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The power of planning- how being organised impacts speed of sale

Prepare all necessary documents: 

Gather essential paperwork such as property deeds, building regulations certificates, and any warranties to streamline the selling process.

Get a mortgage in principle: 

Secure a mortgage agreement in principle to demonstrate your financial readiness to potential buyers, boosting their confidence and expediting negotiations.

When selecting a mortgage, it’s essential to consider your financial circumstances, risk tolerance, and long-term goals. Consulting with a mortgage advisor can provide invaluable guidance in navigating the complexities of mortgage options and finding the perfect fit for your home purchase.

Get in touch with either Adam Dumbrill or Matt Langley who can help you with all your mortgage enquiries.

Declutter and stage your home: 

Create an inviting space by decluttering and staging your property to showcase its full potential, helping attract buyers and speeding up the sale. Read our blog on how ‘Staged hallways sell homes’ to get some brilliant ideas and advice on how to implement this in your own property.

Fix any minor repairs: 

Attend minor repairs and maintenance issues to present your home in the best possible condition, reducing the likelihood of delays or negotiations during the sale process. 

Timing is key: 

Time your property listing strategically by considering market trends and consulting with your estate agent to maximise exposure and generate interest from potential buyers. If you are unsure don’t be afraid to ask us for some advice. Book a home visit today for one to one guidance.

Price it right: 

Set a competitive and realistic asking price based on current market conditions and comparable properties in your area to attract serious buyers and avoid prolonged negotiations. Use our valuation form to obtain an instant quote.

Maximise kerb appeal: 

Make a positive first impression by enhancing your property’s kerb appeal with simple improvements such as tidying up the garden, painting the front door, and ensuring clean windows and pathways. First impressions matter – you can’t get a second chance with this and it can be a game-changer when it comes to the final outcome

Be flexible with viewings: 

Accommodate potential buyers by being flexible with viewing appointments, including evenings and weekends, to ensure your property is accessible to as many interested parties as possible. It’s a short term sacrifice for a long term game.

Stay organised with communication: 

Respond promptly to inquiries and requests from your estate agent and potential buyers, keeping communication channels open and efficient to maintain momentum in the sales process.

Work with Jacobs Steel: 

Partner with a trusted and experienced estate agency that understands the local market dynamics and can guide you through every step of the selling process, from valuation to completion, ensuring a smooth and successful sale. Another reason you’ll love Jacobs Steel – we have in house sales progressors. Click here to read our blog ‘What does a sales progressor do’?

When you are organised, have all the necessary documents ready, and embrace efficient communication, you’ll not only demonstrate you’re serious about your intentions but you’ll be able to deliver on the requirements and subsequently increase the chances of a seamless sale process.

If you’re ready to put your home on the market or are thinking about how best to stage it for when you do, get in touch! We can give you bespoke advice on your home to get it sold for the best price.

For expert advice on all things property or for a free, no-obligation market appraisal, reach out to your local Jacobs Steel office.

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