Steps to Selling Your Home
Determining why you want to sell:
There are many factors in determining if you want to sell and if now is the right time to sell.
- Is your family growing and you need more home?
- Are you downsizing?
- Are you relocating for a new job or to get closer to family?
Identifying WHY you are selling is important to the process, because it can influence you time frame and pricing strategy.
Meet with a Affinity Realty Group Agent
Once you know you want to sell, we then need to get together for a quick 15min visit. We need to look at the home, learn of any improvements that have been made and discuss your selling goals.
When do you want it sold and how much money you are hoping to get are a few things that we need discuss. Ready? Schedule Today
Determine Selling Price and Pricing Strategy
The Affinity Realty Group of agents will work with you to build a complete selling plan.
We will provide valuable information on the current market activity and listen to any specifics needs you may have.
Together, we will look at the market data and determine the right listing price as discuss what the expected selling price and selling time will be for your property.
The goal is to get you Top Dollar and reach your timeframe goals.
Get Your Home Ready
Now that we have determined your price and have agreed to work together, it is time to get the home cleaned and work on removing any clutter that may have accumulated over time.
You will also need to pay attention to the curb appeal and see if there is anything you can do that will make it look better than it does today.
We have many vendor relationships if you need a handyman service to someone to help with a deep clean
Marketing Your Property
Time to show the home! As you may know, the majority of your showings will be virtual over the internet.
Your home will get its onw unique website, YouTube video, listed on various social media outlets as well as hundreds of real estate portals that give us access to prospective buyers.
It is also important that you know what is going on throughout the process therefore we will communicate with you after all showings.
We want you to be informed of all feedback that we receive.
Look at Offers and Negotiate
When an offer comes in, we will look at every detail, analyize the market once again and discuss the details.
Of course, we started with a goal and we will do everything we can to negotiate a deal that works to your favor.
It is common for someone to make a fair offer in this market.
Assuming it is a good offer and they did not offer full price, we will look at what you want to accomplish, make a fair counter offer and hold as firm as you need until we get your price.
The Closing Process
As soon as we agree, in writing, with a buyer, we will begin the closing process.
Determining on the buyer and the specifics of the contract, we will coordinate the home inspection, financing, insurance, home warranty, and other service providers to make sure the closing moves forward to closing.
The closing process is typically an emotional time for the buyer so we have to understand that there could be challenges that we have to work through. This is normal and we will navigate through this and get it closed.
Closing Day – Proud Owner of a Home in Southwest Florida
This is the fun part. You will sign the final documents with the attorney, turn over the keys, turn off your utilities and move on with your life plans.
Congratulations, you’re done!
Tools & Resources for our Sellers
Things to Consider When Selling Your House
We like to keep you up-to-date on real estate market trends and data, so we publish a quarterly Seller’s Guide with latest tips and current market trends.
How’s the Market?
Is it a Good Time to Sell?
We keep a really close eye on the Southwest Florida market and from the data we can pull from that helps us forecast trends that help you with selling decisions as well as your negotiations.
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