Can I Sell My Own House
Without Using An Estate Agent?
Many house sellers would like to sell their own house without the expense of using an estate agent but have YOU got what it takes? There are a
whole series of steps that you need to master if you are going to sell your own house successfully and beat the professionals at their own game.
Do you fell confident that you can succeed? Consider all the elements that go into making a successful house sale and ask yourself if you can
meet the challenge. If you can answer 'yes' to most of the following questions then you are definitely someone who has the knowledge and ability
to sell your own house.
Do You Have The Time To Sell Your Own House?Selling your own house can be a time-consuming
affair. You need to prepare the property, prepare your marketing materials, show the house, deal with negotiations etc. Can you devote the time
and resources to it and can you take time off work if required?
Can You Make Your House Look Good?
The showhome look is what sells houses. Are you willing and able to give your property a complete makeover both inside and out? Make sure your
property attracts the maximum number of potential house buyers.
Can You Research The Housing Market?
You need to research the local housing market so you know who your likely buyers are and how much they are willing to pay. There is plenty of
information available on property web sites but you have to find it and put it to use.
Can You Prepare A Marketing Plan?
There is a lot to consider when putting your property on the market. Drawing up property details, designing and booking advertising, putting
up For Sale boards, organising viewings and keeping a record of all your potential buyers.
Are You Able To Deal With People?
Dealing with a lot of potential house buyers looking at your home can be a challenge. Will you enjoy showing people around your home and not
take any negative comments too seriously?
Will You Be Able To Negotiate A Sale?
At some stage of the process you will receive offers. You will need to work out a negotiating plan that will get you the best
possible price as quickly as possible.
If you can answer these questions positively,
then you can answer 'yes' to the question 'can I sell my own house?'.