There’s no denying it; a property transaction is one of life’s most stressful experiences. A study by Which? Mortgage Advisers back in 2016 found that selling a house is second in the stress list, behind only getting divorced and ahead of events like having a child, getting married and even arranging care for a relative.
Over 250,000 people live in park homes across the U.K, and they are becoming an increasingly popular housing option, particularly for those looking to downsize. There are more than 1,700 park home sites across the country, many of them located in beautiful surroundings in prime areas.
It’s obvious from the TV adverts for the portals how stressful selling a home is. The adverts for Zoopla and Purplebricks even make fun of it and “commissary” is a new word that entered the English language as a result. It’s that feeling you get when you realise you paid too much in commission for selling your home.
It’s no secret that there are plenty of additional fees to deal with when buying a property besides the actual price of the transaction, from stamp duty to property search fees and survey costs. But there are lots of fees to take into account when selling a property as well. You need to consider the costs that could be involved in holding a vacant property too if the house is left empty incurring costs.
Empty Homes released a report in 2015 which shows how many empty properties there are in the UK. This study revealed that there were over 600,000 empty homes in the UK at this time.