Advantages of Listing Your Property with an Agent

A professional real estate agent has the education, knowledge, and experience to assist in making your real estate transaction a smooth successful experience. Your agent can provide the following services:

A Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) to analyze and determine the appropriate market value of your property.
Maximum Exposure for your property through:
1. Multiple Listing Service (MLS) – Network information available to all real estate licensee members
2. Open Houses
3. Caravans – tour of your property with licensed real estate professionals
4. Advertising in specific publications and other media
5. Signage and Flyers
Pre-qualification of prospective buyers to ensure that your sale will close and you won’t waste time with unqualified prospects.
Financing Assistance for the buyer such as:
1. Lender referrals
2. Types of financing (FHA, Conventional, VA, etc.)
3. Seller assisted financing options
Communication point person – Your agent will handle all phone calls, inquiries, appointments, showings and negotiations.
Negotiation skills and “objectivity” in presenting offers and counter offers, off-setting the emotional aspect of decision-making
Proper preparation of the Real Estate Purchase Contract and receipt for the Deposit containing escrow instructions and the terms and conditions of the sale.
Opening the escrow and depositing the buyer’s first money deposit into the escrow account.
Assistance in coordinating transaction services such as inspections, appraisals, insurance, etc.
Coordinating the closing process and estimating closing and final net proceeds.

Richard “Rick” Lopez
BRE 01911542
Direct 949.836.6785 |