Once you have decided to sell your home, most people will find an estate agent to help them find a buyer. In Scotland, solicitors can also act as estate agents as well as carrying out Conveyancing.
The role of the solicitor or estate agent is to:
You can search our estate agent directory for agents in your area. It's also a good idea to ask friends and family for recommendations and remember to shop around to find the right agent for you.
Estate agents work on a fee basis or a commission basis (normally between 1% and 4% of the selling price). Always make sure you find out about all costs up front so that you don't get a shock when you receive the bill!