Estate Agents Leigh-On-Sea and Thorpe Bay | – About

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Meet the team.

We have assembled a fantastic team of experienced and hard working property experts across all of our services.

At every step in your sale or letting process, we are confident that you will always get the very best help & support from the appropriate member of the Home team.

We pride ourselves on our long standing staff here at Home – our close knit and supportive company helps to provide you with a consistent and more effective service whether you are selling, buying or letting your property.

Tony and Sue Kelly at meeting table

Team – Section


84 Broadway,
Leigh-on-Sea, SS9 1AE
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Tony Kelly


Tony Kelly has over 40 years experience in estate agency and has considerable knowledge of the local property market. As well as carrying out valuations, Tony has a love for marketing and presentation and this is reflected within the high standards of marketing material produced for all our clients.

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Sue Kelly


Sue Kelly has worked in estate agency with her husband Tony for 30 years and pays great attention to providing a personal service to all of our clients. Leading the team from the front, Sue is always available to help with any aspect of buying and selling.

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Ami Staples BA (Hons)

Branch Manager

Ami graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2013 and joined the team at Home shortly after. Her local knowledge is very strong and is an alumni of both West Leigh and Westcliff High School for Girls. Monitoring property reports, speaking to buyers and vendors alike whilst closely monitoring the progress of our property portfolio - Ami is best placed to offer advice at any stage of the process.

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Tom Lambert

Senior Valuer

Tom heads up the Valuation department. He is dedicated to helping people during those initial steps of bringing their house to the market - whether they’re keen to get moving or just exploring possibilities. Tom is always happy to offer advice and guidance. As an alumni of West Leigh Schools and WHSB he has a strong local knowledge and passion for the area.

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Daniel Smith

Valuer & Sales Consultant

Dan has worked in the local property market for over 20 years. Looking after many of our high-value properties, he is extremely passionate about knowing his clients and will go out of his way to match them to their next dream home. Professional, approachable and full of energy, Dan has an enormous amount of local knowledge and wealth of industry experience.

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Julia Dowell

Sales Progressor

Julia is your first port of call for any viewings, or feedback and her friendly personality and helpful advice means she is a hit with all our clients. Julia keeps a close eye on rightmove statistics and how your property is performing in the market. You can be sure as soon as we are instructed to sell your property, she will be arranging your first viewings!

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Maggy Conway

Viewings Assistant

Maggy is one of our dedicated accompanied viewers whose friendly personality and professional manner she is popular with both buyers and vendors. Having lived and worked in Leigh her whole life, her knowledge and understanding of the local area is outstanding.

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Emma Murray

Viewings Assistant

Emma works as our viewings co-ordinator based in both the Leigh-on-Sea and Thorpe Bay offices. With her vision for property she is expertly available to help clients see potential in a property to match their individual needs and if you have booked a viewing it is probably Emma that will meet you and show you round! Her friendly face and vivacious personality are infectious and a comforting sight on viewings.

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Jeanette Gilbert

Sales Progression Manager

Jeanette heads our sales progression team and has over 20 years experience in the industry. Once a sale is agreed, Jeanette works with both vendors, purchasers and solicitors overseeing all aspects of progression, thus ensuring exchange and completion proceed as smoothly as possible. Jeanette’s devotion and passion mean she is often here late into the night working tirelessly on behalf of our clients.

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Linda Pickard

Sales Progressor

Linda works alongside Jeanette and Danielle in the sales progression team. She works astutely to get sales through to completion- coordinating solicitors, surveyors, buyers and vendors!

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Natasha Hancock

Lettings Consultant

Natasha works in our sales team assisting with making viewings, chasing follow ups and liaising with our vendors and buyers. Her friendly personality and upbeat attitude makes her popular with staff and clients alike. Having lived in Leigh for many years and with children in the local schools, her knowledge for the area is incredibly strong.

