Wednesday July 8, 2020

Smart moves: how to speed up a property sale

Selling up is not a simple case of engaging an estate agent and waiting for bids – there’s plenty of groundwork only a vendor can do, although a new task force is helping streamline the practice

21st June, 2020
There’s more to selling your home than putting up a For Sale sign and delays are common. Picture: Getty

If you’re thinking of selling your property, don’t delay. The conveyancing process can be a lengthy one, especially if vendors and buyers don’t do their homework. Added to that, the real estate sector’s Covid-19-related three-month hiatus has led to a surge in demand now that agents are back at work.

“2,191 – that’s the number of people who have made appointments to view houses in the...

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