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Directors

James Potts

James Potts

Managing Director

About James

With a career in property sales approaching its 20th year, James is one of the area’s most respected professionals. Previously as a partner in the largest independent chain, he set-up and ran their busiest offices while overseeing the sales network. Oscar James is his baby, literally. For his young son Oscar gives the business its name. Married to Victoria and devoted father of two, James’ professionalism and vast experience provides the inspiration and driving force behind the company.

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Victoria Potts

Victoria Potts

Director - Customer Support

About Victoria

Providing service excellence is the mainstay of our business. Vicky heads-up our dedicated customer support and liaison, to provide the vital conduit between our clients and our agency team. Her role, unique to Oscar James, is to create a seamless link in ensuring feedback is always delivered, updates are regularly given and moreover, that our customers know precisely what is going on at every stage of the sales process.

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Market Harborough Branch

Chloe Underwood

Chloe Underwood

Branch Manager

About Chloe

Having worked in the estate agency industry for a number of years now, previously with a corporate company, Chloe has extensive knowledge and experience with all aspects of buying and selling houses. Chloe joined our team in the summer of 2018 and immediately hit the ground running! Chloe’s wealth of experienced has provided us with a strong all-rounder, capable of providing accurate valuations and also being a valid member of the sales team she is a true asset to Oscar James.

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Paul Clarke

Paul Clarke

Assistant Manager

About Paul

Born and bred in Kettering and having previously worked for the postal service for 14 years, Paul boasts that no-one knows the town quite as well as he does. Being part of the team for many years, Paul has developed a fantastic understanding for the local housing market, and alongside both his knowledge and friendly aura, Paul is the perfect person to help with your buying or selling journey.

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Becca Taylor

Becca Taylor

Mortgage Administrator

About Becca

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Neill Maycock

Neill Maycock

About Neill

Neill and James worked together for a number of years in the early 2000’s and we are delighted to have him as part of the Oscar James family. Neill’s agency experience is vast, having previously ran his own estate agency there isn’t much he doesn’t know about selling houses! Neill has joined the team to head up our latest office in Corby and we are certain that his experience, professionalism and attention to detail will ensure it’s inevitable success.

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Northampton Branch

Matthew  Price

Matthew Price

Branch Manager

About Matthew

Matthew has worked as an estate agent in Northampton for 20 years and has built up an excellent reputation amongst the local community. Matthew has lived in Northampton all of his life and attended Northampton School for Boys. Over the last 20 years he has worked for the largest independent estate agents and has become one of the areas local investment specialist with his likable and infectious personality, Matthew prides himself in offering an excellent level of customer services and a wealth of local knowledge in the Northampton property market.

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Stephanie  Mackenzie

Stephanie Mackenzie

Sales Negotiator

About Stephanie

Steph joined the Oscar James team in 2020 after leaving the hospitality industry with years of experience as a General Manager. This wealth of experience in customer service and management makes Steph an outstanding member of the team. With her friendly, bubbly personality, Steph tries to make the buying process as stress free as possible, being readily contactable for all of her clients. Although only being with the company for a short period of time, Steph is already a multi award winner, winning ‘negotiator of the month’ on a few occasions!

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Ellie Bishop

Ellie Bishop

Sales Negotiator

About Ellie

Meet Ellie, our youngest member of the Oscar James team. With several years of experience in both sales and lettings, she joined our Northampton sales team in 2020. Growing up in Northampton she knows the area very well and nothing is ever too much trouble. Ellie takes huge pride in ensuring she delivers the best customer service and building strong relationships with both vendors and buyers.

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Leila Care

Leila Care

Branch Administrator

About Leila

Leila’s previous background includes eight and a half years’ experience in customer service and five and half years’ experience in the event management industry. In the past few years she has gained valuable experience, delving into the project management and social media marketing side of business. Having just completed her university degree, she brings knowledge on the latest marketing trends, data protection, legislation updates and organisation to the Northampton Branch.

