Selling Your Property FAQ's

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I sell my property through Crockers?

Our Realty Sales Consultants market and sell residential, apartments and investment property throughout Auckland. Most of their work comes through referrals and repeat business - so they're doing something right.

Crockers relies on its good reputation and the integrity with which all of our staff conduct themselves. Our Realty Sales Consultants are experienced and skilled negotiators assisted by a highly experienced Sales Manager to help where ever required. We have processes in place and a strong support team to provide our consultants with quality marketing material and administrative requirements. What does all of that mean? It means your Realty Sales Consultant can remain totally focused on finding a buyer for your property.

What is the commission rate to sell my property with Crockers?

Our commission structure terms are as follows:

1.  An initial fee of $500; plus
2.  On the first $400,000 of the sale price a fee of 4% is applicable; plus
3.  On the balance of the sale price a fee of 2% is applicable;
4.  Plus GST

NOTE: The minimum fee chargeable is $11,000 + GST

Will I need to pay GST on a commission?

Yes. GST is paid on all commissions.

What other costs are involved?

As is the standard practice, we will ask you to contribute to the marketing of your property.

How many Real Estate companies should I speak to before deciding who to give my property to sell?

Apart from speaking with Crockers, we do recommend that you speak to at least one other company. Due diligence is always important. We feel confident that you will be impressed with Crockers.

What is the best time of the year to sell my property?

Selling property need not be seasonal if you have a strong Realty Sales Consultant marketing your property well.

What do I need to do, before I put my property on the market?

Our property Sales Consultants are in the best position to guide you through this process and give you some helpful hints. Generally we recommend that you:

  • Spring clean your house
  • Clear out your wardrobes
  • Store excess furniture
  • Reduce the number of nick nacks around your home
  • Repair, repaint and replace
  • Tidy up the garden

How do we know what the correct price is for selling?

Our property Sales Consultants know the market and have the tools to provide you with prices of like-properties recently sold. They are in a very good position to advise you. However, we always recommend that you do a little research yourself.