COV 19 Update: We are still in a position to facilitate buying and selling property without viewings and will continue to be able to offer sellers the ability to sell their home even as estate agents and property auctions close.
Located in South Yorkshire and historically part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, Sheffield derives its name from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. With an industrial history, Sheffield now enjoys a wide industrial base and one of the eight largest cities in the UK that make up the Core Cities Group.
Sheffield is the third-largest English district by population.
The Time it Takes to Sell a Property in Sheffield
Means and Medians
A mean is calculated by adding up all the values and dividing that score by the number of values. It’s what we most commonly think of when we think of an average.
A median is a number found in the exact middle of a set of values.
Both numbers are useful but a mean-average can be heavily influenced by outliers (extreme numbers in the data set) whereas a median-average flattens these outliers out which, in many cases, can help to paint a more real-world picture.
Time to sell figures represent the 90-day period prior to the 18th of March 2020 and are provided by Home.co.uk.
Average Time to Sell
|Selling Time in Sheffield||106 Days||41 Days|
Selling Times in Sheffield by Number of Bedrooms
|One Bedroom||197 Days||103 Days|
|Two Bedrooms||119 Days||45 Days|
|Three Bedrooms||87 Days||31 Days|
|Four Bedrooms||95 Days||45 Days|
|Five Bedrooms||132 Days||58 Days|
With the average length of time, it generally takes to sell (and buy) properties - whether homes, houses or flats through an agent - standing at 129 days nationally and 192 days in South Yorkshire, it is easy to see why people are increasingly turning away from agents and towards other means.
An agent will tend to be limited by their business model. Not only do they have to search for homes, houses and flats to sell but they need to search out buyers. And when an agent is selling properties on the open market they have to help the two parties agree on a price, stay in contact with everyone involved and ultimately close the deal.
It's a lengthy process and buyers and sellers alike, often drop out. And while personal contact and the fact that they are close to you might make an agent feel reassuring (yes they understand your area, your road, even) because they have to generally find homeowners to buy their properties they are not efficient at all, in terms of time, and being far from free their price reflects this.
The agent we work with is different, having both the marketing lists to contact buyers and sell properties, houses and flats quickly via an online auction and private lists (with a guide price) but also the means to buy homes and houses in Sheffield (on your road) from their own reserves.
House Prices in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Numbers taken from Zoopla and are for the 12 months prior to 18.03.20.
|Average Price Paid||£199,972|
|Number of Sales||5,136|
|Current Average Value||£212,973|
|Value Change||£10,354 +5.11%|
House Prices Report - December 2018 to December 2019
|Dec 2018||Dec 2019|
If you want to get the best possible price for your property or properties then to search out, find and contact a good agent who knows your area and road, deals with the kind of property you trying to sell and can find the right buyer at the right price is still a good bet.
But the service isn't free for a seller and the price is still what people are willing to pay for homes.
Our partner will take any property (flats and houses) in any condition and search their own database for potentially interested buyers to search out a risk free sale at a price that suits.
Selling a House Fast in Sheffield, South Yorkshire
There are many reasons why people may seek to sell their property and many reasons why selling quickly to a cash buyer might be preferable to the more traditional option of selling through an estate agent.
Most obviously there is the speed-of-sale. With properties in Sheffield taking, on average, 106 days to sell, being able to have the money in the bank in just 7 days could be an attractive option for those who have inherited a property, those who own an empty property that is costing them money, those who need to move quickly because of work commitments or those in financial difficulty with their own home.
But speed isn't everything.
Some properties simply can not be sold through conventional means to homeowners and investors requiring a mortgage. So, if your house is of non-standard construction, has sitting tenants, is in a state of disrepair, has a short lease or is the victim of invasive plants like Japanese Knotweed, you may have little choice but to search for an off-market to a cash buyer.
And selling homes to a cash buyer does not necessarily mean you won't get a good price. You can still get full market value for a house sold in this way. So, increasingly, homeowners, landlords and investors are turning to this method of selling, simply because it is more straightforward and convenient than dealing with estate agents and timewasters.
Read on for an explanation on how it works and what our partner offers for a quick house sale and get in contact if you need to a free consultation to discuss your circumstances and your property.
What's On Offer
Our partner has 3 packages available. They will buy any property in any condition, in 28 days for 100% market value, in 28 days for a fixed-price offer or in 7 days for 80% market value.
For the 28-day fixed-price offer the seller could be entitled to an immediate cash-advance of up to 89% of the value of the property.
Frequently Asked Questions
How fast can you buy my house?
We can help you complete a house sale, guaranteed, in 7 days for 80% of market value or in 28 days for either 100% of market value or a fixed-price. There is also the option of an immediate cash advance in lieu of sale.
Will I get a good price for my house?
We will help you get you the best possible price for your property at that moment in time. We will market your property using our unique pricing scheme to get maximum buyer interest so we can get the offers flowing in.
How do I get a quote?
Simply fill in the form on this page and a consultant will be in touch to talk you through your options and the various available packages.
What about COV19 and Social Distancing?
We are still in a position to facilitate buying and selling property without viewings and will continue to be able to offer sellers the ability to sell their home even as estate agents and property auctions close.