Looking to buy, sell, rent or let

Use this section to find out everything you need to know about finding or listing a property. Whether you want to buy, sell, rent or let, you'll find how to do it here.

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How do I look for a property to buy or rent?
You can search hundreds of thousands of UK properties for sale and/or to rent by clicking on the ' For Sale ' or ' To Rent ' tabs on our homepage and entering a place name or area into the search box. Make sure you are not over...
How do I set up and amend property alerts?
To sign up to a property alert simply perform a search on Zoopla with your criteria and select 'create email alert' .  You can create as many property alerts as you wish.  You can then update or a...
How do I save a map search?
You can save a SmartMaps search by clicking on the 'List view' icon next to the 'Filter results' drop down and selecting 'Save this search' on the right hand side of the page.          ...
Broadband speeds
The “average” speed displayed in Mb represents the speed available to 50% of customers with this product during peak time (between 8pm and 10pm). The actual speed you will get depends on your cabling, your area and (with non-fibre opt...
How do I list my property for sale on Zoopla?
We don't accept properties listed for sale directly by private owners on our website and all listings displayed on our website must come via an agent.  We recommend using an agent t...
How accurate are the 'Estimated running costs'?
Our 'Estimated running costs' feature found in the property listings gives only an indication of what the monthly running costs are likely to be. All the costs displayed there are estimates only and we are working hard to make them as acc...
How do I list my overseas property on Zoopla?
As we only work with real estate agents and property developers, we don't accept properties listed for sale or to rent by private owners on our website.  If your agent lists their properties on  Zoopla  then your property ...
How do I get an agent valuation?
You can get a local estate agent to provide a FREE, no-obligation  valuation  of your home by selecting the ‘ How much is my home worth? ’ link under  ‘House prices ’  and clicking on the &lsq...
Is Zoopla an estate agency?
We are not an estate agency and we do not engage in direct sales or lettings activities for properties. We are a property portal providing details of homes listed  for sale  and  to rent  by estate agents or&nb...
My home is for sale via an agent but it is not listed on Zoopla. Why?
If your agent lists their properties on  Zoopla , then your property should appear in the ' For sale ' section of our website soon after your agent has uploaded it to our database. If, however, your agent does not list ...
How do I get more details about properties listed for sale/to rent?
If you would like to obtain more information or arrange a viewing for any property listed for sale or to rent on our website, simply select the 'Email agent' link for the relevant property or call the telephone number displayed on the list...
How accurate are the monthly 'Household bills'?
Our 'Household bills' feature gives only an indication of what the running costs are likely to be. All the costs displayed there are estimates only and we are working hard to make them as accurate as possible. ...
How do I refine my property search and filter my results?
Once you have got your property results for your specified area, you can choose a property type you are interested in by selecting the appropriate option in the 'Property type' drop down menu at the top of the page, e.g. Houses, Flats, Farm...
How do I exclude retirement properties from my search?
If you want to exclude retirement properties from your searches, always remember to tick the 'Non-retirement only' option when filtering your results: You can further refine your property search in the 'For ...
Do you accept tenants on housing benefits/DSS?
We prohibit listings on our website that include the term 'No DSS' and all of the properties on our website are now in line with our new regulations. We believe that all tenants looking to rent a property deserve the chance to be fully ass...