Ah, the age old question ‘how long will it take to sell my home?’ That’s a question with many possible answers and one that no estate agent can actually answer completely accurately. Currently, properties in Bishop’s Stortford take somewhere between a week to 12 weeks on average before an offer is agreed.
As a word, gazumping sounds like a pretty fun activity like zorbing or some other crazy new sport. The truth however is much less pleasant. Imagine for a second you’ve been trawling through property portals on line, spoken to every estate agent in Bishop’s Stortford and have registered on all their buyers lists. You’ve visited nearly every property within 10 miles of Bishop’s Stortford that is within your budget...read more http://www.thepersonalpropertyshop.co.uk/the-truth-about-gazumping
Estate agent photos have hit the headlines recently with ‘Photography Horrors’ showing the worst property photography. Your photos are the first thing potential buyers will see and use to form their first impression of your property. If your photos don’t do your property justice, what’s going to attract someone to book a viewing?
Marketing your property at the right time of year can have a big part to play in how quickly you sell it. Even in the competitive Bishop’s Stortford area, market it at the wrong time of year and you risk your property sitting out there for weeks, with your estate agent not receiving a single call. Once it’s been on the market for a while then people start to wonder ‘what’s wrong with it?’
Estate agency fees are often a topic of discussion with mixed views on what they should be charging. But do you know what an estate agent actually does when selling your home? Ask the average Bishop’s Stortford resident and they may say that it’s not an awful lot! But is that really true of all estate agents? Click to read the full article http://www.thepersonalpropertyshop.co.uk/what-does-my-estate-agent-actually-do
Estate agents commonly state price as the reason for properties not selling. Rarely though do they look at other aspects such as the presentation of the property or the quality of photos they have taken. Price is rarely the reason that a property isn’t selling. Click to find out how to get your home sold http://www.thepersonalpropertyshop.co.uk/what-to-do-when-your-home-isnt-selling
“Drop the price”. It’s the favourite estate agent response when you ask them why your home isn’t selling. Sound familiar? Not only is price rarely why the reason your home isn’t selling but reducing the price could actually have a negative effect. Believe it or not there are still plenty of properties in the Bishop’s Stortford area that just aren’t selling.
It’s a question that those selling a property often ask me, ‘should I use more than one estate agent when selling my home?’ Some home sellers choose to instruct Bishop’s Stortford estate agents on a sole agency basis whereas some choose to instruct two, three or maybe even four estate agents. But which is best and which option? Click to read the full article http://www.thepersonalpropertyshop.co.uk/should-i-use-more-than-one-estate-agent-to-sell-my-home
I have dedicated my blog today to what is in my opinion one of the very BEST property selling tips. By following this tip you can potentially double the amount of viewings you get when selling your home. Many estate agents in Bishop’s Stortford still advertise their properties using the ‘99p technique’. For example, choosing an asking price of £299,995 rather than £300,000 for a property. Now don’t get me wrong the ‘99p technique’ can be extremely effective…