How to reduce stress when buying or selling

As we all know, buying or selling your property can be an extremely stressful process. For many, it’s the most stressful life event they’ve ever experienced. Don’t worry, as there are steps you can take to reduce the stress brought about from a house buy or sale.

With the right advice from experts the process won’t be half as stressful – take a look at some of our ways to reduce stress…

Here at Park and Bailey we will arrange viewings with the potential buyers. All you have to do is make sure that you prepare well and take a flexible approach by building a good rapport with the buyers, as you show of your property in the best light. Selling your home can be stressful so it is important to choose an agent that you trust and who will make the process as smooth as possible. At Park and Bailey, we aim to eliminate the stress and make the experience easy.

If you are selling, you will require a market appraisal. We can offer you a free, no obligation accurate appraisal of the current market value of your home. Our experienced property consultants will provide you with a valuation based on their knowledge of the area and by utilising our extensive database of recent properties sold.

It’s important to make sure your home looks attractive, well-maintained, clean and homely. By making sure it’s tidy, your potential buyers will be able to imagine themselves living there. Do remember to check your garden, consider cutting the grass and trimming back the hedges! All of these are key parts to selling so ensure that you have done it before the first viewing.  

Before you move, you must make sure that you are well prepared! Packing last minute is never fun and can increase your stress levels, as you won’t know where any important items are.

From a buyer’s perspective, choosing the right conveyancer, developing a good relationship with the seller of the home you are looking to purchase, being flexible with viewing times and carrying out thorough research and due diligence before committing to a purchase will all help to keep your stress levels down.

If you’re a first-time buyer, the buying process might be a daunting one. There is plenty of advice out there for first-time buyers. What’s more, if you have friends or family who have purchased a home before, don’t be afraid to turn to them for support and advice.

As you can see, buying or selling a home Isn’t always a walk in the park, but it shouldn’t cause you a great source of stress either. A positive approach will always take you a long way. If stressful situations do occur, try to keep sense of perspective and not allow things to get out of control.

If you’re thinking about selling the team at Park and Bailey can help with every step to ensure that the process is as easy and smooth as possible – Get in touch with us today if you’re looking for any advice or information.