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See the latest information and advice in Exeter. We are closely monitoring the situation and working with the government and NHS, who are well prepared to deal with this virus.

Empty homes advice

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4. Matchmaker scheme

What is the Matchmaker scheme?

We help empty home owners find potential buyers by matching them with private individuals, investors and developers.


What are the benefits?

  • No fees: free service for seller/buyer
  • Bypasses estate agent
  • Reduces cost to sellers, as no need to renovate before selling
  • Reduces cost to buyer, due to any disrepair
  • Simple process for seller/buyer
  • Choice to pursue offers


How do I join the scheme?

Register with us to be informed of owners who wish to sell their empty home. We will then add you to our Matchmaking database of private individuals, investors and developers. To register, please get in touch with our Empty Homes Officer.