Think that selling a property looks easy? Think again. The likelihood is that you’ve found a great agent that’s seamlessly sold your property giving the illusion that it’s an easy task.

The truth is, it takes hard work, dedication and a whole host of skills from negotiation to marketing to sell a home and that’s why using an estate agent to sell your next property is a great idea.

Here are just a few benefits of using an estate agent…

They know how to sell homes. Prospective buyers expect to see professional photographs, videos and write up’s when it comes to looking for properties that they maybe interested in. A great estate agent will handle the staging of your home and ensure that your property is presented in the best possible light.

They know the area. No one knows the local area better than an estate agent. It’s their business to be extremely knowledgable about everything from the local housing market to the schools and nightlife in the area. Estate agents live and breathe property and their knowledge will mean that you get the best price regardless of whether you’re buying or selling.

They have a database of potential buyers. A successful agency hasn’t got to where it is overnight. They’ve spent years cultivating contacts and building a database of people who are looking to buy in your area. So by going to a reputable agent you’re already one step ahead of the game.

They can negotiate. One of the most difficult parts of buying and selling a home, is handling the negotiations. Estate agents will ensure that you get the best possible price.

They have contactslots of them. An estate agent will be able to connect you with trusted partners when you need to hire additional professional services such as; mortgage brokers, surveyors, solicitors, moving companies etc.

They manage the viewings. If there’s one person who understands your busy work/life schedule it’s an estate agent. They do all the hard work when it comes to co-ordinating viewings on your property including being there if a last minute viewing pops up in the middle of the day or if you’ve 15 people eager to be shown around the property.

Buying or selling a property is a big financial transaction so it’s important that you use an estate agent that has the experience and resources to make this an easy process. At Nicol & Co we understand that selling or letting a property is more than just agreeing a price and handing over the keys, it’s about the next chapter in life and that’s why we take a proactive approach to estate agency and ensure that our number one priority at all times is you, the client. Click here to get in touch for a free valuation and let’s start the process of getting you moved.