The 10 Savvy Steps to Your Home Selling Success,

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2. Choose your best home seller’s agent

Interview at least 2 good, best seller agent specialists. Have list of questions (with best answers). Carefully review listing forms before hiring best agent.

3. What is your home worth?

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.

4. Get Your Home Ready for Showings

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).

5. Spread the Word (Marketing)

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.

6. Receive and Review Offers

Strategize. Outline in writing a Plan for this. Agent must be very accessible for ALL of this.

7. Contract Negotiations

Empower your best agent and STAY IN CONTACT. Minimize "the power shift" of a contract. Be prepared to "walk."

8. Steps to Your Closing

Know your steps here (your best agent should help). Prioritize Put a timeline in place.

9. Prepare for Settlement (Closing)

Get written docs 3 Days ahead of time. Know closing procedure and what to bring. Prepare to move; prepare for Buyer walk-through.

10. Closing and Post-Closing

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,

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1. To buy or not to buy? Are you ready?

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.

2. Choose your best home buyer’s agent

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.

3. Prepare to Shop

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.

6. Present / Negotiate Your Offer

Strategize and have simple, quick back-up plans. Give your Agent much latitude to move quickly. Your Agent should be VERY accessible.

7. Your Road to Closing

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.

8. Prepare for Closing

3 Days ahead you actual figures. Decide which of "50" + "10" documents you want to review. Read your documents, ask questions.

10. Settling In

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.

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