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Sell or let faster! Display a board outside your property No No No

But I'm With A Sole Agent ?? No Problem !!
You can still sell or let your property yourself
and NOT pay the Agents Commission!
Its official - The Office of Fair Trading states

Sole Agent: the term refers to your appointed Estate Agent - the only agent with the right to sell your property. You should be able to sell the property yourself without paying the agent a fee - provided that the buyer was not introduced to you by the agent during the contract period.
Houseladder is Replacing The Need For Estate Agents
By Reaching Millions Of Buyers And Tenants Online
By Advertising Your Property on our Partner Of websites.
We have spent the last 7 years developing and improving our tried and tested solution to help sellers and landlords find buyers and tenants without the need for an Estate Agent. Where other sites copy, we lead. We can help you -

  1. Save £1000s by reaching over 70% of home seekers fast across the whole UK via the speed and ease of the internet. You can have your property on the internet within 10 minutes, most agents take weeks!

  2. Sell or let faster by reaching millions home seekers every month. Your property could be listed on our Partner property sites within 24 / 48 hours, again agents can take weeks.

  3. Advertise where the Agents advertise and cut out the Estate Agent.

  4. Advertise privately even with a Sole Agent and when you sell or let via Houseladder you do not have to pay any commission , even to your sole Agent. Houseladder is not an agent, we are simply a method for you to advertise privately, and therefore you will not break you sole agent contract.

  5. Reach local home seekers who don't have internet access who are driving up and down your street and double your viewings! Display your own For Sale or Let board Agents receive over 40% of their business from boards alone.

  6. Save £1000s in commission and sell or let property faster in conjunction with your Agent . Many of our customers choose to advertise with us and stay with their Agent at the same time. Most Agents only advertise on one property website, we advertise on many. By using us and your Agent together you can maximise your exposure and sell or let faster!

  7. Reach 1000s of waiting sellers and tenants by email who have registered and may be waiting for your property.

  8. Houseladder is the UKs most visited property site dedicated to private sellers and landlords, receiving over 400,000 visitors a month . No other private site reaches as many buyers and tenants as we do. None of our competitors come close . (Independently monitored by Alexa, an Amazon.com company)

  9. You are in full control. Update and change your advert at any time. Quickly and easily change you asking price in minutes, and waiting buyers and tenants will be emailed . Agents can take weeks to adjust your property details.

  10. Get real feedback fast. Deal direct with the home seekers and really see how popular your property to increase your price.

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'We swapped numbers' Bruce and fiancée Melanie Jones sold their home near Bristol through Houseladder.

'The best thing we did was exchange numbers with our buyer. We'd told her we'd leave the washing machine, but later we decided to take it with us. Because we told her directly, although she wasn't delighted, it didn't become an issue. Being in direct contact also saves time - you can sort things out in moments.'

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3 Bed End Terraced

Kettering Northamptonshire .

Asking Price £525 per month each

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YES! I Want To Save £1000s In Commission!
YES! I Want To Sell Or Let Faster!
But How?

Your property will be advertised across our network of partner sites which attract over 1 million home seekers every month. These sites include:

Advertise your property on Houseladder

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Houseladder is ranked highly on all the major search engines including Google, Yahoo, MSN and many more

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On Average our Sellers and Landlords
With Our For Sale and To Let Boards,
When Used With Their Internet Adverts!

For Sale Board To Let Board

Do I Need a Board?
YES! You will sell or let faster. That is why Estate Agents love them. Although 70% of people now use the internet to find their next property, there are still 30% of people that find their new home by other means such as a board. Our high quality double-sided Estate Agents For Sale Boards and Letting Agents To Let Signs enable you to market your home to non Internet buyers and tenants - Privately! On Average our customers say 50% of their viewings are generated directly from their boards .

Are they like real Agents boards?
YES! They are made in the same factory as many leading estate agents. Our For Sale Signs and To Let Boards are manufactured to the highest quality. Made from rigid weatherproof corrugated polypropylene and complying with local planning regulation (size 800mm x 600mm), these For Sale and To Let boards are equal to those used by all Estate Agents.

Can I display MY telephone number?
YES!. When you received the board you can display your own telephone number. By receiving the calls yourself you really get to judge the number of people interested in your property. No middle man. Within the kit we supply all you need to easily display your telephone number professionally.

Are they easy to assembly?
YES! It takes about 10 minutes. You will need to buy a 2"x 2" wooden post approximately 8 feet tall which cost about £2 from a local DIY shop such as B&Q. The For Sale and To Let boards are supplied with assembly instructions, nuts, bolts and tie raps.

