Seven Steps to Selling your Home

a guide to help sellers make the correct choices when it comes to putting their home on the market.

Seven Steps to Selling your Home Close
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Seven Steps to Selling Your Home

Step 1: Meet with us.

  • Help us understand what is important to you
  • Review the completed Sellers’ Homework and gather additional information
  • Review our home marketing approach
  • Review our pricing analysis
  • Understand and execute the listing documents

Step 2: Decide how you want to go about selling your home.

Step 3: Prepare to sell you home.

  • Prepare your home for sale - repair, stage, clean
  • Establish the asking price
  • Fine tune the marketing plan

Step 4: Market your Portland home.

  • Market directly to buyers and to Realtors representing buyers
  • Show and sell your home
  • Respond to market feedback

Step 5: Respond to purchase offers.

  • Key terms and conditions:
    • Purchase price, earnest money deposit, total down payment and financing
    • Personal property included and fixtures excluded
    • Inspections and inspection period
    • Closing and possession dates
    • Other conditions
  • Offer, Seller’s Counter-Offer, Buyer’s Counter-Offer
  • Disclosures and disclosure objection period

Step 6: Manage the sale through the closing process.

Step 7: Move!