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    Selecting the best estate agent is an important decision when it comes to selling your home. At Dacre Son & Hartley we pride ourselves on delivering an exceptional service, and with considerable experience of selling and letting properties in the Burley in Wharfedale area including Menston, we consistently deliver results for our clients - just take a look at allAgents.co.uk to see what our customers think. Exceptional knowledge of the local area and our network of 21 estate agents' offices across Yorkshire ensures your property is seen far and wide, whether it's for sale or to let.

    As well as selling homes, we also have years of property management and residential lettings experience behind us and our letting agent can help you navigate the rental market with ease. So, if you have a property to rent our extensive database means we can help to quickly find the right tenant for you.

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    The area covered by Dacres Burley in Wharfedale includes Menston, we've properties for sale or to let.

    Whether you are looking to buy a detached in Burley or rent a semi in Menston, our friendly team can help you each step of the way. Call and book a free property valuation today!

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    What our customers have to say

    "This is the second time that I have sold a property in Burley and I have been very satisfied with the service that I have received. The staff were very professional and proactive in pursuing all parties involved and keeping me abreast of the sale progress. I would have no hesitation in recommending them." Norman, LS29

    "Lesley was extremely helpful throughout the whole process of selling my property. We liaised via phone and email whenever there was anything to report and I never felt I had to chase for information. She was very professional but also very friendly throughout the whole process." James Stocker, Vendor

    "Dacres have always been polite and helpful when I have phoned them. Lesley Shakeshaft has been very friendly and helpful during the process of purchasing a property through Dacres." Bev Cary, Buyer

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Selling with Dacres
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    We understand that selling your property can be a life-changing step, our approach is to offer clear-thinking advice throughout the whole process, taking into account the market and the special features of your property as well as your objectives and time scales. It's a winning approach that achieves the best results for our clients, time after time.
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    Local knowledge - national reach
    • Our network of 20 branches across West Yorkshire and North Yorkshire gives us more coverage than any other independent local estate agents in the region.

    • Highly trained, professional staff within each office really understand their local markets - we know what will strike a chord with different buyers.

    • Local knowledge enables us to provide evidence-based advice on the best price at which to market a property.

    • Our high profile as one of the leading estate agents in Yorkshire makes us the first call for buyers in the region as well as other parts of the UK and abroad.

    • Our in-depth knowledge of the Yorkshire property market means that we are often the preferred adviser for relocation professionals nationally, giving our clients' properties full exposure to this influential network.
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    Targeted promotions that get results
    • Mailouts to our database of over 6,100 active buyers across the UK and overseas.
    • SMS text alerts to our hot buyers.
    • Quality colour brochures and floorplans to sell your home to its best potential.
    • Eye-catching adverts placed in appropriate digital (including social media and print media in Yorkshire and beyond.
    • Distinctive and prominent 'For Sale' boards.
    • Striking window and office displays.
    • Linked information across our network of branches.
    • Accompanied viewings, if required, by well-informed professionals.
    • Motivated teams of negotiators enthusiastically selling by telephone and face-to-face.
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    Keeping clients informed

    We recognise that selling a property can be stressful and, if you're in a chain, there may be many twists and turns. We work hard to take the uncertainty out of the process.

    • Highly skilled professionals keep clients updated at every stage of the process.
    • 24/7 access via our innovative, secure, personalised web portal - My Dacres - provides clients with viewers' feedback and progress on the sale.
    • My Dacres also collates useful data on responses to advertising activity and online traffic, enabling the marketing programme to be adapted as necessary.
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Buying with Dacres
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    When searching for a property, whether it's a first-time buy, family home, downsize or an investment property, it always helps to be ahead of the crowd. By registering with Dacre, Son & Hartley, we can help to identify properties that meet your criteria and ensure that you hear about them at the earliest opportunity, sometimes before they come to market.

    Few estate agents in West Yorkshire or North Yorkshire can match the range of properties we offer, so contact us first and our experienced personnel will be pleased to assist in the search for your dream home.

    Step-by-step guide to finding your ideal property

    1. Register with us. You can do this by visiting one of our offices in person, by 'phone or online at dacres.co.uk

    2. When you have identified your preferred location and type of property - as broad or as narrow as you wish - our web-linked mailing system will ensure you receive information across all areas that match your requirements.

