Services - Seller Representation
Tips for Sellers from Putting Your Home on the Market to Closing
10 Things to Expect from Your REALTOR:
- Advise on Preparing Your Home for Sale
- Complete a Home Value Analysis
- Provide Representation
- Market the Home
- Supply Security through the Electronic Lockbox System
- Guide Your During Negotiations
- Keep the Transaction on Track from U/C to Closing
- Adhere to the REALTOR Code of Ethics
- Have Local Knowledge of Market and Community
- Provide Vendor/Home Services Recommendations
Tips to help you sell your home:
- Be prepared with questions for your REALTOR
- Mow the lawn
- Neutralize the appearance and smell of the home
- Fix anything that might need attention
- Take photos of your favorite aspects of the house
- Remove fixtures you want to keep
- Make a list of things you love about your property and give it to your REALTOR
Phases of the Selling Process and Why It Is Important to Use a REALTOR:
Choosing your real estate professional is, perhaps, the most important decision you will make when selling your property. We believe the more you look around, the more you will see the value of working with us.
At ERA Dawson Bradford Co., REALTORS and Dawson Commercial Brokers we know what it takes to sell your home or commercial investment. Serving the Greater Bangor area, Penobscot, Piscatiquis, and Hancock Counties in Eastern and Central Maine, we give your home extensive exposure not offered by anyone else. ERA Dawson Bradford dominates the internet for the real estate industry throughout the region and can provide weekly updates of web hits. When listing your home with ERA Dawson Bradford, you receive:
Comparative Market Analysis: Every house we market is provided with a comparative market analysis. This analysis insures that your house is priced properly when it is initially placed on the market. This step is critical to maximizing the marketing exposure your home receives in the early stages of advertising and insures that you receive the most value in the shortest amount of time.
Your home has exposure on the internet: www.ERADawson.com, www.ERA.com, www.REALTOR.com, www.Trulia.com, www.Zillow.com, www.OpenHouse.com, www.BangorDailyNews.com, www.theMaineEdge.com, www.MaineListings.com, and so much more.
Television & Print advertising: No real estate company dominates the air waves and print press like ERA Dawson Bradford. We market your home in every outlet available.
Other unique marketing concepts: including the ERA Gold Star Program, the Home Warranty Program, and the Seller Security Plan - "We will sell your house, or ERA will buy it!" - and so much more all to help your home sell for the highest price in the shortest amount of time.
In-House Mortgage Representative: ERA Dawson Bradford provides a full time (24 hours a day, 7 days a week) Mortgage Rep., Paula Layden, who has the tools and knowledge of ERA to quickly qualify buyers for your house. (207) 947-6788.
In House Settlement Representative: Deb Whitman provides full time closing services in house. (207) 947-6788.
In House Insurance Representative: Dawson Insurance Agency's team of insurance agents can provide you with a quote on not only your homeowner's insurance, but also auto, health, marine, and more. www.dawsoninsuranceme.com.
Negotiating and Closing: Your REALTOR represents you throughout the negotiation of the offer and the transaction as it progresses to closing. Every detail is monitored for your benefit to insure a smooth closing so that you can move on to your next step.
Customer Satisfaction: Every customer and client that completes a sale with an ERA Dawson Bradford Realtor receives a customer satisfaction email. We ask that you kindly complete the survey so that we can learn how to best serve you and future clients.
Any questions that you may have, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to helping you with your real estate needs.