Home Selling Stages

Home Team Realty has designed a unique stage by stage home buying and selling process to keep you informed and engaged at every step. The process ensures professional service where no detail is overlooked and every client need is addressed. 

Here is a brief outline of the Home Selling Stages. This information is not designed to replace us walking you through the process, but rather to give you an orientation to what is ahead. 

Stage Two: Comparative Market Analysis

  •  Receive Stage Two Home Selling Guide

            - Comparative Market Analysis for your Home

            - Suggested Price for your Home

            - Home Price Determination Factors

  • The Home Team presents CMA and recommended price range
  • Review and sign listing agreement
  • Decide listing date and open house dates

Stage One: Home Tour  

  • Receive Stage One Home Team Guide

            - Seller Ad visory and Real Estate Disclosure

            - Meet your Home Team  

           - Client Reference List 

           - Home Team Listing Package 

          - Home Selling Expenses  

          - Essential Home Selling Websites 

  • Meet with The Home Team at your home 
  • Tour your home, discuss property details, and your selling goals 
  • Review Home Team Listing Package 

Stage Four: First Week On Market

  • Receive Stage Four Home Selling Guide

            - Protecting your Valuables during Showings and Open Houses

            - Final Touches Before a Showing  

            - How to Handle Showing Requests

  • Schedule and prepare for showings
  • First Tuesday - Broker’s Open House
  • First Sunday – Public Open House (if desired)

Stage Three: Pre-Market Activities

  • Receive Stage Three Home Selling Guide

             - Inexpensive Staging Tricks

            - Small Investments that Can Reap Large Rewards

            - Easy Repairs and Maintenance Before Your Home Inspection

  • Fill in disclosures and property inventory and return them to The Home Team
  • Prepare home for market • Rexamine final list price
  • Final walkthrough with The Home Team before market date
  • Review and approve RMLS listing and all 

Stage Six: Incoming Offer

  • Receive Stage Six Home Selling Guide

            - Negotiating Real Estate Contracts

            - Accepting the Right Offer

  • Review offer(s) with listing agent
  • Respond to offer(s) with an acceptance, counter offer, or rejection

Stage Five: Ongoing Marketing (if necessary) 

  •  Receive Stage Five Home Selling Guide

            - Your Neighborhood Market Update

            - Updated Comparative Market Analysis

            - Suggested Marketing Adjustments

  • Listen to feedback from showings
  • Make suggested adjustments to marketing and price if necessary ·

Stage Eight: Appraisal

  • Receive Stage Eight Home Selling Guide

            - How an Appraisal can Affect Your Sale

  • Prepare home for appraisal
  • Negotiate any repairs or price adjustments required by appraisal
  • Complete any repairs that have been agreed upon

Stage Seven: Home Inspection Period

  •  Receive Stage Seven Home Selling Guide

            - Preparing the Home for an Inspection

           - Negotiating Home Repairs and Credits

  • Prepare the home for inspections
  • Negotiate buyer’s repair and credit requests
  • Obtain bids for any work that will be done

Stage Nine: Closing

  • Receive Stage Nine Home Selling Guide  

            - Home Team Moving Guide

           - Portland Utility Company Information

          - Preparing Your Home for Transfer of Possession

  • Prepare for your move
  • Sign closing documents
  • Closing
  • Transfer keys and possession to buyer 

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