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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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    Otley Sales

    Dacres estate agents in Otley is the most established estate agency in the town having operated in Otley for almost 200 years!

    Otley estate agent office principal Tim Usherwood joined Dacre Son and Hartley in 1990 and has worked in Wharfedale property sales in Ilkley, Wetherby and Skipton offices before heading up the team at Dacres Otley as Director. Tim is supported by Jane Milner and James Gifford. Jane has worked at the Otley office since 2005 and qualified as a fellow of the National Association of Estate Agents. Otley born and bred, Jane has a real passion for the area and the Otley property market. James joined the business in 2017 originally supporting our North Leeds office.

    Otley Lettings

    Lettings Manager Leah Nanji deals with the rental of properties in Otley and the surrounding villages including rentals in Pool in Wharfedale. She has a wealth of knowledge helping landlords and tenants after having previously worked for a large corporate letting agent in Leeds. Leah is supported by Property Manager Richard Thomas and together they ensure your residential property investment is in safe hands.

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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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    Tim Usherwood, Director
    Tim Usherwood joined Dacre, Son & Hartley in 1990 as a junior negotiator at the our head office in Ilkley. Tim spent 5 years as manager at the Wetherby office before moving to the busy Skipton office in 2000. As a local property expert he is enthusiastic about going back to his Wharfe Valley roots by heading up the Otley branch. A Director of the firm since 2014, Tim lives in Ben Rhydding with his wife Emma and their daughter Lucy.
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    Jane Milner, Senior Sales Negotiator
    Jane started working at Dacre, Son & Hartley in 1995 originally as PA to the Chairman. She moved to the Otley office in 2005 where she progressed to her current role as sales negotiator and is a member of the National Association of Estate Agents.Jane has two children and in her spare time enjoys walking her dog Nell, genealogy and history.
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    James Gifford, Sales Negotiator
    James joined Dacres in 2017 as a full time Sales Negotiator. He works at the Otley branch supporting Director Tim Usherwood and Senior Sales Negotiator Jane Milner. James helps to market a wide range of homes for sale at the branch.His previous experience means he brings excellent customer service skills to his role at Dacres and has spent time supporting our North Leeds office as well, meaning he has extensive knowledge of the area.
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    Leah Nanji, Area Lettings Manager
    Leah joined Dacre, Son & Hartley in 2017 as Area Lettings Manager, covering the Otley, Guiseley, Bramhope and North Leeds offices.She is a local North Leeds resident who has built up a wealth of lettings experience, having previously worked for another property agency. Leah provides an energetic and proactive approach to the lettings service and is committed to providing a high level of customer service.
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    Paul Wilson, Area Director
    Paul started his career at Dacre, Son & Hartley in 2001, eventually moving on to manage the offices in North Leeds and Bramhope. After working for a local competitor in Leeds City Centre for 4 years Paul returned to Dacres in 2014. Although based at our Ilkley office as branch manager, he is also the Wharfedale Area Director and oversees operations at the Bramhope, Otley, Guiseley, Burley and North Leeds offices. 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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    Testimonials from Sellers

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      very impressed with the service
      "We have been very impressed with the service that we have received from all the staff in the Otley office of Dacre Son & Hartley, but especially from Jane Milner. This was my late mother-in-law's house that was being sold and as we live over 300 miles away, we were very grateful that Jane went the extra mile to assist us in many ways, such as regularly checking that the unoccupied house was OK and reading the utilities meters just before completion took place. Although the sale was straight forward, there was a hiccup along the way when a problem arose with the gas supply pipe to the house - Jane's calm assistance during this particular period was very much appreciated. We would have no hesitation in using Dacre Son & Hartley again." Jonathan (11th February 2018)

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      made the whole process a positive experience
      "All the agents at this branch of Dacres have acted in a most professional, friendly and helpful way. Buying a house can be stressful but their help, advice and prompt action have eased the strain and made the whole process a positive experience." Jan (30th July 2018)  
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    With our years of experience at the forefront of the Yorkshire property market we are dedicated to make moving house easier to deliver the results you need. We pride ourselves on establishing and understanding our clients' requirements and adapting our sales and marketing plans accordingly. This individual approach is complimented by our incredibly enthusiastic staff - a team who receive regular training and a large number of whom are members of the National Association of Estate Agents. Dacre, Son & Hartley is one of the region's largest firms of Chartered Surveyors and as such are subject to the rules of the RICS.

    Residential sales and lettings are only part of our offering, and those who require specialist commercial, survey, valuation, planning or management advice can turn to our colleagues in the Commercial and Professional departments. Dacre, Son & Hartley undoubtedly offers one of the most comprehensive suites of property services of any firm in the Yorkshire region and is without question one of the County's leading property brands.

    Need more reasons to choose Dacres?
    Our network of 21 offices means we source buyers from across the region.
    All our properties are uploaded to over 20 national web portals including Rightmove,giving effective UK and international coverage.
    Our website is one of the UK's busiest estate agent sites and includes an innovative online marketing tracker for vendors.
    Access over 4,500 registered buyers from across Yorkshire, the UK and beyond.
    We provide excellent customer service including striking For Sale boards and bespoke advertising plans.

    Why choose another agent? Contact your local office today or for a FREE market appraisal.
    Visit www.dacres.co.uk for more information.

    You, or Dacre Son & Hartley may at any time withdraw instructions until terminated by either party by giving the other 14 days notice in writing to this effect.

    Unless commission becomes payable - in the event that a purchaser exchanges contracts but fails to complete the purchase, our commission will become payable out of the deposit monies held by your solicitors within 7 days of the contracted completion date. Or additional expenses are incurred there will be no additional charges.

    If the Seller withdraws instructions after a purchaser has been found who is ready, willing and able to proceed, Dacre, Son & Hartley reserve the right to charge the Seller the commission as if unconditional contracts had been exchanged. In such circumstances the date unconditional contracts shall be deemed to have been exchanged shall be the date the Seller withdraws instructions in writing.

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    The Estate Office 2-4 Bondgate Otley LS21 3AB

    Buying: 01943 678301  Local call rate
    Letting: 01943 678004  Local call rate
    Fax: 01943 850168
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