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Fantastic commuter access…

Located a very short walk from Colchester North station with its mainline links to London Liverpool Street, ideal for the working p...read more

Excellent investment opportunities

Michaels Property Consultants are pleased to be offering for sale two apartments with excellent potential yields. The Coach Ho...read more

Despite all the doom and gloom the property market is still on the up...

Despite the doom and gloom and the hysteria surrounding last year’s referendum vote and the snap general election earlier this year, e...read more

Welcome to Michaels Braintree & Witham

Nestled within one of the most vibrant and colourful market towns, Michaels premises occupies a fantastic town centre position within the bustling High Street of Braintree. The town provides a wonderful plethora of interests, from designer shopping to barns dating back to the mysterious times of the Knights Templar and has a history dating back to The Bronze Age and Roman settlements. The team of staff and consultants are all local to the Braintree area and this is a perfect ingredient for success, as far as working honestly and professionally within the area that you live and work. Michaels of Braintree will not only provide each and every client with honest and definitive advice, they will support and guide each transaction through to completion and cover every angle of the process from start to finish.

Meet the Braintree & Witham Team

Patrick has lived and worked in the Essex area throughout his property career and Braintree is very close to his heart. He brings to the Braintree office an unrivalled passion and energy for the local property market and its people. Patrick thrives on success and the satisfaction of his clients, his mantra is honest and enthusiastic, leaving any competition behind him. For many years ‘Pat’ worked for a large corporate property company and whilst he learnt some fantastic skills from them, the experience left him without any doubt at all, that he wanted to be in a position where the client came first. His customer care reputation, forms part of his Code of Practice and this has been the secret ingredient to his accomplishments. A workaholic, there is never a day or time that ‘Pat’ won’t give up for the benefit of his clients or his team. There is no situation that is too much trouble and no challenge that he will not endeavour to resolve. Very rarely do you find such a committed member of the team whose knowledge and experience is exceptional. He is an asset to Braintree and the surrounding villages and long may his triumphs and successes continue.

Patrick Forrester

Local Director

Stephen has an exemplary career in property and an absolute wealth of experience. Joining the industry straight from school, Stephen has worked his way through the ranks with sheer determination, passion and a skip in his step. He worked with members of the Michaels team in the early stages of his career, always with the knowledge that he would one day bring to them his years of professionalism and diversity, gained from large corporate businesses to privately owned property companies. Stephen provides an honest and sincere approach to his work. He also embraces his love of golf, cooking, family and travel. “I Love my job, love this company and actually, love a hard-working life”

Stephen Robinson

Assistant branch manager

Irina joined the team in January 2018, bringing with her a wealth of experience in the property market. Irina has been working in the industry for over 12 years now and in an extensive list of roles, therefore has brought a whole new depth of knowledge and expertise to the Braintree office – In particular in valuing property. Irina is passionate, conscientious and prides herself dearly in customer care – We are truly privileged to have her on board and excited about her future within the company.

Irina Coltart

Valuer

Declan is very much a team player and a fantastic hard worker, making him a great asset to our team. Having started with Michaels from retail, Declan has worked his way to a senior position with ease, based on sheer determination and ability. He understands the needs of our clients and has a flare for putting them first and ensuring that their requirements are met. Confident and eloquent, Declan brings a young professionalism to the branch teamed with a great humour and drive to succeed. His rugby coaching for children, gives him a patience and understanding, exceptional for someone of his age and makes him a fantastic member of the team in Braintree.

Declan Stansfield

Senior sales consultant

Erin compliments her colleagues at Braintree with her calm organisation skills, she enables the sales team to concentrate on what they are great at, whilst ensuring that all of the compliance and paperwork is as it should be. It is a joy to see someone enjoy their role so much and watch Erin become an integral part of the team. She brings humour and honesty into the mix. Coming from a background in hospitality has provided Erin with a fantastic ‘word hard’ ethic and her priority of customer care is evident from our reviews. Erin is genuine and grounded in her approach to her role and above all else, she cares about her clients and colleagues alike, and no company could ask for any more than that.

Erin Lee

Trainee sales consultant

Sophie provides her team and clients, with an understated calmness and authentic approach to business. Having been in the property business for many years, Sophie is not fazed with the challenges of her role. She works for her client and their needs, and they come first and foremost in her day to day work. Sophie will not feel satisfied until she has fulfilled her role to perfection. In between being fabulous at her role, Sophie teams up a balance between homelife, cooking and under normal circumstances, socialising. Having spent many years on a European coast, Sophie settled back here, in an area that she loves. Living locally enables her to reach a happy evenness in the areas that are of value to her. An asset to the team but more importantly, she is a great connection for our clients. Nothing is ever too much trouble.

Sophie Barrett

Sales Progressor

Amanda is the engine room of the office, her organisation skills ensure that the day to day running of the branch is smooth and assists us greatly in upholding our high standards at all times. Amanda has a great deal of experience in property, administration and interior design and this reflects brilliantly on her work.

Amanda Lock

Company Secretary