When selling your property, you will be required to have possession of or pay for the following:
Any marketing costs should be included in the estate agent’s commission, although extra advertising might be chargeable but your agent should agree this with you first.
You don’t always have to do a complete redecoration when you put your property up for sale. However, anything that impresses potential buyers without breaking the bank should be considered. Go to our refurbishment page for presentation tips.
Our sales staff can be on hand for scheduled viewings and if we have access to your property, you won’t have to be at every one unless you choose to be.
Stamp Duty is payable by the buyer at prevailing rates set by the UK Government’s HMRC.
The Land Registry and Action Fraud provide valuable advice about steps you can take to protect yourself.
You will not be taxed on a property that is your main residence, providing you fulfil certain criteria. You will have to pay CGT if the property is not your main home. If you are an overseas investor looking for more information, our comprehensive Tax Guide is a good resource.
We will provide an up to date, realistic assessment of what we think we can achieve for your property. You can also get a free, no obligation appraisal by using our online valuation service which should give you an idea of what you property might be worth.
While the London sales market is, unsurprisingly, difficult to predict at the moment, we are cautiously optimistic and there are strong indications that the current market is noticeably healthier than at this time last year. Enquiries and transaction levels are picking up steadily and confidence is increasing slowly, with two types of buyer driving this more positive outlook - first time...