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Selling a house is something you’re likely to do only two or three times in your life. It is a major life event, and can – if not handled properly – be complicated, complex and convoluted.

Of course, our mission as a company is to make the entire process as stress-free as possible, but that doesn’t mean common myths don’t continue to circulate. And, unfortunately, many people considering them to be true simply because they don’t know any better.

But fear not, because we’re here to shine a light on three of the most common myths that house sellers tend to encounter. So, if you’re looking to sell property fast, read on!

1. Local agents are the way to go

It is often claimed that local estate agents will be able to help you sell your home more efficiently, largely because it is assumed that they are more knowledgeable regarding the local area and its price ranges. However, we are in a digital age, meaning information about any area can be attained regardless of where in the world the estate agent happens to be. Local estate agents can also include hidden and costly fees, to avoid this consider all the options available to you before selling your house.

2. Wait until spring, because that’s prime selling time

This myth has been around for a long time, and it kind of makes sense. If you could choose when to move house, you’d probably do it in the spring or early summer when you can attain time off work, right? But, in reality, you shouldn’t wait if you’re ready to sell; people need homes all year round, and if you’ve already spotted your dream future house, it makes sense to get into gear and get the ball rolling.

3. Always refrain from accepting the first offer

Of course, this isn’t necessarily a myth; if the first offer you receive is well below the asking price, then in all likelihood you should reject it. However, if your home is hot property, and the first offer either matches or exceeds what you have asked for, then why not accept? And, when you consider that the average UK house sells for £10,822 less than the original asking price, it certainly makes sense to seriously consider any offer that catches your eye.

Here at National Property Trade, we are committed to buying any house in the UK, regardless of its location or condition. We help people to sell their homes quickly and painlessly, meaning you can get money into your bank account in as few as seven days.

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