Why use a Realtor?

The true value that Realtors provide during a real estate transaction is their expertise, professional knowledge, and just plain hard work that results in a successful real estate transaction. A Realtor or a team of Realtors like The Premier Team at RE/MAX Executive offer many important services that are often the difference in a successful real estate transaction.

At The Premier Team, we’ve gone right to the source. You’ve told us that buying and selling a home can be stressful, time-consuming, and sometimes overwhelming. Our pledge of service excellence means that our professional team of Realtors assumes three important roles: Trusted Advisor, Skilled Negotiator and Expert Facilitator.our-listings

Here is a list of 18 Pre-listing services provided by a Realtor and brokerage firm before the property even goes on the market:

Pre-Listing Activities

  1. Making an appointment with the homeowner for a listing presentation.
  2. Researching all comparable properties
  3. Researching sales activity for the past 6 months and within one-half mile from your home through the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and/or public records databases.
  4. Researching “Average Days on Market” for properties like yours, price range and location.
  5. Reviewing property tax roll information.
  6. Preparing a “Comparable Market Analysis” or CMA to establish fair market value.
  7. Obtaining a copy of subdivision plat/complex lay-out.
  8. Researching your home’s ownership and deed type.
  9. Researching your home’s public record information for lot size and dimensions.
  10. Researching and verifying legal description.
  11. Researching your home’s land use coding and deed restrictions.
  12. Researching your home’s current use and zoning.
  13. Verifying the legal names of the homeowner or owners in the county’s public property records.
  14. Preparing a listing presentation package.
  15. Performing an exterior Curb Appeal Assessment
  16. Compiling and assembling a formal file on your home.
  17. Confirming the area’s public schools and explaining the impact of schools on market value.
  18. Reviewing the listing appointment checklist to ensure all steps and actions have been completed.

You deserve a knowledgeable advocate in the real estate process and The Premier Team is designed to do just that. Because it’s about commitment: By partnering with you, listening to your needs and communicating clearly, your home sale or purchase will be a positive experience.