About Us

The best estate agents have a thorough technical knowledge of property; the local area and conveyancing as well as being fussy perfectionists with a camera and putting as much effort into the preparation of property particulars as writing an A-grade essay. They are a hand to hold and the voice of reason when things are getting rocky and the people who should joyfully dance with you when you finally collect the key to your new house. They should, above all, care deeply about you the customer and your home.

We are blessed to have an office full of these wonderful people…

Meet the team

  • Megan Baker

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    A little bit about me...

    I was the first of my family born on the Isle of Wight but feel like an Islander through and through. After being educated in Ryde, I joined a local estate agency after my A Levels. Buying my own agency in 2005 was the best 30th birthday present ever! I’m surrounded by an amazing group of friends and colleagues who all share my passion for property and people. I live in Brighstone with my three doggy babies (you’ll meet the gang if you pop into my office).

    • My role as Managing Director:

      The overall running of the business (fun stuff like accounts and VAT returns); specialist market appraisals, especially village property and making sure we offer a level of service that surprises and delights our customers.

    • What makes me smile:

      Getting my hands in the dirt at my allotment surrounded by sprinting sighthounds.

    • Not my cup of tea:

      Incorrectly used apostrophes on advertising signs. Grr!

    • Favourite Island spot:

      Brook beach at low tide on a freezing but bright winter morning.

    • Guilty Pleasure:

      Crocheting when I should be doing my VAT return! (And Channing Tatum but don’t tell anyone.)

  • Anne McDine

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    I was born and bred on the Island, and am a Gurnard girl. I lived away for a few years in London and then realised the error of my ways and moved back with my husband in 1996. My background as a financial advisor eventually led to working in estate agency, which is where I met Megan. When she set up on her own in 2005 I was thrilled to join her and here I am, doing something that I love and am lucky enough to be good at. I cannot imagine working anywhere else or with anyone else, and even though being a great estate agent is stressful and emotional, it is hugely rewarding and I wouldn’t swap it for the world!

    • My role as Office Manager:

      The daily running of the office and supporting the team; market appraisals all over the Island and the juicy, difficult parts of sales progressing.

    • What makes me smile:

      Long sunny days; really good locally sourced food and exploring in my VW camper.

    • Not my cup of tea:

      Having to cook my own tea.

    • Favourite Island spot:

      Gurnard Green at sunset – it is where my husband and I sat and decided to come back to the Island, and have never regretted it..

    • Guilty Pleasure:

      Strictly come dancing…  SEVEEEEEN!

    • Super Power (according to Megan):

      Quite simply the best estate agent on the IW.  (I’ve no proof but I dare you to find a better one!)

  • Jennifer Ebbs

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    Born in Carisbrooke, I have lived on the Island all my life and love it here. I joined the MBEA team in 2014 as an Administrator and can honestly say submitting my application was one of the best career decisions I’ve ever made. Having not had any previous estate agency experience it was an exciting new challenge to learn from the ground up and have made new friends along the way. I now live in East Cowes with the men in my life (my amazing husband and two young sons).

    • My role as Administrator:

      The cheerful front face of the office handling all the administrative aspects of the business as well as chasing sales through from point of offer to exchange of contracts.

    • What makes me smile:

      Sitting in front of my sewing machine working on my latest project.

    • Not my cup of tea:

      Frogs (they know my fear and always jump at me)

    • Favourite Island spot:

      Carisbrooke Castle – I have some great childhood memories of walking around the moat in height order with friends (I was always at the back for being the shortest)

    • Guilty Pleasure:

      Watching trashy MTV  programs.

    • Super Power (according to Megan):

      The most organised person I’ve ever worked with. (And unfailingly happy every day!)

  • Grace Harwood

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    I call myself an Islander after moving from Guildford in Surrey at the age of 8. I can honestly say it was the best decision that my parents made and living right by the seaside in Seaview is like a permanent vacation.  Coming from a Dance background unfortunately my circumstances changed after an injury which meant a change in career.  Still wanting to continue working with people and always having a passion for property it was a no brainer when a position at Megan Baker’s became available. I continue to learn more every day, but couldn’t wish for a better group of people to learn from.

    • My role as Negotiator:

      I have the best part of the job showing lovely people around their potential new home; helping them visualise and cost any improvements and keeping our social media and marketing fresh.

    • What makes me smile:

      Riding my pink vintage bicycle along the seafront.  Ding ding!

    • Not my cup of tea:

      Clowns.  Never liked them, never will.

    • Favourite island spot:

      Steep Hill Cove. Whatever the weather it looks beautiful.

    • Guilty pleasure:

      Sweet and Salty popcorn, sounds so wrong but it’s so right!

    • Super Power (according to Megan):

      Grace has the spooky ability to instantly pick up the best traits from each of us and is the most creative marketing person I’ve ever worked with.

  • Jenny Coke

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    My family moved over to the Island just before I was born, and have been here ever since. I moved off the Island to study a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice, before spending a year converting it into a Law degree. My love for the Island meant a change in my career direction, which is how I came to work for Megan. I have been with the company since 2013 and I can honestly say I’ve never loved a job more. I live in Cowes with my husband and two young children.

