Sellers

Are you ready to sell?

Whether you are planning to sell right away or you are doing your homework to see if selling now makes sense, I will provide you with Current Market Conditions and the most up to date comparables that most affect your property’s value.

Philosophy of Business Total Solution

I have a total solution approach to your move. When you sell your home, you deserve more than just a sign in the yard and a copy of the Multiple Listing Service as a brochure. From the very beginning I want you to know that I am committed to getting your property sold and “getting our ducks in a row” makes a huge difference in capturing that just-right buyer for your property. The 3 areas that will have the biggest impact on the sale of any property are PRICE, LOCATION, AND CONDITION. Each of these can be very subjective and hard to reach bits of info so how do we get to the correct info

PRICE

While I can run comparables and recently sold reports, often times properties are unique and hard to price and engaging an appraiser can be the best direction to go. They will professionally measure, take photographs and give in depth comparables and provide a solid price that will be a good gauge to price the listing most accurately and help you get top dollar for your property.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION

This doesn’t always just refer to your zip code. Location can mean a corner lot, front of the neighborhood or the back forty. Big power tower or power lines near your house? Close to the community pool? Back-up to a busy highway or do you have a lake view? Each property will have its own pros and cons regarding location, and this is the most subjective piece of the puzzle, but we talk it out and come to a realistic number and put a plan in place to bring success.

CONDITION

We all live in our homes, but we don’t often look at our homes from the perspective of a prospective buyer. And there might even be little things lurking in crawl spaces and attics that we don’t know about.

Solution? A pre-listing home inspection can keep everyone from being surprised and keep a contract alive. Just remember, EVERYTHING in a home inspection becomes subject to disclosure.

Also, while most homes don’t need full staging with rental furniture and decor, it is often helpful to have a professional simply come through and give room-by-room suggestions for decluttering and staging the home with your own belongings that show each part of the home in its best light!

When you choose to list with me I want to partner in getting your property priced correctly, so as a part of my listing package I offer to pay for one of the following services:

• Home Stager Consultation
• Pre-Listing Home Inspection
• Pre-listing Property Appraisal

Once you are staged, priced and ready to go, then the marketing plan kicks in!

Marketing

I am committed to offer the highest standards of professional service to all my customers. To assure you that your property is marketed to its fullest potential and to obtain the highest possible market value, the following will be completed.

***Feedback is often a major concern for home sellers. I will provide feedback about your listings and about any open houses we may hold. The feedback will immediately tell us if we have priced your home properly, after 10 -12 showings or 3 weeks, we should expect some serious interest or an offer if we have everything done according to my plan.

Marketing Success Partnership

Our Respective Duties and Responsibilities

Agent

(Marketing of your property)
  • Pricing advice and guidance
  • Marketing of your home
  • Guidance in staging your property
  • Manage showings
  • Review documents & agreements
  • Negotiate best price and terms
  • anaging process from offer through closing
  • Educate and guide you throughout the process
  • Promise on-going, open and honest communications

Client

(Marketability of your property)
  • Select a price at which the home will sell
  • Disclose all property information to agent
  • Complete all pre-listing repairs and cleaning
  • Stage your home to be appealing
  • Make home convenient for buyers to see
  • Leave premises for showings
  • Refer friends and acquaintances who might be interested in your property
  • Do not discuss terms with prospective buyers or their agents
  • Promise on-going, open and honest communication

Sellers Resources

You may find these valuable resources helpful as you prepare for the sale of your home.

Are you ready to get started but need help?
Call us at 615.414.4946 or contact us!

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