Buying a Holiday Home in the UK

You’ve decided on buying holiday home in the UK. This is a very exciting decision and it can be easy to jump straight in. However, one needs to keep one’s head when it comes to this type of investment.

You may be looking to fall in love with the property, but it does still require a rigorous approach to ensure it’s not a burden in years to come. To tick both boxes when it comes to buying a holiday home, it’s important you understand how the property and holiday home market works in the location you’re looking to buy in. This can be done through careful investigation,  which is, of course, our speciality.

At Stacks, we’ve been helping clients with buying holiday homes in the UK for over thirty years.

Because our Regional Directors are based in the area they cover, they have a huge amount of the knowledge and experience of the local area required when deciding if buying a holiday home is a good investment. This includes local knowledge such as; places to eat or for entertainment, local footfall in certain areas, local landmarks and beaches (if that’s what you’re after). Our Regional Directors also know the local market so they can ensure you get a great property for a great price.

When you choose Stacks to help with buying a holiday home, you can be sure you’re tapping into a wealth of expertise that will remove the hassle and worry of such an important investment decision.

How can we help you with buying a holiday home?

We will discuss your plans for the property in detail to make sure we fully understand what you want from a holiday home.

That can include anything from interesting local activities nearby, to property specification, to how the property can be maintained, or even  investment return. We know that all these aspects matter.

We will then also:

  • Search the market so you don’t have to and short-list options that meet your requirements.
  • We undertake initial viewings for you, saving you precious time and travel at this early stage in the process.
  • Arrange a set of viewings on the properties we know you will love. We attend these viewings with you for help and support.
  • Once you decide to make an offer we help by negotiating the best terms and price.
  • We can manage the purchase process, removing the stress from your shoulders.
  • See things through to completion.

Buying a Holiday Home with Stacks

If you’re interested in buying a holiday home, whether it’s purely for your enjoyment or as an investment, it makes sense to get help and advice  from expert property finders and local people in the know.

At Stacks, searching for property is our speciality. We are searching for property day-in day-out in the area you’re considering. You’re bound to have questions when it comes to buying a holiday home… we’d be delighted to talk them through with you over the phone.  Please do give us a call.

Why choose Stacks as your buying agent?

Not only do we offer great service, we also have a great track record and are recognised as the experts in the market.


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“You showed fantastic attention to detail, anticipated all eventualities, and provided timely and practical help and guidance every step of the way.  Above all, you supported me in making my own considered decisions, and I am so grateful to you for all your help in getting me to where I am now!”

“We firmly believe that without Rachel and her skilled negotiation we would not have secured the property.”

“We felt they genuinely wanted to help.”

“Stacks’ performance on this assignment has been absolutely outstanding and more than met my expectations. Her understanding of the brief and the ‘after-find’ service set a standard of professionalism that I have not met before.”

“It is not often that one is pleased to part with money but I can truthfully say that I am on this occasion. You have earned every penny of this cheque and what is more, you have done it with great courtesy and good humour. It has been very pleasant working with you. You really did take most of the stress out of our house hunting.”

“Encouraging me to think creatively about what could work for me.”

“Finding a plot not yet on the market and persuading the developer to enter into an exclusive contract with me to build to my specification.

“I was impressed by the efficient, kind and courteous service provided by Stacks”

“Stacks were a tremendous help and we would never have found our home without them. She is a lovely person with a great sense of humour which was essential during some of our tricky negotiations

“You gave a much-valued ‘younger’ perspective on our situation, which was a real asset”

“We found the service extremely helpful and professional at all times”

“I have been delighted with the service I have received from Stacks and will not hesitate to recommend Stacks in the future.”

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