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It takes skill and experience to negotiate a sale successfully through to completion and still achieve the best possible price. You can’t create experience and thankfully, having been in business since 1977, experience is something we have plenty of! Thirlwells has been successfully selling and letting properties across Teesside for decades. 

Through training and experience our team offer expert advice to our clients on the buying, selling and letting process. Our team is made up of skilful sales negotiators, property valuers, lettings managers and even a professional photographer. This ensures we always have experts on hand to help our clients at every stage of their property journey.

We know that when selling or letting their property our clients want to achieve best value and a quality service. Your home is probably your most valuable asset and you can rest assured it is in safe hands with us.

Known for our comprehensive marketing, we aim to ‘think outside the box’ ensuring that our clients' properties receive maximum exposure across a variety of platforms.  We get our properties sold and let quickly.

You can rest assured that if you choose Thirlwells you are choosing a quality service. We are a member of The Property Ombudsman and The National association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and we comply with all housing legislation providing sellers, buyers, landlords and tenants with an assurance that they will receive the highest level of service.

Choose Thirlwells, your local property expert, to make your property dreams become a reality.

Meet The Team

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Nicki Rice

Nicki has worked for Thirlwells for 11 years with a 2 year gap where she travelled the world. She once joined the circus and travelled around Australia. She enjoys visiting the local gym through the week and the local bars on a weekend.

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Laura Jefferson

Laura has worked for Thirlwells for 10 years in various roles in every office. She has now settled into life on Borough Road. She enjoys eating out and drinking gin. She’s a big sports fan but more so watching, definitely not playing! Outside of work she spends her time outdoors with her young family including her dog Dude.

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Jess Duffy

Having started working for Thirlwells as an Apprentice, Jess progressed to a Sales Negotiator for a number of years and is now a Valuer at Middlesbrough. If she isn’t at work looking at houses, she’s at home on the house hunt for herself. Over the years Jess has been known to drastically change hair styles so don’t be surprised if she turns up to an appointments looking nothing like her picture displayed!

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Samirah Abuzant

Samirah started out as a Junior and now enjoys her role as Sales Negotiator in Middlesbrough. Samirah is the youngest of three sisters; she lives at home with her Teacup Yorkshire Terrier, Misty and parents. Voted ‘Little Miss Sunshine’ by her colleagues, in her spare time, Sam enjoys socialising with her friends and can often be found with a glass of rosè in her hand taking selfies.

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Amie Cox

Amie lives at home with her parents, two brothers, sister in the suburban town, Hemlington. On a weekend, Amie is a bit of a party goer and is known to like a jägerbomb or three. Her other interests include shopping and socialising with friends and family. Amie has worked at Thirlwells for 3 years in the Lettings Department and enjoys it mostly because of her fabulous colleagues.

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Kath Shaw

Kath lives for her holidays in America with her family. When back to reality, Kath enjoys long walks on the beach and in the countryside with her little black Pug, Barney. She also loves going to live music gigs in her spare time. An endless supply of chocolate keeps Kath going through a busy day in the office and she enjoys her job because she loves a challenge and meeting new people, and there are never 2 days the same!

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Janet Manser

Janet has worked for Thirlwells for over 20 years, firstly as a part-time Typist and now works full-time as Secretary. Married to Ian and has 2 daughters, Janets enjoys weekends away visiting her family and also the odd glass or 2 of wine on a Friday evening after a hectic week at work!

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Nicola Metcalfe

When away from work, Nicola loves to travel abroad with her family and enjoys camping in the UK when the sun is shining! To relax, Nicola loves to take her Border Terrier dog on long walks.

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Tony Hall

Tony is a valuer and has been with Thirlwells over 3 years and has over 10 years’ experience in the property industry as a Valuer.

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Liam Stokes

The newest member of the Thirlwells family, Liam is settling into his role as Office Junior. He will be working towards his Level 2 NVQ in Sales & Lettings. Liam lives at home with his parents, younger brother and 2 younger sisters. Liam enjoys football and supports his local team, he is either at the match or working at the stadium.

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Wendy Clarke

Wendy is a Partner in the business and has worked for Thirlwells for almost as long as the business has been around! Wendy lives in Middlesbrough and all of her family, including her brothers and sisters, Mum, Dad and various nieces and nephews live within a few streets of each other! Married with two children, Wendy enjoys spending time with her family outside of work and watching her youngest son, Miles, playing sport.

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Nicola Munro

Nicola has worked for Thirlwells ever since leaving school. Starting as an apprentice Nicola is now a partner in the business. Nicola loves being outdoors when not at work and spending time walking her German Shephard, Izzy, together with her husband, John, and their two young children.

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Paul Clarke

Originally from Slough, Paul has lived in various places before settling in Middlesbrough over a decade ago. Paul is our photographer and also assists with our viewings when needed. Outside of work Paul enjoys watching sport and walking his young German Shephard Marley, who is related to Nicola’s dog, Izzy!

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