How long to deliver?
Normally 3 to 5 working days. Delivery by Royal Mail.

Home Information Packs NOW SCRAPPED!!

Home Information Pack duties are suspended with immediate effect from 21 May 2010. This means that homes marketed for sale on or after this date will no longer require a Home Information Pack. However, EPCs are still required.

Advertise your property on Houseladder TODAY!
From only £69.99 a month or £119.99 until sold or let (max 1 year) reach over 1 million home seekers across the UK on the UKs biggest websites. For an extra £30 reach local buyers and tenants with your own For Sale or To Let Board. And remember your Estate Agent is only doing the same and then charging you £1000s for the privilege. By delaying you will give your agent a head start and lose your opportunity to save £1000s and sell or let faster. We have advertising options to suit everyone.

You Only Get ONE Chance To Save Paying Your Agent £000s in Commission

And remember your Estate Agent is only doing the same and charging you £1000s for the privilege. By delaying you will give your Agent a head start and lose your opportunity to save £1000s and sell or let faster.

If your Agent finds Your Buyer before you, you will then have to pay £1000s in Commission! Act Today To Beat Your Agent!
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GOLD+ : Partner Sites, 1 Year, Board £149.99

List your property on our Partner property websites for 1 year reaching over 1 million home seekers a month, exactly where the Agents find 70% of their buyers and tenants, until sold or let (max 1 year). Including Home.co.uk, Trovit, The Sun, Lycos, ThomsonLocal and many more.

PLUS! Premium ads are listed BEFORE free ads increasing the number of times your advert is seen.

PLUS! Your property is listed immediately on Houseladder until sold or let (max 1 year). You can only reach these buyers and tenants if you advertise on Houseladder.

PLUS! Your very own professional For Sale or To Let board for you to display outside your property. Sell or let faster and double your viewings.


PLUS! You can include 12 photos and unlimited text to really promote your home. Photos can be either loaded online (jpg, bmp or gif), emailed to us or paper copies posted to us, which we will scan in FREE of charge.

PLUS! You can link directly to you own website

PLUS! Your email address is protected via our own secure system, which hides your email and prevents spammers knowing your email address. We never release your email address to anyone.

PLUS! As many changes to your advert as you like and we will re-publish your changes to our partner sites FREE OF CHARGE. Changes take 24/48 hrs to reach partner sites.

PLUS! You can see how many times your advert has been read and review all enquiry emails that have been sent to you in your 'Statistics Centre'. We store a copy of every enquiry email just in case you loose them.

PLUS FREE BONUS! - Receive our ebook 'How to sell or Let faster' worth £47 packed with useful tips to save £1000s more .

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GOLD : Partner Sites, 1 Year - £119.99

As the GOLD+ package but without the 'For Sale' or 'To Let' board. Perfect for properties where a board is not allowed. Your property advertised on our partner sites until sold or let (max 1 year)

SILVER : Partner Sites, 1 Month - £69.99

As the GOLD+ package but only for 1 month and without the 'For Sale' or 'To Let' board. Your property is advertised on our partner sites for 1 month.

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Darren and Paula Meer have their £300,000 six bedroom terrace house in Broadstairs, Kent under offer thanks to Houseladder. 'Two reasons persuaded us to go down this route,' says Darren. 'I didn't want to pay an estate agent £6,000 and I wanted to have direct contact with our buyers. Also, every agent I had spoken to said that 70 per cent of their sales came through their internet sites, so it seemed a pretty good idea to do it ourselves.'


Linda and Andy Graham sold their house in March and moved into their new home six weeks later after using Houseladder

The couple, of Dunoon in Argyll and Bute, were keen for a quick sale as Andy had been forced to retire because of ill health and was scheduled for a triple heart bypass.

They had been caught with an endowment policy shortfall on the mortgage for their three bedroom bungalow and wanted to buy somewhere cheaper and be free or a mortgage before the operation.

Linda said: ' We had tried to sell the house a while before but hadn't had any joy. But with any due to go into hospital, we were keen to sell up and get our finances in order.

'One evening while I was surfing the net I stumbled across houseladder.com and thought I would give it a go. I worded the advert and put the photos on. It was all pretty straightforward.'

'We had 900 visits to the site. In the end a couple from Brighton bought it within two weeks of the advert on and within six weeks we'd also bought and moved into our new home, a min-terrace in Arrochar.'

