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Essentially the role of the auctioneer is to control a public negotiation process where potential buyers are competing to buy a property.
We’ve all seen the drama of an auction on TV - the auctioneer with their quick-fire speech, waving hands and pointing fingers. But what actually happens in the lead up to the auction and on the day. Understanding this process and the key auction terms is critical if you are selling your property at auction.
You may have heard many of terms below, but you may not know what they mean.
The day is here…prospective buyers are going to have the opportunity to inspect your property for the first time.
Woo Hoo - your property is open for inspection tomorrow so it’s time to do some last minute jobs to help create the all-important WOW factor!
When selling, first impressions count. Spending a little bit of time and energy to ensure your property is presented in the best possible light can go a long way in attracting more potential buyers, achieving a higher sales price and selling in a quicker timeframe.
But where should you focus your attention?
You no doubt know how important a building or specialist inspection is for someone who is buying a property, but are you aware of how important they are for sellers too?
We all know the importance of good kerb appeal. It draws people in off the street and can make your home a bright start in your neighbourhood. But what about when you live in a flashy area, or are struggling to get traction during the sales process, even with what you think is kerb appeal maxed out to the limit?
98% of our agents say that styling can make a big difference when you are selling. It can help to add value, attract more buyers and help your property sell faster. So, if you are selling, this is a critical step to make the most out of what you’ve got.
Spring is an excellent time to sell your property for a variety of reasons. As the seller, you’ll want to prepare your home in the right way, as this gives you the best chance of attracting great buyers, achieving a higher sales price, and, ultimately, locking in a successful sale.