HouseWeb Testimonials

“Selling privately was a breeze!” 
Suzanne Jordan told us how she sold her house without the help of an estate agent.

“I bought the house many years ago with the intention of moving in, re-furbishing and selling on. But instead I let it out and eventually took the decision to sell it. I hadn’t sold privately before but a friend had sold her house on HouseWeb a few years ago and I wasn’t in any hurry to sell so I decided to sell online. No reservations. 

I chose HouseWeb because of cost – the Platinum package, which includes 20 photos and a For Sale Board, only cost me £199 including VAT and there were no other costs or commissions to pay.

Putting the advert together was quite easy, but I am fairly computer literate – I don’t know what this process would be like for an absolute beginner, but HouseWeb’s Customer Services are always there to help.  

I sold the house within 5 months for more than the agents’ valuations. They valued it at between £158k - £160k. It was sold for £165k and I saved approx £2,000 - £2,500 in agent fees.

Selling privately was probably less stressful than the estate agent route– the majority of estate agents are stress-inducing in themselves! Selling privately was a breeze though I was under no pressure to sell and buy at the same time which helped – no chain. Good photos also help, as do dressing the house well and keeping it tidy and pleasant smelling. 

I think if you are in a hurry to sell, use as many estate agents as possible. If not, definitely try online. You can of course do both at the same time!”



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