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    As one of the longest established independent estate agents and consultant surveyors in the UK Dacre, Son & Hartley have been synonymous with reliability and integrity for over 180 years. In this dynamic market place, we have earned a reputation for honesty, commitment and professionalism, through dedicating ourselves to our customer's needs.
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    Keighley Sales

    Dacre, Son & Hartley Keighley is the longest established estate and lettings agent in Keighley. Operating out of one of the most distinctive and most prominent buildings, the branch has a strong high street presence, with a modern office marketing properties in and around the Aire and Worth Valley.

    Overseeing the branch, Area Director Ian Bradbury has over 30 years' experience of estate agency in and around the Aire Valley with a wide knowledge of values and experience of all types of property, from town terraces to traditional Pennine farms and country estates. He manages the six-strong team, including Ben, Rachel, Julie and Dee in residential sales, Esme and Sharon in lettings.

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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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    Ian Bradbury, Area Director
    Ian is the firm's Area Director for the six Aire Valley offices. Based in Keighley, he has over 30 years' experience in the Aire and Worth Valley's dealing with all types of property from terraced houses to country estates.Locally born and educated, Ian is married with two teenage children. A keen sportsman, he has played both local football and cricket but now enjoys being a spectator of his children's sporting prowess.
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    Rachel Atikinson, Sales Negotiator
    Rachel joined the firm in 2011 and has over 20 years' experience of selling properties from Settle to Saltaire.Born, bred and educated in Skipton, Rachel joined the firm in 2011 and has over 20 years' experience of selling properties from Settle to Saltaire. This in-depth market knowledge is combined with useful experience in conveyancing gained from her previous career with a local firm of solicitors.Rachel enjoys participating in village life in Gargrave, where she lives with her husband and two children.
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    Julie Toothill, Sales Negotiator
    Julie joined the company in 1997 as a sales negotiator, having previously worked for another firm of estates agents and has amassed over 30 years' of property experience in the Keighley area.Julie was born and bred in the area and has extensive local knowledge of properties across the price range. She is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents.
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    Dee Cameron, Sales Negotiator
    Dee joined Dacres in July 2017. She enjoys working in Keighley and has lived in the area for over 20 years, meaning she is able to provide expert advice on the local market.Previously Dee has worked in the travel industry and outside of work enjoys walking in the nearby Yorkshire Dales and being a mum to her children.
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    Ben Free, Valuer
    Ben joined the Keighley office in April 2018 as a Valuer. He was born and raised in nearby Cullingworth so knows the area well and is able to provide sound advice on the local market. Ben has previous property experience in both sales and lettings and has returned to estate agency following a short career break to work as a tradesman.Ben was educated at Woodhouse Grove School before studying at Leeds Metropolitan University, he plans to further his education by studying for his estate agency qualifications. Ben spent a few years living in Malaysia and is a keen sportsman and fitness fanatic.
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    Aleysha Benn, Lettings Manager
    Aleysha joined Dacre, Son & Hartley in May 2018 as Lettings Manager, covering the Keighley and Craven area. Local to the area, she has built up a wealth of lettings experience having previously worked for another property agency. Aleysha's enthusiasm and drive ensures she works hard to deliver excellent customer service and helping landlords make the most of their investment.
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    Testimonials from Sellers

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      proactive, professional, tenacious
      " Communication from the team has been consistently exceptional. Proactive, professional, tenacious, facilitative and very courteous are words that go some way to describe the service provided. I would highly recommend." Gary (8th September 2017)

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      strived to help both parties
      " We were very pleased with the service we received from Michael. He was extremely professional. We found him very approachable and friendly. He strived to help both parties in the purchase of our property and you could put your trust in him to do his job, he went the extra mile. We would defiantly hope to deal with him again in any future sales or purchases we might have." Mr. Harding (13th December 2017)
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    *Guide Price: An indication of a seller's minimum expectation at auction and given as a “Guide Price” or a range of “Guide Prices”. This is not necessarily the figure a property will sell for and is subject to change prior to the auction.

    Reserve Price: Each auction property will be subject to a “Reserve Price” below which the property cannot be sold at auction. Normally the “Reserve Price” will be set within the range of “Guide Prices” or no more than 10% above a single “Guide Price.”

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