“ARE YOU READY TO SELL YOUR HOUSE?”
Says the Realtor…
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS WHEN IT REFERS TO SELLING YOUR HOME….
Q: How do I know how to price my home?
A: You consult with a Realtor. In your first meeting, you should go over the neighborhood/area comps and use an adjustment sheet to correctly price your home. Bedrooms, bathrooms, floor plan, house style (1.5 story, ranch, split entry….), area, lot size, condition… they will all play a part in how to price your home.
Q: I still owe on my house… how does this work?
A: You will receive an “Estimated Proceeds Statement” which will include your loan payoff amount (per your most recent mortgage statement), commission to broker, and any other fees associated with the sale of the house. What is left is yours to keep!
Q: Do I need to move out before I put my house on the market?
A: Absolutely not. My favorite thing to do is spend an afternoon with my clients, before we go ‘live’ and begin showings. I share ideas about how to declutter, rearrange/stage, and offer tips and advice on showing techniques. It is vital to clean up and look presentable when it comes time to show, as it will give the
Q: We got an offer…. now what?
A: We negotiate! Once negotiations are complete and the offer is ready to “pend’, we move on towards fulfilling all contingencies (inspection, appraisal, termites…) and CLOSING! This is a seriously short version of the entire story, so contact me for further, in depth, details!