Selling a home

See all the reasons you should work with a Realtor®

Realtors Add Real Value

Setting the Stage

  • Your Realtor® will explain how agency works, and the difference between your agent and other agents who may be involved in aspects of the transaction, but actually represent another party.
  • You'll be given the Working with Real Estate Agents brochure to help you know your rights.
  • Your Realtor® will give you an overview of the current market conditions and projections.
  • Your Realtor® will perform an exterior curb assessment of your home.

The Price is Right

  • Your Realtor® will research all comparable properties and the sales activity for the past six months to a year from MLS and public records databases to prepare a Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) to establish fair market value.
  • Your Realtor® will perform an exterior curb assessment of your home and advise you on features in high demand with buyers in the current market.
  • Your Realtor® will schedule showings for qualified, serious buyers.

The Marketing Strategy

  • Your Realtor® will listen to your needs and create an effective and strategic marketing plan geared to maximize return while staying in your comfort zone.
  • Your Realtor® will explain the advantages and disadvantages of various syndication services, IDX, web marketing and more.
  • Your Realtor® has access to an extensive network of buyer's agents and the MLS.

The Road to Closing 

  • Your Realtor® will schedule your pre-closing walkthrough and help you negotiate repairs.
  • Your Realtor® will ensure everything is prepared for closing by coordinating with the lender, title company and attorney.
  • Your Realtor® will help you understand the various closing documents.

Life After Closing

  • Your Realtor® will help you resolve or clarify any outstanding repair conflicts with the buyer.
  • Your Realtor® will continue to be your valuable information source for all things related to homeownership.
  • Realtors® have the best connections in the industry; they know the best contractors, painters and handymen to ensure that your maintenance or renovation needs are well met.