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Meet the team

Valerie Grime

Valerie Grime DipM
Managing Partner.

Valerie’s experience in property stretches back 20 years, setting up Expatriate Relocation at the end of 1995. Prior to this she was a senior cabin crew member with British Airways long haul giving her a rare combination of a property background with unrivalled customer care focus. Born and raised in Cheshire, she has travelled the world whilst having an expert knowledge of the North West of England.

Marilyn Picketing

Marilyn Pickering BA (Hons) 
Relocation Consultant

Marilyn is multilinguistic and has lived on various continents. Joining Expatriate Relocation in 2005 she brings a straightforward, no-nonsense, can-do attitude to the business together with a friendly and personable approach to her job.

Michael Grime

Michael Grime BSc (Hons) MRICS

A qualified Chartered Surveyor, Mike was involved in Estate Agency, Lettings, Property Development, Surveying and Auctioneering until joining Valerie in business in 1996. Mike has an in-depth knowledge of the area, first class contacts with other property professionals and a thorough appreciation of the local market coupled with an efficient, courteous and professional approach to the role.

Lynn Beecham

Lynn Beecham
Relocation Consultant

Lynn’s experience in Estate Agency & Residential Lettings commenced in the late 80’s, joining Expatriate Relocation in 2002. Always pleasant, enthusiastic, courteous and knowledgeable, Lynn is on hand to make the whole move as smooth and trouble free as possible.