Frequently Asked Questions

Once you complete the form question found on this page, we’ll quickly follow up with you in within 24 hours with a cash offer deal and explaining your options. We will be contacting you with your phone number provided or email address.

We’ve got lots of very experienced valuers in our office and they use some very clever internet based systems to give you a valuation, very quickly, far quicker than anyone else in the market could do.

We’ll then send out an RICS, that’s the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors independent surveyor to see your property, just to check for structural problems or any other issues there might be.

Once we’ve agreed to purchase your property, we’ll take care as much as we possibly can for you.

So, we’ll instruct your solicitor and our solicitor to carry out the basic conveyancing process; that’s just the legal transfer of the property from you to us, and they’ll take care of a lot of things.
All you’ll need to really do is sign contracts that come through the post and answer some basic inquiries on the property and that should be that. It should all be very straight forward and quick from there.

Once you’ve contacted us the average time to actually receive cash for the property is three weeks. It can sometimes be faster and it can sometimes be slower, if that’s what an owner prefers.

But as soon as you contact us the whole process is then engaging to purchase just as quickly as possible and get you the cash that you need, fast.

There is zero risk and zero cost coming to Tom Buys House Today.  don’t charge any fees and we also cover all valuation fees, of course you won’t have an estate agent fee either. So coming to us you know the price that we’re paying for a property is the money you actually receive at the end of the day.

We’ll deal with as much of the paperwork as possible, so we’ll instruct your solicitor as well as our own and they’ll deal with most things between them.

We’ll always help that process along, so if you’ve got any queries at all, don’t hesitate to contact us or your solicitor for help or advice.
There are certain things that you’ll need to do as a seller; signing the contract, replying to some basic inquiries about the property, but other than that, all of the paperwork is taken care of by us and your solicitor.
So, there is nothing to worry about.

Compared to selling with an estate agent the whole process is confidential, there are no for-sale boards, no local advertising, etcetera. We just come in and purchase the property with no fuss.

There are a couple of things we have to do; instruct your solicitor and a local surveyor, but other than that nobody else is going to know that the property is changing hands until it has actually gone through.

Remember, by selling to us there’s zero risk and zero fees. So, if you do have to pull out of the transaction, that’s fine. There’s no charge to us whatsoever and we’ll even cover the cost of your solicitors.

So, there is nothing to worry about if your circumstances do change and you have to withdraw from the sale.