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Professional. Knowledgeable. Friendly. Local.

Professional. Knowledgeable.
Friendly. Local.

Burgoynes is more than just a generic estate agency. With our local knowledge, our professional and meticulous approach to our business combined with our work alongside local charities and initiatives, we are experts, not only in buying and selling properties, but in helping to build and support communities.

Independent, family-owned business

Established in 2004, Burgoynes estate agents is an independent, family run company recognised and respected for our strong focus on client care, bespoke service and marketing expertise. Our professional, expert staff can offer tailored advice and guidance for whatever you need whether you are buying or selling.



Why choose us?

People who come to us understand the importance of a personal and professional approach to buying, letting or selling properties. We recognise the complexity that comes from finding a new home, and our staff have the experience and expertise to guide you through to a successful outcome whilst making each step in the process clear and straightforward. We have our fingers on the pulse when looking after our clients, with continuous updates using our PropertyFile software advising them of the position of their sale, resulting in Burgoynes being the top company for the lack of withdrawals and fall-throughs throughout the southwest region.

Local expertise you can trust

Our success is built on the foundation of our local expertise. Our staff are all locally based, have a detailed knowledge of the area. We have successfully sold properties in Exeter and the surrounding regions and, with our local knowledge, we offer the best service to all our clients.

Clear communications

With Burgoynes, you will find a meticulous approach to the preparation and production of property details, the platform upon which successful marketing of property is launched. This sets us apart from others and considerably enhances the opportunities for our clients to sell their homes.

We can help you…

Buy a property

Sell a property

Partner and Senior Lister

John Burgoyne

John started Burgoynes Estate Agents in 2004 having already gained extensive knowledge and valuable experience in the housing industry over many years.

John is a proud Blundellian. His first day boarding at Blundell’s School in Tiverton was on his 13th birthday. At such a young age he soon learned how to be independent and develop a strong sense of inner confidence and self-belief. Learning the importance of good manners and excellent communication skills also shaped John into the person he is today and gave him the ambition and desire to build a company with the highest standards of customer service. He also excelled on the rugby pitch playing at the highest level at Blundell’s and then for Exeter and Devon explaining his drive and motivation to compete and succeed in business. Burgoynes is now firmly established and recognised as one of Exeter’s most respected Estate Agents in the city providing exceptional standards of customer service, professionalism and outstanding marketing with the aim to exceed clients expectations every time. John’s listing and valuing skills are used daily in the business. He leads by example and his positive and gentlemanly manner is a much admired trait.

Partner and Senior Sales Negotiator

Lyn Burgoyne

Lyn joined her husband, John, at Burgoynes Estate Agents in 2007 after a busy and challenging career in the Police service which spanned 23 years. Now with a wealth of unrivalled experience in the industry Lyn supports and manages the entirety of the business and started up the lettings department in 2017. Lyn’s approach to the industry focuses on honesty, loyalty and efficiency which is very much influenced by her previous work experience. These core values are what make Burgoynes Estate Agents successful and what gains them glowing testimonials and repeat business time and time again.


Head of Employee Satisfaction

Senior Sales Negotiator

Jemma Hackett

With over 16 years of experience working within the finance sector Jemma joined us with a wealth of quality customer service expertise which extends to her current role within the team here at Burgoynes. As a sales and lettings negotiator Jemma supports the team with her exceptional administration skills alongside hosting viewing appointments and negotiating sales & tenancies.

We understand that being an estate agency isn’t just about buying, selling and letting houses, it’s about building a community. As a local business, we are committed to working with the community to help support charities and initiatives with fundraisers and by using our profile to amplify local causes.

In 2005, we established the successful Hospicare golf day raising money in memory of John’s mum, Marnie Burgoyne. We have also been active in promoting and supporting many other causes including Macmillan Cancer Support and the Teddy Bear Parachute Drop for the Rotary Club of Exeter.

Our clients really matter to us

..and it shows!

Despite having to wait to move because of the Covid 19 lockdown you made selling our house so hassle free in a friendly and professional way. We would definitely recommend you and use you again.

Margaret and John Pope

We can highly recommend Burgoynes, Professional, Caring, Knowledgeable and very helpful. We chose Burgoynes as they were local to the area, providing a good valuation and in understanding of our expectations. Their positive and helpful approach managed the sale from end to end. You could not ask for a better team. Thank you and with our appreciation to Lyn, Jemma and John for your exceptional work in handling the sale of our property.

Patrick and Joan

First class service. Thank you especially Steph for her commitment in getting the sale over the line.

Mr K.

We were highly impressed with the professional and positive attitude of Stephanie and Paul they were the main two we communicated and dealt with. We are unable to suggest improvements so just maintain the first class you provide.

Mr L.

I received the kind of personal and attentive service you don't get from the bigger agents, from Day 1, right through an abortive sale to completion. They remained positive, calm and enormously helpful throughout the process. Highly recommend.

Mr Acock

The particulars and photographs they produced were excellent and they knew exactly the right people who would be interested in buying the properties and the second time we used them we received an offer for the asking price on the first day.

Mrs Wilks

For anyone reading this looking for an agent, the moral of the story is go for the local independent guys. People like Burgoynes just care more and know your area better, it's that simple and was apparent at every stage.

Mr Garnet

What excellent service we had. From valuation to marketing, finding a buyer, getting us almost our asking price and bending over backwards until the day we moved. Forget the rest - go to the best: John Burgoyne and his amazing team.

Colin and Sue

Lyn, John and their team were excellent throughout the whole process. They are pleasant to deal with, quick to respond, and they provide a great service. Importantly, they are ethical and act with integrity. The best Estate Agents we've dealt with.

Jenny Thomas