Chris is one of the Region’s most experienced estate agents, having started work in the industry on leaving school in 1978. Working exclusively in the North East, Chris has established an enviable reputation and a detailed knowledge of the market. Becoming somewhat disillusioned with ‘corporate’ agency, Chris established Goodfellows in June 2015 with the aim of harmonising traditional values with the best of modern technology.
Chris lives with his wife Sylvia, daughter Amelia and pets Polly, a Cairn terrier and 2 cats, Rumba and Buster. With a passion for Northumbrian and social history, Northern art and an eclectic taste in music, Chris also enjoys walking and occasional gardening.
Lynne is recognised as one of the area’s best known estate agents, with her cool calm approach using her experience and negotiating skills to get the best for everyone. Lynne has always been in demand, working for estate agents within Ponteland throughout her career before joining the Goodfellows team in 2018 as Office Manager.
Lynne has been a resident of Ponteland for 30 years where she raised her now adult children. Living with her partner Colin and Labrador, Keira and enjoys walking the dog, eating out, cinema, theatre, city breaks and holidays in the sun as well as watching football and tennis.
Ninder has excellent knowledge of the local area and after gaining over 11 years estate agents experience within the North East, she joined the Goodfellows team in 2022 as Sales Negotiator at our Ponteland Branch, bringing her enthusiastic, professional and likable personality with her.
Ninder now lives in Darras Hall with Husband Simran, daughter Siya and pet goldfish Nemo. In her spare time she enjoys travelling, city breaks, reading, long walks, shopping and spending time with her family.
Sylvia has considerable business experience, running a successful contract cleaning business for over 20 years, as well as more recently a popular lifestyle shop/workshop. It was on selling that business that Sylvia joined Goodfellows to help out with the ‘family’ business. Sylvia has a friendly, helpful manner and will often be seen out showing prospective buyers and tenants around properties.
Sylvia lives in Woolsington with husband Chris, daughter Amelia, 2 cats and a dog. Sylvia still enjoys running her cleaning business, walking, cycling, politics, crafts and a good drama…
Jayne has enjoyed an extensive and successful career in sales across Europe, the Gulf States and the Far East.
Following the arrival of her daughters, Maxine and Natasha, Jayne branched out into consultancy and event management, before joining a corporate estate agency in 2016. Gaining valuable experience dealing in property throughout Northumberland, Cumbria, Newcastle and Durham Jayne was keen to return to a more service led approach to agency, joining Goodfellows in May 2021 as a Sales and Letting Advisor. Jayne is now Branch Manager at of our Heaton and West Denton. offices
Jayne enjoys spending time in the company of her family, friends and dog Alfie. Additionally, Jayne is also an avid reader and enjoys cooking, walking, travelling and racket sports.
James has worked within local estate agency since 2003 after a 5 year stint in Creative Design and Marketing. James is well known throughout the area for his friendly approachable manner, always keen to provide helpful assistance and advice on selling and buying your ideal home. James joined Goodfellows as Sales & Valuations Manager in 2017.
Brought up in Ponteland, James likes to spend time with family and friends, whilst his interests include mountain biking, motor sport and photography.
Julie joined Goodfellows at the beginning of 2023 having gained over 16 years experience within the North East property market.
Julie joined our West Denton office as Sales Negotiator.
Linda manages all things rental at Goodfellows and joined the team in 2022 having gained her experience over the last 20 years.
Linda lives with her husband David and loves spending time with her grandaughter.
Emily joined Goodfellows in 2022 as Personal Assistant to company Director Chris and also covers branch administration.
Emily has a love of all things property related and lives with her Husband Andrew, cat Geordie and Cocker Spaniel Maple, who often makes an appearance in the office.