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Sarah Myburgh
expert local property agent Tynemouth & Whitley Bay (NE30 & NE26)

I thoroughly enjoy this business. Firstly, it involves talking to people and I love that! But secondly, it involves promoting the area in which I live and absolutely love. Iíve been privileged to live by the coast for the past 16 years and have fallen in love with the area and everything it has to offer. My 4 children have grown up here and have taken advantage of everything on offer from fantastic schools, surfing lessons and tennis to rugby, ice skating and street dance.

Thereís nothing nicer than a walk on the beach after a hard day at work to blow away the cobwebs or, popping along to one of the many restaurants along the coast. I can't imagine wanting to live anywhere else and I want to be able to help other people experience the lifestyle that is on offer here, in this lovely part of the North East.


Shirley Harrison
expert local property agent Low Fell & Gateshead

I moved to Gateshead 10 years ago, and quickly realised what a lovely place it is to live and call home.
On a sunny summer's morning Saltwell Park is my favorite place to be, with the peace and tranquility before many visitors arrive.

Outside of work I really enjoy socialising, cooking and entertaining with friends and family. I love to keep fit by walking, cycling and working out at the gym.

I also have a passion for property and a desire to help others. Iíve built my reputation by providing sound honest advice, roll all that together and I would like nothing more than to help you to get to where you want to go.

I do enjoy chatting to people, so I look forward to talking to you or calling around to meet you soon.


Victoria Jackson
expert local property agent Gosforth, Kingston Park, Hazelrigg

Originally from Jesmond I've also lived in High Heaton and Longbenton before deciding to settle in Gosforth in 2007. This really is a fantastic place to live! My children benefit from the high performing local schools, with Gosforth Academy coming 8th in the top performing schools in the North East for GCSE results in 2015! What we love most about living in Gosforth is the flexibility of the location. Travelling for less than 30 minutes can take us to the beautiful Northumberland countryside or our stunning North East coast. On a sunny day thereís nothing better than a stroll through Gosforth Park followed by a relaxed afternoon or evening sitting in the beer garden at the Brandling Arms or The County.

To me, promoting the area and the lifestyle is just as important as promoting the features of a property. Iím passionate about where I live, and I look forward to using that to help you with your next move.


Yoko Goddard
expert local property agent Sunderland

Hi, Iím Yoko and I am your elopa agent for Sunderland. Iím not originally from the North East but, having made the journey from Peckham in South London to this area whilst at college it is where I chose to settle down and call home.

Iíd describe myself as a Ďproperty geekí who is passionate about property and loves the area in which I live. Outside of work I love to take walks in Backhouse Park or Tunstall with my husband, daughter and 2 Labradors. If we are feeling a little more adventurous weíll take a 5 min drive to the beach where we can enjoy a bacon sandwich and toe dipping in the freezing sea. Loving the area as I do I enjoy promoting benefits and the lifestyle of living here as much as the properties themselves.

I look forward to meeting with you soon and to helping you to make your next move.

Riccardo Caradonna
expert local property agent West Gateshead

I have lived in the Gateshead area for the majority of my life and I absolutely love it here. I feel very lucky being so close to many beautiful points of interest such as Gibside National Park, River walks etc. With lots of very pretty villages in Gateshead there is always somewhere new to explore.

All my adult life I have had a great love for property whether that's helping others achieve their dream place or for my own benefit. Although having a young son now I love spending time with my family, having fun and creating memories. I believe goals are made to be achieved so I don't give in until I succeed, therefore all your property needs will most definitely be my priority.

I like nothing better than going for a long walk with the dog, getting lost in our gorgeous countryside, just a short drive away.


Julie Dolby
expert local property agent Darlington

Born in the North East, I bought my first home in Darlington 27 years ago with the draw of a vibrant social scene- nightlife, restaurants, cinema and shopping! Fast forward to today and I'm still living in Darlington but my priorities have now changed. I'm here because of the great schooling, childcare facilities, university campus, excellent transport links (we're on the East Coast Rail Line, 5 minutes drive from the A1 and A66) and yet still able to access the surrounding countryside on foot.

I love walking my dog along the River Tees which forms part of the Teesdale Way and cycling the varied local trails. You might even catch me roller skating the new and ongoing creation of the Darlington to Stockton Railway Path- to the dismay of my 3 children.

When I first joined elopa, my 13-year-old advised "if it doesn't scare you, it's not worth doing." Let us start your new journey and I will help you every step of the way."


Dawn Brown
expert local property agent Monkseaton, Cramlington and Seaton Valley

From a young age Iíve always felt that Iíve been involved in property one way or another, as my parents often roped me in to help with the numerous properties theyíd bought, renovated, rented and sold. This planted the seed for my great love affair with property and everything about it.

I first worked in an estate agency after leaving school. However, I ended up leaving them to further my property career goals and studied Estate Management to learn about valuation, marketing, property management and property law.

