Why Sell Your Home Through A Real Estate Agent?
When you decide to sell one of the first decisions you must make is whether you are going to sell your home through a real estate agent or sell it yourself. In Australia approximately 90% of sales are made through real estate agents.
Why Use A Real Estate Agent?
The key to successfully selling your home is choosing the right agent. A real estate agent is a professional with local market expertise and experience selling property. They can provide you with up-to-date information regarding prices, financing, marketing and information about the housing market in general.
Throughout the sale an agent will act on your behalf providing you with advice and guidance to help you objectively evaluate buyer offers.
Selecting An Agent
When choosing an agent you should consider the reputation of the real estate agency, the sales agent's track record in real estate, recent sales and knowledge of the local area.
On a personal level you should how agents present themselves and the rapport you have with them. When selling your home you want someone you can communicate openly with and trust.
The advantage of a national and international real estate network over independent operators should not be overlooked. At Raine & Horne, clients have immediate access to specialist advice and promotion through our valuable inter-office referral system.
For those properties that require exposure and successful marketing beyond the local market place, our network of offices throughout Australia and internationally are readily called into action.
Before you sign with an agent you must find out how he intends to market your property. The difference between you getting an average price or a top price comes down to your marketing plan. Learn the "three golden rules" to designing a fantastic marketing plan to attract the perfect buyer to your home so you'll get a top price... read more