Selling property privately has many advantages over using an estate agent. However estate agents can provide useful local information not available from the internet. Despite this many who have sold there home privately have benefited from the following:
o Saving thousands in commission
o Savings in time spent selling home
o Experience a wider choice of online services
o A feeling of remaining in control
o Reduction in stress
o A sense of achievement.
Selling property-What is your home worth Selling property privately means that you will have to arrive at the correct price to sell your home.House prices and the value of your home is a major topic for potential buyers and those already on the property ladder. There are now ample resources enabling you to value your own home, making it easier to sell your property privately.
Before you value your property you must arrive at two important figures:
1. The lowest price you will accept for your property
2. The ideal price you would like to achieve
Research Gather all the facts before arriving at a realistic price for your property by:
o Using online House Price calculators which will give you a guide price
o Using the internet to find prices of similar properties in your area
o Looking at House Prices statistics this can help identify the trend over the last 12 months.
o Using house price websites to discover exactly the prices that properties had sold for in your neighbourhood
o Research local paper and estate agents windows.
UK Housing Market Price Data
Halifax & Bank of Scotland House Price Data:
Nationwide House price index:
UK House Price Calculator
UK House Price-Websites
Net House Prices: Instant online house prices throughout the UK
Mouseprice.com Find the price paid for every house sold in England & Wales
Our Property: Millions of prices direct from the Land registry:
UK house price predictions
Sell property with an estate agent can be rewarding and of course the savings in commission can be huge, it should be remembered that real estate agents offer an expertise about their local housing market that is hard to replace and that going it alone is simply a matter of personal choice.
Russell J. Montjoy
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