'We have a different selling system in Scotland where potential buyers put in closed bids and we asked for offers over £95,000'

'We had 900 visits to the site and the inquires came in from as far a field as Germany, which certainly wouldn't have happened if we'd have gone through a local agent! In the end we had three firm offers and the couple from Brighton got it for £110,000.

'I think we did pretty well and we were delighted it al happened so quickly. We can now live mortgage-free and we have also saved ourselves a couple of thousands in agency fees.'

Linda, 56, added that her husband had now had his operation and was recovering at their new home in Arrochar.

The Observer

Estate agents - who needs 'em?
A few of us, maybe

Jane Hardy on relations with the breed we love to hate

Do you really need an estate agent in the current cooling property market? Similes involving holes and heads spring to mind, and over dinner party tables there is always a good negative story involving the breed. But trying to sell our des res in a fashionable location on the north Kent coast has clearly shown the pluses and minuses of using the professionals. Even here the market has definitely slowed: estates agents' windows are splattered with 'price reduced' stickers. Interestingly, estate agents partly attribute this to media headlines causing buyer caution. As demand stagnates, so prices (ours included) are cut by £20,000 or more.

One local agent, Anna Sheehan of Harvey, Richards & West, put the case for her profession thus: 'You need help with pricing your property, especially in a tough market , since owners aren't always objective. It is also important to have the services of an estate agent at the other end of the process, when a sale has been agreed. We can conclude the deal and help make sure it goes through.

'Vendors can't necessarily get an overview, particularly when there's a chain involved. We are in touch with solicitors and other agents when necessary, some of whom won't readily talk to owners acting for themselves.'

She may have a point, but our initial experience with estate agents wasn't the happiest. Admittedly we made every mistake in the book (see below for what not to do). We didn't ask around for reputable names; we went with the obvious agency, let's call them Young, Thrusting and Ruthless, who seemed to have most boards around (often saying Sold). We also rushed into a sole agency agreement, since we were keen to secure another property with the same agent. Mistake. After being gazumped, twice (at the agents' recommendation, it turned out) , and other poor treatment, we switched agents. But in the interim, we advertised in the Standard and thought about going it alone.

One seller who is benefiting from the diy approach is Ann Roberts, 35, who is in the process of securing a sale on her and her partner's country cottage in Sussex. Why did she opt for self-sale? 'I have a little experience, having worked for an estate agent for six months.'

What Ms Roberts learnt was how to get a buyer and push the sale through. This involved two weeks' intensive titivation of their home, repainting and tidying any weak areas. And yes, the predominant colour scheme is neutral with green accents. She doesn't agree with Sheehan that only professionals can get access to vital information. 'Before you accept an offer, do what a good estate agent should do: check out the chain process and talk to the relevant estate agents and solicitors.'

If you are phone literate, she feels, it isn't impossible. 'After all, it's in everybody's interest to process the sale.'

Ann recommends using self-sale property websites such as www.houseladder.co.uk , where you can advertise your home. She first got valuations, also free, from a couple of estate agents. They varied in their assessment by £25,000, and Ms Roberts had the added problem of the similar next-door property being for sale. Undeterred, Ms Roberts and partner made their own board (you can get one from websites) and a sign for the nearby lane indicating a property for sale. In three months, they had several viewings, and now have an offer . Ms Roberts' budget for advertising was £500. She tried the Standard too, with no success, and local newspaper ads.

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Graphic designer Ben Clayton sold the two-bedroom house he owned in Bromley with his partner Amelia

"It sold within 10 days of it appearing on HouseLadder.co.uk for the asking price of £205,000. It had been on with estate agents too but I reckon they just showed it to people who weren't even seriously interested, just to show they had property on the market. We've saved £3,100 on estate agents' fees" says Ben.

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'Our house sold online' - When Ray Rushton-Gough's mother died, he put her home - 200 miles from where he and his wife live - for sale on the web.

'I initially asked an estate agent to help sell the house, but in seven months we didn't get any viewers. So I took over, signed up with www.houseladder.co.uk and dropped the price by 10%. I had 35 calls in two weeks and didn't feel intimidated about negotiating. It took just a month to sell.'

SOLD! Saved £5639 !!

4 Bed Semi Detached

Bushey, Hertfordshire.

Asking Price £319,950

Private house sale websites can save you thousands or pounds in agents' fees but are they worth all the bother? Nigel Lewis investigates

IN JULY 2003 Allan Vanass begun buying and then doing up properties as a sideline to his main job selling a fuel-efficiency system for vehicles. He bought two four-bedroom houses on Mill way in Bushey, Hertfordshire, and began doing them up. A year later he was ready to sell them but instead decided to move back into one with his wife and sell the second.

