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Sell Your House For Cash

People who need to sell a property quickly are increasingly using quick cash buyers.

Although there is definitely still a place for the traditional estate agent, some people are finding that this route takes too long and their needs require them to find a quick house sale that's hassle free. We take a look at genuine cash buyers in a little more detail below.

In this article we'll highlight:

  • Explaining what a cash buyer is
  • Go through how our cash buying process works
  • Inform you of some of the benefits of a cash sale
  • We'll highlight roughly how much cash we'll pay for your property

Table of contents

  1. What is a cash house buyer?
  2. How our cash for house buying process works
  3. Benefits of selling to a cash house buyer
  4. Reasons for a quick house sale
  5. How much will I get for my property?
  6. How long does a house sale take when selling to us?
  7. Which type of properties do we buy?
  8. Are there any other costs to expect?
  9. Can you trust us?
  10. Why choose us
  11. FAQs

What Is A Cash House Buyer?

Essentially a cash house buyer is someone who has cash funds at the ready and is able to buy a property outright without requiring a mortgage or selling another property first, allowing you to sell your house fast. Specialist property cash buyers like The Property Buying Company have investors who enable them to have a cash sum available whenever someone requires a quick sale of their property. If you choose to use a quick cash buyer when selling your property, make sure you do the relevant research first because not all are what they seem. Make sure they are regulated by The Property Ombudsman and that all legal fees are included so you don’t get hit with a large bill at a later date.

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How Our Cash For House Buying Process Works

If you want a fast house sale and receive a fair cash sum then the process couldn’t be simpler:

  1. Visit our website and pop your postcode in when prompted
  2. You’ll receive an email with an estimate valuation based on searches within your area
  3. We’ll call you to find out more about your property and whether you’re happy to proceed
  4. We’ll then book in a home visit from one of our Acquisition Managers who will look at your home, make note of any unique features or potential problems and chat to you about your situation and reason for selling
  5. If you’re happy with the final valuation then we’ll commission a RICS survey to be completed by a professional
  6. You’ll receive a cash sum in your bank account within a matter of weeks

Or alternatively you can watch our informative video about our process below:

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Benefits Of Selling To A Property Cash Buyer

If you want or need to sell your property quickly, with minimal hassle, then a quick property cash buyer could be the right route for you. Some of the benefits include:

  1. They can work to a timescale that suits you, so no more longing questions around how long does a house sale take – whether you need to complete in a few days or a few weeks, quick property cash buyers will work closely with you to understand your situation and any urgency involved so you can move on to your next project or property fast
  2. There is no chain – due to being cash property buyers there is no chance that the sale could fall through. There is no one else within the chain meaning you’re secure in the knowledge that you don’t have to wait for any other sale to go ahead before your property is sold
  3. The process is straight forward – quick cash buyers make the process smooth from start to finish. There’s no chain, as previously mentioned and they will work quickly and efficiently to take ownership of your property and get the money to you in far less time than a traditional estate agent can
  4. You don’t have to worry about legal fees – any fees associated with selling your property will be covered by a quick cash buyer. There should be no hidden charges so whatever your valuation – that’s the amount you’ll receive
  5. Any property or condition – quick property cash buyers will buy any property, in any condition so, even if you have a problem property, you can still get a fair cash sum for your property

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Reasons For A Quick House Sale

There are all sorts of reasons why you may need a quick house sale. From situations that are out of your control to situations where you just need the convenience of a quick cash sale to move onto a new project or property, we help people across the UK to achieve just that. For more information on specific situations where we have helped people then click on the links below:

How Much Will I Get For My Property?

Although we can’t offer you the full price for your property, we will offer to buy your house at a fair price. Generally, this is up to 80% of the market value of your property, but this is subject to a house valuation being carried out by one of our Acquisition Managers as well as a RICS survey. These enable us to take into consideration any unique features that your property possesses, as well as any potential issues.

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How Long Does A House Sale Take When Selling To Us?

We have been known to complete in as little as 24hrs, however, we are able to work to a timescale that suits you, whether this be a few days or a few weeks. Generally we complete most purchases within 4 weeks from the time you initially contact us to the completion date.

Which Types Of Properties Do We Buy?

We buy properties of all shapes and sizes and in any condition. From burnt-out houses and non-standard constructions through to mansions and penthouses, there’s no limit to what we can take on. The most common properties we buy are:

  • Semi-detached
  • Detached
  • Flats
  • Bungalows
  • Terraces

Are There Any Other Costs To Expect?

