Gavin Saunders

Sales Manager

Having joined Balch in 2002, Gavin has worked his way up through the ranks and is now the Company’s Sales Manager. Gavin is delighted to be part of one of Chelmsford’s highly successful independent estate agents and heads up the Balch team, who pride themselves on excellent relationships with both Vendors and buyers and we’re here to make sure the experience goes as smoothly as possible by giving you all the help that you need.  Outside of work Gavin enjoys motorbikes, socialising with friends and family and following football.

Karen Dodds

Lettings Manager

Karen joined Balch in 2003 having worked in both the sales and lettings sector, now managing the lettings side of the company priding herself on excellent customer service skills and building long standing relationships with Landlords and Tenants.  Outside of work Karen enjoys refurbishing properties and socialising with friends and family.

Alison Spillane

Assistant Sales Manager

Alison started her career within the estate agency industry in 2013 and has excelled in all aspects within residential sales covering the South and North Essex regions.  Alison has developed excellent customer service skills and takes extreme pride in assisting clients with their next move and going that extra mile.  Outside of work Alison enjoys country pursuits, equine disciplines, refurbishing properties and socialising.

Maureen Draper

Sales/Lettings Administrator

Being the newest member of the team, I am extremely honoured to join this long-established independent estate agency, I look forward to learning all aspects of the property sector. My previous experience within the legal field has given me a good understanding of the role ahead of me.

Outside of work I enjoy socialising with friends and family.

Geoff Price

Property Consultant

Geoff has over 20 years of experience within the local property market and covers all aspects of the job which includes sales, lettings, land and development opportunities. Outside of work he enjoys watching football and going to the gym.

Balch understand the Chelmsford property market and have specialised exclusively in the local area since 1924. In that time we’ve earned a reputation for the professional service we offer, local professionals helping local people. Today we trade from a fantastic central location in the City centre , please come and see us or register via the link for up to the minute news and advice on the local market for Chelmsford and the surrounding areas.

Our knowledge of the subtleties of the local market means Balch can find you a buyer fast if you’re selling or give you a objective view on where to buy if you’re looking. Either way please talk with us for an unbiased local view. For sales please call us on 01245 258866.

Have a property to let or looking to let? We offer the best local rates for fully managed properties, or if you prefer a lite service offering letting only. With a strong base of registered tenants to place we need your property to let NOW! Please call our Lettings office on 01245 299111.

As with other reviewers, I found Balch's to be a friendly, personal service with extensive local knowledge of the Chelmsford housing market. I was kept informed every step of the way, and felt that my sale was being handled as a matter of priority. A very reassuring service.

- Martin Spaul

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