A North Somerset estate agents has appointed a new manager to its office in Backwell.

Property professional Simon Russell has joined the team at Parker’s Estate Agents Backwell office. Mr Russell, who lives in North Somerset, has joined the team from Ocean Estate Agents, where he was assistant manger in the Southville branch.

In his new role, Mr Russell will be helping people in North Somerset buy and sell homes and supporting Parker’s Estate Agency work with landlords and tenants. He has worked for a number of property agencies in the greater Bristol area for the last 10 years.

Mr Russell said: “North Somerset is an area with a huge range of properties of all types and I am looking forward to helping people find their dream home or sell their property. I admire the way that Parker’s Estate Agents has developed in recent years and am really pleased to be part of exciting plans to grow further.”

Parker’s Director Andrew Simmonds said: “It is great to have someone of Simon’s calibre and experience join us at the newly-refurbished Backwell office. He lives locally and knows the property market here very well.”

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