One of the UK’s leading independent estate agency firms Dacre, Son & Hartley has landed a huge contract to sell retirement homes on behalf of the national largest retirement community charity.
Calles Methodist Homes (MHA) it currently operates 70 sites from Scotland to Dorset housing 3,000 people.
Dacre, Son & Hartley has been appointed by the 77-year-old charity to market its wide range of homes for sale and to rent and will also be responsible for sourcing and appointing estate agents to handle sales in all other parts of the country that fall outside the company’s Northern heartland.
Janice Walker, head of retirement property sales and lettings at MHA, said: “After initially working with Dacre, Son & Hartley to sell several properties in Ilkley, it quickly became apparent that the company had the expertise, knowledge and capability to support MHA.
“This comes at a defining time for the market, as demand soars for high quality retirement homes driven in part by the Covid-19 pandemic and people deciding they no longer want to feel alone.
Paul Wilson (left), a director at the estate agency, says: “There’s a lot of demand in the market for purpose-built retirement property.
“Covid-19 and the resulting lockdowns have encouraged many to consider their future and in particular, where they want to live, which has resulted in a surge of interest from people who don’t want to feel so isolated.”
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