What things to look for while selling your home? 

When it comes to putting a home for sale in Ottawa, there are several things to look at, consider and weigh according to make your decision turn out to be successful. 

Is the property valuation done? 

The first thing to look for is whether you’ve done the property valuation or not. There are many agencies and advisors available who can help in property evaluation. However, you can also research yourself, check the online property listings, and calculate your property’s depreciation value and property type. When you hire a professional property agent, you can smoothly sell your house and get the right worth of your property.

Are the housing society and government bodies informed? 

If you reside in a gated community, you need to inform the governing body or housing society and obtain a NOC (no objection certificate) as it’s an important step while selling your property. A NOC document is also a mandatory certification obtained from the housing society as all your amenities have to be transferred to the potential buyer.

Is all the documentation required collected? 

Other important legal documents are needed along with NOC to sell your property. They are as follows-

Encumbrance certificate- this document gives evidence that there remains no pending dues or unpaid mortgage on the property.

Sanctioned plan- this document is to be presented to the prospective buyer to prove that the house construction is not illegal.

Previous sale deed- a chain of the sale deed is important if the house property deed has been changed multiple times.

Sale agreement- if you want to sell an under-construction apartment, you’ve to give a sale agreement to the buyer that the developer signs.

Letter of allotment- this document gives evidence about the allotment of the house to the seller who purchased the house originally from a developer or authority.

Is the home staging done? 

After arranging all the documents, the next thing to look for is whether the staging of your house is done for the buyers to see. Vacate the property before selling it as it will appear more spacious to the buyer. You can renovate the house before selling it to get a high price. However, calculate if the cost spent on renovation is a worthy investment or not, especially in the case of the old property.

Do you need professional help, or can you manage alone? 

After deciding on the above points, it’s time to figure out whether you can find buyers for yourself alone or you need professional help. You can make selling a house more smooth by Mls listings on your property on reliable online property portals or real estate portals where you’ve more chance of getting a buyer. Property agents, also called real estate agents, can also be hired.

Clicking videos and pictures for sharing

You can hire a professional photographer who can help you make your house look attractive, or you can use your camera/smartphone to click videos and pictures of your property and share them on your online Real estate listing or with the broker to make it look more engaging. Buyers mostly prefer to see the videos and pictures of the property before visiting the site. This helps to save time and make quick decisions.
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