Where to Start When Selling my Home
So you are ready to sell your home.
This is a decision that normally comes having had a great deal of thought and planning go into it.
But now that you have decided to make the move, there’s plenty more thought and planning to come. Here’s where to start.
Assessing the value of your home
Getting a valuation
Getting an appraisal
Choosing a real estate agent
Often, choosing a real estate agent to sell your home will be relatively simple if you already have a relationship with one you know and trust. If you don’t, then you will need to do your research and find out who is active in your area. This is generally done online but pay particular attention to which agents have significant “for sale” signage in your neighborhood, as this is a good indication of an active local agency. Another good place to look to see who could be a good agent for you is the website Ratemyagent.com.au. This site is solely devoted to client reviews of their experiences transacting with real estate agents all across Australia. It might also be a good idea to “Google” any agents you are looking at, as this will help you uncover more information about them such as their community involvement, their social media profiles, and other potentially relevant information.
Here we go into more detail on these items: