The Benefits Of Selling Your Home Privately

Thanks to the Internet and the much better availability of – and access to – important information, more people are selling their houses privately than ever before. When you choose selling your house privately, you opt to go it alone, without the help of a real estate agent. By cutting out that middle man, you can save a lot of money – then use that money to make improvements on the next home you buy, or for anything you want. In the past, selling your house privately was tricky because average people didn’t have easy access to the information that real estate agents did. Today, that’s no longer an issue – so why not give it a try?


Enjoy The Flexibility Of Selling Your House Privately

When you hire and work with a real estate agent, you are restricted to doing things on their terms. For example, you’ll only be able to show your home to prospective buyers when the real estate agent is available; this can cause a major problem for you, especially if you are on a tight schedule. By going it alone, you can show your home whenever and however you please. It’s actually quite easy to juggle phone calls from interested parties while working your regular job – so why pay someone else to handle those matters for you?


Avoid Getting Burned

Even if you take your time and do your research when looking for a real estate agent, it’s all too easy to get burned. For one thing, even if you spell everything out for your agent, he or she may forget an important detail or otherwise be unsure about what you want. Major mistakes can – and do – happen all the time due to confused communications between your agent and a prospective buyer. By dealing directly with people who are interested in your home, you can rest assured that they’re being told exactly what you want them to be – and the opportunity for major errors is much less.


Handle Everything – Minus Legalities

Since the sale of a home involves a lot of important legal details, you’ll still absolutely want to hire an experienced Queensland conveyancing firm to handle them for you. However, paying a Gold Coast conveyancing firm is much more manageable when you don’t have to pay a real estate agent, too. Using a conveyancing firm helps you cover your legal bases, ensuring that everything is being handled in the proper manner. While going without a real estate agent is usually a good move, you should never cut corners by skipping a conveyancing firm; the legalities that they help with are simply too complex. In the end, your private sale will still save you a lot of money and frustration.

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Andrew Francey


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Andrew has over two decades experience in high growth fast moving consumer goods, agribusiness and professional services. Supporting the Ownit team to deliver on client expectations, and implementing processes to scale the organisation, is a key focus for Andrew.

Andrew is a C-Suite leader with Chairman and Board experience.  He has formal qualifications in Business, Applied Finance and AICD Company Directors Course.

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