Sellers Resource Center

Brochures & Checklists

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Home Inspection Checklist

Ready for your home inspection? Use this thorough checklist to make sure you've covered all the bases.

Home Remodel Checklist

This checklist will help you figure out whether to remodel prior to selling, and what to spend your money on to get the most out of your investment.

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Subcontractor List

Need a handyman? What about a lender? This referral list provides contact information for quality subcontractor referrals in the Colorado Springs area.

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Effective Selling Strategies for Homeowners

This brochure covers the basics on home selling strategies for home owners.

Featured Videos

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Why A Home Doesn't Sell

Hope White and Ian Kovac of Hope White The Real Estate Company share their experience on why a listed home doesn't always sell, or why it doesn't sell quickly.

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Boutique Real Estate Agency vs Big Brokerage

Hope White and Ian Kovac of Hope White The Real Estate Company share their experience on working with a boutique real estate brokerage is better than choosing a high volume big brokerage to buy or sell your home.

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Tips for Increasing Your Home Value

Hope White and Ian Kovac of Hope White The Real Estate Company provide tips for increasing your home value and curb appeal prior to selling your home.

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Realtor vs FSBO

Hope White, Broker, and Ian Kovac, Broker Associate, share their views on whether you should use a realtor or list your home as a for sale by owner.

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Real Estate Housing Market for Colorado Springs Fall 2017

Update on the Real Estate Housing Market for Colorado Springs 2017. Hope White, Broker, and Ian Kovac, Broker Associate, give their update on the current condition of the housing market for Colorado Springs.

Step 1:

Contact a REALTOR® and communicate your needs and desires regarding your home sale

Step 2:

Clean and tidy property for curb appeal and perform any upgrades or remodels that will help increase your asking price

Step 3:

REALTOR® lists your home for sale on the MLS and begins to market your home online and locally

Step 4:

Interested buyers schedule showings with you and your REALTOR®

Step 5:

Offers are written and REALTOR® negotiates on your behalf, then you accept the best one

Step 6:

REALTOR® helps you meet all deadlines (title commitment, inspection, appraisal)

Step 7:

Presentation of buyer funds and Closing. 

Time to move in!

89% of home sellers still use a realtor to assist in selling their home

The studies and statistics all confirm that a seller’s best return on investment comes from employing a realtor.

Home Selling

Selling a home on your own means you take on the added responsibility of:

  • researching
  • listing
  • marketing
  • negotiating
  • meeting all deadlines
  • making sure buyers are pre-approved
  • following up with buyers, lenders, title companies and other agents
  • and closing procedures

A realtor has experience navigating these additional responsibilites.

Why A Home Doesn’t Sell – Reduce Time on Market

  1. Pricing – price it right to maximize buyer interest
  2. Condition – buyers prefer upgrades
  3. Location – people want a nice neighborhood
  4. Terms – Loan amounts and interest rates impact the sale of your home

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