How Much Is My House Worth?
If you are looking to remortgage or maybe you’re looking to move house, you will no doubt be asking the question “what is my house worth”?
Use this house price calculator for a rough estimation of what your property is worth based on previous sale prices and market movements in the property’s area.
For further information about house values then please refer to our house value guide. And bear in mind that the actual answer to your question “how much is my house worth?”, may be more or less than the calculator’s estimation as it is designed to give you an initial idea only.
Your mortgage lender will usually carry out a full valuation of the property to establish how much it is worth.
How Much Is My House Worth? Mortgage Guide
Other ways to value your house
Using the Land Registry service
When searching for properties in your nearby area that have recently sold, you can now get access to detailed, specific data that used to be accessible to estate agents and mortgage lenders only.
The Land Registry and the Registers of Scotland can be used by anyone so you no longer need to to approach estate agents for this valuable information.
Be aware that it takes three months for sold homes to appear in searches.
You can also use the Land Registry service to get an overview of the housing market in both your area and nationally.
Its UK House Price Index gives average house prices by country and region, further breaking them down into different property types.
Use the service to find out how many properties are changing hands in your area, and how much for.
Find out how your home's value might have changed
For a rough estimation of what your property is worth based on previous sale prices and market movements in the property’s area, use this house price calculator.
If you don’t know the last sale price, find the most recent price for a similar property on the street and enter this. The tool provides a crude estimate only but it can give you an idea of how price fluctuations affect value.
Stay up to date with housing market forecasts
Read about property trends and forecasts as much as possible to help determine your property valuation. There are a number of websites that compile this information for you, collecting statistics from various sources.
HousePriceCrash.co.uk is one such website that uses statistics to predict property crashes. Its name may be off putting but it is a useful source of statistics and predictions.
Factors to consider when researching "How much is my house worth?"
How can I add value to my property?
An agent valuation is a valuation of your home conducted by an estate agent. They will inspect your home and then give you a current valuation.
You will not be charged for an agent valuation. It is free.
The agent will carry out an inspection of your property and use their local housing market knowledge to provide you with an estimated value.
Approach three to four agents to get a mix of opinion. You are not obliged to use any of them to sell your property.
You can still approach an estate agent even if you are not sure you will be selling your property. Or you can get a good indication of your home’s worth using Propillo’s House Price Calculator above and carrying out some basic research yourself
No, the Land Registry service is free and available to all.
Practice Guides, Land Registry Forms and House Price Data
We are all prone to wondering “how much is my property worth”? Before contacting an estate agent, there are a number of things you can do to work it out yourself but ultimately, if you are serious about selling your property then you will need to speak with an estate agent for an accurate assessment.
In the meantime though, use our house value calculator to give you an initial idea. And if you need advice on anything mortgage related, speak with one of our advisers.