Top 10 Tips For Selling your property faster

1.- THE PRICE: Look at your home from the point of view of a potential buyer: would you pay for it the price you are asking? Have you set a price over the market price expecting the buyer to negotiate it? If you want to sell your property NOW, it’s time to reconsider the price.

2.- CLEANING: A clean and tidy house invites to come and stay. So your property needs to be spotless:

  • Paint the house, inside and outside. Light colours appeal to a greater number of people and make the rooms seem more spacious.

  • The kitchen and the bathrooms MUST shine.

  • If you have too much furniture, remove some units to make rooms look bigger.

  • Remove anything that is not essential to have on sight.

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  • If the property is not occupied, find someone to have a regularly check so everything is being kept in good conditions.


3.- DAMP & HUMIDITIES: No matter why they appear, they are a common reason to reject a house. Repair (DON’T hide) them before putting the house up for sale.

4.- THESE LITTLE THINGS: which are so important and often do not involve very high costs:

  • If you have a garden or flower pots, grow flowers to cheer up.

  • Make sure the doorbell or the intercom work.

  • Paint the mailbox if necessary.

  • Fix leaky taps and replace burned out light bulbs.

  • Put your best towels, a new shower curtain (if necessary) and new mats in the bathrooms.


5 .- THE LIGHT: Brightness and sunlight make us feel positive. Open curtains, blinds and shutters, turn on the lights in every room even during the day, and if it's getting dark, turn on the outside lights as well.


6 .- CREATE A PLEASENT ATMOSPHERE: Fresh flowers, scented candles, or some soft music help to create a pleasant atmosphere; the TV must always be off and clothes should be collected from the hanging lines.


7 .- THE PETS: Although they are part of our family, the buyer may be allergic or afraid of them, so please, bring them out. They might be distracting, too.


8 .- PHOTOS: They are the first impression buyers have of your home. It is therefore essential to be taken after considering the recommendations above.


9 .- TRUST REPUTABLE REAL ESTATE AGENTS: and let them guide you. Their experience and estate market knowledge will help you sell your property in the best conditions, will save you a lot of hassle and will make selling your home a quiet and simple experience.

The more information you provide, the more tools the real estate agent will have to sell your property. So, please have ready:

  • A copy of the deeds.

  • Your NIF/NIE number, especially if you are non-resident.

  • If the property belongs to a company, copies of the corporate deeds, CIF number and legal representation documents.

  • Updated information on bills for water, electricity, community, IBI, garbage, ...

  • If the property is being rented, information on the profits/income.

  • Information about charges or debts (mortgages) on the property.

  • Improvements made to the house which are not registered in the deeds.


10.-DURING THE VISITINGS: It is better that you are not present. This will give the buyer more freedom to spend the necessary time to visit the property without feeling under pressure. Your real estate agent will know how to handle the situation expertly and answer any questions that may arise.

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      Paloma has been helpful and has made the process of buying a property in Spain extremely simple. She has organized all aspects of the process from the beginning to the end, making it a stress-free experience. I would have no hesitation in working again with Inmo-Estate in the future and recommend their services to anyone seeking a property in Lanzarote.

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      I want to thank Paloma and José Antonio for the pleasant treatment they granted me and would like to mention that they inspired me confidence straightaway. When I first stepped into the agency it was a rutinary visit, as I was looking for a property to buy in Costa Teguise; but a relationship that normally would have been a vendor-purchaser relationship in this case turned into a friendly relationship. I have to say that they managed perfectly the situation, as they understood quickly what type of apartment I wanted. I did not have to bother with any paperwork and although the transaction took place in August, normally a difficult time for any formalities, there was no problem at all. Above all I want to emphasize that I felt supported all the time and if I ever rent,buy or sell a property I will contact them again.

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      Professional English speaking Agent, Paloma explains all the aspects of buying or selling property clearly. This company keeps you updated throughout the transaction and makes Spanish property buying hassle free.

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      Inmo - Estate was recommended to us by someone who has used their services to purchase a property in Lanzarote. The service we received from the initial meeting until the final purchase of the property was first class. We found all the staff very friendly and helpful, and they all spoke good english which made negotiations much easier. Everything we needed to know was explained to us clearly- we always felt at ease during the whole operation. With the exception of transferring the funds and signing offical documents, Inmo - Estate dealt with all other issues, relating the purchase in a highly professional manner and were friendly all the times. We would highly recomend anyone purchasing a property to do this via Inmo-Estate. Satisfaction guarenteed !

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      Very efficient, very helpful, and a pleasure to do business with.

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      Very well. Very professional and friendly. Charming and helpfull. Everithing was explained to us in simple words, so we could understand. 100% reliable.

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      I felt very happy with the experience of buying a property throught Inmo-Estate and would recommend them without hesitation.

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      We had excellent service from everyone at Inmo- Estate both and the sale and purchase of property. All advice was excellent and every assistance was given to us which helped us to understand all the procedures necessary for each transaction.

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      We found Paloma to be most helpful and charming, both during the purchase period and afterwards. Buying porperty abroad for their knowledge and experience really helped. We recommend them to anyone looking to purchase.

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      On deciding to purchase a property in Lanzarote we looked araund various agencies and found that Inmo-Estate were the most professional in all aspects of the purchase. I personally dealt with Paloma and found that nothing was to much of a problem from the setting up of a bank account to the arrangement at a translator. If a ever decide to relocate within Lanzarote, I would look no further qaio than Inmo-Estate.

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      We found Inmo-Estate to be extremly professional, helpful and informatius. Nothing was too much trouble. We would like to thank Paloma particulary for all her help. She spent many hours of his time showing us around numerous properties and never lost heart that we would eventually buy one.

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      This agency is thoroughly recomended. Never pressurised,we were given every assistance. We were guided in detail throughout the buying process which is very different to that in our own country. Staff from top to bottom could not be more helpful.

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      Inmo - Estate was recommended to us by some friends who had used their service. On deciding to purchase a property in Lanzarote, we contacted this agency; the service was excellente both in consultancy and in personal care. Something important to us is that their service doesn''''t finish on the signing of the deeds, as the post-sale service is first lux replica class. Nothing is too much of a trouble for them, they can help you with any problem, beyond the professional ones. To sum up, we arrived as clients and left Inmo - Estate as friends.

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      Buying a home in your own country can be stressfuland is problably the biggest and most expensive decision to make during your life time. We thought making such a decision in a foreing country with a different culture, lenguage and laws would be even more daunting. However, with Paloma''s vibrant personality and her excellent command of English made us feel totally at ease. We viewed the property at 4pm, signed the contract at 7.30pm the same day and flew back to the UK the following morning at 10 am. During this shart period we had agreed to spend 4 times more on a property than we had ever done before. When back in UK we arranged to give Power of Attorney to Inmo - Estate Lanzarote. This saved the cost of the family flying back to Lanzarote to sign the Escritura. When we returned to Lanzarote all the click watches canveyancing had been done and we were handed the Deeds and keys of our property. Our actual experience was totally different to what we expected. In essence all what we had to do was sign the contract, arrange Power of Attoney in England and transfer the money; everything else was taken care of by Paloma. She even arranged our NIF numbers, trasferred the utility bills into our names and introduced us to La Caixa bank. We have no hesitation in recommending Inmo - Estate Lanzarote and particularly Paloma (the boss) to anyone who is thinking of buying a property on Lanzarote. If you need any further re-assurances please do no hesitate to contact us.

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