If you've been holding back making the decision to sell your home because you're not ready for the upheaval ahead, then grab a coffee and take a look at our 5 quick tips.
It's not rocket-science, but it is common-sense advice. Follow these tips to help reduce the stress involved in selling your home, and give yourself more time and energy to do the things you really want to do while the sale process runs its course.
Here's a few quick tips to ensure you're prepared for the journey ahead:
1. Get legal advice before you sign on the dotted line.
Always have your lawyer translate legal documentation for you and approve it prior to signing.
2. Get your financial ducks in a row.
Performing a financial check-up early in the piece can often be a saviour. If you don’t have a burning passion for numbers, why not check out our handy budgeting worksheet "Can I afford to move" to help work out all the costs associated with selling your home and moving to your new place.
3. Always thoroughly check the conditions of sale.
It's not always 'plain sailing' once you've accepted an offer. Thoroughly check the conditions of sale and seek your lawyer’s advice on the method of selling.
4. Don't just have one price in mind - have three!
Price one is your jumping for joy price. Then there's the price that deserves a quiet toast, and finally, your rock-bottom ‘I may let out a wince at the time but will be fine’ price.
5. Be patient and be mentally prepared for the ride.
Selling a home can be challenging, so stick with your team and hold on for the ride.
Follow our quick top tips to take the stress out our your sales journey and have more time for the important things in life. Cut all the Google research and find out everything you need to know about how selling a house works in New Zealand. Download our free eBook “How to get ready to sell your house” and get prepared!