Phyllis Harb, a California native is a Realtor/Marketing Specialist at RE/Max Tri City in La Canada California. Harb has been assisting local home sellers and buyers since 1989 and offers over 10 years additional experience in real estate lending. Phyllis may be contacted at 818 790-7325
Articles by Phyllis Harb
75 Tips on Preparing your Home For Sale
If you are thinking of selling your home, there are a number of things you can do to improve the “showability” of your home. But first, let’s look at your home through the eyes of the buyer.
Determining the Listing Price
Pricing your home is an art not a science. Achieving the optimal prices is the result of both objective research into similar properties and instinct in determining how much a buyer will be willing to pay for your home.
Property Condition - Seller’s What to Expect During the Inspection Process
The Transfer Disclosure Statement (TDS) – Perhaps the most important paper you will complete when selling your home. Most sellers (other than institutional type) are required by law to disclose facts and defects, which materially affect the value or desirability of their home.
The 10 Minute Showing Drill
You may receive a call requesting a showing in the next ten minutes. The decision to allow the prospective buyers in is yours. If you elect to cooperate with the showing, the following punch list may help.
The Listing Agent’s Role in Marketing Your Home
Every home seller likes to be assured that their listing agent and or the real estate company will run ads featuring their home. Of course, Realtors and their brokerages will run ads featuring your house, but not necessarily for the reasons the seller expects.
What is Escrow?
The Escrow Process - Both buyer and seller deserve the assurance that no funds or property will change hands until all of the instructions in the Purchase Contract have been satisfied.