Polly Cregan handles town and country property sales in and around Galashiels while Susan Watson and her team provide a full lettings and management service for residential properties across the Scottish Borders. James Galbraith, Mike Thompson and Harry Lukas provide rural management and land agency services.

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Monday - Thursday: 9am - 5.30pm

Friday: 9am - 5.00pm

Saturday: 9.30am - 12.30pm

Our People

Harry Lukas


Consultant | Rural, Valuations, Energy, Sales

Harry is part of the rural management team in Galashiels and is involved in the sale and valuation of farms and country property. He is also involved with our renewable energy team, primarily covering wind together with other alternative energy projects.

James Galbraith


Consultant Partner | Rural, Valuations

James has practiced in Edinburgh for most of his career advising clients on all aspects of rural estate management, residential property and commercial property investment. Specialist areas in which he practices include agricultural holdings law, the valuation of rural property, forestry, inheritance tax planning and portfolio property investment. He is a partner in a family farming business in the Scottish Borders and is responsible for the firm's Borders offices.

Mike Thompson

BSc (Hons) MRICS

Senior Associate | Rural, Valuations

Mike is based in our Galashiels office and is mainly involved in estate management throughout East Lothian, the Borders and Lanarkshire. Mike is a farmer's son and has been with Galbraith for in excess of 25 years.

Polly Cregan


Polly handles property sales from our Galashiels office. An experienced estate agent with knowledge of the Borders and Edinburgh markets, she joined the Galbraith team in September 2015.

Rhona Rae


Rhona deals with all aspects of property management including safety checks, conforming to regulations, contractors, start and end of tenancy paperwork and deposit release.

Susan Watson



Susan is the lettings manager in the Scottish Borders providing a comprehensive service for landlords and tenants. She has 11 years agency experience and is qualified with the highest industry qualification delivered by the Association of Residential Letting Agents’ (ARLA) Propertymark.

Yvonne Keddie


Yvonne joined the Galashiels office in 2013. She is responsible for the application process from referencing checks to lease signing and liaises between prospective tenants and landlords. She also deals with rent arrears and the remarketing of let properties.