We are very pleased to announce the launch of a new residential office in Windermere, located in the heart of the UK’s Lake District. Kathy Barlow will be opening a Humberts franchise in Windermere in January. Kathy’s franchise territory covers all of Cumbria and the plan is to open a further two to three offices in the region over the next three years.
Ian Westerling, Managing Director of Humberts, says: “I am delighted to welcome Kathy into the Humberts family and we are excited by the opportunities that exist for our brand across the Lake District. The Humberts business is well suited to the region and we very much look forward to creating new long term relationships with customers and providing them with an opportunity to receive the very best level of service and expertise that you would expect from one of the country’s most respected brands.”
Kathy Barlow is a local Cumbria resident – she says: “I’m absolutely thrilled to be setting up a new office with my team in Windermere. We’ll be offering expert local property knowledge for both primary and second home owners and look forward to being part of an already thriving community.”
Humberts are actively looking to expand their branch footprint and introduce new income streams across the business. The expansion plans include using a franchise model to grow business outside of their core territory, unlocking additional growth from their existing network and acquiring suitable companies in the Home Counties area to be incorporated into the wholly-owned business. Ian Westerling continues: “We have ambitious expansion plans over the next 5 years and developing a wider franchised office network is part of this three pronged strategy. We are, therefore, keen to speak to other estate agency owners, or anyone considering starting an agency business, who would be interested in a Humberts franchise in locations north of our current wholly-owned branch footprint, and to other firms in the Home Counties that would be interested in selling their business to us.”
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