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2nd July 2017

Whirlwind first year


The Land & New Homes Network which helps estate agents win more instructions in the land and new homes sector is celebrated its first birthday on Wednesday 28 June.

The network’s founder, Kevin Ellis, who has worked in the land and new homes sector for more than 15 years, said: “We officially launched a couple of days after the Brexit result sent shockwaves through the industry.

“I’d be lying if I said it didn’t cause me any concern but the appetite from agents to seize the land and new home opportunity was there right from the very start. In fact, it’s been overwhelming.

“Before starting the network I thought there was a massive gap in the market which independent agents could fill by offering developers and land owners the level of service they need.

“We educate our members on the best ways to source land, identify potential sites, build relationships with developers and much more including providing them access to leading property technology.”

At its heart, the network helps independent agents collaborate to win instructions in a domain that was dominated by larger, corporate agents.

LNHN’s Managing Director, Ian Stratford, who spent more than 11 years working as a director at the Relocation Agent Network, said: “The network is enabling independent agents to work together and make their overall offer far more appealing to house builders and developers.

“We help them speak the language of developers and identify the best ways to present their offer to them.”

Success stories from their first 12 months have seen members win £000 amount of land and new homes instructions and join forces on several projects.

Kevin added: “It’s been a whirlwind 12 months and we’d like to thank everyone who has supported us and made it all possible.

“The future for the land and new homes sector is incredibly bright and we’ve got some very exciting plans to develop our services to give agents a more comprehensive and ‘done for you’ range of services.”

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Always provides key improvements to our business.  Thanks as always.

Pep De Fazio – Homes

Land & New Homes Network have helped me and my business take it to another level over the last year. The support from the whole team has been greatly appreciated with Kevin & Ian always on hand. I would recommend other forward-thinking agents to consider the network as a large part of their business. It’s not gift-wrapped for you, but the support, collateral, and connections give you an opportunity to make it a real success.

Matt Nicol – Nicol & Co – Worcestershire

An excellent workshop. Top tip to be implemented straight away – identify developments to promote our rentals team.

Steven Harvey – Oasis Estate Agents – Middlesex

A fantastic business that delivers everything it promises a no brainier for good independent Estate Agents

Will Smith – Complete Land & New Homes

It is a great vehicle for learning new ways how to expand our land and new homes division.

Dawn Carroll – Manning Stainton

I have been working with Kevin as a member of The Land and New Network since October 2017. I have found his advice and guidance to be second to none. Through Kevin’s insight and advice Orchid have started to build a strong land and new homes division. Kevin is a true professional in his field.

Matthew Bennett – Orchid – Hertfordshire

Overwhelmed! Seriously, such a lot of valuable and well presented material

Dee Quealy – Quealy & Co

Thanks for your email outlining the next content for the iQ folder.   I’ve received the hard copies in today’s post and have to say I am very impressed with all the new material you guys are producing for us members.

Nick Thring – Duncan Yeardley – Berkshire

The Land and New Homes Network team are exceptionally supportive!

A very friendly bunch… full of enthusiasm and energy, giving great advice whenever you need it, allowing you to grow and develop your network.

Rachel Ritson – Grisdales

What’s best about the Land & New Homes Network?   The firepower it brings, and the confidence it gives you.   I really can’t praise it enough.

Rob Price – Homes Estate Agents – Hampshire

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