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Hayley Campbell

Lettings Department Manager

Hayley heads the lettings department and has been with the team at Home for 7 years. She covers all areas within the lettings department including property management, lettings negotiation and property valuing. Both Hayley and Kyran manage our rental property portfolio’s legal paperwork. Hayley works tirelessly to ensure landlords and tenants receive the highest standard of care and you will often see her working away at the back long into the night.

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Kyran Clary

Lettings Consultant

Kyran works alongside Hayley in the rental department. His role is all-encompassing covering property management and maintenance, carrying out viewings and generally being your first port of call! Kyran joined Home just over 4 years ago and has become invaluable to the team with his personable approach. If you need any help with paperwork or advice - drop Kyran an email or a call!

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Claire Jepson


Claire is our company secretary and she plays a hugely important role with us! Every property that goes on the market with Home, Claire has written and edited including property descriptions, room sizes and pictures! Claire also arranges all advertising in the local papers and her meticulous attention to detail means properties are portrayed in the best possible light.

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Michael McCartney

Mortgage Adviser

Michael works closely with our sales teams and splits his time between our two offices. His mortgage consultancy, ‘We Do Mortgages’ helps to ensure our clients get the best rates possible for their mortgages. When buying through Home, we always recommend you speak to Michael before agreeing to a mortgage deal!

Thorpe Bay

127 The Broadway,
Thorpe Bay, SS1 3EX
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Ricky Foker

Thorpe Bay Office Manager

Ricky manages our Thorpe Bay office and oversees all aspects of property sales, his in-depth knowledge coupled with our first class service and powerful marketing will help you achieve the best price possible for your home. Ricky handles all property matters including valuations, negotiating offers and tying up sales and with 14 years experience in and around the Thorpe Bay property market he is best placed to offer any advice needed.

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Scott Borkett

Sales Negotiator

From arranging market appraisals, negotiating offers or providing vital property advice Scott is always on hand to help. He works tirelessly in our Thorpe Bay office matching buyers to their perfect homes. With a devotion to client satisfaction, you can be sure that when we are instructed to list your home Scott is talking to our extensive pool of buyers, lining up viewings for you.

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Alex Booth

Sales Team

Alex’s role is all-encompassing in the Thorpe Bay office! From booking and carrying out viewings, monitoring rightmove statistics, organising diaries and property details her work is never finished. Primarily office based, Alex is always around to give help or advice when needed on buying or selling a property.

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Keon Dyson

Sales Team

Keon is an integral part of our team in Thorpe Bay working closely with our vendors to maximise their properties potential and ensure first class service. Booking and carrying out viewings, arranging market appraisals and chasing feedback, you can be sure he is always on hand to help. Keon’s local knowledge is incredibly strong being an alumni of Westcliff High School for Boys and living in the local area his whole life, which when combined with his extensive sales experience, places him as the perfect negotiator to help you.

Additional services

Even more ways we can provide assistance, following your sale or letting.

Legal and financial matters
Helping you find the right solicitor or reputable independent mortgage adviser for your transaction.
Preparation of your property
We can recommend tradesman, painters & decorators – making sure you get the most out of your home.
Helping you on your way
After we’ve helped with your property sale or let, we can even suggest some trusted local removal firms.
Dedicated sales progression
Our team will keep the whole process moving quickly and efficiently.


Testimonials list


Home have been excellent from start to finish throughout our house purchase, one of the best we've ever had dealings with.
Lee T. (Buyer)


A massive thanks to the whole team at Home, especially Jeanette who went above and beyond our expectations in the sale of our property.
Kevin B (Vendor)


We feel we must express our thanks to all the team at Home Estates for the professional way in which both transactions were handled.
Peter and Wendy Andrews (Buyer)


We're delighted that we chose Home as our Estate Agents. From beginning to end your service has been excellent.
Keeley Dobinson (Vendor)


Thank you to all at Home for all the hard work you put in getting this matter to completion.
Anonymous, Buyer

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