SELLING YOUR HOME

Focus on what you do best, and leave the work of selling your home to us.

Why work with a Saint Paul Realty Agent? Many home owners consider selling their home directly, but eventually turn to RealtorsĀ® after expending considerable time and money. Smart home sellers realize they need expertise in pricing their home, the network connections RealtorsĀ® at Saint Paul Realty have with a broad range of buyers and someone to arrange and staff open houses. Our experienced real estate professionals will clarify and complete the necessary legal paper work and coordinate with other professionals in the sales process. In addition, a Saint Paul Realty agent will help you to hurdle any obstacles and unforseen problems or last minute glitches in the sales process.

To make sure that you are well equipped and armed with up-to-date information for your decision to sell, we have prepared a Pre-Listing Home Selling Guide to take you through every phase of the home-selling process. Please contact us and we will be happy to send this guide to you via email or as a hard copy in the mail. You will find it helpful to keep this packet with you during your home-selling process. There are pages that contain important phone numbers and dates and areas for notes to help you stay organized. It contains helpful information for both during and after your home sale. Use its reference pages, note pages and agency explanations, as an invaluable guide on your home-selling journey.

What Is Your Home Worth?: To obtain an accurate estimate of the current value of your home, your Saint Paul Realty agent will prepare a comprehensive market analysis using many pricing factors that reflect the attributes of your unique home.

Ten Steps to Selling Your Home: Your home can be sold more quickly and at a better price by following a few simple guidelines in the sales process. These steps outline what to expect and are worth your special attention.

Benefits of working with a Saint Paul Realty AgentĀ®: We take the burden off of you by marketing your home to qualified buyers to sell it at the maximum price in the shortest time frame and on your terms. This is our commitment to you.

Selling Tips; Five Ways to Speed Up the Sale of Your Home: Things YOU can do to lessen the amount of time that your home is on the market.

Short Sales: A short sale is a sales transaction in which the seller’s mortgage lender agrees to accept a payoff of less than the balance due on the loan. (A. Siudzinski, Senior Information Specialist, Realtor.com)

Field Guide to Foreclosures: Foreclosures are still having a substantial impact on the U.S. housing market. However, programs by federal agencies (including the Homebuyer Tax Credit), as well as depressed prices have chipped away at foreclosure inventories. This field guide provides links and tips for those trying to prevent foreclosure as well as information for foreclosure investors. Also included is information on the government’s Home Affordable Foreclosure Alternatives (HAFA). (D. Foligno, Project Specialist, Realtor.com)

Get the Facts on Mold: Check for mold in your home to avoid problems down the road. Mold is a problem in many homes and can pose serious health risks to people as well as the structural integrity of your home. Visit the Minnesota Department of Health for more information on the dangers of mold and what you can do about it if it is found in your home.

Seven Things to Look for When Receiving an Offer: There are many aspects of a purchase agreement that need to be carefully considered. A Saint Paul Realty Agent will help you in weighing the pros and cons of each of them.

The Closing: At the closing meeting, ownership of your property is legally transferred to the buyer. Here’s what to bring…..