Home sellers used to count on curb appeal to make a good first impression on potential buyers. Now, with more homebuyers starting their house hunt online, a home’s “picture appeal” is taking over as the top way to impress buyers.
There are a number of costs to factor in when selling a property – many of which are payable upfront before transfer can occur. To avoid being caught short, sellers are advised to have adequate savings in place before placing their home on the market.
Selling your home yourself and keeping the commission in your pocket instead of paying it to an estate agent may sound like a good idea but you should be aware of the dangers before you decide on this approach.