Selling My Home In Greenville SC

Kris Cawley SC Group - Selling Homes For More!

It is a seller's market right now in the Greenville area! Anytime that you have less than 6 months of inventory, it creates a seller's market. We have buyers that are currently looking for homes in the Greenville area. We now have low interest rates which attracts more buyers than ever.  Right now there are about 30% more CASH buyers purchasing. Greenville is a much sought-after market!

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Kris Cawley - 154 Steps to Sold 

First 24 hours 

1. Make appointment with seller for listing presentation 

2. Send seller an e-mail confirmation of listing appointment and call to confirm. 

3. Research all current comparable properties - listed, sold and pending

4. Research sales activity for past 12 months through (MLS) and public databases. 

5. Research "Average Days on Market" for property, price range and location.

6. Review property tax and public information for lot size and dimensions.

7. Obtain copy of subdivision plat/complex lay-out. 

8. Research property's ownership and deed type.

9. Research and verify legal description. 

10. Research property's land use coding and deed restrictions. 

11. Research property's current use and zoning. 

12. Verify legal names of owner(s) in county's public property records. 

13. Perform exterior Curb Appeal Assessment of subject property.

14. Confirm current public schools and explain impact of schools on market value. 15. Prepare "Comparable Market Analysis" (CMA) to establish fair market value. 

Listing Appointment Presentation  

15. Give seller an overview of current market conditions and projections.

16. Present CMA results to seller, comparables, solds, current listings and expireds.

17. Offer pricing strategy based on professional judgment and current market conditions. 

18. Discuss goals with seller to market effectively.

19. Explain market power and benefits of Multiple Listing Service.

20. Explain market power of web marketing, Internet Data Display and Realtor.com.

21. Review and explain all clauses in Listing Contract and Addendum and obtain seller's signature either in person or with DocuSign. 

22. Ensure seller’s compliance with Home Inspection Clause requirements. 

23. Recommend or assist seller with identifying and negotiating with trustworthy contractors to perform any required repairs. 

Once Property Is Under Listing Agreement

24. Measure overall and heated/air conditioned square footage. 

25. Measure interior room sizes.

26. Confirm lot size via owner's copy of certified survey, if available.

27. Obtain house plans, if applicable and available.

28. Prepare showing instructions for buyers' agents and agree on showing time window with seller. 

29. Obtain current mortgage loan(s) information: companies and loan account numbers.

30. Verify current loan information with lender(s).

31. Check assumability of loan(s) and any special requirements if applicable 

32. Identify Home Owner Association manager if applicable. 

33. Verify Home Owner Association Fees with manager - mandatory or optional and current annual fee. 

34. Order copy of Homeowner Association bylaws, if applicable. 

35. Research electricity availability and supplier's name and telephone number. 

36. Calculate average utility usage from last 12 months of bills. 

37. Research and verify city sewer/septic tank system. 

38. Water System: Calculate average water fees from last 12 months of bill. 

39. Well water: Confirm well status, depth and output from Well Report. 

40. Natural gas: verify availability and supplier's name and telephone number. 

41. Verify security system, current term of service and whether owned or leased.

42. Verify if seller has transferable Termite Bond.  

43. Go over lead-based paint disclosure.

44. Prepare detailed list of property amenities and assess market impact. 

45. Prepare detailed list of property's "Inclusions & Conveyances with Sale."

46. Compile list of completed repairs and maintenance items after home inspector.

47. Send "Vacancy Checklist" to seller if property is vacant. 

48. Explain benefits of Home Owner Warranty to seller.

49. Assist sellers with completion and submission of Home Owner Warranty Application.

50. Place Home Owner Warranty in property file for conveyance at time of sale. 

51. Have extra key made for lockbox. 

52. Verify if property has rental units involved. If so:

53.  Make copies of all leases for retention in listing file.

54.  Verify all rents and deposits.

55.  Inform tenants of listing and discuss how showings will be handled.

Home Inspection

56. Coordinate buyer’s professional home inspection with seller. 

57. Review home inspector’s report. 

58. Enter completion into transaction management tracking software program. 

59. Explain seller’s responsibilities with respect to loan limits and interpret any clauses in the contract. 

60. Arrange for installation of yard sign(s). 

61. Assist seller with completion of Seller's Disclosure form. 

62. Complete "New Listing Checklist." 

63. Review results of Curb Appeal Assessment with seller and provide suggestions to improve salability.

64. Review results of Interior Décor Assessment and suggest changes to shorten time on market.

65. Load listing into transaction management software program. 

The Appraisal

66. Schedule appraisal. (one free appraisal if done at time of listing)

67. Provide comparable sales used in market pricing to appraiser. (If required) 

68. Follow-Up on appraisal. 

69. Enter completion into transaction management program.

70. Assist seller in questioning appraisal report, if questions arise. 

Entering Property in Multiple Listing Service Database

71. Write listing description that sells.

72. Prepare MLS Profile Sheet - Realtor is responsible for quality control and accuracy of listing data.

73. Enter property data from Profile Sheet into MLS Listing Database.

74. Add property to company's Active Listings list.

75. Provide seller with signed copies of Listing Agreement and MLS Profile Sheet Data Form within 48 hours.

76. Set up for professional photos for upload into MLS and use in flyers.

77. Set up viral real estate video 

 Marketing the Listing

78. Create print and Internet ads with seller's input to Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com+ 

79. Market on Facebook

80. Coordinate showings with owners, tenants, and other Realtors. Return all calls - weekends included. 

81. Install electronic lockbox if authorized by owner. Program lockbox with agreed-upon showing time windows.

82. Prepare mailing and contact list. 

83. Generate mail-merge letters to contact list.

84. Order "Just Listed" labels and reports. 

85. Prepare flyers. 

86. Review comparable MLS listings regularly to ensure property remains competitive in price, terms, conditions and availability. 

