Selling Tips

Selling a property can be stressful & challenging. It’s even daunting if you are doing it for the first time. When selling a Property you might have two questions on your mind: An agent may overvalue your property just to get your business or an agent may undervalue your property so it sells fast. Selling a home is not quite as simple as putting up a ‘for sale’ sign and waiting for the buyers to come to you. If you are selling, we will work with you to get you the fairest price, in the least amount of time, by using art of technology, teamwork and One Agency Gungahlin’s superior marketing materials. So it's simply depends on the situation you are in. If you are an investor you might be looking to get a decent ROI through your property portfolio. If you are an upgrader, you might be looking for a bigger place to serve your family needs. If you are downsizing, you might be looking for a smaller place with low maintenance.

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Starting Point to Sell the House

If you are new to selling your house it’s hard to know where to start. The first thing you should do is research the real estate market, work on the value of the property and find out the best possible price. Learning is vital, try to understand the sale process; sales method, marketing campaign and cost involved selling your home.

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Right Time to Sell your Property

Sometimes life events carry or trigger you to sell up and move, such as growing your family, new job or retirement. How the time is playing also determines the outcome. It is hard to know which time is right to sell the house. Understanding the market and timing the sale can give you the best result.

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Ways to Sell a House

There are different ways to sell your property. The method can be auctions, private treaty or expressions of interest. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of each option so that you can set the sales prices prior to marketing your property.

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Choosing the right Real Estate Agents

An agent you choose is the face of your marketing campaign, who can help you get the best price for your biggest assets. Best agent will create value when selling your properties and can deliver the best possible outcome. So when choosing an agent, look for their track records, commissions, fees, marketing they use and ratings they have in the real estate portals. such as Rate My agent, google reviews etc.

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Preparing Property for Sale

In order to get the best price for your home, you should make sure it looks appealing on the first sight. Make sure to clean, declutter your home, repair and maintenance and add some smart updates to add more values. Wear and tear is the biggest turnoff for buyers such as chipped tiles, cracked windows, scuffed paint work, stained carpets and obvious other damages. The unsightly areas will alert the buyers which will diminish their initial enthusiasm for your property.

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Price it correctly

In general, Properties that fail to sell within the first 30 days of their marketing campaign risk losing value overtime because most buyers lose interest after this period.This is usually a result of bad representation of the price, and unrealistic expectations. Failing to do proper research of the current market, recent comparable sales and current listings in the area is a crucial decision– buyers are usually aware of recent sales and properties currently available.Using market insights, consistent research and market condition plays a vital role when marketing your property. We consistently do our research and aware about the current market condition. We can provide you with a realistic property appraisal. – The prices should always be based on comparable properties sold, current property on the market and current market conditions in the sale area.

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Choosing the best Marketing Campaign

Marketing plays a vital role when selling your property; consider it as an investment to get the best buyers though best marketing campaign. By marketing to all possible channels, you will maximise the potential eyes your property will get in front of. Then, once they’re aware, it highlights the property’s best features to increase the likelihood buyers will inspect and hopefully fall in love with it and make an offer.When choosing an agent, it’s important to clarify what their marketing plan for your property would include.There are many different channels that can be used to market properties, but the ones chosen for your home will depend on your target buyer. A good agent will know the right way to find your ideal buyer and will usually incorporate a combination of online and offline platforms to raise awareness of your property.

This might include:

Database Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Australian Property Portals
Google Display Advertising
Print Media Advertising
Video Marketing

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Fixing Up Home before Putting on the Market

If you have DIY skills, you can go through many small jobs around your home, bringing it to high condition and ready for sale.The best way to do it is walking to your house with the notepad and creating a list of the areas which need to be worked out.

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The Most Important Areas to Examine

• Front Fence: whether it is in good conditions? Vines pulled away, a paint job or repairs

• Front Lawn: Is it Tidy?

• Pathway: Are there any cracks to be fixed? Adding paving paint will give a nice facelift?

• Front door: is it required to install the new door or does it require paint?

• Windows

• Facade

• Interior walls

• Architraves

• Flooring

• Bathrooms

• Laundry

• Backyard

• Pool

• Others if any

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Clean and Declutter

A house which is fresh, clean and clutter- free sells quicker and at a higher price.

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Make it Accessible

Buyers are intending to inspect the property before they make buying decision. We need to put out advertisement when property most likely be available. Such as: specific days and times. In a busy household, an open for inspection times gives you the opportunity to present your property at its best.