Sell your house in Bury Fast

Located close to Bolton, Rochdale and Manchester, Bury is a large market town in Greater Manchester. A brilliant place to live if you’re after great transport links, a lively cultural scene and affordable property prices, Bury appeals to a wide array of people, including professionals, families and commuters. If you’re hoping to sell your home in Bury, Good Move are here to help you do so quickly. We offer the expertise and proficiency of a traditional estate agent sale, without the time consuming and stressful process. Simply fill in one of our online forms and receive a free, no-obligation cash offer on your home; in as little as 7 days we could buy your property.

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Only 11 miles from Manchester, six miles from Bolton and seven miles from Rochdale, Bury is an ideal place for commuters working in these places to set up home. Train and bus services as well as the Metrolink tram service offer convenient transport around the town and further afield for non-drivers, while the A58 provides easy access to nearby cities. Bury is a bustling town with a rich industrial heritage steeped in Roman history, much of which is still visible to this very day.

Average costs for Bury

  • Monthly travel pass: £62
  • Cappuccino: £2.55
  • Pint of beer: £3
  • Three course meal for two people: £47.50
  • Monthly gym membership: £26.93

Best areas to live in Bury

Quiet rural villages and busy suburbs surround the town of Bury, offering something for everyone, and all within close proximity to Manchester, Bolton and Rochdale.  


The village of Greenmount is popular among commuters looking for affordable living and proximity to Manchester, with average property prices standing at £312,761. The village is 3.1 miles north of Bury town centre and 13 miles north of Manchester, with amenities including schools, a golf club, a tennis club and beautiful green spaces.


Ramsbottom is a large market village steeped in industrial history, and it boasts stunning Pennine scenery and beautiful period properties. It is located four miles north of Bury and 12 miles north of Manchester, and its property prices average at £241,101. The M66 connects the town to Manchester, while its railway station is serviced by the East Lancashire Railway service, making the village incredibly popular among commuters.


With average property prices of £157,065, Elton is one of Bury’s most affordable suburbs. Only 10 miles north of Manchester, six miles from Bolton and 7.5 miles from Rochdale, it is perfectly situated for commuters, who can reach these bigger cities easily via nearby motorways and the A58.


Lowercroft is an affordable suburb of Bury that combines the natural beauty of the Elton Brook with the convenience of proximity to multiple primary schools, shops, pubs and sports clubs. Located 2.1 miles from Bury town centre and 10 miles from Manchester via the A56, Lowercroft’s residents include professionals, commuters and families.


With average house prices sitting at £365,083, Holcombe is an affluent village brimming with stone cottages and period properties. It is located on the Holcombe Moor, only 16 miles north of Manchester and eight miles from Bolton. The National Trust moorland that surrounds Holcombe is great for nature-lovers, who can enjoy walking, jogging, birdwatching and cycling on the many footpaths and bridleways.

Things to do in Bury

Whether you’re interested in the history of Greater Manchester or the natural beauty of the North, Bury has something to keep everyone entertained. 

Visit the Bury Transport Museum

The Bury Transport Museum is one of the town’s most-visited attractions, and it’s not hard to see why, given its interactive exhibitions, extensive display of beautifully restored vehicles, and original artefacts that tell the story of the North West’s fascinating industrial heritage. Entry to the museum is free, and it is located in central Bury close to Bury Bolton Street Station. 

Stroll around Burrs Country Park

An eight-minute drive north of central Bury, Burrs Country Park sits on the River Irwell, and is a fantastic spot of natural beauty for birdwatching, jogging, walking, fishing and canoeing. In addition, the park boasts an onsite café and pub, plus a children’s play area, as well as part of the Irwell Sculpture Trail and steam trains running on the East Lancs Railway line.

Watch a play at The Met

An award-winning cultural centre and hub of live music and theatre, The Met is located on Market Street in central Bury. Known across the country for its artistic programme of comedy, family entertainment, theatre and music, as well as its specialist folk programme, The Met is one of the most exciting places in Bury.

View the exhibitions at Bury Art Museum and Sculpture Centre

Situated in an impressive and ornate Edwardian building on Moss Street in the town centre, Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre has an array of permanent and temporary exhibitions for art lovers to enjoy, including the UK’s largest collection of language art and a programme about the museum’s history. 

Hit the shops at Mill Gate Shopping Centre

Located next to Bury’s market in the town centre, the Mill Gate Shopping Centre is a must visit for shopaholics and bargain lovers. Second-hand shops like the British Heart Foundation, Oxfam and RSPCA are havens for thrifters shopping on a budget or looking for antique furniture, while stores such as The Works and Waterstones are perfect for bookworms.

The Good Move difference...

Selling your house is a notoriously stressful process, but with Good move, it needn’t be. As a reputable, industry-leading cash house buyer, we can help you wave goodbye to the hassle of property chains and drawn-out sales; the Good Move process is quick and easy.

We’re proud to be a creditable cash house buyer – we don’t do vague offers or rely on third parties to source our funds. We’re members of The Property Ombudsman and the National Association of Property Buyers (NAPB), so you can be sure your home is in safe hands.


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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

Good Move is the most thoroughly regulated cash house buyer in the industry. As well as being members of the NAPB we’re also registered with The Property Ombudsman, so our conduct is highly monitored – which means if you’re not happy with our service, there’s a process in place to help.

How to Sell Your House Fast in Bury

If you own a property in Bury which you’re hoping to sell quickly, Good Move is the answer. We buy houses all over Greater Manchester, including all six of the towns in the Borough of Bury, from Ramsbottom to Prestwich.

To submit an enquiry, just fill out our online form and you’ll receive a free quote within 24 hours. If you’re satisfied with this quote, we’ll move forward with the sales process, and send a member of our team round to value your property in Bury; after this, Good Move will be in touch with a formal offer.


Frequently asked questions

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

    Using a cash house buyer will guarantee a speedy sale for your property in Bury. Good Move is a reputable quick house sale company – we’ll provide you with a no-obligation cash offer in 24 hours, and can offer up to 85% of your property’s market value.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    Once you’ve submitted an enquiry via our online form, a team member from Good Move will be in touch within 24 hours with a free cash offer for your property. Sales usually take no more than 21 days to complete, but if you need access to equity quickly, we can speed this process along to take just 7 days.

  • What areas in Bury do you buy houses?

    Good Move purchases properties in all six of the towns located in the Borough of Bury, including Bury itself, Ramsbottom, Tottington, Radcliffe, Whitefield and Prestwich.

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

    Getting a quote online is super easy with Good Move. Just fill out our enquiry form, and one of our team will get back to you with a cash offer in 24 hours.

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

    If you choose a cash house buyer like Good Move, you could sell your house in Bury in as little as 7 days. Using a traditional estate agent, your sale could take between 3 to 6 months to complete, and you may also be waiting several months to receive an offer.