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2020 Christmas Present Appeal - Thank You!

19/12/20

This years Christmas present appeal has been a great success thanks to all who donated generous amounts of gifts!

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Deal Maker of the Year 2020!

16/12/20

Another fantastic achievement within the company, this time from our incredible Commercial Manager, Sarah Morton. Despite the challenges of the las...

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We’ve Gone and Done it Again!

06/12/20

Dafydd Hardy wins triple gold for a fifth year running at the AllAgents 2020 awards!

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Support Children in Care this Christmas

02/12/20

We are collecting new toys for children up to the age of 16 and donating them to Gwynedd Social Care and if you would like to help by donating a ne...

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Shop Local North Wales

19/11/20

If you’re a business owner or know someone that owns a business, chances are you’ve been negatively affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The economic...

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Not 1, not 2, not 3 but 4 awards thanks to customer reviews!

17/11/19

We’re extremely delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded the All Agents; Best Lettings Agent in Wales, Best Sales Agent in Wales and Best Over...

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Landlord Forum - Renting Homes (Wales) Bill

08/08/19

We'll be holding another one of our regular Landlord Forums on Wednesday 28th August in Bangor at 6pm.

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Dafydd Hardy acquires Smith & Wypler Estate Agents in Lla...

25/02/19

Dafydd Hardy acquires Smith & Wypler Estate Agents in Llandudno

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Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents Raise £1,500 for St David's Ho...

18/01/19

In a fantastic effort from our Holyhead team and Land & New Homes Manager Penny we have raised a massive £1500 for St David’s Hospice, now merged w...

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INSIDE Cedar Court

15/01/19

Cedar Court is a new luxury development of exclusive apartments, located in the desirable location of Victoria Park, Colwyn Bay. Built with both co...

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Preparing Your Home for Photographs

10/01/19

We are serious about helping you with buying, selling, and letting your property out. If you are serious about getting your property on the market ...

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North Wales Houses UNDER £70k

09/01/19

This article looks at the properties we have at the moment for £70,000 or under. The perfect opportunity for First-Time-Buyers to get a foot on the...

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The Procedure for First Time Buyers

08/01/19

What is the process for a first-time-buy? Read this article to find out what to expect when you start trying to get onto the property ladder.

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What's on in... Menai Bridge?

08/01/19

Find your dream property in Menai Bridge today. Check out our current Menai Bridge listings.

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Your Guide to Renting a Property.

04/01/19

This guide will help with explaining the procedure of renting a property.

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2018... What a Year!

28/12/18

As 2018 draws to a close, it is a great chance to reflect on the year that's been - 2018 has been a changeable year!

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Tenovus LoveLight Christmas Concert Raises £4847

13/12/18

Dafydd Hardy were proud sponsors of this year's Lovelight Christmas Concert in aid of Tenovus Cancer Care.

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Staff at Dafydd Hardy Have Raised £1,500 for Hospice at Home

11/12/18

Staff members at Dafydd Hardy’s Holyhead branch have raised a fantastic £1,500 for Hospice at Home. The palliative care charity, which recentl...

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The #TimIrfon Christmas Concert

11/12/18

The inaugural ‘Team Irfon’ Christmas Concert was held last Friday, 7th December, 2018 at Bangor Cathedral. It was a sold out event, with no empty s...

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Preparing your home for winter

02/12/18

Winter is on its way, and that can spell trouble for homes. From burst pipes to leaky roofs, all sorts of things can go wrong at home over the wint...

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Christmas & New Year Opening Hours - 2018

01/12/18

Christmas Opening hours 2018

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Meet Alana, Our Llangefni Office Manager

28/11/18

Alana Jones, who has worked for Dafydd Hardy for 8 years, is a seasoned property expert and a keen negotiator. From her early beginnings within the...

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A Day of Mulled Wine, Mince Pies, Music and Memories

22/11/18

Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents' Holyhead Office are looking forward to welcoming you all to a day of festive cheer, mulled wine, and the chance to win ...

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Third Year of AllAgents Victory for Dafydd Hardy!

