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Our team at Moores

  • Michael J Moore FNAEA, MARLA – Senior Partner


    Michael J Moore FNAEA, MARLA – Senior Partner

    As a progressive estate agent Michael was the first in Leeds to have a website in the late 1980s and one of the first independent estate agents to operate a fully networked computer system. Now with over 30 years’ estate agency experience in Leeds, being a past President of the Leeds Estate Agents Association, a long standing Fellow of the National  Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and a Member of the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA), Michael heads-up a highly motivated estate agency team who take pride in providing an excellent estate agency service to both the sales and rental market.

  • Julie Moore – Equity Partner


    Julie Moore – Equity Partner

    Julie and Michael celebrated 30 years of marriage in 2014 and Julie has supported Michael’s drive and enthusiasm for estate agency throughout. As an equity partner in Moores, Julie’s day to day work is on the administrative side of the business working behind the scenes, particularly looking after typing sales brochures and valuation reports as well as resource management to ensure the remainder of the team can operate efficiently and effectively. Early in Julie’s professional career she worked for the Dept. of the Environment and then moved into accountancy practices. Having always had an eye for detail, Julie ensures the business processes set up by Michael and the team function smoothly, leaving everyone else to focus on developing the sales and lettings work on behalf  of all our clients.

  • Michael Davies BA (Hons) – Associate Partner (Sales & Rentals)


    Michael Davies BA (Hons) – Associate Partner (Sales & Rentals)

    Michael has over 20 years experience in the property industry, both in social and private housing, and possesses a wealth of knowledge and experience that ensures both teams are able to advise clients on all aspects of the residential sales and lettings markets. Having worked at Moores for 15 years and now managing a team of 10 Michael is ultimately responsible for ensuring that the teams deliver on customer service and client satisfaction. Michael’s focus has always been to nurture relationships with clients, some of whom Moores has worked with more than 20 years. Many of our new clients are referred to us from existing clients who extol the virtues of using an independent family business that is able to tailor services to suit the needs of individual clients. Joined Moores 2001

  • Angie Wright BA (Hons), MNAEA – Rentals Manager


    Angie Wright BA (Hons), MNAEA – Rentals Manager

    Angie reports directly to Michael Davies, and heads up the day-to-day operation of the Rentals team at Moores supported by Emma, and her lettings and maintenance teams. Angie looks after all aspects of new lettings but specialises in rental valuations & new business. She also undertakes viewings, negotiates tenancy terms, carries out tenancy set ups, deals with utility suppliers, negotiates lease renewals and conducts rent reviews. Her team manages over 500 properties and during her time with Moores Angie has been promoted four times, having clearly demonstrated an aptitude & flair for property lettings & management. Her dedication & commitment to providing a high standard of customer service at Moores is second to none and she is regarded as a real asset to the partnership. Recently promoted to Rentals Manager, 2016 marked her 10 year anniversary at Moores. Joined in Moores 2006.

  • Hayley Moore BA (Hons), MNAEA – Junior Equity Partner


    Hayley Moore BA (Hons), MNAEA – Junior Equity Partner

    As a Junior Partner, Hayley is an equity partner alongside her mother and father. Hayley obtained an Honours Degree at Manchester University, returning to Leeds and joining the family firm in which she’d had a part time role since being  a teenager. Hayley achieved her qualifications in Property Management through the NAEA of which she is now a member, and she completed a Business Management course with the Open University in 2014. Hayley is responsible for marketing and the business development side of Moores. Hayley is also a committee member for the Leeds Estate Agents, Surveyors and Valuers Association. Joined Moores full time in 2010.

  • Emma Bleach – Bookkeeper


    Emma Bleach – Bookkeeper

    For most of our rental clients probably the most important member of our team, is Emma. As our Bookkeeper, Emma ensures that all collected rents are transferred to our clients’ bank accounts regularly and on time, and that all authorised expenditure is accounted for and itemised for tax purposes. Emma’s diligence and accuracy tracks thousands of pounds of clients money every week – to the penny! All our clients and contractors will find Emma very pleasant and personable to deal with. Whether you have one property, or 40, or you’re a contractor with a query over a single small invoice, you will get the same high standard of service and attention from Emma every time. Joined Moores 2016.

  • Gemma Hornsby BSc (Hons) - Property Maintenance Co-ordinator


    Gemma Hornsby BSc (Hons) - Property Maintenance Co-ordinator

    Gemma controls the maintenance demands of our ever growing property management portfolio combined with her bookkeeping role which she’s been involved with at Moores for some time now. With around 500 properties in management at any one time and over 1,500 tenants there are always repairs and improvements to be undertaken. Gemma has an excellent ability to efficiently co-ordinate repairs & improvements to provide landlords and tenants with a high level of customer service and satisfaction; ensuring they are kept informed at each stage of the repair or improvement process, and ensuring costs are controlled and contained. Her role also sees her liaising closely with our landlord clients to ensure appropriate authorisation is sought for each and every repair and that the overall value of the work and the property are maintained. Our tenants can email details of any repairs directly through our website using the email address maintenance@moore2let.co.uk Working closely with our Property Inspector, Gemma follows up on the quarterly inspections where repair issues have been identified as “urgent”; such proactive management ensures properties do not fall into disrepair through ignorance or neglect. Joined Moores 2007.

