On the move: the latest East Midlands appointments

Karen Lord

Karen Lord has been appointed to commercial property agency Wells McFarlane’s residential department.

With an interior design background and many local connections within Lutterworth and surrounding villages, Lord will join residential sales manager, Kay Marden as the department looks to expand its property profile.

Meanwhile, chartered surveyor Rupert Bendell has successfully completed his professional qualifications, becoming a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a Fellow of the Association of Agricultural Valuers (FAAV).

Bendell joined Wells McFarlane in 2013, after securing a first class honours degree from the Royal Agricultural University and has since trained under Wells McFarlane’s director, Trevor Wells. He will now undertake a broader portfolio, specifically relating to planning permissions, development appraisals, land sales, valuations, options and rural diversification.

(L-R) Emma Weston, Alastair Parsons, Julia Portington and Donna Salmon

(L-R) Emma Weston, Alastair Parsons, Julia Portington and Donna Salmon

Housebuilder Miller Homes Midlands has expanded its sales team after hiring Donna Salmon and Emma Weston. They join sales director Alastair Parsons and sales manager Julia Portington to help drive sales across the region.

Parsons said: “The region has had an excellent start to the year and we’ve already sold out at four developments. We’re delighted with the rate of sales and this is testament to our whole team, the high quality housing on offer, and desirable locations where we continue to build.”

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