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About Us
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    HARDISTY AND CO is one of the area's leading independent estate agents covering the North/North West of Leeds, Bradford, the Wharfe Valley and Aireborough. The Horsforth, Guiseley and Otley Offices are family owned and run by the three proprietors and brothers Andrew, Ian and Peter Hardisty and they offer a wide variation of properties in some of the most impressive and affluent suburbs of both Leeds and Bradford. HARDISTY AND CO pride themselves on providing a most comprehensive and professional service and follow a strict work ethic to ensure that they are pro-active and forward thinking to guarantee optimum exposure to the market for all of their clients. Andrew Hardisty, Director and Senior Valuer at the Horsforth Office said "we offer an extremely broad spectrum of properties from one end of the pricing scale to the other ensuring that we cater for the needs of every type of house seller and buyer. We are continually working hard to provide an extremely personal and tailored service to each individual to be sure that each property remains current and in line with the current market conditions and achieves an optimum level of interest".
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    The company believes in the importance of industry qualification and strive for all of their staff to achieve this in their specialist areas. We realise as a business that it is of paramount importance to remain ahead of the game and feel it is essential that there is continual education and training for our staff in this ever changing and challenging industry".

    Andrew Hardisty, Director said "we are so proud that we have such a highly motivated team of extremely professional and knowledgeable property professionals throughout our three local offices that are committed to providing all of our clients with a top level service, second to none. We are confident that HARDISTY AND CO should be the client's first choice".

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Thinking of Selling?
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    At HARDISTY AND CO we pride ourselves on the unparalleled level of service that we offer to our clients. We operate an all-inclusive estate agency and marketing package with a NO SALE - NO CHARGE guarantee, which means we only get paid for results. Our fees are very competitive and include; ·
    • Quality A3 Property Brochures which include Floor plans - essential to allow potential purchasers to visualise your property before and after viewing. Floor plans also allow purchasers to realise the versatility of houses allowing them to plan alterations to suit their own needs. Photography - both internal and external using a professional digital camera allowing us to choose the photos which make your home look its very best ·
    • Internet Advertising - this includes our own website and also some of the leading internet property sites in the re-sale marketing sector ·
    • Press Advertising - Unlimited advertising* in the Wharfe Valley Times. We also offer advertising* in the Yorkshire Evening Post Property Today. ·
    • Mailing List - A complete and intense computerised search through our extensive mailing list to match the property to our client's requirements. This is done via text messaging, e-mail and post. ·
    • Accompanied Viewing Service - This service is unlimited; many potential homebuyers want to view properties after work and at weekends. We take a very flexible approach to this and will accommodate potential buyers at most times. This service is available seven days a week. ·
    • Open to view sessions are often a very effective way of getting clients into your home without them having to make an 'official' appointment. ·
    • Window and Office Displays - With a superb setting, main road position and a prominent LCD screen circulating your property at regular intervals through the course of the day and into the evening. The branch office attracts a lot of interest. ·
    • Eye catching For Sale signs - promote your property 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. ·
    • We are open 7 days a week - Sundays are one of the busiest days. We also open on Bank Holidays. ·
    • Friendly & Professional Service - With a wealth of experience, local knowledge and a dedicated team who are committed to finding you the right purchaser at the right price and in the time period you require. We will also endeavor to make sure your sale progresses smoothly right through to completion. ·
    • Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) - It is a legal requirement for all properties to have an EPC. We are able to organise and carry this out for you. Fees will be agreed for any such EPC prior to order/booking.
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    Looking for a property to buy?
    At HARDISTY AND CO, we provide a very personal service, to ease you through the sales process from start to finish. Our offices are open seven days a week and we offer accompanied viewings seven days and evenings plus a late night opening on Wednesdays, at the Horsforth Office, with full time experienced negotiators on hand. Our dedicated sales team is readily available to help you. We are members of the UK's residential sales industry regulatory bodies; The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) and The Property Ombudsman; so you know that you are in the hands of a trusted residential sales agent.
