Property Seller's Guide

Selling your home, Everything you need to know for the smooth sale of your home

Preparing to sell your home

How is the current value of your home assessed?

When you first decide to put your property on the market, the value of it needs to be assessed. This is important for potential buyers to have confidence in the asking price, and so that you understand how you will finance your move.

Using property websites will be useful to gauge an estimation of what your home could be worth, but you will need the experience of a professional agent like us to get a more accurate and realistic assessment of its real value. Here at Daniel James we are happy to provide you with a free and no obligation property appraisal.

We will come to meet you at your property at a time that suits your needs. Appointments at your home will typically take an hour, which will include a full inspection of your house. During this time we will discuss your own needs, the current market situation, and similar properties within the area. This will help us to advise you on its potential value, anything you can do that will enhance its current value, and what we recommend as a marketing strategy that will help sell your home effectively.

To book a free valuation with us, please submit a request here.

Why should you choose us?

Daniel James Estate Agents is one of South West London’s leading and most innovative Estate and Letting agents.

Daniel James is an owner led company, headed up by Daniel White himself and supported by a superb team of experienced property professionals.

What makes us different is our passion and enthusiasm for selling and letting homes. The key to our success is our approachability and willingness to listen, understand and respond to our client’s needs.

We are known for our authority on the local market and straight talking good advice which clients appreciate. Experience has taught us a unique empathy with clients and we always apply discretion, humour and integrity as any situation dictates.

We are extremely flexible and always try to accommodate our client's busy lifestyles and commitments and can do valuations or accompany viewings out of office hours seven days a week.

What you should do while your home is on the market?

During the time your home is on the market, it is advisable that you do the following so that we can ensure everything is done as quickly and smoothly as possible for your home sale:

  • Supply anything we require as quickly as possible
  • Answer all of our questions honestly and carefully to provide your buyers with the right information
  • Continue to keep the property fully insured.
  • If you receive any notices that affect the property from any authority, please inform us. You are required to disclose them to us even if contracts have been exchanged.

Our attractive office is located opposite Tooting Bec tube station on Balham High Road. Please feel free to visit us at any time for an informal chat about any aspect of selling, letting or buying a property.

Call 020 8767 7001 or email hello@danieljames.co.uk or
click here for our full contact details.

Useful documents and information

More information

What to include in the sale

More information

Preparing your home for sale

More information

Photography

More information

Viewings on your home

More information

Preparing for moving day

More information