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Sales, Lettings & Management

Meet the Team

Meet the Land Estates Team

Land Estates are professional and qualified estate agents in Dartford. Find out more about our Team below.

I have lived in Dartford all my life and there is no part of the town that I am not familiar with. I have raised my family happily in Dartford and would not consider living anywhere else.

My family have been involved in buying and selling properties in Dartford since I was a child and my father had a major influence on my decision to become an “Estate Agent”.

From 19 years old I was at his side and learnt the ropes and soaked up every piece of knowledge that I could learn from him regarding all aspects of this industry. So when I decided to start my own business in August of 2005, it made perfect sense to not only open up my own estate agency but to base my company in Dartford. I know every street, close, avenue, cul-de-sac and road that encompasses Dartford.

I believe from personal experience that the property industry is not for everyone. It really is a vocation built on passion, determination and commitment and I am happy to say that myself and my carefully chosen colleagues are all “fully paid up members of the club”.

Ali – Managing Director

Email: ali@landestate.co.uk | Phone: 01322 413501

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Donna Harris - Bespoke Buyer Service

Donna Harris

Head of Sales & Branch Manager

Donna has been with the company for 10 years. Having come from the famous 5* Goring Hotel in Belgravia, where she worked as PA to the current Managing Director for 9 years. Donna has over 27 year’s worth of experience in all aspects of customer relations. She adores her job at Land Estates and is extremely passionate about property and is dedicated to providing the best service possible to both vendors and buyers alike.

Selina Ahmed Accounts Manager

Selina Ahmed

Accounts Manager

With over 13 years of lettings experience, Selina spent most of her career working in London, primarily in Central, Canary Wharf and Kensington, before taking on the Head of Lettings role at Land Estates back in 2012. Having just returned from maternity leave, Selina has now undertaken the role of Accounts and Compliance Manager, which she has always shown a knowledgeable interest in. Selina has an athletic background as she was previously part of the Dartford Harriers Athletics Club, Bexley Girls Football Team and also trained in kickboxing for 3 years.

Kim Moncherry-Desfosse

Kim Moncherry-Desfosse

Lettings and Compliance Manager

Kim started in the Lettings industry in 2006 at Ashton Burkinshaw before they were taken over by Countrywide. Kim has over 12 years worth of experience in the property management sector and thrives on helping clients with any rental or lettings issues that arise.

Kim is extremely knowledgeable on all aspects of Lettings, Landlord legislation, Compliance and Property Management

Anne Reeves Property Manager

Ann Reeves

Property Manager

Ann has been dealing with property maintenance for some 30 years. Having started her career with Abbey Management Services, she went onto work for Medway Council, Purple Property and Country Wide to name but a few and has a vast amount of knowledge and expertise in this area. Ann enjoys the interaction with tenants and landlords alike and is committed to resolving any given problem.

Lewis Powell Senior Lettings

Lewis Powell

Senior Lettings Negotiator

Prior to Land Estates, Lewis spent 3 years working with an independent company who specialised in housing renovations around Kent. With an interest in interior design, Lewis has always enjoyed working in property and, having lived in the area his whole life, knows Dartford like the back of his hand.

Tamsin Smith Property Administrator

Tamsin Smith

Property Administrator

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Steven Hall Mortgage Advisor

Steven Hall

Mortgage Advisor

Steven Hall has been part of our team for over a year now. Stevens expert knowledge and advise is invaluable. He goes above and beyond making home visits where necessary ensuring that clients disruption is kept to a minimum. There is no need to wait weeks for an appointment! Steven is fast and accurate ensuring that valuations/surveys are instructed within days. The feedback from our clients is always excellent and we are proud to have his expert advice.

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Steven Hall Mortgage Advisor

Steven Hall

Hi, my name is Steve and I am a Mortgage & Protection adviser covering the south-east of England.

I have personally been involved in the Mortgage and protection industry for over 15 years, with 13 of those as an Adviser.

Here’s just some of the types of scenarios we can help with:
• Residential Purchases and Re-mortgages
• Buy to Let Purchases and Re-mortgages
• Let to Buy Re-mortgages
• Help to buy mortgages
• Right to buy mortgages
• Shared Ownership Mortgages
• Capital raising for home improvements or deposit on investment properties

I am always more than happy to discuss any enquiries you may have. We offer a very personal service and pride ourselves on taking the time to find the perfect solution for your requirements.

So how does it work? We normally start with an initial call that lasts 5-10 minutes to establish if your expectations are realistic and if we are likely to be able to help you. If that goes well we can then look to set up a full mortgage appointment. Normally this is via a video meeting. Our aim then is to give you an idea of the likely costs, how much you can borrow and ultimately working towards providing you with something called a ‘decision in principle’. A decision in principle is a certificate from a prospective lender that confirms that your credit history is acceptable and how much you can borrow. This will give you the confidence that you are in a position to make an offer on a property and ensure that you are taken seriously by an estate agent and the vendor. Note that many estate agents will not even allow a viewing until you have a decision in principle. Lastly, once you find a property and your offer is accepted, we then guide you through the whole mortgage application process with the aim of making it as simple as possible for you.


We typically charge a fee of £399 payable at the point of application for a purchase or on completion for a re-mortgage, however this will be dependent on your personal circumstances.


Expert Financial Services Ltd is an appointed representative of PRIMIS Mortgage Network. PRIMIS Mortgage Network is a trading style of Personal Touch Financial Services Ltd which is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. Registered in England and Wales No.9617865 3 Greystones Road, Bearsted, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 8PD. Head Office: 25 Nightingale Avenue, Whitstable, Kent, CT5 4TR