The Office Of Fair Trading (OFT) today release the findings of their study into the quick house sale market.
There have been concerns that some potentially vulnerable people have been pressured into selling a property significantly below market value and that some unfair practises such as last mi...
We welcome the study by The Office of Fair Trading into this sector of the property market.
We have liaised with the OFT for a number of months and intend to be an integral part of it's intention to improve standards within the industry and to inform property sellers of their options when selli...
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Within just hours of speaking to you, with your permission, we will quickly assess your property and provide you with a free property appraisal, and an idea of time-scale to complete the quick property purchase.
We'll also give you details of when a qualified independent surveyor will be avai...
This question is from Zoopla user hobbit_amy and she asks about share of freehold and leasehold property.
If I sell a share of the freehold to my leaseholder, can I change parts of the lease (eg. insisting on carpets being put down) or insist on certain things as a condition?
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There are many options to sell your home in the United Kingdom and depending on your timescale it can be difficult to decide which routes best.
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The Options And Their Estimated Timescales
Auction: 28 Days
Estate Agent: 1 Week - 1 Year
Private Sale: 1 Wee...
Have you decided to sell your house? Below we cover some of the different options you have.
Selling With An Estate Agents
Estate Agents will normally tie you in for a period of 12 weeks to give them the chance to exclusively market your property.
The property could sell within this 12...
You have reached the decision to look and buy a property/home, but how do you buy a house in the UK?
Where do you start? What do you need to do first?
Aside from choosing how many bedrooms you would ideally like there is a maze of legal paperwork, negotiations with Estate Agents, Solic...
I took a call on Wednesday afternoon from the OFT (The Office Of Fair Trading) asking if I would assist them in a study into the Quick House Sales market.
I was genuinely pleased to hear that such a study will take place, the market has increasingly felt like a 'free for all' especially n...
Press Release Following The Decision By The OFT (Office Of Fair Trading) To Study The 'Quick House Sales' Industry
The OFT (Office Of Fair Trading) informed us on 17th April 2013 that they will be conducting a market study on the industry as a whole.
We welcome this and hope that it leads to a...