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Meet the Family

Clients who have used Myrings always say that our greatest strength is our staff. We have a dedicated team of property professionals with a wealth of experience to provide you with a gold star service from valuation to completion day, holding your hand and taking you every step of the way. You will always see familiar faces and talk with colleagues who are aware of your property and situation.

Simon Myring


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Simon has over twenty seven years' experience in the local Residential Sales and Lettings property market and has sold thousands of homes in Harrogate and surrounding villages . Simon's early experience was with one of the UK's largest corporate Estate Agents, where he was one of the youngest branch managers in the North East at 20 years of age before leaving to found and run a Harrogate based Estate Agency.

Simon is a member and proud sponsor of Harrogate Squash & Fitness Centre - currently playing Yorkshire League & for the over 40’s Yorkshire seniors. Simon is a past president of the Harrogate & District Association of Estate Agents. He loves to play golf in his spare time and travel.

Gemma Myring

Managing Director

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Gemma has considerable experience in banking, finance and the property business, having worked alongside Simon in the family estate agency businesses since it first opened its doors in 1998.

Gemma has worked for a major UK bank, 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, her husband Mark, and three children, Henry, Molly & Daisy live in Harrogate. She is engaged in various community/charitable activities, as well as finding the time to run, keep fit and cook!

Charles Myring


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Charles has at long last retired from a career in the Textile business spanning 53 years. In this time he has worked with most of the largest Clothing and Footwear Retailers/Brands in the UK and has travelled the world assisting the Mills producing their merchandise. He is a Chartered Colourist, lifelong fan of Leicester City Football Club, and has a wealth of business experience assisting the business as required.

Syd Bentley Briscoe

Senior Associate Director

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Syd 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 now lives in Ripon with his wife Katie and three children, George, Harry and Charlie.

Colin Bonham

Senior Associate Director

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Colin first came to us on a work experience placement from Ashville College before joining us on a full time basis in February of 2010. He very quickly developed into a valuable member of the team and proved himself to be an outstanding communicator and sales negotiator, before training as a valuer in 2012. Colin has a sound understanding of the entire property market.

Originally from California, Colin grew up in Summerbridge, and now lives in Harrogate with his fiancée Hatty and little boys Orson and Frederick. Aside from spending time with his family, his principle passions are his two football teams Liverpool FC and the San Francisco 49ers.

Libby Carter

Senior Sales Negotiator

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Libby has worked in the property business for six years and brightens clients days and ours with her expert, happy and enthusiastic approach. Originally from London she is now a confirmed ” Yorkshire Lass “ and lives locally with her husband , a former professional rugby player , two boys and two chihuahua dogs. The boys and dogs keep her busy and fit with less time nowadays for dancing - she is a trained dancer – and thankfully she is keeping all of us on our toes.

“We treat our clients like one of our own. You will always be our priority.”

Simon Myring

Joe Blakey

Senior Sales Negotiator

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Born and raised in Harrogate, Joe attended Harrogate High School whilst working part time at Bettys flagship Harrogate branch. Following 3 successful years at Bettys, Joe started his career in the property world at the age of 19. Having now worked in the property industry for over 6 years he has gained a wealth of industry experience dealing with all aspects of the property industry. Joes favourite part of the job is problem solving complex transactions and taking the stress out of moving house.

Martin Schofield

Senior Sales / Lettings Negotiator

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Martin handles most of our weekend viewings and is a time-served property professional, and serial house-mover; having renovated several apartments in Harrogate, together with his wife Yvonne, over the past 20 years. He plays guitar in a Harrogate rock and blues band, and can sometimes be seen propping up the bar in the "Rovers Return" or appearing alongside Surranne Jones in "Gentleman Jack". If he ever gets any spare time (!) he enjoys playing golf and is a member at Rudding Park.

Molly Myring

Junior Sales and Lettings Assistant

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Molly was born into the property business following in the footsteps of mum Gemma and her Uncle Simon. Molly is currently studying A levels at Harrogate Grammar School to include Maths, Physics and Economics hoping to study Astrophysics at University next year.

