Phil Spencer reveals estate agent trick you must avoid #Property

PHIL SPENCER, 50, is a presenter and journalist well-known for hosting property shows Location, Location, Location and Relocation, Relocation. He revealed the estate agent advice you should avoid when selling your home.

PUBLISHED: 16:27, Wed, Jan 1, 2020 | UPDATED: 16:47, Wed, Jan 1, 2020

Selling a property is not an easy task and many people will enlist the help of an estate agent. As the co-founder of Move iQ, Phil Spencer often shares his property tips for those hoping to buy or sell a house. Speaking to Express.co.uk, he revealed the estate agent advice you should avoid when selling.

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Homeowners will want to make sure they get the best price for their house and an estate agent can help to do this.

While many agents will give homeowners good advice, the expert revealed the tricks sellers should look out for.

When choosing which estate agent to go with, they should be wary of valuations that seem too good to be true.

Phil told Express.co.uk: “When you’re selling your home, it’s vital to choose an estate agent you’re happy to work with.

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“It’s extremely important to look for someone who is experienced, enthusiastic and helpful.

“And you don’t automatically choose the agent that suggests the highest asking price.”

The expert explained why a high valuation could actually make the property more difficult to sell.

He added: “I would also be wary of making a decision based purely on the asking price of the property.

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“Quite often I see properties that don’t sell simply because the asking price was too high

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