Story: Real estate

Private sale

Private sale

Sometimes sellers decide to market their own properties to avoid paying a real estate agent’s commission. There are some companies that assist people to do this, including Homesell, which provides services including photography, internet and print advertising, street and home signs, and custom-made brochures. Here, sellers Hamish and Megan Paton, and their daughter Jorja, stand outside the Auckland property they sold with the assistance of Homesell in 2007.

Using this item

New Zealand Herald
Reference: 050507HOSPWPATON02.JPG
Photograph by Phil Walter

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Bob Hargreaves, 'Real estate - Selling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 April 2024)

Story by Bob Hargreaves, published 11 Mar 2010