DM & Co. Homes sells Hockley Heath site as demand for small plots hots up

The Land & New Homes division of DM & Co. Homes has brokered a deal which will see a new, two/three bedroom bungalow constructed on Spring Lane, Hockley Heath.

The site has been sold with planning permission already in place by a private individual to a local resident seeking to build his own home on the land.

Chris Evans said: “We are very pleased to have secured this deal as the plot had been on the market for some time.

“The original purchaser failed to complete after a five month delay, and we were able to sell and complete on the site within two weeks at the second attempt.

“The level of interest in plots like this remains strong, particularly in a centrally located, very popular area like Hockley Heath and we would urge anyone with potential plots large or small to contact us for a confidential appraisal.”

The circa 0.2 acre site was sold on the open market for £225,000.

Ben Lyons at Thursfields Solicitors acted for the seller and the buyer was advised by Graham & Rosen Solicitors.

DM & Co.’s Land & New Homes division was launched in December 2021 when managing director Dominic Murphy recruited well known property expert Chris Evans.

The firm was soon handling the sale of seven new family homes in Tidbury Green, near Solihull, and ten new homes in Marston Green.

But it’s not just new developments that DM & Co. Homes has been successful in attracting.

Chris Evans said: “We are also incredibly proactive when it comes to sourcing and selling land, handling the majority of such opportunities off-market.

“Since we launched, we’ve tied up one large development plot in Knowle, one in Solihull and we have a good number of plots that are being dealt with off market.”

Dominic Murphy said: “Since Chris joined us DM & Co. Homes has become the specialist land consultant of choice for a number of dev

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For further information, please contact: 

Dominic Murphy, Managing Director, DM & Co. Homes

T: 01564 777 314 E:

Unit 2, Forest Court Shopping Centre, Dorridge, Solihull, B93 8FG

Editors’ notes:

DM & Co. Homes is a local, independent estate agent covering Solihull, Knowle, Dorridge, Lapworth, Tanworth-in-Arden and the surrounding areas.

The company has traditional high street offices at The Forest Shopping Centre, Station Road in Dorridge and at The Pavilions, Cranmore Drive in Solihull, along with a recently launched Land and New Homes division that is quickly growing.

It has made a major investment in its head office, based on Cranmore Drive, where its land & new homes, lettings, financial advisors, sales progressors and administration teams are based.

DM & Co. Home’s media team also operates from the Cranmore Drive offices, providing photography, video and content planning that attracts more than 100,000 views a month via YouTube, Facebook and Instagram.