Having over 30 years experience in the property market, Paul has been a Partner at Bramleys since 1998, having been an Associate Partner prior to that. Joining Bramleys in 1993, Paul was previously an area manager for one of the corporate estate agency networks. As Residential Partner for Bramleys, Paul oversees all aspects of residential sales and valuations for Bramleys. Based in the Huddersfield office he still carries out day to day sales and marketing valuations as well as specialising in new home sales and valuations. Being born and bred in Huddersfield, Paul is married with two grown up children, both of which work within the business. Paul is well known in the local area in the football and cricketing circles and still plays cricket in the Halifax and District Cricket League for Sowerby Bridge Church Institute Cricket Club.
Having been educated at Huddersfield New College and been working in the property industry since 2013, Gemma is based in our Huddersfield office as a Senior Residential Valuer. Starting her career as a Sales Negotiator she quickly rose through the ranks to the position of Valuer and Branch Manager. Through her hard work and determination to progress, Gemma was accepted as a Fellow of The National Association of Estate Agents and following a period of study and examinations, obtained her AssocRICS qualifications. Gemma predominately works in the Huddersfield, but also has a detailed knowledge of the Calderdale property market.
Joining Bramleys in 2000 as PA to one of the Partners, it quickly became apparent that Lisa's drive, enthusiasm and organisational skills could be utilised within the valuation team. Having trained as a Valuer in the Huddersfield office, she became Senior Valuer in 2005 and was further promoted to the Branch Manager at our Mirfield office in 2009. Having taken an extended maternity leave, due to the arrival of twin boys in 2012, Lisa returned to bring her wealth of experience back to the Mirfield office
Having worked in the property market as an Office Junior for one of the corporate estate agents, since 1992 Carreen was born and brought up within the Heckmondwike area. Carreen was a Sales Negotiator with Holmes & Gardner in Heckmondwike when the company was purchased by Bramleys. Recognising her qualities Bramleys immediately promoted her to Branch Manager in 2004 where she has led the team ever since. Married with two sons and still living within the area, Carreen has a wealth of experience not only of the locality but of the many varied styles of property to be found within the Spen Valley.
Having started in the estate agency profession in 2001, which seemed a natural progression as her father is a local well known property developer. Gemma originally worked for Holmes & Gardner in Mirfield and Heckmondwike, the company was subsequently purchased by Bramleys in 2004. Gemma progressed to Senior Negotiator within the Mirfield office and after a short break for maternity returned in 2014 and operates the dual role as Valuer and Assistant Manager to both our Mirfield and Heckmondwike offices. Gemma has extensive knowledge of the Mirfield and Spen Valley areas and is a highly experienced property person.
Having joined Bramleys in 2000 on a part-time basis whilst studying for her degree at Huddersfield University, Hannah successfully graduated and subsequently pursued a career in digital marketing. Living locally in Elland, Hannah was enticed to return to Bramleys on the opening of their Elland office in 2006 taking up the role as senior sales negotiator. Hannah was promoted in 2013 and took up the position of residential valuer covering Calderdale from both the Halifax and Elland branches. After giving birth to a baby girl in 2014, Hannah returned from maternity to continue her valuation role covering the Calderdale area.
Amy is a highly experienced sales negotiator, commencing her employment as an office junior in 1997 for one of the corporate estate agency firms. Progressing through the ranks to a senior sales negotiator position, she joined Bramleys in 2010 and forms an integral part of the successful Heckmondwike team.
Joining Bramleys in 1992 on leaving school, Claire initially was secretary to our financial consultant. At the beginning of 1993 she took a 6 month sabbatical to tour New Zealand and on her return we welcomed her back into a junior sales negotiating position at the head office in Huddersfield. Claire is now a senior sales negotiator with over 20 years' experience and is a much valued member of the highly successful Huddersfield team.
Debbie's first venture into estate agency was in 1988 when she was employed by our partner, Paul Keighley prior to them both arriving at Bramleys. Debbie took a few years out on maternity to bring up her son and was welcomed back into estate agency in 2005 and provides yet another highly experienced sales negotiator within the Huddersfield office.
A highly experienced estate agent having worked in the profession for over 30 years, predominantly in the Spen Valley and Calderdale areas. Janice has held numerous senior positions including branch manager, valuer and senior negotiator. She was persuaded to bring her wealth of experience to Bramleys by her great friend, branch manager and next door neighbour, Lisa.
Jean has over 20 years’ experience in the property industry mainly with the corporate agents, but latterly with smaller and independent agencies. Jean has seen the market change significantly over this time with the highs and lows of the market conditions. Living locally, Jean has brought up a family and has always lived within Kirklees. Jean enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren and a new recent addition – a great grandchild!
Having initially worked for Bramleys in 2000, Karen left to enjoy her maternity leave and returned to the industry albeit to one of the corporate agencies. Karen has recently decided private practise is where she would prefer to be and has joined our established Huddersfield team adding a wealth of experience and knowledge.
On leaving college, Mel went straight into the hospitality profession and completed a management foundation course and ultimately held the position of assistant manager in a large restaurant chain. Through a chance meeting with one of the partners of Bramleys, Mel was persuaded to bring her natural bubbly personality and service levels to Bramleys in 2010. During 2014 Mel completed the extensive NVQ Level 3 and National Federation Exams to gain full membership of the National Association of Estate Agents. Presently holding the position of senior negotiator within the Elland office, Mel is held with great regard by all her clients.
Helen joins us with previous housing experience gained within the social housing industry. She has always had a passion for the residential property market and after flexing her creative arm for many years within the mail order business, the draw of the property world was too great to ignore. Helen loves all things theatrical and will happily do you a song and dance "upon completion".
With a wealth of knowledge in the Kirklees property market, Sammi joins the Bramleys family as a Sales Negotiator based at our Huddersfield office. Being responsible for a portfolio of properties to progress to a successful completion, Sammi provides a helpful hand to her clients to assist with all aspect in the transaction. Previously working for a reputable, independent Estate Agency, Sammi will continue to develop her skills and knowledge in the busy head office environment, forming an integral member of the team.
Bailey has recently joined Bramleys as a Sales Negotiator in the residential sales team. After studying at Shelley College, Bailey under took as apprenticeship in Hairdressing, however after 3 years has decided to pursue a career in property. In her spare time Bailey enjoys time with friends and family.