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Selling Guides

Essential Selling Guides to help you on your way

Douglas Allen like to help. That's why we've created a range of usefull home-selling guides, designed to guide you through the common steps you’ll need to take throughout the process of selling your home.

Whether you're looking for tips on preparing a house for sale or guidance on when to accept an offer, we’re on hand to provide genuinely useful home-selling advice which will make the process as seamless and as pain-free as possible.

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Staging Guide

Home staging tips for sellers

Preparing a home for sale could be a quick and easy job, or something which needs more care and attention. In any case, with our advice the whole process needn't be an ordeal.


Costs of selling a home

Whether it's conveyancing fees or EPC certificates, the costs of selling a home can become out of hand if you don’t watch out. With that in mind, here are some of the things you should budget for.


What to expect at your property valuation

From what to expect at your valuation to what happens next, we’ve got you covered.


How to sell your home?

All you need to know about how to sell your home, starting with the most common steps to selling a house (and what you’ll need to watch out for).


Steps to selling a house

Every house sale is different, but there are some common steps you can expect to make. In any case, it’s well worth doing your research ahead of time.


Is there an easy way to sell your home?

Whether you’ve just put your home on the market or you’re well underway, your to-do list could seem insurmountable. We're here to make things a little easier on you. 


What is an Open House?

Open house events are a great way to market your property and achieve the best price in the fastest possible time. But what do they involve? Here's everything you shoudl know...


When to accept an offer on your home

Deciding whether to accept an offer on your house or flat is a tough decision. Are they the right buyer and is their offer fair? We help you to decide. 


What are sealed bids?

A sealed bid house sale can result in a selling price that’s well beyond a seller’s expectations. Sealed bids also help a buyer to focus on how interested they are in a property, motivating them to organise their finances and prepare themselves to buy.


How to sell your house quickly?

When you make the decision to sell your home, timing is everything. If you dawdle, chances are it may take longer than you’d hoped to complete your sale.

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Look out for Virtual Tours, detailed floor plans and professional photography – which give your a real feel for a property without even having to step through the door.

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When you eventually decide on a new home, your own personal online dashboard will help you to keep track of what’s needed to get you to completion date.

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Are you over 60? You could save up to 59% on your new home with the “Home for Life” lifetime lease from our friends at Homewise.

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