Steps to selling your home:
1. Choose an agent
The first step in selling your home is choosing an agent who has deep market knowledge from years of experience, a successful track record, and will align themselves with your goals. At Market Realty we make your goals our own and have extensive experience and resources to make your sale a success. Learn more about our agents and team here.
2. Find the value of your home
Determining the value of your home is an important early step. Although there are countless ways to get an estimated value, only an agent with deep local knowledge of the area market and your home can determine the value and appropriate listing price.
3. Prepare your home for the sale
Market Realty agents have an extensive network of resources to improve the appeal of your home to get it sold. Consulting with Market Realty means you won’t lose money on unnecessary improvements, and you’ll have a great understanding of the value that can be added from our resources. View a list of seller tips here.
We have handy men, contractors, painters, yard maintenance, etc. all ready to serve our clients.
4. Market your home
Getting your home in front of buyers requires dedication, market knowledge, and frequent communication with buyers and their agents, all of which Market Realty will provide for you. The following important factors will be handled with expertise and constant attention by our team of experienced realtors and staff:
- Choosing the active list date,
- Deciding whether or not to impose a hold on offer review,
- Determining how to highlight the appeal of your home with enticing remarks, professional photos, 3D virtual tours, floor plan and/or staging,
- Ensuring accuracy of information provided by online home search platforms, and reaching potential matches through social media and online advertising will be handled with expertise and constant attention.
Your home will be featured on all of the prominent home search platforms and our team will ensure your home is getting in front of all potential buyers.
5. Show your home
Once your home is in front of buyers, they will want to see it in person. Open houses and private showings can both make this happen, and our team will provide the open houses and help handle the logistics of showings whether your home is occupied by you, your tenants, or vacant.
6. Negotiate sale price and terms
Our experienced and accomplished agents are able to negotiate transaction pricing and terms to get your sale finalized. With the opportunity for complimentary attorney review of each file, our agents will be able to mitigate the worry of the purchase and sale process through closing.
7. Communicate with lenders of possible purchasers
Lender Communication Due to years of experience, our agents know the loan process in and out and have great working relationships with many local lenders. We will communicate with the lenders of possible purchasers to help make sure your prospective buyers are qualified and will close timely.
8. Work with escrow
Finalizing your sale begins with an escrow company. We have the knowledge, dedication, and resources available to cleanly transfer ownership and prevent escrow disputes.
It is possible your sale will include an appraisal if the buyer is purchasing with financing, and our agents will help make sure your home is properly appraised and that both parties are satisfied should any issues come up with the appraisal value.
10. Communicate with buyers’ agents
Throughout the entire process Market Realty will keep you informed on important deadlines and communicate with the buyers’ agents regarding inspections, walk-throughs, signings, possession, and lastly...
11. Closing on the sale
Successfully closing the property is the final step. We are experts with many types of transactions including 1031 exchanges, international, commercial, and multifamily transactions and will be continuously available to you beyond the end of the sale.