Happy Holidays

19 December, 2023

May your holiday season be filled with the warmth of home and the company of those you hold dear. Wishing you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year.

Preparing Your Home for Winter

05 December, 2023

With winter approaching, get your home ready for the cold and shield it from potential harm. This guide lays out essential steps to protect your property in winter and keep your insurance valid.

Divorce House Sale Made Easy: Leveraging Get an Offer's Expertise for a Smooth Transition

27 July, 2023

Divorce can be a difficult and emotional process, particularly when it involves dividing assets like your family home. If you find yourself in need of selling your house during a divorce, Get an Offer can be your guiding light. In this comprehensive blog post, we will not only share valuable tips for selling your house during a divorce but also explore the numerous ways Get an Offer can assist you throughout the process.

What happens when leasehold expires?

14 June, 2023

Leasehold properties are a common form of homeownership in the United Kingdom, particularly in flats and apartments.

However, it's important to understand that leasehold ownership comes with a limited duration, and eventually, the leasehold will expire. This article aims to provide a comprehensive overview of what happens when a leasehold expires, including the process leading up to expiration, what happens when the leasehold expires, implications for leaseholders, available alternatives, and the legal considerations involved.

Why an Online Estate Agent is Your Best Choice

08 February, 2023

In June 2022 property market started slowing down. From an estate agent's perspective, the UK property market at the beginning of the year was fairly stable, with some signs of growth. Despite recent interest rate increases (a 14-year high at 4% after a recent Bank of England announcement), which have caused some uncertainty among buyers and sellers, the market as a whole has remained relatively stable.

Happy Holidays

14 December, 2022

As Christmas approaches, the Get An Offer Team would like to take a moment to wish you all the joys of the season.

May your holiday season be filled with love and happiness! Please accept our warmest wishes for a magical Christmas and a joyful New Year!

Landlords looking to sell and exit market

Landlords Looking to Sell & Exit Market at 13 Year High

25 November, 2022

The reduction in Capital Gains Allowance is an “unwelcome blow” and has seen the number of landlords looking to sell up hit a 13-year high. 

Jeremy Hunt announced that the amount you can make from the sale of certain assets before paying tax will fall from £12,300 to £6,000 in April and then to £3,000 in April 2024 in the Autumn statement on Thursday.

Considering buying an HMO?

24 November, 2022

An HMO (House in multiple occupation) is, put simply an investment property much like any buy to let but rather than being self-contained, some facilities such as kitchen and bathrooms will be shared. In years gone by, HMO’s had a rather downmarket reputation thanks to the transient nature of tenants and very often, the reluctance of their landlords to spend money on maintenance to provide decent homes.

Options when a bank downvalues a property

03 November, 2022

The housing market is always changing. Recently, we've seen a shift where banks are now downvaluing properties that they have previously assessed as being worth more. This can be a big problem for homeowners who are trying to sell their home, or for buyers who are looking to purchase one. In this blog post, we'll take a look at the options that are available to both buyers and sellers in this type of situation.

How to Sell a House in the Autumn: Tips to Speed Up the Process

15 September, 2022

It's that time of year again: the leaves are changing colour, the temperature is dropping and pumpkin spice everything is starting to pop up in stores. Yes, autumn is here! And with it comes one of the most popular times to sell a house. If you're looking to sell your home in the next few months, now is the time to start getting ready.

How to Sell Your Home in a Cooling Market

18 August, 2022

The housing market is cooling down, which can make it harder to sell your home. In a hot market, you could probably get away with just putting up a "For Sale" sign and waiting for an offer. However, in a cooling market, you'll need to do more than that. Interest rates are rising, so buyers can be pickier about what they buy. Here are four tips to help you sell your property in a cooling market!

The cost of selling a house

18 July, 2022

 The invisible cost of selling a house.

So you have decided to sell your house!  There is certainly plenty for you to think about having made such a big decision and one of the most important aspects to consider is how much it will cost you to sell your house.

As the cost involved is not negligible and will certainly affect your spending power when it comes to how much you can afford for your next property, it is well worth taking the time to consider all the possible costs involved.

Top tips on moving house with a cat

16 March, 2022

In all the excitement of finding a new home and getting everything organised for the date of the move, you may well have forgotten plans for your cat! Moving house with a cat is not as daunting as it sounds and with careful planning can go smoothly with the minimum of stress for both you and your treasured puss!

If You Won The Lottery, Where Would Your Dream Home Be?

28 October, 2021

London, Cornwall, Scotland or Manchester? New Survey Reveals Where We All Dream Of Living

If you won the lottery, where in the UK would you buy your dream home? The place you’ll live between travelling the world maybe. Maybe that won’t happen but it’s good to think that it might!

A new survey commissioned by Get An Offer has put that very question to potential property buyers .... and the answers may surprise you.

Beware of ‘we buy any house’ scams!

15 October, 2021

10 tips to keep you safe, tips to avoid fraud and getting ripped off.

Selling a house can take a long time and not everyone, unfortunately, has the time to wait (sometimes months) for a property purchase to sell and complete. The allure of a quick house sale brings many to the unregulated sector of quick house sales. A lot of ads for ‘we buy any home’ promoting success and happy faces. 

We say unregulated as unfortunately the sector is and anyone claiming to be regulated is incorrect and should be a warning signal to you.

We’re going to cover on this page everything you’ll need to know to stay safe and avoid getting scammed by ‘we buy any houses’ companies.

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