Seller Services

If you are thinking of selling your home, chances are you’re caught up in a mass of emotions. You may be looking forward to moving up to a new home or facing the uncertainty of a major move across country. You may be reluctant to leave your memories behind or eager to start new and exciting adventures. Remember, I am here to help you with any of your needs. Call or e-mail today! To discover what your home is worth in today’s market, click here!

Getting Your House Ready to Sell
Introduction: Emotion vs. Reason – De-Personalizing the House – Removing Clutter, Though You May Not Think of it as Clutter – Fixing Up the House Interior – Fixing up Outside the House

Want to Start Off With a High Sales Price? Beware!
Meeting with Realtors – Which Realtor Do You Choose? – What Happens Behind the Scenes – Dropping Your Price…Too Late?

Types of Listing Contracts
Open Listings – One-Time Show – Exclusive Agency Listings – Exclusive Right to Sell

Details of a Listing Contract
Price and Terms of Sale – Lockbox – Yes or No? – Real Estate Commission – Multiple Listing Service – Agency Duties of a Listing Agent – Resolution of Disputes

Listing Commissions and Related Issues
Is the Commission Negotiable? – How and When the Commission is Earned – “Hot” Market Under-Pricing Strategy – Commission Issues

The Listing Agent & Marketing Your Home
The “Real” Role of a Listing Agent – Preliminary Marketing – the “For Sale” Sign – Preliminary Marketing – Flyers and the Brochure Box

The Listing Agent – Marketing Your House to Other Agents
The Multiple Listing Service – Office Preview – Broker Previews and Culinary Delights – Office Flyers – Marketing Sessions

The Listing Agent – Marketing Your House to Homebuyers
The Purpose of Advertising in General – Real Estate Company Advertising – Individual Agent Advertising – Neighborhood Announcements – Open Houses

Showing Your House to Home Buyers
Convenience and Availability – Why You Should Not Be Home – Lighting, Fragrances, Pet Control and More – Keeping the House Tidy and Neat