Vivien Mitchell

Vivien MitchellSales, Lettings & Joint Ventures

Vivien is a dynamic, enthusiastic and inspirational individual who is passionate about people, business and property.

With over 20 years property experience in both the UK and abroad in South Africa, Vivien has achieved great success based on a solid foundation of sales and management training. She was awarded for her unsurpassed excellence and consistent high standard of real estate professionalism, culminating in receiving the Top National Property Broker position in 2001 for Wakefields; the largest real estate company in South Africa.

Immigrating to the UK with her three children at the end of 2001, Vivien established herself conservatively in the real estate and financial environment gaining invaluable market experience and business to business exposure.

Vivien is married to Raymond Mitchell, who also works within the business.

Raymond Mitchell

Raymond MitchellLettings, Management & Maintenance

Raymond joined New Leaf Homes in November 2011 and is developing the property management and maintenance area of the business.

Having served in the ministry for 20 years in South Africa, Raymond has exceptional social skills and works well with Landlords and Tenants to develop solid long standing relationships. Raymond has also worked as a teacher of Business Studies, Economics and Technology in a private school in South Africa and has a sound business head and caring approach to the family team. Ray plays a huge role in developing the skills of the Foreign Exchange Students, who come to support the family team administratively throughout the year, whilst learning English and business management.

Raymond offers on the side, a full "House Doctor Service" for Landlords to get their property up to speed in-between lettings. This will include the refurbishment of the property from painting and decorating, re-carpeting, minor repairs to carpet and professional cleaning, with the help of approved subcontractors. Raymond will provide quotes and manage the whole process to get the property to a professional standard ready for re-letting.

Raymond and Vivien are also focussed to build the business in order to simultaneously expand their own personal portfolio through the innovative investor strategies of Rent to Sell (Lease Options) and Buy to Let, along with educating the public to implement these strategies.

Sarah Salethorne

Sarah SalethorneFinance, Lettings & Management

Sarah is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who is passionate, creative and analytical.

With over 10 years experience, working in some of the country's top creative marketing & PR agencies, Sarah has gained invaluable insight into the importance of brand management.

Sarah works part time in the business and does the finance management and accounting. Sarah also works for Empower Global, a national charity, where she heads up the business management department.