Meet the Team

Meet the extensive and experienced team here at sbliving.

Simon Bland


As Director and Shareholder for sbliving I work full time to ensure the continued success of sbliving in providing an excellent service to both our landlord and tenant clients. I founded sbliving in 2007 and the brand has enjoyed consistent growth and success through hard work and referrals from satisfied clients.
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Elina Bland

Head of Property Management

As Head of Property Management for sbliving, I work full time to guarantee the continued success of sbliving in providing a superb service to both our landlord and tenant clients. I started work full time at sbliving in July 2012. Before this I worked for sbliving part time helping out and getting to know the business.
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Vanessa Taylor

Maintenance Supervisor

My name is Vanessa Taylor, I’ve lived in Leeds my whole life. I left school and started working in a lettings agency, as its always been my passion to work in the property industry.  Having worked at that company for 9 years, I then joined the sbliving and have been very happy since. My passion […]
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Papillon cross with Pomeranian – comes to work every day and monitors the office.
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Papilllon cross with Chihuahua – comes to work every day and mainly chills out and does some monitoring.
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Petra Sabova


I moved to Leeds in 2012 after I finished school back in my home country of Slovakia. I got a full time job and I also decided to study Business and Administration at Leeds City Colleague to get some extra qualifications. Having completed my studies, I’ve ended up going into retail but my real dream […]
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Carolyn Coxon

Property Management

I am originally from Newcastle-Upon- Tyne and have a background in Film and Television for which I completed A degree at Newcastle College. However, my interest in property has always been there and led me on a different career then I originally planned. Within the sbliving team, I’m responsible for general property management affairs. My […]
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James Slattery

I originally moved to Leeds from Durham in 2013 to study at Leeds Beckett University. Having enjoyed myself in Leeds so much and after developing some great connections and relationships I made the decision to stay in Leeds. My Educational background is in ICT which comes in handy around the office although it was not […]
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