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20 Reasons to hire a professional to sell your home

Ever question if a Real Estate Agent earns their commission? Think you could sell your home on your own and save money on commission? Below are 20 reasons that not only should you use a real estate professional to sell your home, but why you should be happy to pay them a commission to do so.

As real estate agents we:

  1. Advocate for you during the entire home selling process
  2. Take time to uncover your goals, objectives, and concerns
  3. Research homes in the area and prepare a competitive market analysis
  4. Provide comps and suggestions on asking price
  5. Help with decluttering while advising on home repairs or upgrades
  6. Hire a professional real estate photographer
  7. Craft a thoughtful, compelling property description
  8. Place your home on the agent only database(MLS) and hundreds of public real estate sites like Zillow
  9. Market the property by providing signage and using print and digital marketing strategies
  10. Host open houses at your request
  11. Manage and coordinate all showing requests with your schedule
  12. Qualify any potential buyers
  13. Negotiate offers on your behalf with buyer agents
  14. Assist with various financial aspects of the home sale
  15. Provide oversight and follow up related to property inspections and repairs
  16. Assist with gathering essential property documents
  17. Manage all dates and deadlines related to the contract
  18. Monitor buyer’s loan status leading up to closing
  19. Work directly with the title company to ensure the accuracy of all closing procedures
  20. Present at closing to ensure all your interests are protected

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