Sell your house in Stockton-on-Tees Fast

Located between Newcastle-upon-Tyne and York, and close to Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough and Hartlepool, Stockton-on-Tees is a market town and former port town in County Durham. Founded as an Anglo-Saxon settlement near the northern bank of the River Tees, Stockton-on-Tees today is a bustling town boasting shopping centres, historical yards and architecture, and plenty of modern amenities. It is the perfect place to set up home if you’re seeking proximity to Newcastle and York, but prefer a slower pace of life and affordable property prices. If you’re looking to sell your house quickly in Stockton-on-Tees, you’ve come to the right place. Here at Good Move, we can complete the sale of your house within 21 days, and we cover all of the legal fees so you don’t have to!

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On the other hand, if you’re thinking of upping sticks and moving to Stockton-on-Tees, we’ve got all the information you’ll need to make the move to this wonderful part of the United Kingdom. Our handy guide to the town will walk you through everything from the average costs of living there, to the best places to live and the most interesting things to do there.

Average costs for Stockton-on-Tees

  • Monthly travel pass: £30
  • Cappuccino: £2.37
  • Pint of beer: £3
  • Three course meal for two people: £50
  • Monthly gym membership: £17.50

Best areas to live in Stockton-on-Tees

There are so many nice areas to live in Stockton-on-Tees, that meet all kinds of budgets and requirements. Discover your perfect place to live here!


A County Durham town just over five miles south of Stockton-on-Tees and 10 miles west of Darlington, the average price of properties in Eaglescliffe stands at £222,311. A secondary school and sixth-form college, plus a community centre, a primary school and a pre-school ensure that resident families are well catered for, while local amenities such as shops, hairdressers and restaurants mean everything residents need is right on their doorstep.


Norton, also known as Norton-on-Tees, is a picturesque County Durham town with a charming village green and fountain, as well as period cottages and townhouses, independent shops, and a tree-lined high street. Norton is located just over two miles north-east of central Stockton-on-Tees, and a handy 4.2 miles north-west of Middlesbrough. Average house prices in Norton come in at an affordable £147,977.


Thornaby-on-Tees, more commonly known as Thornaby, is one of the lowest-cost areas to live around Stockton-on-Tees, with property prices averaging £110,251. Located 3.5 miles south-west of Stockton-on-Tees, 4.3 miles south-east of Middlesbrough and 13.5 miles east of Darlington, Thornaby is perfect for commuters working in these larger centres, particularly as it is well-connected by the A66 and the A19. What’s more, Thornaby combines a nice mixture of green spaces like Village Park with handy amenities.

Ingleby Barwick

Ingleby Barwick is a town 5.1 miles south of Stockton-on-Tees that was originally developed in the late 1970s. It was built on farmland south of the town of Thornaby, and today is divided into seven smaller villages that centre around shops, pubs, schools and a post office. Property prices in Ingleby Barwick average at £209, 9189, with terraced properties selling for an affordable £137, 016.


With average property prices in the region of £275,929, Yarm is one of the more expensive outlying towns around Stockton-on-Tees, but with all that it has to offer, the price tag is certainly worth it. Not only is Yarm ideally located for commuting to Stockton-on-Tees, Middlesbrough and Darlington, but it is also brimming with natural and historical beauty. Yarm sits on the southern banks of the River Tees, over which stands the stunning Yarm Viaduct, and it has many woodlands dating back 200 years. A chocolate-box town with both period and modern properties, Yarm is a great place to live for close-knit community and peaceful living.

Things to do in Stockton-on-Tees

Hold off on that daytrip to Newcastle or Durham for the moment: the first thing you’ll want to do when you move to Stockton-on-Tees is discover all the great things this town has to offer!

Take a trip to the tropics at Butterfly World

Located 3.4 miles south of Stockton-on-Tees, on the grounds of Preston Park, Butterfly World is a tropical rainforest hot house boasting a wide variety of butterflies from around the world, not to mention reptiles and beautiful flora. A great day out for kids and all the family, you can follow up your visit to Butterfly World with a stroll around the scenic grounds and gardens of Preston Park, and even visit the museum and Victorian street.

