The Listing Advantage Inspect BEFORE you List the Home for Sale
<ul><li>Inspect the property before others preview the home </li></ul><ul><li>Allows the seller to know the current condition and plan their response </li></ul><ul><li>Have a written and pictorial report to present to prospective buyers </li></ul><ul><li>Have extra time to make the repairs you decide are important to address </li></ul>
<ul><li>Save money because you have time to find dependable and qualified contractors </li></ul><ul><li>Make more money because your property’s condition is known in advance </li></ul><ul><li>Less time on the market because you stand out from the crowd </li></ul>
Seller’s Advantage The Inspect-It 1 st Report provides the opportunity to be aware of potential defects and permits more time for the homeowner to perform or contract for the appropriate repairs with the right trades people.
Top Reasons the Seller should have a Pre-Listing Home Inspection <ul><li>The seller is more informed and can adjust list price of the home based on the repairs that were made before listing his/her home. </li></ul><ul><li>The seller saves money by having the time and property repair items completed using contractors of his/her choice. </li></ul><ul><li>The seller maintains control of the repairs as the buyer’s demands are met within a limited time before closing, usually within a few weeks. </li></ul>
Top Reasons the Seller should have a Pre-Listing Home Inspection (cont.) <ul><li>The buyer doesn’t walk away at closing because repairs are not finished or the buyer cannot move in because of unfinished repairs. </li></ul><ul><li>Negotiations don’t occur at closing due to unrepaired items creating escrow accounts and money left with the closing attorney for a period of time. </li></ul>
Top Reasons the Seller should have a Pre-Listing Home Inspection (cont.) <ul><li>The seller’s time and attention is focused on the new home he is moving to and the details it requires. The buyer is “in charge” of the seller’s time and money. </li></ul><ul><li>The sale of the home is usually quicker and less contentious when a home inspection is done by the seller and repairs are made before the home is listed. </li></ul>
Top Reasons the Seller should have a Pre-Listing Home Inspection (cont.) <ul><li>Everyone gets a better deal when the inspection is done before the buyer starts to take control of the entire transaction. Even if the buyer pays for a second inspection, the major items are completed. </li></ul>
Buyer’s Advantage Buyers will be better informed about the property, have less anxiety about the buying process and minimize buyer’s remorse since they will know what they are purchasing.
Real Estate Professional’s Advantage <ul><li>A Pre-Listing Inspection has demonstrated the potential to reduce listing time, minimize price negotiations and limit potential litigation. </li></ul><ul><li>This could result in more sales and an advantage compared to other properties the buyer may be considering. </li></ul>
Listing Inspections with a Difference! More interest, more traffic, better offers, less market time, less advertising and more referrals for you, the agent. The key is in the execution of the following steps:
Step 1 Our free “Pre-Inspected” sign creates more interest and more traffic in your listings, and elevates your listing above the competition.
Step 2 Have your inspection report available on the kitchen counter with receipts for repairs stapled on top. This enhances buyer confidence and gives the showing agents a great sales tool through detailed knowledge of the condition of this property.
Step 3 Our Seller Tips Sheets, provided to the sellers, helps prompt the seller to make needed improvements to the condition of the property, thus elevating your listings above the competition.
Step 4 Combined, these elements have a powerful effect and can cut the amount of time on the market which means less advertising and fewer showings for you and therefore, greater profitability.
Step 5 All of this translates to fewer showings for the sellers prior to the sale which results in greater satisfaction and more referrals .