I want to sell my house privately. I do not think real estate agents are value for money, especially in Chch at present. What are the requirements for me to do this legally with all the boxes ticked? Thanks
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You do not have to use a real estate agent at all, although you may want to get your lawyer involved a bit earlier. They will help you with supplying the standard from agreement and the standard clauses to use. It may also help to use them to hold the deposit. Although the lawyer will charge something for this, it will be a small fraction of the real estate agency commission.
I would suggest organising a LIM report from the council and getting a copy of the title.
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