Steve was born in Clacton and moved to Colchester in 1995.
His Estate Agency career started when he left school with an apprenticeship in a local estate agents. After 5 years he joined a large national estate agency working in Colchester and in 1997 he was promoted and began working in Chelmsford which is where he first met Graham. Steve went on to be responsible for running multi branch operations across Essex, Kent, Suffolk and Norfolk. In 2010 he teamed up with Graham once again to start Bond Residential. Steve is extremely focused on providing customers with all of the support, advice and guidance they may need when moving home.
Steve still lives in Lexden with his wife Alison, their two children and two french bulldogs. He is a lifelong Ipswich Town supporter and has been a season ticket holder with his son for several years. In his spare time Steve enjoys mountain biking, zwift cycling and has a collection of Japanese Koi carp.
Graham was born and raised in Chelmsford and after moving to Brentwood for a brief period moved back to Chelmsford in the 1990’s. He started working with Steve at Taylor & Co in Chelmsford in 1993 and went on become Area Manager for Taylor & Co’s Essex Offices. He co-founded Bond Residential in 2010 with Steve and firmly believes customers deserve a more personal and caring approach to selling their home than the majority of estate agents are able to offer.
Graham is proud to live in the local area with Helen and their three children. In his spare time he enjoys watching his beloved Liverpool (1970’s Child) Graham also enjoys regular spin classes at the Gym.
Lee was born and raised in Chelmsford and is very proud to call our wonderful city his home. He lives with his wife Hannah and their two sons. Lee started his estate agency career in the late 1990’s and teamed up with Graham and Steve at Bradford & Bingley estate agents prior to launching Bond Residential in 2010. Lee has forged an enviable reputation within the industry for his extensive knowledge of land values and the new homes market which has seen Bond Residential sell some of Chelmsfords’ most prominent new housing developments. In his spare time Lee now enjoys coaching his sons local football team.
Matthew has lived in Springfield his whole life and attended Boswells High School. His sales career commenced with a prominent global telecommunications company, during which time he regularly set new sales records. Matthew was then persuaded to join an old school friend working in the estate agency industry. During this time Matthew focused on expanding his industry knowledge and studied extensively. Matthew has built up an outstanding reputation in his local area and joined the Bond Residential team in 2019 as one of our Senior Sales Consultants.
Having successfully run his own estate agency business within the Chelmsford area for years, Melvin is one of the area’s most respected property professionals. His extensive knowledge of the industry and home buying process makes him the ideal person to look after our customers and ensure they are kept fully informed once we have agreed a sale. Melvin’s favourite past time is spending time with his beloved grandson who is the apple of his eye.
Helen started her estate agency career over 25 years ago and quickly progressed from trainee sales consultant to a highly successful and respected property valuer. She has worked in a number of locations throughout Essex and in 1999 she married Graham. At this time she decided to put her career on hold so that she could focus on spending valuable time with their son and two daughters.
Helen has been with Bond Residential since the very beginning and has been an integral part of the growth and success of the company. She also loves going to the Gym, Spinning classes and is an avid movie fan.
Byron was born and raised in Chelmsford and attended schools in Springfield and Writtle. His estate agency career commenced when he was 18 years old starting out as a trainee. Byron quickly developed his skillset and within 3 years was appointed as a branch lister providing valuations, home moving advice and placing properties onto the market. Byron joined the Bond family in the summer of 2023.
Leah is currently working part time whilst she is studying History at Queen Mary University in London. Leah loves the face-to-face dealings with customers, helping them view properties and helping them on their home moving journey. Leah has grown up in and around estate agency and is fascinated by how much influence a good estate agent can have in helping clients find their dream home. In her spare time, she enjoys going to the gym, reading and being with family and friends.
Alison started her career in the property industry over 30 years ago when she began working for a highly successful family run Letting Agent in Colchester. She gained her ARLA qualification and then progressed from Lettings Consultant to Office Manager and subsequently Accounts Manager where she was responsible for portfolio landlords, accounts management and staff development and management.
In 2020 with the family growing up and becoming more independent she joined the Bond family at the Danbury branch with her husband Steve. Alison enjoys reading and walking with their two French bulldogs.
Debbie was born in Essex and lives in the riverside town of Burnham on Crouch. Debbie has worked in the property industry for more than 20 years and prides herself on delivering outstanding customer service. She strives to ensure that our customers’ home moving experience is as stress free as possible throughout. Outside of work she likes to spend time with family and friends and enjoys spin classes and walking.
Hannah started her property career at Bradford & Bingley working alongside Steve & Lee as a trainee negotiator before deciding to concentrate on a career in financial services, initially working as a mortgage administrator before being promoted to a mortgage packager and then gaining her CEMAP qualifications and becoming a mortgage advisor. Hannah has worked with us since 2012 assisting our clients with financial advice. Hannah is extremely knowledgeable in the mortgage market as well as specialising in buy to lets and help to buy mortgages. Hannah lives with Lee and their two sons.