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Tips on selling a home fast

Property consultants are often faced with large catalogues of properties for which they must find buyers as soon as possible. Of course, a good property specialist appreciates the importance of waiting for the right time before carrying out such a task. Now, if what you want is to close the best deal in the shortest possible time, there is a series of simple tips that you should pay attention to.

Mark the calendar
When the decision to sell a property has been made, it is best to set the desired terms and conditions to complete the process. At this point, the owner of the home has to tell the estate agency how long he would be willing to wait to get a good deal. Once a specific time has been set, the consultants can better organise the work schedule in order to find the most suitable buyer.

Have all the necessary documentation on hand

It is not uncommon for the sale of a property to be delayed because the seller had not prepared the necessary documentation to complete the task. Sometimes, the sale of the property can fall through because the owner did not have any of the essential documents. Therefore, it is advisable to collect all the paperwork at the same time as deciding to put the house up for sale.

Consider the agent's valuation
Although the seller can prepare a good part of the sale process of their home on their own, the asking price that the estate agent comes up with is essential in getting the best deal. This professional puts at the disposal of the seller a list of potential buyers as well as the ones he or she has shortlisted. The owner and estate agent must maintain a continuous and sincere communication to obtain the desired results.

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Consider the possibility of repairing the house
Some houses show a certain degree of deterioration, either in a room or in the whole property. In these cases, the owner must undertake the necessary repairs as quickly as possible. Again, the property consultant can advise on the best way to proceed, understanding that a refurbished property can obtain a much higher valuation. It is always preferable to carry out these repairs before putting the house up for sale.

Act quickly
It is possible that the environmental circumstances surrounding the house change at some point. With this we are referring to possible improvements of the roads, the nearest public infrastructures or even in the same housing block. Any modification can mean an improvement in the valuation of the property and in its marketing. When this occurs, you must mention such changes about your house quickly.

Every little makeover makes a difference

When someone is looking to buy a home to settle in and not just as an investment asset, the buyer can explore a number of factors to close the deal more quickly. Changing or updating the decoration of the property can be a good step to make the home look more welcoming. Cleaning the rooms and taking care of the details (for example, mowing the garden lawn) can shorten the deadlines for closing a sale.

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Maintain a collaborative attitude
The property consultant and the other professionals involved in the purchase process know very well how to approach the different scenarios that can occur in the market. Therefore, the owners have to trust their criteria and, although they should be interested in the outcome of the negotiations, it is advisable that they grant the agents some room for maneuver. For example, it is always better for sellers not to be present in the home when it is going to be viewed by a potential buyer. It is also desirable that the owners provide all the information requested by the agents.

Put your trust in the hands of specialised firms with a long history

Finding the best buyer for a home is not an easy task. In any case, only professionals who are used to dealing with all kinds of situations that can occur in the market can make it look like a simple procedure. Engel & Völkers is a prestigious international estate agency that has been offering the best solutions for both sellers and buyers for over forty years. Specialised in the management of high standing properties, our company is present in more than thirty countries and on four continents. We have more than seven hundred offices in which we develop all types of intermediation work between sellers and buyers. Our main principle is the satisfaction of both parties.

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