Which? reveals estate agents' insider secretsBuying or selling a house? Our video tips can help
24 November 2015
Three experienced estate agents have given us the lowdown on how to make moving house easier - and some of their tips may surprise you.
We asked three estate agents with decades of experience to share their tips on a range of subjects that regularly trouble home buyers and sellers.
In the videos below, they reveal insider tips on how to choose an estate agent when you're selling, how to forge good relationships with estate agents when you're buying, how to choose which property to buy, and how to price your house for sale.
Watch our videos below for the estate agents' advice on getting the most out of the agents you work with.
- Are you moving house or buying a property for the first time? For personal, impartial mortgage advice from our team of friendly experts, call Which? Mortgage Advisers on 0808 252 7987
Estate agents share their tips on buying and selling property
Former estate agency owner David Pollock, Steve Pymm of Pymm and Co, and Jonathan Hudson of Hudsons Property let us in on how to get ahead when moving house:
How to choose an estate agent
The agents agreed there is more to take into account than fees when choosing an estate agent to represent you.
Dealing with estate agents
Each agent we interviewed admitted that they can't help but treat buyers differently depending on previous dealings with them and how proactive the buyers are about keeping in touch. Watch the video to find out how to build a great relationship with estate agents, then see our guide on your rights as a buyer.
How to choose a property
The estate agents revealed a range of factors that buyers should consider before making an offer on a property. Our guide on finding the best place to live goes into even greater detail.
Pricing your house for sale
Setting the right asking price could save you a lot of stress and help you sell your house more quickly. Check out our video for the estate agents' tips on how to do this, and then read our expert guide on setting your asking price.
- For advice on everything from saving for a deposit to finalising a sale, visit the Which? home buying hub
- Ready to buy a home? Our short video explains how to apply for a mortgage
- Wondering what the alternative is to high-street agents? Check out our guide to online estate agents
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