Quick Move Now have put together this informative graphic to show how time differs when selling on the open market compared to selling though the UK’s leading quick home buyer, Quick Move Now. So which is best HOME BUYER vs. ESTATE AGENT?

Selling your home on the open market can take months, but how much time do you actively take dotting the I’s and crossing the T’s?  We think you’ll be surprised at just how long!

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Most people would naturally choose to go down the traditional route of selling their property on the open market via an estate agent. Although this method is tried and tested, there are several downsides, especially if you’re in a rush to sell!


Selling through an estate agent

No guarantees of how long your property will be on the market. The average UK time to sell your home is currently 274 days. If you need to sell your home quickly, this may not be the best option for you!



Selling through Quick Move Now

By selling your home to Quick Move Now, the UK’s leading home buyer. All anxieties and delays of selling on the open market will be eliminated. Quick Move Now can buy your property directly for cash in as little as 7 days to as long as is needed!

Associated Fees
Estate agent fees vary enormously depending on who you use.
These can be anywhere between 1-3.5% of the agreed sale price.To give you an example; House sale price £250,000 – Estate agents fees = £8,750


If you choose to sell your home fast to Quick Move Now, you don’t have the burden of large hidden fees. In fact, Quick Move Now cover the following costs for you:
EPC – Quick Move Now pay
Survey – Quick Move Now pay
Solicitors fess – Quick Move Now pay
Estate agents fees – Eradicated
This all adds up to an average saving of £4000 per property sale.

Estate agents often over value your home to entice you to use them. This can lead to disappointment and a waste of time and money!


Quick Move Now will make a formal offer for the purchase of your property based on independent estate agent valuations. We do not work to set percentage discounts. Every property is unique and is assessed on its own individual merit. We will make the best offer possible based on your property and local market conditions.

Limited opening hours Estate agents work to their own timescales and not those of the seller. Most agents won’t work past 17:30 and only a handful open on Saturday mornings. This can leave sellers frustrated by the lack of communication.


Quick Move Now is on hand 7 days a week to help and support you through your quick house sale. Our dedicated, experienced team, efficient processes and substantial cash reserves allow us to make immediate purchases, enabling you to sell your house quickly and move on with your life!

There are many reasons you may need to sell your property quickly. Regardless of your circumstances, Quick Move Now’s professional cash home buyer service is on hand to help!

Since its inception in 1998, Quick Move Now has bought over 5000 properties, all to the timescale desired by the seller! We are proud of the services we offer and our testimonials speak for themselves and we are always happy to share their experiences with you.

This content was written by Quick Move Now
Published on 27th January 2015
Last updated on 7th August 2018


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