Sell your house in Leicester Fast

As the UK’s most regulated quick house sale buyer, we can help you get cash for your Leicester home quickly with a stress-free sale. Once we’ve assessed your home, we’ll get a cash offer to you within 24 hours – and if you choose to go ahead, we guarantee a completed sale within 21 days. So, whether you’re hoping to sell your home in Leicester, or are selling your property elsewhere so you can purchase a new home in this city, we can help.

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Leicester is well known for being a friendly, compact city with tons to offer. For young professionals, the city centre has everything you could possibly need within easy distance, including plenty of shopping and culture. Further afield, there are some charming suburbs with plenty of open spaces, making the most of the beautiful Leicestershire countryside. Leicester is well known for their football team, but even if sport’s not your thing, there’s still plenty to enjoy in this up and coming city. Overall, property prices are reasonable, at around an average of £225,000, with some green spaces like Oadby tending to be a little more expensive. With some charming period properties as well as new build developments, there’s plenty for most budgets, and lots of opportunities to invest.

Average costs for Leicester

  • Monthly transport pass: £56
  • Cappuccino: £2.65
  • Pint of beer: £3
  • Three course meal for two people: £47.50
  • Monthly gym membership: £26.05

Top areas to live in Leicester

Whether you’re looking for a city centre location or somewhere with plenty of space for your family, Leicester has a good mix. Here are some of the best places to live in Leicester, and a little guide to what makes them great.

Oadby

Just ten minutes out of Leicester, Oadby has the best of both worlds, with easy links to the city and access to pretty countryside to the south. With some of the best schools in the area, some of which are rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted, Oadby is a natural pick for parents or anyone looking to start a family. However, you can expect to pay significantly more for properties here compared to other areas in Leicester – the average property price in Oadby is around £327,000.

Syston

Syston is home to a thriving high street, full of independent shops and cafes and a good line-up of pubs and places to eat. Syston makes a great commuter town, not just for Leicester – with soldi rail links to Loughborough, Nottingham and Lincoln, and the A46 and A607 nearby. You can expect to pay around the Leicester average, with house prices at around £226,000.

Glenfield

Three miles from Leicester, Glenfield is a charming village that’s home to the well-reviewed Glenfield hospital. There are some strong transport links, as the village has easy access to the M1. If you’re looking for a place to retire, Glenfield could be a good choice, as it has plenty of green spaces and larger properties, including bungalows. House prices are reasonable for Leicester, at an average of £238,000.

Clarendon Park

Well known for its period properties, Clarendon Park is ideal for students and professionals commuting into Leicester. At the crossroads of Clarendon Park Road and Queen’s Road, you’ll find a bustling high street, with plenty of independent shops and cafes, creating a vibrant community hub. Properties are in high demand here, but you’re still looking at an average property price of £236,000.

Aylestone

Despite being just over a mile away from the city centre, Aylestone has retained a lot of its personality and charm. Centred around a 13th century church, the historic village of Aylestone is often referred to as simply ‘the village’ by residents. If you live here, you can enjoy wide open green space in Aylestone Meadows, the largest nature reserve in Leicester. House prices in Aylestone are cheaper than elsewhere in Leicester, averaging around £178,000.

Things to do in Leicester

Leicester is sometimes regarded as a city on the move, with lots of great new things to do for families or for days of exploring. Discover our recommendation for things to do in Leicester that you’ll love.

National Space Centre

One for aspiring astronauts of any age, the National Space Centre is a museum and education centre all about space. Featuring the UK’s largest planetarium and the iconic Rocket Tower, this is a great way to spend a day.

Leicester Cathedral

At the heart of Leicester city centre is the cathedral, a small but beautiful church with remarkable stained glass windows. The cathedral is famously home to the remains of King Richard III, who was reburied here in 2015 after his skeleton was discovered nearby.

Bradgate Park

Just outside of Leicester in Charnwood Forest lies Bradgate Park, a public park that covers more than 800 acres. With a river running through the park, wild deer roaming free, and beautiful British woodland, it’s a little haven of peace that’s popular with families, walkers and joggers.

Shopping in the Lanes

Along the cobblestoned Lanes area, you’ll find a range of delightful independent retailers, boutiques and stores. Specialising in stunning jewellery stores, you can find some amazing one-of-a-kind pieces here – and pause for a mid-shopping spree break at one of the charming tea rooms and cafes.

Cultural Quarter

This area of repurposed Victorian factory buildings now boasts plenty of cultural highlights, with award-winning theatres, bars and restaurants. You can catch a show at the Curve theatre, go to an art exhibition, or enjoy some live music at the SoundHouse or The Musician.

The Good Move difference...

If you’re looking to sell your home quickly, without complicated house chains, hidden costs or agency fees, Good Move is the way to go. We offer free, no obligation cash offers of up to 85% of your home's market value – so you can get a fair price for your house and a completed sale in just 21 days.

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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
Removals/Clearance£0£1,200
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
Removals/Clearance£0£1,200
Final Price To Be Paid To The Customer£79,950£81,300

Regulated by...

  • NAPB
  • RICS
  • The Property Ombudsman
  • Trading Standards

We’re proud to be the UK’s most regulated quick house sale buyer, approved by bodies such as the NAPB and the Property Ombudsman. We’re also regulated by the RICS and NAEA (National Association of Estate Agents), which is a credential that only a few other estate agents in the UK have. We strive to comply with as many regulations as possible to ensure we’re providing the best service to all of our customers.

How to Sell Your House Fast in Leicester

If you need to sell your house fast, we’re here to help. It doesn’t matter if you need to avoid repossession of your home, if it’s in a state of disrepair, or even if you simply don’t want to be involved in a house chain – we’ll provide you with a cash offer of up to 85% of market value within 24 hours.

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Frequently asked questions

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

    The fastest way to sell your Leicester property is with a direct cash house buyer – the same as with any property in the UK. Here at Good Move, we can buy your house in just seven days.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    While we usually buy homes within 21 days, we can complete the sale in just one week if the circumstance requires it.

  • What areas in Leicester do you buy houses?

    We’ll buy your home from any area of Leicester – be it Golden Mile, Rushey Mead, Castle, or anywhere else, no matter what condition it’s in.

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

    Simply fill out the form above with some basic details about your house in Leicester, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours with a cash offer for your property.

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

    It’s hard to say just how long it will take your Leicester home to sell on the open market with traditional letting agents, but it usually takes around three to six months on average. You can shorten this to less than 21 days with Good Move.