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Why use a Realtor?

The level of detail in buying or selling a home is mind-boggling. But attending to all of them while staying abreast of industry regulations, compliance, local market knowledge, product knowledge, technology and finance is exactly what a real estate professional is trained to do. And a truly great Realtor will make it all look easy. Browse over  the “61 Things”  below, or better yet, watch the 70 second video on all the things a real estate professional does for you.

 

 

 

View the 70 second "Post-It Notes" video

on why to consider a real estate professional

Take a look at the 61 things a real estate
professional does for you:

For Sellers...

  • Coordinate listing presentation
  • Research comparable properties
  • Offer pricing strategy assistance
  • Review closing costs
  • Verify property details: lot size, utilities etc...
  • Verify current loan information
  • Complete seller's disclosure form
  • Enter the listing into the MLS
  • Add property to brokerage/agent website
  • Create single property website
  • Install yard sign and lockbox
  • Communicate with HOA manager (as applicable)
  • Help stage for showing and photos
  • Suggest curb appeal enhancements
  • Hire and coordinate with a photographer
  • Orchestrate online and print marketing
  • Schedule open houses
  • Request feedback from buyer's agents
  • Coordinate price changes
  • Receive and deliver offers
  • Evaluate offers with sellers
  • Confirm buyer's pre-approval
  • Negotiate counteroffers
  • Communicate with buyer's agent/broker
  • Change listing status to pending
  • Obtain copies of repair bills as needed
  • Arrange appraisal
  • Keep up with changing laws
  • Meet continued education requirements
  • Maintain your web presence
  • Answer online inquiries
  • Engage on social media
  • Return missed phone calls
  • Prospect for new clients
  • Write blog posts

For Buyers...

  • Coordinate buyer interviews
  • Recommend mortgage specialists
  • Confirm pre-approval
  • Schedule home tours
  • Draft and submit offers
  • Deliver earnest money to escrow account
  • Get and explain disclosures
  • Meet with the home inspector
  • Order septic and mold inspections as needed
  • Review inspection results with buyers
  • Negotiate repairs
  • Negotiate contract terms
  • Negotiate counter offers
  • Track the loan process
  • Relay approval to seller's agent
  • Schedule appraisal
  • To close a sale...
  • Schedule and attend the final walkthrough
  • Compile and review closing documents
  • Verify title insurance
  • Verify home warranty
  • Move earnest money from escrow account to closing agent
  • Verify transfer of keys
  • Close out the listing on the MLS
  • Take listing off broker/agent website

Kim Stephens, Broker/Associate

GRI, E-PRO, SRES

RE/MAX Alliance Group

1314-B East Venice Avenue

Venice, FL 34285

Direct: 941-321-6858

kim@homesofvenice.com

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