Alan Zomkowski

Alan Zomkowski

Sales and Lettings (Leamington Office)

Sarah Longstaffe

Sarah Longstaffe

Sales Negotiator (Leamington Office)

I am based in our Royal Leamington Spa branch and my role is to ensure that a highly professional service is provided to homeowners that are wanting to place their properties on to the market. I like to ensure that all my vendors are treated as individuals with clear lines of communication at all times and will quite happily have a natter over a cup of tea and cake anytime.

Likes – spending quality time with my young son and racing cars of a weekend.

Dislikes – Sunday drivers and cling film!

Service – 2018

Amie Arthur

Amie Arthur

Sales (City Office)

I am based within the Coventry City Centre Branch. My day to day duties consist of Booking in viewings & valuations, Liaising with clients to market properties in the most appropriate manner to maximize the selling value. Handling inquiries about properties from potential buyers, and General administrative tasks. I also take part in residential sales viewings which involve arriving ahead of time at each property and opening it up to welcome potential buyers or renters to look round.

Likes – I enjoy spending as much of my free time as possible taking my daughter out to do activities. I also enjoy spending time with my family and friends.

Dislikes – Enclosed spaces, Heights & Most of all Creepy crawlies!

Hannah Newman

Hannah Newman

Sales (City Office)

Being based in the Coventry office I specialize in making sure your house sale or purchase runs as smoothly and stress free as possible. I love being apart of the process and helping people through the biggest decision they make and being their for support at all times.

Outside of work I enjoy spending time with my family, shopping and making memories

I really dislike negative people and creepy crawlies.

Catherine Millband

Catherine Millband

Property Manager

I am based in the Coventry office, working as a Property Manager, ensuring that all of our properties are maintained to a high standard and our tenants and Landlords are happy. I oversea the process from the application to the end of the tenancy, ensuring we are 100% compliant and the standard of service is unbeatable.

I have 10 years experience in Residential Lettings and Property Management in Coventry and across the Country.

Likes – White wine

Michelle Broadbent

Michelle Broadbent

Lettings Coordinator

I am based in our Coventry City Centre office, I have 20 years experience within the industry covering all aspects from sales, surveys, commercial and most recently lettings which is where my passion really lies. I work in the property management team, my role here is to carry out tenant referencing, making sure that we are fully compliant, liaising with both prospective tenants and landlords and getting tenants moved into their dream home. I also help manage renewals, maintenance, inventories and inspections.

Likes: Spending time with family and friends, going to the theatre, travelling and afternoon tea.

Dislikes: Rudeness, thunder and lightening and snakes!

Catherine McColgan

Catherine McColgan

Sales Administrator (City Office)

I am based in the Coventry office branch doing all aspects of administration work, ensuring that everything has been done so that your property is put live on our system as quickly and efficiently as possible! As well as answering phone calls and speaking with our vendors and clients about various queries.

LIKES: Seeing and spending time with my boyfriend and our dogs, fake tan, make up, going on holiday/weekends away, pampering myself

DISLIKES: Rude and negative people, snakes, not having fake tan!

YEARS OF SERVICE:  – 2018

Danny Thomas

Danny Thomas

Lettings Valuer

‘After retiring from being a professional sportsman I decided to build a career in the property world. I have always had an interest in this industry and now with experience gained over recent years and having acquired my ARLA accreditation I am able to assist and advise landlords and tenants accordingly. I enjoy spending time with my family, mainly trips with my wife and two young children’.

 

Debbie Boulton

Debbie Boulton

Company secretary

Debbie joined the Shortland Horne Team as PA to Directors in December 2009, she is a passionate and loyal member of staff and is always on hand to resolve any problems that may arise. Debbie has progressed to Company Secretary splitting her working hours between all branches of Shortland Horne. She enjoys her weekends spending time with her grandchildren, gardening, running to keep fit around the Memorial Park and once a year enjoys her chill out weekend at Ragdale Hall Health Spa.

Caroline Simmonds

Caroline Simmonds

Sales Administrator ( coventry office)

I am office based in our Coventry City Centre branch and support the team with all the administration around putting the houses live on the market as well as answering phones and speaking to vendors and clients.

Likes – Giving great customer service, spending time with my young daughter, travelling and red wine!

Dislikes – Anyone who forgets their manners and being cold.

Years of Service – 2016

Rich Costello

Rich Costello

Assistant Manager (walsgrave)

Hi, I’m the valuer & negotiator at the Walsgrave branch with a gift for innovative and fresh ideas. I focus intensely on understanding what our clients want and tailor to their specific needs. What an amazing feeling when it all comes together!

