Q: What is my property worth?
A: Pricing your property correctly is crucial. You want to sell your property in a timely manner at the highest price possible. Current market conditions determine the value. Pricing too high or too low can cost you time and money. Realistic pricing will achieve a maximum sale price in a reasonable amount of time.
Q: What do I need to prepare my property for sale?
A: Declutter, clean and fix any issues that may come up at a home inspection. See how to prepare the exterior and interior of your home for photography here.
Q: Do I need a stager to prepare my home for sale?
A: Staging is important because it neutralizes the home. Home staging is a complimentary service here at Anne Whiting Real Estate.
Q: What is the commission you charge?
A: Commission fluctuates based on individual circumstances.
Q: What type of advertising will be done by your company?
A: With each property Anne Whiting Real Estate prioritizes and capitalizes on each advertising opportunity based on the unique and specific qualities of the home.
Q: What will closing costs be on the seller side?
- Satisfying and discharging all existing mortgages and liens
- Drawing the new deed
- State excise stamps ($4.56 per $1,000 sale price – Cape Cod $5.70 per $1,000)
- Attorney fee for securing pay-off figures of present mortgage, drawing and recording discharge
- Brokerage fee for professional services
- Seller concession, if any plus points
- Prorated taxes, water, sewer and any other utility bills, if applicable
- Betterments, if any
- Securing smoke detector certificate
- Securing carbon monoxide alarm certificate
- Securing title V septic certificate, if applicable.
Q: Do I need an attorney?
A: Yes, you need representation. If you need a recommendation of a real estate attorney we would be happy to help you with that.
Q: How long does the process of closing take once you have found a buyer for my home?
A: The closing process takes about 40-45 days depending on the bank originator.
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