How much will it cost to sell my property?
The costs involved in selling your property consist of:
Any costs involved with preparing your property for sale
Legal fees for the conveyancing process
Marketing and advertising costs
Estate agent commission
Do I need to redecorate before I put my property on the market?
It is not essential to redecorate your property before placing it on the market, however, if an area is in need of a coat of paint this will appeal to potential buyers.
Who will conduct open for inspections on my property and when will they occur?
Your estate agent should accompany all viewings during their opening hours. It is advisable to choose an estate agent who offers longer opening hours to maximise viewing potential where required.
Do I need to be present for viewings?
If your estate agent is accompanying all viewings and they have the access codes and keys for your property your presence is not required. RUN accompany all viewings. It is worth noting that buyers often feel more relaxed when the owner is not present.
If I accept an offer will my property still be viewed?
This depends on the conditions of the offer and what your preferences are.
Do I have to pay Stamp Duty?
No, the buyer is responsible for paying Stamp Duty.
When do I have to move out?
On the completion date, which is mutually agreed by yourself and the buyer.
Do I have to pay Capital Gains Tax on the property?
If you are selling a property that is your main home, you won't have to pay tax on it as long as you satisfy certain conditions. However, if you are selling a property that is not your main home, it is likely you may have to pay Capital Gains Tax. It is recommended you get specific advice from your Accountant.