Is it better to sell a house with an agency or without?

When the time comes to put your home up for sale, one of the first assessments to make is whether you want to proceed privately or rely on the experience of a real estate agency.

As we know, today compared to the past, thanks to the numerous internet portals and the potential offered by the web that allow you to place free ads and reach a large number of people, it is easier for the owner to publish the ad to sell a house privately and autonomous. But be careful, selling a house privately doesn’t just mean doing this.

So let’s see together in this guide why it is important to be able to count on the support of experts in the real estate field and why this can also be a convenient decision from an economic point of view

How to sell a private home

Selling a house privately, therefore without an agency, means saving on the costs of the real estate agency , therefore not having to consider the commission to be paid in case of sale of the house.

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However, the owner who intends to proceed alone will have to consider a series of indispensable commitments from a bureaucratic point of view: from a bureaucratic point of view, indispensable starting from the preliminary sale until the conclusion of the sale; he will also have to deal with the promotion of his property in a very competitive market and to show the house to potential buyers, providing them with all the necessary information and therefore always being very available.

These are tasks that should not be underestimated, which can prove to be very stressful and require even longer times than expected. So let’s go into the details of what you have to take into account if you want to sell your house privately without an agency.

How to prepare the house for sale

Very important for the owner, in the preliminary phase, is to prepare the house in the best possible way since as soon as the announcement is published, the first requests for visits could already arrive. Potential buyers will have to find in front of them a clean, tidy environment, free from clutter and functioning in all its parts.