Meet the team

Meet The Team

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Fiona Cupples

BSc (Hons) P.I.A.D.

Residential Surveyor

Fiona has been with Homes Independent since 2006 and in this time has earned an HNC in estate management and 1st class honours degree in Property Investment, Appraisal and Development. As one of our valuers and part of our surveying team, Fiona's love for residential property is almost as strong as her love for Ballymena!

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Claire McKinley

Claire's enthusiasm for house sales comes from over 20 years experience in the industry. In this time, Claire has developed an excellent level of local knowledge and provides a first class service to buyers, sellers and rental clients. From the first point of contact to handing keys to new homeowners, Claire has a fundamental role in both the sales and lettings department.

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Paula O'Boyle

Coming from a background in conveyancing. Paula has excellent knowledge in the entire house selling process. Being a life-long local resident she knows this town like the back of her hand and will help clients not only sell their property, but find their forever home. Paula plays a key role 'behind the scenes' in our lettings team and ensures our landlords and tenants are assisted promptly with any maintenance issues.

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Torii Dawson

Torii joined the Homes Independent team in 2017 and quickly became a real team player, finding buyers their dream home. With years of customer service experience, she is an excellent asset to the team. Torii has roles in both sales and lettings departments and she will always go that extra mile to meet your needs.

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Sharon Lockhead

Sharon is on hand to show you around your new home and all those other houses you go to view before finding 'the one' Sharon has a real passion and drive when it comes to finding client's their perfect house. Whether you are a first time buyer or a downsizer, she will be there to talk you through every house. With her love for residential property and her attention to detail, our viewers are in excellent hands with Sharon.

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Steven Galloway

Within our sales department Steven has a real drive and passion for residential property. He joined us in 2019, he is a man with an eye for the fine details and deals well with all our new builds making sure every last detail is perfect within your new home.

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John Cupples

M.R.I.C.S.

Director

John has in excess of 35 years experience as a chartered surveyor providing valuation of residential, commercial and agricultural premises in the Ballymena and surrounding areas. John is a RICS qualified & registered valuer under the valuers registration scheme. John's particular specialism is agricultural land and property undertaking valuations for mortgage, matrimonial, probate and insurance purposes.

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Clifford Rea

BSc (Hons) Est. Man. M.R.I.C.S.

Director

Clifford has 25 years experience as a chartered surveyor providing valuation of residential, commercial and agricultural premises in the Ballymena and surrounding areas. Clifford is a RICS qualified and registered valuer under the valuers registration scheme. Clifford's particular expertise is in the valuation of residential and commercial property undertaking valuations for mortgage, matrimonial, probate and insurance purposes, homebuyer and condition inspection reports.

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Rob Adams

Mortgage & Protection Adviser Rob has been a qualified adviser since 2002 and brings a wealth of mortgage knowledge and experience, putting him in a great position to give you the best advice. Having worked in a client facing environment his entire career, he understands the importance of putting the client first and has a positive and calming approach to his role.

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