Process for Selling Your Home In Northeast Florida

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Selling Process for Your Home in Northeast Florida

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty has over 22 years in the business, right here in Northeast Florida. Many of our realtors have 22+ years in real estate, have been leaders in other industries, or are making the choice to move into the industry after completing their college degree.

We have the best, most educated real estate professionals in the industry; we've consistently performed for over 20 years as a Gibraltar Circle Award recipient - representing the Top 1% of real estate franchises globally. Trust one of the most important decisions you'll make with us.

Selling your home involves many steps, from consultation to pricing, marketing to escrow. Your Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Locations agent has many resources and a high level of expertise to bring to this process, which will be tailored to fit the characteristics of your property.

    1. Find a Real Estate Agent

      Interview a few listing agents and find one you're comfortable with. A good agent can be the difference between a smooth sale and a stressful one.  See how Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty Agents stack up.

    2. Develop a Home-Selling Plan

      It's important to set clear goals and decide at the outset how involved you want to be in the selling process. Ask about your agent's marketing plans for your home, discuss your expectations about their role and your role in selling the home, and work together to make the sale.

      How will buyers see your property? You only have one chance to make a positive first impression. A comparatively small investment in time, money and effort can remove many distractions and lead to strong offers from buyers. No one has a more important role in the homeselling process than you, the seller. The correct staging of your home can go a long way towards achieving a successful sale at the highest price.

    3. Make Necessary Repairs

      Walk through your home as a prospective buyer would. Check flooring, plumbing and lighting fixtures, heating and ventilation systems, roofing, and any other major features.  If you can, have a home inspector come to your home for a thorough report.  This may be the best investment you make, as you will be aware of and repair the items that could be an issue when you are under contract.

    4. Make Minor Improvements

      Add small cosmetic touches that might help you sell the home.  Nothing is more inviting than a freshly painted room.  Walk through your home and if you can or have the time, paint those rooms and trim that show wear and tear.  It will make a lasting impression on home buyers.  Try sprucing up the entryway to make it more inviting, plant flowers in the front yard, and send belongings that clutter up rooms to storage.

    5. Price Your Home

      Settle on a realistic price - you want your home to sell in a timely fashion, and not make buyers speculate on why it is just sitting on the market. Check sales prices of comparable homes and consider getting an appraisal to assess the market value of your home.  Our real estate professionals are market experts and can provide you with a very thorough opinion of your home’s value, find a realtor near you.

    6. Market Your Home

Work with your real estate professional to attract as many potential buyers as possible.  Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Network Realty use advanced marketing strategies to attract buyers, whether online, driving by, or reading the paper.  Our marketing system produces outstanding results, contact us today for a no obligation sales analysis and marketing plan for your home. 

    1. Contract Presentation & Negotiation

      Negotiation is a serious business that requires skill and knowledge to effectively achieve the desired outcome. Our agents are highly trained and skilled negotiators and are the most respected professionals in the business.

    2. Close the Sale

      After working through any remaining considerations, you simply need to get through all the paperwork. Your listing agent should help you compile all the necessary documents, and arrange to meet with the buyers, inspectors and others to facilitate the transaction so a successful closure.

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