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8 Reasons Why you Should Hire a Realtor to Avoid a Disaster!

Eddy Sua

Eddy Sua is the founder and Managing Broker of Capital Group Realty of South Florida AKA as “The Sua Team”...

Eddy Sua is the founder and Managing Broker of Capital Group Realty of South Florida AKA as “The Sua Team”...

Aug 16 5 minutes read

Selling your home without the help of a real estate agent can be risky business, your time, money, and outcome of sale are on all the line.

If you are thinking of going the "For Sale by Owner" route- Here are some questions you should ask yourself before taking the risk!

1. Time

Do you have the time to become a real estate agent for as long as it takes to sell your home?

Are you ready to show your home at a moments notice, even if you are out of town?

Do you have the time to schedule appointments for showings?

Real Estate is our business, we are 100% client focused!

2.  Knowledge

Real estate agents have knowledge and data available to them that FSBO sellers do not, a realtors knowledge of the market is invaluable. 

Do you know how to show your home to potential buyers (strangers) in a way that can keep you and your home safe?

Can you respond to the questions you may get from agents and buyers?

Are you able to calm anxieties from potential buyers about the home by offering them solutions? Can you provide them with resources such as contractors, designers, architects, painters etc?

TeamSua has 41+ years of combined real estate experience

3.  Marketing

Do you have the marketing know-how in order to market your home? Do you have a marketing plan?

What platforms are you using to market your property?

Do you know your buyer demographic?

Here are just some of the ways we market our listings:

Website: The biggest reason we're able to attract so much attention is that we can control the presentation of it on our website.

Facebook: How do we get Buyers to our website to see it? We employ a few different strategies, but chief among them is Facebook Marketing. We understand people don't go to Facebook to buy a home. But we know the people who are buying homes are on Facebook. 

Email Blasts: TeamSua has a database of thousands of potential buyers. Your listing will be seen by everyone in the database.

Print Media: We make your home stand out with eye-catching postcards, brochures, etc. that will be sent to the right demographic.

4. Presentation

Presentation is key, you only get one chance at a first impression! 

Do you have the right equipment or know the right people to help you photograph your home?

Do you know how to stage your home?

Do you have the resources for video and drone footage?

How we do it: professional photos, home video tours, drone footage, professional staging.

5. Inspections and repairs

Inspections are a crucial part of the real estate process. You may need to make repairs to your home before it is ready to sell.

Do you know how to handle the inspection process?

What are the most common repairs done by the seller?

Do you know people who can help you with repairs if needed?

Real estate agents have the knowledge to know what kind of repairs are needed and what repairs would be considered home improvements.

6. Negotiations

Do you have the negotiation experience to get the best deal?

With 41+ years of combined experience, we know how to negotiate the best selling price for our clients!

7.  Seller and Buyer Transaction

Do you know how to handle the contract process?

Who should be in the contract?

TeamSua helps both buyers and sellers with the contract process

8.  Closing

Are you aware of the closing protocol?

When should you move out and let the new owners move in?

How do you handle any last minute meltdowns or mishaps? 

Selling your own home can be stressful and time-consuming if you don't have the knowledge and expertise to do it on your own. 

Let us take that stress off your shoulders and provide you with a stress-free home selling experience. 

We are a pair of full-time Realtors who take their jobs very seriously. When you hire one of us, you get both of us. 

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