Selling your home

Selling your home is one of the most important decisions you will make in your life. Your home is likely your largest asset, this may be the biggest financial move you've ever made.

Countless questions are unearthed as consider selling: how much worth? What are the market conditions? How long it take to sell? Scheduling showing appointments that fit your lifestyle? How to handle buyers making undesirable offers?

I will work for you every step of the way. My combination of knowledge, skill, experience and technology ensures that I can sell your home for the highest possible price and in the shortest period of time. My on-line marketing system allows me to make information accessible 24 hrs a day, and to respond immediately to every prospect.

#1. ) Motivation plays a critical factor in determining what course of action you need to take. Spring is typically faster pace season than winter to sell.

Without any obligation, you can ask a realtor like Francis, to visit your home to give a listing presentation. Francis will explain how he will market your home and give you a comparable market analysis ( CMA). The CMA details information on past sales in your neighborhood, home that did not sale and homes that are currently for sale. Francis will use the CMA, market statistics and his knowledge to help you set a price for your home and an estimate of the net proceed you will receive.

Pricing: the competitive nature of the Vancouver real estate market means that over-pricing your home could make the difference between your home selling quickly OR not selling at all.

#2.) If you feel comfortable with me, then sign a listing agreement with me. It authorize me and my brokerage to market and sell your home. It also provides detailed  information on the Multiple Listing Service database.

Prepare your home for viewing: as clean and tidy as possible is the key. Get rid of the clutter, a new coat of paint &pedicure the yard .Home staging or get your home a mini make-over is the key to selling home quickly

#3.) Prepare Your Finances: Can you discharge your mortgage without any penalties? Is your mortgage protabe without any penalties? Does capital gain tax apply to you? Consult your accountant or mortgage broker on the terms.

#4.)Offers: 1 will walk you through the process, you will see every offer. There may be conditions you may want to change. In an very active seller's market, multiple offers might arrive. We will discuss every detail.

 

Closing Cost when you are selling your home

Here is a guide to some of the common closing costs (Please seek independent legal advise from your lawyer or Notary Public.)

LAWYER/ NOTARY FEES

Legal costs for selling a home with a mortgage are approximately $ 750 to $ 1000.

It is important to know what is .OR is not included in a fees and what might be added as an additional charges. Costs that are usually included are professional fees, land title search and miscellaneous office disbursements plus GST & PST.

ADJUSTMENTS/ DIBURSMENT

There are some closing adjustments which have to be calculated to cover items such as municipal property taxes, municipal water and sewer fees, strata maintenance fees, rent and security deposits. Each of these items will be pro-rated by your lawyer or notary.

REALTORS COMMISSIONS

These commissions will be disbursed by the lawyer/notary to the pertinent parties

OTHER COSTS

Capital Gain Tax, Transfer of Title.

All of the above costs will be prepared into a statement of Adjustment by your lawyer or notary·