About Us

Professional, Friendly & Energetic Estate Agent

Offering a one stop shop for all your property needs

We are an independent, privately owned letting agents and has already established itself as one of the most progressive and forward thinking agency in Ripon, Thirsk & surrounding areas.

We think nationally. We act locally and regionally

Whatever your requirements, we would endeavour to accommodate

Davis & Lund, Independent Estate Agents & Letting Agents in Ripon & Thirsk, offering a one stop shop for all your property needs.

Davis & Lund specialise in Residential Sales, Lettings, Property Management and Financial Services and now offer a commercial sales & lettings service. Run by local staff with over 50 years experience in property and finance, we have a real passion for both property and our beautiful county.

Any Estate Agent or Letting Agent can sell or let a property, but achieving the best price in the shortest timescale, whilst offering the best customer service in Ripon & Thirsk is what we aim to achieve.

Located on Kirkgate, in the heart of Ripon and Millgate in Thirsk, we are an estate agents that are transparent & trustworthy throughout.

Whether you are a property investor, looking to sell or let your property or a first time buyer looking to get on the property ladder, we urgently need more properties,  contact us today to register you details Click here. We are very proud of the customer service we offer, this is backed up by our excellent ratings on Google Reviews - The best in area.

Staff Profiles

Our friendly and professional team

Chris Davis


Chris has worked locally in property for over 20 years, based mainly in Ripon, but also covering Harrogate, Thirsk, Boroughbridge and York. Having worked for both Independent and Corporate Estate Agents, he has a comprehensive understanding of the local property market. Proud to be a Riponian, Chris offers a straight forward approach to Sales and Lettings, he has built his reputation on offering honest and sensible advice.

Email: Chris@davislund.co.uk

Paul Lund


Paul has lived and worked locally all his life and is well known to many around Ripon & Thirsk. With over 30 years experience in property and finance he knows the local market and can offer expert advice for all your property needs. Paul is keen to build relationships and provide excellent customer service. He is delighted to be part of a multi award winning business.

Email: Paul@davislund.co.uk

Shane Griffin

Lettings Manager

Having progressed through the ranks, Shane was promoted to Lettings Manager at the end of 2020. He is very customer focussed and prides himself on offering the best customer service possible, recognised with the lettings department being awarded the Gold British Property Award for letting agent in Ripon in 2020-21 and then again in 2022-23. He is always keen to progress and move the Lettings department forward.

Email: Shane@davislund.co.uk

Samantha Hannam

Sales & Lettings Negotiator - Ripon

Sam joined us in September 2020 with over 18 years experience in the travel, hospitality & customer service sector, relationship building within the industry is key & providing excellent customer service is something she is passionate about.

Email: Sam@davislund.co.uk

Andy Leach

Sales & Lettings Negotiator - Thirsk

Andy has had a varied sales and business career, including many years spent in media and marketing and working as a publisher, before a lifelong enthusiasm for property led to him joining Davis Lund in April 2023. Originally from South London, he moved to North Yorkshire in December 2020, this time ‘for good’ after a period here between 2006 and 2009.

Email: Andy@davislund.co.uk

Nicky McKeown

Sales Administrator

Nicky has recently joined the sales team, having lived in Ripon for over 20 years. She is looking forward to a new adventure working for Davis & Lund, using the teamworking and interpersonal skills, that she has developed in her previous careers in banking and nursing, within a different environment. Nicky always strives to do her best for everyone!

Email: Nicky@davislund.co.uk

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We work to your requirements, priorities and schedule; you can contact us by email, phone, or meet us in person.

Our Blog

Latest news and updates

What Type of Survey Do I Need When Buying a Property in Ripon 2nd May Sales

What Type of Survey Do I Need When Buying a Property in Ripon

Buying a house in Ripon  is such an exciting time. Looking at areas, looking at different styles of property, different gardens, locations, schools, transport links….and of course, no one loves looking at property more than us! We adore it when our clients find the home of their dreams and move…

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View to a thrill 12th February Lettings Sales

View to a thrill

Everybody lives differently. Of course they do. But when viewing properties, seeing past how someone else lives can be vital in terms of establishing whether the property is the one for you. It’s all too easy to get sidetracked by the ‘stuff’ rather than the ‘space’ that a property offers.…

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Bank holds rate at 5.25% in split vote 1st February Landlords Lettings News Sales

Bank holds rate at 5.25% in split vote

The Bank of England has held the base interest rate at 5.25% for the fourth time running. David Callaghan 1st February 2024 The Bank of England held its base interest rate at 5.25% for the fourth time in a row today, but its Monetary Policy Committee was divided on the…

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January market update 24th January Sales

January market update

2024 has started with a bang in terms of property sales. While predictions were for a slow start with interest rate uncertainty putting a brake on mortgages, plus the cold weather affecting viewings, reality is proving the opposite to be true. Serious buyers and sellers are out in force, at…

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