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    Your local property experts 
    The Barton-le-Clay office is owned and run by Director Mark Dumbrell, his estate agency experience and knowledge of the local area is extensive, you will receive excellent communication from start to finish whether selling your home or looking to buy..

    Barton-le-Clay is a village and a civil parish located between Bedford and Luton, approximately 35 miles north of London, having been in existence since at least 1066 and is mentioned in the Domesday book.

    Barton-le-Clay offers a wealth of local amenities including restaurants, newsagents, post office, and a supermarket to name but a few. Public services include a GP surgery, library, dental practice, lower and middle schools with a GOOD ofsted rating.

    It's geographical position means that excellent transport links are close by, with Harlington train station (Thameslink line) and the M1 (jct 12)  both within ten miles. The A6 provides direct access through Bedford and onward to Carlisle whilst to the east Hitchin is easily accessible by car.

    Barton-le-Clay is situated at the foot of the Sharpenhoe Clappers, an area of natural outstanding natural beauty offering unrivalled, picturesque views and walks throughout the area.
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Why choose Urban & Rural to sell your home?
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    We will always go the extra mile for you...
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    Established in 1998 Urban & Rural have grown to become the largest independent award winning estate agency brand within the County. Our unique network of branches are made up of individually owned and operated branches who work together to provide a consistently high level of service and marketing. 

    • We are extremely proud of our people, we only recruit the best professional agents who are passionate about property and as each branch is operated by the owner of the business who is committed to developing the business for the long term you will find a refreshing approach by teams building a strong local reputation for the long term, after all we want your recommendation!

      Rest assured, once we agree a sale on your home because we believe that you should have a relationship with the same people throughout the process we do not package your sale off to a central team to progress it through, we handle it personally at branch level where you have already forged a trusting relationship.

    • Traditional Values
      Our integrity, professionalism and experience in the property market ensure that we are well positioned to provide accurate and practical advice. We continually strive to provide an excellent service, personalised to suit your individual requirements.
    • Communication
      We value your business and will keep you fully informed at all stages, from your initial instruction through to completion of the sale you will be dealt with by your local team - Not a central administration team.
    • Instruct one branch - Instruct them all
      We have ten offices across Bedfordshire which are linked in real time sharing our properties and register of buyers. If you choose Urban & Rural you will have the entire team across our County-wide network of branches working on your behalf which will improve the exposure of your property to the wider market and result in achieving the best possible price.
    • Independent

      We are a forward thinking, proactive and a fully independent business. Our reputation goes before us and as the largest Award Winning Independent Agent in Bedfordshire established over 15 years you are assured of our commitment to provide a personal service where our client's interests are paramount. Why not look at our testimonials to see feedback from those who have already sampled the difference.

      We pride ourselves in producing high quality sales brochures incorporating thoughtful photography, floor plans and excellent e-brochures including mapping, streetview and more so that your home is presented at it's best. We advertise over 25 pages every week in  local publications across the County and can tailor a personalised marketing campaign to suit your requirements. We also have an outstanding track record in creating extra publicity for our clients through appropriate editorial and have a huge following on our social media sites.

      The internet is crucial to our business today, we have therefore invested in the latest technology enabling us to provide a fast and efficient service by having the most advanced property website that works well with any device because it has an interchangeable platform. We have an app for our property listings and videoettes about our services and our web based operating system, expertagent links every branch for instant property alerts to buyers across the entire County. Our huge marketing and online investment allows us to maintain a vast database of proceedable buyers. We make sure that we attract the local, national and global audience in a variety of ways. Social Media is fast becoming the new way of networking and marketing which is why we post our new instructions, testimonials and news items on our facebook & twitter pages every day.

      The proof of our success is a loyal client base that returns to us time and time again because they know that they can trust and rely upon us to act in their best interests and negotiate a successful and efficient sale on their behalf.

      Please take a moment to look at our Testimonial page to hear what our clients think of us and our service.

