Simon has had over twenty years’ experience in the local property market, having sold thousands of homes in Harrogate and surrounding villages. Simon's early experience was with one of the UK's largest corporate Estate Agents and had the distinction of being one of their youngest ever branch managers.
He went on to found and run, as a partner, a Harrogate based independent Estate Agents for eleven years before leaving to set up the family business - Myring’s Estate Agents Ltd.
Myrings are committed to serving our clients in the best way possible, incorporating all the best technology and professional working practices – focusing on what vendors and potential buyers actually need and value.
Central to this way of working is a desire to get to know our clients and their property really well. Simon is a member of Harrogate Squash club - currently playing for the Yorkshire seniors- and is also a member of Oakdale Golf club.
Gemma has considerable experience in banking, finance and the property business having worked alongside Simon for the past 10 years in the family estate agency business.
Gemma has worked for a major UK bank as well as on the trading floor of the European Stock Exchange in Amsterdam as well as working in the marketing department at Bettys and Taylors of Harrogate.
Gemma is currently renovating her own property in Pannal where she lives with her husband Steve and three children, Henry, Molly and Daisy - the two eldest attending Pannal Primary School.
Charles has just celebrated 50 years in the textile business and still consults on fashion and colouration to some the biggest Retailers and Brands in the UK, having also received a lifetime achievement award. He has travelled the world and has great contacts in the Textile world here in the UK and overseas and assists the business as required.
Syd, as he is known joined us after sixteen years of experience in the New Builds and Property Development sector.
He has a 'hands on' understanding of the all the intricacies of planning, project management and working with tradesmen.
He has gained his NFOPP qualification and is a great enthusiast who just loves the property business.
Syd grew up in Knaresborough and still lives there with his wife Katie and two children, George and Harry.
Our lettings team is led by James Bryan who has worked in residential sales and lettings locally since 2002. He has successfully sold and let properties in every price range in Harrogate, Leeds, Wetherby, Ripon and York.
His speciality is the Lettings business and arranging things so that the best interests of both Landlords and Tenants are equally well served in a professional and honest way.
James is a talented cricketer, playing to county standard in his teens, and still playing locally in his spare time whilst also enjoying Rugby and Golf. He is an avid motorbike fan and makes an annual trip to the Isle of Man to watch the TT races.
After leaving Newcastle University, Emma worked for one of the major corporate Estate Agents in Harrogate for 5 years and then joined the Myring’s team. Emma is the person dedicated to sales progression. Emma's calm, considered and meticulous approach to her work makes her an ideal choice for such a pressure position.
Emma, originally from Harewood now lives in the Harrogate town centre with her partner Jonathon.
Colin first came to us on a work experience placement from Ashville College in 2007. He made an excellent impression during that time, and we encouraged him to join us on a full time basis once he had finished his studies. Since his appointment Colin has quickly developed into valuable member of the team and has proven himself to be an outstanding sales negotiator and communicator. He has already gained his NFOPP qualifications and wants to make a name for himself and a great career in the property business.
Colin lives at home with his Mother Cheryl and younger brother Ciaran in Summerbridge.
Clare has many years’ experience in Customer Service, Retail Management, IT sales and financial sales for a UK bank. As well as experience of working in Europe for a major pharmaceutical company. She has project managed the complete renovation of the family home in Harrogate and has made numerous contacts as a result. She moved from her native Northern Ireland 21 years ago and has been living and working in Yorkshire for the past 11 years. Clare has two teenage daughters who are both educated in Harrogate. Clare is an active member of the school and is involved in numerous social and charity events.
Josh joined Myring's after an internship with Savills PLC. He grew up in Nidderdale and was educated at Ashville College, Harrogate. Josh read Geography at Newcastle University and graduated with a 1st Class Honours degree. He loves the property business and is working hard to develop his career. He has already gained experience in strategic development, residential, investment and commercial property, and worked on projects in Birmingham and London.
Josh enjoys country sports to include fly fishing /shooting and tennis.
Donna was the Property Manager for 8 years at the Harrogate Advertiser where she managed / led a small team of fellow professionals producing the weekly property supplement - wide acknowledged as one on the best publications of its type in Yorkshire.
Donna's experience in the newspaper business and creative fair when it comes to advertising and promotions of our clients property is invaluable.
Donna is married , lives locally , and combines a strong and enthusiastic work ethic with being a super mum to two year old twins !!!!