Yorkshire estate agency, North Residential has appointed property expert, Liz Dennison to its management team with a view to setting up a presence and growing market share in the Northallerton region.

The news comes just six months after the team moved to become independent of Knight Frank in Harrogate and more recently expanded into Pocklington as part of ambitious growth plans.

Liz brings over 30 years’ experience in the Yorkshire residential property market and was previously head of the country homes team at Strutt & Parker before going independent as Liz Dennison Property Consultancy for the last four years.

Liz will be working alongside Daniel Rigg, head of country estates at North Residential, with whom she has worked alongside in the past. She takes a particular focus on Northallerton where she has earned a reputation as the ‘go to’ consultant when selling or buying prime real estate.

Daniel Rigg said, “Having Liz as part of the senior team is a real coup for us at North Residential and I am personally delighted to be working alongside her again. Her second to none expertise and established reputation provides an instant foothold to expand our offering in and around Northallerton, and indeed across the rest of Yorkshire.

“As an independent practice, with no external debt or funding, and full autonomy to pursue ambitious growth plans, we are very excited to be able to expand through recruiting an experienced and motivated team that is highly regarded in the residential property sector.”

Liz said, “I am delighted to join the team at North Residential. There is an interesting dynamic in the team and its individual approach that is new and exciting and this has given me great confidence in aligning my own reputation with its future. I look forward to flying the North Residential flag within the great community of Northallerton and beyond.”

North Residential has previously announced ambitious expansion plans with the opening of at least three new UK locations per annum, and a targeted growth of around 60% year on year.

The Harrogate based practice, which rebranded away from Knight Frank after 15 years, has already opened a second branch in Pocklington, East Yorkshire and is scheduled to open offices in Leeds and York as well Northallerton.