- Wed 08 Nov 2023
Are you a first-time seller ready to take the plunge into the market? Selling your home can be an exciting but somewhat daunting experience. The good news is that you don't have to go it alone. At Bradleys Estate Agents, we're here to guide you every step of the way. Our team of experts are dedicated to helping you achieve a successful sale. Here’s some of our best tips to start your selling journey.
Step 1: Find the Right Estate Agent
One of the first and most crucial steps is to choose a reliable estate agent. Bradleys was created to provide the Complete Property Service, so not only will we be able to keep you informed throughout the process, but we can provide you with the services that you need as and when you need them. Providing you with valuable insights into the local market, help you set the right price, and create a marketing strategy that maximises your home's exposure. Working with us ensures you have the expertise needed to make your selling journey smooth and efficient.
Step 2: Determine Your Home's Value
Before listing your property, it's essential to get an accurate valuation. At Bradleys we will conduct a thorough valuation of your home, considering factors like its condition, location, and recent market trends. This information will help you set a competitive and realistic asking price that attracts potential buyers while maximising your return.
Step 3: Prepare Your Home for The Market
First impressions matter. Investing some time and effort in sprucing up your home can significantly increase its appeal to buyers. We can provide tips and recommendations for staging your property, making minor repairs, and enhancing its curb appeal. These efforts can lead to a quicker and more profitable sale.
Step 4: Market Your Property
At Bradleys we will create a tailored plan to showcase your home in the best light. This includes professional photography if you require, virtual tours, high-quality listing descriptions, and online and offline marketing efforts. We'll make sure your property reaches the widest audience of potential buyers, increasing your chances of a successful sale.
Step 5: Negotiate Offers
Once you start receiving offers, we will help you evaluate them and guide you through the negotiation process. We'll work on your behalf to ensure you get the best possible deal while considering your specific needs and timeline.
Step 6: Close the Sale
When an offer is accepted, we will help you navigate the closing process. From legal paperwork to inspections and any necessary repairs, we'll make sure everything goes smoothly as it possible can. We can also assist you in finding your next dream home if you're simultaneously buying a new property.
Step 7: Instructing a conveyancer
As you may remember from when you purchased your home, the role of a Conveyancer is crucial in ensuring the legal transfer of property ownership. It’s essential to engage a law firm for your property sale as early as possible. The sooner you have a legal team in place, the more efficient and seamless your transaction will be. We can instruct a reputable company on your behalf should you wish.
Step 8: Evaluate your affordability
Before proceeding with your sale, it's essential to assess your mortgage affordability. Our financial experts can help you understand your financial situation and provide guidance do is check with your current mortgage lender what your position is in terms of your existing mortgage. This step ensures that you have a clear financial plan for the future.
Step 9: Celebrate Your Success
Selling your home is a significant achievement. At Bradleys Estate Agents, we take pride in helping our clients successfully complete the sale of their properties. Whether you're upgrading, downsizing, or moving on to new adventures, we're here to make your journey as stress-free as possible.
Contact us today to get started on your journey to selling your home and for a more comprehensive guide, follow this link below.