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What To Expect

The Rachel Kendall Sales Process

Read more about what to expect during the Rachel Kendall Sales Process.

1. Your Home

  • Price your home competitively
  • Compare market prices
  • Prepare & stage your house
  • Enhance curb appeal
  • Professional representation throughout the process

2. Before The Sale

  • Assess and evaluate your needs
  • Determine listing price & pricing strategy
  • Initiate pre-marketing & marketing strategy
  • Present home to the market
  • Consult & negotiate offer

3. After the Sale

  • Guidance through due diligence, mortgage & appraisal
  • Inspections & negotiate repairs
  • Prepare closing documents
  • Become a supporter of The Rachel Kendall Team
  • Make a difference in a child’s life

Getting Your House Ready

Learn how to prepare your house for listing day.

What areas of my home should I clean before listing?

  • Replace carpets
  • Wax floors
  • Windows
  • Blinds
  • Drapes
  • Light fixtures
  • Clean all appliances
  • Hire a cleaning service
  • Clean off counter tops
  • Re-caulk tub
  • Remove mineral deposits

What should I repair before selling my home?

  • Leaking faucets
  • Squeaky doors
  • Remove unnecessary furniture
  • Power wash sidewalk & driveways
  • Check doorbell
  • Light fixtures
  • Replace the old mailbox
  • Replace lightbulbs
  • Repair broken windows
  • Repair broken screens

How can I organize my home?

  • Organize garage
  • Declutter attic space
  • Clear out of season clothing
  • Organize clothing & shoes
  • Remove clutter from cabinets, closets & drawers

How should I present my home for showings?

  • Raise blinds
  • Open drapes
  • Use light colors
  • Turn on all lights
  • Turn the weed beds
  • Trim trees/shrubs
  • Lay ground cover
  • Pick up litter
  • Front flower entry
  • Spot paint outdoor furniture

Ready to take the next step toward selling your home?

While many real estate agents still use the old fashion “PFA” (Pulled From the Air) method to determine the fair market value of your Raleigh & the Triangle home, we’ll remove all the guesswork when your home is evaluated.  Your Raleigh & the Triangle home will be priced properly using current data to perform a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA). In the CMA, we’ll collect and compare data for homes that have recently sold in your neighborhood. This system will analyze Raleigh & the Triangle homes that are comparable to yours in terms of house size, lot size, improvements, locations, and schools. Request your FREE Raleigh & the Triangle Home Evaluation today!

Contact us, the Rachel Kendall Team, to begin!