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Are you relocating? Sell your property today

Are you relocating? Sell your property today

The thought of picking up your life and moving it across the country, or even across the city, can be daunting. If your house is keeping you back or preventing you from moving forward, quite literally, into your new life, why not let OK Property put your mind at ease. We’re a simple service who offer a quick and efficient option to sell your home quickly, without any extra hassle.

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Chancellor George Osbourne believes the UK housing market could be on it’s way down as a result of the EU referendum, as much as 18% in the next two […] Read more

Are you a landlord looking to sell?

Are you a landlord who wants to sell a tenanted property? 

After a lifetime of having the pressures and responsibilities of being a landlord, it could be the perfect time to sell your properties and release your investment so you can finally retire, move or even invest in something completely new. If your property already has a tenant, that is no problem to us.

Do you want to sell your whole property portfolio?

We can buy all of your rental properties at once, making the whole experience much simpler and faster. Our valuations go through a strict team of people including RICS qualified surveyors, […] Read more

Housing Chain Problems

People who come to us often complain about being in a chain. In todays housing market, the majority of property purchases will have a chain, making it almost unavoidable.

In each link of the chain there will be an estate agent, a legal firm, a surveyor and a mortgage lender trying to work together.

When all of these companies are working together, if one misses a phone call, forgets a signature, anything, there is a knock-on effect to the speed of the sale.

All of this unnecessary extra work and complication leads to delays after delays. After all, the chain will only progress as […] Read more

Property sellers are cutting £25,000 off asking prices

People selling their house are starting to to greatly reduce the asking price of their property. The average discount on the first asking prices of a property across the UK is more than £25,000! This is an increase of £4,000 from just January 2016!

The research, conducted by Zoopla, also found that 29% of all homes currently listed for sale have cut their asking price at least once.

They also found that 8 out of the 10 highest proportion of homes with a reduced asking price are located in the North of England particularly St Helens, Hartlepool and Middlesborough who have almost half of […] Read more

Equity Release

An equity release is a method of releasing wealth which is currently tied into your home or property without having to sell or move. With an equity release you can borrow against the value of your home or even sell all or part in exchange for monthly income or a lump sum.

The majority of equity releases we see are with older customers who are looking to fund their retirement and either have small mortgages left to pay or already own their property outright. Just imagine how much better your retirement would be, if you could only:

Increase your monthly income.
Pay off any […] Read more

Stop House Repossesion

In this modern age, the risk of repossession faces a lot of families and households. We’ve helped many families in this situation before, believe us when we say “We can prevent house repossession from happening”.

We can assume that the high cost of housing and a national shortage of truly affordable homes are the biggest causes of house repossession, but interest rates could also be influencing this. We say ‘national shortage’ because the rising statistics of house repossessions continues throughout the UK.

There are generally 7 steps to house repossession, if any of these are happening to you right now, we can step […] Read more

House prices in Liverpool postcode have risen nearly 600%

House prices in one particular postcode of Liverpool have risen by almost 600% over the past 20 years.

Houses in L19 4, which is found in Allerton, have risen a staggering 548% between 1995 and 2015. This has taken the average cost of a house in this area from £43000 to £278495.

Other areas such as CH48 1, near Frankby, and L19 8, near Garston have seen house prices rise by nearly 450% over the past 20 years.

Read the full report from the Liverpool Echo here.

If you’re interested in selling your property quickly and easily, with no solicitors or estate agents fees, fill out […] Read more

Selling your family home due to divorce

A relationship breakdown can be a very stressful, emotional time and the financial implications can impact on both parties and their children. More often than not, the family home is the largest financial asset a family has, so making the right decision is incredibly important for both parties. During the divorce process, property assets are divided up no matter whose name the property is in.

When couples go through the mediation process, there is often a lot of back and forth, occasionally one partner will ‘buy the other out’, but many opt to sell their home and divide the proceeds. However, ultimately the […] Read more

Storm Katie Damages Property

Think of Easter and you may think of chocolate eggs, the Easter bunny, little chicks, pastel colours and more. However, not everyone’s Easter has been as peachy this year with the arrival of storm Katie. BBC News reported yesterday that over 20 flood warnings were issued by the environment agency and 120 alerts were added in the wake of the storm. It was reported that storm Katie has now left the British mainland, but now many people are left to pick up the devastation left by the high winds.

The strongest winds recorded reached 106mph

Image credit: NinoAuricchio

Selling your home can be […] Read more

The Worst Place to Sell a House

Worst Place to Sell

Media regularly reports on house prices, buoyant markets and raising house prices, but where is the worst place to sell a house? Unfortunately, according to Quick Move Now, the number one worst place to sell your house is Wallasey and on average it takes 358 days to sell a house here. At OK Property, we understand that this time scale is not always possible and with our experience, trust OK Property to buy your house in as little as two weeks!

The 10 Worst Places to Sell a Property

Wallasey
Paisley
Sunderland
Colwyn Bay
Newtonabbey
Rochdale
Scunthorpe
Keighley
Bangor (NI)
South Shields

*According to data from home.co.uk and based […] Read more