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Kettering Branch

Anele Paige

Anele Paige

Branch Manager

About Anele

Anele has been on the property scene in Kettering for decades! Her incredibly bubbly and outgoing personality is infectious. Her passion and desire to make Oscar James the number one choice for home movers locally shines through with everything she does. Anele joined the team in the summer of 2017 and has a sound understanding for all aspects of buying and selling, she is undoubtedly a rock within the organisation!

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Rachel  Oban

Rachel Oban

Assistant Manager

About Rachel

Rachel has been in the property industry for over 10 years. Being born and raised in Kettering her extensive knowledge of the local area, along with her bubbly personality, goes a long way to making her successful in her role. Rachel loves what she does and her passion for property shines through, she can think of nothing better than helping people move into their dream homes.

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Dominic Conaghan

Dominic Conaghan

Sales Negotiator

About Dominic

Dom’s previous background was coaching and teaching primary school children physical education, Dominic has worked in over 50 schools and has worked with literally 1000’s of children. He loved what he did but wanted a new challenge, he thought Oscar James was a perfect fit for his outgoing, helpful and vibrant personality and he was right, he’s now an invaluable member of our team!

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Jake Byrne

Jake Byrne

Sale Negotiator

About Jake

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Burton Latimer Branch

Jade Gardiner

Jade Gardiner

Branch Manager

About Jade

Having worked in the industry for nearly a decade, and being a Burton Latimer local herself, Jade has a wealth of experience and local knowledge. Jades bubbly personality is one of her biggest assets and she is truly passionate about delivering top customer service. Running the Burton Latimer Branch along with her sister Jess, there is a fantastic sense of teamwork within the branch, helping to give our clients a very professional yet personal experience.

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Jess Gardiner

Jess Gardiner

Assistant Manager

About Jess

Having worked in the Burton Latimer branch from the get go, Jess understands the importance of going above and beyond, and along with her extensive knowledge of the area, it’s no surprise her hard work helped to achieve ‘The Negotiator of the Year award 2020’. Working alongside her sister, Jess’s likable personality and strong customer service skills are a true asset to the company

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Tenise Williams

Tenise Williams

Sales Negotiator

About Tenise

Meet Tenise, a bright, young and bubbly member of our team who offers a wealth of experience in sales and customer service. Like all of our handpicked team, Tenise was born and raised in Northamptonshire and boasts a sound local knowledge of the area and all that it has to offer. Her likeable personality and proactive attitude to getting things done made her an obvious choice for our growing team. If you are looking at moving locally why not give her a call (or email) and she will be more than happy to help!

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Corby Branch

Daniel Ward

Daniel Ward

Branch Manager

About Daniel

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Charlie Moore

Charlie Moore

Senior Negotiator

About Charlie

Having worked in the estate agency industry for a number of years previously with a Corporate company, Charlie has the knowledge and experience to deliver a fantastic service. Born and raised in Northamptonshire, and having worked in four different locations throughout the county in the estate agency industry, Charlie boasts great knowledge of the area. If you are considering moving then why not get in touch and give him a call (or email) and he will be happy to help!

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Olivia  Steele

Olivia Steele

Sales Negotiator

About Olivia

Known for her infectious personality and positive outlook, Olivia has a strong background in sales and client relations across London and Northamptonshire. Having joined Oscar James in 2020, she has outstanding relationships with countless buyers and sellers alike, so much so, testimonials flood in on a regular basis. Anybody looking to buy a home in the local area is guaranteed a first-class service from Olivia.

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Sales Progressors

Katie Middleton

Katie Middleton

Sales Progressor

About Katie

Meet Katie, our newest member of the Oscar James family. Katie has an extensive background in financial services, with customer service being at the forefront at all times. Katie is our sales progressor, so she will be your first port of call during the sale or purchase of your home. She’s always on hand to give you the latest update!

