Derrick Hackney & John Leigh formed their partnership in 1982 and started with three offices in Windermere, Kendal and Ambleside. Expansion over the years has created the present coverage of seven offices, with the addition of Kirkby Lonsdale, Arnside, Grange-over-Sands, and most recently Carnforth, giving thorough coverage of the South Lakeland District, the Kent Estuary and The Lune Valley.
The emphasis has always been on providing a professional approach and quality service. The practice has four Chartered Surveyors and more than 45 experienced, knowledgeable and friendly staff. In addition to Residential and Commercial Property Sales, this professional approach encompasses Estate Agency, Valuation, Auctioneering and Residential Lettings advice on residential property across the region.
As a member of the National Homes Network, the company has strong connections both regionally and nationally. The National Homes referral system provides the facility to assist homeowners moving from, or to, other areas of the U.K.
The company has a strong presence on the Internet with its own web site and online property database, which is updated daily. Full sales particulars, photographs and floorplans for all properties may be viewed and printed. The web site is extremely important and produces an increasing flow of buyers and directly related sales.