Can I sell my home to avoid repossession

Can I sell my home to avoid repossession?

Yes, you can sell your home to avoid repossession.  Thousands of homeowners across the country fall into mortgage arrears every year leading to the very real threat of repossession.  If it doesn’t look like your financial situation is going to improve any time soon then selling up may be your best option.  Selling a property offers a chance to pay …

Hull Cash Buyers vs Estate Agents

How much money do you keep? Hull Cash Buyers vs Estate Agents

With so many options available to sellers nowadays getting the best advice can, literally, be worth its weight in gold. Two of the most popular ways to sell are through property cash buyers and estate agents. This article outlines the differences between the two.   Is selling with estate agents always the right choice?  ‘Do I need estate agents to …

what should I declare when selling my home

What should I declare when selling my home?

Selling your house can be stressful business.  Broken property chains. No real control over the process. Tracking down solicitors. The actual move. ‘What should I declare when selling my house?’ is therefore probably not high up on a seller’s list of concerns. Here’s why it should be.   When it comes to selling your home, leave no stone unturned   …

The best places to live in Hull

The Best Places to Live in Hull

Hull is a place very much on the up. If you live here, you probably don’t need us to tell you that.  There’s a strong feel-good factor around our beautiful city. We know this because we’re constantly inundated with requests about the area – from people looking to move here, to lifetime Hull homeowners wanting a change of scenery.  Luckily, …

raffle your home

Should you raffle your home? 

Once upon a time, the best prize you could hope to win on a raffle was a hamper. Now people are winning actual houses on them in what is becoming an increasingly popular selling method. So should you raffle your home? Here we look at the pros and cons to raffling a house, and why more people are looking into it.    …

How to reduce stress when selling your home

How to reduce stress when selling your home

Ask anybody to make a list of stressful life events, and you can be sure that moving house will be right up there.  New job. New baby. Divorce. Selling house. Oh, and watching England play football.  Five potential blood boilers right there. But what is it about selling a house that’s so stressful?   Why is selling a home a …

Can you sell a house after 1 year? Guide for UK residents

Can You Sell A House After 1 Year? Guide for UK Residents

Buying a house is a huge commitment.  For a lot of buyers it’s a near life-long one. For some though, the landing paint hasn’t dried before a ‘for sale’ sign’s going back up. So: is selling a house after 1 year too soon?   How soon can you sell a house after buying – is one year too soon?   …

Can I sell my house if it has a restriction on it? 

Can I sell my house if it has a restriction on it? 

Can I sell my house if it has a restriction on it? Yes, but it adds a lot of complications and can make the already stressful process more stressful. Here’s all you need to know.   What does a restriction mean when it comes to selling your home A person selling a property with a restriction on it must make …

Sell house without the deeds

Can I sell my house without the deeds? 

You can sell your property without the deeds, but you do need to prove that you own it. If you can’t find the deeds to your house or they’ve been destroyed, you’re going to have to get in touch with the Land Registry.  The majority of homes in England and Wales are registered here electronically with digital copies held instead …

How long does a HomeBuyers survey take?

How long does a HomeBuyers survey take?

Buying a home rarely comes cheap.  So it’s only right you know exactly what you’re getting when parting with such a large sum of money. A HomeBuyers survey can often be the peace of mind that’s worth its weight in gold. But what do they entail, and how long will one take?   What is a HomeBuyers survey for?  A …