Likes – Football, socialising and family time

Dislikes – Lack of sleep & creepy crawlies

Year of service: 2014

Mandy Westwood

Mandy Westwood

Senior Sales Negotiator (City Office)

With a passion for property and home interiors, Mandy has worked in the Estate Agency sector for many many years with lots of hands on experience which she likes to share along the way. Mandy likes nothing more than achieving great results for her clients.

Likes – Vintage campervans, the British Coast and our lovely countryside, good food and red wine of course!

Dislikes – Winter weather, untidiness and bad manners

Years of service – 2017

Andrew Griffin

Andrew Griffin

Assistant Manager (City Office)

I am based in our Coventry City Centre branch and provide a personal tailored service to homeowners that are wanting to place their properties on to the market. To me the most crucial part of my role is to realistically price our vendors to avoid becoming just a lister and getting them sold for the best possible price.

Likes – Spending time with my Wife and Twin Daughters.

Dislikes – Waiting for things to happen.

Service – 2012

Linda Maxwell

Linda Maxwell

After Sales care manager

I am based in Leamington Branch but am also in close contact with the Coventry Branch. I can help you with all aspects of buying and selling your property. I specialize in ensuring that your house sale proceeds swiftly through to completion.

Likes – Time spent with family and friends, cooking, entertaining and traveling.

Dislikes – Flying Insects

Years of service – 2002

Sue Costello

Sue Costello

Walsgrave Branch manager

I am the Manager of the Walsgrave Branch. I have the fabulous job of marketing properties for my Vendors and I absolutely love helping people find their perfect property. I see a sale through from valuation to completion.

Likes – Holidays and weekends away, spending time with my amazing grandchildren.

Bill Green

Bill Green

Valuer - Residential Sales

A true Coventry kid with over 40 years business experience in the City. With lots of valuing experience, I’m here to help all clients with my extensive knowledge of Coventry.

Likes – Well known local charity fundraiser. Holidays with my family and walking with our two mad Jack Russells.

Dislikes – Snakes

Craig Arnold

Craig Arnold

Residential Lettings Director

I work in Lettings covering Coventry and Leamington. From working in various area’s of the West Midlands I have excellent local lettings knowledge, I specialise in advising landlords on potential buy to let properties and portfolio Property Management.

Likes – Spending time with family and watching football.

Dislikes – Clowns

Years of service – 1998

Adam Kelsey

Adam Kelsey

Lettings Negotiator

Adam is committed to providing the highest level of customer service and has assisted in the rental of numerous properties in Coventry. His main roles include helping applicants into their new homes.

Likes – Hanging Out/ Socializing, Football specifically Manchester United.

Dislikes – Spiders, Heights.

Years of service – since 2014

Freda Skelcher

Freda Skelcher

Lettings Administrator

Freda has worked in finance for the past 20 years, the last 15 have been as a mortgage underwriter which has giver her a vast knowledge of the industry. She prides herself on excellent customer service and attention to detail and communication.

Likes – Spending time with family, Socializing with friends and baking a mean cake.

Dislikes – Enclosed Spaces, Bad Punctuality

Years of service – since 2006

Will Green

Will Green

Sales Manager

I work across our Coventry offices and Leamington but mainly in Coventry. I do most of the valuations for the city office and head up the new homes side with Laura I have always enjoyed helping getting people moved in to their dream homes.

Likes- watching Coventry City and spending time with my family and the dog

Dislikes – Mustard and salad dressing!

David Shortland MBE

David Shortland MBE

Chairman

David has been devoted to property in Coventry for over 45 years and has recently received an MBE due to his devotion to the regeneration of Coventry City. David deals with all property services including land acquisitions, new home sites, residential and commercial work. Schemes in which David has been involved in are Electric Wharf, AGCO Massey Fergusons now Bannerbrook Park, Priory Place, Ribbon Factory, Belgrade Plaza and the Ricoh to name but a few.

Likes – Coventry City Football Club and has been a loyal supporter since a boy, loves spending time with his family and some Spanish sun!

Dislikes – Coventry losing!

Laura Shortland

Laura Shortland

Director

I work across the Coventry and Leamington branch and head up our new homes department, and can help you with buying, but I specialise in helping you get the very most from your property!

Likes – Time spent with family, cosy nights and my dog smudge.

Dislikes – Spiders, snakes, being cold and looking after keys!

Years of service – since 2006

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