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    At HARDISTY AND CO we pride ourselves on the unparalleled level of service that we offer to our clients. We are specialists in the lettings field, having established our Lettings Department in 1994 and growing to become the leading force in the area. Our reputation is built on word of mouth and customer satisfaction. We operate an all-inclusive Lettings package with a NO LET - NO FEE guarantee, which means we only get paid for results. Our fees for management are very competitive and include;
    • Free Valuations and Pre Letting Advice - No Obligation
    • All newspaper advertising (we provide the most extensive press coverage of the region, both in local newspaper presence through to appropriate advertising further afield where necessary).
    • Comprehensive Internet Advertising, not only on our own website but also on all the main property portals
    • Quality full colour A3 and A4 brochures with floor plan and extensive photography - this is rarely done by other lettings agents but we find it gets viewings from potential tenants that would not have looked at the property from the brief 'lettings list' description provided by many agents.
    • Open 7 days a week - Accompanied viewings available 7 days a week
    • Full Management Service, ensuring all compliance matters are taken care of, accompanied viewings, thorough referencing of potential tenants, provision of Inventory, rent collection, rapid payout of rent to landlords, efficient maintenance arrangements when any problem occurs (either through our own reputable contractors or through your own if you prefer), registering of tenant's bond / deposit with the Tenancy Deposit Scheme (a legal requirement), and absolutely all other aspects of the management that takes any stress away from the landlord
    • Thorough and efficient communication with both Landlord and Tenant throughout
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    New Homes
    We offer an excellent selection of new homes throughout the area. Working closely with a range of developers and builders we are able to maintain the most up-to-date information regarding new build properties to the market. In many instances we are able to offer prospective purchasers the opportunity to purchase off plan and personally influence many final fixtures and finishes. We also offer comprehensive land and new home appraisals and feasibility studies.
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    Land & Development
    Land and development propositions are becoming ever more popular throughout the market, providing excellent investment opportunities. We are able to offer comprehensive valuation and budgeting advice to any potential land owners, developers and clients with renovation/development opportunities. Re-visit this page frequently to keep up-to-date with this fast moving and exciting area of the market.
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Meet Our Otley Team
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    Our Otley branch is based in the centre of Otley in the busy Market Place. We have an energetic, vibrant and enthusiastic team of property professionals based at our Otley office, providing a first class friendly service to all of our clients. Our staff have an extensive knowledge of the property market and the local area and are dedicated to the business.
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    Andrew Hardisty BSc (Hons) MNAEA Director /Valuer
    Andrew was educated in Easingwold, Bishop Burton College and then Newcastle University where he graduated with honors in Agriculture and Estate management. Whilst at University, being a young entrepreneur, he purchased two properties to rent out in the Leeds area and that's where his love of property began.After graduating Andrew initially began his career in farming and whilst that is also one of his life's passions the passion for property took over and he decided to diversify into Estate Agency in 2002. Andrew took over the license to trade as Waite & Co Horsforth and since then acquired both the Guiseley and Otley Offices and joined forces with his two brothers Ian and Peter. The business re-branded to HARDISTY AND CO in 2015. Andrew now resides in Rawdon with his wife and four young children and is heavily involved in the local community.
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    Ornella Davies - Area Manager
    Ornella has lived and worked in the area for the past forty years and has worked in the housing industry ever since leaving school at fourteen. Her first job was working at Marshall and Gray Builders Merchants selling everything one would need for building and maintaining houses and she enjoyed this job for seven years. She then embarked on working for Ellmore Builders where, for ten years, she priced up building properties and then went on to work for Faithful and Gould Quantity Surveyors for a further eight years.She then became a very well known face in Yeadon where she worked for a corporate company for sixteen years. Her wide knowledge and expertise made her the top Estate Agent for quite a number of years achieving the best possible price for her customers. Through trust and hard work, Ornella has so many customers that continue to use her. It is with great pleasure that we at HARDISTY AND CO welcome her on board.
