Selling a home in Scotland

Deciding to sell your home


There are multiple reasons to sell your home: relocating, upgrading, downsizing or taking advantage of the property market. Whatever your reasons, the decision won't be an easy one as there are many things to take into consideration.

  • Can you afford to sell in the current climate and will you make a profit or loss?
  • Selling costs including the Home Report, estate agent and solicitor fees.
  • How quickly do you need to sell?
  • Do you need to buy a new home at the same time?
  • Is your property desirable and therefore easy to sell?

Once you've decided to go for it, you need to commission a Home Report and decide how to sell. The Home Report will include a valuation, but you may also want to do some research into recent selling prices for similar houses in your area.

Most people choose to sell their house through an estate agent, who can advise you on the current market and estimate a value for your house, but you may decide to market it yourself. If that's the case, you may want to consider listing your property on