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Effective Tips to Sell My House Quickly

How do I determine the value of my home before putting it up for sale?

To determine the value of your home before selling it, you can consider factors like recent sales prices of similar homes in your area, the condition and features of your property, and market trends. Consulting a real estate agent or using online valuation tools can also help provide a more accurate estimate. It is a big step to sell your home, so you will need to make sure you are comfortable with the agent you choose.

What are the best tips for selling a house quickly?

To sell your house quickly, make sure it's priced competitively, stage it to appeal to buyers, market it effectively online and offline, and work with a skilled real estate agent. Additionally, consider making any necessary repairs or updates to increase its value and attract potential buyers.



Making your home look as good as it can is vital to the success of your sale. The first tasks are to have a mammoth de-clutter (this will help when you come to pack up to leave the property) and then to clean everything until it’s absolutely spotless. A fresh coat of paint can do wonders for the interior and it is a good idea to tidy up the garden. All of this will be so beneficial when the photographs are taken to show your property in the best possible light when the marketing is compiled, as well as when your property is inspected by buyers. First impressions are very important. Some vendors consult a stylist if they do not have natural flair for making their home look good, and in some cases vendors will hire furniture should the property be vacant. These are recommendations only for those vendors who are not sure of the best way to get their property ready for sale and to maximize the potential dollars from the sale.


Buyers for a property can be found all year round however it's not often that a purchaser for your home is out there, just waiting for you to put your home on the market. Timing, presentation and advertising are all required to bring buyers and sellers together for the best result. Spring is often considered to be the best time to sell. It's a time of optimism and with the weather clearing, more potential buyers will be out and about. It is also the right time when more sellers will put their homes on the market so there will be more competition. Winter usually presents fewer buyers, but the buyers are usually more focused on purchasing and traditionally there will be fewer homes on the market to choose from. Prior to placing your home on the market in Australia, allow an additional two weeks to prepare both the property and the marketing material.

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How much does it cost to sell my home?

It depends on a number of factors. If you are selling your home through an Sutherland Shire estate agent, the agent will be responsible for marketing the property and managing the sale process. You are best to talk to your local Real estate agent and they will give you accurate selling cost at the time you are selling. We offer the option of marketing costs to be paid at settlement, some people find this great if they are trying to get money together to cover the cost of moving.

When you sell your house, one of the costs you need to consider is the real estate agent's commission fees. This typically ranges around 2% of the sale price, depending on the location and services provided by the agent. It is important to factor in all costs associated with selling your house in order to make an informed decision.

Now you have chosen an agent "Sell my house" now what?

The process of selling your house will begin with great enthusiasm: . Here's what you can expect to happen next:

  1. Listing Preparation: Your chosen agent will work with you to prepare the listing for your house. This includes gathering information about the property, taking professional photographs, and possibly creating a virtual tour or video walk through to showcase the property's features.
  2. Pricing Strategy: Your agent will conduct a market analysis to determine the optimal listing price for your house. This analysis takes into account factors such as the current real estate market conditions, comparable sales in your area, and the unique features of your property.
  3. Listing Launch: Once the listing is ready, your agent will list your house on various online platforms, such as,, the real estate website for the agent you have chosen, and social media. This exposure helps attract potential buyers to your property.
  4. Marketing and Promotion: Your agent will implement a marketing strategy to increase visibility and attract potential buyers. This may include hosting open houses, distributing flyers, leveraging social media advertising, and reaching out to their network of potential buyers.
  5. Open homes and viewings: Interested buyers will come along to the allocated open homes you have organised for your property, if they cant make those time they may ask your agent for an alternate time.
  6. Negotiations: If a potential buyer is interested in purchasing your house, they may submit an offer. Your agent will guide you through the negotiation process, helping you understand the terms of the offer and assisting you in making informed decisions.
  7. Acceptance and Settlement: Once you accept an offer, the property enters a cool off period. During this time, the buyer will likely conduct inspections and secure financing if needed. Your agent will work with both parties to ensure all necessary paperwork and contingencies are met.
  8. End of cool off: The cool off period is 5 business day and this is when the balance of the 10% deposit if paid (or 5% if requested. Your agent will collaborate with the buyer's agent and any other relevant parties to ensure a smooth transition.
  9. Once settlement is over, usually 6 weeks (42 days), it is settlement day
  10. Handing Over the Keys: Once the settlement process is complete, ownership of the property is transferred to the buyer. You will hand over the keys, and the buyer officially becomes the new owner of the house.

Throughout this entire process, your agent will act as your advocate, guiding you through each step, providing advice, and helping you navigate any challenges that may arise. Their goal is to facilitate a successful sale and ensure that your interests are protected. So if you are looking for a real estate agent Sutherland Shire, call us today.