I Know How to Put A Spotlight On Your Home


hen it comes time to list your home, we need to make every effort to bring Buyers in and then impress them upon visit. I will work with you every step of the way just as the following Step-By-Step guide describes. Make sure to contact me to put this plan into effective action!

1st Step - Listing Appointment

Meet with your preferred Realtor at your home so they can see the home firsthand, just as a prospective buyer would. They should bring along comparative information to provide you an idea of what your home is worth in the current market. The Realtor will also use this time to better understand what your Real Estate goals and expectations are. Ask any questions you may have.

2nd Step - Home Preparation

You will want to declutter and tidy up as much as possible. The goal is for Buyers to be able to walk into the home and move about freely and see the potential of the space as their own. I will work with you to ensure that your home shows as best as it possibly can!

3rd Step - Listing Contract

I will send this when we are ready to list. Much of which the Listing Contract involves is covered in this step-by-step email. But the 3 most important components are:

  • Timeframe of the Listing: Typically, a listing runs for 6-12 months.
  • Listing Price: This will be the price that we have agreed to as a team and can be re-visited and adjusted based on the market's reception to the listing.
  • Commission: The Seller (you) is responsible for paying out both the Listing Agent and the Buyers Agent commission. The commission is reflected as a percentage of the final sale price that we will agree to prior to signing a Listing Contract.

4th Step - Media

About a week before we go live with the listing, my media team will come by to take photos/video and room measurements. I will be there with them the entire time. This should take about 2-3 hours.

5th Step - Showings

Once we go live, we will most likely provide Open House availability, as well as Private Viewing availability. So please allow that access as much as you can.

6th Step - Offer Negotiation

When we receive an offer, we will discuss the details and decide whether we want to accept it as is, counter it, or leave it. I am obligated to present all offers (good and bad), so we will discuss all offers together and decide the best course of action.

7th Step - Offer Acceptance

Congratulations! You have a pending sale (Accepted Offer) if the Buyers have Subjects within their offer BUT if they did NOT include Subjects - your home is now Sold and you can proceed to the 9th Step! 

8th Step - Subject Removal

In most cases, Buyers will include Subjects (Conditions) in their purchase contract. They will use the Subject Removal period (typically 7-10 days) to appease these conditions. Common Subjects are their confirmation of Financing, a home Inspection, Title review, Property Disclosure Statement (PDS) review, confirmation they can obtain home Insurance, and Strata Document review.

9th Step - Deposit

Once the Buyer has appeased their Subjects OR had their offer accepted that did not include any Subjects - they need to provide a Deposit within 24 hours to confirm they are purchasing the home. Once deposit is provided - your home is effectively SOLD!

10th Step - Completion & Move out

To give you time to find a new home, you actually won't give possession to your home for approx 2-3 months. At the time of completion, you will go to your lawyer's office and they will complete the transaction and registration for you. I will then receive all of your keys/fobs/openers for the home to provide to the Buyers.

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