Do you have an unsold
house or flat in Scotland? If you have failed to find a buyer through
traditional means - we can help.
The Scottish "offers over" system
The Scottish "offers
over" system traditionally favours sellers. Of course, much depends on
how low the offers over price is set. When it's set low relative to the
full survey value it can create something of a feeding frenzy for
certain types of property. Good for sellers, bad news for buyers. It's
not unusual for properties to sell at levels in excess of their full
But when the market
starts to show signs of stalling it is exactly this system that can lead
to properties having prolonged closing dates or being switched over to a
House seller greed?
Even in Scotland houses or flats go unsold
As Scots ourselves we
know the Scottish system of buying and selling property has created a
very optimistic house selling culture. We simply have less of a
tradition of negotiating house prices.
languishing on the Glasgow market for three months and more? Edinburgh
investors trying to off-load property quickly because their buyer is
messing them around? Surely not? Well, yes. Right here, right now, as of
We're being approach
by increasing numbers of unhappy house sellers who have an unsold house
or flat in Scotland and whose patience is frankly, wearing thin.
The Scottish property
market is probably the most resilient in the UK. Traditionally, this has
been due to good affordability and the house selling process itself.
Times have changed.
Affordability is now
a hot political topic. The house selling process is under going changes.
Even in Scotland you can't count on getting a quick sale.
And if your property
needs work, whether its just updating or wholesale modernisation it may
still not sell or attract the right sort of offers. If this describes
your unsold house or flat in Scotland it might be time for a re-think.
This type of property
can sometimes best be sold to a professional. Many house hunters are
only interested in properties in "walk-in" condition. Other properties
are "in-between" markets. They need serious updating but don't have
sufficient potential to attract offers from amateur or professional
you have an unsold house or flat in Scotland?
Like everybody else
Scottish homeowners want a smooth, trouble-free house sale. And once the
decision is made to upsticks we all want it all to happen
The number of
Scottish house sales that never make it to the finishing line is rising.
Meanwhile the clock is ticking, and mortgages must get paid. More
Scottish homeowners are coming unstuck when they assume their existing
house will sell. Meanwhile they put an offer on their new property. The
difficulties caused through having an unsold house or flat just go on..
Help yourself - get
your unsold house or flat off your hands
If your unsold house
or flat is giving you grief - talk to us.
At the very least we should be
able to give you some price or valuation information to allow you to
double-check your pricing. Or we can have an initial chat about possibly buying
unsold house or flat in Scotland. Now wouldn't that really take the