Step 1: Choose The Right Agent
You are trusting this person with your biggest asset, you have to believe that they will be able to secure the best possible price for your home.
Step 2: Prepare Your House For Sale
Make your home look as attractive as possible to potential buyers without investing too much money. Remove the clutter (maybe even consider putting goods in storage), freshen paint, repair minor damages and keep it tidy.
Step 3: Consider Styling
A professionally styled home will allow buyers to visualise what the house could look like when they live there. It can increase your chance of selling.
Step 4: Set A Price
Your agent will be able to provide invaluable advice on what comparable homes have sold for and use their expert local knowledge to set a realistic price.
Step 5: Choose a Sale Method
Choose whether you want to sell by Auction, Exclusive or Open Listing, or by Tender.
Step 6: Market The Property
Let your agent do their thing by marketing your property.
Step 7: Accept An Offer
Select the written offer that you like the best, price and settlement date could contribute to your decision.
Step 8: Complete the Sale
Ownership of your home passes to the new owner with the completion of legal agreements and the transfer of funds.
Your sales agent will be able to answer any specific questions that you have about this process, so that is why it is important to select one that you are comfortable with.