Once you make the decision to sell, it's show time. What's next? Don’t worry, I'll walk you through everything, offering guidance and ensuring everything goes smoothly.
SIGNING A LISTING AGREEMENT
To start the marketing process you will need to enter into a Listing Agreement for a specified period of time. I may require certain documents in order to proceed with the listing.
The moment your home hits the market, there will be a flurry of interest. If the asking price is too high, it won’t take long for potential buyers to move on. By the time the price drops, a majority of buyers are lost and lowering the price down the line will likely not bring their attention back.
BASIC COMPONENTS OF AN OFFER
Price: Depending local market conditions, the offering price may be differ from the asking price.
Deposit: The deposit shows the buyer’s good faith and is applied against the purchase price of the home when the sale closes. I will advise you of a suitable amount based on the circumstances of the sale.
Terms: Includes the total offer price as well as the financing details.
Conditions: These might include “subject to buyer obtaining financing”, “subject to home inspection”, or “subject to the sale of the purchaser’s property”.
Inclusions and Exclusions: These might include appliances and certain fixtures or decorative items, such as mirrors or lighting.
Closing and Possession Date: Closing is usually the day the title of the property is legally transferred and the transaction of funds finalized unless otherwise stated. The Possession Date is legally 1 to 3 days after the closing.