What’s the Best Time of Year to Sell a House in the UK?

Best time of year to sell a house?

Several factors combine to dictate the health of the property market. But one issue that many sellers forget about is the seasonal nature of the housing sector. The UK property market experiences periods of high and low activity. The good news is that there’s a pattern involved. By delaying or bringing forward your house sale, more

How to Sell a House without an Estate Agent

how to sell a house without an estate agent

An experienced, locally based estate agent with a proven track record of success can maximise the sale price your property achieves on the open market. But there’s nothing stopping you from going it alone. If you want to sell a house without an estate agent, planning, organisation and some detailed research all go a long more

Can I Avoid Being Gazumped in the Property Market?


Gazumping is when a house seller accepts a higher offer after they have accepted an offer from another buyer. The original buyer is left “gazumped”, often after paying for surveys, searches and legal work. The phenomenon became popular during the 1980s. And although it’s in decline in England and Wales, it’s still a problem. According more

Issues That Affect House Prices Which Are Out of Your Control

Issues that affect house prices

Understand what property buyers want from homes in the UK, and selling your own home shouldn’t be too difficult. Or so you might think. According to a study by My Home Move, many house buying priorities may be out of an owner’s control. Does this mean that getting your home in great shape is a more

What Are The Hidden Costs Of Buying a Home?

If only securing a mortgage were a simple and quick process. The entire endeavour would be rewarding and hassle-free. Unfortunately, applying for a home loan is more complex than ever before — and more expensive. If you’re buying a home for the first time, it’s important to get a handle on all the costs involved. more