Kenneth "Dave" Hollis
Kenneth "Dave" Hollis is a Farmland Sales Specialist with the Loranda Group, Inc., a real estate brokerage/auction firm located in Bloomington, Illinois. Dave is a graduate of Western Illinois University and was a member of the Leatherneck basketball team at WIU from 1967 through 1971. Dave recently retired as President of the National Bank of Petersburg, located in Menard County, Illinois. This financial institution is a locally owned rural Community Bank in Petersburg, Illinois with an emphasis on financing agricultural land and on-going farm business operations.
In providing value to The Loranda Group, Inc. and its clients, Dave offers his 33 years of experience in assisting farmers, real estate investors, and other land owners with their selling, acquiring, and financing needs of both agricultural and recreational real estate. His background in lending to a variety of customers and clients gives him the expertise to analyze rural land markets all across the Midwest.
More specifically, for farmland sellers Dave knows the advantages and disadvantages that the various methods of sale can offer. After thoroughly analyzing the physical features of a property, the financial strength of the local marketplace, and the goals and objectives of the owner, he makes marketing recommendations (either the brokerage, auction, or sealed bid methods of sale) that maximizes the net dollars of the transaction. Farmland buyers appreciate the property due diligence and information he provides, and his communication skills create an objective trust level for all parties involved in the transaction.
Dave joined the Loranda Group, Inc. in the summer of 2014 and is currently licensed as a real estate broker in Illinois.