How To Sell My House Online | FAQ's | Usforhomes
USFORHOMES - everything you need on how do I sell my house online privately.
Why should I sell privately and are there any hidden costs?
To save £000’s by selling your property yourself. USFORHOMES offer you a real cost saving alternative when selling your house. You pay £89 or our flexible payment plan 6 months at £15 until you sold or let. There are no hidden costs.
Why use USFORHOMES?
USFORHOMES mission statement is, “to sell your house with a click of a mouse and save £000’s” and offers home owners a significant alternative to conventional agencies, using the internet alongside traditional tools such as for sale boards and newspaper advertising, to market your home effectively.
Is USFORHOMES an estate agent?
No. The website is a service of USFORHOMES and outside the scope of estate agency. USFORHOMES and the concept “For sale direct by owner” is a property internet publisher.
Can I use USFORHOMES and an agent, but not pay the agent commission if I sell privately?
If you have already engaged an estate agent to sell your property or you still propose to do so, you must check the terms of your agreement with them. Ensure your estate agent hasn’t specified a clause stating “Sole Selling Rights” instead of “Sole Agency Rights” because your agent would then still claim commission and/or an admin fee from you even if you sold privately.
Do I legally need an Estate Agent?
No. Apart from arranging viewings, most estate agents do not get involved in the legal process and paper work in relation to your house sale.
How do I value my property?
USFORHOMES suggest you start with both your minimum and preferred price. You can compare this with values listed by the Land Registry and our service link site http://www.houseprices.co.uk/ For Scotland http://www.ros.gov.uk/. For a more detailed report see: http://www.surveyorsweb.co.uk/members.htm
What about photos?
Photos are critical, determining whether buyers read on. The first photo you upload will be the main display photo and should be of the outside of your property.
How do I make changes to my advert?
You can make changes at any time 24/7 remember to click on "Submit your changes" to update.
How does a buyer contact me about my property?
Anyone wishing to contact you regarding your advertisement will do so through the secure method provided on the USFORHOMES website.
How much money can I save by using the USFORHOMES service?
A few minutes work could save you £000’s.
Example House price £225,000 @ agency commission rate of 1.5% = £3,375
Plus VAT @ 15% = £3,881
- add setup fees and your total cost could be over £4,000!
How do I pay for my advert?
Securely, via HSBC & RBS WorldPay Card Services on-line who employ the latest technology, by credit or debit card, 24/7.
Are my personal details secure?
What about my home insurance when moving home?
When you are moving home it is very important to notify your insurance provider, prior to the move. If you require home insurance please contact Endsleigh Insurance for a competitive quote.