Selling

1. Hire the right Real Estate Agent

  • Know the current real estate market and provide perspective on inventory and pricing.
  • Explain the entire process of selling your home
  • Will only use professional photography for your home.
  • Build and execute a great marketing plan.
  • Negotiate on your behalf to get the best terms for you.
  • Be proactive in avoiding real estate snags.
  • Keep you informed of each step during the process!

 2. Understand the Process

  •  Most home sellers find that selling their home is an overwhelming experience. With a strong agent to guide you through the process, we will lessen the anxiety of the unknowns by being proactive during the process

3. Explain the factors that Impact the Sale of your Home

  • Urgency to Sell
  • Reason for selling
  • Price
  • Location
  • Condition of the property
  • Size of the home
  • Design of the home
  • Architectural style
  • Age of the home
  • Accessibility to lifestyle choices

4. Accepting an Offer

  • Once your home is priced and presented competitively, we will guide you when an offer is made. In negotiations, along with discussing the price offered, you will consider other terms such as; closing date, financing, options, items included in the sale, and timelines. In the event you receive multiple offers, we will prepare a spreadsheet to easily distinguish each offer so you can make the best possible decision. I will thoroughly explain each point in a negotiation.
  • Once you accept the offer, I will explain any additional contingencies, negotiations or details.
  • I will create a Scheduling Outline for your reference. It will ease stress knowing each date and deadline in your contract, but also steps to expect. It will include, inspection, appraisal by lender, final walk through notes, calling utilities, settlement statement from title company, and what you need to bring to closing.

 

5. Close, Celebrate and Pay It Forward!

  • After closing, we will PAY IT FORWARD to an organization of your choosing. Each of our clients have a different story, experiences and passions. We ask YOU, our seller or buyer to choose the charity to say, “Thank you” for choosing Team Pay It Forward. We are partnering together to ensure the needs in the community are met. 


Buying

1. Hire the right Real Estate Agent. The right agent will…

  • A right agent should have high personal and professional skills to navigate through this process. It will set the precedence throughout the entire transaction.
  • A good agent will be informed with the current real estate market and provide insight into local inventory and pricing.
  • We supply you with our “Home Selection Survey” – to ensure your goals are outlined from the start.
  • Give you a simplified booklet to explain the entire process of buying a home.
  • Using the Home Selection Survey, we push forward to find the best home for you!
  • Negotiate on your behalf to get the best terms for you. Negotiating is a skill – finding an agent that can communicate, be firm, polite will gather the best results.
  • Communicate with you regularly, daily when needed, to ensure you are fully informed of the process.

2. Getting Pre-Approved for a Home Loan. There are great mortgage lenders and brokers in the Denver Metro Area. It is important to shop around to find the right loan and terms within the loan that is best for you! It is important to understand the variable in financing. The right consultant will...

  • Review your current financial situation.
  • Discuss your available options when financing a mortgage.
  • Guide you to a price point that best fits your budget.
  • Helps you to identify the best financing variables, such as interest rate and length of the loan.
  • Keep you informed and updated on the entire financial process throughout your purchase.

3. Once Pre-Approved on a loan, it is time to begin visiting homes that are on your list. I will guide you through this process to help you focus on the best choices for you. Here is a sample of the questions on the Home Selection Survey…

  • How big do you desire you home to be?
  • How many bedrooms are you looking for?
  • How big of a yard will you like?
  • Is a garage important and how many spaces will you need?
  • Do you desire to live in a specific location?
  • What amenities would you like nearby your new home?
  • Do you need to live in a particular school district?

4. Make Your Offer, Negotiate, Inspect.

  • I will guide you on the Current Market Values, sharing with your comparable home values to help you decide what to offer in regard to price. In addition, you will consider other terms such as a closing date, financing options, items included in the sale and timelines. I will thoroughly explain each of the points in a negotiation.
  • Once your offer is accepted, provided you have inspection contingencies, you can then perform due diligence to ensure the home you are buying is in the condition you understood as you were making the offer. During this period, you can conduct a full home inspection. It is important to feel confident in your home purchase.

5. Home Appraisal

  • If financed with a Mortgage, they will require an Appraisal to ensure it is correctly valued at the price it is under contract for.

6. Close, Celebrate and Pay It Forward!

  • Once you have finished an inspection period, it is time to move through the final steps of the home buying process. I will guide you through this as well! It is important to stay in close communication with your financial consultant to make sure all documents are submitted in a timely manner.
  • I will help you set up a time to sign loan documents and help you coordinate the date and time of possession. This is an exciting time.
  • After closing, we will PAY IT FORWARD to an organization of your choosing. Each of our clients have a different story, experiences and passions. We ask YOU, our seller or buyer to choose the charity to say, “Thank you” for choosing Team Pay It Forward. We are partnering together to ensure the needs in the community are met.