KNOW THE MARKET
Are homes sales in the Austin real estate market increasing or slowing down? What’s the competition? How many homes are for sale? Is there any new construction in the area? These are the types of questions you should ask if you’re planning to sell your home - and your REILLY REALTOR® will help you find the answers. It’s our job to stay on top of market conditions in the Austin area and create sales strategies to meet our clients’ goals.
PRICE IT RIGHT
What’s the secret to making more on your Austin homesale AND selling it fast? Price it right from the beginning! List your home at the best price from the start and you’ll save yourself the heartache of having your listing sit on the market, and ultimately lowering the price later. Your REILLY REALTOR® will help you accurately compare your home to recent sales in the area, correctly taking into account the important differences between relevant properties in order to calculate the best estimate of your home's value.
SET THE STAGE
Having completed hundreds of real estate transactions year after year, we know the secrets to making your home stand out from the crowd. It's time to think like a buyer and make your home shine by completing minor repairs and staging your home so it shows like a model. Your REILLY REALTOR® can recommend vendors for home repairs and even arrange for professional staging. As you prep your home, you can also gather important paperworkyour REALTOR® will need to help potential buyers better understand the value of your unique property.
PHOTOGRAPH THE HOME
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Actually, we think it’s worth tens of thousands of dollars on your sales price. For buyers searching online, photos of your home will be the first thing they see, and can make or break their decision to stop by for a showing. Professional photography is the only way to go when it comes to making your home look great online, and you can count on your REILLY REALTOR® to arrange for a high-quality photo shoot of your home.
LIST IT RIGHT
There’s more to selling a home than just putting it in the MLS. REILLY, REALTORS® understands the ins and outs of internet marketing - a requirement today since 90% of buyers start their search for Austin homes for sale online. Our goal is to make your listing stand out across the web and reach the largest number of potential buyers. We'll make sure your home appears all over the internet on the most popular websites. We’ll also feature your listing on AustinHomeListings.com, which receives over 2,500 visitors a day.
SPREAD THE WORD
We don't stop at the web to get the word out about your listing. We embrace time-tested sales techniques like flyers, postcards, brochures, and old-fashioned word of mouth to market your home. Our tech-savvy agents will also promote your listing on social media and through email. We'll host open houses and set up showings for buyers interested in your home. Our REALTORS® are actively engaged in their communities and won't hesitate to reach out to potential buyers in their network.
CONSIDER THE FEEDBACK
Once your home is on the market, your REILLY REALTOR®will stay in touch with updates throughout the process. After showings, your agent will get in touch with the buyer’s agent to get their feedback. Potential buyer feedback is important to know! It allows you to adjust your strategy, if needed, to keep your home at the forefront of the market.
NEGOTIATE TO WIN
You've received an offer, now what? Your REILLY REALTOR® will help you negotiate the final sales price with the buyer. The difference between a rookie agent and a skilled expert could mean thousands of dollars either lost or gained during contract negotiations. Our agents are seasoned professionals and can always reach out to our experienced team and broker when needed for advice. Negotiations may be intense, but you can feel confident your REILLY REALTOR® is working hard to ensure the final contract reflects your sales goals.
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