The Home Selling Process: Getting Ready to List
It can feel like the details are endless when you're selling a property. It is our job to streamline the process for you, ensuring everything is completed as quickly and efficiently as possible. Here's an overview of the steps we'll be taking along the way.
Communication makes all the difference.
You'll always know what's going on behind the scenes while your property is listed. We will solicit feedback from each consumer and agent who views your property, passing their comments on to you.
We will work together to formulate a price adjustment strategy that sees us through your listing period. You'll receive regular progress reports, delivered as frequently as you request. Whether you prefer a phone call or an email, that's what you'll get.
Prepare your home for a successful sale.
More and more sellers today are seeing the value of investing in a pre-inspection on the property, they are preparing to list. Whether or not you are confident in the condition of the home, an inspection can either give us
We will evaluate the current state of your property and arrange home staging. Any repairs or improvements needed to maximize your home's value and appeal will be identified and scheduled.
When everything's in place, we'll put a lockbox on your property. We are not the ones who decide how much your home is worth. The market does. It tells us exactly where to price your property to sell and how to approach the marketing of it.
Here are the factors that will affect the value in today's market:
Pricing your home properly from the start is the deciding factor
Location is the single most important factor in determining the value of your property.
The condition of the property affects the price and the speed of the sale. As prospective
buyers often make purchases based on emotion, first impressions are important. We'll be able to help in optimizing the physical appearance of your home to maximize the buyer's perception of value.
Prospective buyers are going to compare your property – both the condition and the price – to other listings in and around your neighborhood. Those buyers will determine value based on properties that are listed or have recently sold in the area.
Property values are affected by the current real estate market. Because we can't manipulate the market, we'll collaborate on a pricing and marketing strategy that will take advantage of the first 30 days your property is listed. It's the window of opportunity when buyers and their agents discover your property and are most likely to visit and make offers.