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Sellers Guide

You have decided that now is the right time to sell your home – but what next? Selling your house is a big step, and your main goal would be to sell your property in the shortest possible time with maximum financial return. This Sellers Guide will take you through the processes encountered when selling a house, and provide you with useful tips from understanding the property market and house fix-ups, to choosing the right Estate Agent and listing your property online.

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How to find an Estate Agent
There are many benefits to selling your home through an Estate Agent and in the long run it is often the wisest option, particularly for a first-time Seller. Start looking for an Agent who works in your area, ask as many property related questions as possible and decide on a mandate that suits your needs.

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Estate Agent vs Private sale
Now that you are ready to sell your property, you are probably debating whether to sell your house privately or through an Estate Agent.

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Find the right Estate Agent
The most common ways to find an Estate Agent are via word of mouth, sign boards in your area and through online listings.

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The Estate Agent agreement
When a Seller contracts an Estate Agent to sell a home, he or she will be required to sign a marketing sale agreement for the services of a sale.

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Understanding the Estate Agent mandate
A mandate is an agreement between a Seller and the Estate Agent(s) regarding the marketing of a property, the agreement duration and obligations.


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