All agents at Realty 220 know what it takes to maximize profit. To do so, they will develop a detailed Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) report to substantiate their findings. Such information will serve as the primary catalyst in determining a proper price point for your home.
During escrow, your agent will work closely with all parties to execute a seamless transaction. They will oversee multiple phases thereof by making sure all documentation and performance deadlines have been met.
Your agent is trained in strategic marketing to ensure utmost exposure for your home. From open houses to mass syndication, you can rest easy knowing that no stone goes unturned. Your home will also undergo professional photography to be captured in the best light possible.
Closing the sale of the home requires meticulous attention to detail. That is why each agent at Realty 220 works in tandem with our escrow and title team to make sure every step has been completed with absolute precision, leaving no room for error.
The minute your home starts getting attention, it will be your agent who works to your benefit. They will handle all negotiations and advise you on every offer that comes your way. In doing so, the most secure offer will be isolated and dealt with to ensure favorable terms, in addition to top dollar.
Beyond the Sale
Our agents pride themselves on more than just delivering excellent representation during the course of your transaction. They remain at your disposal after the sale of your home by helping your locate your next home or providing quality recommendations.
The Selling Process
Set a Price
Settling on a price point is the most crucial element of the selling process. Connecting with a professional is the first step in making this happen. In concert with your agent, you will be able to determine the most accurate price as it relates to current market conditions. Keep in mind however that each home should be particularized, not generalized. Every home has a unique place, despite how good or bad economic conditions appear.
Staging your home doesn't necessarily mean that you have to carry out a full makeover. It more so has to do with presenting your home in the most favorable way possible to procure the best offer. This may require simple adjustments such as decluttering, depersonalization, and the famous Chinese practice of feng shui. At the end of the day, your home should be clean and ready for photography.
Promoting your home can be a bit tricky but with the help of a trained professional, the process becomes that much easier. Photography and property descriptions are key components of marketing a home. It is critical that you and your agent understand what makes the home special. Understanding each and every nuance of the home will make for the most seamless process imaginable.
Prepare for Showings
What appears to be the most simple step is actually one of the most important. Likewise to virtually showcasing your home to the world, it is equally important to do your absolute best in making the home available to the public. This comes in the form of open houses and simple methods of allowing agents to show your property. Such method might involve the affixation of a lockbox or agent coordination of a pre-determined day(s) and time(s).
Offer and Acceptance
Ensuring that your preferred terms are very well understood by you and your agent is a major factor in executing the most qualified offer. Knowing what makes a qualified buyer, in addition to creating leverage, is what guarantees the most important thing of all: security. Although it remains important to professionally communicate your wants and needs to the other side, it is nonetheless a process that requires a creative approach to capitalize on your investment.
Title and Escrow
Escrow and title are filled with a lot of steps but don't let it complicate things. They are in place to create absolute security and assurance as to the many steps that invoke liability. Be it the examination of the chain of title or handling of funds, this period of the transaction is here to back both the buyer and seller. It is to this end that the seller and buyer contract wit the best title and escrow companies to alleviate any doubt that arises from all areas of the selling process.
Assembling the right type of documentation for the buyer is critical in making a simpler process. With the help of your agent, you will have already been informed as to what it is required of you. In most cases, this will require a timely execution of disclosures, contingencies, and escrow documentation to perfect the process.
In order to consummate the deal, the closing process requires attention to detail and knowledge above all else. Having this understanding will be instrumental in the success of the sale of of your home. A good agent alongside their title and escrow company work in tandem to bestow upon the seller all the information one would need to confidently execute the different types of documentation.
Locating Your Next Home
Now that you have capitalized on your investment, locating your next home is the next step. Filled with excitement, you will be able to work with your agent to track down the best home for your current needs. Taking the time to understand tax implications and the benefits thereof are certainly to be considered to assist you in the home buying process. The good news, however, is that you know what to expect and how to handle the surprises of a real estate transaction.