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Selling a home in Argelès-sur-Mer: alone or with a real estate agency?
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Selling a home in Argelès-sur-Mer: alone or with a real estate agency?

13 December 2021
Do you want to sell housing in Argelès-sur-Mer? Alone or with a real estate agency , you ask yourself the question? It is true that with the proliferation of Internet sites, selling or buying your home from an individual has never been so easy. However, according to numerous studies, more than 60% of real estate transactions in France are ultimately contracted through professionals.

Selling your home alone in Argelès-sur-Mer: good or bad idea?

Person-to-person selling appeals to many sellers. It is true that by selling your accommodation alone in Argelès-sur-Mer, you will save agency fees. This represents between 3 to 10% of the selling price of your home. If you decide to sell accommodation in Argelès-sur-Mer on your own, you will of course be free to set the price that suits you. Especially since during a sale between individuals, your transaction is just as legally secured by the deed of transfer of ownership signed before a notary.
  Is estimating the value of your property so important? The real value of a home is estimated by taking into account the value of generally similar properties put up for sale. This price will in particular determine the amount of taxes and property taxes. In the event of the sale of the property at a lower price, the tax authorities are therefore entitled to request a rectification from you.
  However, selling between individuals has many drawbacks. It will take a lot of time and energy. Evaluating the price, announcing, finding buyers, making appointments, visits, follow-ups, negotiations, special requests from buyers, you have to take care of everything! Technical or legal issues can quickly become a puzzle when not mastered. In addition, if your property is slow to sell, you will have a hard time evaluating the reasons: price too high? Well not sufficiently highlighted? It's not easy to take a critical look at your property.

Why use a real estate agency in Argelès-sur-Mer ?

Get expert advice

The real estate agent is not only there to sell accommodation in Argelès-sur-Mer. He accompanies you throughout the process and provides you with legal and practical advice. A real estate sale involves fundamental technical and legal questions that the real estate agent is able to take care of.

Manage all the formalities of the sale

The real estate agent will, for example, ensure that the property does not present any hidden or apparent defects, or even write the sales agreement. He is responsible for the mandatory technical diagnostics and can, finally, advise you on how to enhance your accommodation.

Set a price adapted to the market

A real estate agency has the information and expertise to set the right selling price for your home in Argelès-sur-Mer. This will reduce the time it takes to sell your property and prevent it from remaining unsold for months or even years. The immobilization of a property generates, in fact, costs for the seller, linked in particular to the maintenance of the property, or even to its renovation.

Limit the risk of transaction failure

Most of the time, a real estate transaction fails because the buyer cannot agree on the price or obtain a mortgage. Thanks to his experience, the real estate agent leads the negotiation and ensures, in advance, the financial capacity of potential buyers.

Limit disputes

Legal disputes are more frequent during a real estate sale between individuals. The price is not always in phase with those of the market and the verifications not having been carried out by a professional, buyers are more likely to feel aggrieved by the real estate transaction. The seller is then exposed to legal action.
Selling in a real estate agency: what are the seller's protections? Sell your home in Argelès-sur-Mer via a real estate agency reduces the risk of litigation. The seller is, in principle, covered by the professional civil liability of the agent.
  Calling on a pro, such as the Côte Vermeille real estate agency, to sell a home in Argelès-sur-Mer ensures you receive the right advice and be accompanied throughout the process. The assurance of selling your home quickly and at the right price!
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