Seller's Guide

From determining your home's value to closing day, learn more about the home selling process.

The decision to sell your home is a big one. Whether this will be your first time on the selling side of the real estate process or you’ve done it several times before, I would love to assist you with the sale of your home. As a trusted RE/MAX® agent, I will help you navigate the process and help answer any questions you may have. Servicing Williamsburg, James City County, New Kent County, Yorktown, Gloucester, West Point, Charles City County Virginia.

...it matters who you hire!

Determination, honesty, & positive attitude are character traits that matter. My parents taught me to get up early, work hard, pray every day, have faith in God, show compassion, keep my word, have respect, and just be nice. These are my values and the foundation of everything I do. It IS the secret sauce to success and HAPPY Clients! You are going to get the best 5-STAR service I can provide, tailored to a personal level so you have the most amazing experience possible. Call Tia 757-243-3245.

Prepare Your Home for Sale

Before you list your home, you’ll want to make sure your home is as marketable as possible. You may want to consider some repairs that could help add value to your property, such as fixing any water damage or foundation concerns. Even small cosmetic changes can have a big impact in the eyes of a buyer, such as replacing outdated light fixtures or giving your home a fresh coat of paint. I can work with you to help identify updates that may help increase the value of your home.

Determine Your Home’s Value

Choosing the right price for your home is one of the most important components of the selling process. While online estimates can be a good place to start those are based on algorithms. As your agent I will provide a more accurate estimate based on recent sales, the condition of your home, similar competing homes in the area, and other factors you can only get with a real analysis. Let's get you as much money as possible. Call for consultation Tia Stanley 757-243-3245.

Accept the Offer

Once your home is on the market and a buyer is interested, he or she will submit an offer to your agent through their own agent. While the offer may differ from your asking price, you can reject or counter it if you’d like. Once you accept an offer, you’ll be officially under contract! During the due-diligence period between signing the purchase agreement & closing the sale of your home, I will help you understand the conditions, provisions, and facilitate the obligations of your contract.

Close on Your Home

Once all terms of the contract have been met it will be time to close, or go to settlement. In our area sellers typically close a few days before buyer at your preferred title company or closing attorney's office. Closings can occur by mail if you are not in town. Once buyer closes and transfers money, the ownership of your home transfer to the buyer and documents are recorded, funds disbursed. Congratulations. You’ve just sold your home and are ready to move on to your next adventure!

Marketing Your Property

As a RE/MAX agent, I have access to advanced technology and marketing strategies, and I have the knowledge and expertise to help sell your home. A few highlights include:

Online Listing for Your Home

Online listings feature information specific to each property and the surrounding area, as well as a property image. An invaluable marketing tool, the property image gives potential buyers an instant preview, which saves time and visually sparks interest.

Mobile Presence

Prospective buyers will be able to access the same great search technology available on my website while on the go! My home search app is available for both iOS and Android devices, increasing the opportunity for your home to be shown to potential buyers anywhere and at any time.

Advanced Marketing

I have advanced marketing and digital strategies that can help drive more traffic to your listing. The RE/MAX network of agents is one of the largest in the country and can be a great resource for spreading the word about your property by word of mouth, online marketing, and other advertising opportunities.

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