Pre-Listing Activities

  • Research all comparable currently listed properties.
  • Research & verify legal description.

Marketing The Listing

  • Review comparable listings regularly to ensure property remains competitive.
  • Receive & review all Offer to Purchase contracts submitted by buyers' agents.

The Offer and Contract

  • Counsel seller on offers. Explain merits & weakness of each offer.
  • Negotiate all offers on seller's behalf, set time limit for loan approval & closing.

Tracking the Loan Process

  • Follow loan processing through to the underwriter.
  • Add lender & other vendors to your management program so agents, buyer & seller can track progress of sale.

Home Inspection

  • Coordinate buyer's professional home inspection with seller.
  • Explain seller's responsibilities & interpret any clauses in the contract.

The Appraisal

  • Provide comparable sales used in market pricing to Appraiser.
  • Assist seller in questioning appraisal report if it seems too low.

FULL TEXT: 184 Things Your REALTOR® Does For You!—Kelly Baker Properties

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