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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?

Contact us, the Rachel Kendall Team, to begin!