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How to sell your home - the SellMyHome.co.uk Guides

Selling your home is a daunting experience. Many people have never sold their home whether using an online estate agent or using a traditional high street estate agent. We realised that with the knowledge we have in our office (our team have worked at the likes of Knight Frank, Marsh & Parsons, Carter Jonas and many more) we were in a great position to bring you guides to help you sell your home.

We have in depth step by step gudies as well as tips and tricks of the trade to make sure you are asking the right questions and doing everything you can to progress your house sale from the moment you choose an estate agent (in the industry that's called instruction) to the moment you hand over keys (completion).

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Introduction to our selling guides

Guides to selling your home, guides to buying a home, guides to conveyancing, appointing solicitors and much much more. You can find everything you need on this page to take you through the whole property selling/buying process.

We have guides on how to sell your house (pretty important that one), guides on how to hold house viewings, how to hold an open house, how to negotiate all the way through to conveyancing and completion.

Take a look through the list and if you think there is one we have missed let us know and we will have a brain storm and set the team on it. Give us a call on 0203 44 12345.


1. Before Listing Your Property

Before you choose an estate agent, before you let your property go online take the time to read our guides on working out what you can get for your property and the whole process of choosing an estate agent, what they charge you and much much more:

How to value your home

Putting the right price on your property is a crucial part of selling your home. We've written this guide so you know how to go about it. We take you through all the basics with some tips and tricks along the way to help you value your home.


How to choose an estate agent

Choosing an estate agent can be a daunting prospect with so many different options. From online vs traditional to what questions you should be asking before choosing an agent, we have it all covered.


What are estate agent fees

Fixed fee or commission based? We unpack the different types of estate agent fees so you can decide which model is best for you. We even take a look and try and explain why traditional agents charge a commission. We're still not convinced though.


2. After You've Listed Your Property

Once you've listed your home, it's time to prepare for house viewings and offers. This guide will help you through the selling process once your property is up on the portals.

How to present your home for a viewing

Presenting your home in its best light is key to selling your home. Here, we provide you with some tips to get your home looking ready to buy. Give yourself the best chance of turning a viewer and into your buyer by having a read of our simple guide.


How to hold a house viewing

At SellMyHome, our vendors conduct their own viewings. While that may sound intimidating, it's nothing to worry about. We've written this guide to help answer any questions you may have about carrying out the viewings yourself.


How to hold an open house

If your property's getting a lot of attention, holding an open house is a handy way to cut down on the number of viewings, by getting several done at the same time. Read our guide on how to hold an open house to find out everything you need to know.


How to negotiate a house sale

So, someone's made an offer on your property, but you think it's a bit too low. Now's the time to negotiate on a price that you're both happy with. Don't rush and definitely don't panic, but do read our guide.


3. After You've Accepted An Offer

Once you've accepted an offer on your home, there's still a bit of work left to do to finish the process. Read our guide to find out what needs to be done. From the moment the offer is accepted all the way through to you handing over the keys, we can help with our guides:

Conveyancing guide

Conveyancing may seem confusing but we've outlined everything you need to know in our guide. It covers everything from the memorandum of sale all the way to the wonderful day when you hand over the keys.


4, Now for something completely different: FAQs

Maybe you don't want to read through all of our guides, then feel free to check out our Frequently Asked Questions section. If you have a question which we haven't answered please let us know in the comments section and we will add them up there.

FAQ selling your property

If there's anything else you'd like to know abut selling your property, check out our Frequently Asked Questions. We are building these all the time so if there's a nagging thought at the back of your mind, have a look.

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