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Before you put your home on the market

  • Appointing a real estate agent

    A real estate agent can help you find prospective buyers and negotiate the sale. Find out what you need to do to appoint your agent.

  • Commissions

    Agents earn their money by charging a commission. Find out how commissions work, what extra expenses they charge and what happens in unusual sales.

  • Appointing a solicitor

    A solicitor can give you important legal advice about selling your home. Find out how to appoint your solicitor and what you should ask them to do for you.

  • Renovating and improving

    You have responsibilities you must carry out before putting your home on the market. Find out what you need to do and when.

  • Getting a property valuation

    You can get a professional valuation of a property before you sell it. Find out how to deal with a valuer and what to expect in their report.

Last updated
13 October 2014

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