Why You Should List With Marcia Todd

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If you’ve been thinking about selling your home, but wanted to wait to list it until the housing market recovered, you’re in luck. Home sales are up, and buyers are chomping at the bit to purchase a great home that fits their needs - Perhaps one just like yours!

I’ve enclosed a one-page flyer brimming with current statistics about recent home sales and reasons that sellers put their homes on the market. Whether you wish to upsize to a larger home, downsize to a smaller one or live in a new neighborhood or area, now is a great time to sell!

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Why You Should List With Marcia Todd

  1. 1. The REALTOR Difference
  2. 2. I am your partner I wish to be your partner for your home selling and/or buying needs. I will spend time identifying your wants and needs while educating you about today’s real estate market. If you are selling your home, I will work with you to put together a detailed marketing plan so that we can price properly and market to the right buyers. As a buyer, I will investigate areas and provide you with everything you need to make a great buying decision. My clients are like family and our relationship will last beyond the closing table.
  3. 3. Prepare pre-listing packet and deliver…………………………………………37 minutes Prepare comparative market analysis…………………………………….……59 minutes Study and analyze market data……………………………………………..….30 minutes Drive by comparable properties……………………………………………… 34 minutes Prepare personalized market program……………………………………….. .66 minutes Travel to appointment …………………………………………………………30 minutes Appointment time…………………………………………………………….. 90 minutes Complete listing data and contracts………………………………………….. 32 minutes Input listing in multiple listing database………………………..…………….. 25 minutes Input and launch marketing plan … …………………………………………..94 minutes Install sign, lockbox, take photos, measure property……………………….... 52 minutes Create marketing ads and home brochure…….……………………………… 90 minutes Design and prepare "Just Listed" postcards…………………………………... 22 minutes Prepare visual tour and post to all major sites ………..…………………….... 61 minutes Prepare and create internet ad………………………………………………… 20 minutes Prepare mailing labels and process "Just Listed" postcards………….………. 85 minutes Contact top agents with new listing information……………………………... 90 minutes There’s a lot to Do!
  4. 4. Pick up Sellers' disclosure and take out brochures………………………….... 24 minutes Research mortgage information ……………………………………………....17 minutes Prepare and set up co-op instruction and log ……………..…………………...18 minutes Place and proof weekly online ads …..…………………..…………………...135 minutes Prepare biweekly Homes Magazine ad ………………………………………..57 minutes Prepare monthly Homes & Land Magazine………………………………….. 25 minutes Proof ad and process corrections…………………………………………….... 20 minutes Prepare and deliver showing basket…………………………………………... 53 minutes Marketing/staging walking homes tour ….……………………………………25 minutes Reprint and restock flyers……………………………………………….……. 44 minutes Check signs and property weekly ………………………….………………….80 minutes Order and review preliminary title work……………….…………………….. 45 minutes If problems- research and correct…………….………………………………. 25 minutes Research land variances on acreage lot size…………… …………………… 60 minutes Feedback from showing (averages 5 attempts per showing)……………….. 518 minutes Prepare and log feedback responses…………………………………………. 37 minutes Update social networking sites weekly with property info………...…...……. 31 minutes Prepare Sellers' weekly report………………….…………………………….. 88 minutes Call Sellers weekly with update……………………………………………… 60 minutes And…
  5. 5. Additional consulting calls with Seller…………………….…………………. 30 minutes Reverse prospect for buyers weekly in MLS ………………………………… 61 minutes Set up co-ops for showing home……………….…………………………….. 30 minutes Launch marketing plan for an open house……………………………………. 32 minutes Hold open house ………………………………………….………………….180 minutes Follow up with open house guests (prepare and mail cards)….……………… 75 minutes Set up Realtors' luncheon ………………………….………………………….34 minutes Design Realtors ' luncheon flyer ……..………………………………………...52 minute Host luncheon ………………………………………………………………...180 minutes Prepare comparative market analysis for 30-day research ……………..…….124 minutes If needed, re-appraise property condition ……….…………………………….47 minutes Get bids for repair work as needed ………………….………………………..182 minutes Review bids, present to Seller………………………..……………………….. 60 minutes Meet workers as needed …………………………….………………………..180 minutes Remake and reissue flyers……………………….…………………………… 83 minutes Tour competitive properties and compare pricing …………………………… 50 minutes Review offers :………………………………….……………………………. 60 minutes And…