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Samantha  Stanley

Samantha Stanley

Sales Progressor

About Samantha

Sam began in Estate agency when she was just 19, and has worked on site selling New Homes as well as working in agency so has a good knowledge of the selling and buying process, Sam is here to offer support to our vendors and buyers throughout the transaction, she joined us in 2020 and looks like she is staying as she loves the positive vibes of the team and enjoying not cleaning her six toilets every day!

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Lois Kenny

Lois Kenny

Sales Progressor

About Lois

Lois joined the team after previously working within a chartered surveyors, with an extensive background in customer service, Lois is one of our sales progressors and will be your first port of call during the sale or purchase of your dream home!

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Lettings

Claire Millward

Claire Millward

Lettings Manager

About Claire

Having worked in the Lettings industry for over 25 years, Claire offers wealth of knowledge and experience. Living & working in the Northampton area for the last 20 years, she really does know the area and the rental market like the back of her hand. Also being ARLA qualified, Claire is fully up to date with all legalities and legislation and really would be the ‘go to person’ if you were an investor or landlord looking to rent either one property or a large portfolio. With her friendly, yet professional approach, Claire thrives on building solid relationships with all of her clients. There is nothing that Claire likes more than to chat about property over a coffee, so, if you are a landlord and would like to speak with a ‘Real Lettings Professional’ then feel free to nip into our Wellingborough Road office for a coffee and a chat!

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Vicki  Becks

Vicki Becks

Lettings Manager

About Vicki

Vicki joined our ever growing lettings team in 2020 and comes with a career spanning over 15 years within the industry. Her knowledge and expertise along with the other team members sets our department above any other within the county. Having started as a part time administrator for an agent in the early 2000’s, she found herself letting properties within a very short space of time, so it was a no brainer for her to try her hand at being a lettings consultant. From here there was no going back and she now heads up our letting department covering Kettering, Corby and the surrounding area.

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Lynda Rowse

Lynda Rowse

Inspection Clerk

About Lynda

Lynda has worked in the lettings industry since 2011 having previously been a secretary in residential sales. She undertook the ARLA Residential Letting Property Management qualification in 2013. She soon recognised how important a properly prepared and comprehensive inventory is and how much this can vary across the industry. A professional and a diligent approach is essential in ensuring that tenants and landlords avoid financial loss and therefore she went on to specialise in Residential Inventory Management and took an additional bolt-on qualification to support this.

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Rushden Branch - Coming Soon

Photographer

Thomas Jolley

Thomas Jolley

Photographer

About Thomas

After leaving university with a BA Hons in Fine Arts Photography, Northampton born Tom carved out a freelance career in Travel and Lifestyle photography. Over the past two years he has focused his professional talent on property, bringing seller’s homes to life in his lens. In today’s electronic marketplace, quality visuals are key to successful property sales, so Tom’s role is crucial in presenting your home in its very best light.

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Financial Advisors

Daniel Cowing

Daniel Cowing

Financial Advisor

About Daniel

Dan’s no stranger to the local housing market, having worked for independent and corporate estate agents locally both as an agent and a financial adviser, his wealth of knowledge is invaluable to our team. Dan offers totally independent financial advice and is always happy to provide prospective buyers with advice and illustrations on the products available to them. What’s more, he will see you in any of our offices, any time alternately he’ll visit you at home if it’s more convenient!

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Charles Breen

Charles Breen

Financial Advisor

About Charles

Charles originally hails from Ireland and has a background in education, after teaching for over 7 years and impacting 1000’s of students during his teaching career, he felt it was time to take all those skills and apply them in a new field. Charles offers completely independent financial advice in a warm and approachable manner, using the skills he garnered from teaching to break down the complex and often confusing aspects of mortgages into easy to understandable concepts and ensure you get the best mortgage for yourself and your family.

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Jamie Allsopp

Jamie Allsopp

About Jamie

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