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    James Idle - Manager Valuer
    James Idle holds the position of Manager Valuer at the Otley branch. Before developing his career into the property sector James' previous experiences varied from catering and hospitality to the medical care sector giving him excellent experience with the general public and afforded him superb people skills and customer service. James is a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual with incredible drive to succeed in the property sector and he is a superb communicator and negotiator. James is very much a family man living locally and he is keen to deliver a service second to none to his clients. James, after working for a large corporate company has joined our family run business in order to be able to echo his strong work ethic and commitment which reflect his and our family values. James also loves valuing properties and meeting the general public; he prides himself on providing a first class service and strives to achieve the best possible price for his clients. James aims to further develop and expand the Otley branch and to develop the business in all the surrounding areas. James enjoys hobbies outside of work which include fitness, weight training and spending time with his wife and children.
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    Abigail Fox MNAEA - Senior Negotiator
    Abigail was born and raised in Horsforth and attended Horsforth High School where she completed her GCSE and A Level Exams. She left school and entered the hospitality and catering industry in Yeadon from 2010 to 2015, where she was able to build her customer service skills. Abigail has always had an interest in the property industry and in 2015 joined a small independent North West Leeds estate agents to purse her interest and turn it into a career. Abigail wanted to advance her career and joined HARDISTY AND CO in 2016, she has now achieved her MNAEA.
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    George Smith - Trainee Sales Negotiator
    George grew up in Baildon and attended Guiseley high school where he completed his GCSE's. George wanted to broaden his education experience and left school and attended Leeds City College where is trained to be a fitness instructor. Whilst at college he wanted to experience work and started as a part time bartender and waiter at pub restaurant. Whilst at college George secured an apprenticeship at a fitness gym where he learned excellent customer service skills and found a real passion for working with the general public. George also has a passion for property coming from a family of building and renovation back ground and felt that on completion of his first apprenticeship he had some really strong transferable skills and continued his journey pursuing a career in estate agency. George currently holds the position of Trainee Sales Negotiator at the Otley branch and still enjoys fitness and attending Leeds United football matches.
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    Paul Lawson DEA, Photographer, APIP
    Paul was born and raised in Adel, Leeds and was educated at Ralph Thoresby High School where he completed his GCSE's and A levels. Paul left school in 1998 when he began his early career in property working for a small independent estate agent. After he had gained some initial experience he left to join his father in their family business managing a small portfolio of investment properties and carrying out various duties as a surveyor's assistant drawing floorplans and completing general administration. In 2002 Paul began incorporating into his role joinery, bathroom and kitchen fitting and general property maintenance which gave him a great platform for his role today. In 2007 he qualified as a DEA and worked successfully for himself until 2012 when he joined the team at Waite & Co Horsforth. Paul achieved his APIP (Association of Professional Inventory Providers) qualification in 2014. Paul is a valued member of both the residential sales and property management teams at HARDISTY AND CO carrying out EPC's, photography and other associated business for the sales and lettings division.
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    Ashley Kay DEA & Photographer
    Ashley has lived in Horsforth and Rawdon for most of his life and attended Horsforth High School where he completed his GCSE examinations. Whilst Ashley was studying at high school he completed his work experience at Waite & Co and that is where his love of property began. He went on to take a part time job with the company as an office junior and administration assistant whilst attending Park Lane College where he completed his BTEC level 3 in business studies. Ashley commenced working for the company, full time in 2013 and has since qualified as a Domestic Energy Assessor in 2014. Ashley is an accomplished photographer and forms a valued part of the DEA, Photographic and administrational team at HARDISTY AND CO based at the Horsforth Office.
