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Tips To Sell Your House Without A Real Estate Agent

November 12, 2012

Selling a house is all about preparation, proper research and lots of effort. Though most people tend to approach Real Estate Agents to sell their houses for them, doing it on your own is also no big thing. There are a few tips that will help you get this task done in the best way, & with profitable returns.

Tips To Sell Your House Without A Real Estate Agent

  • More than anything, what is required for successfully selling a house without professional help is Patience. Since you are going to handle the whole process from the advertising to the negotiating part, you will need to be available 24/7 to handle any queries of interested parties.
  • The most important part of selling a home is determining its current market value. For this you can avail the services of property valuation experts who will conduct a property appraisal and provide you with its true estimate.
  • After this, you can decide upon how to advertise the property sale. You could – do it on online property portals, through ‘Property For Sale’ flyers, pass out ads to local brokers, put up ‘property on sale’ signs wherever possible, take out classified ads, etc. Other ideas like ‘open houses’ too work well. The idea is to get as many people to know that you have a property to sell in a limited time.
  • Another factor that will definitely increase your profit margins is getting your house redone before selling. Get the painting redone, woodwork renovated & varnished, the plumbing and electrical systems refurbished, etc. There is nothing worse than leaking plumbing systems & seepage in the walls, when potential buyers come for a look at the property.
  • Be sure about what prices you are going to ask & be ready to negotiate. Be flexible & realistic about the asking price.

With these tips, selling a house even without professional help will seem like a cake walk.

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