Twin Cities Home Seller ChecklistWhen we represent a seller, we have your best interests at heart. Whether you’re selling a $100,000 home or a $10 million home, you will get our full attention, 24/7 availability, top notch staging advice, professional marketing, tough negotiating skills , and amazing photographers as well as our expert and honest advice. We believe it’s our job to not only sell your home for the highest price, but to do so quickly with as little stress and interruption in your life as possible. We go above and beyond for every seller from using our own furniture to stage your house when needed, arranging for our contractors to do repairs during the inspection period, to helping you find professional packers and movers. Still need more proof that we’re really good at what we do? Read reviews on us on Yelp, Zillow, and Trulia.
If you’re interested in working with us, this checklist contains and overview of the steps we will follow together from A to Z to sell your home for top dollar. Second, send us an email so we can set up a time to for us to conduct a free market analysis of your home. Third, check out the estimate of seller’s closing costs which is the approximate amount of fees you will need to pay out of the sales price to sell your home.
Lastly, when you work with us, we will educate you throughout the process using our expert knowledge as well as our website info below to explain each step of the transaction. We promise, you’ll be in good hands.
Step 1: Hire a Realtor (Items you need ready before putting your home on the market)
Step 2: You’ve Hired a REALTOR. Now What?
Step 3: Time to Declutter and Stage
Step 4: Conduct a Pre-Market Inspection (and/or TISH report)
Step 5: PRE-SELLING HOME REPAIR SUGGESTIONS & review the HUD document 4150.2 PROPERTY ANALYSIS to understand the condition requirements of many loans
Step 6: Deep Clean
Step 7: Professional Photography
Step 8: I’ll Pre-Market Your Home (sign)
Step 9: Choose a Title Company
Step 10: My Property is Live in the MLS. Now What?
Step 11: Your Home Featured EVERYWHERE Online!
Step 12: Time for Showings
Step 13: The First Week Your Home Is On the Market
Step 14: We’ve Received an Offer! Time to Review.
Step 15: We Couldn’t Come to An Agreement (this step may not apply to your transaction) HOA condo documents (only applies to buyers who are purchasing condos)
Step 16: We Have an Accepted Offer. Now what?
Step 17: The Home Inspection/ What is the inspection period?
Step 18: Title Company
Step 19: The Appraisal
Step 20: We Couldn’t Come to An Agreement/The Purchase Fell Through (Hopefully this will NOT apply to you!)
Step 21: Schedule the closing on your calendar
Step 22: Hire movers and start packing
Step 23: Schedule Your Utilities To End
Step 24: Hire a Cleaning Person
Step 25: Verify any/all agreed repairs are complete
Step 26: Mortgage Approval and Clear to Close
Step 27: The Final Walk Through
Step 28: Closing Day
Sep 29: Cancel or Transfer Your Homeowner’s Insurance
Step 29: Review Me
See also: Seller Resource Docs & Twin Cities Home Seller FAQs