Sell your house in Bradford Fast

A huge contender in England’s Industrial Revolution, Bradford’s history is firmly centred in textiles and mining, yet its proximity to the beautiful Pennines makes it an ideal place to live if you’re looking for a combination of city life and access to nature. If you live in Bradford and want to sell your home quickly, we can help. Simply get in touch, and we’ll provide you with a cash offer in just 24 hours, and purchase your property in a timeframe that suits you.

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If you’re considering making the move to this Yorkshire city, then we don’t blame you! Plus, its proximity to the likes of Leeds and Manchester makes it an ideal place for commuters who are looking for cheaper property prices. To find out more, read on, and discover the average costs of living in Bradford, as well as the best places to live, and the top things to do in the area.

Average costs for Bradford

  • Monthly transport pass: £61
  • Cappuccino: £2.51
  • Pint of beer: £3
  • Three course meal for two people: £40
  • Monthly gym membership: £22.92

Best areas to live in Bradford

Bradford may have lived in the shadow of its neighbour, Leeds, but it’s home to lots of nice suburbs and villages, with housing that’s much more affordable. Whatever your budget and requirements are, there are lots of great places to live in Bradford.

Shipley

Situated 3.5 miles north of Bradford, the city centre is easily reachable by train, with trains taking less than 10 minutes. Shipley’s positioning by the River Aire means there are lots of pretty nearby walks; and there are several shops, takeaways and restaurants right on its doorstop, making it an extremely convenient place to live. To buy a home here, expect to pay approximately £177,571.

Saltaire

One train stop away from Shipley, Saltaire is a 15-minute drive away from Bradford. There’s lots of green space nearby, with Roberts Park on your doorstep, and Ilkley Moor just 20 minutes away. House prices are slightly more expensive here, at £218,693 on average, which is perhaps no surprise when you consider it’s a UNESCO world heritage site, and regularly cited as one of the best places to live in the north.

Apperley Bridge

Located partway between Bradford and Leeds, asking prices for properties in Apperley Bridge have increased by 29.5% over the last five years, with average values standing at £266,921. The pretty canal walks and quaint pubs are a huge draw to the area, as is its proximity to Leeds Bradford airport (it’s less than 5 miles away), for when you want to jet off on an overseas adventure.

Bingley

If you’d prefer to be further away from the city centre, then Bingley, located 5.5 miles north west of Bradford, could be the perfect place for you. Popular with commuters due to the train station, you can reach Bradford in 15 minutes, and Leeds in 25 minutes. On average, properties in Bingley sell for £235,826, and you’ll find a mixture of charming stone houses, and mills converted into modern apartments.

Birkenshaw

5 miles south of Bradford city centre, Birkenshaw’s proximity to the M62 means it’s easy to reach the likes of Leeds, Huddersfield, and Manchester. The average cost of a home here stands at £227,218, and the area is home to several shops, restaurants and takeaways. It’s a particularly popular place with families, as Birkenshaw C of E Primary School has been rated ‘Good’ by Ofsted.

Things to do in Bradford

Bradford’s rich industrial and film heritage is apparent throughout the city’s buildings and streets. Whilst you can easily pop to nearby Leeds for a daytrip, we’re sure you’ll find lots of things to do in Bradford that will instead, keep you entertained on your weekends and days off!

Visit the National Science and Media Museum

The National Science and Media Museum is unique in that it displays the science and culture behind sound and images, and looks at how it impacts our lives. Its exhibitions show world-renowned works from the film, TV and photography spaces; and It’s also home to an IMAX theatre and three cinema screens, in ode to Bradford’s title of UNESCO city of film.

Soak up some culture at the Alhambra

Dating back to 1914, it’s one of the most recognisable buildings in Bradford, and seats 1,400 people. The Northern Ballet, the Royal Shakespeare Company and Matthew Bourne all tour here; and once you’ve finished the watching show, enjoy destination dining at the Alhambra’s restaurant.

Relax at Lister Park

Bradford’s largest park is hugely popular amongst locals, with a picturesque boating lake, as well as several pretty flower gardens, a children’s playground, and basketball and tennis courts. The Grade II listed park is due to undergo a £650,000 refurbishment, which will include a music zone, and a giant tower, measuring 9m tall.

Pay a day trip to Salts Mill

This former textile mill has been turned into an art gallery and entertainment centre. Salts Mill is the only place in the country that has a permanent exhibition of David Hockney’s art; and it’s also a great place to shop for art supplies, home décor and jewellery – all of which have been produced by local businesses.

Visit Bolling Hall

Dating back to the 14th century, Bolling Hall is one of the oldest places in all of Bradford, and was owned by the Bolling family. Today, it operates as a museum, which houses information and artefacts on the history of Bradford, and the English Civil War. It’s also rumoured that Bolling Hall is home to a ghost… but that’s neither been confirmed or denied!

The Good Move difference...

Here at Good Move, we’re committed to making selling your house as quick and efficient as possible, that’s why the majority of our sales go through in just 21 days, with some taking as little as a week to complete. Interested in getting a valuation? Our expert team of chartered surveyors will give you a cash offer within 24 hours, and then we’ll buy your house from you directly.

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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

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We’re more thoroughly regulated than any other cash house buyer in the industry. That means we’re monitored by independent bodies like the National Association of Property Buyers, the National Association of Estate Agents, but we’re also members of The Property Ombudsman, so you can be sure our practice adheres to their codes of conduct.

How to Sell Your House Fast in Bradford

Whether you’ve inherited a house, you’re avoiding repossession, or you just want to get your Bradford property off the market as soon as possible, Good Move will make you a fair offer of up to 85% of the market value for your house. Your home might be in the thriving city centre or an area on the outskirts, such as Clayton, Thornton or Queensbury – regardless of where it is, Good Move will buy it.

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Frequently asked questions

  • What is the fastest way to sell my house in Bradford?

    Selling your house in Bradford via a traditional estate agent can take between 3 and 6 months to complete, but selling to a cash house buyer like Good Move will take only three weeks – or sometimes as little as 7 days.

  • How fast can Good Move buy my house?

    Good Move can purchase your property very quickly, with the end-to-end sale process taking just three weeks to complete. If you’re in a situation which requires fast access to capital, for example, if you’re avoiding repossession, we can even arrange for the sale to take just 7 days.

  • What areas in Bradford do you buy houses?

    Good Move buys houses all over Bradford, including both the city centre, the surrounding suburbs like Dudley Hill, West Bowling or Low Moor – even in areas which are slightly further out, like Saltaire and Keighley.

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

    To get an online quote, just fill out the enquiry form on the right with some basic details about your property, and we’ll be in touch within 24 hours with an initial cash offer.

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

    Selling a house on the open market takes an average of 3 to 6 months here in the UK – that’s down to house chains, mortgage lenders and a variety of other third parties. If you sell to Good Move, your sale will complete in just 3 weeks.