How to Sell Your House

How much is your home worth?

Selling a home can be stressful without the right resources. My past clients have appreciated my work over the years overseeing the entire transaction from start to finish, smoothly closing within their specified time periods by, among other tasks,…

  • Helping them get their houses ready to sell
  • Helping them arrive at the right list price
  • Marketing the property in a way that attracts the right buyers
  • Negotiating with those buyers and their agents
  • Arranging home inspections
  • Handling all of the paperwork and timelines
  • Celebrating with them at closing

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Probate Sale

Those who are suffering through a difficult season may have likely already been approached by local investors offering fast cash for their inherited property. Sadly, those offers are often well below their real value. Before engaging with anyone on the sale of real property from the estate of your dearly departed, please call me at (770) 271-2156 for a cooperative market analysis and get an objective opinion about what it may be worth in today’s market. Then your estate attorney, family and you can decide on next steps for the property of your loved one, holding, liquidating, or whatever.

Yes, I can help with the sale of your probate property, having represented both buyers and sellers with their transactions. I can help you arrange

  • To sell the goods in the property via an estate sale
  • To have the property cleaned prepared for sale
  • To sell the property for the highest dollar amount that the market will bear

But unlike with most investors, the seller is protected by working with me. I am committed to upholding the business ideals, rules and precepts put forth by both the National Association of REALTORS® and as a licensee of the Georgia Real Estate Commission.  And I always strive to conduct business with honor and respect for others involved.

Relocation Sale

There’s a lot at stake with your relocation. With all of the guaranteed buy-out offers, allowances and other incentives, time is clearly of the essence when it comes to relocation home sales. So a well-qualified, experienced, resourceful, full time agent who is knowledgeable about Lawrenceville GA Real Estate, the relocation process and more is of the utmost importance. My complete pre-decision package includes a wide variety of useful information to help you make the right call.

  • The Cooperative Market Analysis includes the most recent selling prices comparable homes nearby to help you arrive at a suggested list price and the most likely selling price.
  • The average number of days that those properties remained on the market before selling will assist with meeting critical deadlines.
  • The Net-to-Seller worksheet provides valuable insight into the estimated closing costs associated with the home sale and the estimated net proceeds you might expect at settlement.
  • The home preparation checklist will suggest steps that you can take to get the highest net proceeds in the shortest amount of time.

    Our customized marketing strategy and tactics will help you find a buyer, close on time on terms acceptable to both the relocation company and you.

Short Sale

You need to sell your home, but the mortgage balances are higher than the property may be worth and you don’t have the funds required to bridge the difference. You may still be able to sell your home for less than the balance owed on the mortgages with some cooperation from your mortgage lenders. Here are a few steps to start things off.

  • Obtain the mortgage balance payoff from your lenders.
  • Call (770) 271-2156 or write Solomon for information on local market activity and an estimated selling price.
  • Gather the requested documents so that the process can begin.
  • If you are comfortable with what you are hearing, you should plan to get the property on the market right away.
  • You’ll also grant permission to interact directly with your lenders on your behalf to keep things moving along toward an approval.

Please keep communications with the lender open, responding to all letters and phone calls in a timely manner throughout the process. A short sale will adversely affect your credit score temporarily, but you may be able to sell.  With your cooperation, we'll find a buyer and get the property sold, protecting your interest along the way.

Traditional Home Sale

A traditional sale occurs when you can have funds left over for your next move after having comfortably sold your home at a price that allowed you to pay off the mortgage, other liens and sales expenses.

  • Ask mortgage lenders for an estimated payoff amount about 45 days out.
  • Use online resources to arrive at what your home may be worth.
  • Call (770) 271-2156 or write Solomon for a cooperative market analysis and hassle-free discussion to help you arrive at a suggested selling price range.

Carefully review your findings and decide on next steps.

Please call (770) 271-2156 or write to Solomon even if there are only questions about selling your home for the highest net that the market will bear in the shortest time period.  We can cover a lot over the telephone, but I welcome the opportunity to meet with you either at your home or my office. We’ll go over the estimated net-to-seller worksheet, how to prepare your home to sell for more, selling strategies, tactics and more. Then you decide if selling, even selling with me is the best choice at this time.  Please call or write today for more information on a smooth transition into your next adventure.