How do you sell a house privately?
Step-by-step guide to selling your home privately
- Step 1: Decide on an asking price.
- Step 2: Give your house a spruce-up.
- Step 3: Start advertising your property.
- Step 4: Arrange viewings.
- Step 5: Negotiate a price.
- Step 6: Accepting an offer.
- Step 7: Instruct a solicitor or conveyancer.
Do you need a lawyer to sell a house NZ?
Get a lawyer or conveyancer to draw up the sale and purchase agreement. If you sell your property privately and you also have the property listed for sale with a real estate agency, you may need to pay commission depending on the terms of the agency agreement.
How does a private sale work?
Buying or selling a house privately – without using an estate agent – is called a private sale. Every part of the sale process, including advertising the property, arranging viewings and handling negotiations, is managed by the seller, rather than a third-party agent.
How do I sell my house in NZ?
find a lawyer. select a licensed real estate agent (or know how to sell the property yourself) decide on a selling price. know how to deal with offers.
You may need to pay tax on any profit you make
- the house is your main home.
- you’ve inherited the house, or.
- you now own it because of a relationship break-up.