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York: A basic guide to selling your home more quickly in 2016

We buy property in York

We buy property in York

Over the last year, many of the properties sold in York were terraced properties and they sold for an average of £226,080. Semi-detached properties were also a popular choice as they sold for an average of £229,199 while detached properties had an average sale price of £350,489.

This gave property sales in York an overall average price of £243,093. This made the price of property similar to that in Bishopthorpe but more expensive than the likes of Acomb.

Over the last year, the price of property in the area has risen by 4%.

Selling your property quickly

Regardless of your circumstances, when it comes to selling a property, everyone wants a quick sale. The hassle and stress that can come with selling a home can increase as time goes on which means a quick sale makes everything much easier. The tips below can help you to give your home the best chance of a quick and successful sale.


De-clutter –
Do not hang on to items that you no longer need because this will clutter your home. Therefore, spend time throwing away as much as you can and storing away the items you want to keep. The idea behind this is to clear your home in order to increase space which is something that buyers want to see.

Clean – Getting your home clean is vital to enhancing your chance of a quick sale. Clean from top to bottom and spend time on the kitchen and bathroom. These two rooms are the most important because they can become the dirtiest rooms. Clean carpets, flooring, doors and walls and dust where necessary.

DIY – Complete as many DIY jobs as you can. Buyers will not want to do them when they move in so fix that leaking tap and oil that squeaking door. Any job that needs doing ensure that you get it done because spending time on them will certainly make things easier for buyers.

Interior – Get the interior right and buyers will fall in love with your home. Give them a blank canvas by painting rooms in neutral colours and keeping furnishings subtle but inviting. This way, buyers will feel comfortable but they will also be able to imagine how they can add their own mark on your home.

Exterior – The exterior of your property is just as important as any other area so you have to make sure it looks good. This does mean spending time clearing the garden of rubbish and debris and ensuring that the lawns look good. Clean windows and fascias and make sure that pathways, patios and driveways are free of weeds, moss and dirt.

Help to buy and sell your property

Should you need to sell your York property quickly then we advise you to come to us. At Ask Susan we can purchase your property for cash at a price that is competitive and fair. We can help you to raise the cash you need without the stress or hassle.

If you want to sell your property online then our reputable service will work for you. We have a team of specialists who are on hand to ensure that we work hard for your property. This is because we take care of everything from images to advertising your property in the right channels and negotiating with buyers. Allow us to deal with the stress and strain of selling your home.

Best Wishes, Susan

Author Susan Jones

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Ask Susan is a UK based cash house buyer who purchases property quickly from those who require a fast house sale.

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