How to prevent delays when you sell

If you are wondering what the process to sell a home is, let us help.  And, if you still have questions at the end of this article, drop us an e-mail or give us a call.  Should we not have the answer for you, we will find it for you, especially if this is as a result of the national lockdown.

Once you decide you sell your home, you want a swift sale!

There are so many reasons why the process to sell a home could be delayed.  The reality is that there are so many external parties that the conveyancing attorneys work with.  It’s for this reason though and a few others that the process to sell a home could be delayed. Let’s have a closer look at what you as a seller can do to expedite the process to sell a home.

  • Getting and receiving offers: As the legal owner who is selling the property, you are responsible for receiving offers, making a decision on whether or not to accept the offer to purchase or not.
  • Rates Clearance certificate: This is your responsibility and can only be issued your municipal account is up to date.
  • Bond cancellation: If your property is still bonded with your bank, it is your responsibility to cancel your own bond with your mortgage lender to avoid paying costly cancellation charges.
  • Providing your seller documents: As the seller, you are required to provide certain information to satisfy the FICA requirements. Any delays on a daily basis, inevitably delay the process to sell and transfer the ownership from the seller to the buyer.
  • Title Deed: Have you lost your title deed? You will need to apply for another and this will take time.
  • Signing transfer documents:  Delays at this point happen when the sale has been concluded.  Your transferring attorney will confirm when the docs are ready to sign.  Be sure to sign asap.

Can we help you determine your property price?

Keller Williams sets you up for success.  We know how to price a property for sale.  We know how to market and sell a property.  We know how to leverage our qualified buyers across all our agents.  And Keller Williams Select has the technology to support this promise.

Estate Agents – want to know more about KW?

Keller Williams (USA) is a top real estate brand to work for.  If you are an estate agent and want to know a little more drop me an e-mail.   If you would like to leverage world-class technology to the benefit of all our stakeholders across the value chain and end up with a win-win every time, then let’s touch base.  Also, read what makes Keller Williams the best!

Get in touch

So, if you need a valuation done on a property anywhere in Randburg or elsewhere in Jhb, we can help.  Give us a call on telephone number (064) 549-3123.  Alternatively, drop us an e-mail at  We have a vast network of almost 1,500 top Keller Williams agents at our fingertips who are all just dying for the opportunity to partner with you to sell and conclude your property transaction in record time.

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