22/11/18

We are thrilled to continue our success by retaining our crown as ‘Best Letting Agent in Wales’, ‘Best Sales Agent in Wales’, and ‘Best Overall Age...

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Dafydd Hardy Opens Abersoch Office

01/08/18

We are excited to announce the opening of our new seasonal office in Abersoch.

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WE NOW COVER CONWY!

01/08/18

Our new office in Llandudno is now open, looking to serve the needs of all those who are looking to buy, sell and let in the Conwy Borough!

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Dafydd Hardy wins Gwynedd Business Person of the Year 2018

25/05/18

This week saw the start of Gwynedd Business Week which kicked off with a great speech from Iwan Trefor Jones, Corporate Director at Gwynedd County ...

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Wales to introduce Land Transaction Tax

14/02/18

Scotland already has the Land and Buildings Transaction Tax instead of stamp duty - now Wales is following suit, with a Land Transaction Tax coming...

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Ten top tips for a smoother move

13/12/17

Moving house doesn't have to be a hassle; if you start to get things in order a few weeks before moving day, it'll go much more smoothly. Not sure ...

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Proud to be sponsoring the Tenovus Cancer Care Christmas ...

02/12/17

We're proud to be sponsoring the Tenovus Cancer Care, Lovelight Christmas Concert at Bangor Cathedral on Thursday 8th December at 7:30pm.

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Spotlight on... the south coast of Anglesey

02/09/17

Anglesey's southern coast is the perfect place to own a property. Its beautiful coastline offers plenty of opportunities for fun activities on the ...

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Spotlight on... Bangor

02/08/17

The social, commercial and shopping capital of North West Wales, Bangor is an ancient city with a thoroughly modern outlook.

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Launching Our New App - What can it do for you?

02/07/17

The Dafydd Hardy App has been built to provide customers with accurate data based on location, information relevant to them such as a summary of th...

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Our Waterside Properties are at the 2017 London Boat Show

02/07/17

We promote your waterside home at all the best places!

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Can your estate agent offer you all this?

02/07/17

While at a glance many agents seem to offer a similar service for a similar price, when you look closer some are definitely offering more for your ...

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Dafydd Hardy wins TRIPLE gold for the second year running!

20/06/17

We’ve been crowned the Best Sales Agent in Wales, Best Lettings Agent in Wales and Best Overall Agent in Wales for the second year running; voted f...

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Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2017 supported by Dafydd Hardy

20/06/17

Fel cwmni sy’n hyrwyddo ac yn dathlu iaith, diwylliant, busnesau, lleoedd a phobl Cymru – mae’r Eisteddfod yn agos at galon Dafydd Hardy. Mae’r wyl...

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Spotlight on... Trearddur Bay

02/06/17

A little to the south of Holyhead on the Isle of Anglesey is one of the island's absolute gems: Trearddur Bay. Words can't really do justice to ...

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The sad loss of Irfon Williams

31/05/17

A personal friend, known by many within the company and friend of the business has sadly passed away today. Irfon Williams has fought tirelessly w...

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Dafydd Hardy help & run the Hospice at Home colour mudder...

08/05/17

Dafydd Hardy staff got wet and colourful this weekend, helping out and taking part in this year's Hospice at Home Colour Mudder.

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Spotlight on... Criccieth

02/05/17

The attractive and peaceful seaside resort of Criccieth is steeped in history. In medieval times it was a stronghold of the Princes of Gwynedd, bef...

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Catch Dafydd Hardy on Homes Under the Hammer

02/05/17

Once again Dafydd Hardy, Director of Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents, has been invited to appear on Homes under the Hammer, one of TV’s most popular pro...

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Spotlight on... Porthmadog

02/04/17

This attractive little town has a little bit of everything: great places to eat and drink, beautiful scenery, a diverse selection of shops (everyth...

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Why you should consider having a survey……

12/03/17

When buying a property, every penny counts and there is often the temptation to economise and rely on a mortgage valuation report instead of commis...

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Spotlight on... the east coast of Anglesey

02/03/17

Anglesey's east coast offers a beautiful wildlife-rich coastline, plenty of opportunities for water sports, a rich history and a friendly, welcomin...

