“I got my buyer within 14 days!”
Ruth Valentine from London
“I moved out of the flat and rented it five years ago
because I needed more space. I then decided to extend it by
building up another storey, and sell it.
The idea was to clear the mortgage on my house as well as
the flat and have more time for my work as a writer.
I'd had the flat with an agent for about a month and people
were viewing but nothing was happening.
A friend said she'd been told that more buyers were
looking on the web. I
thought I had very little to lose so looked on the web for a
private sales site and HouseWeb came up.
Putting the ad together was all straightforward except for
sizing the photos. So
I emailed them to HouseWeb and they uploaded the photos for me.
a month to sell my property, i.e. for me to accept an offer, but
the buyers first contacted me two weeks after the advert went
live on the site.
Selling privately using HouseWeb saved me £6,500 in estate
agent fees. I actually sold for
£5,000 less than their valuation but I still ended up
The advantage of showing people round yourself is
that you make real contact with them and establish a less
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