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Welcome to Martin S. Lonsdale Estate Agents, Thackley

Welcome to Lonsdale's, we are your one stop quality estate agent, providing a Premier service to clients throughout the Bradford area. Independently owned by Martin Lonsdale  specialising in residential sales. We are a family owned independent estate agency practice, having been established since 1997 in the North Bradford district. We have been around for 25 years and have a solid and good reputation for our work ethic and integrity. We get lots of repeat business and referrals from past clients, of which some are on our testimonial page. We are not going to be the cheapest around as we like to charge a fare rate for our service which brings results. A lot of work is involved in selling a home, and hence with our MD'S can do attitude and office location, we have built on our reputation for being fare with our fees. We were awarded by the Guild of Professional Estate Agents, runner up for the North of England in 2005 to 2006, for our recognised service levels and standards. 

Due to rafts of changing legislation in the Lettings Sector from Government and busy bodies in the Public Sector, who think they have knowledge of how a letting agent works, particularly with reference to forcing all agents from June 2019, to stop charging fees for tenants as a contingency, should they default with their rent payment, and all the paper work that is required to now comply with letting a home. I took the decision to outsource our lettings enquiries to specalists, who have all the knowledge and understanding to cope with the rules and regulations to protect landlords and tenants against the worries and problems that can arise. Please click on the link https://www.lonsdales-estates.co.uk/landlords.html If you are a landlord looking to let a property or a portfolio for the first time, or not satisfied with your existing arrangements. Just complete the brief enquiry form, and you will be contacted by a professional able to help you. 

This has of course now freed up a lot of my time, to devote all my energies to being fully hands on in my business, helping to secure a sale of your property. I am able to spend more time with you on valuations, and chat through your requirements and chances of securing a sale. I am still highly motivated to assist you in selling your home, and do not have the daily hassle of letting problems.

After two years that all of us would not wish to experience ever again in 2020 and 2021, I have taken stock of life like a lot of people, and changed the way in which my business provides a service. I have been working fully hands on from May last year, ably assisted once we were initially unlocked with family help, providing a personal service to my clients. This has the benefit for my clients, of dealing with myself from the commencement of marketing to the point of the sale and completion, unlike lots of other estate agents where you are passed onto a member of staff who may not know your case, or even worse they are in a comfort zone and can't be bothered. It is therefore no coincidence that last year, I managed to get over the line some very trying cases, which in the climate of a manic sales market in 2020/21 proved to be a very busy period. It was rewarded by many thank you's and kind words from satisfied sellers and buyers, plus gifts of gratuities.

Our collection of distinctive looking properties are thoughtfully and comprehensively described with professional photography results by myself, along with a video tour of your property. I have chosen to work with less clients and stock levels, so I can provide the fully committed vendor, with a full hands on sales experience to achieve a sale. In fact one kind vendor informed me, that one of my competitors explained that I was way down on them for instructions, by showing them the chart for BD10, which is against Rightmove's rules naming agents. Guess what, I got the business and sold it within a few days. Therefore, think of my company now providing a hands on boutique service to a select range of clients, where we can work together to achieve a satisfactory result. 

Our social media presence is second to none, your property will receive the very best in marketing and the full exposure it deserves with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Whatsapp, and lots more including other portals to help you sell your property.                                                                                                                                                        

We now also have links with qualified buyers who can provide you with speed and certainty of sale. They will consider property in any condition, with or without tenants. You may get a slightly lower price but if speed and certainty are important this may be right for you.   

Due to an excellent last 2 years of trading in 2020 and 2021 having sold a lot of our newly listed stock, we desperately need semis, terrace properties, detached properties and bungalows in Bradford's postcodes of BD2, BD10, BD18, and LS28, then get in touch for your FREE valuation. We have buyers ready to view and buy.       

Our new back office system is able to match up buyers with your home by simple inputs, thus helping once again to target the right buyers. You will find that we are able to offer attractive fee structures to sell your home, and all this is carefully explained to you before you decide to go ahead.

We list our properties on our own successful website www.lonsdales-estates.co.uk  Zoopla, Rightmove, Boomin and lots more websites, along with active postings on Facebook and Instagram. You will find all our properties listed there.          

The overall message I am conveying here, is that I am here to help with your needs and problems should you have one, whilst we are trying to secure a sale. Very much hands on as a working MD, an unusual occurrence these days, which I am proud of in my office to offer a great personal service. 

To sum up, good old fashioned service without a fuss, done by a person with 47 years working and life's experiences. If you want to do business with the other local agents who constantly try poach my clients trying to pinch my business and livelihood, which in my opinion is a disgrace to the profession and smacks of desperation, then jog on.  

Due to an excellent last 12 months of trading in 2020 having sold a lot of our newly listed stock. We desperately need semis, terrace properties, detached properties and bungalows in the Bradford postcodes of BD2, BD10, BD18, and LS28, then get in touch for your FREE valuation. We have buyers ready to view and buy.   

                                 

To Everyone at Martin Lonsdales, Thank you for all your help with the sale of * Three Nooked Mews, Kind regards Pam R.
BIG THANKS MARTIN for selling our house ** Park Road, Eccleshill. Much appreciated for all your help. Linda & Keith Thompson. 24th May 2021.
Thank you for being so nice! Martin, Julie & Oriel, thank you for all your help, and the best estate agent in Bradford. Big thank you Martina & Peter and Oscar the cat
To Julie and Martin, Thank you for all your help and support for the last 7 years. End of an era, helping me rent out my house and finally a sale (very quickly). Love from Shelley S.
Hi Martin Many thanks for the professional and personnel (covid safe) service you offered during the sale of my house. I was impressed with how smooth it progressed in addition to the digital solutions you offered. 12 weeks from offer to completion in the current climate was exceptional. 26/2/2021 Kind Regards Mark
Dear All, Thank you for handling of our house sale, it was nice not to have to worry about anything as you did everything for us. Best wishes Carolyn and Steve Pratt
To Oriel and rest of Martin Lonsdale Team "Thank You" from Mr & Mrs Kayani, 13 Derwent Road, Bradford.
I just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for your help and support during the sale of our house. It has been highly appreciated and we couldn't have done this and get here (finally!) without your help. Although stressful, you have made this whole process easier for us. Can't thank you enough honestly. Thank you again James & Laura M. 21st June 2021.
To Martin, Oriel and staff. Thank you for being so patient with our sale at Brackendale. Love Karen and Mark J******.
Property: Derby Road, BD3 - All round first class service, overall experience excellent. Would you recommend our auction service to others? Definately. Well done and keep up the good work. Mrs A Metcalfe
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