Selling your home can be a very stressful process since you will want to get the highest price in a market where it is challenging, and market statistics are not very accessible to the public. If you are deciding on selling your home, you are on the right real estate website. Inspire23 friendly agents are willing to assist you through the steps to getting the best market value for your home.  Let’s make this process quick and easy for you.

10 Steps to Selling Your Home

Step1: Evaluate your property

This process is important as you will want toensure yousell your property at the best possible price in the shortest time frame. It is very significant that you calculate the total expense of your home before sale. The size, conditions, location and design is important to note.Your property is only worth what someone is prepared to pay for it.

Step 2: Set Price

Setting the right price on your property can be challenging yetit is the most important part of the selling process. It is necessary that you know your market value and how successful it is for selling at that time. This information is usually not accessible to the public and only a real estate agent will be able to assist you with accurate information. Making sure your property is not over-priced or under-priced is very important as over-pricing may prolongthe process of getting a serious buyer which results in lower prices offers howeverunder-pricing may cause you to loose out on money invested in your property resulting in some loss which you didn’t prepare for.

Step 3: Select Real Estate Agent

In this process a reliable real estate agent will educate and guide you on the full process when selling your home and providing you with information that is not easily accessible to the public. The agent will be able to understand your needs, showing you marketing options based on your budget. A clear review and evaluation of the selling market will also be presented, making sure that there are no setbacks. In case of any potential problems along the way, the agent in all means will be able to show you all solving strategies with overcoming any risks. The agent’s main responsibility is making sure negotiations are carried out and you get the best deals available on the market. All paper workand procedures will follow for proper understanding by the client and all needs are met.Your knowledge of the home selling process, negotiating skills, and familiarity with the area your property is located in can be extremely valuable.  All agents are compensated from the commission paid by the seller of the house.

Step 4: Presenting your Property

First impressions count!! The presentation of your property is often critical to a successful sale. You will want to make your property the most viewed for the price range you are offering from all other potential listed properties around your area. In order to make this a success you must make sure your home is well maintained and looks presentable. Here are some tips to making your home attractive as possible from the outside.

  • Repainting the entire building
  • Cleaning all windows and doors
  • Cutting grass around the house

Step 5: Staging

This procedure is highly recommended as you will want to showcase the best features in your house making it appealing to the viewer’s eye. If your home is furnished, it should be cleaned, attractive and placed in a well presentable way. All lights should be cleaned and working properly which should enhance the appearance to the interior of the house. Tips to highlighting your house best features;

  • Clean all furniture
  • Attractive and drapes
  • Repaint interior wall
  • Clean ceiling
  • Remove all unwanted or damaged furniture or item that are not valuable
  • Clean the floor
  • Repair all plumbing leaks
  • Insert air fresheners
  • Soft music (optional)

Step 6: Marketing you Property

Contact a reliable real estate agent to list your property up for sale. To find your buyer you need maximum exposure on your property across a wide range of media.Inspire23 agents are always ready to take you through this process and is responsible for listing your property out on different platforms for a successful sale. All viewings and negotiations are done by your agent based on their knowledge.Our longer opening hours are essential to maximise viewing opportunities for your property – in fact around 40% of viewings are carried out after work and at weekends.

Step 7: Receiving an Offer

As soon as an offer is received you will be notified, even if the offer is on the low side. An offer is good news it can often be a starting point for further negotiations.

Step 8: Agreement

All offers will be discussed and the Agency will negotiate on your behalf throughout this process, keeping you informed every step of the way until an offer is accepted.

Step 9: Exchange of Contracts

Once the contract has been signed by both parties, the completion date is then set by mutual agreement. “Almost there…”

Step 10: Completion

Congratulations. Your property is now sold!