The Matchmaker Scheme process If you own an empty property in Trafford and are considering selling it or, if you are looking to buy a property in Trafford, then this scheme is for you. Benefits for seller and buyer Free service for both seller and buyer. No fee Bypasses estate agent, saves on costs Potential reductions in property price if there is disrepair Reduces outlay for sellers as no need to renovate before selling Simple process for both seller and buyer Properties for sale viewed on a secure Council webpage Choice to pursue offers or not. Process for sellers Owner completes an application form / consent online or applies via email / post. Consent form with signature is received Details of property and JPEG photos of property are received Brief details are uploaded onto a secure spreadsheet The details are emailed to all relevant potential buyers. Buyer contacts owner The sale process takes place between the seller and buyer Landlord notifies us when property is sold. Process for buyers Buyer completes an application form online. Application form is received Any relevant empty property owner details will be shared via email. Buyer contacts seller to view The sale process takes place between the seller and buyer. For more information, Contact by email: email@example.com Please note that buyers and sellers can come off the list at any time should they wish. Privacy Notice Our core data protection obligations and commitments are set out in the Council's Regulatory Services Privacy Notice.