Lancaster Samms have become one of York’s most highly-regarded independent Estate Agents

Led by founder 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, individually-tailored to our clients’ needs.

We appreciate how important selling or buying your home is, even if you have done it many times before. We believe our conscientious approach, care and attention to detail is what makes buyers and sellers throughout York recommend us.


Neil Samms

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. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.

James Nicholson

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

With twelve 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 young sons, Elkie has herself, bought and sold on many occasions and is personally and professionally accomplished.

Jo Hollins

York born and bred, Jo enjoys living in the city centre. Having over 15 years experience in property, she has worked for a national high end agent and has managed the sales of properties of all sizes and calibres. Outside of work, she has a passion for baking and is a keen runner.