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Sell My House For Cash

Looking for a buy my house for cash service? We can help as we're cash house buyers UK

There is definitely still a place for the traditional estate agent, but for some, the open market simply takes too long.

For those seeking a quick house sale and thinking, can I sell my house for cash? Genuine cash buyers, such as ourselves, can help with a streamlined property sale process to sell your house quickly.

In this article, we go into depth on everything you need to know about our cash for UK homes service and what exactly it entails to sell your home fast!

In this article we'll highlight:

  • Explaining what a cash house sale company is & how to sell my house for cash
  • Go through how our buy my house for cash process works
  • Inform you of some of the benefits of a cash sale - like not having to pay estate agent fees
  • 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. Are companies that buy houses for cash legit?
  4. Benefits of selling to a cash house buyer
  5. Reasons for a quick house sale
  6. How much will I get for my property?
  7. How long does a house sale take when selling to us?
  8. Which type of properties do we buy?
  9. Are there any other costs to expect?
  10. When you sell, how long does it take to get the money?
  11. Areas we cover
  12. Can you trust us?
  13. Why choose us
  14. FAQs


What Is A Cash House Buyer?

Sell your house fast for cashCash House Buyers, like ourselves, are companies in the property sector that have funds to buy a house for cash and are able to buy a property outright without requiring a house repayments or selling another property first - BUT why would that thought cross your mind? Well, a cash offer can be more appealing to sellers because there are fewer hurdles and therefore the process is very quick. house repayments companies are one of the main causes of delays in any property sale process.

We're a specialist cash house buyer with our own funds and a multi-million-pound cash purchasing facility behind us, meaning we are able to buy any property, no matter the price. We are also part of The National Association of Property Buyers and The Property Ombudsman, so you know that we're a name that you can trust. 

You can find a cash house buyer by selling in the more traditional way, through estate agents and going on the open market, but the likelihood of you finding a buyer with enough cash to purchase your property outright is pretty slim, hence the rapid growth in the amount of house buying companies.


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How Our Cash For House Buying Process Works

The next question you might have is how does it all work? We've worked tirelessly to make our whole process, from start to finish, as simple and quick as possible - our main selling point is the speed in which we can buy your home, so time is crucial! We've simplified the whole process into a few steps for you below:

  1. Visit our website and pop your postcode in, phone number and email address when prompted
  2. You’ll receive an email confirming the details have been received
  3. We’ll call you to find out more about your property, provide an initial offer price and discuss whether you’re happy to proceed
  4. We’ll then book 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 discuss whether a sell my house for cash option is right for you
  5. If you’re happy with the final valuation then we’ll commission an RICS survey to be completed by a professional
  6. That's it, our complete sell my house for cash process, 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 quick house sale process below:






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Are Companies That Buy Houses For Cash Legit?

We can't speak for all cash house buying companies, but for the most part, the sell my house for cash industry is ligament and the majority of companies can be trusted. That being said, before selling your house to any cash house buyers, you should always ensure that you do your research.

When dealing with any cash house buying company you should always check to make sure they are registered with The National Association of Property Buyers, a group dedicated to maintaining the high standards of the property buying industry. One of the requirements of being a member of the NAPB is that you also need to a member of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) a dispute resolution service which is to protect consumers.

You should also always check all their review platforms, make sure you read all the comments to determine whether their previous customers have had a positive experience.


Benefits Of Selling To Property Cash Buyers

If you want or need to sell my house for cash, with minimal hassle, then quick property cash buyers 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 a sell my house for cash service will be covered by ourselves, the property cash buyers. There should be no hidden charges so whatever your valuation – that’s the amount you’ll receive
  5. Any property or condition – If you're considering a sell my house for cash option, then quick property cash buyers such as ourselves will generally 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 sell my house for cash option. 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:

You might be inheriting a property but not prepared to take on the bills and council tax that come with that, or simply just want to offload the property quickly. Cash house buying services offer a good solution to this, due to the speed of the sale, especially in comparison to the open market. Probate can be pretty tricky too, but we've been in the industry a long time and can help you navigate through the whole process.

Dividing property in a divorce can be a tricky subject, and a lot of the time you just want to get it done and dusted quickly to cut ties. We understand that and a home buying company offers a perfect solution, we can be the intermediary between both parties and manage the sale making it as stress-free as it can be. 

If you've missed a few house repayments then you might be at risk of your house being repossessed by the bank. If the bank takes control, they will evict you from the property and look to sell the property as quickly as they can to offset the debt, often taking a very low offer. We can act quick enough to prevent this from happening, purchasing your home before the pending eviction. 

  • Traditional estate agents & the open market aren't working

Sometimes estate agents just aren't able to sell your property and it might have been sat on the property portal Rightmove and Zoopla for months with a little amount of interest and no serious bids. It might be worth investigating a quick house buying company like ourselves, you can get an offer for free and there's no obligation - without having to leave your estate agent, which can be troublesome due to estate agency contracts, so why not give it a go? 