  6. 6. Prepare Seller's net sheet. ……………………………………………………..26 minutes Present offers .…………………………………..……………………………..60 minutes Negotiate contract ……………………………………………………………..90 minutes Review and create negotiation strategy………………………………………. 33 minutes Discuss home inspection issues with all parties ……………………………… 42 minutes Follow up on mortgage and inspection contingencies ……...……………….. 31 minutes Finalize offer………………………………………………………………….. 63 minutes Complete contract review and collect signed contracts…...….………………. 60 minutes Verify closing time and date with all parties …………………………………. 20 minutes Verify smoke and carbon certificates are collected ………………………….. 10 minutes Total minutes worked on an average (non-distressed) listing = 4,200 minutes How much does your attorney, doctor, mechanic, or plumber charge per hour? My marketing fee stays the same no matter how much time, effort, or marketing dollars I put into reaching our goal of SOLD. Can you see how this fixed rate compensation program works to your benefit? And…
  7. 7. Why Choose ME and MY TEAM?
  8. 8. When an inquiry comes into the office on your home, it will go to ME and MY TEAM since we are the most qualified to answer any questions for potential buyers. Sign and Ad Calls…
  9. 9. Those important inquiries go to any agent that answers the phone resulting in several concerns: -How qualified is that agent? - Does that agent have another listing they would rather sell? You will never have these concerns at Atlanta Communities! At Some Firms
  10. 10. • This property transaction is controlled by you and I. •At other firms the manager decides where the property will be marketed and how often it will be showcased in advertising. •This is not the case at Atlanta Communities. Your Destiny
  11. 11. Atlanta Communities has the very best agents! My team will be notified once your home is on the market. There’s a good chance someone at Atlanta Communities will Sell It! Caliber of My Team
  12. 12. I believe that we are all the average of the people we surround ourselves with. I am committed to growing a lifelong career in a business which is sometimes challenging and there is nothing more important than being surrounded by other committed agents. I’m Surrounded By The Best
  13. 13. What My Design Team Can Do…
  14. 14. Pretty Awesome We Have Some Other
  15. 15. I can provide monthly reports to show buyer traffic!! Realtor.com Showcase Listing
  16. 16. Your home and open house invitations will be featured on all the social network sites Unique Social Networking Campaign
  17. 17. You may wonder about the alphabet-soup acronyms that real estate agents use after their names. What do they mean? Designations
  18. 18. Nothing contributes to success more than professional education. Through countless continuing education classes I have achieved many of the designation courses which separates me from other real estate agents The Key To Success
  19. 19. When I spend time talking about all of the things Atlanta Communities and I can offer, I find it just as important to talk about what I am not. One Thing I am Not
  20. 20. At some firms the agents get compensated residual income for recruiting agents to the company. Here’s the problem… I’m Not A Profit Sharing Firm
  21. 21. Does that agent care more about getting you the best price OR recruiting the buyer agent to their down line? Do you see the conflict? When An Offer Comes In
  22. 22. We continue to remain in the forefront in the real estate industry remains committed to online web exposure, educating agents, and the best technology available. As well, they continue to have the greatest share of voice in the Atlanta area. While other firms have cut back or even eliminated advertising budgets we continue to realize that to remain dominant and to give our sellers the best exposure possible an advertising and brand campaign is not optional…it is absolutely necessary. We Remain Committed
  23. 23. For an unbiased opinion of the type of service I provide, I will gladly provide you with contact information for past clients. They are my biggest advocates. Let them explain why we are…. One of the fastest growing Real Estate Brokerages in the Atlanta Area! Thank You!

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