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Step by Step Guide to Listing

Step by step guide to the listing process:

  1. Prepare your home. We will provide guidance on what you should do prior to placing your home on the market. Prepare your home to top condition so that it will command a premium price.
  2. Pre-listing preparation. We can recommend of some of the best service providers such as: Title companies, Mortgage Brokers, property inspectors and handy man personnel.
  3. MLS List your home. After taking professional photos and videos of your home our IT team will properly place your home on the MLS, and all our social media sites for greater exposure.
  4. Supra lock boxes provide state of the art security. Ensuring that only licensed Florida realtors can access your home; and increase showings by 40%. Also, allows us to monitor who was in your home last, and easily follow up with them for feedback.
  5. Placing a for sale sign on your property. This will create buyer interest more than any other advertising medium.
  6. A custom made brochure, emphasizing the unique selling features of your home to potential buyers. The idea is to provide information and to stand out after looking at a dozen properties. This will include answers most buyers have about your home, community facilities, schools and the surrounding area. Providing buyers all information needed to make a decision on buying a home.
  7. Water Vista Realty’s featured properties. Our IT team will advertise your home our Water Vista Realty Website under Featured Properties. Where it will receive over 3,000 views a week.
  8. Agent Prospecting. We review which agents have shown houses in your neighborhood within the last two weeks in the same price range as your home and contact them providing them information on your home. (Also known as reverse prospecting.)
  9. Target / Direct mailing of informational postcards, and flyers of your newly listed home to selected neighborhoods. Typically, buyers looking to increase the size of their home and move up from a lesser priced one, purchase a home 50% more than their current one. By targeting these specific areas it increases your exposure to qualified buyers.
  10. Personal Contacts. Every week we will be emailing information on listings to a selected list of people interested in buying a home in your market area. This includes over 2,000 buyers and previous clients who also receive our monthly newsletter that will spotlight your property as just listed.
  11. Neighborhood Involvement. 8-10% of all home sales are sold to buyers who knew someone who lived within a block or two from the home they buy. We will create interest of your home in the surrounding neighborhoods by posting flyers with local businesses.
  12. Special Promotions. We employ many unique marketing methods to get your home sold. Examples include online giveaways for viewing your listing or cash drawings for guessing the price of the soon to be listed home. (This draws more attention to our website thus increasing your homes exposure.)
  13. Showing Follow Up. We contact agents who have shown your property more than once to gauge their client’s level of interest and provide additional information.
  14. Status Reports. Here we will send on a regular basis emailed, written, or verbal reports to include actions taken, actions needed, current and planned advertising, feedback on showings and any change in market conditions that may affect the sale of your home.
  15. Hand you your check at closing time. You will be glad you trusted the sale of your home to Water Vista Realty. We work hard to ensure you a relaxed and stress-free transaction process.