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    Mark James CeMAP - Mortgage Adviser
    Mark moved north from Rugby in 2000 to attend Trinity University in Horsforth to complete a degree to be a primary school teacher. During this time Mark undertook a job in Leeds city centre as a chef to help finance his living whilst studying. When Mark graduated he decided against a career in teaching and felt a shift into the banking sector was a far more exciting prospect for him. Mark soon secured a position in one of the large banking institutions and during his seven years working there took the initiative to undertake his CeMAP qualifications, independently, in order to develop and progress his career to advising. Soon after passing his exams Mark worked for two corporate estate agents as a mortgage advisor. Mark now resides in North Leeds with his dog Loki and joined Hardisty Financial in December 2017 and is a dedicated, friendly and professional mortgage and protection advisor who goes above and beyond to see and meet his client's needs. Mark is an avid Coventry City supporter and loves to go watch the matches, enjoys walking his dog and reading.
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    Nathan Topley Mortgage & Protection Specialist
    Nathan was born and grew up in Bradford and back in the year 2000 attended Bradford college in order to complete advanced qualifications in Computing. Whilst completing his studies Nathan began working temporarily for Santander in the evenings to help pay his way through college life and that is where his love of finance began. After completing his computing course Nathan continued working for Santander for a further six years before moving on to pastures new at Accord Mortgages where he then spent the next twelve years learning everything there is to know about mortgages. Nathan decided to go it alone as a mortgage adviser in 2017 and joined William H Brown where he grew from strength to strength in product knowledge and experience. In August 2018 Nathan joined our excellent team of highly professional and personable mortgage and protection specialists. Nathan is a dedicated family man with two small children and, dare we say, is an avid Man United fan! He also enjoys playing football and socialising whenever he can fit it into his busy schedule!!
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    Tracey Hardisty MNAEA - BDM
    Tracey has been working in the estate agency industry since 1986 and has a wealth of knowledge and experience. Tracey began her career in the Bramley area of Leeds working for a small independent estate agent. Throughout her career she has experienced the corporate and independent worlds of estate agency and quickly decided that the work ethic and personal service offered by the independent estate agent determined a definite pathway which she wanted her career to take. Tracey moved to work in the Horsforth area of Leeds in 1989 and this is where she has settled and remained. Tracey is highly regarded and respected within the profession and has a wealth of valued and loyal clients. She now holds the position of area manager overseeing the Horsforth residential sales and lettings divisions and the Guiseley and Otley offices. Tracey has an extremely strong work ethic, focused on family values and ensures that her loyal, committed and motivated teams are on top of their game and provide a first class service to all of our clients.
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      We pride ourselves on a friendly yet professional and comprehensive customer service and provide commitment and dedication to all of our clients which we believe is second to none. See what our clients think so far.....

    Testimonials from Sellers

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      You did a Good Job selling our House
      To Everyone at Otley, especially all the ladies in the office! Thank you for selling our house, you did a good job. Best wishes, Jeff and Ailing
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      You have all been EXCELLENT!!!
      All at the Otley office, Thank you so much for all of your time, effort and patience! You have all been EXCELLENT!!! We will certainly recommend you Julie & Keith
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      Thank you so much for all your help and support
      To  Lauren, Thank you so much for all your help and support with my recent house move. Kind regards Alison (Leeds Road) XXX
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      I was very impressed with the speed of the sale
      Thanks Meghan and Keely for dealing with the sale of Cambridge Grove, I was very impressed with the smoothness and speed of the sale, and just wanted to call you to let you know how grateful I am.
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      To all the lovely ladies at Hardisty Otley
      To all the lovely ladies at Hardisty Otley, Big thank you for all your help and assistance. Bob & Leah
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      Abigail & Nicola, thanks for keeping me calm!
      To Abigail & Nicola, Many thanks for all your hard work and for keeping me calm during the 'move'!! Best Wishes Fiona & Rob xx
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      Thanks for your warmth, efficiency & patience
      To Abigail, Thank you for your warmth, efficiency & patience....! From Glen :-) 
      And to the HARDISTY team - we got there! Thanks.
