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 kiwis, Trade Me Property is their first stop. Where to advertise There ar...

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...

How & 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 six advertising solut...

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...

How to advertise your home

An obvious, but sometimes daunting, step to selling your house privately is to let people know it’s for sale. Without an agent on the scene, it’s up to you to run your own advertising campaign. ...

Writing great ad copy

Once your great, eye-catching photographs have hooked a potential buyer into clicking on your private sale ad, they’ll want to read about it. The key here is to sink that hook in deeper with fab...
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