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Gr8dame Wed 15-May-19 06:58:01

Does anyone know how soon soon sold property prices are available please? I’m trying to find out how much was paid for a flat which was moved into last week.

Eglantine21 Wed 15-May-19 07:08:25

On Rightmove about 8 weeks.

mumofmadboys Wed 15-May-19 07:15:02

We moved into our house about 4 years ago. The sold price has never appeared on line. Does anyone know why that should be?

dragonfly46 Wed 15-May-19 07:20:01

I get a quarterly email from and they publish the price as soon as it has been registered with the Land Registry. It usually takes about 3 months.

M0nica Wed 15-May-19 07:46:17

My experience is also about three months, although it can be very erratic. I sold a flat some years ago and it was about 5 years before it turned up on the Land Registry online records.

Gr8dame Wed 15-May-19 08:41:52

Thanks everyone I was attempting to get some information so that I can make an informed decision before I put in an offer for an identical property but unfortunately it looks as though I will be unable to get it quickly enough.

KatyK Wed 15-May-19 09:41:43

Try Zoopla.

Squiffy Wed 15-May-19 10:41:27

Try NetHousePrices. I'm not sure how quickly they publish the sold prices, but might be worth a look as there may be a similar property on there. Good luck!

Squiffy Wed 15-May-19 10:42:12

Here's a link:

M0nica Wed 15-May-19 11:18:02

Rightmove, but all these other sites get their info from the Land Registry, so if it takes the Land Registry 3 months to publish the figure these sites will not get the price any earlier.

HildaW Wed 15-May-19 11:53:59

The sold prices go on Rightmove etc when its been registered at the Land its a few months normally.

Nonnie Wed 15-May-19 12:12:44

Yes about 3 months but not all properties are shown. Shared ownership is not shown because only a proportion of the property has been sold.

humptydumpty Wed 15-May-19 12:42:48

I agree with Squiffy, look at

paddyann Wed 15-May-19 14:05:42

if you know who it was sold through they might give you a ballpark figure between 10 and 15 eg.We know our local estate agent very well as we've bought from them many times so when we saw a house we liked we asked what the suggested offer should be.She told us she thought we shouldn't put anything under a certain price and the offer was accepted.6 weeks down the line the property owner decided he could get more than the 9K over asking we'd offered so as no papers had been signed he sold it to a workmate ...forward another 3 weeks and the sale has fallen through and its back on the market for an astonishing £17 less than we'd offered ,the estate agent says dont re offer until we have a definate completion date from our buyer as he's likely to do the same again Stressed ? ME? Out of my mind with it .

gillybob Wed 15-May-19 14:13:05

What a bloomin' dirty trick paddyann . If I were you I would offer even less.

I have only bought 3 houses in my life and sold 2. Very stressful. I don't know how people buy and sell all the time, they must be mad.

HildaW Wed 15-May-19 14:18:39

Tricky EA is supposed to be working for the person selling the property - the contract is with the property owner, so when you 'muddy the water' things can get a bit complicated.

Witzend Wed 15-May-19 14:21:34

Usually 2-3 months. Very frustrating if you're like me and enjoy a good old nose, or just wonder how close to what seemed a crazy asking price the neighbours managed to achieve!

It was a very salutary check once, though, for a flat I'd offered for, and been turned down on what did seem very odd grounds.

Sold price was way below my offer - the plausible and outwardly very pleasant EA had evidently been party to a major fiddle, very likely involving brown envelopes. .

Gr8dame Wed 15-May-19 15:38:44

Reading through all of your experiences makes me realise just how resilient we all are! Some of your experiences are just unbelievable and you are all remarkable to bounce back after such stressful times. I hate the thought that I am being “played” by manipulative estate agents but until the whole system is sorted we are easy prey. I still can’t find the information I need but I am grateful for the advice and time you have all taken to help me.

Nonnie Wed 15-May-19 16:21:17

The best way to value your house is to make a list of questions including how much to ask for and how much to accept and then get three agents in and take an average of what they say. If you can wait for a sale perhaps go for a higher figure.

From memory about a week ago I read that houses in Glasgow and Coventry are selling in about 30 days but in London and Portsmouth it is taking about 70 days. That's from memory but I think its about right. I suspect people in London have not accepted the price drop of the last couple of years. Know nothing about the other 3 areas.

Willow500 Wed 15-May-19 16:50:33

Right Move show the sold prices for each house if you go to the area you're looking at - if you put the search criteria to include sold and STC - the sold prices are on the right hand side. They are listed in date sold order so you need to sort by the rest of the search criteria to reduce the number of properties listed. They appear when they are registered with land registry usually a couple of months after completion. Its interesting to see how many times certain properties have been sold.