estate Agents. He has a young daughter and spends his time off with his family.

Elkie Buckland MNAEA

Sales Consultant

With 16 years of working in property, Elkie is a passionate and experienced Sales Consultant who has helped hundreds of buyers find their dream home. Married with two sons, Elkie has herself, bought and sold on many occasions and is personally and professionally accomplished.

Clare Hudson

Sales Consultant

Clare has excellent knowledge of living in a variety of properties, ranging from a London apartment to a Dales cottage and is now happily back in her home town of York living within the city walls. Experienced in Customer Service, Office Administration and Property Management Clare enjoys playing tennis and dancing in her spare time.

Emma Potrykus BA (Hons)

New Homes Specialist

Emma has over 12 years of experience working in the property industry, along with a Degree in Estate Management from Reading University. Having lived in York for the last seven years Emma has a thorough knowledge of the area. Outside of work Emma enjoys spending time with her husband and young son.

Michelle Samms BA (Hons)

Miche joined the team in 2020 to provide administrative support as the business continues to grow.  After 18 years in the Travel Industry it was time to take on a new challenge and she now handles all financial aspects of the business, compliance and social media.  When not in the office Miche is busy looking after her two young children and enjoys running in her spare time.

Our Home

Our prominent office is located just yards from York Minster, at the heart of the City.

We moved into 27 High Petergate back in 2014, and it accommodates our team perfectly.

The space provided enables us to connect with you, our customers, by offering a central base to discuss your requirements in privacy, and at a time convenient to you.