Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome to Houses for Sale & to Rent, a site created to help you find a property for Sale or to Rent in the UK.

Please see below some of the most frequently asked questions we get from our users, we hope they help you understand how to use our website more easily.

What is Houses for Sale & to Rent?

Houses for Sale & to Rent is a property data search engine that collects property related information, historic house price data and listings from a number of different sources on the web, such as portals, partners, aggregators and the Land Registry.

Is Houses for Sale & to Rent an estate agency?

Houses for Sale & to Rent is not an estate agency - We do not sell houses, mortgages, or any form of financial services. We operate as a property data search engine that helps you find property information on the web, the same way search engines help their users find websites and useful content online.

What property information is listed on Houses for Sale & to Rent?

The property information listed on Houses for Sale & to Rent come from a number of different sources on the web such as property portals and aggregators, we also display historic house price data provided by the Land Registry, to better inform our users about property price trends in the local property market.

Is Houses for Sale & to Rent free to use?

Yes, you are welcome to browse listings, check content and receive email alerts from the website, completely free of charge.

Is the data on Houses for Sale & to Rent always correct and up to date?

Houses for Sale & to Rent aims at maintaining its data as correct and up to date as possible. However, if you find a listing or property information containing errors, please feel free to get in touch with us. We will make sure your feedback is taken into account when applying any necessary changes.

How do I send an enquiry to get more details about a property listing information that matches my search criteria?

Once you have found a property listing in the area you are interested in, through our website or an email alert, you can then fill in the contact form and get further information about recommended local estate agents who might be able to help you with available properties matching your search criteria.

Why did I not get a response for an enquiry I have sent about a property listing that matches my search criteria?

When an enquiry is made through the website, an email is sent with further information on how to contact a local estate agent who might be able to help with your enquiry for properties matching your search criteria.

Is Houses for Sale & to Rent able to book or confirm viewing times for properties available with agents?

We are not able to confirm any viewing times on behalf of estate agents. In case you wish to confirm viewing times for properties available with estate agents, we recommend that you contact the estate agents directly via phone.

Why does the recommended local estate agent phone number given for the area I am interested in does not go through?

There might be cases where the telephone information made available to us is not up to date. If this happens, we recommend that you search on your preferred search engine for the estate agent listing the property you are interested in and contact them directly via the phone number available on their own website.

Why does Houses for Sale & to Rent display property listing information from some partners and not others?

The property listing information and content we display on Houses for Sale & to Rent comes from partners who list their property listing information and content with us. If an agent works with one of our property portal partners, then it is likely property listing information for the area searched and where agents operate might be shown on our property listings search engine results.

If I own a property and would like to put it on for sale or to rent, can I list it on Houses for Sale & to Rent?

We only display property information and listings provided to us by our partners. If you would like your property listing to appear on our website, we recommend that you contact one of the estate agents that are currently being recommended by Houses for Sale & to Rent for the area you wish your property listing to appear.