Selling

Hundreds of sellers consider raffling their home after woman wins £845,000 manor

An 18th-century manor in Lancashire now has a new owner – thanks to a £2 raffle ticket – and there is keen interest from other homeowners to raffle off their properties.

A holiday lull for house prices

Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | News

The holiday season is in full swing, with the main indices reporting minor growth over the past month or, in the case of Rightmove, a drop in asking prices.

Rock star neighbours and cockerels crowing: House buyers reveal the most off-putting noises

Friday, 18 August 2017 | News

House sellers may struggle to offload their property if they are plagued by rowdy neighbours and other noises, according to new research.

Thousands of London’s ex-council house tenants have become millionaires

Monday, 07 August 2017 | News

The Right to Buy scheme has seen former council house tenants in the capital enjoy mega returns on owning their properties.

Read our 10 most popular stories from July 2017

Tuesday, 01 August 2017 | News

Make sure you're up to date with all the latest news, tips and guides by checking out the 10 most popular stories on Moneywise.co.uk in July 2017.

Three in 10 Moneywise users would try home staging to sell a property

Monday, 24 July 2017 | News

Three in 10 (29%) Moneywise.co.uk users would consider using a home staging firm to try and sell their property, according to our latest poll results.

Five ways to home stage on a shoestring

Friday, 21 July 2017 | Article

Hiring a company to stage and decorate your property to lure in potential buyers could mean you get a lot more when you sell, and in a cooling property market, it could clinch a sale.

Online agents outperform average – but not top – high street rivals

Thursday, 01 June 2017 | News

Britain’s online estate agents are starting to outperform many of their high street rivals, according to research by the HomeOwners Alliance (HOA)....

Arsenal and Chelsea bottom of the Premier League property price growth table

Tuesday, 09 May 2017 | News

Arsenal’s less than stellar performance in the Premier League this season is matched by an even poorer performance in the property price growth tables, according to new research by an online estate agent.

Taylor Wimpey apologises over unfair ground rent clause

Wednesday, 10 May 2017 | News

Taylor Wimpey has apologised to leaseholders and set aside £130 million to sort out a problem with the terms of its leases for new-build houses which can see ground rents soar over the long term.

Cost of moving soars to £9,500

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 | News

Some 65% of would-be buyers typically expect the cost of moving house to be almost £2,000 less than it actually is, according to new research by the Post Office.