HouseWeb Testimonials

I had offers within one week and many offers to 'gazump' since!”
Rod Johnson told us how he downsized in order to invest abroad....

“I wanted to finance a second property in Bulgaria so decided to downsize in the UK to release the finance I needed. When I was quoted a silly amount of commission by an estate agent, I decided to try to sell privately. I’d done it once before so knew how it all worked. I chose “HouseWeb” because I liked the look of the site and  was answered straight away whenever I emailed questions. It was simple and straight forward putting the advert together. The only time consuming thing was writing a decent description of my house.

I’d had the house valued by an agent but actually managed to sell it for £5k more, making me a total of £9K better off by selling privately as I did not have fees to agent to pay (less HouseWeb’s minimal costs - £129). I think it’s worth studying house prices locally and not being greedy. You can pass on some of the savings that you make to the purchaser. It’s also well worth the effort to take really GOOD pictures.

It took next to no time to sell with offers within one week and many offers to 'gazump' since. So I could have sold for more if it was not against my principles to do so.

I must say I found the whole experience far better and less stressful than previous experiences with estate agents. In the past I’ve found that some estate agents were pushy, under valued to get a sale and did not keep you informed at all times.

I would tell anyone thinking of using an agent “Do NOT waste your money”. HouseWeb’s site is a good site, easy to use and simple to amend your advert. I received MORE and faster help than I ever expected too. I’d like to thank them for that.


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