Ballantynes Property Group
has a particular emphasis on providing residential estate agency and property management solutions to private clients and the development community.
In addition the firm provides Property & Estate Management Services, Planning & Development Advice, Sales, Purchases and Valuations of Commercial, Industrial and Rural Property and Fully Managed Property Lettings.
From our two offices, one in Edinburgh’s West End and the other in Perth City Centre, we aim to provide a dynamic approach to all our clients property requirements, providing a friendly and professional service.
Rory Ballantyne BSc (Hons) FRICS
Rory Ballantyne qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2006 and is a Graduate of Northumbria University, Newcastle. Rory has over 10 years experience in the Scottish residential market place – spending much of that time with working with a leading global real estate adviser in their Land and Development Team as well as working with one of Scotland’s leading housebuilders. Rory enjoys spending time with his family and a number of outdoor activities including Shooting, Fishing and playing rugby for Broughton Rugby Club in Edinburgh.
Director of New Homes
Gordon McKenzie has over 20 years experience in New Homes Sales and Marketing having worked both for developers and agents. He is tasked with promoting new build developments, gaining new build instructions, providing valuable client advise, market research and pricing for new build developments. Gordon has worked throughout Scotland on significant large scale residential and mixed use projects as both advisor and client. In his spare time Gordon enjoys spending time with his daughters and fiancée and keeping fit in the gym, walking and mountain biking.
Senior Financial Controller & Office Manager Edinburgh Office
Tracy worked in retail for over 15 years before starting work at Ream, she does the accounts and is responsible for ensuring rents are received on time and for paying landlords and contractors and all other HMRC requirements. In her spare time Tracy enjoys spending time with friends and family and looking after her brood of pets. She also enjoys reading a good book.
Head of Estate Agency
Scott Webster has over 15 years of experience in property having started with the local SPC then leading onto positions with both solicitor based estate agents and traditional estate agencies, giving Scott a well-rounded understanding of property sales from start to finish. As the Head of Estate Agency, Scott provides clients with a fully managed service bringing properties to the market and managing until the keys exchange. Scott offers national coverage with a more locally based service. Along with a strong team behind him, the aim is to offer each property a tailored marketing package to suit. In his spare time, Scott enjoys football and exploring Scotland with his wife and two dogs.
Kelly Gibson CIHM
Senior Property Manager Edinburgh Office
Kelly has over 18 years experience working in the property sector from interiors to trade supplies and property management. She is responsible for the day to day running of client’s properties, providing valuable client advice and making sure both landlord and tenant are satisfied. Her background working for large retail companies and running her own business in the past has provided Kelly with the customer focus the property industry requires. When not working Kelly loves to socialise with friends and family or relax in the coolness of a swimming pool.
Senior Office Administrator & Estate Agency Assistant – Perth Office
Carole joined the Perth Office in October 2011 where she is responsible for the Company’s Accounting and Book-keeping. She also assists with property and general enquiries and is closely involved with all property sales carried out from the Perth Office. Carole has always lived and worked in and around Perth. In her spare time Carole enjoys walking in the Perthshire countryside, spending time with friends and family and camping.
Receptionist Edinburgh Office
Emma joined Ballantynes in February 2018 after gaining 10 years’ experience in the architectural sector. She is the Receptionist/Office Administrator for the Edinburgh office and so is the first point of contact, both on the phones and for anyone visiting the office. In her spare time Emma likes to travel abroad to new places, she is a fan of country music and enjoys reading and movies. She also loves dogs!
Property Assistant Edinburgh Office
Lia joined Ballantynes in November 2018 as Property Assistant. She assists with the day to day running of clients’ properties, providing support to the rest of the team. In her spare time Lia enjoys going to the gym, socialising and travelling.
Elaine joined the Ballantynes team in May 2021 as Maintenance Co-ordinator to manage this very busy department in support of the lettings portfolio making sure that all properties are managed and maintained to a high standard, for our landlords and tenants. Elaine started out in property back in 2016 having previously operated within the financial sector for many years prior. Some would say that finance and property work hand in hand so it was a understandable transition and her experience is second to none. In her spare time, Elaine has a passion for travelling, good restaurants and spending lots of time with her children Alan and Lauren and her grandson Matthew.