Selling your condo is one of the most significant financial decisions of your life. Choosing the right property agent will play a large part in making your sale successful.
Here’s the top 8 things to consider when selecting the best property agent to help you sell your condo.
Make sure the agent is registered with the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA)
This is the first thing you want to check to avoid scams and financial loss. In Singapore, all professional estate agents must be licensed and registered under CEA.
Go to CEA’s portal or download CEA@SG mobile app to verify the agent’s license online. Use either the agent’s name, license number, or mobile phone number to confirm the candidate is legit.
All Propseller’s agents are duly licensed.
Check out past transaction records
Did you know that there are more than 32,000 property agents in Singapore? With so many to choose from, it seems quite impossible to find the right one for you. One key factor to consider is their track record for condo resale transactions in your area. Hiring an agent who has completed multiple condo transactions gives you the highest chance of success with your sale.
Propseller’s Real Estate Consultants, our in-house agents, are amongst the Top 20 Agents closing the most condo sales in Singapore according to CEA public data.
Read the agent’s online reviews
Reviews are essential to assess an agent’s reliability. Finding out what other people have experienced will give you an insight into their ways of working, their professionalism and their overall performance.
At Propseller, every client can leave a review for our agents. With more than 500+ reviews received across platforms, Propseller gives you a transparent way to choose your perfect fit.
Meet the agent in person
Trust is the foundation of any relationship with a property agent. To assess if there is personal and professional chemistry, we recommend meeting the agent in person.
Additionally, use this opportunity to evaluate how reliable the agent is. During the first meeting, they should come prepared with a property valuation, a market research and a strategy plan on how they are going to sell your condo.
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Verify which property services are included
Your business partner should help you every step of the way. You want to ensure that your estate agent will assist you with :
- Property valuation
- Professional pictures & home staging
- 3D walkthrough or video tour
- Advertising & marketing
- Viewing scheduling & meetings
- Administrative paperwork
At Propseller, everything is included. So just lay down and enjoy a comprehensive service.
Check that your agent is supported by a team
Selling a property is a complex process that requires many specialised skills (valuation, photography, copywriting, advertising, negotiating…). It is not possible for a single individual agent to excel in every single skill.
You’ll get better results if your agent is backed by a specialised team. At Propseller, not only are our internal expert teams supporting the agent every step of the way but we also developed in-house digital tools to perfect the entire selling process.
For example, sellers have access to their personal owner dashboard – monitoring in real time the numbers of enquiries, viewings and offers they receive for their property. It is seamless and transparent.
Ask how the agent will advertise your property
To attract ideal prospective buyers, your condo should not only be advertised on major listing platforms, but be at the top of search results for maximum exposure. This marketing cost should be borned by the agent.
On top of that, professional photos and 3D walkthrough/video will help your property stand out. So verify that your agent is ready to invest time and money on your property before hiring him.
At Propseller, your property will automatically benefit from premium advertising with professional photos and daily boostings on platforms to get maximum exposure to potential buyers.
Clarify the commission fee
You don’t want to pay more than you need to, right? Most agents vary their fees based on the type of property, the difficulty of selling it, and the services the agent offers. This is something to clarify before committing to an agent
At Propseller, there is no unpleasant surprise. Everything is included in our 1% commission fee (excluding co-broke and payable GST), which is half the market average in Singapore. One thing less to worry about when you choose Propseller.
So, who are you going to trust to help you with the most important financial decision of your life?
Let us help ! At Propseller, all property agents are carefully selected, trained and supported by a team of specialists and digital tools. This ensures we can provide a comprehensive and highly professional service for as low as 1% commission.
Save time and money, contact us today to sell your condo!