Home Sellers’ Checklist

    Don’t stress when selling your home!  Here at Song Real Estate we have the experience and the persistence to sell your home as quickly as possible for as much as possible.  So print off this checklist and put it somewhere you won’t forget it, and you won’t have to worry about forgetting even one of these important steps!

     

    Call Song Real Estate! (541-935-8855)

    Don’t try to get your home sold without first calling our hardworking team.  We will guide you through the process of putting your home on the market and show you firsthand how Song Real Estate goes above and beyond to help you sell your home ASAP.  Our tried-and-true selling methods will make YOUR job a thousand times easier, and we’re just a phone call away!

     

    Set a price

    Your Song Real Estate agent will research similar homes in the area, analyze your home specifically, and give you a market analysis to help you get an idea of how much your home will go for.  In the end it is your decision, but it can be very helpful to have the professional opinion of your home’s ideal sales price from an EXPERT.

     

    Set a timeline

    Talk to your realtor about what deadlines you should set and get a reasonable idea of the schedule you will be working with.  Timing can be one of the most important factors when it comes to selling your home for top dollar.   Also, never neglect the deadlines you set. Stick to them!

     

    Begin cleaning and fixing up your home

    Appearances are very important, and simply sprucing up the home can highly increase your home value. You should also get a home inspection as well as an appraisal to get an idea of about how much your home is worth and what kinds of repairs you may need to make on it.  Make all these repairs as soon as you can, and don’t put your home on the market before it’s ready that may end up looking sloppy and unprofessional, and presentation is everything!

     

    Work WITH your Realtor

    Arica Song and her staff will begin to post it on multiple websites and blogs and post it to craigslist every 24 hours. It will also be posted to the RMLS (Residential Multiple Listing) website and syndicated to hundreds of other websites.  Arica will also send you monthly SURPA reports and weekly listing reports to help you stay in the know about what’s going on with your home sale and how many people show interest in it.  Arica will also make phone calls, communicate with potential buyers, conduct open houses, follow up with open-house visitors, post your listing online, advertise door-to-door, and make signs and fliers for the area. Your property will also have its own website and be presented on YouTube. The extra effort that Arica puts into selling your home is what really makes the difference in how soon you can sell your home and how much you can sell it for.  Her marketing techniques will do the hard work for you, your job is to simply stay informed about your home sale and keep your property show-ready and presentable.

     

    Finalize the deal

    When we find the right buyer for your property, Song Real Estate will help you through the process of signing a sale agreement, arranging a home inspection (if you haven’t gotten one already), and preparing the home for closing. Closing-or settlement- is the final meeting where the agent signs over the buyer’s title and the buyer makes a down payment.  Most homes close about 45 days after the sale agreement is signed. This whole process is tedious, and it can be pretty stressful, but it will all be worth it when you FINALLY see that ‘sold’ sign planted in the front yard!

     

    For more information about home sales check out our other blog here:

    http://eugenhomefinder.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-home-selling-process.html

     

    or, click here to learn the three biggest mistakes you MUST avoid when selling your home

    http://eugenhomefinder.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-three-biggest-mistakes-seller-can.html

     

    To speak to one of our honest, hardworking real estate agents, contact the Song Real Estate Team today!

    Arica Song and Jim Mitchell

    Song Real Estate- Hybrid Real Estate

    541-935-8855

    Or visit our website: www.songrealestate.com

     

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