Selling your home may seem like an intimidating task due to the legalities and emotional side of the transaction. You don’t have to go through the home selling process alone because RL Real Estate Group is here to help you throughout your selling experience. Let’s take a closer look at the six steps to selling a house.

πŸ‘© Find the Right Real Estate Agent

You need a real estate agent who has the knowledge and experience to sell your home as quickly as possible. Finding the right real estate agent is the first step to taking the stress from your shoulders.

real estate agent with for sale sign in front of house

It’s crucial that you find someone who is trustworthy, listens to your needs, and communicates at the highest level. Don’t be afraid to interview several real estate agents before setting your heart on someone. Be sure to ask a lot of questions.

  • How much experience do you have?
  • How do you plan to market my home?
  • How will we communicate on a day-to-day basis?

πŸ“± Contact RL Real Estate

We can help sell your home!
We can help market your home’s listing to reach as many potential buyers as possible. We’ll be with you from the start through the closing and beyond! ☎️ Call us at 605-212-8431. πŸ“± You can also text us!

πŸ›‹οΈ Staging Your Home for Buyers

You can make your house more appealing to potential home buyers by removing your personal belongings, collections, and photographs when staging. Remove anything that could make the property seem cluttered or cramped.

staged kitchen with oranges on counter

Homes on the market that have less furniture may look more spacious and can bring in additional buyers. Choose neutral colors, organize closets, and make sure your kitchen is the highlight of the home. Start with curb appeal and make them want to see what’s on the inside.

πŸ’² Set the Right Asking Price

Start by getting a home valuation using our free calculator. We can then provide a comprehensive report to help determine the value of your property using current market trends, information about the area, and details about the house to give an accurate home value that is used to set the asking price.

man holdng magnifying glass over home

Remember that the asking price is what you want to receive, and the selling price is what a buyer is willing to pay. You want those two amounts to be as close as possible.

🀝 Accepting an Offer

It’s common to receive an offer that is 5-10% lower than your asking price, but you can always counter with your listing price. Someone who is engaged with the property may want to negotiate.

keys, pen, calculator, purchase agreement

You may even get a few people bidding on your home and can decide on the best offer. Your real estate agent can advise you on specific strategies that may make your situation better.

πŸ•΅οΈβ€β™€οΈ After You Accept an Offer

The buyer will have the opportunity to have an inspection within 7-10 days after their offer gets accepted. If everything goes well, they will have an appraisal.

example of staged living room

If the appraisal comes in at the value of the purchase agreement and there are no repairs need, you just need to get your items out for closing. Be sure to transfer utilities, water, electricity, subscriptions, cable, and anything else out of your name.

🏦 What to Expect on Closing Day

On this day, the title of your home will be transferred to the new owner. You will sign closing documents, payoff any mortgages, and receive your sales proceeds. You will move out of the home unless your contract has different provisions that allow for a delayed move-out date.

for sale sign with sold sticker

 

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6 Steps to Selling a House [2019]
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6 Steps to Selling a House [2019]
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From finding a real estate agent to closing day, check out these six steps to selling a house that will help you feel more confident about the process.
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