As people return from holidays and children get ready for the new school year, September is a popular month to put your property on the market. Being in a new home for Christmas is often a time frame people work towards.
Selling property in the UK is a significant undertaking that requires careful planning, strategic decision-making, and a solid understanding of the process.
Kevin Ross, Director and Head of Commercial Property at Brown Turner Ross, said:
“Early expert conveyancing legal advice can save time, money and stress during what can be a challenging period. At Brown Turner Ross we aim to make the process as painless as possible for our clients and work towards realistic and achievable time frames. September is always a busy month for our team and 2023 is looking likely to surpass previous records”
Whether you’re a seasoned property owner or a first-time buyer or seller, this comprehensive guide will walk you through the essential steps and considerations involved in selling property in the UK.
Before you list your property on the market, it is essential to ensure it is in its best possible condition:
- Declutter excess belongings to give the illusion of space and tranquility.
- A fresh lick of paint works wonders for any potential purchaser.
- Maximise kerb appeal and make sure that the approach to the property is as neat, tidy and appealing as is possible for immediate impact.
- Ensure that any minor repairs are carried out before viewings commence, i.e. door handles, broken tiles, chipped walls etc. If the small details are immaculate it creates a feeling of confidence in the property.
- A through deep clean including grout, skirting boards, cupboard tops, picture frames and flat surfaces will always make the property look well kept.
- Property Valuation: Obtain a professional property valuation to determine its market worth. This valuation will help you set a realistic asking price.
- Enhancements: Consider making necessary repairs, upgrades, and improvements to boost your property’s appeal to potential buyers.
- Staging: Present your property in its best light by decluttering, cleaning, and arranging furniture to create a welcoming ambience. Be mindful of atmospherics, lighting, sounds and smells when you are carrying out a viewing
“Our expert team of conveyancing professionals are dedicated to making the buying and selling of property as painless as possible and our commitment to our clients is why they come back to us every time they enter the property market.”
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