Sell your house in Blackburn Fast

Known for being a former mill town, Blackburn in Lancashire offers affordable living (and housing) with great transport links to other nearby locations like Bury and Preston. Major cities like Manchester can be easily reached, either via train or by driving down the M6 and M65 motorways that sit close by. If you currently live in Blackburn and need to sell your home quickly, the team here at Good Move can help. With over 45 years of experience buying properties in Blackburn, you can trust us to deliver a speedy and efficient house sale. We will talk you through the whole process and can purchase your humble abode in just seven days. Although, we will always work to a timeframe that suits you best.

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Perhaps you’re a first-time buyer, a family or a couple looking to retire and relocate to Blackburn? Well, read on to uncover the different areas to reside in, the exciting things you can do at the weekend, alongside the average cost of living here.

Average costs for Blackburn

  • Monthly transport pass: £40
  • Cappuccino: £2.52
  • Pint of beer: £2.30
  • Three course meal for two people: £50
  • Monthly gym membership: £22.33

Best areas to live in Blackburn

Blackburn offers plenty of great areas to live in, for homeowners of all ages. Whether you’re hoping to settle down in a charming suburb near great schools or be close to the hustle and bustle of the town centre, there’s an ideal place just waiting for you.


Sitting on the outskirts of Blackburn, the gentrified area of Shadsworth appeals to families and first-time buyers across the UK – especially for its affordability. As well as offering access to nearby schools, shops and being near the Royal Blackburn Hospital, residents can visit the beautiful freshwater lake, Fishmoor Reservoir for fishing and walking adventures. On average, you’ll be looking at an average cost of £134,004 to buy a house here.


Feniscowles is a village that welcomes all, with a strong community bond. Boasting its own community hall, a local post office, beauty salons and nearby eateries, this area is favoured by homeowners looking for a property that presents enough local amenities to keep busy, along with the pulse of town life. Expect to pay approximately £185,150 to purchase a property in this location. 


The pleasant village of Wilpshire is a popular spot for second-time buyers, located 2.5 miles north of Blackburn. It presents great transport links to the A666 by car, along with the Ramsgreave and Wilpshire train station by train, taking residents to the likes of Blackburn and Manchester Victoria. If you’re hoping to buy a home in this part of Blackburn, you will pay around £262,112 for the privilege.

Withnell Fold

Withnell Fold is a quaint village sitting between Blackburn and Chorley, located just off the M65. Offering a picturesque nature reserve for weekend strolls and the impressive Oak Royal Golf & Country Club, this is the perfect area to live for outdoor lovers. Yet, it only takes around 15 minutes to travel into Blackburn town centre. With well-presented stone exteriors and an abundance of semi-detached homes, you will pay about £280,384 for a property here.

Things to do in Blackburn

This Lancashire town has plenty to do over the weekends, from nature walks to enthralling activity centres. Families will never tire of things to do with the children and retirees will love the history that can be uncovered around every corner.

Get the spooks at Scare Kingdom Scream Park

Face your fears and venture to Blackburn’s scream and spooktastic entertainment venue: Scare Kingdom Scream Park. This scary spot invites you on a fun yet frightening journey through multi-award-winning mazes, heaps of haunted attractions and more. Children and adults alike will love interacting with the specialist scare actors while getting the thrill of their life.

Stroll down to Corporation Park

To the north of Blackburn town centre, you’ll find Corporation Park – an emerald setting that stretches across approximately 45 acres of land. Dating back to 1857, this urban park is lovely for a stroll, a game of tennis or adventures with the kids at the playground. Alternatively, pack up a picnic and tuck into savoury delights as you embrace the peaceful scenery. You can also visit the Garden of Remembrance, to honour the Blackburn residents who lost their lives in the Great War.

Discover interesting artefacts

If you’re looking to uncover historical artefacts, Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery is the place for you. This site, which opened back in 1874, boasts the largest icon collection (outside of London) and showcases fascinating art like Japanese prints. There’s up to 5,000 manuscripts and books to admire, too. Any history or art fanatics will be right at home here.

Watch spectacular performances at King George’s Hall

Take a seat at King George’s Hall to discover talent like never before. Whether you book tickets to see the opera, hilarious stand-up comedy acts or choreographed dance shows, you will enjoy every moment spent at this elegant Edwardian venue. It’s just brimming with entertainment. And if you’re looking for a casual, drop-off stop, club nights are also held here.

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We’ve purchased hundreds of homes in Blackburn and across Lancashire over the years. Plus, we are dedicated to helping homeowners sell their properties with ease, and completely stress-free.


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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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You can put your trust in us because we’re regulated by The Property Ombudsman, NAEA and RICS. Not to mention, we’re proud members of the NAPB; this makes us the most regulated cash property buyer in the whole of the UK. Plus, you’ll always receive a great, smooth and entirely secure service when you choose to sell your Blackburn house to us.

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How to sell your house fast in Blackburn

It may be that you’re going through a difficult divorce, you’re looking for a bigger home or you want to be closer to a student catchment area. Whatever the reason for wanting to sell your home fast, we’re here to offer a helping hand – and create productive solutions.


Frequently asked questions

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

    The fastest way to sell your house in Blackburn is through a cash house buyer, like Good Move. If you go down an estate agent or auction route, it can take a few months to complete the process. Whereas, we could purchase your property in as little as seven days! Simply fill out our online form to receive a free cash offer and we can get the ball rolling.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    We’ve purchased properties in as few as seven days, and of course, we will always work to a deadline that suits your schedule. The whole process usually takes 21 days, which means the cash for your home could be in your bank account just three weeks after getting in touch with us initially.

  • Which areas in Blackburn do you buy houses?

    We buy homes across Blackburn and Lancashire, no matter what the property is. Whether you own a family home in Pleasington or a terraced house in Beardwood, we will purchase it from you. So, if you’re wanting to sell your house, get in touch with us, today, and we will talk you through everything.

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

    Yes! Simply scroll to the top of this page and fill out our online form. All we need is your name, number, postcode and email address to begin with. Then, we’ll get in touch within 24 hours and provide you with your free, no-obligation cash offer. It’s as simple as that.

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

    It’s difficult to confirm how long it will take to sell a house if you are going down the traditional estate agent route. On average, it can take three to six months to sell your property, but this timeframe could be longer or shorter. If you’re hoping to sell your house fast, you’re best speaking to a cash house buyer like Good Move; we can purchase your home in just seven days!