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      Thank you for being the most supportive person 
      Abigail, Thank you for being the most supportive person during my recent flat sale. At times you were the only person I could get a response from! HARDISTY'S should pay you double! Enjoy a glass of fizz, Best wishes Helen Baxter x
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      Abigail, Thank you so much for your help
      To Abigail, Thank you so much for your help with the sale of Little Lane. We got there in the end! Kind regards Wendy x
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      Thanks for your friendly and efficient service
      To all the team at Hardisty's, Thank you so much for your friendly and efficient service. Much appreciated. Anne & Jim, Thank you x
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      Abigail you really helped my sister
      To all the staff at Hardisty's, especially Abigail. Thank you for all the hard work you put into selling my parents' house. Abigail you really helped my sister through the process and I'm grateful for that. Best wishes Helen
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      Abigail, we're very happy with the outcome
      Good morning Abigail, Moved German style i.e. with a wheelbarrow ;-) yesterday. All went well, got out the house in time. Thank you very much for your hard work; we're very happy with the outcome. On a very bright note; Richard, told us yesterday that if it had not been for your hard work (he cannot fault you) he would have pulled out of the deal. Many thanks again "L"
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      Thanks so much for all your hard work and help
      To Abi and everyone at Hardisty Otley, Thanks so much for all your hard work and help in selling our home. It hasn't been easy but we have appreciated your support! Love Mel & Josh x
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      Standard and quality of your work has been amazing
      To Janice and Abigail, We would like to say a very big thank you for all your help over the past few weeks. The high standard and quality of your work has been amazing. What a refreshing change!! Visiting your office and given such a welcome was always like seeing good friends. Sincerely Lesley & Clive
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      Abigail, Thank you so much for all of your help 
      To Abigail and all of your colleagues at Hardisty. Thank you so much for all of your help with the sale of  my house - we got there eventually! Thanks again, Joanne
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       George's negotiation skills  were fantastic
      Hello James, I just wanted to drop a note to say what a fantastic job George has done on our house. From start to finish he has been very professional and his negotiation skills with the buyer of our house were fantastic - it has been pivotal in the buying of our new house so really do appreciate it. We of course appreciate the effort both you and Abigail have put in too! -- Many thanks, Ed
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      Thank you for all your help with the sale
      To Abigail, James and George, Just a note to say thank you for all your help with the sale of our house. Best wishes David and Rachel
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      Thank you for keeping me sane!
      Abigail, George and James, You've been great. Thank you for keeping me sane! Helen

    Testimonials from Buyers

    • Buyer Testimonial

      "You've all been so wonderful!"
      To Lauren & The Team, We just wanted to say thank you for all your help, you've all been so wonderful to us and we are so very grateful for everything you've done for us. Thanks again! Jen & Jon
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      Very professional yet very personable
      Andy, Just wanted to pass on a huge thanks to you and your staff both from lettings (Lesley & Sarah) and sales (Keely and the team at Otley) the last 6 - 12 months on both fronts. The teams have been great, very professional yet very personable. It has once again been great to work with Waite's as it has for the last 13 years. Thanks again Leigh
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      Keely and Meghan have been amazing
      Keely and Meghan have been amazing, so helpful and good to us, not like our estate agents, you honestly have been great.'
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      I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you all!
      To Keely, Meghan and all the team, Just wanted to say a big "Thank You" for all your help over the past few weeks. You managed to make the situation bearable for myself and Matthew and have provided us with lots of advice and guidance. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend you all! Thanks again! Ruth and family xxx
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      Customer satisfaction - something to be proud of
      Nicola, I can't thank you enough for the time you have given me when we were over in Otley your customer satisfaction is something to be proud of and I look forward to seeing more houses again through yourselves. Many thanks Chris
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      We couldn't have done it without you
      To Abigail & Janice, Can't thank you enough! Your help has been much appreciated and we couldn't have done it without you, Hugh, Penny, Bella & The Dog
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      Thank you very much for all your kind help
      Dear Abigail, Thank you very much for all your kind help with our purchase of a new home. With best wishes, Veronica and Richard
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