Appoint a real estate agent
Appointing an agent to find prospective buyers and facilitate the sale.
Appoint a solicitor
Appointing a solicitor to give you legal advice throughout your property sale.
Before you sell
What to do before you put the property on the market.
You must still adhere to certain legal requirements if you sell privately.
You can sell by private sale treaty or public auction, or by inviting tenders.
Real estate agent costs incurred in selling your property, including advertising and marketing.
Contract of sale
Accepting and rejecting offers, and making counter offers.
The day on which payment is finalised, and you hand over the keys and the title of the property.
Last reviewed 22/11/2011