Selling Tips

The first step in selling your home is to choose an experienced licensed professional with a track record of success who you feel comfortable with.  Start with a comprehensive Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and set an attractive price for both you and the buyer.  Ensure that your realtor has developed a marketing plan for your property which includes an advertising plan.  EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE, EXPOSURE helps attract buyers.  In addition preparing the property will increase your chances of success.

  • Preparing the property to be showcased using professional staging services.  This includes removing or locking up valuables, de-cluttering the house, freshening the air, cleaning, fresh flowers throughout, fire in fireplace when appropriate, play soft music, turn on all the lights.
  • Maintain the property in ready to show condition.
  • Ensure the house is easily accessible to real estate professionals via lock box and key.
  • Try to be flexible in scheduling of the showings.
  • Securely pen up pets, or take them with you.
  • Be cautious about saying anything to buyers or their sales professionals that could weaken your negotiating position, especially regarding price or your urgency to sell.
  • Disclose all property conditions.