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About Us

Peter Heron - Director

The name Peter Heron has been well known for estate agency in Sunderland for over 60 years. Peter was a partner with the respected estate agency Wallhead, Gray and Coates before setting up his own agency in 1990. His vision for an estate agency that could be trusted to offer in-depth local knowledge and expertise alongside good old fashioned customer service has long been realised.

Ashley O'Carroll BSc MNAEA MARLA - Managing Director

Peter’s Nephew Ashley joined the company in 1996 and became a Partner in the business in 2000.  He brought with him a fresh, modern, progressive approach to estate agency which combined with Peter’s traditional and personal style created the forward thinking company we have established today.  Ashley manages the business with a hands on approach, personally valuing, inspecting and reviewing all property transactions.  Ashley continues to build on our strong reputation and develop the business to be proactive and forward thinking yet does not lose sight of the commitment to family values and dedication to customer service as we grow.

Sancha Partington - Lettings Director

Ashley's wife Sancha is responsible for overseeing the busy letting's and property management department and runs our teams based at both offices. Sancha works closely with landlords to bring her expertise and knowledge of the letting's market in Sunderland and is hands on in matching the right tenants to properties and working hard to develop good working relationships.