HouseSimple is a company based in the United Kingdom and founded in 2007 by Alexander Gosling. This online estate agent organises valuations and advertisements to help you to sell your home and save money at the same time.
It is easy to begin the process of selling your house online with House Simple. After inputting your postcode and contact details and choosing a day and time which suits you, you can sign up for a valuation free of charge. At this session, floor plans will be made and official photographs of your home will be taken. You will also be given information on how valuation works.
If you decide to follow through and use the services of House Simple, your home can be advertised on a wide variety of up to 500 websites. These include portals such asGumtree, s1homes.com and PrimeLocation, major websites including Aol, TalkTalk and Trovit, and the media, featuring newspapers giants like The Times, The Independent and Sunday Express. Indeed, the company boasts to have the United Kingdom’s largest advertising network.
HouseSimple also offer you an expert for the duration who can manage the sale until it is completed. You will receive a ‘for sale’ board and access to your own personal property account which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
The company boast that you will save money by using their services, in comparison to using a more traditional estate agent who will take up to 3% commission. Instead, HouseSimple offer a standard ‘no sale, no fee’ package which is paid when the house is sold. This costs £995.
More services including, for example, a Scottish home report, conveyancing or hosted viewings, amongst others, are also possible. See the company website for a full listing.
If you are dubious about using an online service for such an important task, you can trust HouseSimple with their five star rating of ‘excellent’ on Trustpilot and their award of online estate agent of the year for five consecutive years.
The company website is extremely well-designed and informative. There is host of information which clearly illustrates the HouseSimple process, in addition to tips for selling your home, information on estate agency fees and private house sales. It also features an interesting and informative blog, useful for anyone trying to sell their house, or interested in the housing market in general.