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Dowen Estate & Letting Agents Sunderland

Dowen Estate & Letting Agents Sunderland
21 Athenaeum Street
T: 0191 5142299
E: dawn.ferguson@dowen.co.uk

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday : 9am - 5pm
Saturday : 9am - 12:30pm

Team Dowen Sunderland

Telephone: 0191 5142299

£899 SELLING CHARGE : ANY HOUSE : ANY PRICE *payable upfront*

Includes: VAT | Vendor Portal | Rightmove, OTM & Other Websites | Social Media Ads

£1799 SELLING CHARGE : ANY HOUSE : ANY PRICE *payable on completion*

Includes: VAT | Solicitor Fee | Vendor Portal | Rightmove, OTM & Other Websites | Social Media Ads


Located in the city centre, Dowen Sunderland branch is consistently busy with sales and lettings business.

Inside is a highly motivated, keen and dedicated team of estate agency professionals, directed by manager Catherine Calvert, who has years of estate agency experience.

If you have a home to sell either on the open market or to take to auction, please give Catherine 15 minutes at your property to provide you with details of our remarkable service, amazing agents and very competitive charges.

Our reputation speaks for itself by way of our ongoing exceptional sales successes.

Over the years we have sold and let hundreds and hundreds of properties in and around Sunderland.



CALL 0191 5142299

Dawn Ferguson
Branch Manager

Telephone: 0191 5142299

I live in the town and have worked in the town, as an estate agent, for many years.

Since commencing my career at Dowen, I've been more than humbled by the numerous gifts and cards brought to me, at the branch, by customers who have been delighted with the remarkable service levels I deliver.

I'm always in need of fresh stock to replace those properties I am selling.

So if you are planning on selling, pop in and see me, Dawn, for a chat and discussion about what we can do for you.

I'm meticulous in maintaining an up to date mailing list, so often I have people ready to view as soon as a home is listed.

Away from my job which I love, my social life is spent in and around the town, with family and friends as I am Sunderland born and bred.

Kelly Gee

Telephone: 0191 5142299

Dedication, self motivation and a professional friendly manner is what you'll get from me Kelly Gee when you visit Dowen at our Sunderland City branch.

I started my working years as a professional musician and supplemented my lifestyle with a career in retail and restaurants.

Then I made the career switch to estate agency when the demand of family life no longer balanced with restaurant hours.

Employment at Dowen has been the best career move I have made so far, as all my life skills have come to fruition. I'm working in a great team which is taking the business ever upwards.

If you are looking to sell or buy a home in Sunderland get in touch with me and I'll guide you through the process.

My home life involves my family and in particular caring for my beautiful little daughter

Georgina Blenkinsopp
Sales Negotiator

Telephone: 0191 5142299

I commenced my apprenticeship with Dowen in September 2014 at the end of which I was offered a full time position as Sales Negotiator.

I've found that working in a busy estate agency branch is exactly the employment which suits me. 

I'm really enjoying all aspects of the role and looking forward to an extensive career within Dowen Estate Agents.

My hobbies including listening to music, surfing the web and hanging out with my friends & family

Jean Pool
Branch Manager & Valuer

Telephone: 0191 5142299

Telephone: 0191 5142299

I have enjoyed a long and happy career in estate agency. I'm delighted to bring all that experience to Dowen Sunderland. I am committed to providing an outstanding service, to the Landlords and Tenants, in the Sunderland area. For all of your property needs, please contact me on 0191 5142299.

When I'm not working hard at letting houses, I love spending time with my husband, children and grand children.

John Nicholson
Managing Director

Telephone: 0191 5142299

In 1999, upon completing my education, I commenced my journey in estate agency as an apprentice at Dowen Sedgefield. Despite my youth at 20, I swiftly showcased my potential, earning a rapid promotion to the role of branch manager at Dowen Spennymoor. This accomplishment was followed by another step up, allowing me to oversee the dynamic Durham City branch, conveniently situated just minutes away from my residence along the serene River Wear.

In 2020, a significant opportunity arose for me to acquire Dowen from its founder, Denis Dowen. This pivotal moment stands as one of the proudest milestones in my life, marking my assumption of the role of managing director.

