Selling Your Home? How Much Is It Worth?

The process of selling your home requires several necessary steps particularly, estimating the value of your property. An appraisal can ensure you are getting the most out of your investment and also help lead the way towards stable future investments. By knowing your home inside and out, as well as exactly how much it is worth, you are able to set up accurate pricing for potential buyers. This article will provide a few tips on the best way to know your home’s value and conduct an appraisal.

Know The Price

Although you might not yet be ready to sell the place, it still pays off to know the price of your home. It is beneficial as you’ll have a better understanding of how to control your finances especially when it comes to taxes and insurance costs. With better insight, you can be well aware of the borrowing power you will have after selling your home which will help plan for the next investment.

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Get The Right Estimate

There are several approaches to consider when it comes to estimating the value of the home. However, it is important to first make sure the whole house is presentable and organised to get the best value. Once all the cleaning has been sorted, you can begin by researching other similar properties within the vicinity by checking the overall size, bedroom count and specific location. During your calculations, it is also essential to include any other additional features such as pools, decks, basements and any other improvements. On the other hand, you will also need to take into account the age of the home, any damages that have occurred and any repairs that need to be undertaken.

Professional Assistance

A professional property appraiser can also be the way to go as they are experienced in delivering an accurate estimate and price range. They carefully evaluate the current market where the home is situated, the characteristics of the property and other listings. They are also able to assist with providing the documentation to request for higher loans or discounts. Meanwhile, you can also request for a competitive market analysis or a broker price opinion from a local real estate agent to receive updated prices. Insurance companies can also give you a helpful overview through sharing property profiles and data of real estate sales in your area. In addition, hiring a financial agent can also guide you through every step of the process, share some insights and make sure you’re getting a fair price when selling your home.

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Stay Updated

Through keeping an eye out on the local market, you can be knowledgeable about what homeowners in the area should expect to get back and compare it with your results. You can also have a firm grasp on the amount buyers are willing to offer and what they are looking for, before selling your home. There are also multiple online valuation resources to use such as, home loan repayment calculators, that can give you an idea of the approximate value you should aim for.

How Can iBuildNew Help?

Building a new home and have a property that you need to sell during this process? iBuildNew recommends Agent Select. They are a property advisory service that organises FREE, no-obligation appraisals of your property, and provide you with a comparison report showing agent price estimates, commission and marketing fees and the best agents in your area. To discuss further options, give us a call on 1800 184 284 or book a call online!

Davina Deluao

Davina graduated from Swinburne University with a Bachelor of Arts. Through travelling and studying abroad in NYC and LA, her interests for property and design grew and have become her strong pursuit.


iBuildNew is the market leading aggregator dedicated to residential home construction and land development. As an independent platform, iBuildNew helps Australians identify and compare new home designs, house and land packages and land estates. It’s the smart way home buyers, who are considering a new build, can find the ideal options to match their individual needs. Home building is a big decision, we make sure you get it right.

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