  • Needing to move for work

You've landed your dream job, but you need to move across the country, or perhaps to another country altogether - the only problem is, you start in a month! Not to worry, you can sell your current property within 7 days to us, and leave for your new job without the extra hassle and stress of having to sell your property in the meantime.

  • Repairing a property chain

Another thing that our service lends itself really well to is repairing a broken property chain. What we mean by that is when you've sold your house, put a bid in on your dream home, and are just waiting for the process to complete... only to be told close to the completion date, your buyer has pulled out of the purchase! What do you do? Well, we can jump in and buy your property, repairing the chain and allowing you to still purchase that dream home.

How Much Will I Get For My Property?

cash home buyersWe can't offer you full market value for your property, but we will offer a fair price. Our offer is typically around 80% of the market value of your property, although sometimes we can achieve higher than this. Our offer is subject to a house valuation which is carried out by one of our Acquisition Managers and RICS survey.

Visiting the property will enable us to take into consideration any unique features that your property possesses, as well as any potential issues, which helps us generate a more accurate offer.

What you also get in return is an extremely quick sale, we can buy your property within as little as 7 days! It's also stress and hassle-free, you will get a point of contact who will handle the whole sale process for you from start to completion. You can also rest assured that you're safe in our hands, we're a trusted company with over 50 years combined in the property industry and expert market knowledge. 


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

Why should I sell my house for cash? The main reason is the significantly reduced time it takes to sell your home in comparison to the open market. As a house buying company, we are able to complete on a timescale that suits your requirements in as little as 7 days, but average purchase times are around 2-3 weeks by customer request.


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

We'll buy pretty much everything! So why not give it a go with our property valuations process, it completely free and no obligation!


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Are There Any Other Costs To Expect?

property cash buyersAbsolutely not! As part of our sell my house for cash service, we cover all the costs for you, you don't have to pay a penny.

Provided that you choose our recommended solicitors (legal fees) we'll also cover that cost, we'll also cover the RICS survey and even the cost of probate if it is required. If we are unable to complete the purchase for whatever reason, we'll still cover any expenses incurred.


When You Sell, How Long Does It Take To Get The Money?

So, selling to a cash buyer seems like a pretty good option, right? One of the questions you might still have is how long the whole process takes, from start to finish and the money being in your bank account. Our cash house buying service is quick, really quick, within the initial phase we should be able to provide you with a desktop-based offer in as little as 24 hours. After that, we look to actually buy your house within 7 days, and once the sale has been completed we release the money straight away, and with some banks that can mean it hits your account instantly, however, some may take between 24 to 48 hours, depending.


Areas We Cover

If you're looking for a cash house buyers, you might be wondering whether we can buy a house in your area? Then you'll be happy to know we offer our services across the whole of England, Wales & Scotland. You can find out more using the below table:

East England East Midlands London North East
North West Scotland South East South West
Wales West Midlands Yorkshire


Can You Trust Us?

"Are cash buyers legit?", a question we see all the time. We can't speak for all cash house buying companies 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 of great reviews we do!

There's a lot of negative press around sell my house for cash services, with many people warning of scams in the industry. We can assure you we are not one of these companies. We are a name that you can trust as part of The Property Ombudsman (TPO) & The National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB), this means we need to stick to their strict code of practice which protects us and our customers.

We're honest and transparent throughout the whole process, which you don't have to take our word for, just check out our reviews on Trustpilot & Reviews.co.uk.


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Why Choose Us & Our Reviews

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

My property is in a bad condition, would you still buy it?

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

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.

How long does it take to sell my house to you?

We’re able to work to your timescale, we typically say within 7 days.

Selling your house for cash, is it a good idea?

Yes, selling for cash means that you don't have to wait for the buyer to get a house repayments approved, which means the whole process is a lot quicker.

  • Need a quick house 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
  • Being property cash buyers allows us to guarantee a quick sale
  • Get started on selling your house fast today - Sell my house for cash offer in as little as 24 hours!
  • We'll buy any type of property
  • Significant cash reserves - we don't involve a middle man, meaning the speediest of processes!
  • We can even help you negotiate an onward purchase or rental
  • Highly rated on all major review platforms
  • Part of the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB) & The Property Ombudsman (TPO) - We're a legitimate sell my house for cash company
  • As property cash buyers we can complete on purchasing your home in as little as 7 days!
  • We're completely transparent when you look to sell my house for cash - we'll let you know what we can offer you straight away

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

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How much can you get from our we buy any house service?

Complete a few details to see if your property qualifies and get a cash offer – remember we buy any property, in any condition, in any location!

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

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    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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Why choose us as your cash house buyers?

We’re one of the leading we buy any house UK companies for residential/commercial property and land in England and Wales. We buy using our own cash house buying 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
900+

Properties bought by us
for cash

£124,614,944

Of our own money spent buying
property for cash

2-3 weeks

Average time taken from initial offer
to completion