We specialise in property sales, lettings and property management throughout Scotland. With over 70 years’ combined experience in sales and lettings, with a dedicated and enthusiastic team, we strive to offer our clients the best and most efficient service available.
We pride ourselves on our track record and highly rated customer service, providing a wide range of services available to suit all needs. From buying your first flat, purchasing your family home, making a shrewd investment or; managing your rental property, we are here to help. We treat your business as if it were our own.
RORY BALLANTYNE BSC (HONS) FRICS FARLA
Rory Ballantyne qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 2006 and is a Graduate of Northumbria University, Newcastle. Rory has over 20 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 manages 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 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 Associate – 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.
Property Manager Edinburgh Office
Emma joined Ballantynes in February 2018 after gaining 10 years’ experience in the architectural sector. Having originally joined as the Receptionist/Office Administrator for the Edinburgh office, Emma swiftly progressed to the role of Property Manager after finding a real passion for rentals. In her spare time Emma enjoys taking care of her daughter, with her husband. They very much enjoy travelling to new places and spending time with the wider family and pet cat. Emma is a fan of country music, books and movies.
New Business & Property Manager
MC joined the Ballantynes team with 8+ years’ worth of experience managing large portfolios of properties & clients along with bringing in new business to the company. Having someone of MC’s experience and with her drive has been a fantastic addition to the rental department. Extremely passionate about property and ultimately helping the business thrive, MC holds high standards on how property should be presented and managed while having a natural desire to be achieving best possible outcomes for landlords, tenants and indeed the business itself. Aside from property, MC loves spending time with her partner and their dog, Dod.
Senior Maintenance Manager
Lynn joined Ballantynes early in 2022, having started her career in property management over 10 years ago covering various roles, gaining experience and qualifications within the roles that she had encompassed at the time. For the last 5-years, Lynn has really homed in on the compliance side of the business and joining Ballantynes, brings her knowledge and expertise both from her superb understanding of the legal compliance for rental properties along with general maintenance experience. Outside of office life, Lynn enjoys travelling, reading, watching films, and walking her dogs (Luna, Star and Pedro).
Maintenance & Property Assistant
Receptionist & Administration Assistant