Methods of Sale

Selling your home can equally be an exciting and unfamiliar experience. To ensure we give you the best possible service and advice that’s right for your personal circumstances, we offer several different methods of sale.

Secured Sale

Our secured sale option is through the modern or traditional method of auction and is ideal for clients who need guaranteed speed and security with the sale of their property.

  • 28 or 56 Day contractual completion
  • Buyer pays reservation fee.
  • The risk of fall through with secure selling method is less than 5%
  • Achieve best price in shortest time frame.

We work in partnership with iamsold; the UK's No.1 Residential Property Auction Provider, to offer you a wider choice of buying and selling options to suit your circumstances. For those customers looking for speed and security, auction can offer an attractive alternative to Private Treaty, with many other additional benefits.

Private Treaty

Private Treaty is the industry term for the traditional method of selling a property in Wales, involving marketing your home in the normal way and paying a fee upon a successful completion of a sale.

  • Flexible timescales
  • Sellers & Buyers can withdraw any time up to exchange
  • Dedicated in-house sales progressors at Dawsons means that our fall through rate falls below the national average

Market Ready

Market Ready allows you to be “ready to sell”, without actively marketing your home. The perfect solution for sellers who wish to dip their toe in the water in preparation for moving. Ideal for sellers with delayed timescales or worried about finding the right property to buy.

  • No cost or pressure involved
  • Seller can choose the next step to suit their circumstances
  • Designed to help clients get themselves in a position to be live on the market simply with the click of a button.
  • Buyers are not aware that the property is for sale.

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To ensure we give you the best possible service and advice that’s right for your personal circumstances, your local property expert will discuss each of these methods of sale, so that you can decide which method is right for you and your timescales. If you would like discuss anything in more detail, please do not hesitate to contact your local branch or email us at 

NB: If your house is presently on the open market, please do check your agency agreement to ensure that you are free and able to list your property with another agency and that you are not tied to a contract.