Welcome to HouseWeb, the most comprehensive and indispensable resource for buying, selling, moving & owning your home.
We've been around since 1996 and are one of the Web's most popular property sites. HouseWeb is ideal for selling, renting and buying property. The HouseWeb Service Centre will save you time and money, helping you source recommended suppliers that you'll need when moving & improving your home. You'll also find over a thousand pages of independent advice, information, news, resources and tips - all created to make your life easier. Read on for a brief overview.
Sell Your Home on HouseWeb - Save Thousands
HouseWeb has created a unique online marketplace, bringing together home sellers and buyers, and cutting out the estate agent. Sellers are saving an average of £4,000 selling direct on HouseWeb. It really works!
With over 100,000 people people each month using HouseWeb since 1996, and combined with our experience and the thousands who visit the site every week, we believe you can't beat HouseWeb for exposure and value.
You can sell, rent or exchange property (both residential and commercial) as well as advertise your holiday home.
HouseWeb also has a hive of information if you are selling. How can you sell your house privately?
What are the costs of selling? What about Conveyancing & Surveys? Learn the tricks of the trade when showing people your house.
Find Suppliers in a Flash
When moving or improving your home, there are many suppliers of products and services you will need. It is always essential to get three quotes to ensure you are getting the best value for your money and dealing with people you feel comfortable with. Did you know that it can take up to fifteen hours to source all the companies you will need? Even then there is no guarantee that you have chosen a quality supplier. That's where HouseWeb's Service Centre come in. It takes just fives minutes and you can sit back and let suppliers compete for your business.
HouseWeb matches your requirements with three companies in each category, including mortgages, home insurance, surveyors, conveyancers, removals, storage, security, central heating... and that's just for starters. And here's the best bit... the suppliers have been recommended by other users of the Service Centre. We've hundreds of companies waiting to help you.
Buying a House
If you are thinking of buying a house, start here. There is
a special section for First-Time Buyers. Take a visit to the
Perfect House which will help you focus on exactly you
want in your ideal property.
If you are house hunting, check out the Art of House Viewing and don't forget to take our ready-to-print checklist. What about fixtures and fittings? Learn how to get the best price when making an offer.
The Costs of Buying a House will help you budget from the outset, giving you a detailed breakdown with worked examples. Also check on the latest Market Conditions.
Our comprehensive Mortgage Section will show you the basics.
You can check out the best mortgage rates currently available. What size of mortgage should you get? The different types are covered. There are also comprehensive sections on the base rate (which affect mortgage rates), tax relief and the essential house insurance.
When moving house, you will have a hundred and one things to think about. Use HouseWeb's planner to make the move go smoothly. There are tips and advice on packing and who to inform. Finally, you will need to consider the whole removal process.
Need Help? Can you Give Advice?
Visit HouseWeb's Discussion Forum
if you have questions or can share advice about buying, selling and moving house.
If you have a problem, you'll be surprised how many others have been in the same situation.
If you are a seasoned pro, share your experiences with others. We are also always on the look out for amusing stories!
The Housing Professionals
When buying or selling a house, you will cross paths with many housing professionals. You may use an Estate Agent when selling. You may want to use a Relocation Agent. For legalities, you will need to consider using either a Solicitor or Conveyancer. And don't forget the Surveyor, who is vital to any move.
...And that's just the beginning!
Visit the contents list at any stage to find links to every topic you can imagine. There is also a glossary to help you make sense of all that housing jargon, plus a list of useful addresses. Use our Web Directory property portal to other house-related web sites.
We hope you find the site informative and useful. Bookmark us now as the site is constantly updated. If there is anything else you would like to see included, please contact us or fill in our feedback form. We'd love to hear from you.