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Selling your house is one of the most stressful activities you will have to undertake during your lifetime. With approximately 1 in 3 house sales falling through at some stage before contracts have been exchanged it can make for an extremely frustrating & time consuming period. The average time period to sell your house from first putting it on the market to exchanging contracts is 6-10 months. Can you afford to wait this long, will you loose the chance to move into the house of your dreams if you cannot sell your house quickly.

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Many people have unrealistic aspirations when it comes to wanting to sell their house quickly, they often want a quick sale for a high price, unfortunately these two factors do not sit well together. In today’s very slow property market unless you are extremely lucky in order to sell your house quickly you will invariably need to lower your price. How much you are willing to lower your price may determine how quickly you sell your house.

If you do not need to sell your house quickly then you should be able to obtain the market value, or somewhere near, for your house. On average houses sell for 90% of their asking price, as long as this price truely reflects its current market value.

There are several steps you could take to make your home more attractive to potential buyers such as re-decorating, tidying the garden, offering to leave carpets & curtains or certain white goods such as Fridge/freezer or washing machine. Some of these things you could do yourself others you may have to pay for. Simply re-painting walls & woodwork in your house may make it a lot more attractive, the smell of new paint may just do the trick. Does the outside of your house look tired, first impressions are of vital importance, simply adding a fresh layer of paint to the outside walls and getting someone to make your garden look like it has always been well looked after will give viewers of your property a great first impression.

Picking an estate agent is also a key factor to sell your house quickly, don’t just go with the one that gives you the highest valuation for your house – this may be an unreasonable price which will not attract potential buyers. Do your homework & try and find out who is the best estate agent in your area, talk to other people & try and find those who have recent experience of selling their houses, they may point you in the direction of a good local estate agent who will have plenty of potential buyers for your property.

However if you need to sell your house quickly then your best course of action may be to sell to a property trader who will be a cash buyer able to do a deal very quickly. You will have to be willing to accept a “trade price” for your house but you should expect a good property trader to have the money in your account within about 4-5 weeks at the most, if not sooner. They will generally pay all the legal fees for you plus you will have no estate agent fees or HIPS fees meaning that you will keep all the money left over from your sale less any outstanding mortgage.

Sell your House Quickly
Sell your House Quickly

If you need to sell your house quickly why not fill in our no obligation form now, we will then contact you & make you an offer for your house (after viewing) within 24 hours. Or you can ring us for an informal chat free on 0800 4587477.

Call Realtor Agata Grudzinski @ (850) 708-7724 for Property Details.