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Ben Fraser

Ben Fraser

Director

Bio

Ben started his career in estate agency in 2000 and has worked in Exeter, Newton Abbot and Dawlish winning awards in all three areas which helped him gain the skills needed to jointly run a successful and growing business.  Ben has lived in the local area for more than 30 years and currently lives in Exeter with his wife and young daughter. Ben spends his days off with his family and has a keen interest in cars.


Chris Parkes

Chris Parkes

Director

Bio

Chris has worked within the business since August 2000 spending the first 12 years of his agency career in Exeter. He has successfully managed two Exeter offices and has won numerous awards including a Managing Directors Award with a previous company.  He is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and has gained a NFoPP Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Sales. Chris worked in the Dawlish branch of Fraser and Wheeler since 2011 and is now Managing the Exeter branch which opened in early 2016. Chris has a wealth of local knowledge and lives locally with his wife and young son and enjoys playing sports, football in particular.


Sam Jarman

Sam Jarman

Senior Negotiator Exeter Office

Bio

Sam joined the company in August 2017 after finishing his studies at Exeter College, he has a wealth of local knowledge as he was bought up in the local area. Sam re-joined the company in July 2020 as the Senior Negotiator at the Exeter Office after his travels in Australia. In his spare time he enjoys playing football and spending time with friends and family.


Dawn Wheeler

Dawn Wheeler

Director

Bio

Dawn has lived in Dawlish for nearly 40 years and been ‘in the business’ for nearly 30 years giving her an excellent local knowledge and set of skills that proves invaluable when dealing with the public. She also gained a prestigious award with her previous company where she was the Manager for many years. Dawn has two grown up sons living and working in London and a small grandson with whom she spends as much time with as possible. Dawn loves nothing more than travelling and takes every opportunity to visit new places with her husband, family and friends.


Anita Lavis

Anita Lavis

Negotiator Exeter Office

Bio

Anita joined Fraser & Wheeler in 2016 in the Exeter St Thomas branch as a sales Negotiator, she previously owned her own business with her husband so has a great set of skills and local knowledge. Anita has a real love for properties and owns numerous rentals in Exeter. In her spare time she enjoys walking, keeping fit and spending time with her family and friends.

 


Russell Brooks

Russell Brooks

Negotiator Dawlish Office

Bio

Russell joined Fraser & Wheeler Dawlish in early 2016 as a sales negotiator, he lives in the area so has a sound local knowledge. Russell’s previous position was as senior team within a large corporate company so customer service and organisation is very high on his list. In his spare time he loves to play football and spend quality time with family and friends.


Amy Baker

Amy Baker

Negotiator Exeter Office

Bio

Amy has lived in St Thomas for over 25 years so has superb local knowledge. She previously worked for Devon Youth Service for 15 years, teaching young people struggling with education and running youth clubs in the surrounding areas of Exeter. She also worked in Stokes Fruit and Vegetable shop for 10 years where she enjoyed meeting and helping the local people. Amy also knows a lot of the residents of Exeter through taking part in many local events such as playing darts and euchre and working in some of the public houses. She has recently joined the PTFA of Bowhill, as she loves helping out the local school and being part of the community.


Mike Jones

Mike Jones

Negotiator Dawlish Office

Bio

Mike joined Fraser and Wheeler in November 2015 after many years as a manager for a well-known retail store. Mike enjoys the Dawlish lifestyle and has lived there for many years which proves useful for all the viewings he does! Mike has a passion for property which is what steered him towards this career path. In his spare time mike loves a bit of DIY, walking his dog, holidays and socialising with family and friends.


Sarah Blackmore

Sarah Blackmore

Office Supervisor Exeter Office

Bio

Sarah joined Fraser & Wheeler in August 2017 as the office administrator. Sarah has worked in the retail sector for well known company’s for 22 years and prides herself in excellent customer service. Sarah grew up in St Thomas/Alphington areas so has a vast knowledge of the local area. In 2002 she and her husband moved to Spain where they owned their own business, they returned in 2006 as their family was growing. They now have 2 sons and love spending quality time with them, friends and family.


Tom Roberts

Tom Roberts

Negotiator Exeter Office

Bio
Tom joined our Exeter St Thomas Office in June 2020 and has worked in the industry for 4 years gaining a wealth of sales and lettings experience. Tom has a vast knowledge of the local area and prides himself on providing excellent customer service. In his spare time he enjoys socialising with his friends, traveling and listening to music.

Sharon Sparkes

Sharon Sparkes

Negotiator Dawlish Office

Bio

Sharon joined Fraser & Wheeler in November 2018, working every Saturday, alongside full-time employment outside the industry. She gained valuable knowledge of Estate Agency, and the local area during this time. Sharon has come from a nursing, sales and administrative background. The experience that she has gained within the business has proved invaluable when dealing with the public.

I enjoy re-designing my garden, Latin American and ballroom dancing , DIY, walking, bike riding and socialising with friends and family.

Her previous employment was working for a large corporate company for 12 years dealing with high profile customers. She had been recognised through an award scheme for her work within the business which was of paramount importance, managing Health & Safety and procurement services.

I moved to the area five years ago and have extensive knowledge of the area. I found the people were so welcoming and enjoyed the lifestyle that Dawlish had to offer.
I am now looking forward to my new role within the company and expanding my knowledge.


Paul Ranger

Paul Ranger

Sales Manager

Bio

Paul has a wealth of knowledge and experience having started his career in 1988 working for a large corporate company in East Devon and gained invaluable experience marketing a wide variety of town and country property in Newton Abbot, Chudleigh and Exeter. He was approached by an international firm of commercial agents where he specialised in selling businesses in the hospitality sector before setting up his own estate agency in Dawlish with his business partner, which he ran very successfully for 14 years. Having sold the business Paul worked for a well respected firm in Exmouth before returning to Dawlish with Fraser & Wheeler in 2021. He has lived locally for 30 years and likes to spend his spare time with his family and trying to keep fit by running and playing football.