Molly brings her love of numbers, statistics and mastery of data into the business as well as her flair for social media property marketing.

Molly enjoys playing Netball, being noted for her enthusiasm, skill and determination to be the best she can be for herself and the team.

Ella Whale

Junior Estate Agent

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Ella has lived in Harrogate her whole life and has always been part of the family business environment with her parents owning a local restaurant in Harrogate for 30 years. After finishing her A-levels at Harrogate Grammar School Ella joined the Myrings team to develop her passion and interest in the property market. Ella takes pride in customer service and loyalty. In her spare time, she likes to go on walks with her dogs or help her Mum out with baking and cooking for the restaurant. She enjoys travelling and experiencing new things or just a wine and charcuterie evening with her friends.

Niamh Tiernan

Junior Estate Agent

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Niamh is a highly motivated part time member of the team, with a keen eye for detail and a passion for the property market. Currently, honing her skills in the fast-paced world of Harrogate property while pursuing a unique combination of A-Levels in Geography, Philosophy, and Psychology. When not working or studying, she enjoys spending time with friends, exploring new places, and staying up-to-date on the latest trends in social media and marketing. Niamh’s ultimate goal is to transition into property and land management when she finishes her studies at the Harrogate Grammar School.

Georgie Spence

Head of Lettings

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Georgie joins the team with 10 years of lettings experience, bringing a wealth of knowledge to support and drive the team. She is passionate about delivering outstanding customer service and happy to assist Landlords and Tenants throughout their journey with us.

Having lived in York previously, Georgie relocated to Harrogate with her fiancé and is currently living through her first house renovation.

Aside from spending time with family and friends her favourite things are Pinot Noir, the Lake District and Hungarian Vizslas.

Nichola Bates

Lettings Valuer

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Nichola has been with Myrings for four years now and in this time has built up a terrific working relationship with our Landlords and Tenants. She has progressed to the role of Senior Valuer on the back of the hard work and success, in harmony with the rest of the team, she has delivered. Our clients get, and deserve nothing less, than a great service from Myrings. Nichola has lived in Harrogate from the age of 6 and is currently living in Bilton with her now grown up children Jake and Gee, her partner Simon, his two girls Elise and Lily and the family dog Bremner (named after Billy Bremner ), Simon has recently bought a new home which Nichola is currently helping him to renovate in her spare time.

Harvey Rawnsley

Senior Property Manager

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Born and bred in Yorkshire, a lifelong Leeds United supporter, Harvey has worked in Lettings and Property Management for the last four years in the north Leeds area. He has always had a keen interest in all things to do with property and recently bought his first home in Boston Spa and renovated it with his girlfriend, Shameela. Harvey is a keen sports fan and loves to travel.

Joely Siswick

Lettings Administrator

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Joely recently joined the Myrings team to embark on a career in property. Always cheerful and sociable, Joely constantly brightens up the office with her fantastic sense of humour. Having spent the last six years at her previous job, Joely gained valuable experience in customer service and developed a strong sense of confidence. In her free time, she enjoys going to the gym and socialising with her boyfriend, friends, and family. Her enthusiasm for property and interior design makes her a fantastic new addition to the Myrings family.


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His interests include sunbathing, belly rubs, morning walks, pet-icures, and grooming.

Andrew Vickers

Financial Advisor

Andrew is an experienced adviser and joined our team in 2019. With over 30 years’ experience within the industry, Andrew has a sound understanding and extensive knowledge of the UK property market.

Andrew offers expert, impartial mortgage and protection advice and has specialist knowledge in the buy to let and property investment market. With access to whole of market products, he is able to work closely with clients to secure the best value deal, whilst providing a high quality, professional service.

Andrew lives with his wife, Tracey and enjoys dining out. He also has a keen interest in cars and enjoys a range of sports including playing golf.

“We love selling homes, it’s even better working with your family”

Gemma Myring