As of December 2019, the real estate market in Grays Harbor is still great. Well, it’s great for sellers! We continue to see year over year increases in average sale prices, inventory hovering low, and days on market shortened. This…
The first two weeks on the market are the most critical. From showings and feedback, open houses, and marketing strategy, this period will be the most disruptive for your daily routine and the most important for selling top dollar!
Constant communication is key to ensuring proper landing in the market.
Showings: We make sure you receive showing requests directly to your phone at the same time we do. If the day and time works, you confirm and if you decline I will work with the agent to find one that fits.
Feedback and updates: We will be in close daily contact in the weeks after launching. You will also receive exclusive weekly updates with all feedback and marketing impact summarized.
Evaluating Offers: We will go through the offers with you to make sure you understand every part, including terms, new proceeds, and how to negotiate to get it where you need it to be.
Okay, we came to an agreement and accepted an offer!
There's generally 4-6 weeks until closing. The only things standing between you and your next adventure are the buyer inspection period, appraisal, and final lender approval.
Home inspections: This process generally takes 7-10 days. The buyer will hire a home inspector (at their expense) to ensure the property is in the condition they expect it to be. If not, they will repairs or a price reduction.
Appraisal: Typically 14-21 days after acceptance. The buyer's expense). They will tour your home for 20-30 minutes and write a report for the bank. Justifying the purchase price based on local comparable sales.
Closing: After the appraisal is complete, the escrow company will coordinate loan documents and call buyers and sellers in for signing. The home will "record". Which means it's officially "sold". Usually in the afternoon of the day of closing.