Selling for cash? Why NAPB members can offer the best deal

Selling a property has always been a complicated task. However, with quick house sale companies, the process has become convenient – especially for those who are looking to sell a property fast. These companies get a quick sale by directly purchasing your home. The advantage of using the services of these companies is that they.. read more →

What Will Happen to the Property Market in 2018?

There’s an old expression that you need to have in mind when you read this article ‘prediction is very difficult, especially if it’s about the future’. That said, there are indications and trends developing that help us to plan for 2018 and these are at least some of the main points we’re likely to see.. read more →

Why it’s a mistake to reduce Stamp Duty for First Time Buyers

We should find out later if the Chancellor will carry out the much talked about cut in Stamp Duty (SDLT) for first time buyers. At first it seems like a neat way to help those trying to get on to the ladder for the first time, freeing up cash to help with the cost of.. read more →

Shocking statistics aren’t the whole story

National estate agent Haart have just released data from their 100 branches which makes shocking reading for anybody hoping to sell a property. The stats include: · Exchanges down 14.2% last month compared to September 2016 · Buyer demand down 6.7% · Number of properties coming to market down 14% in a year and 2.2%.. read more →

Importance of Using NAPB Member

Today’s article by the BBC in Wales into alleged problems a property seller has experienced with ‘quick sale’ firm Speed Property highlights the importance in using a member of The National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB). All members of the NAPB must be signed up to The Property Ombudsman’s Code of Practice for Residential Property.. read more →

Guest post: Enter the Professional Buyer for Certainty and Peace of Mind

A guest post for the NAPB by ‘the BBC’s favourite property expert’ Henry Pryor. “Just under half of all properties listed never sell. Most people don’t hear this statistic and are amazed by it when they do. The reason is simple – everyone connected with the selling process is an optimist. Would you instruct a.. read more →

Report: The State of the Property Buying Market 2017

A house sale which took place in just four hours and a growing number of people selling their homes to property buying companies are just two of the findings revealed in our State of the Property Buying Market 2017 report today. The report is compiled of survey responses by NAPB members asking them about their.. read more →

Things to Help You Sell Quicker, Even If You Don’t Use a Professional Buyer!

  Buying property really quickly is what we do every day of every week. And when I say quickly, I mean really quickly – the fastest we have managed is just four hours from paperwork received to completion. So we are often asked “how do you do it when a normal sale takes months?”. Well,.. read more →

Is 1 in 4 Households in Britain Renting a Bad Thing?

Around 5m households are in the private rented sector and over the next five years this is set to rise to 5.79m (or 24%) with an additional 4.3m tenants in social housing according to a report by Knight Frank who commissioned a YouGov survey of more than 10,000 tenants and 26 large investors. There is.. read more →

Got a Buyer? 5 Tips to Get Exchanged Faster

So you have a buyer. Now the fun begins. With up to 30% of sales falling through before exchange you need to move fast! Here are some tips to get exchanged before anyone changes their mind. 1. Solicit great advice. Getting a good solicitor is number 1 priority. You need someone who’ll pick the phone.. read more →