I want to sell my home

Ready to move onward, upward or buy another home from us? With Shared Ownership you can.

We’re here to help you sell your home.

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I’m ready to sell

If you think now is definitely the right time to sell your home then get in touch with our team and we'll start the ball rolling.

All you need to do is complete a couple of forms and provide us with your EPC & RIC's valuation. If you haven't got either of these, just ask and we can help.

From there, we'll do the rest.

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How long does it take?

In most cases, we’ve got an 8 week nomination period to sell your home from the moment we put it on the market. If you think now is the right time to sell your home then get in touch with our team and we'll start the ball rolling.

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What’s the cost to sell my home?

It’s usually around 1.5% + vat of the agreed sale price of your share when we have sold it' of your home when we have sold it.

Just ask though and we’ll let you know.

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Have you got more info?

Sure. Take a look at our useful info on how to sell your home by clicking on the tabs above. You can click the button below to leave your details and our team will be in touch.

It’s quite straight forward.

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On hand to help

We’re pretty good at what we do. From the initial enquiry, through to the final sale of your home, our team are here to help. We’ll keep you posted along the way with how things are going throughout the journey, ensuring everything goes to plan.

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Let us know that you want to sell

We just need you to provide us with a few bits and pieces to get the ball rolling. Click the button below to start the journey.

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Putting your home on the market

Once we’ve got the info, our team will produce the draft marketing details for you to approve. Then, we’ll exclusively advertise your home on our website as well as through the Help To Buy and Zoopla websites too.

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Finding a buyer for your home

Our team work hard to find the right buyer for your home. We’ll liaise with you If you think now is definitely the right time to sell your home then get in touch with our team and we'll start the ball rolling. All you need to do is complete a couple of forms and we'll do the rest.

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We’ve got a buyer, what happens now?

That's amazing news. As soon as we have a buyer for your home, our team will work with the relevant parties to help the sale go through. This usually takes something like 12-16 weeks to complete and we'll keep you posted as we go.

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The rent and service charge bit

Whilst you’re still living at your current home, you’ll still need to pay us the rent and any service charges until the day you move out. We'll let you know the final amount to pay once we've got a completion date sorted.

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Handing over the keys

When we know the final completion date, you’ll need to chat to your solicitor or the new buyer about handing over the keys to your home and anything else such as parking permits or garage keys for example.

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What if we don’t sell in the nomination period?

It’s unlikely, but if we don’t have a buyer lined up for you, then you can either leave it with us for a little longer to try and find one or speak to an estate agent to sell the home for you; they can either sell the share you own or the full property value. We can chat you through this if we don't sell in the nomination period.

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Tips for taking great photos of your home

Taking great photos is the most significant part of marketing your home.
This guide will give you all the hints and tips to take some great photos.

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Freshen up

A fresh coat of neutral paint and a “spring clean” throughout will do wonders to smarten up a tired looking home.

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Preparing for viewings

You’ll want the house to appeal to as many people as possible. Don’t smoke or cook before viewings and turn the lights and heating on. If you’ve got parking, leave a space free for the buyer.

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Showing your home

Guide viewers around the property first. Showing the best rooms first or last. Highlight the positive points, like a south-facing garden or convenient parking. Then invite viewers to take another tour round the property on their own, but be on hand to answer any questions they might have.

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De-clutter and de-personalise

Keep surfaces clean and clear of appliances, jars, etc. Put things you don’t really use in the attic or in storage. This will make rooms feel bigger.

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What service is provided for the sale fee?

Our team work hard to market and help find a buyer for your home.
We produce full market appraisals and produce all the marketing materials, this includes website uploads, advertising through social media, mail shots and calls to potential buyers we know of. Our team are on live chat most of the time too, so if people are interested, we're right there to give them the information they need. Once we find a buyer, we'll do all the legal bits to make the sale happen.

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Why do I have to have a RIC’s valuation done?

In most cases, we can put you in touch with an independent valuer. Just ask and we can let you know who.

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Why do I need an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)?

This let's us and the buyer of your home know how efficient your home is energy wise. It's a legal requirement, but a good thing to note is that if your home is less than 10 years old, then you'll definitely have one already. If not, just ask.

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Can I sell 100% of my home?

If we are unable to find a buyer within the nomination period, in most cases you will then be able to market the full 100% on the open market. Aster will receive their share of the sale price of the home on completion of the sale. Please note that higher legal costs may apply and there could be a stamp duty liability. Please seek advice from your solicitor.

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I have found a new home that I would like to buy, how do I proceed?

That's great, but before looking for a new property your current home should be under offer to avoid disappointment. Aster will make every attempt to sell your share as soon as possible, however we cannot confirm the time it will take to nominate a buyer.

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