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Selling By Owner for the Best Price



Everything you need to know about selling your property


Making this decision is not easy and selling your home can seem daunting, time consuming and expensive. Working with the right agent takes away what seems a difficult, ever-ending process and does not have to be costly. We are here to help with your listing and selling process, provide you with the tools and proven methods to help sell your home faster, fo the most, at a lower cost and in the least amount of time.


We, at eXp Realty, have developed a comprehensive 30-day marketing plan, guaranteed to sell your home for the most, through a purchase agreement in best possible terms. Take advantage of an exclusive offer, which includes listing your home, in a FREE trial, featured on a real estate website, published on the MLS, after getting an instant Comparative Market Analysis on your home, sent directly to your email inbox today. Time limitations apply: Click on here to get started today.


Decisions to Make Before Selling: Your home could be the biggest investment you’ve made and so you want the best amount at the best terms. The most important part of the process is the first step. We can help in setting your goal, deciding on how to price to sell your home.


Decide on a sale method: 

This is an important step that will determine what your home selling process should entail. You could either sell your home on your own without using a real estate broker, or the other option is to sell your property through a realtor.


Estimate the market value of the house: 

Pricing is the linchpin to a successful home sale, do your own Comparative Market Analysis (CMA), in order to have a better chance of selling in your target market. For example; local records will have prices your neighbors sold their homes for, it is important to price your house right, to attract more qualified buyers.


Checklist for selling a home: 

The Home selling process can be made easy by creating a checklist. This would help eliminate pitfalls, delays and stress! We, at eXp Realty, created a checklist to help you track your progress during your home selling period.

Prepare Your Home For Sale

You can get more for your property, and sell it faster, if you take a little time to present it in the best possible way. There are a lot of details to take care of before you list your home to attract buyers. Here are some tips and steps on how to make the most from your home and keep you from making mistakes that could cost you a lot of time and money. Professional staging consultations are both affordable and pay back many times over in the amount it'll sell for.


Curb Appeal is one of the most important factors of staging to sell your house, since it creates a great first impression and prospective buyers will want to see what’s inside. Home staging is all about highlighting your home’s strengths to attract buyers. Staging your house makes your home look bigger, brighter, cleaner. It creates a notable all around impression with potential buyers. Home staging is the art of selling your house quickly for the best possible price. We can provide recommendations you can use to make your home more attractive and to improve the marketability of the property.


Tips for Real Estate Photography: A real estate listing with good professional pictures attracts more buyers than one without. We at Exp Realty have created a list of Do’s and Don’ts of real estate photography.

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How to Market Your Home

Marketing & advertising plays a paramount role in selling your home. The more people that see your listing, the higher your chances of selling it quickly at the best possible price. In this largely internet-based era, it’s important to get your marketing materials together so you can present your home in the best possible light. Make sure all your preparations are done, by the time you’re ready to roll out your online marketing, along with a traditional campaign. 


Following are the basic steps to market and sell your home:

Organize an Open House: The point of an open house is to generate traffic. Hosting an open house is a great way to attract qualified buyers, where you can safely cater to them on a personal level, for a specified period of time. Open House Ideas and Tips: Securing the right buyers who show up at your open house will take plenty of preparation. 

eXp Realty provides a step-by-step easy system that will help you organize a successful event.

Working and Negotiating With Buyers

A successful negotiation is the art of ‘getting to a yes’. It is important to see every offer made so that you can accurately know the buyer's interest. We can help you evaluate the pros and cons of each offer, based on your home selling goals and recommend strategies to help you reach the best deal in a seller's market.


Seller’s Strategy: Pricing strategy and the way you present and market your home, in the end will determine your final selling price. We can provide negotiation tips and strategies, every seller will want to consider in the process. Before inviting potential buyers into your home, It is of utmost importance to pre-screen, pre-qualify and be sure buyers have the ability to purchase your property, for the given price.


How to Choose the Best Real Estate Agent: Today you’ve decided to sell your home; you need to figure out how you want to go about selling it. There are some properties that do need a skilled realtor. Hiring a real estate agent will require paying an ecceptable commission fee. At this point you should be prepared to select an Exp Realty choice agent. 


Rudy Cattuse

 Real Estate Sales-Associate

SL# 3472816

Closing a Sale and Purchase

It is the last phase of the home selling process. Before you can breathe a sigh of relief, there are a few other steps to be completed prior to the deal is finally done. Once a buyer has decided to make an offer on your home, the buyer will most likely require a home inspection and appraisal to be performed. Depending on the results of the appraisal and inspection reports, the buyer may attempt to renegotiate the purchase price. A transaction coordinator can help you manage every step, review all the documents are signed and sent to the buyer, to make sure, to keep you on track, for an on time closing. We will walk you through the process and explain specific steps along the way.


What are closing costs? Buyers have to pay closing costs for their mortgage. Closing fees average around 2% to 5% of the purchase price of the home. Once a qualified buyer has agreed to sign on the sales price and delivered the required deposit. We can provide a list of your closing costs in actual numbers; you should be made aware of and produced a free estimate prior to signing a contract.

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