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I want to list my home. Now what?

1. Determine Your Home’s Asking Price

Eva can help you enter the market at the right time, analyze market trends and ensure that you are buying or selling your property at a good price. When it comes to making the most significant purchase of your life, make sure you don’t lose out on thousands of dollars.

Set the right price

If you set your price too low, you could miss out on thousands of dollars, however, if your asking price is too high, you could scare away willing buyers.

Eva know the market

Eva Miller understands what’s happening in your local market as well as industry trends that may impact how you sell your house.

Eva can calculate your home’s value

Using the extensive background information available exclusively to them, REALTORS® can compare your home to a collection of similar homes recently sold in your area.

2. Sign a Listing Agreement

Signing a listing agreement officially gives your REALTOR® the green light to start selling your home. The agreement serves three main purposes:

  • It defines your relationship, including the limits of your REALTOR®’s authority.
  • It provides detailed information about your home which can be placed on a real estate board’s MLS® System.
  • It forms the basis for drafting offers on your home.

Highlights of the Listing Agreement

This describes the legal relationship between you and the real estate brokerage and sets a time limit for the REALTOR® to sell your home.

Exclusive vs. Multiple Listing Service®
An exclusive listing states only your brokerage can find a buyer for your home. Most REALTORS® recommend a multiple listing, which allows them to put your home on a real estate board’s MLS® System—a powerful tool that will allow your listing to be marketed to potential buyers.

Your REALTOR® will have very useful advice on what price will attract buyers. Learn more. about choosing the right asking price in Determine Your Home’s Asking Price.

Real estate commission
This may be a flat fee or a percentage of the final sale price.

A physical description of your property
Your REALTOR® will write a description that highlights your property’s best features.

Legal information
This includes the lot number, land surveys and the zoning code.

Financial information
Let potential buyers know the minimum deposit you require.

Completion date
The amount of time you need to move out once your home is sold. Typically, homeowners provide 60 to 90 days. Being flexible may help sell your home faster.

How the home will be shown
Your REALTOR® can arrange viewing appointments and open houses. Any specific instructions, such as, “make sure the cat stays in” can also be noted.

What’s included in the price?
Chattels are moveable items like microwaves and window blinds. They’re not automatically included in the sale, but sellers will often include them to sweeten the deal.

Fixtures are permanent improvements to a property like central air conditioning, installed lighting and wall-to-wall carpeting. Fixtures are assumed to be included in the sale of the home.

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