Deciding to sell your house is a big decision and, for most people, not one that is made lightly. After all, for most people the house is more than just a house, it’s a home full of love and memories.
Of course, there are many reasons to sell, upsizing, downsizing, relocation, and plenty of others. Once you’ve decided to sell you’ll want to get the process completed as quickly as possible, allowing you to move on with your life.
While you can do it yourself, you’ll find it’s generally better to enlist the help of a real estate professional. This includes using a reputable real estate auctioneer. There are several reasons why this is a good idea:
They Know The Process
The professionals know what paperwork is needed to sell the house, what is a fair price, how long it is likely to take and will be able to answer a host of other questions you have as the sale progresses. In short, they have the experience to help make the process simple and painless.
This is particularly true if you decide to sell via a real estate auction. It can be a great way to get a quick sale or to push the price up when you have several interested parties. It’s especially good if you have an unusual property or one that is likely to be in high demand.
They Portray the Right Image
A large part of selling a property is getting someone through the door and hooked on what they see. People need to be able to visualize themselves living in the property.
Real estate professionals are experts at this. They know how to take flattering pictures and create the right description to get people to view. A good real estate professional will even know just how to show the house to ensure they maintain their interest and are ready to purchase.
It’s how they earn their money.
They Have Existing Clients
It’s much easier to sell your house if you have people interested in it. Trying to sell it yourself means you’re reaching out, looking for potentially interested parties.
However, using a professional means they already have the contacts and potentially interested parties. They simply have to spread the word and start the selling process. Its much easier.
If you choose to sell at auction you simply set a minimum price you will accept and hope that it will go for more. It can be hard deciding what is a fair price for your property.
That’s why you need a professional that understands the market, can set the right price and will handle negotiations on your behalf. When you trust your real estate professional you know you’re going to get the best possible price for your house.
They’ll even talk to the appraisers, inspectors, and other parties, ensuring the sale is as stress-free for you as possible.
Of course, they are also on hand to help you search for your next home if you want their help.