Your Plan


1. Find the right agent for YOU
The experience and knowledge of a dedicated real estate professional can be priceless. A great Realtor® forms a powerful team with his or her clients that makes it possible for them to have a smooth, successful sale even through all the difficulties of showings, financing, inspections and contracts!

2. Determine your needs & wants for the sale and for your new home
Selling your home can be tricky because you have to simultaneously be thinking about where you would like to buy. First weigh your priorities – selling price is certainly important, but having a quick and efficient sale can often be worth accepting a slightly lower offer. Talk to your agent and make sure you’re comfortable with where your priorities are.

At the same time, you should be compiling a needs/wants list for the home you will buy. You will probably have to act fairly quickly when your house sells, so any amount of preparation you can do will serve you well.

3. Prepare your house for showing
Underprepared homes can be sales disasters. Your home will never get as much attention from potential buyers as when it is first listed, so clearing clutter, cleaning, making repairs, and putting your home’s best foot forward is essential. Don’t “open for business” until your home is ready to be seen as favorably as possible.

4. Find out what your local market looks like
Being realistic about your market is the key to a smooth sale. There is no substitute for a professional real estate representative when it comes to local market knowledge.

5. List away!
Lots of photos and online exposure are the key to getting a good response for your listing. Working with an agent who uses Point2 Agent software is a great step in the right direction. Now just “open” the house and sit back and wait for the flood of eager buyers! 

 


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We can give you an expert opinion of what your home’s value is based on experience, local knowledge and rcent comparable sales in your area! We are happy to be able to provide this service free of charge.

   
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