Engle Realty: Louisiana Real Estate
Residential & Commercial Real Estate Sales and Rentals
So what exactly happens when a real estate company sells a house? What is the real estate company's role as your agent in the process? What functions does the real estate agent serve as? What does the real estate agent do during the transaction? What is it that you have to do? This comprehensive guide below that will explain it all:
Go over listing agreement.
Obtain and record information of property
Fill out Property Disclosure Document
Get dimensions of property and evaluate
Seller decides on price
Present Comparative Market Analysis
Present to you valuable information as to Market Value
Sign listing agreement
Fill Out Listing Agreement
Prepare the property for showing.
List the property on MLS system.
Place sign in front
Place keybox on door
Newspapers: The Advocate, The Banner, The Real Estate Finder
Many other websites.
MLS Database: *exclusive
Makes it available to many websites:
All Realtors® have access to it
Professional sign on property
Additional informational signs available (Waterfront, Acreage, Commercial, etc.)
Usually 2-4 PM Sundays on some properties
Meets with buyers
Follow-up with prospective buyers
Existing and New Clients *exclusive
Word of mouth *exclusive
Agent to Agent
Other services prior to contract:
Regardless of Price (Good/Bad)
Can give professional advice and guidance
Rejects offers under client's direction
Agents act as a buffer between parties, which can mean getting more for your house.
Receives Deposit Check
Post Acceptance Assistance:
Order Termite Inspection
Communicate with and oversee various companies
Works to ensure that buyer can get financed.
Goes over the HUD-1 document
Accompanies you to closing.
Explains paperwork to you so you know what you are signing
This is the major points of the selling process. All sells are never the same and so when you encounter problems as the seller, your Engle Realty agent will be there to help you resolve them.
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