  • Karl Stead – Rentals Co-ordinator


    Karl Stead – Rentals Co-ordinator

    Karl manages our Rentals reception area, meeting and greeting customers and clients and dealing with the general enquiries for properties we have to let, although he is equally experienced in sales, having originally joined Moores’ sales team. His wide experience enables him to help and advise clients across both the sales and rentals spectrums. Karl’s day-to-day work includes co-ordinating viewings and booking valuations, taking and processing tenancy applications, responding promptly to all email enquiries, handling phone calls (which are constants throughout Karl’s busy day) and setting up tenancies. Karl works closely with our rental negotiators to ensure the best quality tenants are found for our clients. Joined Moores 2012.

  • Declan Bullock BSc (Hons) – Sales Negotiator


    Declan Bullock BSc (Hons) – Sales Negotiator

    Declan looks after a portfolio of sales properties keeping clients fully informed of the progress with their sales and giving advice and guidance. He develops buyer enquiries from initial contact to offers, undertaking viewings and generally ensuring a high standard of service is delivered to our customers. With a Degree in Building Surveying Declan has a particular skill at identifying and resolving issues highlighted in surveys, setting him apart from average negotiators. Declan is ambitious and moved to Moores from an estate agency in north Yorkshire to expand his opportunities as well as gain experience in a well-developed city property market. Declan is a fitness enthusiast and sportsman having won trophies and medals throughout his school and university days. Joined Moores 2013.

  • Louise Garner BA (Hons) (Ind.) MNAEA - Sales Negotiator


    Louise Garner BA (Hons) (Ind.) MNAEA - Sales Negotiator

    Louise is one of our front-line sales negotiators (along with Declan and Anya) responsible for all aspects of marketing, viewing and selling property. Her quick thinking, cheerful personality and empathetic nature enable her to deliver a consistently high standard of service to clients and buyers. After graduating from the University of Leeds in History and Roman Civilisation Louise decided to set up home in the city, already having ties with family living in Meanwood, despite being born and raised in East Sussex. Louise has a passion for music and is a singer in local choirs and opera groups, recently having produced and starred in a production at the Corn Exchange in Leeds. Her résumé includes setting up her own chamber choir and managing and successfully producing various concerts and fundraisers. Louise is also keen on playing tennis and watching cricket in her spare time. Joined Moores 2015.

  • Anya Fitzpatrick BSc (Hons) – Sales Negotiator


    Anya Fitzpatrick BSc (Hons) – Sales Negotiator

    Working side by side with Louise and Declan, Anya is one of our Sales Negotiators who ensures every facet of our sales systems is optimised for the benefit of clients and customers. Whether arranging viewings, providing customers with feedback or taking offers and closing deals, Anya and her colleagues maintain a calm, professional approach to what is a stressful time in most people’s lives. Anya was brought up and educated in London, graduated from Leeds Trinity with an Honours degree in Psychology and has extensive experience in high-end hospitality, volunteer teaching (including a spell teaching in Thailand), and is keen on sports as well as personal fitness training. Joined Moores 2015.

  • Mark McGrath BA (Hons) - Rentals Co-ordinator


    Mark McGrath BA (Hons) - Rentals Co-ordinator

    Mark is a valued addition to our Rentals team, and has recently worked for another estate agent in North Leeds.  Just like Karl, Mark’s day to day duties are focussed on customer service – dealing with general enquiries, booking viewings & valuations, taking & processing tenancy applications and undertaking tenancy set ups.  Mark will be the first point of contact for those landlords who currently have a property to let, providing valuable viewing feedback and ideas for maximising rental income. He brings to Moores valuable estate agency experience which will complement our well established and friendly team in Headingley. Joined Moores 2016.

  • Mark Hepplewhite - Property Inspector


    Mark Hepplewhite - Property Inspector

    Mark has recently joined our Maintenance team as a Property Inspector, relocating to Leeds from the South West. Having previously worked for a major national home-builder Mark’s role is to inspect the portfolio of properties we manage for landlords on a quarterly basis, reporting any issues to Gemma and Angie and suggesting improvement works where appropriate. He brings to Moores experience of dealing with property defects, remedial work and liaising with contractors in respect of property repairs. His role is key to ensuring managed properties remain in tip top condition throughout the tenancy. This not only encourages tenants to renew (perhaps with a small rent increase) but also makes properties easier to re-let in the future, thereby reducing void periods for our landlord clients. Joined Moores 2017.

  • Taylor Macleod BSc (Hons) - Rentals Co-ordinator


    Taylor Macleod BSc (Hons) - Rentals Co-ordinator

    Taylor is the latest addition to our growing team and brings with her a wealth of experience working on the front line of lettings following a successful time working for a leading London agent.  Taylor is the first point of contact for our customers and clients and she ensures that enquiries and questions are answered professionally and promptly. Day to day duties include co-ordinating viewings and booking valuations, taking and processing tenancy applications, responding promptly to all email enquiries, handling phone calls and setting up tenancies. Having an eye for detail, Taylor loves all things admin and has a great flair for providing excellent customer service. Working alongside Karl, our dynamic duo will ensure everyone has a positive Moores experience from the moment they contact us. Joined Moores 2017.