He put it on the market for £315,000 with several agents, many of whom he says proved to be 'useless'. 'I got very fed up with spotty teenagers barely out of college and with few sales skills,' says Allan (pictured). 'Their proposed charges varied between £4,725 and £7,100.'

So Allan spent £199 putting his property on the website www.houseladder.co.uk. 'They came around that same day, took all the pictures and property details and spent 45 minutes giving the house a thorough inspection - and by 7pm the house was on the website.' A schoolteacher and his wife viewed the house the following Saturday and put in an offer - which Allan accepted. 'There's a lot more work involved in a private sale,' he says 'but it's worth it to save the agency fees .'

SOLD! Saved £4758 !!

3 Bed Semi Detached

Garrigill, Cumbria.

Asking Price £275,000

I can confirm that we have had an offer for our house which appears to be now progressing well. Well done, if all goes well we will have sold the property within two months of advertising and are due to close the sale at the end of October. Many thanks for you help

Christine Middleton

SOLD! Saved £1454 !!

4 Bed Terraced

Liverpool, Mersyside.

Asking Price £82,500

Well, what can I say? I had the house listed with an estate agent for seven months, had 3 enquiries and one offer 25% below the asking price. If I had proceeded with them that would have cost me over £800! Before you came along I probably would have gone along with their, scandalous, contract.

I've just sold (completion on 28th Oct) my late mothers house in Almeda Road (that's an odd coincidence anyway, what with you being at Almeda House!) and I'm so impressed with the number of enquiries, 1st class service and the wonderful price that I've become an affiliate of yours and am telling loads of people all about you. You should feel, rightly, proud of the service you offer.

699 viewings of my ad 35 email enquiries (and some that simply 'phoned me) Several offers (within £4,000 - 5,000 of price) and the pleasure of dealing with these prospective buyers personally

Thank you very much for a brilliant service - together, we'll change the face of house selling in the UK. :-) ATB (All The Best)

Ray Rushton-Gough

LET! Saved £375 !!

2 Bed Terraced

Leigh, Lancashire.

Asking Rent £375 per month

Many thanks - 1st property done with you, has let within 2 or 3 weeks - saved me £326!!!

Mr Curling

LET! Saved £450 !!

1 Bed Flat

Yeovil, Somerset.

Asking Price £375 per month

Thanks - I am delighted to report that within six days we have found tenants for our flat. Wonderful service, I'm so glad I found you...Best wishes

Christine Young

SOLD! Saved £3966 !!

3 Bed End or Terrace

Surbiton, Surrey.

Asking Price £225,000

Many thanks for all your help. I can't believe it but within 24 hours of the sign going up - I've had 2 enquiries and it looks like it's been sold for the full asking price. I will however keep it on the web and keep the sign up until it signed sealed and delivered!!!!!! Thanks once again.Fab service.

Later Email:

The survey was done today. So my thoughts are to take it off the site and I'll take the board down but keep it just in case it falls through. I don't think it will but you never know. I have had loads of enquiries and these people came round less than 24 hours after you put the board up....not bad eh!!!. Thanks for a fantastic service. Have recommended you to loads of people. Kind regards

Ms Driscoll

LET! Saved £954 !!

3 Bed Semi Detached


Asking Price £795 per month

I let my property the day after I purchased it thanks to Houseladder. I had an agent put up a board - but houseladder was quicker! Many thanks

Alasdair Denton

Enquiry within 30 minutes!!

5 Bed Semi Detached


Asking Price £315,000

Put the board up today and had an enquiry inside 30 minutes !!!! Is that a houseladder record ?


SOLD! Saved £3260 !!

4 Bed Semi Detached

Norwich, Norfolk .

Asking Price £185,000

Dear Houseladder, Thanks to Houseladder, I have sold my property (STC) and saved on estate agents fees. Many, many thanks.

Marion Eastick

LET! Saved £900 !!

3 Bed Terraced

Canterbury, Kent .

Asking Price £750 per month

I would just like to thank you for the use of your website to reach people looking for houses to let l have just let my property through yourselves l am very pleased with your website and l have also recommend a friend to your website. Many Thanks

Maxine Parbott

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4 Bed Semi Detached

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

Asking Price £279,000

Dear house ladder, We have sold through you in three weeks thank you Well done, will recommend you to friends.

Jane and Pete Brooke

LET! Saved £600 !!

2 Bed Terraced

Macclesfield Cheshire .

