Looking to sell? Here are a few ways your REALTOR® can help you

Selling your home can be a tough process, but with the help of a REALTOR® it can be made easy. Your REALTOR® is your Trusted Guide, and will help you through the process. Your REALTOR® is there to answer your questions, share their experiences and knowledge, and is committed to helping you in every step of the way. When it comes to selling your home, your REALTOR® can offer insight on what buyers are looking for; these are the minor details you may over look.

Determine the asking price
Realtors have access to the MLS® system, the most powerful buying and selling tool in the province. They will be able to help you calculated the value of your home, along with the best asking price. You don’t want you home to be on the market for a long period of time.

Prepare your home
There are minor details when it comes to staging your home that often go over looked. Your REALTOR® can help you with different aspects that can affect the sale of your home. Changing minor things like adding a new coat of paint to your home can make it more aesthetically pleasing. It’s important to detached yourself from the home so potential buyers can imagine themselves there, along with this furniture can make the rooms look complete and larger as opposed to empty rooms.

Marketing your home
With their wealth of knowledge, your REALTOR® will help you from the ‘for sale’ sign to advertising your property both traditionally and on social media. They will go out of their way to ensure that the largest numbers of interested buyers have been reached.

Navigate offers
Once the offers start coming in, your REALTOR® will be able to help you with their pros and cons, they will be able to help you with a counter-offer, and finalization of details and paperwork.

Close the sale
Your REALTOR® and lawyer will work side by side ensuring everything is completed successfully and will take care of the complicated and time-consuming legal maneuvers to close the sale!

For more information on how to find your REALTOR® visit www.trustedguide.ca.

The Nova Scotia Association of REALTORS® represents more than 1,500 brokers, salespeople and affiliate members throughout the province. NSAR serves its members through a wide variety of educational programs, publications and special services. REALTOR® is a trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who are members of The Canadian Real Estate Association and, as such, subscribe to a high standard of professional service and a strict code of ethics.