The 10 Savvy Steps to Your Home Selling Success,
Including Quick-Info Videos
Weigh cons and pros; get professional analysis. Protect your emotional assets. Decide 2 months in advance, if possible.
Interview at least 2 good, best seller agent specialists. Have list of questions (with best answers). Carefully review listing forms before hiring best agent.
Don't use Zillow and other erroneous data. Get FULL CMA from each seller agent-applicant; Homes Sold are most important, then homes Under Contract, then Active home listings.
Get full-fledged home inspection done early. Fix and repair according to top-dollar returns for you. Prepare street view, doors, declutter, clean and stage (if necessary).
UPFRONT, at least 5 Effective MARKETING Activities. Make this Marketing Place part of your Listing Contract. Agent to gear professional marketing plan to your wants and needs.
Strategize. Outline in writing a Plan for this. Agent must be very accessible for ALL of this.
Empower your best agent and STAY IN CONTACT. Minimize "the power shift" of a contract. Be prepared to "walk."
Know your steps here (your best agent should help). Prioritize Put a timeline in place.
Get written docs 3 Days ahead of time. Know closing procedure and what to bring. Prepare to move; prepare for Buyer walk-through.
Make practical arrangements for closing. Have your ID with you, wire instructions and documents. Have the "hand-over to new owner" items.
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The 10 Savvy Steps to Your Home Buying Success,
Including Quick-Info Videos
Make a list of reasons you want to buy. List items that must be met before you agree to buy. Prioritize your top three benefits for buying.
Have interview questions to match your top three reasons. Interview at least 2 good, BEST buyer agent specialists. Have a unilateral termination clause in your contract.
Create a "Wish List." Research and develop a plan with your agent. Your agent should treat all houses equally (FSBOs, off-market listings, expired listings, etc.)
Be ready! Take your checkbook, have questions in hand and act quickly (in today's marketplace). Take a camera, ask questions, name the houses. Obtain a full CMA from Agent if you are considering the house.
Know likely scenarios beforehand. Make more than one Offer in same day. Protect yourself BUT be ready to minimize “Shift in Power.”
Strategize and have simple, quick back-up plans. Give your Agent much latitude to move quickly. Your Agent should be VERY accessible.
Keep a list of items to be completed early in the process. Prioritize and understand the time sensitive steps to closing. Have limits on amendments.
3 Days ahead you actual figures. Decide which of "50" + "10" documents you want to review. Read your documents, ask questions.
Make practical arrangements. Plan to secure your house. Keep seller's agent away till ready.
In the first days, test everything! Report any problems to agent. Await deed, Title insurance policy; file them! Make good filing place for all of these and future documents.