Beresfords, one of the largest independent estate agents in Essex and Greater London, has expanded its land and new homes team following record sales.

In the past 12 months Beresfords has agreed sales on over £95 million worth of new homes. The growth in sales has been driven by increasing demand for property in the area, as well as a lack of housing stock. Beresfords has expanded the team to enhance its dedicated bespoke services to search out development opportunities and to market the sale of new homes.

Overseeing the strategic direction of the team is Beresfords Director Terry Holmes with day-to-day responsibility under Land and New Homes Director Aaron Breakwell. Working alongside Aaron is newly promoted Senior New Homes Executive Celia Crookes and Team Administrator Sam Spong as well as sales support from Christine Carson, Anita Tillbrook, Debbie Mead and Janice Ashdown. Just joining the team is New Homes Consultant Kate Lionnel and Chris Hayward as Land Associate.

Terry Holmes is excited about the new opportunities the team can provide. He says: "Essex and Greater London is an area in great demand from all levels of the housing market, and it still offers best value for money and fast links for commuters heading into the City than any of the home counties. We have 14 people chasing each property on our books and in some areas of Essex this ratio is as high as 23:1 so there's a lot of opportunity to develop the marketplace.

"We offer our builder clients a bespoke service to meet their needs, whether they're developing hundreds of homes or looking to build just one or two units, backed up by land finding and an award-winning marketing approach to provide an unbeatable offer."

Beresfords work with a range of leading national housebuilders such as Cala, Crest Nicholson, Taylor Wimpey, Barratt and David Wilson Homes and major regional builders as well as smaller developers such as Stonebond, William Thompson Homes and Biminster Homes, many of whom deliver an almost bespoke product.

To find out more about Beresfords Land and New Homes services, call Beresfords on 01245 397497, or visit the dedicated new homes section of their website