Under my guidance, Dowen has thrived, solidifying its position as one of the foremost and most accomplished estate agencies in the industry. Our comprehensive array of services encompasses all facets of estate agency, including sales, auctions, lettings, surveys, mortgages, and conveyancing.

If you are contemplating selling or letting your property, I extend an invitation to contact me or my dedicated team at 0789-4582378. Alternatively, you can conveniently book a Free Valuation online by clicking here or connect with me directly via email. It would be my honor to personally visit your property, engaging in a discussion on how to strategically position it in the market, leveraging my extensive local expertise for your benefit.

Beyond my professional pursuits, I am a dedicated father, finding immense joy in nurturing my son. Engaging in property renovation projects is a personal passion, as is relishing the company of cherished friends and family during dining outings. I hold a deep appreciation for travel, especially to foreign destinations, and have a strong affinity for automobiles. Additionally, as an avid football enthusiast, I actively participate in Crossfit to maintain both my mental and physical well-being.

Heike Miller
Letting Agent

Telephone: 0191 5142299

Telephone: 0191 5142299

I have enjoyed a long and happy career in estate agency. I'm delighted to bring all that experience to Dowen Sunderland. I am committed to providing an outstanding service, to the Landlords and Tenants, in the Sunderland area. For all of your property needs, please contact me on 0191 5142299.

When I'm not working hard at letting houses, I love spending time with my husband, children and grand children and trips abroad.

Trudie Bowes
Sales Director

Telephone: 0191 5142299

Since my departure from school, I have dedicated my professional life to the estate agency industry. For over 20 years, I have proudly served as the manager at Dowen Hartlepool alongside Sales Director, consistently striving for excellence.

Under my guidance, the branch and company has consistently ranked among the most prosperous in the area. This achievement can be attributed to the unwavering motivation shared by both myself and my exceptional team. We genuinely take pleasure in the process of selling and renting houses, a passion that shines through in our work.

Our commitment to delivering remarkable service has earned us consistent praise from our valued clients, many of whom return to us time and time again. We take great pride in this loyalty and strive to surpass expectations with every interaction.

If you are considering selling your home or would like to explore the option of a quick sale through The Great North Property Auction, I encourage you to reach out and ask for me, Trudie. I will personally visit your property, offering invaluable advice and providing you with detailed information about the exceptional selling and letting services we consistently deliver. Alternatively, you can conveniently book an appointment online by clicking here, and I will be in touch promptly upon receiving your details.

My work at Dowen is truly fulfilling, but my life extends beyond the office. Above all else, my family and my three beautiful children hold the center of my world. They are my constant source of joy and inspiration.

Ray Hewison
Auction Co-Ordinator

Telephone: 0191 5142299

I have been employed with the Great North Property Auction to which Dowen was a founding member since its outset in 2014.

My role is to co-ordinate the sale of the properties that Dowen Estate Agents presents, to us, to offer at auction.

I maintain regular contact with vendors, co-ordinate on-line and public property auctions, negotiate sales, process buyer deposits and essentially keep everything on track

If you are looking for a quick sale secured by a non refundable buyer deposit, please discuss this with Dowen or click here for a free valuation and I'll be in touch when I get your details.

Outside of work, I enjoy socialising with my friends and family. Plus of course I love travelling.


Telephone: 0191 5142299

Houses for Sale Sunderland

We have been operating as estate agents, in Sunderland, for a number of years and in the region, for over 35 years. As one of the largest independent estate agencies in the region, we have become the first port of call for many people looking to sell and purchase property, in and around Sunderland We have a wide range of properties for sale, in and around Sunderland, from large spacious homes to cosy terraces. We have something to suit the requirements of all our customers Over the years, Dowen has sold many homes throughout the Sunderland area. We would very much like yours to be next.

Houses to Let in Dowen Sunderland

Dowen has a large lettings management division. We always have a variety of properties for rent, in and around Sunderland. Whether you already know the area or you’re planning on moving to Sunderland, our team of letting agents, can help to find you a property to rent If you’re in need of a house to rent in and around Sunderland, then be sure to get in touch with Dowen Sunderland on 0191 5142299


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