Here are 10 Tips for Selling:

  1. Deciding to sell  – Consider what is happening in the broader market and what is best for your particular situation. Also decide if you are better off buying a new home before or after you sell your current home.
  2. Choose an agent  – Choosing an agent is one of the most important steps towards a successful sale.
  3. Choose a time to sell  – Consider what time of year is best for the sale.
  4. Make necessary repairs – Your house may have some areas that need to be repaired or fixed before it goes on the market.
  5. Presentation is everything – Have a clean-up and declutter unnecessary items.
  6. Know your sales method – There are a variety of ways to sell – auction, private auction (for registered bidders only), private sale, expressions of interest and sale by set date. To decide which is right for you, check out sales in your surrounds and consult us.
  7. Have realistic expectations – Have a realistic expectation with what your house is worth. This should be based on comparable local sales and not what you are hoping to get or what family and friends have said you should get.
  8. Finalise your selling price and property inclusions comes next – Your property’s location, size, age and features will be assessed, as will the current market and area trends.
  9. Sign an agreement and all necessary paperwork with us – These legally binding contracts will detail any commissions, the estimated sale price, duration of the agreement, advertising costs, process and much, much more.
  10. Advertising and showing your property – This generally involves us as your agent organising photographs of your property, drawing up floor plans and writing your online ads. Prospective buyers will contact us and arrange times to view your property, or attend your open homes.