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How to Sell Your Home in Barcelona?

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Written by Daniella

Selling a house can be quite a complex process, but if you get good advice and know the real estate market, it can also be simple.

There are things you can do when selling your property, that makes the whole operation a lot less difficult. And as a result, you will be able to sell your house faster and easier.

So today, this article by ShBarcelona will give you a series of advice to sell your apartment in the Catalan capital in good shape.

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The best way to sell your apartment

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Selling a home in Barcelona can be a long and bureaucratic process, with marketing aspects, negotiations and many other formalities that are involved.

It is always better to leave certain procedures, like the valuation of the property, the drafting of contracts, notary work or maybe remodeling the home, to dedicated experts.

The selling process needs continuous monitoring and advice during each of the phases of selling a house, so knowing what steps to follow and having knowledge of the real estate market is an absolute must.

You need to be able to understand the needs of a new owner, the concerns of a potential buyer or how to come up with the appropriate sales price for the property. These are essential elements to finalize the selling process fast and effectively.

Many sellers prefer to leave the paperwork to experts, due to the large amount of time, effort and knowledge that is required. According to real estate services, advice throughout the entire process is imperative for the most optimal sale.

Guidance and advice offered by some real estate agencies is, of course, always completely personal and tailor-made, and therefore it is ideal for people who are not familiar with the process of buying and selling, who do not want to spend any time or do the effort to handle the property sale themselves.

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One of the most commonly used techniques for selling a property nowadays is Home Staging. The objective of home staging is to fine-tune your house, so that a deal can be closed quicker and at a better price.

Of course you have to invest time and money in home staging, but you will enjoy the technique’s benefits when your home sells at a better price.

The technique originates from the United States, and they have been applying it to properties that are for sale ever since the 70s. It is now a trend in Spain and Barcelona, resulting in real estate sales at a faster pace and higher sales price.

What you should always take into account, is that an apartment that is old and dirty – like any other product – will be hard to sell. A potential buyer will then not be able to imagine himself living in the apartment, as he needs to invest time and money to make it the new home he imagined in his mind.

And basically this is what Home Staging is all about. It presents your apartment in a way that pleases buyers during property viewings, and as a result, people will be able to easily visualize their life in the property that is up for sale. A house should always be clean, look sharp and feel like home.

Another important factor to keep in the back of your mind, is that used homes are more in demand than new properties. At present, and especially in Barcelona, supplies are still not meeting demands, and that is why property prices continue to increase.

Do you want to sell your apartment in Barcelona? Will you hire a real estate agency?

About the author


Daniella enjoys everything the city of Barcelona has to offer. She writes, translates and loves discovering Catalonia and its beautiful nature.

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