Hertford's longest serving estate agent for over 39 years, Colin has obtained unrivalled knowledge of the local housing market. Colin still lives in the area he loves, settling in the village of Hertingfordbury. Father of two and married to Mandy, his interests include country activities and pusuits and is a member of Essendon golf club. A little bit of an adrenaline Junkie, Colin's claim to fame was doing the highest bungee in the world! And competed in the Devizes to London canoe race for charity.
Having enjoyed a successful career within Estate Agency for over 25 years, 21 years of which at Steven Oates, has built an excellent knowledge of all aspects of the property industry. Stephen has an active role in sales, lettings and commercial, whilst also heading up the new homes department. Stephen lives in the local village of Much Hadham and along with his wife and 4 young children, enjoys tennis, squash and football, when he isn't running around after his children!
Having worked within the industry for 14 years, Lisa brings a wealth of experience to the team having successfully run a busy estate agency in Enfield Town previously. Lisa’s approachable, friendly nature and positive attitude drives her to provide the best possible service to our clients. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her son, going to the gym and enjoys relaxing with a glass of wine!
The latest member of our busy sales team, Jack is a big believer in working hard, with a strong desire to achieve success for all of his clients in selling or purchasing their home. After having spent 2 and a bit years playing Rugby Union in Australia, whilst working an apprenticeship in winemaking, Jack returned home to Hertford to continue his career within Estate Agency. When Jack isn't busy at work, he has a passion for skiing, good food and fine wine.
Sam’s personable friendly approach has proven to be invaluable to the Hertford sales teams, constantly achieving and breaking targets, making him a valued member of staff.
Sam has lived and worked in Hertfordshire to date and enjoys Motorsport & Travelling. His lifetime ambition is to learn to fly!
Jack has worked in estate agency for over 14 years, managing offices in both Hertford and Enfield. He now lives in St.Albans with his wife Sheryl and two daughters Emily and Charlotte. Jack’s tireless passion for helping clients through the tricky process of moving home led him to be recognised by the industry at the ESTAs Awards, where he was awarded a Peoples Award.
Out of work, Jack is a keen angler and can often be found by the lake, teaching his girls how to land that big catch.
One of the latest members of the busy lettings team, Jasmine has already established herself as a vital member of the team. With her energetic and professional attitude, she is responsible for matching tenants with the most suitable properties, along with helping run the day to day demands of one of the busiest lettings business locally.
Andrew has worked in the property business for over 18 years and has previously managed our lettings and management business. Prior to this, Andrew worked at Savills for 4 years where he become an ARLA licensed agent and secured some of the most prestigious residential property lets in the area.
We are delighted to have appointed Andy as Director of Steven Oates Property Management. Andrew is an expert the lettings industry and succeeds with honesty and integrity. A proud father of two and married to Morgan. Andrew enjoys golf and is a keen pool player having captained Hertfordshire for four years.
Simon has been working within the lettings industry since 2003 and is fully ARLA qualified. Originally from Billericay in Essex, he has now lived happily in Hertford for over 5 years now. Outside of work Simon regularly plays football, badminton and tennis.
With over 25 years’ experience in the property industry, Suzie has come out of retirement to join us as a Senior Lettings Consultant.
Previously the co-owner and operator of Chase Residential Lettings, Suzie has a wealth of experience as both a letting agent and landlord. With her caring approach and attention to detail, Suzie is respected as one of the leading letting agents in the Hertford area.
Any free time is spent looking after her dogs, horses and helping her daughter Maddie progress in her clay pigeon shooting career, as she was recently selected for the Team GB Talent Pathway.
Sophie began her career in lettings in 2011, where she worked as a lettings negotiator. Sophie then decided to explore other areas of the lettings industry and found a natural affinity with property management. Sophie is a key member of the Steven Oates team, managing our portfolio of over 350 properties on a day to day basis. Sophie prides herself on customer service and will go the extra mile to ensure our clients are happy.
In her spare time, Sophie enjoys travelling and can usually be found taking long walks with her dog Percy. At the end of this year Sophie will be taking part in a charity sky dive.