87. Prepare property marketing brochure for seller's review.

88. Arrange for printing or copying of supply of marketing brochures or flyers. 

89. Upload listing to company and agent Internet site, if applicable. 

90. Mail Out “Just Listed” notice to all neighborhood residents.

91. Advise Network Referral Program of listing.

92. Provide marketing data to buyers coming through international relocation networks. 

93. Provide marketing data to buyers coming from referral network. 

94. Provide “Special Feature” cards for marketing, if applicable.

95. Submit ads to company’s participating Internet real estate sites. 

96. Price changes conveyed promptly to all Internet groups. 

97. Reprint/supply brochures promptly as needed.

98. Loan information reviewed and updated in MLS as required.

99. Feedback e-mails sent to buyers’ agents after showings. 

100. Review weekly Market Study. 

101. Review lockbox reports to study home showing traffic. 

102. Discuss lockbox showing reports and feedback from showing agents with seller to determine if changes will accelerate the sale.  

103. Place regular weekly update calls to seller to discuss marketing and pricing. 

104. Promptly enter price changes in MLS listing database.  

The Offer and Contract 

105. Receive and review all Offer to Purchase contracts submitted by buyers or buyers’ agents.

106. Evaluate offer(s) and prepare a “net sheet” on each for owner for comparison purposes.

107. Counsel seller on offers. Explain merits and weakness of each component of each offer.

108. Contact buyers’ agents to review buyer’s qualifications and discuss offer.

109. Email Seller’s Disclosure to buyer’s agent or buyer upon request and prior to offer.

110. Confirm buyer is pre-qualified by calling loan officer.

111. Obtain pre-qualification letter on buyer from loan officer.

112. Negotiate all offers on seller’s behalf, setting time limit for loan approval and closing date.

113. Prepare and convey any counter offers, acceptance or amendments to buyer’s agent.

114. Email copies of contract and all addendums to closing attorney. 

115. Record and promptly deposit buyer’s earnest money (Closing attorney).

116. Disseminate “Under-Contract Showing Restrictions” as seller requests.

117. Email/Deliver copies of fully signed Offer to Purchase contract to seller.

118. Email/deliver copies of Offer to Purchase contract to Selling Agent.

119. Email Offer to Purchase contract to lender.

120. Provide copies of signed Offer to Purchase contract for office file.

121. Advise seller in handling addtl. offers to purchase between contract and closing.

122. Change status in MLS to “Sale Pending.”

123. Update MLS and transaction management program to show “Sale Pending.”

124. Provide credit report information to seller if property will be seller-financed.

125. Assist buyer with obtaining financing, if applicable and follow-up as necessary.

126. Coordinate with lender on discount points being locked in with dates.

127. Deliver unrecorded property information to buyer.

128. Order septic system inspection, assess any possible impact on sale.

129. Deliver copy of septic system inspection report lender and buyer.

130. Deliver Well Flow Test Report copies to lender, buyer and property file.

131. Verify termite inspection ordered.

132. Verify mold inspection ordered, if required. 

Tracking the Loan Process 

133. Confirm verification of deposit and buyer’s employment have been returned.

134. Follow loan processing through to the underwriter.

135. Add lender and other vendors to transaction management program so agents, buyer and seller can track progress of sale.

136. Contact lender weekly to ensure processing is on track.

137. Relay final approval of buyer’s loan application to seller. 

138. Negotiate payment and oversee completion of all required repairs on seller’s behalf, if needed.  

Closing Preparations and Duties

139. Contract is signed by all parties.

140. Coordinate closing process with buyer’s agent and lender.

141. Update closing forms and files. 

142. Ensure all parties have all forms and information needed to close the sale. 

143. Select location where closing will be held. 

144. Confirm closing date and time and notify all parties. 

145. Work with buyer’s agent in scheduling and conducting buyer’s final walk-th. Request final closing figures from closing agent (attorney or title company). 

146. Receive and carefully review closing figures to ensure accuracy of preparation. 

147. Forward verified closing figures to buyer’s agent.

148. Provide Home Owners Warranty for availability at closing.

149. Review all closing documents carefully for errors. 

150. Forward closing documents to absentee seller as requested. 

151. Review documents with closing agent (attorney).

152. Provide earnest money deposit check from escrow account to closing attorney. 

153. Coordinate this closing with seller’s next purchase and resolve any timing problems.

154. Have a “no surprises” closing. 

155. Refer sellers to a Realtor at their destination, if applicable. 

156. Change MLS status to Sold. Enter sale date, price, selling broker.

157. Close out listing in transaction management program. 

Follow Up After Closing 

158. Answer questions about filing claims with Home Owner Warranty company, if requested.

159. Attempt to clarify and resolve any conflicts about repairs if buyer is not satisfied.

160. Respond to any follow-on calls and provide any additional information required from office files.