August 21, 2016in Selling Tips by cjt_admin STEPS TO SELLING YOUR HOME Selling a home is a complex procedure. Whether it’s your first time, or you’re an experienced seller/buyer, it’s very easy to forget things and to feel overwhelmed. While you should always feel comfortable asking questions, the following ‘event roadmap’ might help keep you on track. STEP 1 PRIOR TO LISTING Select an agent Sign a listing/selling agreement with your agent. Arrange a contract for sale through your solicitor/Conveyancer. STEP 2 LISTING YOUR PROPERTY Agent receives a copy of your sale contract from your solicitor. Agent prepares marketing campaign & advertising materials Prepare your house for buyer inspections Agent conducts buyer inspections Agent negotiates a sale price to your satisfaction STEP 3 ACCEPTING THE OFFER Offer is accepted Agent accepts a good-will deposit (in some cases) Contracts exchanged with Cooling-off period Cooling off period ends (SOLD) STEP 4 SETTLEMENT Settlement period begins (normally 42 days) Settlement Move out Any agent can sell your home, at FRESH we aim to negotiate YOU the highest price.