    3. We will ensure you receive information however you want it, by post, email or SMS text, as soon as it becomes available.

    4. If you are seeking a new property, our New Homes
    Department [link to New Homes/Buying page] can update you on the many developments that we represent, including any special offers available from developers, and then guide you through the process of buying on completion or 'off-plan'.

    5. For investment purchasers, our Investors Club will not only source properties but can also let and manage them on your behalf.

    6. When you receive our property brochures, you will find that they are designed to assist your decision-making, including accurate descriptions of the property and its location, high quality photographs to convey the style of a house and detailed floor plans.

    7. You will see that many of the properties featured on this website also include area maps and Street View to assist you in assessing a property's location.

    8. The Area Guides on this website also provide useful information on local facilities, schools, transport etc, all of which will enable you to determine whether the property is right for you.

    9. Use the Map feature at the top of this page to identify properties for sale in your chosen location.

    10. To assist with any mortgage questions, our online property details include a handy mortgage calculator and we can also provide independent financial advice [link to DSH Financial Services page] tailored to your needs and circumstances.

    11. The Saved Properties feature at the top of this page, enables you to quickly save details of any properties that you are interested in.

    12. If you wish to view a property, our friendly, well-informed viewing staff will ensure that all your questions are answered promptly and accurately.

    13. We will always seek feedback on any property you've viewed as this not only helps the vendor but can also enable us to refine, with you, your property requirements and the matching process.

    Above all, we will seek to find the property that's right for you and will keep you informed throughout the buying process. Perhaps that's why so many of our purchasers become vendors in the future.

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Meet our team
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    LelseyShakeshaft, Sales Manager
    Lesley joined Dacres in April 2018 and brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience having worked in the industry for over 30 years.Valuing and selling properties at all levels across North and West Yorkshire, Lesley's passion is to always strive to achieve the best possible result for both vendor and purchaser alike.
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    Fiona Rickeard, Sales Negotiator
    Fiona joined our Burley in Wharfedale office in June 2018 having previously worked in estate agency for many years where she gained a wealth of experience in the industry.After a short career break to raise her family she is eager to use her expertise and experience to help buyers and vendors move home.
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    Jo Speight, Area Lettings Manager
    Jo started to work at Dacre, Son & Hartley in 2012 and has over 14 years' residential lettings experience.Jo manages the whole process from advising landlords regarding marketing of the property and maximising achievable rents, conducting viewings, referencing and overseeing the smooth letting process from commencement through to the end of a tenancy.
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    Paul Wilson, Wharfedale Area Director
    Paul started his career at Dacres back in 2001, eventually moving on to manage the branches in North Leeds and Bramhope. After working for a local competitor in Leeds City Centre for four years Paul returned to Dacres in 2014.Although based at our Ilkley office as Branch Manager, he is also the Wharfedale Area Manager and oversses operations at the Bramhope, Otley, Guiseley, Burley and North Leeds branches.Living in Ilkley and with extensive experience of the local property market, he is passionate about delivering the best service to his customers no matter what their budget.
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    Laura Rhodes, Sales Negotiator
    Laura joined our Burley office as a Sales Negotiator in December 2018. Living in the village with her family, Laura has a wealth of local knowledge and experience having previously worked as an interior design planner for new homes, as well as running her own business and most recently working in customer service. With a real passion for interior design she loves the challenge of renovating houses. 
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    Testimonials from Sellers

    • Seller Testimonial

      professional but also very friendly
      "Lesley was extremely helpful throughout the whole process of selling my property. We liaised via phone and email whenever there was anything to report and I never felt I had to chase for information. She was very professional but also very friendly throughout the whole process." J. Stocker (14th June 2018)
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      no hesitation in recommending them
      "This is the second time that I have sold a property in Burley and I have been very satisfied with the service that I have received. The staff were very professional and proactive in pursuing all parties involved and keeping me abreast of the sale progress. I would have no hesitation in recommending them." Norman (5th December 2018)

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      gone the extra mile to keep us informed
      " We have purchased a property through this office dealing with both Lesley and Fiona. They have been so supportive and helpful through the process and gone the extra mile to keep us informed. They are efficient and professional but also friendly and welcoming when you call in to see them to pass on or receive information." Maggie (1st August 2018)
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