Steps for Selling a Home
Homeowner decides to sell home. Homeowner talks to an agent or agents. Seller selects a listing agent.
Listing agent explains agency to seller. Listing agent prepares a marketing plan and prepares a market analysis for seller’s home.
Seller prepares home for marketing. Agent markets home, promotes property in MLS, puts up a yard sign, advertises property in print and online.
Agent keeps seller informed of feedback from showings. Agent updates seller with status reports on the marketing. Home is shown and results in a written offer.
Seller’s agent presents offer, handles negotiations, and when offer is accepted, obtains all needed signatures. Inspections completed by buyers, repair request negotiated.
Buyer obtains mortgage approval. Appraisal is completed and satisfactory to lender. Buyer’s agent completes final walk through with buyers. Final Closing occurs. Proceeds available to seller after deed is recorded at courthouse.
Your professional Broker is there all along to help you understand and complete your sale.