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Spotlight on... Y Felinheli

02/02/17

The coastal village of Y Felinheli, between Caernarfon and Bangor on the northern Gwynedd coast, is a sought-after location for those seeking a hom...

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Tenovus LoveLight Christmas Concert 2016

22/12/16

Great evening last night at the Lovelight Christmas Concert in the Bangor Cathedral for Tenovus Cancer Care.

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What is an EPC, and why do I need one?

02/12/16

If you're selling or letting a property in the UK, you need to have an Energy Performance certificate (EPC), which should be available to anyone in...

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The benefits of buying and selling property at auction

02/11/16

Could you find the property of your dreams - or make a quick and lucrative sale - at a Dafydd Hardy property auction?

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Our Patrick named 2016 RICS Infrastructure Photographer r...

02/11/16

Patrick Higgins, one of the professional photographers at Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents, has been announced as the runner-up in the 2016 RICS Infrastr...

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Landlord event driven by buy-to-let demand

02/10/16

A NEW event aimed at new and existing landlords to be held in Bangor later this year is being driven by demand, organisers say.

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What is an inventory, and why do I need one?

02/10/16

If you're thinking of investing in buy to let property for the first time, one of the most important and valuable things you can do before you sign...

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Rent Smart Wales Qualified Staff

02/10/16

All Dafydd Hardy staff who deal with Lettings have attended the Rent Smart Wales course and are ready to help you with any enquieries - here's some...

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Five quick and easy 'hacks' to brighten any garden

02/09/16

Whether you're looking for an outlet for your own creative skills or want a fun way to keep your little darlings entertained during the school holi...

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Most of us spend pennies there, but for one person, they ...

21/08/16

Former public toilet turned into an amazing home!

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Dafydd Hardy Waterside Properties at the Southampton Boat...

13/08/16

We promote your waterside homes to those who like being on the water!

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Win a football signed by the wales team!

06/08/16

Buy your raffle ticket at our Bangor or Caernarfon offices

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Five great gardens - with great homes attached!

12/07/16

If you're a keen gardener, sometimes when you're buying a new property the garden is almost more important than the house! We've hand-picked five p...

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Bangor Music Festival 2016

02/07/16

Bangor Music Festival Window Compeition

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Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents win silver Lettings Agency of ...

02/07/16

Dafydd Hardy have been awarded silver Lettings Agency, Wales, at the Lettings Agency of the Year Awards 2016 in association with the Sunday Times a...

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We win Gold, Silver and Bronze in the All Agents 2016 Peo...

02/07/16

AllAllgents.co.uk is the UK’s largest customer review website for the property industry. With over 163,500 reviews, it’s allows you to get a true p...

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Triple GOLD winners at the AllAgents 2016 Awards

02/07/16

This week we were announced as TRIPLE gold award winners in the All Agents 2016 Awards. Coming top as the Best Overall Agent in Wales, Best Sales ...

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Dafydd Hardy's initial reaction to EU vote

23/06/16

"Interesting times ahead, and how this will affect Welsh property. Time will tell, but there will clearly be uncertainty in the property market. ...

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Spotlight on... Luke Pollitt

02/06/16

Football coach, player, marathon runner and property hot-shot – meet Luke Pollitt! Luke Pollitt is known to most as the Branch Manager of our Ba...

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Five tricks to help you transform your garden into an out...

02/05/16

Even tiny gardens can be transformed into beautiful 'outdoor rooms' that are a pleasure to relax in day and night. And if you have a large garden, ...

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Praise for local company’s promotion of Welsh Language

02/04/16

A local company has used a community facility in Y Felinheli in order to develop the Welsh language for its staff and to extend the level of servi...

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#SpringCleanCymru on Rhosneigr Beach with Keep Wales Tidy

05/03/16

This St Davids Day saw our Holyhead office hit Rhosneigr’s beaches in support of Keep Wales Tidy and their new #SpringCleanCymru campaign. Dafydd H...

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Spotlight on... the Caernarfon area

02/03/16

If you're planning a move to North West Wales, the Caernarfon area is difficult to beat as a fantastic place to live or to have your second home.

