Estate Agency Team

Kate Watkins

Estate Agency Manager

After graduating from university with a Bachelor of Science Degree, Kate worked for several years for Portakabin Limited where she managed corporate hire clients and assisted in the company's business development, both locally and nationally. Kate has now been the Estate Agency Manager at Bennett Richmond for eleven years and therefore feels that she has a thorough understanding and knowledge of the local property market.

Kate believes that she offers clients a hassle free, friendly and highly professional service. She has two young children and therefore her leisure time involves family fun, Iggle Piggle and Peppa Pig!

If you would like to contact Kate she would be delighted to help with your property requirements or call her on 01297 599 600.

Ruth Hoban

Sales Negotiator

Ruth has always lived in County Durham, grew up in Langley Park and therefore has excellent local knowledge.

Ruth prides herself on being friendly and approachable and goes out of her way to make sure all clients are kept well informed through out the whole sales process.

Experience gained from previous sales roles has enhanced Ruth’s ability as a sales negotiator. Ruth always strives to achieve the best possible sale price for all Bennett Richmond clients.

In her spare time Ruth loves spending time with her family and friends. She also enjoys going out for meals and to the cinema.

Leigh Beasley

Sales Negotiator

After joining Bennett Richmond on an apprenticeship, Leigh has become an essential part of our estate agency team. As Leigh is from county Durham she has great local knowledge which is a great benefit to all of our clients.

Knowing how stressful a house move can be for anyone Leigh prides herself in ensuring Bennett Richmond clients find the experience as smooth as possible.

Outside of work she enjoys spending time with her family, socialising with friends and spending time walking her two rescue dogs.