In 2019, Lanse Robb once again achieved the overall top-ranked broker in Essex County for residential sales above $1,000,000. In the span of his 28-year career with LandVest, Lanse has sold an unprecedented $726,156,500 in residential real estate (per MLS).
As Director of North Shore, Lanse has marketed many significant and record-breaking sales:
Clients choose to work with Lanse for his experience, high-level service, shrewd negotiating skills and market expertise. Lanse is the go-to broker for ABC’s Chanel 5 Chronicle program, and his listings have been featured many times. Dubbed “the Rolls Royce of North Shore Brokers” by North Shore Magazine, Lanse’s extensive knowledge of Boston’s North Shore residential real estate market is unparalleled. His clients consistently seek his advice and trust his judgment on multi-million dollar deals year after year.
Lanse Robb has assembled a team of real estate professionals who are committed to providing LandVest’s clients with personalized, thoughtful service that incorporates unique local knowledge as well as regional and national market insight. Lanse offers added value through his relationships with many of the area’s top professionals whose expertise his clients may require in the process of important real estate decisions: real estate attorneys, engineers, trust officers, fiduciaries, surveyors, contractors, architects, and media contacts.
Lanse’s experience extends beyond brokerage to include a range of services that distinguish him from other brokers. Specifically, Lanse has expertise in the following fields:
Strong, winning negotiating skills
Television and media placement opportunities
Robust social media platform
Estate and land planning services
Pre-market due diligence and trouble-shooting
Powerful networks, Highest and Best Use analysis, documentation and valuation
Sophisticated GIS-based property mapping services
Land Development feasibility studies
Comprehensive conservation and generational gift planning
RESULTS Creating leverage through experience. Allow this experience to work for you.
“The North Shore's pre-eminent agent, highly recommended. A class act in every respect. He quickly understood what we were looking for in a house, he seemed to have the best access, and he knew the area better than any other agent we came across. In addition his recommendations for mortgage brokers, inspectors etc proved to be spot on.”
— Buyer of single family home in Manchester, MA •
“Lanse, listed and sold our home in South Hamilton for us. Upon his initial review of our property he knew exactly how to market our home to prospective buyers. His attention to detail was apparent right form the beginning. He knew which rooms to photograph and how to display them on the listing sheet and internet. Selling a home and moving is extremely stressful. Having Lanse Robb by our side removed one piece of that stress enabling us to have a smooth transition to our new home. ”
— Seller in South Hamilton, MA •
“Lanse Robb was attentive to my needs as a seller & especially attentive to my property's complexities. He was always available to communicate & answer questions. Lanse had a contract on my property within 3 weeks of listing it after a previous listing of 6 months with few showings & little interest during the prime Summer selling season on the North Shore.
The photography, virtual tour, global Internet marketing efforts combined with his enthusiasm & professionalism made a defining difference . There were a number of unique challenges with this property but Lanse with the diligence of his superb assistant Sophie stayed the course. They were always mindful of my best interests down to the smallest detail.
Today's high end market is unpredictable but Lanse Robb does an incredible job managing the unknowns with talent & finesse. The goal was a successful closing
& I am thankful that Lanse & Sophie were on my team!”
— Seller in Essex, MA •
“Lanse and his organization were very professional throughout. They went above and beyond especially at the final phase of closing when extra attention was required. They didn't quit until everything was complete. Would definitely use them again.”
— Buyer of single family home in Gloucester, MA •
“We were selling a horse property and Lanse is not a horseman himself, so I wonder if a more "networked" horse person might perhaps have connected to the grapevine of horse people moving in and out of the area. However, I don't know this for a fact, and I found him a tireless worker and a cheerful collaborator, and flawless in his mastery of the process.”
— Seller in Wenham, MA •
“Lanse knows his markets, and pricing. He and his team handled all the necessary details perfectly in making the sell of our home a smooth process. I highly recommend using Lanse and Landvest.”
— Seller in South Hamilton, MA •
“"Lanse Robb was attentive to my needs as a seller & especially attentive to my property's complexities. He was always available to communicate & answer questions. Lanse had a contract on my property within 3 weeks of listing it after a previous listing of 6 months with few showings & little interest during the prime Summer selling season on the North Shore. The photography, virtual tour, global internet marketing efforts combined with his enthusiasm & professionalism made a defining difference. There were a number of unique challenges with this property but Lanse, with the diligence of his superb assistant Sophie, stayed the course. They were always mindful of my best interests down to the smallest detail. Today's high-end market is unpredictable but Lanse Robb does an incredible job managing the unknowns with talent & finesse. The goal was a successful closing & I am thankful that Lanse & Sophie were on my team!"”
— Seller in Essex, MA •
“Lanse is the consummate, real estate professional for today's challenging market: smart, well informed, attentive, detail oriented and, above all, able to anticipate and meet the needs of all parties to a transaction in a timely fashion.
— Robert F. Houser -formerly of Essex, MA • May 6, 2011
“"On behalf of the entire family, thank you both and everyone else at
LandVest for your persistence and professionalism in representing us
over many years in the sale of Wyck. It has been a long road with many
twists and turns and we finally found the right buyer in a challenging
market. We are confident we would still be searching for the right
stewards for Wyck, had we chosen to go with another North Shore real
estate firm and had you not earned our trust.
We sincerely appreciate all you have done to facilitate the sale."
— The Reeve family -formerly of Manchester-by-the-Sea • Apr 17, 2011
“Lanse and Sophie,
We wanted to thank you for pulling out all the stops to get our house sold in such a challenging market. We were very pleased with the attention to detail throughout the entire process, particularly in light of the fact that we were out of state and unable to oversee matters ourselves. We will gladly recommend LandVest and both of you to our friends and colleagues.
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