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Meet The Team

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Sam

'Senior Moving Maestro'

Sam is our Senior Moving Maestro. He is a professional through-and-through blending his sales skills with a strong customer service ethic  - a rare combination.

Sam makes sure our available properties are marketed to the best of their potential and finds the most suitable Tenants and Buyers. He carries out viewings and provides feedback to Landlords and Vendors. Sam negotiates lets and sales, and is in charge of tenant referencing, sales progression, and check ins.

Sam has a Masters Degree in Housing Regeneration and has a passion for going out of his way to do the best job with a great eye for detail – nothing is missed on Sam’s watch!

Likes: cricket, golf, beer, holidays, playing the piano.

Question: What do you miss most about your childhood?

 

"Scraping together enough coppers to buy as many 1 penny sweets as possible!"


 

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Laura

'Property Superstar'

Laura is our Property Superstar. She is driven to achieve the best outcome for all parties involved and has a talent for coordinating works so they all come together to result in a first rate outcome.  

Laura oversees the maintenance of our managed properties as well as coordinating property refurbishments. Having a keen eye for detail Laura also carries out inspections to ensure all of our properties are kept to a good standard.


Since graduating in Business Management and  Marketing from the University of Newcastle in 2004, Laura has honed her skills working as both a Letting Agent and a Residential Property Manager, responsible for some of the most prestigious properties on the Leeds skyline.


Likes: talking, baking, nice hotels, snoozing, her cats.

 

Question: If you were a chocolate bar, what would you be and why?

"A Cadburys Star Bar – it looks quite straight forward but has lots of stuff going on inside. It’s got a very happy yellow wrapper  - oh and it’s utterly delicious….!!"

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Dan 'Moving Maestro'

Dan is our Moving Maestro. Making sure every move goes smoothly from viewings to handing over the keys.

Dan graduated from the University of Leeds in 2015 and began working in property very soon after that. Bringing youthful drive and ambition, Dan is passionate about forging a great career in the property sector. Having grown up in Leeds Dan is knowledgeable about the city, which proves invaluable in the property sector.
 
Dan manages enquiries, viewings, negotiations, admin and progression through to the signing of contracts. "Getting out and meeting different people every day through working in property makes this a great job… no day is ever the same!", said Dan.
 
Likes: Current Affairs, Heritage, Literature and of course Sport!

 

Question: What is your go to TV programme?
 
Answer: "It would have to be either Planet Earth or The Sopranos… I have very diverse taste!"

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Jon

'MD'

Jon is the company’s founder and brings 12 years property experience, passion, vision, and drive to the table.

Jon graduated from Leeds University  in 2003 with a degree in Engineering but instead dived straight into property in 2004. Jon had 6 years agency management experience before setting up Dwell Leeds in 2012. In more recent years Jon has been his developing his investment skills and is building his own portfolio of properties.

Jon strives to ensure the company goes the extra mile and advises both one time accidental Landlords and also the most experienced Property Investors.  

Likes: property, learning, business, golf, craft beer, music, hiking, travel.

Question: If you were to get stuck on a desert island, who would it be with and why?

 

"Bear Grylls, so he could teach me how to eat al fresco!"

 

 

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Katie

'Digit Diva'

Katie is our resident finance whizz. Katie has a love for problem solving and making sure all the figures make sense.

Katie has worked in property sector for a number of years before taking some time off for the birth of her little boy, Freddie. Whilst on maternity leave, Katie’s active brain needed extra stimulation and so she juggled being a new mum with a Book Keeping course and her passion for numbers took hold! 

Katie ensures all invoices are paid and rents are received and all the accounts records are kept in meticulous order. 

Likes: food (not cooking it but eating it),  shopping, hiking, comedy and of course her family.


 

Question: If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be?

"Cheese, or pie, I can’t choose ….so I’ll go with cheese pie!"

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Mr Fix It

'Handyman Extraordinaire'

Our Handyman Extraordinaire is the “The Stig” of the trades – no one knows who he is but his trusty tool belt is his calling card. Mr Fix It can turn his hand to a variety of jobs from decoration, plumbing and all round general home maintenance.

He’s a great asset to the team at Dwell as he can be the first port of call for any maintenance jobs, can provide quotes for works for all our managed properties and having a knowledge of the Dwell property portfolio, has a history of any previous maintenance work stored in his mind, as well as his trusty black note book, so he can quickly provide a solution to any problem.

Likes: biscuits, cups of tea, trips to the sea side with his family, early mornings and late nights.

Question: What does a handyman really keep in his tool belt?
'Now that would be telling….!'
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Bob

Cat (& Ginger Legend)

When the going get toughs, Bob gets going. You'll find him strutting around generally providing moral support, purrs of approval, and the occasional wise meow.


Bob has highly purrfected his “cat nap” abilities but in his wilder moments can be found partaking in some Cat Nip delights. There’s never a dull moment with this little rascal is around - but he has a heart of gold and loves any attention passed his way. 


Whilst he doesn’t have any professional property accreditations, Bob is very good at making himself at home wherever he might be.


Likes: mice, cuddles, cat biscuits, sitting on keyboards.


Question: If you had a super power what would it be?

 

"Meow meeeeeeeeeeeoowww meow meow purr puuuuuuurr!"