Think smart when selling

When you’re ready to sell your property it’s important to view it like a buyer would and also to involve the appropriate professionals

Harcourts New Zealand CEO says a property’s pricing and condition are always heavily scrutinised.

“It’s all about perceived value, particularly compared to other similar properties available,” he says. “So, for example, if a buyer notices ‘defects’ they are more likely to move on to other properties for sale.”

Thus, it’s important to fix anything that could be perceived as a ‘defect’ before you put your home on the market. This could be as simple as giving the garden a once-over through to renovating.

Be smart about what you do though. Seek advice from your preferred Sales Consultant as they have the experience to know what buyers look for and will help ensure you make the best use of your time and money. Plus seek advice, if not hands-on help, from appropriate tradespeople if needed.

Also ask me for sales data and a competitive market analysis to assist you in pricing your property. In addition, they can ensure you have a marketing package that suits your property and makes the desired impact and they have the knowledge and skills to handle potential buyers.