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How to sell a problem property

Selling a problem property to a cash buying company can offer a quick and convenient solution for homeowners facing various challenges with their property.

Cash buying companies specialize in purchasing properties in any condition, including those that may be difficult to sell through traditional methods. Whether the property is in need of extensive repairs, has legal or title issues, or is facing repossession, cash buyers can offer a straightforward and hassle-free sales process.

One of the primary advantages of selling to a cash buying company is the speed of the transaction. Cash buyers can often complete the sale within a matter of weeks, providing homeowners with a fast and guaranteed sale without the delays associated with listing on the open market. This can be particularly beneficial for homeowners facing urgent financial pressures or those looking to avoid repossession or foreclosure. Additionally, cash buyers typically purchase properties as-is, relieving homeowners of the burden of costly repairs or renovations.

Furthermore, selling to a cash buying company can offer certainty and peace of mind to homeowners dealing with problem properties. Cash buyers can provide a fair and transparent offer upfront, allowing homeowners to know exactly how much they will receive for their property without the uncertainty of negotiations or the risk of a sale falling through. By bypassing the traditional sales process and working directly with a cash buyer, homeowners can streamline the selling process and avoid the stress and uncertainty associated with selling a problem property on the open market.

How to get rid of a house you don't want?

Sell your problem property to SellTo

A problem property will have a major defect, fault or issue;  usually with its structure or immediate environment. Subsidence, dry rot, building works without planning permission, damp and Japanese Knotweed can all constitute a problem property.

SellTo has cash ready and waiting to buy:

Properties requiring extensive and costly refurbishment work 
Ugly houses that nobody wants 
Empty and abandoned properties 
Houses and flats with problem tenants that refuse to leave 
Properties with challenging legal issues 
Unwanted property that is causing you stress from having to pay for upkeep 
Properties with structural or ground condition issues 
Buildings with physical problems such as Japanese knotweed, major damp, dry rot etc. 

A problem property will have a major defect, fault or issue;  usually with its structure or immediate environment. Subsidence, dry rot, building works without planning permission, damp and Japanese Knotweed can all constitute a problem property. 

The best way to get rid of a house you don’t want is to sell your property to SellTo. We have 2 immediate options for you that will get you the sale you need. A Cash sale or an Auction Sale. Its Simple, Fast and the best solution for your problem property. Contact Us and we will discuss what is best for you – an auction sale or immediate cash sale. 

How our Auction service works

Cash Sale
Sell in 30-60 Days
BEST Prices Paid
No Estate Agents Fees
ZERO Legal Fees
ZERO Stress
Step 1
Get in Touch
Contact our professional team to discuss your property and to consider all of your options.
Step 2
Auction Options
If your willing to wait a little longer than a fast cash sale, our auction partner is an excellent alternative.
Step 3
Completion Date
Normally; an unconditional sale is 30 days after the auction sale and 60 days for a conditional auction sale.
Step 4
Get Paid
On your chosen completion date, the sale is legally completed and the money is transferred to you.

We will work FAST to find you the best solution - so you can sell your property quickly at the BEST possible price...

We offer 2 different options depending on your desired timescales and price expectations. This means we can easily identify and work towards your goals...


For you if speed of sale is more important than price.


We realise that many of our homeowner clients do not have the luxury of time when selling up. You may simply be looking for a quick and secure sale in the least amount of time possible. You may also not wish to deal with estate agents, viewings, mortgages falling through and buyers messing them about. Starting out as a traditional we buy any house company, SellTo now offer a much broader service. Our priority is to cater to the ever-evolving needs of our clients. Please contact us today so we can discuss how our sell house fast process works, get you a valuation and firm cash offer promptly.


For you if you want to sell quick without the need to discount.


Selling at auction has evolved considerably in recent years and people like you are now getting amazing results. Here at SellTo, we can get your property listed in days and we ensure all properties that we send to auction get the very best exposure. We are available to deal with enquiries and show buyers around properties and we also fully vet the bidders to ensure they are in a genuine position to proceed with the sale. The beauty of the auction service is that once the hammer falls, the buyer is obliged to complete. Failure to do so results in heavy financial penalties (hence why buyers complete the sale quickly.)

What is the best way to sell a problem property?

Selling your house to a cash buying company can offer several benefits, including a fast sale, no need for repairs or renovations, and certainty of closing. You can sell your problem property promptly with SellTo. Achieve the fast sale you desire. Click here to contact us