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The Queensland Government is now in caretaker mode until after the state election. Minimal updates will be made to this site until after the election results are declared.

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
31 August 2016
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