1. I will prepare a detailed ‘Comparative Market Analysis’ as well as provide you with pertinent information so that together, we can accurately price your home in today’s market.
2. I will carefully assess your home and provide assistance to ensure that your home’s presentation is the very best it can be.
3. I will prepare attractive and detailed ‘Feature Sheets’ for distribution to potential buyers.
4. I will personally distribute information to your neighbours to let them know about your home … often, they know someone who has been looking to buy in the area.
5. I will immediately list your home through the Multiple Listing Service in Ottawa and the National Capital Region.
6. I will create attractive web pages complete with various pictures of your home for the MLS system and for my various web sites to provide 24 hour exposure.
7. I will have an attractive sign placed on your property within 24 hours of taking the Listing (assuming you approve and this is possible).
8. I will hang a ‘Lockbox’ in an agreed upon location, with a key, to provide easy access for other Realtors to show your home.
9. If deemed appropriate, I will have OPEN HOUSES for buyers to view your home.
10. I will promote your home through the ‘Homes & Land’ magazine, the Ottawa Real Estate Board’s Real Estate Guide, the Ottawa Citizen, and other real estate publications.
11. I will keep you up-to-date with the status on a weekly basis, or more often as deemed appropriate.
12. I will follow up after all showings and get back to you with the comments from the perspective buyers.
13. I will daily match your home to potential qualified buyers.
14. I will promote your house to our relocating clients.
15. I will constantly update you as to any changes in the Ottawa real estate market.
16. I will review the action on your property, and discuss any changes that we mutually agree will make your home more saleable.
17. If you are thinking of moving up, I can assist with the process, and work with you until you find the home of your dreams.
18. I will make you aware of the financing options for a serious Buyer.
19. I will assist you in the arranging bridge (interim) financing, if necessary.
20. I will provide the names of reputable ‘Home Inspectors’ and real estate lawyers, if required.
21. I will represent you when offers are presented, and help negotiate the best possible price and terms for you.
22. I will follow up by keeping you informed on all mortgage, title and closing procedures after the offer has been accepted.
23. I will supply you with 25 Moving Tips to help make your move as easy as possible.
24. I will follow up with lawyers to make sure everything is running smoothly so that you will have your money on time.