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Expert for both sides of border

Savills rural and farm agency has been boosted by the appointment of an expert to drive the business on both sides of the border.

John Coleman, a country house, estate and farms sales specialist, will be based in the Wooler office and cover the North of England and the Scottish Borders.

Prior to the merger with Savills, John headed up rural estate agency for Smiths Gore in Scotland, specialising in the sale and valuation of rural property including country houses, farms and estates.

Andrew Harle, Head of Savills Rural in the North of England, said: “John, who lives close to the Scottish border, has excellent knowledge of this part of the world and is already well thought of north of the border.

“He is incredibly well placed to drive this important market for Savills.”