Dacre, Son & Hartley franchise

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Dacre, Son & Hartley franchise

Dacre, Son & Hartley are Yorkshire’s largest independent estate agent who have been delivering property solutions for over 200 years!

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About Dacre, Son & Hartley

Join our 200-year-old heritage estate agency that has developed an unrivalled reputation in the industry

Established in 1820, Dacre, Son & Hartley have been delivering property solutions across Yorkshire for over two centuries!

What makes us unique?

Our approach is professional, friendly, proactive, and transparent. We have built a reliable and sustainable brand with our expertise, local knowledge, and exceptional quality service. As a result, we have been able to build an industry-leading branch network of 19 offices located across the heart of Yorkshire!

The Dacre, Son & Hartley philosophy is centred around property and people, and 98% of home sellers would recommend us to their friends and family. We are renowned for our respected advice throughout the industry. In 2021 we were awarded a Gold Feefo Trusted Service Award for the second consecutive year.

We are regulated by The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and many of our employees are members of The National Association of Estate Agents.


You have the opportunity to own your own award-winning estate agency franchise using our brand reputation to demonstrate instant credibility to your clients!

This opportunity will offer the ideal candidates a chance to operate in an exclusive territory in the north of England and benefit from multiple revenue streams.

Your potential earnings can be generated through conveyancing, mortgages, referrals and surveys. Depending on where your predetermined territory is located, you may also be able to generate an income through residential lettings too.

You will receive a comprehensive franchise package which will equip you with all the materials, equipment and knowledge you will need to launch a successful Dacre, Son & Hartley business.

Franchise benefits

  • The chance to be a part of a fantastic heritage brand that has had over 200 years of success!
  • Multiple earning streams
  • An exclusive territory to run your franchise in
  • Ongoing product and service innovation
  • A detailed operations manual
  • Work alongside a growing and successful network of franchisees
  • Bespoke induction training course and ongoing training for you and your staff
  • Real time top of the range linked software systems
  • Continuous support from head office and the rest of the franchise network

  • Dedicated marketing and IT support
  • Corporate accounts and referrals
  • And much more!


The franchise fee starts from as little as £20,000 (plus VAT). 100% government-led funding is available for the full cost of our franchise fee!

What is next?

Like the idea of owning your own award-winning estate agency? If you think you would be a perfect fit for the Dacre, Son & Hartley franchise then please click request information, fill in your details and we will get in touch with more information shortly. 

The ideal Dacre, Son & Hartley franchisee

Who are we looking for?

You do not need previous estate agency experience to become a Dacre, Son & Hartley franchisee! As part of your franchise package, you will receive all of the appropriate training to help you launch your own Dacre, Son & Hartley franchise.

We are looking for ambitious and self-motivated individuals with a proactive attitude and a desire to provide genuine, transparent customer service. Our prominent reputation is of high importance to us, because of this, we are searching for like-minded entrepreneurs looking to add value to our 200-year-old brand!

Case studies


“Exceptional service provided by Tom and the team at the Settle office. The communication, advice and patience shown with a very difficult sale of my house was second to none. Would definitely recommend Dacre, Son & Hartley as an agent when it comes to selling a property.”Mr M Dowbiggin

“Helped us buy our forever home swiftly, calmly and with minimum hassle.  Great local knowledge, always responsive, made us feel like valued customers.  IF we ever need to sell, would definitely use DS&H.” – Peter Entwistle

“Excellent service and customer focus. Over and above my expectations, a first class experience start to finish. The Baildon branch is clearly well run and well managed.” – David Brown