How to choose a Realtor to work with
The decision to sell your home is significant, and selecting the right realtor to represent you in the process is equally crucial. Here are some key factors to consider when choosing a realtor to sell your home:
- Experience and Expertise: Look for a realtor with a proven track record of successfully selling homes in your area. An experienced realtor will have in-depth knowledge of the local market dynamics, pricing trends, and effective marketing strategies.
- Professionalism and Integrity: Choose a realtor who conducts business with professionalism and integrity. They should prioritize open communication, honesty, and transparency throughout the selling process.
- Marketing Plan: Inquire about the realtor’s marketing plan for your home. A comprehensive marketing strategy, including online listings, professional photography, virtual tours, and targeted advertising, can help maximize exposure and attract potential buyers.
- Communication Skills: Communication is key when selling your home. Select a realtor who is responsive, attentive, and keeps you informed every step of the way. They should be readily available to address your questions and concerns.
- Negotiation Skills: Selling a home often involves negotiations with buyers, inspectors, and other parties involved in the transaction. Choose a realtor with strong negotiation skills who can advocate for your best interests and secure the best possible outcome.
- Client References and Reviews: Take the time to research potential realtors and ask for client references or read online reviews. Hearing about other homeowners’ experiences with a realtor can provide valuable insights into their service quality and professionalism.
- Compatibility: Select a realtor with whom you feel comfortable and who understands your needs and preferences. A good rapport and mutual trust are essential for a successful working relationship.
- Local Knowledge: Look for a realtor who has a deep understanding of your neighborhood and the surrounding area. They should be able to highlight the unique features and amenities that make your home and community desirable to prospective buyers.
By carefully considering these factors and choosing a realtor who aligns with your goals and values, you can feel confident and empowered as you navigate the process of selling your home.
I will NEGOTIATE the BEST and HIGHEST price for you.
MY Personal Guarantee–I will:
- Analyze all comparable homes sold in the area within the last six months(If necessary going back further)
- Prepare a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and review the information with yo
- Personally measure your home and prepare the MLS Data.
- List your home on the Multiple Listing System with comprehensive details to pre-sell your home to other Agents
- Assist you in preparing your home for sale with a copy of our own “Dressing Your Home For Success” and go over areas of concern in order maximize the home’s appeal, resulting in a higher sale price
- Help you stage your home or refer you to a staging company for better sales results, if necessary.
- Give you a copy of our own “Make Every Showing Count”, a guideline for all showings.
- Give you a copy of our own “We Request”, outlining security tips, while the home is for sale.”
- Place the prestigious Forest Hill Real Estate FOR SALE sign on your property with a direct text link to the internet to promote the house to the neighbours and people who pass by.
- Personally contact neighbours and other agents active in the area about the house.
- Advertise your home on the Forest Hill Real Estate website.
- Advertise your home on the my website. DianePlant.com
- Advertise your home on the MLS.CA web site.
- Advertise all OPEN HOUSES: on our website; on MLS; on Social Media sites:
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Hold an Agents OPEN HOUSE at your request (During Covis-19 there will be no Open Houses)
Contact the agents who have shown the home to get feedback and call you with the information. We will monitor: Professional opinions; Industry response;
Contact all agents who have shown the home when an Offer is registered;
Provide buyer reactions; current market conditions and existing and recently listed competing properties.
Keep in touch with you on a regular basis to review all the relevant feedback.and most importantly
NEGOTIATE the BEST and HIGHEST price for you.