5 Errors People Make When Selling Their Property

The whole process of selling your home can be quite a stressful one as it can take a lot of time and effort. Whilst all sellers have the same goal in mind, to sell the property quickly and at a high profit, there are many cases where houses are just sitting on the market with little to no movement.

Naturally, you would want the best possible outcome for your property sale, however, there are a few things that you should be checking when you are selling your property to make sure that it’s a smooth process.


Wrong Pricing

Before you put your property on the market, you need to be 100% sure of the value. If you place a price that is considered to be too high for your property, then selling it may be very difficult. If you price your property lower than the actual valuation, then you might be losing money, however, it could also be a quicker sell. Working with an experienced estate agent can help you overcome this problem.

At Hadleigh Estate Agents, we have years of experience in helping people to sell and buy properties in Birmingham, West Midlands. We have good knowledge of the local market and we can help you work out a suitable price for your property.


Neglecting Vital Maintenance

Preparing your house for the property market is an important part of selling. You need your home to look clean and maintained as first impressions are crucial. If you have any important repairs that need attention, such as leaking pipes, then you should take care of them before putting your house on the market. Most buyers won’t be looking for properties that require extra work before they can move into it.

Damages to the property can also often result in a decreased valuation which means that you might not be getting the full value for your home. Selling a property requires thorough checks and making sure that damages to the property are taken care of.


Selling By Yourself

Some homeowners might decide to sell the property by themselves as they are hoping to save on the fees of working with an estate agent. However, this could also end up costing them more. When you work with an experienced estate agent, they will handle all of the research and they can help you get the best solution available.

If you are not sure where to begin with selling your house, then it’s a good idea to get expert advice. The last thing you want to do when selling your house is to get an unfavourable deal.


Forgetting The Smaller Details

One of the most easily avoidable mistakes is to ensure that you have put in time and effort into preparing your property for sale. Rearranging furniture can make a big difference and re-painting the property refreshes the look. Whilst it can be quite easy to ignore the smaller details, all of the minor additions that you make do add up.

Make sure you clean up any clutter, tidy your house, and trim your garden to keep things looking presentable.

all these minor additions will make a significant difference to home interior. Small details could also be adding majestic pictures in relevant places around your home to add a much more homely effect while walking through your property, helping to sell your home. 


Choosing The Wrong Company

Many people prefer to use an estate agent when they need to sell their home. Not only does it reduce the workload for the homeowner, but it also helps to have an expert on hand when you have questions. When choosing the right estate agents to go with, there are a few important things to consider and find out.

Consider asking if the estate agents have additional fees, how many years of experience they have, what their success rate is like, and what other additional services could they offer you. These questions will help you understand more about the company and it can help you make an informed decision.


Contact Hadleigh Estate Agents for Properties To Buy & Rent

If you’re looking for a property to buy or rent in Birmingham, then please get in touch with our property experts. With over years of experience, we are a market leader in the Harborne and Edgbaston area. Our friendly, experienced, and qualified team of estate and letting agents like to take the time to understand your needs to find out exactly what you’re looking for in a purchase or sale.

Get in touch with us on 0121 427 1213 or you can send us an email here.