Real Estate Guide

Local Knowledge Counts for a Lot When Selling a Property

The UK economy is on the up again, and that means house prices are on the rise. This may be an opportune time to profit from a property you own. If this is the case then you need to make sure you have all of the pieces of the jigsaw in place.

And by that I mean, even if the house is in great condition and ready to sell, there are other influencing factors that can help you make a sale.

When a prospective buyer is looking for houses for sale in Bootle, they are not just going to be looking at the property solely. They will also be looking at the local amenities, such as schools, travel links and local shopping.

So in order for you to make a quick house sale, make sure you get all the relevant localised information that will assist the sale.

How good are the local schools? And if you don’t know the answer that question then you need to find out. Having a good school in the local vicinity is a massive plus for a family who may be looking to buy a bigger house.

If you can tell them which is the best school closest to you, and why they are so good, then this could go a long way to influencing a decision on whether to buy your house.

The same goes for travel links, even though most people own a car these days some people prefer to commute by train. Just to avoid the traffic.

So if you have good local links for transport, then again you are going a long way to influence a sale if you can provide that local knowledge to potential buyers.

Transport links are a massive factor when selling a house. It can mean the difference between getting a quick sale, or the property sitting on the market for a long time.

Buyers will always take into account the length of time it may take to travel to and from work. If the journey is not appealing, due to the location of your property. Then they may look elsewhere.

Of course the local amenities are going to be a factor. Is there a local retail park? Or a supermarket where the family can shop.

Is there gym nearby? And how good is the local social scene; is there a local hairdresser?

All things to know and provide to potential buyers as you are showing them around your home. If you can sell the neighbourhood as well as present your home, then you are already ahead of game, and having that granular knowledge can really assist the sale.

And then last but not least, having the knowledge of your local estate agents will help you to sell your house fast.

Companies like James Kristian Sales & Lettings take great pride in their localised skill set to help both sellers and buyers achieve their property goals.

James Kristian Property Sales & Lettings

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