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Presentation is key……Selling Advice

02/02/16

Recent press articles have again been stressing the importance of preparing your home for sale, particularly in the difficult market conditions we ...

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There wasn't much traffic on the roads but the internet w...

27/12/15

Dafydd Hardy’s web traffic between Boxing Day and the new year increased by a massive 180% compared to the days running up to Christmas. It seems t...

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A look back at 2015

22/12/15

We're almost at the end of the year - and what a year it's been!

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Congratulations Colin James-Davies

22/09/15

Colin at our Menai Bridge office passes his NAEA Technical Award in Residential Sales! We aim to be your local property experts, and fully inv...

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We promote your waterside homes to those who like being o...

15/09/15

Dafydd Hardy Waterside Properties at the Southampton Boat Show

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Supporting Awyr Las - Dafydd Hardy’s ‘Onesie’ Mile Challenge

02/09/15

Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents has announced that it will be sponsoring this year’s Awyr Las charity 1 mile family fun run, taking place alongside a 5k...

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Howzat! Dafydd Hardy helps raise over £5,000 in charity a...

02/08/15

Over £5,000 of the total raised came from the sports memorabilia auction, with Dafydd acting as auctioneer for the evening. Items auctioned include...

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Dafydd Hardy will be raising money for local children's c...

11/07/15

At the end of May, our director Dafydd Hardy will be raising money for local children's charity Gafael Llaw - by being thrown into Conwy Marina dur...

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You can now find us in Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli

02/07/15

Today we're opening a new display office at Partnership Yacht Brokers, in Dinorwic Marina, Y Felinheli.

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New legislation will mean unregistered landlords can be f...

02/07/15

A new Bill to regulate the private rental sector has recently been introduced by the Welsh Assembly Government. If you are a landlord - and it does...

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We brave the waves in aid of Hospice at Home

02/06/15

The Great Strait Raft Run attracted crowds of people to both Y Felinheli and Menai Bridge this bank holiday Sunday.

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DAFYDD HARDY OPENING RAISES £3000 TOWARDS TEAM IRFON FUND

06/03/15

Local campaigner and fundraiser, Irfon Williams, officially opened the new Dafydd Hardy office on Bangor High Street on Friday (6 March).

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Rising house prices risk corner-cutting on surveys

02/03/15

As property prices continue to rise there is a greater risk that buyers will cut corners when it comes to surveys, warns Dafydd Hardy Estate Agents...

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Dafydd Hardy - your first choice for buying, selling and ...

02/03/15

If you're buying, selling or letting a coastal, lakeside or riverside property in North West Wales, Dafydd Hardy should be the first estate agent o...

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Dafydd Hardy in a new S4C documentary

03/02/15

Eisiau gwybod beth sy’n mynd ymlaen tu ol I’r llenni yn Dafydd Hardy? Ever wondered what goes on at Dafydd Hardy?

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Dafydd Hardy is re-affirmed as Gwynedd & Anglesey’s local...

15/11/14

Local independent estate agent, Dafydd Hardy from Gwynedd & Anglesey has been re-affirmed as their area’s Local Expert by Relocation Agent Network.

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Meet Dafydd Hardy's sales negotiators

02/11/14

We've all heard the jokes about estate agents, but have you ever considered what it's really like to be a sales negotiator for a property business ...

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Latest News - Should you buy and sell at auction?

02/09/14

Auctions are an increasingly popular way to buy and sell property. But are they for you, and what do you need to know to get the most from them?

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Meet the Photographers

11/07/14

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But when it comes to selling your property, a good photo can be worth many thousands of pounds. T...

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Landlords: We Need You! Don’t lose out – Let it out!

02/07/14

Dafydd Hardy Lettings & Property Management have recently seen a rise in the number of potential tenants but a fall in the number of available rent...

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A new RICS surveyor joins our expanding team!

20/06/14

Guy Thomas MRICS has passed his final exam and is now a fully qualified RICS chartered surveyor.  He joins our Surveys & Professional Services team...

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Dafydd Hardy holds raffle in aid of Children In Need

02/06/14

Friday 15th November sees individuals and businesses all over the UK doing their bit to help the BBC's annual Children In Need event, which aims to...

