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Decide how to sell

Whether you’re choosing the traditional route with an estate agent or going off piste with a property auction, we’ve got all the info you’ll need to help you choose the best way for you.

Ways of selling

Whether your home is freehold, leasehold or was bought through a government buying scheme, here’s everything you’ll need to know about selling it.

  • As long as your lease is long, selling a leasehold home is pretty similar to selling a freehold home. There'll be some extra paperwork involved, so you'll want a solicitor with leasehold expertise.

  • When you sell a Help to Buy property, you’ll also need to repay the equity loan you borrowed to buy it. That means there are a few extra hoops to jump through in the selling process.

  • Thinking of putting your home under the hammer? Selling your house at auction could help you shift it quickly. Let’s take a look at how auctions work, the pros and cons, and if it could be right for you.

  • When you sell a Shared Ownership property, your housing association or trust will be there to guide you through the process. Here's how it works.

Reasons for selling

Sometimes the reasons for selling a home aren’t always straightforward. We’ll guide you through it all.