At some point in time, most homeowners contemplate the idea of selling their home. Most people tend to live in homes between 3 to 5 years. They will then purchase new homes due to a change in income, relocation due to a career or for a simple change in scenery.
There are many routes that you may consider when it comes to selling property. Most people will instantly contact a real estate agent in order to sell property. This is one of the most popular and over used methods of selling a home. The problem is that this method is used by thousands of people in your area. That means that the sell of your house is not getting the personal attention that it needs.
Most real estate agencies only have a handful of agents who are selling hundreds to thousands of homes at one time. This means that your house is just one of many priorities on their list. You will not receive maximum exposure for the property you are selling when you use a typical real estate agent or company.
Additionally, the process of using a real estate agent can sometimes take weeks or months to get started. There are many steps that real estate agents take before preparing you and your home for potential sale. This process may additionally be drawn out further if the real estate agency you are choosing to do business with is dealing with a large workload.
Sell my house myself? Therefore, you may wish to seek out alternative methods to selling your home. One such alternative is selling your home yourself. However, if you do not have the knowledge and know-how to accomplish this task, you could actually end up selling your home for thousands of dollars less than it is worth. Additionally, you will have to pay numerous fees for proper legal filings and inspections that you will be required to complete before putting your house on the market.
In fact, if you have limited or no knowledge of real estate you could quickly find that you are ‘in way over your head’. Therefore, you should only attempt to sell your home on your own if you are an expert when it comes to real estate or are a licensed real estate seller. Otherwise, you could run the risk of losing a substantial amount of money in your home selling endeavors.
The third and most proven and reputable method to selling your home is by simply selling your home to a company. There are numerous companies who buy homes from home owners and then turn around and sell them individually. The best part about a service such as this is that you can generally get the process rolling in less than 48 hours and you don’t have to sit around waiting for the company to show your house off. They simply buy your home directly from you.
These types of companies will save you a great deal of time and money! Additionally, they purchase homes at or above market value. They will also take care of all the legal issues and documentation filing that is needed to make the sell of you home legal and successful.
Dale Purdon, director and founder of IMAGINE Properties, Easy Home Sales any many more. Prior to setting up IMAGINE, Dale set out to build his own property portfolio in South Africa where he focused on acquiring high yielding rental properties in the lower end market and gained extensive experience in stock-sourcing as well as portfolio management.