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Buying through Urban and Rural 
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    • Trust, honesty & integrity
      Urban & Rural are an Independent group of companies, established over 15 years and owned by local people.
      We operate professionally with buyers and sellers and operate to a strict code of conduct. It is essential that buyers & sellers like how they are treated as we want you to feel that we have acted to the highest level of service that you would expect.

      We want you to continue dealing with us in the future and that can only be achieved if you feel satisfied with every aspect of how we communicate and assist you to reach your property ambitions.
    • Assistance until moving day & beyond...
      We will continue to communicate with you as your purchase progresses and should you have any queries once you have moved in, simply call us and we will endeavor to help.
      We want your move to be as stress free and enjoyable as possible so that you really can settle in and love living in your new home.
    • We want to stay in touch...
      Why not follow us on facebook and keep up to date with local property news and what is happening at Urban & Rural?
      We are your local agent and really appreciate you doing business with us!
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    • Mortgages

      Urban & Rural are proud to promote the services of More Choice Financial Services.
      We have chosen them for their professional service and advice which stems from a relationship of over 20 years. More Choice Financial services offer Whole Of Market advice and so we feel that they are able to genuinely provide comprehensive advice.


    • Energy Performance Certificates

    • When selling your home in England you are required to obtain an EPC certificate which details the energy efficiency of your home compared to it's potential rating after improvements.
      For more information or to arrange a quote simply contact us on 01582 882440.
    • Conveyancing & legal
      Choosing a competent and professional Solicitor or Conveyancer to handle the legalities of your transaction at a fair price is essential.
      If you are unsure who to choose or would like us to recommend a reliable local company please call us on 01582 882440
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  • Introduction

    Mark Dumbrell Director
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    Mark started his estate agency career over 19 years ago working across Luton and Dunstable where he gained a wealth of knowledge and experience before becoming Director of the Barton branch in 2010. He has gained extensive knowledge of the local area offering an outstanding level of customer service which ensures buyers and sellers come back to us time and time again, Mark has a brilliant, memory of buyers and sellers knowing when they brought their home and meeting their needs and making the journey as stress free as possible. Mark deals with all aspects of overseeing the running of the branch.
    Away from the office Mark enjoys a beer or two and supporting his favourite football team.
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    Stuart Scott  Director 
    Stuart came to work as an estate agent in Mid Bedfordshire in 1997 and has gained a wealth of experience in all aspects of estate agency and property marketing making him an expert in the local property market. Stuart is based at our Flitwick and Biggleswade branches and is also involved in the Barton-le-Clay branch assisting Mark.
    Stuart lives locally he enjoys country pursuits, and can occasionally be found enjoying a tipple or meal in the local pubs and restaurants.
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    Debbie Bulteel Senior Negotiator 
    Debbie assists Mark in the day to day running of the Barton-le-Clay office, she is a focused, pro-active individual and takes ownership of sales progressing from when an offer is accepted to completion. Debbie has a positive outlook on life and a keen interest in property especially when buyers are looking for something individual. 
    Out of work Debbie enjoys trying different Gins! spa days, spending time with her family and her dog Rocky!
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    Philip Shearer Independent Mortgage Adviser
    Phil has been involved in the property industry for 8 years and has a wealth of knowledge from buying and selling through to mortgages. Phil has joined the team as our mortgage expert specialising in all types of mortgages. He takes pride in his completely free advice helping people save money as well as aiding them buy their next home. Phil has a flexible working approach offering office and home appointments
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    Testimonials from Sellers

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      We really appreciate everything you did to help 
      To Mark & Debbie,
      Just a note to say 'thank-you' so much for your help and neverending patience, Terry will miss his daily phone calls! 
      We really appreciate everything you did to help with our move.
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      Thanks all you made a difference
      Efficient, friendly and patient staff. Thanks all you made a difference

    Testimonials from Buyers

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      Thank-you for helping us find the perfect home.
      To Debbie & Mark,
      Thank-you so much for everything!
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      We would certainly recommend U&R Barton
      We wanted to thank you and Debbie for all your hard work and understanding in what seemed like a marathon. We would certainly recommend Urban and Rural Barton Le Clay. 
      Wishing you and Debbie a very Happy Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.
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