Understand Why You Want to Sell Your Home
A home sale isn't a simple decision. Factors like market trends, time of the year, your mortgage position, sitting tenants if any are to be considered before you set a timeframe and target price to sell. Depending on the state of the economy in general, traditional estate agents may find it difficult to achieve market value for your property or within a timeframe you want.
Ask yourself quality questions like why you want to sell the house? What positive outcome you would achieve by selling? Within what timeframe you want to sell the house? What is your target price that you need to achieve at the minimum for your next steps?
But, identifying your objectives for selling your home will allow you to, not only achieve the outcome that's best for you, but allow you an easy transition. For a quick sale, consider a home sale specialist like us.
Get our free no-obligation consultation that will allow you to set your house sale objectives correctly. Submit the form above to get your free consultation.
We will show you step by step of how you can achieve a home sale in the quickest time for the best price possible. With almost 80% of properties sold in under 60 days and more than 1800 and counting properties sold in less than 10 days, Springbok is a market leader in quick house sales.
Be Sure of Your Finances
It may sound obvious, but before the home sale process begins, you may need to notify your mortgage lender and find out how much you still have left to repay - and if there are any early redemption charges. This may have an immediate impact on your decision to continue with your home sale.
For a quick calculation of the amount you still owe, try this free mortgage calculator.
When selling your home, it's paramount that you consider the size of any mortgage you intend to take out on a new property. If you intend to purchase a new house and need a mortgage, talk to an expert for a free consultation here.
Remember: at this stage, all figures will be estimates but understanding your finances means you'll know what you can afford. And this will also help you set the right target price.
Staging Your Home For Sale
Create a welcoming and homely environment from the moment they step through the door. Show-off the space and create a light and airy feeling. Spruce up the interior and highlight unique or key features. If a lick of paint is needed, get out the paint can and brushes!
When selling your home, it will help if you can make the property as desirable as possible to potential buyers. This will encourage a quick sale and even add value to the property - increasing the potential sale price. This includes presenting your property with professional set of photos, floorplans etc.
An expert like us will more than take care of every single aspect of the staging. Talk to us to find out how we can stage your home for sale for a quick sale at zero upfront costs. Submit the form above and our friendly consultant will give you a ring with more information.
Experienced Solicitor or Conveyancer
You'll need a solicitor or conveyancer to manage the exchange of contracts. Preferable engage the services of an experienced solicitor before you agree to selling your home to a buyer. Only after an offer has been agreed should you then instruct the solicitor to begin the exchange of contracts.
Once an offer has been agreed, you and your buyers will exchange contracts. This transaction will be completed by each party's solicitors.
Buyers should complete a property survey prior to the exchange of contracts. Additionally, any negotiations between buyers and vendors should also be completed prior to the exchange of contracts. This should include the price, and any additional negotiations, such as keeping any furniture, fixture or fittings.
Springbok Properties works with experienced panel of conveyancers for a hassle-free experience. Contact us to find out more.
Remember: vendors or buyers may choose to pull out at any stage of the process, however once contracts have been exchanged, the sale of the home is final.
Home Sale Completion
Now comes the part you've been waiting for - the day buyers get the keys to their new home! At this final stage, it's important that vendors and buyers maintain the healthy relationship, understanding each other's needs so that a moving date can be agreed upon.
On the day of completion, money and deeds to the houses will be transferred between both parties' solicitors who will each then register the transfer of ownership with the Land Registry.
There you have it - the ultimate step-by-step guide to selling your home stress free!
If you are looking to sell your house, submit the form below and our friendly consultant will give you a ring to show you the step by step process of how it works.