Successfully Proven Strategies To Get Your Property SOLD - Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors

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1 Make appointment with seller for listing presentation √
2 Send seller a written or e-mail confirmation of listing appointment and call to confirm √
3 Review pre-appointment questions √
4 Research all comparable currently listed properties √
5 Research sales activity for past 18 months from MLS and public records databases √
6 Research "Average Days on Market" for this property of this type, price range and location √
7 Download and review property tax roll information √
8 Prepare "Comparable Market Analysis" (CMA) to establish fair market value √
9 Obtain copy of subdivision plat/complex lay-out √
10 Research property's ownership & deed type √
11 Research property's public record information for lot size and dimensions √
12 Research and verify legal description √
13 Research property's land use coding and deed restrictions √
14 Research property's current use and zoning √
15 Verify legal names of owner(s) in county's public property records √
16 Prepare listing proposal package with above materials and Tempo™ information √
17 Perform exterior "Curb Appeal Assessment" of subject property √
18 Compile and assemble formal file on property √
19 Confirm current public schools and explain impact of schools on market value √
20 Review listing appointment checklist to ensure all steps and actions have been completed √
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21 Explain different agency relationships and determine seller’s preference √
22 Give seller an overview of current market conditions and projections √
23 Review agent's and company's credentials and accomplishments in the market √
24 Present company's profile and position or "niche" in the marketplace √
25 Present CMA Results To Seller, including Comparables, Solds, Current Listings & Expireds √
26 Offer pricing strategy based on professional judgment and interpretation of current market conditions √
27 Discuss goals with seller to market effectively √
28 Explain market power and benefits of Multiple Listing Service √
29 Explain market power of GaryGreene.com, Yahoo.com, Prudential.com, HAR.com, Realtor.com, KHOU.com, houstongarygreene.com, msn.houseandhome.com, WorldProperties.com, Homestore.com, aol.com, and other web sites around the world √
30 Explain the work the brokerage and agent do "behind the scenes"
and agent's availability on weekends √
31 Explain agent's role in taking calls to screen for qualified buyers and protect seller from curiosity seekers √
32 Present and discuss master marketing plan √
33 Present and discuss the advantages the E-Leads Department plays in quick response to Internet leads. √
34 Explain benefits of exclusive Gold Medallion Program √
35 Review and explain all clauses in Listing Contract & Addendum and obtain seller's signature √


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36 Review current title information √
37 Measure overall and heated square footage √
38 Measure interior room sizes √
39 Confirm lot size via owner's copy of certified survey, if available √
40 Note any and all unrecorded property lines, agreements, easements √
41 Obtain house plans, if applicable and available √
42 Review house plans and make copy √
43 Order plat map info for retention in property's listing file and to enter into MLS. √
44 Prepare showing instructions for buyers' agents and agree on showing time window with seller √
45 Obtain current mortgage loan(s) information: companies and & loan account numbers √
46 Verify current loan information with lender(s) √
47 Check assumability of loan(s) and any special requirements √
48 Discuss possible buyer financing alternatives and options with seller √
49 Review current appraisal if available √
50 Identify Home Owner Association manager if applicable √
51 Verify Home Owner Association Fees with manager - mandatory or optiona

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Successfully Proven Strategies To Get Your Property SOLD - Prudential Gary Greene, Realtors

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  7. 7. This is merely a summary of the tools we put to work in selling your home. For more information or to receive a free Home Price Evaluation, please contact me at your earliest convenience. ®2009. An independently owned and operated member of The Prudential Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Prudential is a registered trademark of The Prudential Insurance Company of America. Used under license. Equal Housing Opportunity. 8

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