Sell your house in Basildon Fast

Situated between London, Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea, Basildon is a great place to live if you want to be close to the buzz of the capital and enjoy affordable property prices. If you’d like to sell your home in Basildon, but you’d prefer to avoid the time-consuming and often stressful process of a traditional estate agent sale, we are here to help! In as little as seven days we could purchase your home. You can begin the process today by filling in our online form and receiving your free, no-obligation cash offer.

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Basildon is a relatively new town, known for its modern architecture, brutalist designs and unusual buildings, which include St Martin’s Church and its freestanding glass bell tower, built in 1999. The town’s array of shops, entertainment facilities, schools, parks and recreation grounds make Basildon popular among families and professionals alike. What’s more, recent and ongoing regeneration work in the town has seen improvements made to its business district, town centre and housing estates. If you’ve been thinking about moving to Basildon, but need to know more about the town before you make your decision, you’ve come to the right place.

Average costs for Basildon

  • Monthly travel pass: £65
  • Cappuccino: £2.72
  • Pint of beer: £3.87
  • Three course meal for two people: £55
  • Monthly gym membership: £35

Best areas to live in Basildon

Basildon is home to both suburban villages and towns that bustle with people and amenities, and rural hamlets that offer the peace and quiet of countryside living, all within close proximity to central London.


Billericay is a commuter town just 6.7 miles from Basildon and 34 miles from central London. An affluent area with a wealth of secondary schools, sports clubs, shops and amenities, average property prices in Billericay stand at £490,854. The town is steeped in history and jam-packed with beautiful period properties and green spaces like Lake Meadows Park and Mill Meadows.


A built-up suburban district serviced by a train station, Laindon boasts many schools and green spaces like Victoria Park and Markhams Chase, and is thus popular among families. Its proximity to central London also means that many residents are commuters making the most of Laindon’s affordable property prices, which average at £310,276.

Burnt Mills

Burnt Mills is a built-up residential and industrial area north east of Basildon, just 33 miles from central London. It is one of Basildon’s most affordable suburbs, with average property prices standing at £263,147, and is thus extremely popular among commuters and young professionals. Local gyms, restaurants, garages and schools in Burnt Mills, plus nearby parks, means that residents benefit from a wealth of amenities.

Langdon Hills

Langdon Hills is a small, quiet town, perfect for families. It boasts two schools, a village church and a picturesque nature reserve, and is less than 30 miles from central London. Offering the buzz of city living and the peacefulness of the countryside, average property prices in Langdon Hills sit at £415,551.

Noak Bridge

A quaint housing estate in Laindon, Noak Bridge appeals to commuters because of its accessibility via the A127, its proximity to central London, and its affordable property prices, which average at £383,207. It boasts a small primary school, village hall, medical centre and shops, along with the 20-acre Noak Bridge Nature Reserve.

Things to do in Basildon

Whether you prefer the outdoors or indoors, shopping and entertainment or keeping adventurously active, Basildon has something for everyone.

Stroll around Wat Tyler Country Park

A miniature railway, visitor centre, bird-watching hides, a children’s playground, refreshment facilities, and a sculpture trail mean that there’s lots to explore in the 125-acre Wat Tyler Country Park, and cyclists, joggers and walkers can enjoy trails and bridleways teeming with wildlife. 

Watch a show at the theatre

Basildon’s Towngate Theatre is located in the town centre, and hosts a wide programme of plays, musicals, ballets, operas, cover bands and children’s productions. The theatre’s annual pantomime is particularly well loved by local families, and is perfect entertainment for all the family at Christmas time.

A day out at Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park

If you’re into water sports and adrenaline-pumping adventures, Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park is the place for you. Located just three miles from Basildon town centre on Waterfront Walk, Festival Wakeboard & Aqua Park offers visitors the chance to try their hand at kneeboarding and wakeboarding, and to splash about in the Aqua Park.

Hit the shops at Eastgate Shopping Centre

Situated right by Basildon train station, the Eastgate Shopping Centre is bursting with your favourite high street shops, plus a range of eateries, takeaway restaurants and coffee shops. 

Workout at Basildon Sporting Village

Whether you fancy a game of tennis, a dip in the pool, a solo workout or to let loose on the climbing wall, Basildon Sporting Village has a wealth of facilities to keep you active and ensure that you have fun at the same time. The Sporting Village’s gym facility comes complete with dedicated resistance, cardio and free weights areas, while the group fitness studio and sports hall are perfect for team games and fitness classes.

The Good Move difference...

If you’re looking to sell your home quickly, Good Move is the way to go. We’re the most regulated cash house buyer in the industry, and we’ll provide you with up to 85% of the market value of your home, without costing you a penny.

We don’t charge legal or estate agent fees – it’s completely safe to sell your home to us, and we guarantee you won’t run into any hidden charges along the way. We use our own RICS accredited solicitors, but if you want to use your own, we’ll even give you £500 to put towards the cost.


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7 days to completion

Estate Agents

3-6 Months to completion
AVG Market Value£100,000£100,000
Final agreed price after survey£80,000£92,500
Estate agent fees (2% VAT)£0£2,200
Mortgage Payments£0£4,780
Solicitor fees (£1,000 + VAT)£0£1,200
Bills and Repairs£50£1,800
Final Price To Be Paid To The Customer£79,950£81,300
7 days to completion

Estate Agents

3-6 Months to completion
AVG Market Value£100,000£100,000
Final agreed price after survey£80,000£92,500
Estate agent fees (2% VAT)£0£2,200
Mortgage Payments£0£4,780
Solicitor fees (£1,000 + VAT)£0£1,200
Bills and Repairs£50£1,800
Final Price To Be Paid To The Customer£79,950£81,300

Regulated by...

  • NAPB
  • RICS
  • Trading Standards

We’re a direct cash house buyer, which means we have our own resources available to buy your house in Basildon, we don’t need to borrow funds from third-party lenders. To hear what others in your area have said about our service, check out our reviews on independent sites like Trustpilot and – we strive to make selling your home as stress-free as possible.

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How to Sell Your House Fast in Basildon

Perhaps you were left a property by a loved one who passed away, you’re struggling financially and are facing a possible repossession, or don’t want the hassle of selling your home on the open market with a traditional estate agent – whatever your circumstances, Good Move can help.


Frequently asked questions

  • What’s the fastest way to sell my house in Basildon?

    The fastest way to sell your home in Basildon is with a cash house buyer. With Good Move, you’ll get a cash offer for your home within 24 hours of getting in touch, and we can buy your home in just one week depending on your situation.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    Good Move usually take around 21 days to complete the sale of your home – but we’ve bought houses in as little as 7 days, according to customer circumstances.

  • What areas in Basildon do you buy houses?

    We’ll buy your home from anywhere in Basildon – it doesn’t matter whether it’s in Warley, Little Burstead or Sunnymede, we’ll purchase homes in any area.

  • Can I get an online quote to sell my house fast?

    Simply fill in the form above to receive a free cash offer within 24 hours.

  • How long does it take to sell a house in 2021?

    On the open market with a traditional estate agent, it takes around 3 to 6 months to sell a house in Basildon – but it can often take even longer than this. However, this process is faster with a cash house buyer – we at Good Move can buy your house in as little as 7 days.