Seller Frequently Asked Questions

Seller Frequently Asked QuestionsWe get asked some of the same questions from potential sellers from time to time.  Here are the most common seller frequently asked questions:

How long have you been a real estate agent?  

Collectively our team has over twenty years experience.

What is your average list-to-sale ratio?

Our current average is 96.38%.

On average, how long does it take you to sell a listing?

Ninety three days on market is the average over the past 2 years.

How well do you know my area?

With selling homes in southern Indiana for over thirteen years, we know the Jeffersonville, New Albany, Clarksville and Floyds Knobs areas well and have sold many properties here over the years.

How will you market my home?

Will will market your home on over 1500 unique websites through our listing syndication program, thus exposing your home to over 4000 realtors. We have an aggressive weekly Twitter, Instagram and Facebook marketing campaign. Finally, the Big Red Team holds great business relationships with fellow realtors who are incentivized to show your property.

Will you tell me what I need to hear?

We will evaluate your needs and help you determine what is best for you and your current situation and what your needs are.

How do you deal with issues that come up?

We will keep you in the loop immediately if any issues come up good or bad. You deserve to know what is going on and we handling them consistently and quickly. We have a great working relationship with all realtors which is important during the transaction.

What happens if I’m not happy with the job you are doing to get my home sold?

You will be happy and if you are not, we part ways with no cost to you.

Who can I contact for a reference?

We have many references and the list is growing after successful transactions. Additionally check out our Realtor.com and Zillow online reviews.

Do I have to leave during a showing appointment?

Yes you should leave.  Put yourself in the buyer’s shoes. They want to walk openly and honestly with their agent.

On a showing appointment, what should I do with my pet?

Take them for a walk, send them to the neighbors.  Not all buyers like animals, and they might be scared.

Is it better to show a vacant house?

It depends on the floor plan, decor.  Sometimes they show better with some furniture.

Why is staging important for the sale of my home?

There are several ways to measure the value of your home: it’s condition, it’s competition, and it’s price.  If your home is not in a condition that matches the quality of it’s competition, then we need to offset that by adjusting our price.  Usually, it will require less out-of-pocket expense for you to change the house’s appearance up front, rather than offering an allowance while still listing at a lower price.

Do you have any other questions?  Click HERE to ask us anything or send us an email: info@bigredteam.com.

Additional Resources

Sellers Resource eBook

Home Selling Process

Preparing Your Home For Sale

Change of Address Checklist

Definitive Moving Checklist

Declutter Your Home Checklist

House Cleaning List

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