    • My role as Negotiator:

      Registering new applicants looking for their dream home so that when Anne or Megan come back from a market appraisal I have the lovely job of matching the property to our waiting mailing list.  I also keep our sellers updated with recommendations on the marketing of their homes.

    • What makes me smile:

      Being outside, rain or shine with my horse and dog in tow!

    • Not my cup of tea:

      Mushrooms and spiders (you can’t trust either of them).

    • Favourite Island spot:

      Yaverland beach – nothing better than an early morning gallop along an empty beach as the sun rises.

    • Guilty Pleasure:

      Chocolate (a bit obvious but there it is!)

    • Super Power (according to Megan):

      An amazing memory – perfect for matching people & property. (And my clients tell me every day how lucky I am to have her!)

People say the nicest things...

  • I would have no hesitation in recommending your establishment as the best I have used and I will be back if I need an agent on the Island.  A service level that is rare in today’s world, thanks for making it a pleasant experience. Good luck to all for 2017

    Mr C – Ventnor
  • Anne, Megan, Jennifer and the team at Megan Bakers have been fantastic throughout our house sale. Communication has been great, with almost daily updates from the team. If you’re contemplating some of the web-only agents then I seriously urge you to consider the other benefits you receive from using a local agent. I hope that we won’t be using any more estate agents for a long while, but if we do, it will be Megan and the team!

    Mr & Mrs C – Cowes
  • Kept an eye on the whole chain to ensure everything went as smoothly as possible. Thank you.

    Great help every step of the way..
  • Megan Baker were absolutely brilliant in helping to get our house to a marketable state,finding a genuine buyer and staying in contact throughout the selling process .They also performed a service of getting solicitors to get on with the job of bringing buyer and seller to a speedy satisfactory sale.I cannot recommend all the staff highly enough they were brilliant . Many, many thanks.

    Mr G – East Cowes
  • Thank you for all your help through a very difficult journey to our new cottage.

    Mr & Mrs W – Thorley
  • Megan and her marvelous team of girls had the house on the market, sold and completed in a very short time frame ! Unbelievable… Megan Baker Estate Agents have restored my faith and shown me what a truly good estate agent should be doing ! Every small detail was taken care of and they certainly went the extra mile for me ! Keep doing what you do. You are all awesome !! Thank you

    Mrs L – Newport
  • We cannot thank you enough for going that extra mile to help us. We love our new home. A thoroughly professional and helpful team.

    Ms P – Cowes
  • Megan was very patient with me, she supported me without pressure. All staff were polite and professional with a friendly reassuring manner. Would highly recommend to anyone.

    Mrs P – Cowes
  • We were the purchasers in this transaction and the experience was excellent. We were kept informed of progress at all times by Megan and her great team. We would not hesitate to use this company if we were selling a property.

    Mr & Mrs S – Ventnor
  • I would like to thank you and your lovely team at Megan Baker for your excellent service and patience. The welcome gift was gratefully received,  please thank all your team I will definitely recommend you.

    Ms M – East Cowes
  • I felt we were always represented fully by you and your team at Megan Baker, and this was important as we were generally remote from the location.  I want to thank you and your team so very much for navigating us to the successful conclusion and completion of sale.

    Mr R – East Cowes
  • Just to say thank you so much for all your help and support through the last few months – you have been amazing, going above and beyond the call of duty!  I’m so pleased and relieved it all worked out in the end – at times I didn’t believe we’d get to this point, so thank you and your team, I really appreciate everything you’ve done.

    Mr & Mrs M – Newport
  • A team of very professional ladies for whom nothing is too much trouble! I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them and use them myself should the need arise!

    Mr W – Cowes
  • Great professional service. Easy to chat with. Always on hand, even out of normal working hours. Kept us informed every step of the way. Would definitely recommend.

    Mr M & Miss D – East Cowes
  • Thanks so much for all your help to sell my flat. I appreciate it was a tricky one to sell, your perseverance and friendly ‘can do’ attitude helped get me through it!  I’m so glad my flat has sold to a couple who I think will appreciate the grandeur of the old house and I hope love living there as much as I did.

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    Miss C – London
  • We have felt all along that everyone at Megan Baker has been absolutely fantastic – incredibly helpful, always available and efficient, knowledgeable and committed. We couldn’t have been happier with everyone who dealt with us and wouldn’t hesitate to use your services or recommend you to anyone.

    Miss J -Carisbrooke
  • Megan and Anne have been amazing throughout the whole buying process. However stressful it got! Would not hesitate to recommend them and will definitely use them if I ever decide to sell my dream cottage!

    Mr J & Miss W – Brighstone
  • Your professional experience, opinions and information gave us invaluable peace of mind that we were doing the right thing, for which we are extremely grateful. Once again, thank you.

    Mr & Mrs B – East Cowes
  • We dealt with Anne who was amazing from start to finish, so friendly, helpful and professional; everyone we spoke to in the office was great. We would definitely hope to use Megan Baker again in the future not only for buying but for selling too. Thank you so much for making buying our first home so easy!

    Miss G & Mr L – Cowes
  • Your friendliness and professionalism at all stages of the process have been a delight, right from the initial visit all the way up until completion. You have removed a great deal of stress through your well timed and informative communication and it has a been and absolute pleasure to deal with you.

    Mr and Mrs W – Cowes