Iím lucky to have always lived in the area and know it intimately and appreciate all of the fantastic things it has to offer.

I have a young family and so love nothing better than putting together a picnic and heading out for a walk somewhere, rain or shine!

Iím really excited to be able to combine my passion and enthusiasm for both property and the area I love and look forward to hearing from you.


Hasmita Kara
expert local property agent Yarm and Eaglescliffe

Imagine thisÖ. Getting up in the morning to take the dogs out walking in the fresh air and open countryside. Then stepping into a vibrant cosmopolitan high street; Sipping my favorite coffee and eating breakfast at any number of coffee shops. Theyíre some of the things I love about the area I live in.

I moved to Teesside 20 years ago. Living in the area has given me a strong sense of belonging and Iím proud to live here.

Iíd describe myself as passionate about property. I love architecture; from the very old period properties to the most modern and contemporary. I have a flair for interiors and have a vast array of experience in property and surveying.

To me, promoting the area and the lifestyle is just as important as promoting the features of a property. Iíll not promise you anything I cannot deliver but I will promise you a 100% commitment and I look forward to using that to help you with your next adventure.


Darren Williams
expert local property agent Heaton & Wallsend

I am very proud and excited that I work as an elopa Property expert. We share a vision of changing things for the better, looking at how things donít have to follow a trend and most importantly give you, the customer, a first class service where you donít feel like you're just a number.

Iím passionate about where I live. Selling or renting your house isnít just about pointing out all the great features of your property, it's also about promoting a lifestyle and making sure your prospective buyers are well informed of the wonderful benefits of living in this area. Who wouldnít want to live in a location where you could be at the coast in 15 minutes, city centre in 10 and Northumberland in 30! Such diversity right on our doorstep.

I canít wait to help you whatever your property needs, so pick up the phone anytime that suits you, even weekends and evenings


Jane Longstaff
expert local property agent Cleadon, Whitburn, Roker & Boldon

I'm an incredibly enthusiastic person with a particular passion for property. In fact, I would go so far as to describe myself as a property geek! Why do I feel like this? Simple! I was born and bred in the area and to me, home is a refuge and a haven, home truly is where the heart is. I love taking long walks along Cleadon Hills and having ice-cream with my family on our beautiful beaches. I appreciate the north east and all it has to offer.

I've worked in people focussed roles all my life so I understand the need to communicate and deliver a great service. I am proactive and passionate about matching the right people to the right home. I'm a genuine person with a real interest in helping others and that's why I'm here, to help you sell your property and perhaps help you find your next new home.


Danielle Stephenson
expert local property agent South Shields

Iíve lived in South Shields all my life and love it here; I know the area like the back of my hand, This fantastic area has a lot to offer, award-winning beaches, coastal walks, parks, attractions as well as incredible music concerts and summer festivals. I enjoy going for food at the Rattler and listening to the live bands. We are lucky enough to have the Great North Run finish line here, that is always a great atmosphere and I always go down to cheer everyone on.

One of my favourite places is Marsden Rock (voted one of the UK's top 25 hidden gems), and walking the dog along The Leas, a two-mile coastal route managed by the National Trust.

Because Iím so passionate about the area and what I do, you can be sure of my dedicated personal and knowledgeable service. I look forward to assisting you in the future.


Sarah Annis
expert local property agent Ingleby Barwick, Thornaby & Stockton-on-Tees

In May 2000 I fell in love with Teesside and made the decision to make Ingleby Barwick home. Iím still passionate about the area and now I get to enjoy it with my husband and our football mad son. Weekends are spent with football for the boys, lovely food and wine in one of the many restaurants or pubs, a family trip to Saltburn-by-the-Sea for fish & chips & a Lemon Top or a walk up Rosebery Topping with our crazy family dog to take in the views and blow the cobwebs away. My favourite though, has to be the short stroll from my doorstep to enjoy the peace and quiet by the River TeesÖthat or a day at Rockliffe Hall Spa!

All that aside, the choice of top performing schools, universities, sports facilities, major rail and road links make it a great place to live and a great place to enjoy life. Iím now making it my mission to offer 100% commitment to sell your house, stress free, leaving you to enjoy life!


Rachel Leng
expert local property agent Durham, DH1

Working as an expert local property agent allows me to combine two of my passions - property and people.

I have lived in the Durham area all my life and love everything the area has to offer, from the amazing restaurants and access to shops to the great walks I can do with my 4 dogs. I pride myself in my customer service and as someone who has bought and sold my own houses, I know how important this is and how disappointing it can be if done badly.

My goal is to make your selling experience as easy and stress-free as possible and I will personally guide you through the process from start to finish without the 9 to 5, Monday to Friday boundaries you would get from traditional estate agents. I look forward to meeting you soon.


"ELOPA stands for Expert Local Property Agent, we are the exciting future of estate agency. How are we different? Itís simple, all of our agents are passionate about the area they work in, because they live there too."