13 things every listing agent should do for you

November 14,2016 Katie Licht 0comments

Any good listing agent will carry out the tasks listed below with diligence and a dedication to your desired outcome. When you’re considering who you want to represent your interests in the sale of your house you should make sure that every candidate offers all of these services – at a minimum.

  1. Create a marketing plan.
  2. Have professional photos taken of the house.
  3. Advise the best ways to stage the house.
  4. Generate a Comparative Market Analysis report to determine the target selling price.
  5. Recommend contractors and vendors to help prepare the home for market.
  6. Connect with our extensive network of buyers to promote the house and the neighborhood.
  7. Coordinate showings with buyer agents and unrepresented buyers.
  8. Host “Broker Opens” to get as many potential buyer agents familiar with the house and to attract buyers.
  9. Communicate market activity to the seller with weekly updates.
  10. Present all offers and advise sellers through the terms of the offer.
  11. Negotiate the highest possible selling price.
  12. Coordinate the purchase process with inspectors, attorneys, appraisers, title company agents and others.
  13. Make the home selling process as easy for the seller as possible.

Call me if you want to discuss ways that you can plan for selling your home. Katie Licht (608) 358-9642.