The following is a quick look at the process of selling a property. The highlighs
the major issues and milestones along the path.
Pricing, Pricing, Pricing
Pricing your home correctly is essential. Price your property too low and the
average buyer will think something must be wrong with the property. Priced too high, buyers will know it is out of range compared to other homes sold in the area.
Preparing and Showing Your Home
First impressions count a lot. With a
little bit of cleanup and a couple of "tricks of the trade", your home
will be ready to go. Listing the home with many pictures of the inside and outside, putting your home in its best light, will help entice showings.
Offers received will be communicated to you immediately and we will discuss if a counter offer is advised.
Time To Be Appraised
If a buyer is obtaining a loan in order to purchase the
property, the lender will require an appraisal, which
includes a visit to your home by a licensed appraiser.
The Property Inspection Process
If a home inspection is completed, the buyers may send over a
Request for Repair based on the inspection findings. Depending on what is requested, you can have the
repairs done, provide the buyer with a credit in lieu of repairs, or do
nothing at all. We can discuss which response
is best depending on the particular situation.
Time for Closing
Once everything is in order and all documents have been
signed by all parties and gathered by the title company and the buyer's
funds are delivered to escrow, then the transaction will be ready to