No, as part of our service we cover all the costs for you, you don't have to pay a single penny, the cash offer we provide you with is exactly what you will get. Provided that you go with our recommended solicitors we even cover that cost, these are also solicitors which we know operate quickly. We also pay for a RICS survey on the house & will even cover the cost of probate if required. Even if for any reason we are unable to complete on the purchase of your property we'll still cover the bill for any expenses there have been during the process.

Can You Trust Us?

"Are cash buyers legit?", a question we see all the time. We can't speak for everyone but we can let you know that we are definitely legitimate, or we wouldn't have been in business since 2012 and wouldn't have the hundreds great reviews we do!

There's a lot of negative press around cash buyers with many people warning of scams in the industry. We can assure you we are not one of these companies, we are part of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) & The National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB) meaning that we have to adhere to certain codes of practice and operate to the highest standards. We always do what is right by our customers and are upfront and honest throughout the whole process, you don't just have to take our word for it though, you can check out our reviews on TrustPilot &

Why Choose Us

We are regulated by The Property Ombudsman and the National Association of Property Buyers which means we make sure our customers are protected at every stage of the buying process. We always endeavour to build a rapport with our customers and we’ll only ever allocate one agent to a case which means you’ll always have a point of contact that you’ll recognise. This is one of many reasons why we get some amazing reviews online from our customers.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cash Buyers

Q: My property's in a bad condition, will you still buy it?

Yes. Whatever the condition of your property, we can buy it for a fair cash sum

Q: Do you purchase the properties yourself?

Mostly, however, if we’re unable to help you then we have a network of investors who are also property cash buyers and can complete the sale quickly and efficiently

Q: How long does a house sale take?

From as little as 24hrs through to about 4 weeks. We’re able to work to your timescale, where possible, so you may be able to choose when to complete the sale

  • We buy any house, in any location, no matter what condition
  • We can clear out the property for you!
  • All the costs are covered, including the solicitor fees
  • Buying with cash allows us to guarantee a quick sale

Are you interested in finding out more & getting a free house valuation? Then we can help, just call:

0800 024 8444

How much can you get?

Complete a few details to see if your property qualifies and get a cash offer

5 simple steps to having your property sold!

Our quick (but thorough) 5 step sale process means we can buy your house fast and at a great price

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    Check to see if your property is eligible check now

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    Receive an offer from us within 24 hours

  • 03.

    We’ll visit your property & formalise our offer

  • 04.

    We’ll instruct solicitors and pay all fees

  • 05.

    Exchange contracts & complete as usual

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509 Reviews

Andrew Ashley

Whilst we weren’t able to complete a sale for different reasons the service was excellent! Quick response; no sales pressure; very polite and informative! Would like to think we could do business in the future! Highly recommend! Thank you!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Trevor Gibson

This firm started off with good intentions made a poor offer but we could have work with this, filled all forms from the solicitor sent off all Id they wanted two weeks later reduced there offer to a steal the property that was valued at £450.000 they offered £240.000 very disappointing beware of this firm

Posted 1 month ago

Gary Adcock

Day light robbery, should be thoroughly ashamed at attempt to steal my home for a pittance, preying on people who are vulnerable, the offer made was derisory and way off the mark of local valuations

Posted 2 months ago


Nick was very helpful and friendly. He explained the process in details. I am still in process of selling and so far I feel really comfortable knowing I can count on Nick. I wish every service I am receiving in life would be like that. Definitely I would recommend.

Posted 2 months ago

wahab ali

really help us alot

Posted 3 months ago

Why sell your house to us?

We’re one of the leading buyers of residential/commercial property and land in England and Wales. We buy using our own cash facility meaning we can offer the best prices in our industry and complete the sale quicker than anyone else.

Your options Average sale length Typical cost to you
The Property Buying Company 2-3 weeks £0.00
Other House Buying Companies 2-10 weeks £1000
Property Auction 6-10 weeks £2500-£5000
Online Estate Agents 16-52 weeks £1000(upfront)-£5000
Estate Agents 16-52 weeks £5000

Unlike most of the other options available to you, we are not a broker or middle man, meaning you skip the fees and get a sale quickly and easily.

The Property Buying Company is registered with the Property Ombudsman and is a member of the National Association of Property Buyers

National Association of Property Buyers The Property Ombudsman

Properties bought by us for cash in
the last 2 years


Of our own money spent buying
property for cash

2-3 weeks

Average time taken from initial offer
to completion