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With property prices stalling, a quick cash sale could be right for you

04th September 2016

Consumer confidence has fallen sharply in the property market after Brexit, according to the Daily Mail The ING international survey on homes and mortgages found that one-quarter of homeowners expect prices to fall in the next 12 months, while less than half were optimistic about the value of their property increasing by summer 2017. Additionally, […]

6 outstanding reasons to sell your house to a cash buyer

17th August 2016

Long recognised as one of life’s most stressful processes, moving house has earned this reputation mostly through the pain involved in selling. You’ve probably been through it yourself or at least know somebody who has: house buyers change their mind. Issues crop up on the survey meaning that lenders or buyers decide to back out. […]

Landlords looking to sell houses fast following the Brexit

11th August 2016

Hi Guys, My name is Mark King, I’m a Cardiff based property buyer. Just wanted to catch up on what is happening in the South Wales Market at the moment. We are getting a lot of calls from landlords and investors that are looking to sell on at the moment. A lot of people are […]

How to sell a house in a changed South Wales Property Market

27th July 2016

My name is Mark King and I am a Cardiff-based property buyer. I buy properties throughout the South Wales region. I’ve been in the business over 20 years and have bought over 700 properties in that time. How to sell a property following the recent Brexit. Part of my short series on Brexit, I want […]

How the Brexit is affecting the property market

17th July 2016

My name is Mark King and I am a Cardiff-based property buyer. I buy properties throughout the South Wales region. I’ve been in the business over 20 years and have bought over 700 properties in that time. Brexit and how it is affecting the property market The word on everyone’s lips in the industry at […]

How has Brexit affected the future of the UK property market?

13th July 2016

Since the UK voted to leave the EU in June’s referendum, politicians, economists, financial bodies and us property experts have all been overrun with conflicting messages about how Brexit will impact the UK property market. Even prior to the vote Chancellor George Osborne warned that a vote to leave could impact housing prices, Prime Minister […]

How Much Is My House Worth?

16th June 2016

Do you ever ask yourself “How much is my house worth?” Do you find yourself asking “How much is my house worth”? Are you considering moving house? Upsizing or Downsizing? Or perhaps you are doing a bit of renovation work this springtime? From double-glazing to outdoor space, all these things will play a significant part […]

Jargon Buster: Wills and Probate

16th June 2016

Learn about the complex terms used when discussing Wills and Probate Administrator – Someone who is responsible for dealing with the financial affairs of a person who has died and a will does not exist. Affidavit – A written paper, signed under oath that enables you to claim property as an inheritor. Assets – Things that have value […]

The Advantages of Selling Your House for Cash

14th June 2016

There are several advantages when selling your home for cash. The Quick House Sale Process Mark King can buy your home for cash in just 7 days. Therefore, if you’re looking to sell your house fast, you’ve hit gold. In just 7 days, we offer a cash completion service, with no delays whatsoever. First of […]

If UK Exit The EU, Will House Prices Fall?

10th June 2016

UK exit from the EU could result in house prices dropping by 5% Current UK Housing Market As Part Of The EU Britain joined the EU in 1973, and since then we have seen a significant increase in property value estimated at 2000%. However we are now approaching threats with the uncertainty of the referendum. […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 10 – Selling Properties Without Correct Planning Permission.

20th May 2016

Hi, my name is Mark King and I am a Cardiff-based property buyer. I’ve been in the business about 20 years and have bought over 700 properties in that time. One of the issues that often comes up when people offer me properties, is about those without correct planning permission, before works have been carried […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 9 – How To Sell A Property With Bad Neighbours.

19th May 2016

If you are looking to sell your home but are concerned that your neighbours or neighbouring property could affect your sale you are not alone. Mark King Properties have dealt with a number of clients in a similar situation. Watch this video to find out more. The fact is, you may have a property that […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 8 – Selling an Unfinished Project.