Asking Price £500 per month

Hi Guys, i am not sure how to inform you of this using web site - I have now let my property thanks to your site. I only had one enquiry and they took it so goodm if not a little lucky.

Mr Houghton

SOLD! Saved £2115 !!

2 Bed Terraced


Asking Price £119,995

I've sold the property through yourselves


SOLD! Saved £2908 !!

3 Bed Detached

Leeds, West Yorkshire.

Asking Price £165,000

Sir, I recently had a property for sale on your site and the house sold pretty quickly, infact we have completed the contract today , I would just like to say thank you and will certainly use your company again as you are obviously a very professional outfit. Thank you

Mr Eric Mckill

SOLD! Saved £4406 !!

3 Bed End Terraced

Keswick, Cumbria.

Asking Price £250,000

Hello Houseladder, Our house was sold (thanks to you) in January .. I have updated my property to "Sold" and would like to tell you how delighted my husband and I have been with your service. We have recommended you to lots of people and I hope you will get more business through this word-of-mouth - you certainly deserve it. Thanks for your help - the money we saved on estate agents has been betterused for carpets in our new house! Best wishes and Happy Easter

Kathryn Potter

LET 2 PROPERTIES! Saved £1260 !!

3 Bed End Terraced

Kettering Northamptonshire .

Asking Price £525 per month each

Hey, great site, by the way...both my rental properties let out without problem from leads from your site. Really impressed, especially as you appear 'well up' in the search engines! Thank you... I will definitely use you site again... if that's ok? Cheers


SOLD! Saved £2908 !!

4 Bed Semi Detached


Asking Price £165,000

Just to let you know we sold our property through yourselves. Many thanks!

Karen and John

LET! Saved £600 !!

3 Bed Semi Detached

Ellesmere Port, Cheshire.

Asking Price £500 per month

Thank you very much for your service, we had two phone calls, one of which has enabled us to let the property, Thank you very much

Sharon Smith

LET! Saved £480 !!

3 Bed Semi Detached

Swansea West Glamorgan.

Asking Price £400 per month

I would just like to take this opportunity to thank you for your service. I advertised the house and in less than one week I have found a tenant. The house had been with an agency who had little communication skills and had been empty for nearly two and a half months. Your site and staff were extremely helpful especially to someone who couldn't split photos that were scanned. If the house becomes available again you will be my first stop. Again many thanks

Chrissie Woolmer

SOLD! Saved £4054 !!

3 Bed Semi Detached

Aldershot, Hampshire.

Asking Price £230,000

Just to let you know we have sold, thanks

Ms H

LET! Saved £570 !!

1 Bed Flat

edlesborough, Bedfordshire.

Asking Price £475 per month

Dear sirs, we would like to thank you for your services and we have now sucessfully rented the flat with many thanks to you.

Ms Beer

SOLD! Saved £2062 !!

2 Bed Flat


Asking Price £117,000

You have worked very well for me as a first time user. On 14 August I accepted an offer. Thank you

Gary McFarlane

SOLD! Saved £5429 !!

3 Bed Terraced

West Wimbledon, London.

Asking Price £308,000

We have currently sold (STC) our house using your facility, thanks very much.... We had tons of people ask us the how and whys of the process, many just walking by, so we hope that we have assisted in drumming up a little business for you. Thanks

Martin J Desmond

SOLD! Saved £2500 !!

1 Bed Semi Detached

Hayes, Middlesex.

Asking Price £142,000

Hi, I just wanted to thank you for a great service. I have now sold my property (subject to contract) and was very pleased with the amount of responses I received from the advert. After three viewings I was made an offer just short of the asking price, which I accepted, and since then I've received a number of enquiries. I've saved over £2500 in estate agents fees, which meant I had more to spend on my new property. Thanks again, and keep up the good work.

Cathy McGeoghan

SOLD! Saved £2758 !!

2 Bed Flat

Docklands, London.

Asking Price £156,500

I sold my property subject to contract. Thanks for your help. I like to advert another one in February. Best regards

Naeem Chowdhury

SOLD! Saved £2794 !!

3 Bed Detached

Crewe, Cheshire.

Asking Price £158,500

Dear Sir, I recently advertised our home with yourselves on the 16th of June I wish to advise you that today I had two buyers after it and we sold it literally a week after your ad. The other potential buyers wish to be made aware if things change since they also want it. We have spent 6 wks with a local agent! it has been a stressful time and we have had two buyers from the advert bidding against each other I will certainly recommend your site, Thank you

Andrea Waring

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