3 Online Property Selling Myths Debunked

There’s a lot to know about selling your
home online. At times it may even seem overwhelming. Understanding which sites
are best for listing, how to entice online property buyers with a compelling
property description, and all the technical knowledge needed to make your
listing live are just some of the things you should consider when selling your
home online. 

One thing you shouldn’t have to worry about is the myths
surrounding online home selling. Here are the real facts about three common
online home selling myths to help you feel at ease when selling your home

Myth #1: Online estate agents charge a large commission for listing. 
Whilst it’s true that some online home estate agents might
charge you a large commission for listing, there are alternatives. Doorsteps
offers all-in online estate agent services starting at £99 — no commission
fees added. What’s more, a reputable online estate agent will help you do all
the necessary legwork to complete your online home sell, including helping you
write a property description and post it on the property sell websites sure to
bring you traffic. If you’re looking for one of the best Rightmove
estate agents
 has to offer, look no
further than Doorsteps. 

Myth #2: Overpricing your home in an online listing is the way to make
more money. 
The truth is, overpricing your home can drive potential buyers away, leaving
you with unsold property for long periods of time. Luckily, there are resources
to help you make sure you are pricing your home competitively. Doorsteps offers
an online property valuation to get you started. 

Myth #3: Preparing your house for selling online is expensive. 
As we’ve noted in previous blog posts, preparing and staging your house does
not have to be expensive. Here are a few low-cost ideas we’ve featured that
will help you prepare your house for selling:

  • Try these four
    easy ideas to help you increase your home’s kerb appeal.
  • Pick a paint
    colour that’s neutral but still fits with your home, then give your house
    a whole new look for only a few pounds.
  • Purchase a
    couple suitable mirrors, then strategically place them throughout
    your home to make your house look bigger

Now that you know the truths about these three common online houses sell myths,
you’re ready to sell your home. 
Contact Doorsteps to get started

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Doorsteps CEO

We have listed over £1 billion worth of homes and taken 1% of the UK Market Share. This translates to over 7-8,000 properties marketed and customer savings of over £8million now, compared to if they used a high street agent. 

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