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Some Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to sell my house? 


The best time to sell your house is when you are ready to do it.  The local property market is buoyant so if you are thinking of selling then Arthur King is with you every step of the way and will happily provide a free no obligation valuation.

What should I do before selling my house?


Research and understand the local housing market and get a good understanding of what your home is worth.  Arthur King Estate Agents covering Church Village, Tonteg, Llantwit Fardre, Beddau, Llantrisant, Pontyclun, Talbot green and the surrounding areas and here are the average values of properties sold in these areas over the past 12 months


Create a great first impression for potential buyers.  Get rid of all the stuff that you have managed to accumulate in every nook and cranny, give the property a fresh coat of paint, make any minor repairs and ensure you market your property in the best possible light. 

Find a great agent who knows the local area, the properties, the people that live and work here, and who delivers unrivaled customer service.  Arthur King has  extensive market knowledge of Llantwit Fardre, Tonteg, Church Village, Efail Isaf and the surrounding areas, we limit the number of new customers to ensure we are able to maintain our tailor made service.

What does it cost to sell my house?


The average house price in CF38 the postcode covering Llantwit Fardre, Beddau, Church Village, Tonteg, Efail Isaf and the surrounding areas is £228,000.  In CF72 covering Pontyclun, Talbot Green, Llantrisant and the surrounding areas is £244,000.


Historically local estate agent fees range between 1% and 1.25% meaning the average cost of selling your home ranges between £2,950 (1.25%) and £2,360 (1%).


Arthur King offer the most competitive fees in the area and will sell your home quickly and for the best possible price for a flat rate of commission of 0.8%.  


Based on local average property value this means our customers will pay £1,888 a real saving of £1,062 which can be used to cover other costs such as conveyancing, remortgage fees.

How long will it take to sell my house?


The local property market is booming with house prices currently being snapped up quickly across both CF38 and CF72 postcodes.  The valuation, presentation and marketing of the property will have a direct impact on the amount of time it will take to sell.

if an offer on my house is made do I have to accept it?


No, there is no obligation for you to accept any offer. ever!  Arthur King will work tirelessly to ensure we secure the best price for your house and complete all negotiations on behalf of our customers.

Who conducts the house viewings?


Let Arthur King complete your viewings, not only is it stressful for the sellers but it can also make potential buyers feel uncomfortable when the owners are in the house at the time of the viewing.

If you are looking to sell your property then please request a free no obligation valuation  or contact us today by emailing or calling 01443 217782.