SVN Saunders Real Estate Land Professionals Attend 2012 Realtors® Land Institute (RLI) Denver Land Conference

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – LAKELAND, FL (April 13, 2011) – Five real estate land professionals from Lakeland, FL’s SVN | Saunders Real Estate (SVNSRE) recently attended the Realtors® Land Institute’s (RLI) 2012 National Land Conference in Denver, CO.

The SVNSRE Land real estate professionals who attended were:  Clay Taylor, ALC; Brian Beasley CCA, CNLM; David Hitchcock, ALC; William “Boo” Graves; and Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM.

SVNSRE is a highly specialized land real estate brokerage firm started in 1996 and affiliated with SVN in 2006. Founded by Dean Saunders, ALC, CCIM, a former Florida legislator who helped to create important property rights and conservation legislation, the company has become known as an authority on Florida land and conservation easements. Specializing in land only, the collective knowledge of the SVNSRE land real estate agents is incomparable. In 2011, the firm’s year-end totals were $107 M in land sales, 79 transactions, and 22,771 acres sold.

The three-day conference annually brings together real estate professionals who specialize in the unique property category of land and large acreage real estate. The annual land real estate event draws land professionals from all over the nation and includes those who have earned the Accredited Land Consultant (ALC) designation, those working on their ALC accreditation, land real estate professional, real estate professionals who aspire to be part of the land real estate specialty, and service providers who supply business tools for land professionals.

The 15 Presenters at the Land Conference were a powerful group of partners and founders of land businesses, auction houses, analytics, economists, professors, attorneys, geologists, investors, government affairs liaisons, marketing, and technology. Participants are able to earn course credit toward their ALC designation.

About SVN | Saunders Real Estate

SVN | Saunders Real Estate is regarded as an authority on all types of Florida land, transacting over $900 MM in sales from 1996 through 2011. The Saunders team of land real estate professionals offers advisory and transactional services through its home office in Lakeland, FL and its network of SVN affiliate offices nationwide and worldwide.

SVN Saunders Real Estate offers a broad range of services to meet the real estate needs of landowners. Through long-held relationships with key government and industry decision makers, the firm provides consulting on government issues both locally and on state and national levels. For more information, please visit