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Real Estate Home Prices Are Bouncing Back! See How I can Market Your Home Today!
1. The Local Advantage - Take advantage of a broad spectrum of technologies and tools to support the sale of your home from start to close.
2. Internet Advertising - Since the lion's share of home buyers starts their search on the internet, top placement on search engines is essential. You'll gain access to placement on Google, Bing, and other websites. This will maximize your exposure and bring a large number of potential buyers to view information about your home.
3. Email Campaigns - It's important to "work the network." We can work together to identify the right people to target your home-and get in touch with them by email to drive excitement and interest.
4. Personal Touch - Of course, technology alone won't sell your home. Face-to-face interaction provides the advantage to sell your home-and you won't have to worry about a thing. The details will be handled with care and constant communication, to ensure the marketing and sale of your home go smoothly.
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Ways I will market your home:
1. Use of TREB search engines to feature your home on all of these sites!
2. Creative Video tours of your home to engage the audience to want to buy your home!
3. Craigslist Ads- Craigslist is often one of the first sites consumers look for goods, services, and HOMES! By posting and then re-posting your home I can assure that it will be available for buyers to see on a frequent basis.
Six to eight weeks before:
- Use up things that may be difficult to move, such as frozen food. Get estimates from professional movers or truck rental companies if you are moving yourself.
- Once you've selected a mover, discuss insurance, packing, loading, delivery and the claims procedure.
- Sort through your possessions. Decide what you want to keep, what you want to sell and what you wish to donate to charity.
- Record serial numbers on electronic equipment and take photos of or videotape all your belongings.
- Change your utilities, including phone, power and water, from you old address to your new address.
- Obtain a change of address packet from the post office and send to creditors, magazine subscriptions and catalog vendors.
- Discuss tax-deductible moving expenses with your accountant and begin keeping accurate records.
Two to four weeks before:
- If you're moving to a new community, contract the Chamber of Commerce and school district and request information about services.
- Make reservation with airlines, hotels and car rental agencies, if needed.
- If you are moving yourself, use your inventory list to determine how may boxes you will need.
- Begin packing nonessential items.
- Arrange for storage, if needed.
- If you have items you don't want to pack and move, hold a yard sale.
- Get car license, registration and insurance in order.
- Transfer your bank accounts to new branch location. Cancel any direct deposit or automatic payments from your accounts.
- Make special arrangements to move pets and consult your veterinarian about ways to make travel comfortable for them.
- Have your car checked and serviced for the trip.
- Collect items from safe-deposit box.
One week before:
- Talk to your pharmacist about transferring important medical prescriptions.
- Arrange for a baby sitter on moving day.
- Return library books and videotapes.
Two or three days prior:
- Defrost your refrigerator and freezer.
- Have movers pack your belongings.
- Arrange to have a payment ready for moving company.
- Set aside legal documents and valuables that you do not want packed.
- Pack clothing and toiletries, along with extra clothes in case the moving company is delayed.
- Give your travel itinerary to a close friend or relative so they can reach you as needed.
- Pick up the truck as early as possible if you are moving yourself.
- Make a list of every item and box loaded on the truck.
- Label each box with the contents and the room where you want it to be delivered.
- Let the mover know how to reach you.
- Double-check closets, cupboards, attic, basement and garage for any left-behind items.
- Be on hand at the new home to answer questions and give instructions to the mover.
- Check off boxes and items as they come off the truck.
- Install new locks.
- Confirm that the utilities have been turned on and are ready for use.
- Unpack your "first day" box.
- Unpack children's toys and find a safe place for them to play.
- Examine your goods for damage.
Make A Good First Impression
In today’s age of consumerism, every buyer is comparative shopping. Make a small
investment in time, money and effort to give your home a solid Advantage over
competing properties. A Clean neat home in need of few or no repairs will sell faster
and at a higher price, than one that is run down. Some of the items below will be part of
a Buyer’s Inspection.
Pay attention to detail now because first impressions count with buyers. You only have
one chance and it starts with what often is referred to as “curb appeal”. Here are some
tips to create a better curb appeal.
Create A Buying Mood
1. Turn on the Interior & Exterior lights
2. Turn on the Air Conditioner or Heater, making the temperture comfortable at
approximately 68 degrees
3. Open the drapes, curtains & shades
4. Light the Fireplace
At The Front Door
5. Clean porch and foyer
6. Ensure doorbell works
7. Repair screen on door
8. Fresh paint or varnish front door. Polish Door Handle until it shines
9. Repair door locks and key access
10. Keep Lawns cut. Reseed and Fertilize where necessary
11. Trim Hedges and Shrubs
12. Weed and Edge Gardens. Remove or Replace dead or diseased plants, shrubs
or trees. Remove grass growing in driveway or walkway cracks
13. Clean driveway and clean up oil spills
14. Plant flowers or have them in pots to brighten walkway
15. Paint or Stain Decks
16. Clean all fencing and make sure it’s secure; replace missing slats or posts
17. Remove broken down cars, campers and boats
18. Clear Gutters & Downspouts
19. Remove Peeling and Chipped Paint. Touch up with fresh coat
20. Remove Moss on Roof
21. Make sure there is good exterior lighting and all walkway lights and front door
22. At night turn on porch lights and outdoor lighting. Buyers often drive by a various
times of the day if they are considering your home to purchase
23. Steam Clean Carpets, Clean Rugs and Wood Flooring
24. Remove any Stains or Odors
25. Repair cracks and holes in ceiling and wallsTouch Up Paint
26. Remove or Replace any attached items, such as chandeliers that you wish to
take with you.
27. Clear Kitchen Counter & Stovetop
28. Organize Pantry so that it appears clean & more spacious
29. Clear Closets of unnecessary clothing
30. Neatly make up beds
31. Clear Halls & Stairs of clutter
32. Store surplus furniture
33. Remove empty boxes & containers
34. Clean out garage
35. Repair leaking taps & toilets
36. Clean Furnace & Filters
37. Tighten Doorknobs & Latches
38. Repair cracked plaster
39. Touch up paint
40. Repair seals around tubs & basins
41. Replace defective light bulbs
42. Oil squeaking doors
43. Repair squeaking floorboards
44. Make sure all fixtures, including heat lamps & exhaust fans are operating
45. Install new Shower Curtain
46. Store supplies like Shampoo bottles, Cleaners & Toilet Paper
47. Make sure all Windows Open & Close easily
49. Replace cracked Windowpanes & those with broken seals
50. Make sure window screens are secure & replace any screens with holes or tears
51. Remove Grout & Soap stains from Tile
52. Replace any missing or cracked Tiles or Grout
53. Clean & Freshen Bathrooms
54. Clean Fridge & Stove In and Out
55. Clean Carpets, Drapes, Window Blinds & around heating vents
56. Clean Washer & Dryer