How to sell a flat fast

Do you suddenly need to sell your flat because you have money troubles? Is it necessary for a fast sale so that you can move on quickly? No matter what the reason is, the good news is that you can sell property within a few months or even in a couple of weeks. The key is knowing what you are doing to sell flat quickly. Here are some tips so that you can get the ball rolling.

Work on Presentation

First of all, remember what is going to attract buyers. We’re talking about a spacious and modern flat that looks good. This means you should work on the presentation of your property before it’s listed for sale. In other words, make sure it appears tidy and clean, as well as being nicely decorated. Decluttering is a good way to start and get rid of any mess that is going to affect how your flat looks in photographs and viewings. Simple acts like making your bed, tidying away children’s toys and using flowers can really lift the appearance of a flat. What’s more, you want it to appear as spacious as possible.

Make Small Fixes

Again, you want to ensure your flat looks as attractive as possible. Moreover, you want to ensure that potential buyers can see themselves living there problem-free. There are some simple small fixes you can make in your property that aren’t going to cost you a lot of money. For instance, try to fix any wear and tear, such as marks on the wall or stains on the carpet. A fresh coat of paint can be an easy way to boost the appearance and sell flat quickly. You don’t have to spend a fortune.

Advertise Everywhere

If you want to sell flat fast, you need to advertise everywhere you can. With an estate agent, they are going to make sure you appear on property portals on the internet. But there are a lot of other ways you can market your home by yourself. For example, you can share your flat on social media and reach out to people you know. You can even print out an advertisement and attach it to local notice boards. Don’t forget to use websites like Gumtree to really get the word out about your flat. You’ll be surprised how many people reach out to you.

Consider a Cash Buyer

A fast house sale can be difficult in a crowded market. On average, it can take around three to six months to sell your house with an estate agent. This may be fine for you if you aren’t in a hurry. But if you want to sell flat quickly, you may want to consider a specialist cash property buyer like Zoom. We’re talking about selling your flat in as little as seven days once you’ve accepted an offer. This is not only going to prevent a lot of waiting but also a lot of hassle that comes with selling property.

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Bobby Turner

Market research, writer & property specilaist for Zoom Property Buyer. Over 10 years in property sector. Previously at WhatHouse?