How to sell your house

If it's time to look at selling, make sure you know how to get the most out of selling your biggest asset.

Selling

Tips on buying & selling at the same time

For the ultimate sugar and stress high, buying a new property while selling your existing one can be one of the best. Especially if a high percentage of your existing and new properties are mortgag...

So you want to sell your home?

There’s more to selling your home than just sticking up a sign on the front lawn and waiting for a buyer to walk through the front door, gushing over your open plan kitchen and admiring your hard-e...

Getting ready, what to do before selling your home

Before you list your property for sale, make sure that it’s not only looking its best, but that you’re ready to sell it. It’s time to disconnect emotionally from the property - it’s now a proper...

Should I sell?

Your decision to sell depends entirely on your situation, whether it be to upsize for a family, downsize for retirement, relocate for work, or simply because you want something different. You ma...

Making your property sale-ready

Setting the scene for potential buyers to picture themselves and their way of living in your property is crucial to securing great offers and a sale. By depersonalising and decluttering your hom...

Sell it yourself or with an agent?

One of the first things to decide on when selling your home is whether to sell it yourself by private sale or through a real estate agent. Selling privately The biggest benefit of a private sal...

How much is your property worth

Any property can be sold… it just depends on the price. No matter how much you think your property’s worth, when it comes down to negotiating a sale it’s value is ultimately decided by how much ...

4 steps to help you set a sale price

Obviously you want as much cash for your house as you can get, and that’s fair enough. But, unless someone falls uncontrollably in love with your home and can’t live without it no matter what the ...

How to spruce up your home before sale

Presentation is key to a successful house sale, first impressions really do make a difference. Like a blind date or interviewing a potential employee, a bad first impression can make or break a pot...

Spreading the word

Advertising is key when you’re selling, and these days most people go online to conduct their property search. For most, Trade Me Property is the first stop. Photography is key Great photos of ...
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