Meet The Team

Luke Jones – Director

The founder of Fresh Start Properties in 2010 started as a lettings agent on a part time basis from home Luke found the property industry almost by chance. With a background primarily in sales within the paper and print industry, but having always been on the sales side of the business up to senior management level.

Having started the company his passion for the industry, and indeed the reputation of the company is paramount to the success. He maintains a very much hands on approach completing the majority of valuations and viewings giving that personal touch.

Luke is also accredited under the Landlord Accreditation Wales Scheme.


Debbie Nurton – Lettings Manager

Joined the company in 2013 on a part time basis having been the first person to purchase a property when Fresh Start starting selling properties, and has been full time since 2014.

With a background in the finance industry up to senior management level, Debbie prides herself of exceptional customer services. Having always had a passion for property, which includes holding qualifications in interior design.

Debbie deals with the day to day management of the rentals portfolio, also conducting viewings and inspections.

Debbie is also accredited under the Landlord Accreditation Wales Scheme.


Melissa James – Ogmore Manager

Melissa joined us in October 2015 when we opened our second branch in Ogmore Vale.

She has a background in Estate Agency primarily on the lettings side, working for a few companies in the county. She lives in the valley maintaining the local knowledge that we pride ourselves on.

Melissa is also accredited under the Landlord Accreditation Wales Scheme.