SELLER RESOURCES

Madison Realty Group offers much more than agent services to our clients...

Preparation

Selling your home can be daunting. We are here to help you prepare to sell. Our experienced team will direct you towards what is most important in preparing your home to sell. Likewise, we will also direct you away from unnecessary preparation expenses and seller traps!

Education

With our industry leading real estate knowledge and experience, we happily offer free education to anyone looking to learn more about selling their home. Call our office or review some of the information we've provided below!

Consultation

It's common for people to ask if it's a good time to sell their home. We offer free consultations to get to the bottom of this question. Our agents will happily take the time to examine your loan status, the local market, and property condition to get you ready to sell!

SELLER INFORMATION

Below we have compiled some of the most common topics we get asked about as agents. Feel free to call us if you have any questions or would like a free consultation!

YOUR BLUEPRINT TO SELLING

The Quickest Sale at the Best Price

Plan

  • Determine your needs as a seller 

  • Outline the home selling process

  • Gather information about your property

  • Conduct comparative market analysis

  • Work together to find best listing price

  • Complete real estate listing agreement

  • Consult regarding home staging needs

  • Complete a property pre-inspection

Prepare

  • Initiate a home warranty plan

  • Implement staging recommendations

  • Complete recommended repairs

  • Complete property profile

  • Develop a customized marketing plan

  • Photograph and video your property

Perform

  • Launch our selling plan of action

  • Put our marketing plan into action

  • Create virtual tour for property

  • List property on MLS

  • Showcase property on agent website

  • Conduct an open house

  • Distribute advertisements in local area

  • Provide you with detailed status updates

  • Present all offers to purchase received

  • Negotiate the strongest offers in your favor

  • Coordinate purchase agreement and closing

GETTING YOUR HOME READY TO SHOW

Quick tips for a show ready house

Overview

In order to have a home show at its best, you need to honestly asses its appearance and condition. We can help! Take the time to look at every room inside as well as the exterior, yard, and garage. Is there anything that can be done to improve the overall look and feel of the home? Cleaning and straightening up are essential. Also, small amounts of money spent on repairs and improvements can make a big difference. Buyers buy on emotion. If a home gives a great first impression they will remember it over other homes they will see. If you home needs help with repairs we will gladly assist you in finding the professional you need to make you home the best it can be!

Interior

  • Initiate a home warranty plan

  • Implement staging recommendations

  • Complete recommended repairs

  • Complete property profile

  • Develop a customized marketing plan

  • Photograph and video your property

Exterior

  • Launch our selling plan of action

  • Put our marketing plan into action

  • Create virtual tour for property

  • List property on MLS

  • Showcase property on agent website

  • Conduct an open house

  • Distribute advertisements in local area

  • Provide you with detailed status updates

  • Present all offers to purchase received

  • Negotiate the strongest offers in your favor

  • Coordinate purchase agreement and closing

TIPS FOR A SMOOTH CLOSING

Getting ready to close on your new home

Checklist to complete before closing

  • Order final gas and electric bills

  • Cancel cable or Satellite TV

  • Notify post office of change of address

  • Leave home only after moving truck has left

  • Collect and organize all appliance manuals

  • Complete walk through of home to make sure nothing is left behind.

  • Turn off lights. Close and lock all doors and windows

What to bring and Expect at closing

  • All keys and garage door openers

  • Drivers license or other photo ID

  • Make sure to change your voter registry at your new home

  • Contact the sanitation company to find which day garbage is collected

  • Closing typically lasts an hour or less taking place at a closing company. You'll sign several documents, turn over keys to the new owners, and you'll take your check to the bank!