TIPS FOR A GOOD SHOWING: Feel free to add your own – offer to give them a checklist. Buyers today want a home that is ready to move in to. In good condition. Clean Every Room Turn on All Lights Open All Drapes, Shades and Blinds Turn on Air Conditioner or Light Fireplace Turn TV and Radio Off Take the Pets for a Walk Maintain a Low Profile Clean Closets Clean and Repair Entrance Organize Basement, Attic and Garage Get rid of excess stuff now, in order to reduce clutter for showing. FEEL FREE TO ADD YOUR OWN TIPS
A good marketing plan starts with pricing it right
Ask your client – do they think there is value for them in the marketing of their home on the #1 ranked real estate web site among agencies. Other sites have listings, but no one else spends as much to advertise to bring buyers to the site.
Attracts millions of buyers.
To paste a picture of your web site here: Open your website. Press your [Prt Scn] button on your keyboard. Come back to this slide, click Paste (or right-click > paste). Crop and re-size, as needed. (Using the picture toolbar) ALSO – Give good reasons why they should know about your website – it is not enough to just brag that you have one.
You and your property listings have internet presence at the regional level as well.
Mention other ways you may be using the Internet for marketing properties – such as Realtor.com. If you do not offer additional Web Site marketing, delete this slide.
Feel free to add your own tips for home showing. Let them know you will give them a checklist.
How is this important to your client? Keeping RE/MAX at top-of-mind to the consumer means they think about going to remax.com when they want to search for property – and you will be marketing their home at remax.com!
Explaining the current inventory measured in months may help with setting a realistic price. Rule of thumb is after 20 showings or 30 days and no offers, you need to adjust the price. (Realty Times, 9/11/06, Mark Nash)
MARKETING EXTRAS Home Warranty Plan Homes sell faster and for a higher price than homes without a home warranty. * A home warranty plan “reduces your liability after the sale.” You can provide the buyer up to one year of coverage on critical items ...
Range / Oven
This makes a pre-owned home seem “Newer”
A difference maker when they are considering several similar homes
Home Warranty Plan * Averages are based on a survey of 11,332 random listing among real estate professionals throughout the United States. Methodology and findings verified by Flaspohler Rose Quantitative Research, Inc., an independent market research company. Survey results are available on request.
A home with a warranty offers the following advantages
Better chance of selling, sell faster and for more money
Appealing marketing advantage
Protection from costly unanticipated repairs
Investment Protection from post-sales disputes
Statistics have shown that homes with warranties have a significant reduction in selling time and can sell for 2.2% more .