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    The Home Selling Process

    Are you planning to sell your home? Regardless if this is your first time as a home
    seller, or maybe you’ve sold many homes, understanding the selling process can
    assure you that things are going smoothly. Successful transactions don’t just
    happen; it takes experience and professionals to navigate from staging to closing.

    Who Are The Experts?

    Real Estate Agent – Before you start, do your homework and find an
    experienced listing agent in your area.
    Escrow Officer – Your escrow officer is a neutral 3rd party, they take the
    terms agreed to by the parties and ensures they are fulfilled properly.

    Timeline For Your Home Sale

    Meeting With Your Agent – Your agent will tour your home and discuss
    your market value (including a comparative market analysis), timing and
    financial goals in order to create a custom plan for selling your home.
    Preparing Your Home For Sale – Typically even a dated home can be
    spruced up with small changes in furniture placement, fresh paint, new
    lighting and/or minor repairs.
    Listing Your House – Once your home is ready for buyers, you will list your
    home and your agent will implement their marketing plan.
    Offers – Once receive offers, you will meet with your agent to review them
    together and determine how to respond.
    Escrow Process For Sellers – The buyers will complete funding
    requirements, obtain an appraisal and home inspection. As the seller you
    will also complete any conditions you’ve agreed to, such as repairs or
    termite work.
    Closing – Once all conditions have been completed, you will close the sale
    and receive the proceeds.

    The sales process is a series of steps that you and your agent will take together.
    Knowing what to expect, and when, can alleviate the uncertainty you might feel
    as a seller.

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