There are a lot more options to sell your house than you might think, and it all depends on what you’re comfortable with, and what your time frame is. Do you need to sell your house fast? Are you holding out for the best price? Are you comfortable being part of a chain? How hands on do you want to be?

Estate Agents – The traditional way to sell your house, most people do it this way and there are advantages and disadvantages – good if you have time to wait and your property is prime for owner occupiers

Newspaper Ads – There’s normally a particular day your local paper will print a special property section – advertise here to attract buyers, but be warned you will have to handle all the viewings yourself

Leaflets – For those with some marketing flair, deliver yourself for the really cheap option, or pay from 3p per leaflet to have them delivered by someone else

Postcards – Another self marketing tool, put some up in shops in your local area, it’s a very personal approach

Auctions – Most likely to sell, can be volatile in terms of price – if a bidding war erupts over your property you may get a big windfall, if it doesn’t you might get well under market value

Local Investors – Great for cash offers and fast sales, find them in the paper, online – the form on the right will put you in contact with some straight away

Online – Facebook, MySpace, gumtree, rightmove, zoopla – sometimes low cost or no cost, sometimes expensive, there are lots of ways to sell your house online – great if you know how the technology works and you’re net savvy.

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