Who are Tepilo and what are their pros and cons?
Founded in 2009, Tepilo is an online estate agents who claim they have redesigned the property selling process around the customer. They say that they charge a fraction of the cost to help you sell quickly and for the best possible price. On average, Tepilo say that they find a buyer in under 60 days, save customers £5,120 in fees, and achieve 98% of the last advertised price.
They have an experienced team to help you at each step of selling, including valuers, negotiators, and sales progressors. You even have your own dedicated negotiator and sales progressor through the whole journey until completion.
Steps to selling through Tepilo:
Tepilo charge £895 for their classic package. This includes:
Watch out for Tepilo's extra charges - they're hidden within their FAQ drop downs underneath the classic package. They offer a Viewings Package for an extra £360 where they can manage and host your viewings. Unfortunately Tepilo don't offer a no-sale, no-fee option like some of their competitors. They do allow you to pay on completion or 10 months after completion, whichever is first.
EPC is an extra, at a cost of £90. They claim this is because some people already have a valid EPC.
Solicitor fees are not included. The base fee for their conveyancers is £699 plus disbursements plus VAT. However if you are on their pay later package, and choose not to use their conveyancers, there is a £360 surcharge to opt out of this service.
Below are Tepilo's ratings on a popular review platform:
*Reviews correct as of 29/11/2019
✔ Decent reviews on Trustpilot
✖ Unless you pay extra, you hold the viewings yourself
✔ Fixed selling fee; if your home is of higher value it can pay off
✖ Sneaky with extra costs; if you're on their pay later package and choose not to use their conveyancers (costing £699 + disbursements + VAT), there is a £360 surcharge to opt out
✔ Flexible payment options
✖ Their social channels and blog haven't been updated recently, suggesting inactivity
At The Property Buying Company, we can buy your home with cash in as little as 7 days. We don't have any fees, whether visible or hidden, and can even provide you with a solicitor at no charge. With us, you don't have the hassle of messages from potential buyers or holding multiple viewings. We are highly rated on both Trustpilot and Reviews.co.uk, and are regulated by The National Association Of Property Buyers and The Property Ombudsman. Getting a quote with us is easy, and we can buy your property in a timescale to suit you. If you're looking at selling through Tepilo, why not get a cash offer from us too?
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Independent reviews of our service from reviews.co.uk
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An excellent service and lots of info and contact between both parties, a special mention and thanks to Justine for her help and advice, would certainly recommend.
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Patrick was the perfect gent. Professional, knowledgeable and speedy service. I.d recommend this company for a fast sale.
Charlotte Melia was so helpful on the telephone in discussing the useful services provided by the Property Buying Company. No hard sell, just professional advice discussed in an open and friendly manner to (in my case) someone with little knowledge of options to gat a fast sale guaranteed. I'd definitely recommend speaking to this team, and I would do so again in future if I had this need for speed again. Many thanks Charlotte!
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
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