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, and is known for 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 before joining the Goodfellows team in 2018 as Office Manager.
Lynne has been a resident of Ponteland for 28 years, living with her partner Colin and labrador, Keira. Lynne has 2 adult children and enjoys walking the dog, eating out, cinema, theatre, city breaks and holidays in the sun as well as watching football and tennis.
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.
Liza moved to the UK from South Africa in 2004 and has gained many years of experience in the property business since. Liza has great organisational skills and particularly enjoys working on sales progression, ensuring your sale reaches completion with the minimum of fuss. Liza has been with Goodfellows from the very first day and is instrumental in the high standards to which we all aspire.
Liza lives in Newcastle Great Park with husband Paul, children Ava and Jack, and dog, Freddie. Liza enjoys walking the coast and countryside of Northumberland.
Kerry cut her estate agency teeth with large corporate agents, specialising in lettings and management and gaining an excellent understanding of the rental market. She joined Goodfellows in 2019, quickly establishing herself as a popular and reliable member of the team.
A native of Ponteland, Kerry now lives with husband Steven and young son Josh, in Cramlington. Away from work, Kerry enjoys the outdoor life, exercise and socialising with family and friends.
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, before returning to the family business on the arrival of her daughters, Maxine and Natasha, before branching out into consultancy and event management.
After 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 Lettings Advisor.
Jayne enjoys spending time in the company of her family, friends and dog, Alfie, and also enjoys cooking, walking, travelling and racket sports. Jayne is also an avid reader and is a regular of Netflix, loving a good drama.