Steve was born in Clacton and has lived and worked in Essex for most of his life. His Estate Agency career started at the age of 16 and he built a career working for some of the UK’s leading estate agencies and was responsible for running multi branch operations in Essex, Kent, Suffolk and Norfolk. In 2010 he teamed up with Graham again to start Bond Residential. Steve is extremely focused on providing customers with all of the support, advice and guidance they need when moving home. He lives in Lexden with his wife Alison, their two children and two french bulldogs. He is an Ipswich Town season ticket holder and also still enjoys his childhood hobbies of keeping tropical fish as well as having a stunning 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.
Jack grew up in Galleywood and attended Great Baddow High School. On leaving school Jack spent a summer in America coaching football before returning to the UK. He joined the Bond Residential Apprenticeship Scheme in 2015 and successfully completed his apprenticeship, gaining a Level 2 NVQ in sales and marketing. He has continued to study and broaden his knowledge and is a highly regarded member of the Bond Residential Family.
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.
Richard also joined the team in 2020. He is proud to have lived in Essex all of his life and now resides in South Woodham Ferrers. Richard is a people person and started his career in the hospitality and leisure industry and changed his career path to estate agency back in 2015 and prides himself on providing customers with a very personal service ensuring they receive excellent communication throughout their home moving journey.
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 initially started her estate agency career over 20 years ago and developed in to a very successful property valuer before marrying Graham and becoming mum to their three children. Helen has been an integral part of the growth and success of the company having been with us from our initial launch in 2010. Helen is now responsible for all of the Company Administration as well as preparing all of the Property Marketing at our Chelmsford office. Helen is a keen Gym goer and is an avid movie and cinema fan.
Nick has worked in the industry for approaching 20 years, he has worked at various locations across North Essex and lives locally with his wife and two sons. After being asked by a friend to join his Estate Agency at the turn of the century, his career has gone from strength to strength and following an intensive period of studying he qualified in 2009 in the Sale of Residential Property Level 3 – National Federation of Property Professionals. Nick prides himself on providing clients with a professional and personal service and was an integral part of the opening and launch of our newest branch in Danbury.
Gary has lived in Essex all of his life and has over 20 years in Sales and Customer Service. He has worked in the property industry since 2015 and joined the team in 2020. He has worked in many locations in Essex including Hornchurch, Gidea Park, Shenfield and Langdon Hills. Having worked in these locations Gary has a unique insight and knowledge which allows him to greatly assist buyers looking to move out of London into the local area. Gary prides himself on delivering a high level of customer service and always strives to ensure his clients moving experience is as stress free as possible. He keeps tropical fish and likes to keep up to date with the latest advances in technology.
Alison joined her husband, Steve and the rest of the team at Danbury in June 2020 and is responsible for administrative procedures and customer care within the branch. Alison is ARLA qualified and has 30 years experience in the Property Industry. Working primarily in Lettings and Property Management, she has been responsible for portfolio, account and staff management. Alison enjoys walking two crazy French Bulldogs.
Michelle is our lettings guru with over 18 years of experience in residential lettings and property management Michelle has successfully grown our lettings department since joining us in 2015 to see it recognised as the Gold Winner in the South East in the British Property Awards, Michelle is also the proud winner of “most reviewed member of staff” having achieved some fantastic testimonials from our clients.
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 and their Dalmatian dog, Matilda.