Have a brisk walk around Ropner Park

Just 1.5 miles south of central Stockton-on-Tees sits Ropner Park, complete with stunning floral displays, a tranquil lake, play areas, a pavilion, a café, tennis courts, a bowls club and tree-lined avenues. Ideal for a brisk walk in Autumn or a pretty picnic in the summer months, Ropner Park is one of Stockton-on-Tees’ most tranquil green spaces. Concerts and other events are also held frequently in the park’s bandstand, so if you’re lucky you might catch some live music while you take in Ropner Park’s scenery.

Catch a show at ARC Stockton Arts Centre

A hub for cinema, music, drama, comedy, events, and arts and crafts, the ARC Stockton Arts Centre is situated by the banks of the River Tees, just 0.9 miles from central Stockton-on-Tees. Whether you fancy your hand at a Tai Chi class, you feel like watching the latest international film or you want to catch the live comedy of big-name stars like Jason Manford, the ARC Stockton Arts Centre is the place to go.

Walk an alpaca at Leven Valley

While taking the kids to walk an alpaca might never have crossed your mind as a sunny day activity, they will absolutely love the experience over at Alpaca Alpaca at Leven Valley, just 6.7 miles south of Stockton-on-Tees. At this 11-acre family-run alpaca farm you can stay the night in a shepherd’s hut and watch the alpacas as they graze, or spend the day petting and bonding with the alpacas as you walk the farm’s grounds. If you want a souvenir, head to the onsite shop to stock up on alpaca wool fleeces or socks!

Explore Wynyard Woodland Park

Stockton-on-Tees is bursting with natural beauty spots, and Wynyard Woodland Park is just one of them. Walking trails along old train tracks, play equipment and play areas, and even a café nestled in the former train station make Wynyard Woodland Park will be a great day out for all the family. With multiple free car parks in the area, you don’t have to worry that a day spent adventuring this picturesque site will cost the earth, either.

The Good Move difference...

If you want to sell your property in Stockton-on-Tees fast, and you want to avoid chains and hidden fees, then you’ve come to the right place. Here at Good Move, we’ll buy your house in Stockton-on-Tees within just 21 days, and we’ll offer you up to 85 per cent of your property’s full market value. On top of that, we’ll even cover all of the legal fees.


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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

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  • NAPB
  • RICS
  • Trading Standards

Given that Good Move is the most regulated quick house sale buyer in the UK, it’s safe to say that we can offer an industry-leading service that is trustworthy, reliable and efficient. Not only are we regulated by RICS, NAPB and The Property Ombudsman, but we’ve also been added to the shortlist of UK estate agents approved by the NAEA. Here at Good Move, we have a reputation for putting our customers’ peace of mind first. We want you to sit back and relax, and let us do all the hard work so you don’t have to!

How to sell your house fast in Stockton-on-Tees

If you want to sell your house in Stockton-on-Tees fast, no matter its condition or the area in which it is situated, then Good Move are here to make the process hassle-free. We buy houses within 21 days, and we have even bought properties within as little as seven days.


Frequently asked questions

  • What’s the fastest way to sell my house in Stockton-on-Tees?

    If you want to sell your house in Stockton-on-Tees fast, the best way to do it is through a direct cash house buyer like Good Move. We’ll use our available funds to purchase your house, and the sale will be completed within 21 days.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    We guarantee that we’ll buy your house – and have the sale completed – within 21 days. We work on a case-by-case basis, however, so if you’re situation is a desperate one, we could buy your house in as little as seven days.

  • What areas in Stockton-on-Tees do you buy houses?

    We buy houses across Stockton-on-Tees, including properties in the town centre and on its outskirts. No matter which area your house is located in, we will buy it within 21 days.

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

    If you want an online quote to sell your house in Stockton-on-Tees fast, simply fill out our online form today. You’ll receive a free, no-obligation cash offer within 24 hours.

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

    If you use Good Move to sell your house, the sale will be completed within 21 days, and potentially as little as seven days. If you opt for the traditional estate agent route, however, it could take between three and six months to sell your property in Stockton-on-Tees.