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A Quick Guide To A Quick House Sale
Need to sell your house quickly? Put off by the thought of estate agents and viewers tramping
through your home? Follow this quick guide to selling your home fast.
There is an alternative to the traditional route when it comes to selling your home. You can use
one of the many specialist companies that offer to buy your house so that you’re not at the
mercy of a chain, or paying huge fees to agents and solicitors. Here are the steps you need to
1. Decide how quickly you need to sell your home
Most quick sale companies can complete the purchase of your house within just four weeks. If
you need to sell sooner than that, just say so; they can normally arrange a quicker purchase. If
you’re selling your house because you’re relocating unexpectedly or because you’re in
financial difficulty, set a realistic timetable and ask the company if they can keep to it.
2. Decide how much you will accept for your home
You may not get the full open-market price for your property as you would with an estate
agent, but you don’t have to pay estate agent fees and the whole process is quicker which
means you save on mortgage and bill payments. Look at the current market value of
properties like yours in the same area and decide how much you’re willing to accept from a
specialist buyer, bearing in mind the other savings you are likely to make.
3. Talk to the companies
Always try to talk to the specialist companies rather than just contacting them over the internet.
Talking to them gives you a much better idea about how they approach the sale. You can also
take this opportunity to ask any questions about the process and to make sure that you can
use your own solicitor to check the contract and that you won’t be asked to commit on the
4. Meet an agent
Most specialist buyers will send someone round to view your house. This allows them to give
you an accurate and fair valuation and also gives you the opportunity to ask any fur