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

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 ...

10 tips to taking great photos

Great imagery is one of the most important aspects of your marketing strategy, especially when you’re selling your home privately.  Great photos are more likely to catch a potential buyer’s eye onl...

When to hold your open home

One of the key parts of marketing your property is selecting the perfect time for the open home. If you have an agent it may partly depend on their availability, but generally you should ensure it’...

Products for selling your home

Listing your property on Trade Me means you’ll be connected to over 1.3 million users looking at property every month.* Not all ads on Trade Me Property are the same. We have five advertising solu...

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...

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 th...

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 may ...
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