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Why just move when you can relocate with your Local Expert?

02/05/14

Relocation Agent Network is the new name for the national network of independent estate agents, formerly known as Home Sale Network. The new name r...

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Friends of the Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path

02/03/14

The Isle of Anglesey Coastal Path is now part of the larger Wales Coast Path. The Friends are a group of diverse individuals who came together mor...

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Spring cleaning?

02/03/14

In the days when a 'spring clean' meant cleaning away sooty residues after having the fire burning throughout the winter, housewives usually didn't...

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Local chippy rescue delights Valley residents

10/01/14

Residents of Valley, Anglesey have expressed their delight that their local chip shop has been saved and is due to reopen soon, creating jobs for l...

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A New Year’s resolution that may add value to your property

29/12/13

With New Year’s resolutions in full swing (or falling completely by the wayside in my case), we take a look at the most popular house-related New Y...

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Oh, little town of Menai Bridge...

24/12/13

Where does the year go? It may seem only five minutes since you were pruning your roses and mowing your lawn, but as the leaves begin to fall, th...

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Fine & Country Win Top Industry Award for Fourth Year Run...

20/12/13

Dafydd Hardy, Director of Fine and Country North Wales is delighted to announce that Fine & Country has created history by winning the 5 star gold ...

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Scrap stamp duty to encourage investment in poorer areas

02/10/13

STAMP duty could be scrapped in designated areas to encourage investment and development in more deprived areas of Wales, according to a leading No...

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Register with Dafydd Hardy for property alerts

27/09/13

Did you know that you can register with Dafydd Hardy to receive email alerts when a property that meets your specified criteria becomes available?

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Dafydd Hardy launches second property newspaper

12/07/13

Dafydd Hardy took property marketing to a higher level this Easter by publishing and circulating an innovative newspaper across North West Wales.

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Dafydd Hardy helps Gwynedd first-time buyers through new ...

02/07/13

A family is enjoying life in their first home this month, thanks to Dafydd Hardy and a new first-time buyer scheme. Michelle Holroyd and Gwyn Jone...

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21st birthday gives Dafydd Hardy key to a new Llangefni o...

02/07/13

We have celebrated our 21st anniversary by opening a new flagship office in the centre of Llangefni. We have moved to bigger, better premises on B...

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Unique Menai Strait island and boathouse up for auction sale

02/06/13

An island and historic boathouse in the Menai Strait will come up for auction sale with Dafydd Hardy later this month. Ynys Bach and its attache...

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Tŷ Gobaith Charity Fundraiser

02/05/13

When the hammer falls in the hands of Dafydd Hardy later this week, it will be North Wales children’s hospice celebrating the sales.

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The three Ds of preparing your home for spring

02/03/13

If you're planning to put your home on the market this spring, a spot of 'life laundry' can help give your home (not to mention your mood!) a much-...

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Dafydd Hardy opens new Anglesey office after bumper growt...

09/11/12

A surge in the demand for rented properties across north Wales has led to the expansion of a leading estate agent.

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Confidence returning to the property market.

02/07/12

Two new surveys have claimed that the general public is finally gaining confidence in the residential housing market and a third survey separately...

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We have been awarded location expert status - Quality loc...

02/06/12

Quality location services gives us a new award

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Estate agent on the hunt for TV stars

02/10/11

A North Wales estate agent is on the hunt for passionate home-owners to take part in a hit TV programme.

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Dafydd Hardy hosts first time buyer event – July 26, 2011...

02/07/11

A North Wales estate agent is bringing together industry experts in an event aimed at helping first time buyers onto the property ladder.

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North Wales estate agent's commercial property expert

02/07/11

Commercial property specialist moves to North Wales and joins Dafydd Hardy

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£7,000 windfall for North Wales children’s hospice

02/07/11

Dafydd Hardy led the bidding in a £7,000 windfall for North Wales children’s hospice Tŷ Gobaith recently.

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House prices remain strong at Dafydd Hardy during start o...

10/03/11

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Llangefni business praises Dafydd Hardy staff

09/03/11

Staff from Dafydd Hardy estate agents have been praised for their work in helping a business venture get off the ground.

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