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A Peek Inside the Business of Selling your Lake Oconee Real Estate…

Real estate is more than a full time job; it is a commitment, which permeates every hour of every day of our lives. Real estate transactions require a great deal of attention on a daily basis. Escrow, title, lenders, inspections, appraisers, banks and more need to be attended to, mostly during normal business hours. Buyers need to see properties around their schedules, which often mean weekend showings. Sellers properties often need tending, turning on lights, replacing flyers; keys go missing…. A pipe may burst on a listing with an out of town owners; anything can happen. What properties are selling during this market slow down---properties with full-time agents devoting unlimited attentions to getting their listings in front of every prospective buyer. Do you know if your agent is available to conduct business, full time on your behalf?

The Foursome’s multiple level marketing plan positions our listed properties to attract all potential buyers. Our market research indicated that over 85% percent of all home searches start on the Internet. Your Lake Oconee homes needs to be online, and findable, when buyers search. If your Lake Oconee home is not heavily market on the Internet locally, nationally and internationally, you are missing thousands of potential buyers. The Foursome has a substantial Internet presence and understands what it takes to promote traffic to your home for sale

FIVE STEPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME IN A DOWN MARKET:
1. Understand exactly what a Down Market really is—
• More homes on the market
• Homes not appreciating at the rate of a few years ago
• Homes are staying on the market longer


2. Price it Right from the very beginning—
• New buyers look at all available homes
• Best priced, Best looking home gets the offer
• Buyers are not waiting around for an over-priced home to lower the price


3. Make sure your home shows like a model—
• Finish any remodeling and/or repairs
• Declutter-Declutter-Declutter
• Hire a Home Stager


4. Hire a competent agent—
• Needs to understand the current market
• Has an armory or marketing
• Is available full-time


5. Make sure home is getting comprehensive internet exposure—
• Agent has substantial internet presence
• Agent provides multiple photos on-line
• Support of a nationally recognized broker with great internet presence

Mandi
706-473-0591
mfbonner@bellsouth.net
Coldwell Banker Lake Oconee Realty The Foursome at Lake Oconee.com
2800 Reynolds Walk TrailgraphicGreenboro, GA 30642graphic(p) 706-467-3181graphic(f)706-485-6403
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