18th May 2016

This is part 8 of my video series ‘Trade Secrets’ – Tips, Tricks and insights into the property investment world. Something that I am seeing a lot of at the moment are unfinished projects in the home. Do you have a property that has been in the family for a long time and are you […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 7 – Selling a home with non-standard construction.

17th May 2016

One of the issues that I commonly see, particularly with an ex-local authority property or an ex-council property, is that they are not made of what is called a ‘Standard Construction’ What is standard construction? Generally speaking, a standard constructed property consists of brick and/or block walls under a tiled pitched roof sat on concrete […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 6 – Selling with Japanese Knotweed

16th May 2016

My name is Mark King and I am a Cardiff based property buyer. I have been in the business for over 20 years and I have bought over 700 properties within the South Wales region. I buy a range of properties for cash and can complete a purchase very quickly. The types of property I […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 5 – Property Overvaluation. EXPOSED

15th May 2016

  Hi, my name is Mark King. I have over 20 years of experience within the property industry. This is part five of my video series on Trade Secrets, featuring how to avoid scams, general insights and tricks of the trade. Property Overvaluation. In this video I will be looking at and discussing the valuations […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 4 – Sell and Rent Back Scheme Exposed.

14th May 2016

Hi, my name is Mark King and I am a Cardiff based property buyer. I have been in the business for twenty years and bought over 700 properties in that time. Sell and Rent Back Exposed A question I am often asked by potential sellers is if we do a sell and rent back scheme. […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 3 – Rent to Rent

13th May 2016

My name is Mark King. I am a Cardiff based property buyer. I’ve been in the business for over 20 years, and bought approximately 700 properties in that time. 
I am doing a series of blogs based on some of the trade secrets, scams and fibs you may be been told or have personally encountered […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – Part 2 – Liar Buyers.

12th May 2016

Hi Everyone. This is part of my series on property buyer scams. Part Two –Today I will be discussing the current scams that I have come across within the property cash buyer industry. One that has been going on for a really long time is the high offer and then cutting it at the last […]

Trade Secrets of a Property Cash Buyer – A mini series Part 1

11th May 2016

Video Transcription Hi There, My Name is Mark King. I am a Cardiff based property buyer. I buy properties throughout the South Wales Region. I’ve been in the business for over twenty years and I’ve bought over 700 properties in that time. What I want to do is show you, over a couple of video […]

How to sell a house fast? How much is my house worth?

10th May 2016

Mark King, South Wales property expert, reveals the two most common questions asked of a property expert in 2016. 1. How to sell a house fast? 2. How much is my house worth? How To Sell A House Fast is the most common question I am faced with. For many selling their home the struggle […]

Will South Wales Millionaire Sell His House Fast?

18th April 2016

Local millionaire businessman Wayne Devine lives in a truly spectacular 8 bedroom home in Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales. A home which 13 years ago sparked a Super Star bidding war that made the mansion sell faster than the estate agent, Richard Morgan, of Watts and Morgan, was expecting. The home sold so fast that […]

Why The UK Housing Bubble Is A Very Real Concern

07th April 2016

Property Experts Speak Of An Unsustainable Bubble The UK housing market could be heading for a crash suggests leading property market experts, as 2016 is predicted ‘unsteady’ for all involved. The UK housing bubble is a very real concern. We are all aware that UK house prices have been fiercely increasing since the critical fall of […]

How To Sell A House With A Structural Issue

04th April 2016

Selling a property with a structural issue can be a stressful process for both buyer and seller. Property surveys are complicated and notoriously time-consuming, potentially damaging your ability to sell your house quickly. What to do if your property survey has revealed hidden secrets Structural problems can be hard to spot but they can also be […]

Swansea Property Market – What To Expect in 2016

03rd March 2016

Swansea property market 2014 The Swansea property market has been up and down over recent years. In January Swansea saw the biggest annual house price fall with a 6.6% drop. There was a 14% rise in repossession sales, being the highest figure across the entire U.K. My name is Mark King and I have over […]


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