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5-Step Home Seller’s Guide

Are you getting ready to sell? This 5-minute read will get you started on the right foot, offering the expertise of our real estate elite in an easily digestible digital home seller's guide. We break each step of the process down into basics so you can:

 

- Avoid losing money

- Ask the right questions

- Understand the lingo

- Close efficiently

Here’s what you can expect to learn:

 

1. Preparation

Is your home prepared to sell? Don’t waste a minute researching how it should be prepared. We’re breaking down the ten basics of home preparation to help get you get the maximum financial return on  the investment you’ve made in your home. You’ll also learn how to get a jump start on reports and inspections to save time later in the process.

 

2. Going to market

Once your home is on the market, it’s important you know how to deal with purchase offers, especially in regard to vetting the buyer’s ability to obtain the appropriate financing. Learn the right questions to ask to ensure your time isn’t wasted.

 

3. Negotiating offers, Working through buyer contingencies

It’s important to bring experience to the table when entering into a Residential Purchase Agreement (RPA). Learn how to read the contract and how to work with and negotiate through buyer contingencies.

 

4. Escrow

The escrow process can be drastically expedited when all parties preemptively understand the process and the duties that are expected from the escrow officer.  You’ll read about standard escrow practices, what precautions to take against fraud and expectations for compliance with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

 

5. Closing

Learn the eight tasks that need to be checked off prior to closing so you can effectively and confidently move on to the next chapter of your life.

 

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