Can I Sell a Home during Covid-19

Many people are wondering if they can successfully sell their home during level 5 lockdown.  The answer is most definitely YES….!  There is strong demand from purchasers who are willing, ready and able to purchase.

 

How can I sell my home during Level 5 Lockdown

Selling your home during level 5 lockdown requires a different approach, here at Delaney Estates we have implemented a number of different strategies in order to help you successfully sell your property during Covid 19 pandemic.

Virtual Open Viewings

We have engaged with MYHOME.ie who facilitate Virtual Open Viewings through their platform.  This platform allows any number of purchasers to tune in at a specific time where they can participate in a guided tour of your home.  They can engage with us and ask questions during this tour.  As your agent we can highlight the benefits of your home and focus on the features it has to offer.

Video Viewings via face time /WhatsApp

Purchasers can engage in a one-on-one video call with us where we can bring them through your home and answer any specific questions they may have.  This also affords Delaney Estates an opportunity to establish relationship with them should they be the successful purchaser.

360 Tours

Delaney Estates will complete a 360 tour on your property.  This tour allows the purchaser to navigate through our property and have a 360 degree view of all rooms, gardens and any outbuildings.  The purchaser can use this facility at their leisure.

Video Tours

Video tours are essential as it allows the purchasers to join us on a walk-through of your property at any time that suits them.  The Video features our agent speaking about your property whereby we will highlight all features of your home.

Satellite View / Street Map View / Drive-By

Delaney Estates encourage all purchasers to utilise the numerous ways in which Google can help with choosing a property for sale.  Google Satellite View will show the site area and adjacent properties and Google Street View will show a 360 degree view of the street itself.  We would also encourage a drive-by of the property.

Can a purchaser view a property for sale in Level 5

Many people ask – Are house viewings allowed during Level 5 LockdownGovernment recommendations suggest that purchasers can visit a property once the property is sale agreed and contracts are being drawn up.  The viewing strategies above can help purchaser make an informed decision and once their offer is accepted, they ae invited to visit your property in person.  This visit is carried out having regard to strict safety protocol.  We will ensure the use of hand sanitiser; masks will be worn, and any touch points will be wiped down with an anti-bacterial wipe.

Are house prices Rising during Covid 19?

This a question most Vendors are concerned about.  And the answer right now is ‘YES YES YES….’. It is expected that house prices will rise some 4% in 2021.  With supply falling the average listed house price rose by c.7.4% in the year to December 2020.  This is the largest increase in three years.  Now is the time to get moving and make the most of your asset.

Delaney Estates will be delighted to help you with the sale of your property.  Please don’t hesitate to contact us at info@delaneyestates.ie if you have any questions about your or if you wish to speak to us about how we can help maximise the value of your home.  We look forward to hearing from you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Use Light to Make Your House Shine

Top Reasons Why You Should Use A Letting Agent

Top Tips To Increase The Value Of Your Home

SCSI recommendation in advance of Budget 2017