Seller's Tips

Determining Price

Making your home look its best

Marketing

Offers

Closing

 

Determining Price

What is the age & condition of your home?

Does it need updating?

What have similar homes in your area sold for?

Have homes in your area been increasing or decreasing in value?

Are there a lot of homes for sale in your area?

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Making your home look its best

Keep the exterior neat by painting the trim

Clipping the hedges

Mowing, edging, and weeding the lawn

Plant some flowers

Apply fresh paint to the interior of home, basement, and attic

Use fragrant fresh flowers, potpourri, or room freshner

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Marketing

Television and newspaper advertising

Interactive voice-response system

MLS system

Internet

Open Houses

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Offers

You can accept the offer

You can reject the offer

You can give a counter offer, which will encourage a buyer to continue their negotiations

You may also receive multiple offers

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Closing

Wood Infestation Inspection

Home Inspection-to determine the condition and integrity of your property for the buyer

Appraisal-by mortgage company to assure the lender of your property's worth

Title Search-to warranty that there are no liens or existing encumbrances which would inhibit a transfer title to the buyer

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