About Us

Specialising in Residential Sales and Lettings, we take great pride in offering an efficient and friendly service at all times.

Our aim is to ensure that each and every one of our clients receive the highest level of service and to this end, we adopt an energetic and pro-active approach to both Sales and Lettings.

We endeavour to combine professionalism with integrity and a friendly manner in order to provide a quality service to our clients that they cannot find in other Agents.

Michael Irving is an Associate Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and we have also invested in membership of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). That demonstrates to our clients, that we practice to the highest standards, as regulated by these professional bodies. In addition we are Registered Agents with the Property Ombudsman for both Sales and Lettings.

Why Choose Irvings As Your Agent?


Set up by Michael and Margi Irving, initially as a letting agent 10 years ago, the business has gone from strength to strength in very challenging times. Having built up a strong reputation for professionalism and achieving a significant market share, the company continues to grow in both the rental and sales markets.

A truly local agent

Having been brought up in Richmond, Michael Irving has an indepth knowledge of the area and a strong tie in the local community. The company supports local sports clubs, charities and The Georgian Theatre whenever possible, giving something back to the community that has supported the growth of the company over recent years. This support includes:

  • Main sponsor of Richmondshire Cricket Club
  • Sponsorship of The Ship Football Team
  • Sponsor at Richmond Golf Club
  • Regular donations to Cancer Research and a number of local beneficiaries
  • Annual sponsorship of the pantomime at The Georgian Theatre Royal
  • Michael Irving


    Michael was brought up in Richmond and has an in depth knowledge of the area. In his formative years Michael was a keen sportsman playing cricket for Richmond and also played football and golf on a regular basis.

    He still plays cricket for Richmond and is proud to be the main club sponsor. With a Degree in Building Surveying and being a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA). Michael brings a great deal of experience and professionalism to the company.

    Mail: michael@irvingsproperty.co.uk
  • Margi Irving


    Margi Irving moved to the Richmondshire area almost 20 years ago. With a wealth of customer facing direct sales, customer service and marketing experience in blue chip companies such as Yell, TNT, DHL and H J Heinz, Margi brings a high level of customer service and negotiation skills to the company. Margi is a Member of  The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).

    Mail: margi@irvingsproperty.co.uk
  • Karen Tunstall

    Sales and Lettings Negotiator

    Karen joined the team in early 2011 and has proved to be a great addition to the company. Coming from a legal background Karen continues the ethos of professionalism that runs throughout the company. Having worked in a solicitors office for 10 years, she has an appreciation for the sales process to help guide both vendors and purchasers along the conveyancing process.

    Karen is a Member of The Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA).

    Mail: karen@irvingsproperty.co.uk
  • Amy Irving


    Amy joined the family business in September 2017, after completing a degree in Geography at Northumbria University, on a part time basis and having now completed a Masters Degree in Real Estate again at Northumbria University in 2018, Amy has joined the team full time. Amy's experience includes working in retail and the hospitality sectors and she brings with her a down to earth, customer focused and friendly approach.

    Mail: amy@irvingsproperty.co.uk

  • Rebecca Sartini


    With a background filled with strong communication and effective customer service skills, Rebecca also brings a great wealth of knowledge of the local area to the team, with Richmond being her home for the past thirty years. With personal experience of having bought, sold and renovated homes with her family, Rebecca understands the importance of a friendly, helpful and thorough approach to make the process as smooth as possible, and that above all, a friendly face can go a long way.

    Mail: rebecca@irvingsproperty.co.uk

  • Tina Bradshaw

    Accompanied Viewer

    Tina undertakes viewings as part of the team. With a background as a secretary for Richmond Council's Technical Department, Office Manager for Magnet Kitchens, a PA for a local IT consultancy, and latterly working freelance in residential sales and lettings. Tina brings with her energy, friendliness, and experience, and has a passion for property, after renovating many for herself and her family over the years. Tina has lived in the area for over 30 years, and comes with a wealth of local knowledge.

  • Lesley Hubbard

    Freelance Associate

    Lesley has been an Associate of Irvings for the past 10 years and provides a professional independent Inventory service as well as carrying out periodic property inspections, check ins/outs and accompanied viewings. Lesley has lived in North Yorkshire for the past 38 years and has had previous experience of providing accommodation for MOD personnel and corporate clients relocating to the North of England.

    Lesley is a member of the Association of Residential Lettings (ARLA Propertymark Inventories) and Association of Relocation Professionals (ARP).