How to Make Sure You Get the Best Price for Your Home

Posted: 15th November 2017

Because of the sheer value of the transaction, what appears like a mere 3-5% can translate into thousands of actual pounds. That is why it is important to treat the sale of your home with utmost attention. Even if it might seem like a simple matter of listing your property online, we can assure you, getting the best price for your home hinges on many other factors – the most important ones we explain below.

Are You in the Hands of the Right People?

Working with a local, professional agent with lots of experience and that is motivated to sell your property under the best possible circumstances will make a difference in the price you achieve. We have seen it time and again, the way the property is presented to the market, the care we put in taking the photos that will attract the most attention, to the way we position the asking price can all make a difference.

Start Selling First 

If you are looking to move on the property ladder, it is ideal to start selling your home first. That way, when you find the right home for you, you have more chances for your offer to be accepted, as you will be seen as a less risky option. This might not always be possible, but it is something to take into account especially in a highly competitive sellers’ market as East Renfrewshire. Buyers compete for homes in desirable locations and being in the best position to move swiftly will give you an edge. At the same time, you will not be rushed when the time comes to accept an offer for your property.

Be prepared for viewings

We have mentioned this before, a home that is beautifully staged for sale will attract more interest and will sell in better conditions. We are happy to guide potential buyers through your property, in fact, we encourage you to allow us to do so. If you feel more comfortable about taking care of the viewings, there are a few Dos and Don’ts during viewings, which we have explained here. This is the most important moment in the transaction so all aspects of the potential buyers’ experience must be cared for.

Negotiate the offer

This one is on us! Our experienced team will do our best to negotiate the very best possible offer on your behalf from the interested buyers. And remember, at Nicol Estate Agents we operate on a no sale no fee business model, which means we are fully motivated to sell your home quickly and for the best possible value.

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions or are struggling to sell your home. It is our passion and pleasure to help homeowners achieve the best possible price for their property.

Whatever your reason for moving; whether it's for extra space, to downsize or you may simply have found your dream home, Nicol can help. Our knowledge of the local property market helps us develop a marketing plan that's right for you and your property.
We want our clients to be delighted with the service we provide. Listening to your needs and understanding your requirements is our starting point. To find out more about our approach to selling homes, download our comprehensive Guide to Selling your Property here.
If you are planning on selling your home, contact Nicol Estate Agents today for an appraisal of your property. Our Managing Director Douglas Nicol and Estate Agent and Valuer Daniel Cohen carry out hundreds of market appraisals every year, giving them an intimate and unparalleled knowledge of the property market in Glasgow, from city centre apartments to family homes and building plots. We will talk to you about the property market in your area, compare sales evidence, local demand for similar properties, outline our tailored marketing plan and provide details of our sales support strategy right through to completion.