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Steps To Selling A Home

Steps To Selling A Home


The Selling Process

1. Market Update

Real Estate Agent inspects the property
Real Estate Agent talks you though the process
Formal property market appraisal completed
Method of sale and marketing/advertising strategy discussed

2. Selling

Presentation advice provided
Marketing/advertising strategy agreed on
Agency agreement signed
Property listing details completed
Keys and access details collected
Open Home scheduled
Contract for Sale prepared (in some states)

3. Promotion

Photos taken
Property signage done
Agent's database advised
Local marketing
Internet/window/newspaper and any other marketing/advertising commences

4. Inspections

Notice for inspection provided where possible
Details of all attendees recorded
All comments and feedback provided

5. Negotiating the sale

Best price and conditions are negotiated
Signing between parties is formalised
Real estate agent's check and assist with purchaser's finance, sale of property, building inspections and other conditions where necessary

6. Contract of Sale

Once terms are agreed a security deposit is taken from the buyer
Copies of the contract are given to both parties' solicitors/conveyancers
All parties are kept informed

7. SOLD!

Sold sticker placed on sign board
All parties confirm the sale is finalised
Transfer of keys and settlement day is arranged
New owners move in
 

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    Selling real estate in South Australia is different to other states and territories in Australia. Here is a look at the different ways to sell a property in South Australia, tips on how to choose the right agent for you, the best way to promote your property to attract the most number of buyers, the costs of selling, what goes into...

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